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Circles of Life

By NDODS    
A rather nondescript image which was captured on yet another wet and miserable day. However I did like the both the reflection and the every increasing circles in the sodden tarmac surface hence its capture.

A very big thank you for all your great and interesting comments following yesterdays upload. I try to vary my uploads as much as possible in order not only to fulfil my need to capture something different but also to share with you just a tint snapshot of my evert increasing catalogue of photographs.

Not to clever this morning following a bad night, so I shall be taking things extremely easy today.

I hope as always that you all have a great day, and take everything which comes your way with a positive and open mind where possible.

Regards Nathan Grin

Tags: Rain Wet General Patterns Puddles Shadowily Saturday

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CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
2 Feb 2013 9:07AM
Simple, yet effective, Nathan. Do hope you brighten up after your bad night, and manage to enjoy your weekend. Carol

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franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 9:09AM
It is simple and effective Nathan. I hope the day improves for you.

RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
2 Feb 2013 9:11AM
The story of 2012 captured succinctly in one shot, Nathan: hope you too have a quiet, relaxing but rewarding day.
fazzer 8 54 7 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 9:15AM
A simple but very effective shot,the inclusion of the reflections at the top make the shot for me Smile
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
2 Feb 2013 9:20AM
Reading all the comments on epz re the rainy summer you guys had I can understand this image better Smile I like the little circles of them raindrops, a sight we don't often see ! I really hope you have a good day Nathan !!GrinGrin
Mrsbass 5 2 1 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 9:31AM
I too like the circles of the raindrops - they make a beautiful pattern. Take care.
morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 9:31AM
Superb shot Nathan, I love the simplicity and the reflections not forgetting the circles Smile Hope you have a peaceful and restful day

2 Feb 2013 9:42AM
Now this I like, more than yesterdays. Plain, simple & effective. Have a good day, friend, you could always watch England beat Scotland!!! (I hope!) As we are a family with half Scottish & half English places of birth you can imagine what the comments are like!
fentiger Plus
16 918 24 England
2 Feb 2013 9:45AM
So simple and so everyday (well almost Wink) and it works really well as a fine composition.

Meheecho 5 275 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 9:55AM
A simple but effective image, hope your day is full of peace, light and happiness
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
2 Feb 2013 10:01AM
Lovely ripples, but not showing any interference patterns, strangely.

NaturesHaven 6 283 6 England
2 Feb 2013 10:13AM
The sun is shining today here in Lincolnshire................cold but fresh and breezy...................lovely..........GrinGrinGrinGrin
2 Feb 2013 10:26AM
A cracking image Nathan. One which I like a lot
widtink 5 406 2 Scotland
2 Feb 2013 10:43AM
Yeah Nathan life can be about circles ever-decreasing or ever-increasing that depends Smile Sorry to here about your bad night so just relax today neebs

widtink 5 406 2 Scotland
2 Feb 2013 10:44AM
Chrissie wash yer mooth oot lolTongue

EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
2 Feb 2013 10:51AM
I love this!! Great title to go along with it too. Hope you have a restful and restorative day. Glorious sunshine here and the ground is white with frost.

debu 8 India
2 Feb 2013 10:52AM
This image leads the eye nicely.
2 Feb 2013 10:58AM
Nice one. The water of life! SmileSmile

Hop-A-Long 11 52 1 England
2 Feb 2013 11:01AM
I hear the sound of the rain, pitter patter, pitter patter.
The air smells so fresh, I want to stand here forever.
I feel so alive.
Glorious image Nathan.

achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
2 Feb 2013 11:04AM
So effective and simple Nathan.


nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
2 Feb 2013 11:23AM

Quote:A simple but effective image, hope your day is full of peace, light and happiness

Same with me.
luckybry 8 3 Scotland
2 Feb 2013 11:33AM
SIMPLE EFFECTIVE fantastic title all round nice work

xwang 9 56 8
2 Feb 2013 11:39AM
I like the title and POV..take everything easy, easy comes, easy goes..just like ripplesGrin
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 11:48AM
Feet up and just take time as it comes today Nathan...if the puppy allowsWink & Julie of coarse
a very different shot here, and also could be 'tears of life'
you certainly see so many things us don't
well done
Tibetan 5 3 England
2 Feb 2013 12:21PM
There is something about drops of water falling on water that is fascinating, the circular ripples extending outwards one on top of another; landing randomly you have captured it nicely Nathan, like it well done, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Rende 11 38 4 Netherlands
2 Feb 2013 12:33PM
Sensitively observed and beautifully captured Nathan.
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
2 Feb 2013 1:11PM
Oh No, more rain. I'll think I'll bake today. Well captured Nathan.........Sandy
very clever well taken.

2 Feb 2013 2:13PM
good one Nathan very effective and thought provoking indeed...take it easy hope you have a better day/night

Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 2:31PM
Good observational image which lends itself to philosophical thoughts
of which you are a master.
2 Feb 2013 2:47PM
A simply but effective shot
2 Feb 2013 3:52PM
yes u are right.
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
2 Feb 2013 4:36PM
Makes a great pattern pic, Nathan...luckily, I didn't see much water falling from the sky whilst I've been away this week! Wink
Trev Smile
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 4:59PM
Love it Nathan!
netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
2 Feb 2013 5:08PM
Simple but verry effective Nathen,hope you feel better by now and that you will have a better night tonight.
Philpot Plus
5 39 4 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 5:55PM
Well seen Nathan. The rain drops in the pool of water are very effective. Hope your days picked. Best regards. Phil
rayme330 6 17 1 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 6:04PM
The title is as evocative as the image, Nathan. Well observed.

evelen 13 5 England
2 Feb 2013 6:10PM
excellent shot .
saltireblue Plus
8 8.0k 33 Norway
2 Feb 2013 6:42PM
Nathan, I feel dreich is a suitable wowrd to sum up the weather in this image. A lovely word that can be pronounced with such feelingWink
Anything but nondescript, my friend.

jdinne 15 16 England
2 Feb 2013 7:35PM
Its great Nathan and another most would miss. My wife just looked over my shoulder and said that's really good Smile

Hope you managed to take it easy today.

taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
2 Feb 2013 8:49PM
I shall add this to my vocabulary--

it is a dreich image, as was mine today---

We have had too many dreich days

The words works so well as does your image!
ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 9:28PM
An interesting image Nathan, I hope your day has gone well,
Ali SmileSmile
You managed to make a dull day look beautiful.

Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2013 12:59AM
Excellent shot! Grin
A nice abstract shot.

RuthyJ 11 England
3 Feb 2013 9:33AM
Great image. sums up Britains weather !!
3 Feb 2013 9:39AM
A complete summing up of our Green and pleasant Land Nathan.
Must contact you soon, but the way things are panning out here at the mo', it could well be a Spring visit .
All the best to you,

John Smile
platzy 5 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2013 9:44AM
Simple well structured powerful image, great shot mate.
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
4 Feb 2013 5:28PM
the unusual format helps a lot... like your thoughts!
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
17 Feb 2013 4:59PM
Glad to see that you have been inspired rather than depressed by all this rain NathanSmile
Hi Nathan, I love to look at pictures that break all the rules and work so well. I don't like to say anything bad about club judges, so I won't say anything about club judges. Si.

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