The ghost in the machine

By mrswoolybill
The b&w conversion was a last-minute idea. See V2 for colour. Not quite straight-out-of-camera this has had a crop and a lot of despotting, but I deliberately left in some grot along the diagonal line for a hint of texture. No other fiddling.
The subject is probably fairly obvious but I'm not going to spell it out...
Thanks for looking,

Tags: Transport Black and white Specialist and abstract Humour and fun

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franken Plus
14 4.3k 4 United Kingdom
28 May 2012 8:10AM
Fascinating in mono Moira.

Assumed to be a bit of a car and recently used as a toilet by a bird or I could be completely wrong? Smile

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AnneWorner 9 620 43 United States
28 May 2012 8:12AM
Just make sure you get that cleaned off if it's on your car - that mixture can really mess up a good paint job Smile

vickyf 11 8 8 United Kingdom
28 May 2012 8:20AM
Well, I thought it was a moon ghost.....Smile
rontear Plus
14 8 8 England
28 May 2012 8:23AM
Pink Floyd cover MoiraWink decidedly spooky mono.
28 May 2012 8:46AM
yup.... mono for me .. a true ghost!
SlowSong Plus
9 7.0k 30 England
28 May 2012 8:51AM
My car is covered in these blighters. No matter how many I exorcise, they always come back! Smile
But I'd not have thought of photographing them - what must your neighbours think. Grin
morpheus1955 10 3 2 United Kingdom
28 May 2012 8:56AM
Superb image Moira, got to be V1 for me

Well it seems we all have a good knowledge and understanding of birds***, james an interesting image a ghost on a stick. I thought at first it was a deflated image of the Moon on a stick. The diagonal is of course a fine addition to this unusual image Moira.

mikbee 10 3 8 Scotland
28 May 2012 9:54AM
I don't think I would have much trouble naming a folder for this subject matter Moira !!
And I thought despotting came to an end when they got shot of that Pol Pot in Cambodia !!
bird poo looks like the moon melting like a Dali watch
Joline Plus
11 28 53 United States
28 May 2012 11:32AM
A mono conversion was brilliant.....
AnnChown Plus
7 202 1 United Kingdom
28 May 2012 11:46AM
An inspired conversion Moira - but we wouldn't expect anything less from you!! Smile
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 11 England
28 May 2012 1:00PM
Very spooky, Moira! Wink Great work, and V1 for me Smile
Trev Smile
nonur Plus
8 17 12 Turkey
28 May 2012 1:02PM
What an unusual shot, Moira! . V1 works better for me and I like the graphics of it.
Jasper87 Plus
7 1.8k 150 England
28 May 2012 1:26PM
I don't think I'd have guessed this at all (but I blame the lap top!). Great abstract.

mrswoolybill Plus
10 1.1k 1725 United Kingdom
28 May 2012 1:59PM

Quote:What an unusual shot
Much more diplomatic than I expected. Well you didn't have much difficulty working this out, did you? I may have to find something harder.
Anne, we had torrential rain shortly after I took this, did the job for me!
Thanks everyone. I have a very busy day, so I'm just calling in. Have to go and photograph some Council gardeners, and then some residents at a care home.
28 May 2012 3:24PM
V2 for me but I am having a strange day --- steve
danbrann 12 636 17
28 May 2012 5:28PM
As we say in Haltwhisle...a load of Sh*t....but a very abstract if dropped from a great height.
jonwebber 9 4 1 United Kingdom
28 May 2012 5:41PM
Number thirty I believe, for a very ummm interesting take . . .
28 May 2012 7:16PM
Mono all the way Moira, a spooky idea.

John Smile
saltireblue Plus
7 7.0k 33 Norway
28 May 2012 8:09PM
An excrutiating, excellent exposure of extruded excremet excitingly exhibited.

pluckyfilly Plus
11 351 33 United Kingdom
28 May 2012 8:14PM
would not have thought to take a picture myself - certainly got the ole brain cells working
pdcche 6 4 United Kingdom
28 May 2012 9:17PM
Lovely mono shot Moira, well spooky in appearance.. Peter
Rock Plus
15 10 2 England
28 May 2012 9:22PM
Good job Cow's can't fly,

said the farmer wiping his eye.

gary_d 9 576 13 Wales
28 May 2012 11:16PM
An unusual subject but works well, the mono for me. - gary
gajewski Plus
12 10 9 United States
28 May 2012 11:28PM
I take it this was a gift from one of our Avian friends?
I like vickyf's assessment -- looks like a ghost moon to me as well.
jaktis Plus
13 84 Sweden
29 May 2012 5:17AM
More spooky in V1

bliba Plus
11 2 Austria
29 May 2012 6:36PM
spooky and very good
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
4 Jun 2012 4:36PM
Very spooky indeed Moira, did you find this in the town of Goole? lol

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