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Do you have images on your hard drive that you think WHY did I take that, well this is one of those, then I suddenly thought its Saturday and it has a shadow so why not, and anyway it does not always have to be serious and we should take photos just because we want to.

Don't be afraid to just pass this one by.

Regards. - gary

Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkII
Lens:Canon 100mm f2.8 macro
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Why not
Username:gary_d gary_d
Uploaded:1 Dec 2012 - 11:56 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, General
Votes:Voting Disabled

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2012 - 12:11 PM

Nice rippled texture as well as those fascinating letters! Could be the start of a really intriguing novel, don't you think with this as the front cover? Tongue

Ann

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fificat100
1 Dec 2012 - 12:31 PM

Wonder what the CH 227 is? - Maybe you were collecting numbers/letters at the time? - I went through a phase of shooting numbers plates for a few months!

Lavina

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woolybill1
woolybill1 Plus Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2012 - 1:12 PM

No reason is ever needed for taking a photograph as far as I'm concerned, Gary.
If you had not taken it you would now be kicking yourself Smile
Regards
Bill

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lonely_oryx
1 Dec 2012 - 1:15 PM

The lighting brings out the texture well

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
1 Dec 2012 - 1:36 PM

Now you've got me wondering why Gary, like the composition,
Fred.

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2012 - 2:20 PM

Great texture-- I like the curious numbers!

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2012 - 2:47 PM

I agree, Gary, take shots of what appeals to you or captures the imagination at the moment, then if others like it too, then that's a double bonus.
Ronnie.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 7barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2012 - 3:29 PM

one wonders .... it means something to somebody, somewhere

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 6Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2012 - 4:55 PM

Well certainly do not want to pass this by, but yep! why did you take thisGrin
but must say the textures were worth it
Lillian

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8751 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1241 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2012 - 6:26 PM

Someone will understand. I think this is meant for just one person.
Moira

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accipiter
accipiter Plus Member 5accipiter vcard England58 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2012 - 8:56 PM

Curiouser and curiouser! A

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom84 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2012 - 11:21 PM

I've certainly taken many images which I scratch my head over now - some because they're so badly composed
and some which like you I think why!
So you've left us with an unsolved mystery. I like EAS's idea of it being a book cover.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Dec 2012 - 1:05 AM

Why on earth did anyone carve their inititials and some random numbers onto that bench? We will never know, not that you probably give a toss anyway as your beloved Swansea jacks are riding high in the Premiership !Smile

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Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
2 Dec 2012 - 3:40 AM

GrinGrinGrin
I think it's a secret code" Come Here at 22.00 on the 7th!" GrinGrinGrin
IB

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Rende
Rende Plus Member 837 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
2 Dec 2012 - 11:34 AM

I like the contrast between the wrinkles in the paint and the strong, straight scratches in the letters.
Rende

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johnjones
johnjones  5 England
2 Dec 2012 - 1:13 PM

Well are you sure you never had a new penknife and tried it out on the bench as IB stated I think it's a secret code" Come Here at 22.00 on the 7th!" you have been caught out, lol.
jj

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2 Dec 2012 - 1:26 PM

super texture here gary,i wonder what the numbers are.ray

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
3 Dec 2012 - 11:39 AM

Just spooted this as the featured E2 image and thought you'd like to know. Grin

Ann

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RockArea Plus Member 8RockArea vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Dec 2012 - 10:06 PM

The texture in the paint is wonderful and the great thing about digital is, "why not?"

David

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ChristineD
4 Dec 2012 - 6:31 PM

Great textures and light

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astyag
astyag  812 Constructive Critique Points
17 Dec 2012 - 9:05 AM

Liked the write up. And yes I know that feeling, when you have an image and you think why it is there...

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milky
milky Plus Member 12milky vcard Wales
15 Jan 2013 - 1:39 AM

Nice work Gary, Wear do you not go today and not see name's & number's, good point--------MilkyWink

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