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Big Dipper.

By Mollycat
The top of a large, very large, cut glass vase I bought Lesley a few years ago. Looking at it it suddenly reminded me of the
Big Dipper I used to ride on as a kid back in the '40s/'50s at the fun fair in Porthcawl during the miners holidays in August.
Strange the way the mind and memories play tricks.

Thank you for your kind comments at my attempt on a William Morris print, and especially to Patricia, Chrissie and Ju for their
valued UA's, really appreciated. Thank you.

Tags: General Glass Abstract Digitally manipulated

Voters: cantona43, mikbee, taggart and 43 more

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cantona43 Plus
11 924 4 England
1 Aug 2014 1:10AM
A super shot I would never had guessed it was the top of a vase

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mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
1 Aug 2014 1:18AM
Puts me in mind of the rusty cot
I had as a baby Peter !!
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
1 Aug 2014 1:44AM
A vase shaped as such will hold the flowers so well, ----- this is an interesting black and white version of your vase!
This becomes a very interesting abstraction, Peter.

jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
1 Aug 2014 5:25AM
Looks like a rollercoaster well spotted and captured

PranavMishra 4 52 17 India
1 Aug 2014 5:53AM
looks like a bridge shaking in the night due to cery strong wind..
also reminds me of a lier..
Excellent observation and capture Peter,
1 Aug 2014 7:27AM
Interesting in every way
7 10 10 England
1 Aug 2014 7:51AM
This really does look like the big dipper.
1 Aug 2014 7:59AM
This is a great shot Peter, yes it is like the Big dipper, it is funny how we see something all the time and suddenly it becomes something completely different. GrinGrinGrin
netta1234 Plus
4 371 2 Wales
1 Aug 2014 8:22AM
This is brilliantSmile
fotobee Plus
3 4 3 South Africa
1 Aug 2014 9:18AM
Very imaginative. Regards Martin
1 Aug 2014 9:36AM
Excellent, Peter!

1 Aug 2014 10:11AM
It looks great - reminds me of my many rides on the old one at the Pleasure Beach!
Irishkate Plus
6 38 100 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2014 10:34AM
I love this one Peter - very effective mono with a bit of mystery.
Well seen on your part.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
1 Aug 2014 11:32AM
Very well presented and original!
Nikonuser1 Plus
4 98 14 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2014 11:34AM
Great image Peter, well seenSmile

1 Aug 2014 11:46AM
makes for a great image indeed Peter good work love it

1 Aug 2014 1:11PM
Well observed image
danbrann Plus
12 624 17
1 Aug 2014 1:40PM
How inventive Peter. It does resemble the big dipper. You have used your observational skills to great lengths.
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
1 Aug 2014 3:11PM
Rather like the Big Dipper at Blackpool's Pleasure Beach that I used to enjoy riding! Wink A well seen image, Peter Smile
Trev Smile
1 Aug 2014 3:20PM
Very niceGrin
Something special , Peter! WinkSmileGrin --- Jukka.
Wonderful image well worked Peter.

Mary Grin
SlowSong Plus
8 6.4k 29 England
1 Aug 2014 4:26PM
It's a great shape for a photograph. Nice.
JuBarney Plus
5 20 3 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2014 5:02PM
A terrific abstract which reminds me of music or a musical sound!
A great image Peter and great processing. It could almost be a chalk drawing on a black board.


1881 4 India
1 Aug 2014 6:53PM
superb shot...............................

JawDborn Plus
4 1.0k 1 England
1 Aug 2014 6:58PM
Very clever image. My first thought also was of a big dipper. Great work, Peter.
1 Aug 2014 8:36PM
A wonderful image Peter, I'd never have known it was a vase. Brilliant imaginative image. GrinGrin

ali63 Plus
4 756 1 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2014 10:10PM
Great image Peter,

Ali GrinGrin
capto Plus
4 4.0k 8 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2014 10:22PM
Big dipper was my first thought seeing the thumbnail, well spotted.Smile

1 Aug 2014 10:24PM
Love it Peter. Definitely a big dipper. So very well done. Cathy
Bantu Plus
3 7 1 India
2 Aug 2014 6:14AM
Peter,lovely imagination.

2 Aug 2014 9:15PM
Quite simply superb, perfectly cropped and perfectly processed.
Chinga Plus
5 3 1 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2014 11:52AM
Very good! Well seen composition.

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