Breaking the Mould

By woolybill1
A duck passes nonchalantly beneath Framwellgate Bridge in Durham.
I wonder who will break the mould in 2013?

Many many thanks to John lifesnapper and Ken franken for their treasured U.A.s yesterday.

Tags: Photo journalism Specialist and abstract Humour

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LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2013 8:54AM
Brilliantly observed and captured Bill, a real quacker (sorry, couldn't resist)! Happy New Year to you and yours

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1 Jan 2013 8:55AM
Well seen and beautifully captured. A
pascalg Plus
10 37 France
1 Jan 2013 9:01AM
excellent timing!
1 Jan 2013 9:16AM
Brilliant comp' Bill, and very well spotted and captured. I like it VERY much.
Have a great start to 2013 you twoSmileSmile

John Smile
1 Jan 2013 9:55AM
Would have that on my wall, Bill, Great work

SlowSong Plus
9 7.3k 30 England
1 Jan 2013 10:10AM
Ha - well done Duck. Smile Don't know about break the mould, but break the rules and make life (or photography) more interesting.
Happy new year Bill.
SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2013 10:19AM
An excellent image and I love the detail and movement.
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2013 10:30AM
An image which has so many connotations.

A very Happy New Year.

Regards as always Nathan GrinGrinGrin
Jasper87 Plus
8 1.9k 150 England
1 Jan 2013 10:44AM
A little duck in a big pond looking as though he's paddling against the flow. Lovely colours and ripple shapes.

RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
1 Jan 2013 10:56AM
Well spotted opportunity and captured so well: happy New Year to you and your's.
cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
1 Jan 2013 11:05AM
Precise timing is required to initiate the break...timing takes many years of practice Smile

2013 has 365 days of practice time available!!!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
danbrann 13 636 17
1 Jan 2013 11:58AM
A cracker to start the year with Bill.
Joline Plus
11 30 53 United States
1 Jan 2013 12:06PM
A fabulously philosophical image.
Wishing you all the best for the new year.
1 Jan 2013 12:22PM
Lovely Image Bill!

franken Plus
15 4.5k 4 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2013 12:35PM
So well seen and taken Bill. Love it!

xwang 8 56 8
1 Jan 2013 2:49PM
Excellently spotted and captured image. I like the idea..
Happy New Year.
AnneWorner 10 620 43 United States
1 Jan 2013 3:50PM
A duck playing the artist Smile

AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2013 4:31PM
A great sentiment Bill - love the golden colour.
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
1 Jan 2013 4:48PM
Look what a little duck can do! Just think what we could do! Excellent image Bill. Happy New Year!.......Sandy
pamelajean Plus
12 1.0k 1996 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2013 5:08PM
I love the way the duck disturbs the reflection.
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
1 Jan 2013 6:00PM
Glorious golden colour reflected in the water Bill and the mallard drake adds so much. Happy New Year
jaktis 14 84 Sweden
1 Jan 2013 8:05PM
Perfect colours lines and contrasting element

Happy new year

pdcche 7 4 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2013 9:42PM
Well spotted Bill, what a lovely shimmer in the water from the bridge, Peter..
2 Jan 2013 1:27AM
Go with the flow, Bill!!TongueTongueTongueTongueTongue
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
2 Jan 2013 5:27PM
A cracking capture, Bill, and what wonderful golden colours! Wink
A Happy New Year to you Smile
Trev Smile
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2013 9:44PM
Liquid gold - wonderful reflections SmileSmile
Tibetan 5 3 England
3 Jan 2013 3:19PM
Looks like a giant bird chasing the duck! So! I have a good imagination lol. nice one like it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
6 Jan 2013 10:22PM
I love this one. the patterns in the water are- well a true watercolour painting.

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