No Catch

By woolybill1
An angling shadow from Cromer Pier.

Thanks to all who have commented and criticised, laughed or cried, on or at my most recent uploads. We actually got back well before tea yesterday; however, since it was Friday, someone called McAfee took over my computer for nearly five hours before (a) deciding that there was as usual nothing wrong with it, and (b) graciously allowing me to play again. Such is the price of Security, I know, but it is always so damned SLOW.

Tags: Photo journalism Specialist and abstract Humour Saturday shadows

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Comments


helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2012 8:57AM
So, welcome back to cyberspace WinkWink
I thought this was a watering can initially WinkWink
Well spotted and captured Bill - hopefully you were not the only one who caught something with this fishing tackle GrinGrin
Helen

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Hi Ho, Hi Ho it's off to work we go...

No? oh well it was my first thought, one of the 7 dwarfs stepping out.

Nicely composed with the diagonals from the planking and thr shadows cutting across. Looks like it maybe a fishing reel from the previous comment, but fish comes for me on a plate or in a poke with chips.

Dougie
cats_123 Plus
12 4.5k 26 Northern Ireland
10 Nov 2012 9:11AM
must be the wind up variety Smile
10 Nov 2012 9:12AM
Brilliant shot Bill, took me a few moments to figure out what this was Smile well spotted and captured.

Hugh
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
10 Nov 2012 9:12AM
Bright sun, sharp shadow and great shapes, Bill.

Dave
10 Nov 2012 9:19AM
excellent!
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2012 9:22AM

Quote:Hi Ho, Hi Ho it's off to work we go...

No? oh well it was my first thought, one of the 7 dwarfs stepping out.




I like this idea much better than the rather more mundane reality. Nicely composed image with great textures and a fun shadow.
O yes pc can be a pain in the ... but we love them when they work ok. I had to work it out from the thumbnail I thought it was your camera on a mono pod, better go to have my eyes tested I think. creative with a good idea Bill well spotted.

John
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
10 Nov 2012 9:50AM
great shadowy photo you have here !!
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
10 Nov 2012 10:59AM
I thought it was the shadow of a watering-can hung up when I first saw it! Grin A great shot for the Saturday Shadows, Bill Smile
Trev Smile
BarryC123 8 43 25 Ireland
10 Nov 2012 11:37AM
This had me wondering too - well-spotted and a great capture.
SlowSong Plus
8 6.3k 29 England
10 Nov 2012 11:37AM
This looks like a rather quirky watering can. I'm glad you explained, me having no knowledge of fishing and tackle whatsoever. Smile
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Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
10 Nov 2012 1:35PM
Yep, it looked like a watering can, but now i see the reel...and a big one at that. Must be some large fish where you were.
taggart Plus
12 46 13 United States
10 Nov 2012 1:40PM
I see--- neded to read the comments to learn what this is all about-- A good shadow guessing game!
10 Nov 2012 1:46PM
VERY well seen and taken Bill.

John Smile
10 Nov 2012 2:04PM
At first I thought a watering can. But can see now it is a fishing reel. Great shadow.......Sandy
AnnJ Plus
4 5 Scotland
10 Nov 2012 2:06PM
Great shadow image, well seen. Ann.
carper123 Plus
4 920 8 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2012 2:38PM
Another super image, Bill, has a bit of everything this one, shadows, textures patterns and that all important piece of creativity in a well compositioned image.
Well done.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
10 Nov 2012 3:09PM
A while since I have been fishing Bill,and used a spinner.
Nowadays I just spin the occassional yarn or two !!
A splendid shadow.
Good shot.
Mick.
10 Nov 2012 4:57PM
A great shadow image. Me too thought 'watering can' at first!

Lavina
pdcche 5 4 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2012 8:21PM
This looks very fishy Bill, great shadow, Peter..
bliba Plus
10 2 Austria
10 Nov 2012 10:17PM
Bright sun, sharp shadow and great shapes... a perfct combination
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
11 Nov 2012 9:03AM
Perfect use of shadows

Peter
Tibetan 4 3 England
11 Nov 2012 10:23AM
Simple idea well presented like it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
frz67 6 10 32 Italy
11 Nov 2012 4:50PM
excellent graphic image, Bill

francesco
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
12 Nov 2012 5:07PM
A superb shadow saturday image Bill, I'm not a big fan of McAfee or Norton, I'd recommend Avast or Nod both of which provide free antivirus software
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
15 Nov 2012 3:36PM
Monstrous!Unexpected, and very clever! GrinGrinGrin IB

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