Quarry tiles

By woolybill1
The living-room floor of my brother's house in mid-Wales. Only minimal adjustment of the mid-tones in Levels has revealed some amazing colour.

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gingerdelight 11 298 11 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2011 9:09AM
What a floor! Some wonderful colours and it makes a lovely abstract.

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bliba Plus
12 2 Austria
7 Apr 2011 9:25AM
great less is more work

super comp

KingBee Plus
11 525 2 Scotland
7 Apr 2011 9:29AM
Lovely tiles, lucky brother! Wonderfully observed, as always, and shooting on the diagonal was inspirational. It totally makes this. Regards. Bob
7 Apr 2011 9:33AM
KingBee's comments say it for me as well.


P.S. thanks for the UA.
Alvar 10 23 2 France
7 Apr 2011 10:02AM
I like this Bill. I get strange looks when I take this type of image eg Yesterday I was taking shots of a rather nice Hedge !!!!
davewaine 10 141 3 England
7 Apr 2011 10:07AM
Jonathan always had excellent taste.

Richsr 10 91 223 England
7 Apr 2011 10:38AM
Makes a good abstract Bill, the colour and strong lines work so well.
Regards Richard
Lucy_Locket 10 35 England
7 Apr 2011 11:03AM
Nice abstract Bill
Lucy Smile
morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2011 11:29AM
Superb Bill, simple yet very effective, great colours and textures.

mikbee 10 3 8 Scotland
7 Apr 2011 11:46AM
My brother in law has similar tiles in his kitchen Bill,but I never thought of taking a pic !!
Perhaps it is best.He thought I had a screw loose taking a pic of his rusty padlock and hasp on his garage door !!
Good shot.
Joline Plus
11 28 53 United States
7 Apr 2011 12:09PM
This makes a grand geometric abstract.
7 Apr 2011 12:38PM
Well picked out Bill, makes a fine abstract image,
SlowSong Plus
9 7.1k 30 England
7 Apr 2011 2:05PM
What a fabulous floor. Very satisfying photographically. Smile
AnnChown Plus
8 202 1 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2011 2:12PM
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
7 Apr 2011 2:17PM
Fantastic colors and composition here!
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2011 2:40PM
Love these tiles ... What some please
Greatshot from you
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
7 Apr 2011 3:23PM
Lovely tiles, well seen Bill. Really like this image...........Sandy
LexEquine 11 19 United States
7 Apr 2011 4:19PM
Excellent abstract image frame, Bill, with wonderful colors, hues, textures, & diagonals. Well-seen & performed. Stay well.
Ciao...Peter Wink
baclark 8 3.7k 24 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2011 4:28PM
YUM!! I love a good bit of flooring, especially on an angle (you may remember my Herculaneum and Pompeii floors?), you've ticked all the right boxes for me with this one Bill. Super textures and tones.
paulb20 Plus
11 12 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2011 4:57PM
Good abstract Bill, the blue tiles on the diagonal make the shot work for me.
Sezz 12 617 15 England
7 Apr 2011 5:05PM
I like the lines, colours and textures - pleased to be 30th Bill Smile

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danbrann 13 636 17
7 Apr 2011 5:19PM
Good one BIll for all the right reasons.
jonwebber 9 4 1 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2011 5:43PM
Wonderfully taken.
Cold on the feet.
imagio 11 12 1 England
7 Apr 2011 5:50PM
Love the pattern and the detail Bill

7 Apr 2011 6:16PM
Well the blue ones in the centre might be Quary tiles Bill, but the others look like Chinese Slate to me. We have them in our Conservatory, and all the different colours in any light, look just stunning. Well I might be wrong, but they're certainly not Welsh Slate Smile

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Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
7 Apr 2011 7:56PM
A superb abstract image Bill, I never knew the Lifesnapper was such an expert on tiles, does he work at B&Q or Topps Tiles?
jaktis 13 84 Sweden
7 Apr 2011 8:07PM
A great diagonal and pattern

7 Apr 2011 9:08PM
As ever Bill the observant eye spots the opportunity and the eye and hand get the composition and colour right!

GlynnisFrith 11 23 3 United Kingdom
8 Apr 2011 6:28AM
The tones are super on the tiles & some nice colours
Wonderful colours in the floor tiles Bill, A closer view might tell more about the viewer, especially after consuming a bottle of whisky?

helenlinda Plus
10 356 22 United Kingdom
8 Apr 2011 9:29AM
Really like the compositionand colours here Bill - gets my award
frz67 8 10 32 Italy
9 Apr 2011 8:22AM
simple and strong!


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