An old rusty anchor mounted on a stone wall outside the Dolphin Gift Shop in Tarpon Springs, Florida. I combined the photo with a texture by Ervin Bartis

Canon EOS Rebel XSi/450D
Editing in Photoshop7

Top Ten Winner in the “Monthly Exposure Challenge (September) Ships Anchors Only” challenge in A Love of Boats, August 30, 2013
Top Ten Winner in the “Anchor” challenge in Just Fun, March 13, 2012
Top Ten Winner in the “Anchors!” challenge in This That, and the Other Thing, May 27, 2011
FEATURED in Rusty, Crusty and Falling to Bits, May 19, 2011

Having lived most of my life in the northeast U.S., I am enjoying retired life in sunny Florida. I enjoy photographing many different kinds of things, but especially flowers and animals, including the beautiful birds found here in Florida. I am currently using a Canon EOS Rebel XSi/450D camera, a Canon 55-250 mm telescopic zoom lens, and a Sony P10 Cyber-shot digital camera. My newest acquisition is a Canon PowerShot SX260 HS, a point and shoot which I will be carrying in my purse.

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  • Edyta Magdalena Pelc
    Edyta Magdalen...almost 4 years ago

    lovely capture!

  • Thanks very much, Edyta!

    – AuntDot

  • virginian
    virginianalmost 4 years ago

    Nice find and capture.

  • Thanks very much, Judy!

    – AuntDot

  • DeborahZaragoza
    DeborahZaragozaalmost 4 years ago

    Very nice photo AuntDot!

  • Thank you so much, Deborah!

    – AuntDot

  • ozzzywoman
    ozzzywomanalmost 4 years ago
  • Thank you so much…what a wonderful surprise!

    – AuntDot

  • waxyfrog
    waxyfrogalmost 4 years ago

    Nice work. Love it.

  • Thanks, Barb! Much appreciated!

    – AuntDot

  • Karen  Betts
    Karen Bettsalmost 4 years ago

    This is great love the texture of the wall and then the anchor with the rust staining.

  • Thanks so very much, Karen!

    – AuntDot

  • Michele Filoscia
    Michele Filosciaalmost 4 years ago

    Great capture.

  • Thanks, Mike! I appreciate it!

    – AuntDot

  • Mustafa UZEL
    Mustafa UZELalmost 4 years ago

    good shot

  • Thank you so much, Mustafa!

    – AuntDot

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELalmost 4 years ago

    Great find Dot, such a lovely image, makes a great card for many different occasions.

  • Thanks very much, my friend!

    – AuntDot

  • Mark Hughes
    Mark Hughesalmost 4 years ago

    Great find and capture.

  • Thank, Mark. Much appreciated!

    – AuntDot

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