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No Time for Tea Anymore...Obsolete.. by Berns


Small (21.9" x 16.4")

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Old and crusty lime stained kettle, no longer in use, it’s not the modern option.
It is almost impossible to find a kettle like this in Spain, as electric ones seem to be the only thing available. This old thing was on our property when we bought it.
Fugifilm Finepix S1000fd
f/2.8 e1/12 ISO-800 FL 6mm
Photoscaped to sepia with a slight saturation

Living in the countryside in Valencia Province Spain, a very on/ off moblie connection, we even have solar power we are so in the middle of nowhere, I f I dont reply to your lovely comments, its because I’d rather spend time commenting on your work when my connection is available

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  • David's Photoshop
    David's Photoshopover 4 years ago

    Very nostalgic Berns, love the treatment.

    David xx

  • Thanks David, it’s for a challenge, I find challenges a great way of helping me explore all the different aspects of photography, mostly ‘cos I haven’t a clue!

    – Berns

  • Lori Peters
    Lori Petersover 4 years ago

    Tea kettles have gone out of style here, too. I still see a few in stores. A wonderful nostalgic piece.

  • Thank you so much Lori, and thanks for the fave :)

    – Berns

  • Morag Bates
    Morag Batesover 4 years ago

    Lovely old kettle, beautifully presented image !

  • Thanks a million Morag :):)

    – Berns

  • Morag Bates
  • Thank you :)

    – Berns

  • Magi5760
    Magi5760over 4 years ago

    Beautiful capture Berns, reminds me of when I was young, making tea on the coal stove.

  • Thanks Colin, we actually use this sometimes, in the summer it’s too hot to cook inside, so it gets a clean up and use it at our outside kitchen!

    – Berns

  • trish725
    trish725over 4 years ago

    Great shot! My mother and grandmother used one of these!

  • I still love them! I have been on the hunt for a new one for ages, we have solar power and an electric kettle is a really bad use of energy, so we tend to boil water in a pot, Thanks Hon :)

    – Berns

  • shutterjunkie
    shutterjunkieover 4 years ago

  • Thank you so much it is such an honour to be featured in this group :)

    – Berns

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 4 years ago

    Excellent capture!

  • Thanks a million Cee, I needed this for a challenge and was just experimenting :)

    – Berns

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 4 years ago

    Your cohosts,
    Cee and Chris

  • Thank you :)

    – Berns

  • trueblvr
    trueblvrover 4 years ago

    You are so lucky that you found this on your property. It is beautiful….that spout, wow. But it is still in use…………….as a gorgeous photo. Di

  • Thank you very much for your lovely comment! And thanks for taking the time to stop by :)

    – Berns

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