Bottoms Up

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When I was a kid we would collect discarded soda bottles and bring them back to the grocery for the deposit. I bought my first bicycle with the money I collected from this venture.

Now we put countless plastic bottles and aluminum cans into landfills and cans and bottles are strewn about everywhere. Very few states require deposits on drink containers.

Canon 5D MKII, ISO 400, Leica 50mm Elmar Prime Lens at f4.


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I began my love of photography when I picked up my mother’s huge 6X8 Kodak bellows camera and tripped the shutter and flashbulb at age three.

My commercial work is represented internationally.

When I am not working, I am riding motorcycles, playing jazz guitar and reveling in nature at my rural cottage in the Cohutta Wilderness Area of North Georgia.

La vie est bonne!

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  • Starshinejoi
    Starshinejoiover 2 years ago

    Great shot with a great title! Bravo!

  • Snicker..thanks!

    – ©Arni Katz

  • Roger Mann
    Roger Mannover 2 years ago

    A sad state of affairs where money dictates common sense. The repetition of random elements becomes art in the right hands – it has here.

  • Thank you Roger. Your comments are always much appreciated.

    – ©Arni Katz

  • Revenant
    Revenantover 2 years ago


    Just click on the banner to bask in the glory…

  • Paul Thompson Photography
    Paul Thompson ...over 2 years ago

    Stunning B&W

  • Thank you Paul.

    – ©Arni Katz

  • Roger Mann
    Roger Mannover 2 years ago

    Well deserved feature Arni. :)

  • Many thanks Roger!

    – ©Arni Katz

  • Rene Hales
    Rene Halesover 2 years ago

  • Rene Hales
    Rene Halesover 2 years ago

    FEATURED on 13 May 2012

  • THANK YOU!!!!

    – ©Arni Katz

  • Caterpillar
    Caterpillarover 2 years ago

    Great picture!

  • Many thanks!

    – ©Arni Katz

  • Lynn Gedeon
    Lynn Gedeonover 1 year ago

    Great pattern!

  • Thank you Lynn!!

    – ©Arni Katz

  • DavidsArt
    DavidsArt10 months ago

    Nice Image,

  • Thank you!

    – ©Arni Katz

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