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Part of a rusty wheel

- 2nd, Rusted Metal, Metallic Junktion Group (Jan. ’10)

- Rustic

Model: NIKON D90
Shutter Speed: 10/600 second
F Number: F/4.0
Focal Length: 105 mm
ISO Speed: 320
Date Picture Taken: Dec 24, 2008


wheel, orange, face, metal, shock, blue, rust

An occasional photographer who doesn’t shoot as much as I’d like. By day I am a newspaper consultant and newsroom trainer.

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  • Nerida13
    Nerida13over 5 years ago

    Great abstract.

  • Thank you, Nerida! I appreciate the comment!

    – ericthom57

  • nico russo alesi
    nico russo alesiover 5 years ago

    Amazng shot!! well done

  • Thanks much, Nico!

    – ericthom57

  • NotAnna
    NotAnnaover 5 years ago

    Gorgous color. One of those photos that makes wonder what on earth it is…in a good way.

  • No need to wonder any longer! I will divulge that it is a small part of a weathered, rusty automobile wheel. I just thought it was kinda cool once I started framing shots.
    Thanks for the comment, young lady!

    – ericthom57

  • Kathie Nichols
    Kathie Nicholsover 5 years ago

    Wow, this looks like a black moon and black planet…..awesome find and capture Eric! :)

  • Thanks, Kathie! Seems everyone sees something different in this photo…which I love!!

    – ericthom57

  • Kathie Nichols
    Kathie Nicholsover 5 years ago

    Thats what I love about macro abstracts, in nature or urban areas, it really stimulates the imagination, its always interesting to read what others see! :) Oh might I add to my previous comment, the moon and planet looks like they are on fire!!!!!!!!!! Wow!

  • LOL!! Fire is good…in this case anyway!! Have a great weekend!

    – ericthom57

  • Orla Cahill
    Orla Cahillover 5 years ago

    Beautiful image Eric. Gorgeous composition, gorgeous colours, gorgeous texture. A fav. for me. Congrats on the feature. :)

  • Thanks, Orla….I appreciate the comments and the fave!

    – ericthom57

  • Barbara Morrison
    Barbara Morrisonover 5 years ago

    Beautiful colors!

  • Thanks, Barbara!

    – ericthom57

  • John Ayo
    John Ayoover 5 years ago

    It almost looks like a sci-fi work or a fractal. I guess when you think about it, a rusted man-made object is a sort of seeded fractal.

  • Thanks John!…good point!

    – ericthom57

  • Louise Cooke
    Louise Cookeover 5 years ago

    love all those wonderful colours and textures, and the areas of darkness add to a mysterious feel…another dimension – love it!

  • Scott  d'Almeida
    Scott d'Almeidaover 5 years ago


  • thank you, Scott

    – ericthom57

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