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Taken in Pembroke, Ontario, Canada on August 6, 2012
M, shutter speed 1/25, F/7.1, ISO 100, focal length 32mm
Featured in Art of Glass, November 27, 2012

These glass pieces are called insulators. They were insulating supports used to attach electric power distribution or transmission lines to utility poles and transmission towers.

Usually they were made of clear glass, but, if certain elements were beyond the level of traces, the sun quite often turned the glass to glorious colours that are sought by collectors today.


insulators, greeen, turquoise, beige, ontario, canada, goddarb

Love my camera and am working to improve. My photos are generally taken with a Nikon D3000 with either an AF-S Nikkor 18-55mm lens or a 55-300 mm lens. European shots and a number of more recent ones were taken with a Sony Cybershot camera. I have a new IMAC and play with the iPhoto program. I also crop judiciously. Constructive criticism is welcome.

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  • © Pauline Wherrell
    © Pauline Wher...about 2 years ago

    Beautiful composition and shot Beth!

  • My mother wanted these photos and she arranged the shells. It is nice to have such a determined supporter!. thank-you so much for the visit.

    – goddarb

  • Ursula Rodgers
    Ursula Rodgersalmost 2 years ago

    Congratulations, this image has been featured in the Art of Glass group, November 2012.

  • Thank-you so much for the feature. An honour and a delight!

    – goddarb

  • Vanessa Barklay
    Vanessa Barklayalmost 2 years ago

    How pretty, love the glass! :O)

  • Thank-you so much for the lovely comment. I appreciate it.

    – goddarb

  • tori yule
    tori yuleabout 1 year ago

    This is beautiful, Beth. I host two groups that I would love to see your work in.
    Vibration in Art and Verse and
    Feminine Intent.

  • I am so glad you like this! My mother will be pleased. She tries so hard to have input into my photography! I’ll look into the groups.

    – goddarb

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