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Best if viewed Larger. Macro shot of the side of a derelict boat sitting in dry dock. It was very much the worse for wear and had a notice slapped on the hull warning the owner that if the boat wasnt moved by a certain date it would be confiscated. This would probably suit the owner as the boat had outlived its usefulness to put it mildly and it would save the owner the cost and trouble of getting rid of it! Nikon D90 +Niko 60m macro handheld. f/14 ISO 250 1/320s

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I love macro abstract work of rejected and neglected items in our society, especially rusty old dumpsters (skips) around the back of buildings, battered boats up on dry dock, rotting wood, bark of trees, and so on. Im fascinated by the color and texture that appears with a macro lens. I do almost no post-processing after taking the shot.

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  • Lynne Prestebak
    Lynne Prestebakalmost 4 years ago

    I’m sure the owner would have been glad if it was taken away! Neat lines…makes for a very unique abstract.

  • Thanks for your comment and the fave!

    – Marguerite Foxon

  • myraj
    myrajalmost 4 years ago

    Fantastic shot. Certainly is a patchwork image.
    Enjoyed your writing.

  • Thanks for your visit and comment Myraj!

    – Marguerite Foxon

  • Geoff Coleman - Conceptuals
    Geoff Coleman ...almost 4 years ago

    How fascinating – it looks like it is unravelling – fraying threads. Beautiful and evocative Marguerite.

  • Thanks Geoff, glad you like it. Fraying threads is exactly what it is alright. Thx for fave too.

    – Marguerite Foxon

  • Evelyn Bach
    Evelyn Bachalmost 4 years ago

    This is fantastic, what superb texture!

  • thanks for your wonderful comment and the fave. Yes, it does have wonderful texture.

    – Marguerite Foxon

  • Barbara Ingersoll
    Barbara Ingersollalmost 4 years ago

    I thought this was paper! A fascinating texture, Marguerite!

  • Ha! You were fooled!! Thats what I love about macro abstracts!

    – Marguerite Foxon

  • Lena Weiss
    Lena Weissalmost 4 years ago

    Fantastic natural texture, makes a great abstract!

  • Glad you like it Lena. Thanks!

    – Marguerite Foxon

  • DebraLee Wiseberg
    DebraLee Wisebergalmost 4 years ago

    Nice detail Marguerite!

    Debra

  • Appreciate your comments as always DW.

    – Marguerite Foxon

  • Wendy Brusca
    Wendy Bruscaalmost 4 years ago

    You really do love symmetry, don’t you Marguerite! This is fabulous :)

  • Symmetry – yes, its pushes my buttons! Love it!

    – Marguerite Foxon

  • Bruce Miller
    Bruce Milleralmost 4 years ago

    This is very interesting All those parellels are dizzying.

  • Im not sure the person doing the repair really knew what they were doing – as you observe, all the parallels are a bit dizzying!

    – Marguerite Foxon

  • richman
    richmanalmost 4 years ago

    oooo, thats really nice marg

  • Thanks Richo. Hope this finds you well and in good spirits despite the cold.

    – Marguerite Foxon

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