Side view of the loading dock of a chemical plant. When I got home and saw this shot in my computer I couldn’t for the life of me think what it was initially!! It always amazes me how much color and beauty can be found in some very mundane things or places in our environment. Nikon D90 52mm 1/320s f/9 handheld.

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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  • Geoff Coleman - Conceptuals
    Geoff Coleman ...over 3 years ago

    Whoa – way bigger scale than I’m used to with your art Marguerite but it works beautifully – another fascinating and beautiful abstract – all these hidden treasures your eye is attuned to.

  • Glad you like it – yes its a bit different because the colors are more defined.

    – Marguerite Foxon

  • Jazzdenski
    Jazzdenskiover 3 years ago

    An amazing mix of colour and shapes. Brilliant!

  • Thanks so much Jazz. Glad you like it.

    – Marguerite Foxon

  • artwhiz47
    artwhiz47over 3 years ago

    You & your bloomin’ good eye. I laughed when I read that you couldn’t place it at first; have been there myself. A great composition with striking colors & forms. Yep, that’s everyday life. Most people never see it. Thanks for pulling it all into focus for the rest of us!

  • Thanks so much Artwhiz. Im touched by your enthusiastic response. Yes, so much color and design and beauty is missed because we dont take the time to search it out.

    – Marguerite Foxon

  • Kathie Nichols
    Kathie Nicholsover 3 years ago

    Excellent composition and shot Marguerite, I do that too, LOL, have to look at the other pics I took on the same day to figure out what it was!!!

  • thanks Kathie and sorry for the delayed response. Too much traveling in the last three months!

    – Marguerite Foxon

  • JUSTART
    JUSTARTover 3 years ago

    ncie shot

  • Many thanks JS for your visit and comment.

    – Marguerite Foxon

  • sedge808
    sedge808over 3 years ago

    Beautiful. I also like the colours too.

  • Thanks so much Sedge. You are a ‘color’ man so I know you’d like this!

    – Marguerite Foxon

  • Andrew Bradsworth
    Andrew Bradsworthover 3 years ago

    A stunning piece Marguerite

  • Thanks Andrew. Sorry Im late in responding – been o/seas

    – Marguerite Foxon

  • Bruce Miller
    Bruce Millerover 3 years ago

    Wow! Nice work.

  • Hi Bruce – thanks for the visit my friend! Been o/seas which is why Im late in responding.

    – Marguerite Foxon

  • Wayne  Pearson
    Wayne Pearsonover 3 years ago

    You nailed it Marguerite, this is really excellent

  • Many thanks … I am quite intrigued with how this photo turned out actually. Im thinking of playing around with it in p/shop and to make it look like a painting.

    – Marguerite Foxon

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