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This is from another foray to my local waste management, to The Boneyard (as they call it) where all the old dumpsters/skips are stacked. I thought this was a fascinating paint detail on one of them. Love love love the red blobs of texture and the swirling movement of the white “whatever it is”! Shot on Nikon D90 on tripod, with Nikon 60mm macro at 3". No color saturation. Looks great in larger view.

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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  • sedge808
    sedge808over 2 years ago

    jelly fish, bird, whale, sea worm, etc.

  • Yes, something in the water. Sort of like a Florida Manatee. Or some sort of sea turtle. Thanks for the fave too!

    – Marguerite Foxon

  • Kathie Nichols
    Kathie Nicholsover 2 years ago

    Great find and shot Marguerite!!

  • Thanks Kathie!

    – Marguerite Foxon

  • Barbara Ingersoll
    Barbara Ingersollover 2 years ago

    Outstanding capture in The Boneyard, Marguerite!

  • Thanks Barbara and appreciate your fave too.

    – Marguerite Foxon

  • Andrew Bradsworth
    Andrew Bradsworthover 2 years ago

    So interesting, a lovely piece

  • Glad you like it and thanks for the fave Andrew.

    – Marguerite Foxon

  • richman
    richmanover 2 years ago

    12 may 2012
    FEATURED
    ThE aRt Of pEEliNg PaINt

  • Thanks Richo. Its good to be back shooting and uploading … not so busy this year with work travel, thank heavens.

    – Marguerite Foxon

  • Geoff Coleman - Conceptuals
    Geoff Coleman ...over 2 years ago

    Oh now my, my, my – this is just sublime M and the perfect title for it – the balance between the white streak and the blobs is utter perfection.

  • Ah Mr Coleman, you wax lyrical today!! thank you so much my friend!

    – Marguerite Foxon

  • Wendy Brusca
    Wendy Bruscaover 2 years ago

  • Jens Helmstedt
    Jens Helmstedtover 2 years ago

    Impressive capture Marguerite!

  • Thanks Jens, glad you like it!

    – Marguerite Foxon

  • Elizabeth McPhee
    Elizabeth McPheeabout 2 years ago

    I love this.

  • Thanks E and for the fave. Its one of my faves too!

    – Marguerite Foxon

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