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Taken in Cornwall, this photograph shows a mechanical device which had been left to rust. No digital alterations or adjustments have been made.

Winner of ‘New Avatar’ in Rusty, Crusty and Falling to Bits in March 2014
Runner up in ‘Rust ~ Macro’ in Rusty, Crusty and Falling to Bits in May 2012


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  • TLeeHoney
    TLeeHoneyover 6 years ago

    Awesome! Looks like it’s melted – great colours :o)

  • Alison Edge
    Alison Edgeover 6 years ago

    Exquisite colouring in this – a superb ‘as is’ capture.

  • Lam Tran
    Lam Tranover 6 years ago

    Beautiful rust color! Great tone! Well done!

  • Kathie Nichols
    Kathie Nicholsover 6 years ago

    This is awesome Natalie, what a great find, excellent composition, I just love shots like this……wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • MuscularTeeth
    MuscularTeethover 6 years ago

    beautiful. almost a satellite image of Mars or something.

  • Shelley Heath
    Shelley Heathover 6 years ago

    I love this.. it almost has a painted quality about it.

  • HeatherTS
    HeatherTSover 6 years ago

    I love the texture and color, i love rust…think it’s inspiring as it’s corosive effects are what make it beautiful…

  • Simon Mears
    Simon Mearsabout 6 years ago

    excellent work Natalie

  • cdwork
    cdworkabout 6 years ago

    I love the tones, textures and the angle here- great stuff

  • shallay
    shallayabout 6 years ago
    Like how the rock shapes echo the rust shapes, and those colours are amazing.
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