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Sail and Sextant by reflector

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A interesting public Sculpture in the park at Wickham in Newcastle. It seems to represent a Sail and A Sextant. It’s only meters away from the Hunter River and just minutes away from our Dockyards.

Image taken using a 6 MP Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S500.

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Metallic Junction – Saturday 22/12/2012

I enjoy the whole creative process from beginning to end and seek to discover and portray the world in all of it’s rich, intense colours and interesting forms, textures and subjects. I draw inspiration from the harmonious colour schemes often present in the natural environment when creating my Graphic Designs, or composing a Photograph or other work.

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  • cherylc1
    cherylc1over 6 years ago

    Hi James- interesting sculpter indeed- beautiful sky and colors -great perspective

  • Hi Cheryl, thanks for the speedy comment ! I pulled up in the car at a new spot to look for something interesting to capture, got the camera set up and then looked up to see this ! i was straight into it !
    I’ll check your new images in a second.

    – reflector

  • Antanas
    Antanasover 6 years ago

    perfect capture

  • Thanks Antanas ! I will look at your latest work soon !

    – reflector

  • blamo
    blamoover 6 years ago

    very unusual shape ………… i like it when the iron rusts ………….Great find

  • Hi blamo and thanks ! I like all forms of Art, and I don’t mind the odd bit of sculpture, and I thought this was a really cool Assembly.

    – reflector

  • Vasile Stan
    Vasile Stanover 6 years ago

    Very interesting modern “sculpture” and I must say it’s also very pleasant to look at.
    Great capture indeed, my friend.

  • reflector
    reflectorover 6 years ago

    Many thanks Vasile, I think it looks like a great piece of Minimalist Sculpture. I thought that it would look great with the Sky as backdrop.
    Thanks for making it a Fav !

  • dinghysailor1
    dinghysailor1over 6 years ago

    yes the sky works really well and its a really cool sculpture – perfectly lit! haven’t graduated onto sextant use in my nav exams yet….

  • I’m glad you like it Dinghy ! Apart from a Yacht on top of that pole, it’s the almost the perfect sculpture for a Lady like you ! Nav exams, what nav exams ? :) Thanks for the fav too !

    – reflector

  • jewd barclay
    jewd barclayover 6 years ago

    Interesting shot…the sharp metal against the soft sky…

  • Thanks Jewd, I don’t like extreme minimalism but this sculpture made a nice compromise between too much and too little detail. Glad you like it !

    – reflector

  • Roslyn Lunetta
    Roslyn Lunettaover 6 years ago

    this is a very interesting shot, would make a good addition to the public art group

  • Thanks very much Roslyn ! I’ll look for that group too !

    – reflector

  • Karen  Betts
    Karen Bettsover 5 years ago

    Really like the strong lines on this and the angle you have taken it shows the work off well with the sky behind it.

  • Thanks a lot Karen, I was happy to spot this sculpture ! I thought it looked awesome with the contrasts between the browns and the blue sky.

    – reflector

  • wolftinz
    wolftinzabout 2 years ago

    I second Cheryls’ comment! Nice stuff in your sports collection too. Wolf

  • I should re-shoot this with my Canon 450D – it’s not that far away, in town. I’ve been concentrating on Skateboarding shots a lot in recent months, since I’m Skateboarding every weekend myself. Thanks for your feedback! In 50 years of taking photos, you have seen some phenomenal things, I’m sure! :)

    – reflector

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