A close-up of a battered old padlock and key.

Taken 01/06/12
Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

Camera details:
Camera Details:
Nikon Coolpix P500
Focal length: 72mm
35mm focal length: 403mm
Exposure: f/5.6
Shutter speed: 1/6 sec.
3 exposures (-0.7 steps, 0, +0.7 steps) merged as HDR in Photoshop CS4


  • One a Day for 2012 – 02/12/12
  • Cee’s Fun Artsy Friends – 01/12/12


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Darcy Overland is a freelance web designer (www.second-sited.com) and hobbyist photographer living in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. His limitations give him a unique perspective with both his design and photography work. ~ Enjoy!

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  • Enivea
    Eniveaover 2 years ago

    Very nice work! I love your framing.

  • Thanks, took a few tries.. the lock kept falling over.

    – Darcy Overland

  • Karen  Betts
    Karen Bettsover 2 years ago

    THANK YOU FOR SUBMITTING YOUR WORK TO The Tools Group 2 per day.
    You just cannot beat those battered old padlocks

  • Sure you can.. just gotta find a battered old hammer or wrench.. giving me an idea :)

    – Darcy Overland

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 2 years ago

    Congratulations!!! You have been featured in Cee’s Fun Artsy Friends group (clickable banner)

    Please check out our Challenges

  • Thank you so much!!

    – Darcy Overland

  • Penny Odom
    Penny Odomover 2 years ago

    Nice capture of the simple things in life :)

  • Thank you :)

    – Darcy Overland

  • Loisb
    Loisbover 2 years ago

  • Jan Siemucha
    Jan Siemuchaover 2 years ago

    Congrats on your feature, neat shot.

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