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A chain and an old rusty lock – meadow gate nostalgia…
Photo made in my home town, East Flanders, Belgium

Copyright © 2011 Steppeland – All rights reserved

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Technical details
Photograph made with Pentax K10D camera and
Tamron AF70-300mm Tele-macro1:2 lens
Exposure 1/60 sec, f. 19 mm
focal length 180 mm , ISO 100
Date: june 30, 2011

Challenge Winner
1st place winner in Things made out of metal – Cee’s fun artsy friends Jan. 16, 2012
Thank you so much to the host of these marvellous challenges, and thank you to everyone who voted!

Features and Top10 placements
Top10 in Outdoor item – Cee’s fun artsy friends (Nov. 24, 2011)
Featured in Old things are vintage (Jan. 2, 2012)
Featured in Rainbow (Jan. 13, 2012)
Top10 in Rust – scavenger hunt (Feb. 5 2012)
Top10 in “Rust – International Women Photography” (Feb. 9, 2012)

Thank you so much to the hosts of these marvellous groups and challenges

Comments and feed-back always welcome. Thanks for looking :)


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Steppeland (pseudonym) is a Flemish photographer, living in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Her main area’s of interest are Nature Photography, Street photography and Photojournalism. Recently she also explores different digital art techniques, mainly based on her own photographs.
More of her work can be seen at DeviantArt and 500px

Comments and feed-back always welcome! Thanks for looking!

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  • steppeland
    steppelandalmost 3 years ago

    JUSTARTalmost 3 years ago

    nice shot

  • Thanks a lot!

    – steppeland

  • Hans Bax
    Hans Baxalmost 3 years ago

    Heerlijke foto! Echt weer spekkie naar mijn bekkie!
    Groeten en fijne avond verder!

  • Ah, dank je wel voor die enthusiaste reactie, Hans!

    – steppeland

  • Yannik Hay
    Yannik Hayalmost 3 years ago

    Beautiful lock. Well spotted and captured :)

  • Thank you so much, Yannik!

    – steppeland

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 2 years ago

    Congratulations!!! You are a TOP TEN winner in the Man Made Outdoor Item challenge in Cee’s Fun Artsy Friends Group (clickable banner)

  • And another top10 … Great! Thank you so much!

    – steppeland

  • mom23girls
    mom23girlsover 2 years ago

    Great capture!

  • Thank you, happy you like it!

    – steppeland

  • Sheryl Gerhard
    Sheryl Gerhardover 2 years ago

    Super find!

  • Thanks a lot, Sheryl!

    – steppeland

  • Penny Odom
    Penny Odomover 2 years ago

    Great Capture!

  • Thank you, Penny!

    – steppeland

  • Leslie van de Ligt
    Leslie van de ...over 2 years ago

    January 2, 2012

  • That’s awesome! Thank you so much for the feature!

    – steppeland

  • ctheworld
    ctheworldover 2 years ago

    Lovely work!
    Thank you for submitting it to our group!

  • YAY! Great! Thanks a lot!

    – steppeland

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