All tied up (theme)

by Helen Hooker March. 17, 2010 4787 views

During my walk between the car park and school this morning I was musing about what I might shoot for today??s theme when I spotted this piece of string tied to one of the fence posts around the school field. I have no idea what the string is for but it has evidently been there for quite some time as its home to quite an impressive colony of lichen. I decided a monochrome treatment would work well with this shot to bring out the texture of the lichen and the old wooden fence post.

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John Wright 7 years, 2 months ago

Excellent Helen. The texture is marvellous.

7 years, 2 months ago Edited
Jon Laysell 7 years, 2 months ago

Great find. Obviously I haven't seen it in colour, but your choice on mono looks very good to me.

7 years, 2 months ago Edited
Sachiko 7 years, 2 months ago

Texture is great.

7 years, 2 months ago Edited
Pete 7 years, 2 months ago

excellent choice

7 years, 2 months ago Edited
Jet28 7 years, 2 months ago

Super shot for the theme :-)

7 years, 2 months ago Edited
Marsha 7 years, 2 months ago

Texture and composition.....great!!!

7 years, 2 months ago Edited
Miclaud 7 years, 2 months ago

Nice composition!!!

7 years, 2 months ago Edited
Eiram 7 years, 2 months ago

It is a toy for cats maybe:)) We have something similar for our kitty:))

fantastic texture!

7 years, 2 months ago Edited
Stefan Fletcher 7 years, 2 months ago

Very Paul Strand, and quite beautiful.

And now for my silly mood... Possible explanations for said string:
1. A tug o' war with vertically challenged people - won by the tree
2. An object exercise for Arachne who previously suffered from arachnophobia
3. An alien in disguise. Go check tomorrow to see whether it's moved. If so, head for the hills

7 years, 2 months ago Edited
Pandka 7 years, 2 months ago

Super!

7 years, 2 months ago Edited
Art Bee 7 years, 2 months ago

You are right the mono works great in this photo! Wonderful capture for the theme!

7 years, 2 months ago Edited
Tom 7 years, 2 months ago

Good capture nice shot for the thme

7 years, 2 months ago Edited
Abe Jackson 7 years, 2 months ago

It's like sculpture...wonderful texture...and I like the composition...

7 years, 2 months ago Edited
David Swatton 7 years, 2 months ago

Great texture - almost looks etched into the screen

7 years, 2 months ago Edited
Huiching 7 years, 2 months ago

Monochrome is the perfect choice for this. Wow. Very nice.

7 years, 2 months ago Edited
Bernã¡Th Attila 7 years, 2 months ago

Beautiful texture!

7 years, 2 months ago Edited
Larry Nelson 7 years, 2 months ago

Great post - I love the lichen - adds character! BandW is perfect for this.

7 years, 2 months ago Edited
Nikoleta Mladenova 7 years, 2 months ago

Very interesting!!!

7 years, 2 months ago Edited
Soubhagya Sagar Behera 7 years, 2 months ago

Agreed.., mono works well! The textures are finely enhanced as well as the micro contrast!

7 years, 2 months ago Edited
Kelly Lamaster 7 years, 2 months ago

Fantastic. :) The texture is pretty gnarly.

7 years, 2 months ago Edited
Lynda 7 years, 2 months ago

Great shot

7 years, 2 months ago Edited
Davorka ČEoviä‡ 7 years, 2 months ago

I GREE !!!!!

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