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Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 20 March 2010 in Miscellaneous and Portfolio.

Just a link in the chain holding up the children's' swings in the West Park, South Shields.

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rem_la from Villiers, France

magnifique ce gros plan !

20 Mar 2010 5:46am

PATRICK from miramas, France

very great capture

20 Mar 2010 7:44am

kate from lincolnshire, United Kingdom

Good detail Curley !!:)

20 Mar 2010 8:44am

Sonia Nansid from Stockholm, Sweden

Great abstract shot! Works great with the title.

20 Mar 2010 8:46am

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

Terrific close up! i love the tones and textures. Very, very well done

20 Mar 2010 10:27am

micke bergling from Sweden

Cool shot... like it

20 Mar 2010 10:41am

Xerophytes from London, United Kingdom

Nice one! Good color!

20 Mar 2010 10:52am

yiannis krikis from thessaloniki, Greece

fantastic detail

20 Mar 2010 11:22am

Paul from summerside, Canada

I love it ..nice dof

20 Mar 2010 12:29pm

mirela from brighton, United States

"Just a link" became an amazing work of art! Love it, 5 stars! Super title, too!

20 Mar 2010 1:29pm

MK from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Good idea for a shot, again. Nicely done

20 Mar 2010 2:26pm

GH from Ker, France

Beaux reflets cuivrés, ors, que ceux de ces deux anneaux...

20 Mar 2010 2:26pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

A beautiful golden chain

20 Mar 2010 2:49pm

Martin from North Platte, United States

well done again, I really like the gold tones, it reinforces the metal feeling and strenght feel to the photo, well done, and btw, did you get my email?

20 Mar 2010 3:30pm

@Martin: Haven't received your message yet Martin.

Julie from Easton, United States

Very nice DOF and I really like the coloring on this!

20 Mar 2010 3:42pm

Julie Brown from Indianapolis, United States

Great lighting and focus!

20 Mar 2010 3:43pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Wonderful title......really gives a punch to the already awesome shot !!!!

20 Mar 2010 4:10pm

Christian from Mantes La Jolie, France

Strong! -) (and for this evening: ALLEZ FRANCE!!! :)))

20 Mar 2010 4:17pm

@Christian: I fear a French win :-(

Scott Rippee from Fresno, United States

Great FOV
Perfect color theme
Nice lighting :)

20 Mar 2010 5:03pm

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

really nice close up

20 Mar 2010 5:37pm

Candid1 from Washington, DC, United States

This is a great pic Curly........well done!!!!

20 Mar 2010 6:02pm

Stephen Phillips from San Francisco, United States

Bless be the ties that bond! Well done!

20 Mar 2010 6:08pm

Mascha from Kootstertille, Netherlands

Great details on this macro!!

20 Mar 2010 6:18pm

Sandy Weston from Madison, Maine, United States

Focusing in on the strength of the link.....amazing macro Curly!

20 Mar 2010 6:48pm

Gary from Cochise County, United States

A very good representation of strength. Well done.

20 Mar 2010 7:49pm

MrsAmber from West Wickham, United Kingdom

Fabulous detail!

20 Mar 2010 9:43pm

Scene by Sharon Photography from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

seeing the detail - fabulous!

20 Mar 2010 11:18pm

Gregory Kowalski from Beijing, China

Very symbolic image.. with a lot of definitions.. And.. without HDR ..jupi!

21 Mar 2010 9:16am

Dwight Morita from Honolulu, United States

A very strong image ... the focal point and DOF are just right for this shot. I think that the strongest element is the selection of the toning. Excellent.

21 Mar 2010 4:24pm

mauro brando from barcelona, Spain

great shot very strong composition!!!!!!

21 Mar 2010 4:34pm

John from Geneva, United States

I thought it was your wedding anniversary.

22 Mar 2010 2:59am

Cory from Phoenix, United States

Great close-up. The light and texture work really well.

22 Mar 2010 5:23am

KriKridesign from Cully, Switzerland

Magic shot...I 've seen something really strange...Go on the next day and then have a look on the previous day thumbnail...You'll see an eye...

22 Mar 2010 10:14am

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Great close-up........

22 Mar 2010 1:42pm

Self-Indulgence from Chicagoland, United States

The reflection on the chain link is perfect!

22 Mar 2010 1:49pm

Wil from Manila, Philippines

wow! very nice composition!:)

22 Mar 2010 4:02pm

mike from viols le fort, France

very nice! It looks like gold

22 Mar 2010 5:41pm

LoulouPix from New York, United States

Very strong picture full of details. I like it a lot.

22 Mar 2010 10:43pm

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Not just any old link ......... Nice.

23 Mar 2010 8:01pm

shelle from United States

I like this a lot! I like the sepia.

26 Mar 2010 3:04am

Photographs by M.E. from Pacific Grove, United States

This is very appealing to M.E. Many thanks!

30 Mar 2010 2:34am

David Nos from Barcelona, Spain

Very nice detail, well observed and captured!

30 Mar 2010 5:53pm

Vanesa from Barcelona, Spain

Fantastic detail!!

31 Mar 2010 7:57pm

ad fontes from Langley, Canada

This is a great image, Curly. Wonderful lighting, DOF, macro detail, and symbolism. Thanks for sharing!

31 Mar 2010 9:03pm

carla from Netherlands

Great macro..........

5 Apr 2010 6:38pm

Musaraña from Isla, Spain


9 Apr 2010 9:01pm

Karthik from Chennai, India

Good one! The shot really does reinforce the idea of the strength of ties and bonds. Excellent

11 Apr 2010 1:56pm

1/30 second
ISO 800
450 mm (35mm equiv.)