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Rusty Old Bicycle

While travelling through Glen Etive, in the Scottish Highlands, during a field photography trip, in autumn 2010, we came across this old rusty bicycle, leaning against an old locked shed. (probably set up for us “budding photographers”)

Apart from the quaint appearance of the rusty old fashioned bicycle, the “bleached” wood on the shed had the appearance of having been neglected for many years. It did however have some very interesting textures that I have tried to bring this out in this image.

I hope you like it.

Locked Out

10 responses

  1. Love that! Great shot.

    February 10, 2012 at 10:02 pm

    • Many thanks Mike and thanks for visiting my blog/website.

      February 10, 2012 at 11:52 pm

  2. This is an amazing photo, the old bike is fantastic… love these old forgotten things

    February 10, 2012 at 9:48 pm

    • Many thanks Joanna. I do think you can almost “feel” the age of the bike and the old shed.

      February 10, 2012 at 11:50 pm

  3. Fantastic photo! Lots of textures in this image! The grasses, the rust on the bike, the shed….very cool! I love old bikes in photos….this is a great find! The shed with the old lock is wonderful, and the wood makes a great backdrop for the bike.

    February 10, 2012 at 9:45 pm

    • Glad you liked it Judy. I do like this one also.

      February 10, 2012 at 11:46 pm

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