Telephone to Nowhere

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Telephone to Nowhere

Avril Young level-classic 5/25/2010 3:01:36 AM

awesome capture Graham, beautiful country side...the booth is probably still there from days gone bye...bet you enjoyed the wine Pat... #1272156

Pat and Graham Robards level-classic 5/25/2010 3:11:54 AM

LOL I thought at first I was hallucinating Avril, not expecting to see an old telephone booth like that.

I bet it was left e from days long by, I should have asked the history of it but everyone was so busy.

Thanks for dropping by! Yes, I did enjoy the wine lol!!!! A nice drop of red!

~Patidfsk fttpe theo #8638671

Jack Gaskin level-classic 5/25/2010 3:13:23 AM

The View is wonderful but the phone booth is just GREAT and puts it over the top...

Happy Shooting
Jack #8638678

William C. Raco level-classic 5/25/2010 3:14:44 AM

Great colors and composition
The booth does look out of place, but it does look good there #8638685

Paul E. Earl level-classic 5/25/2010 3:45:47 AM

What a great find!! Terrific image! Looks like a great afternoon for a wine or two! #8638815

Joy Rector level-classic 5/25/2010 4:22:06 AM

love this shot #8638980

Cathy Barrows 5/25/2010 4:28:50 AM

great sceen...did you pick it up and say hello could you bring me a bottle of red #8639033

Ann Coates level-classic 5/25/2010 6:17:13 PM

Beautiful scene you have captured here. The colours are gorgeous. #8642294

Leslie McLain level-classic 5/25/2010 6:48:01 PM

Terrific find and capture. The red phone booth is wonderful. #8642406

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 5/26/2010 1:49:06 AM

Where is the Doctor? LOL
Terrific capture, Pat! #8643427

Pat and Graham Robards level-classic 5/26/2010 5:40:15 AM

LOL Barbara, what a wit are you heehee, Thankyou. Pat #8644093

Pat and Graham Robards level-classic 5/26/2010 8:16:41 AM

LOL I had a wee dram or two! At luchtime it was wonderful!

Cathy, the phone didn't work HA!!!!

Hope to go there next year too, a great placre, and great country people.

~Pat

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Renee Doyle level-classic 5/26/2010 5:09:42 PM

I'm trying to think which winery this might be :-)
Wonderfully composed and excellent treatment!! The Hunter - my all time favourite wine growing area - sigh .... #8646104

Tony Ebben level-classic 5/28/2010 7:37:47 PM

You never know what sights you come across driving around the Hunter Valley, especially after an arvo at a good wine tasting. Good find. #8650266

Pat and Graham Robards level-classic 5/28/2010 8:25:10 PM

LOL thanks Tony, it was realy great! #8650351

Carolyn J. Connolly level-classic 5/29/2010 7:50:13 AM

The scenery in our Hunter Valley vineyards is just stunningly beautiful, and you have captured it here to perfection, Graham!! :o)

Great editing work, too, Pat...and I think I've seen that phone box up there before!! I don't think I've actually photographed it, though...maybe next time - lol!! ;o)

BIG congrat's on your Finalists, my friends!! Phil and I were happy to receive some this last time, too!! :o) #8651124

Pat and Graham Robards level-classic 5/29/2010 12:45:30 PM

Thank you Carolyn! Funny seeing a phone box up at a winery lol.

Yes, wasn't it wonderful about the finalists, ours, yours and Phil's, I bet John is thrilled too, can't wait till he gets back.

~Pat #8651680

Renata Gusciora level-classic 5/31/2010 3:53:11 PM

LOvey image!Wonderful colors and great composition! #8655788

Mitch Spence level-classic 6/2/2010 11:57:46 AM

Wonderful, wonderful. Great subject matter and presentation as well, Pat. I guess people who use this phone can say they "heard it on the grapevine."--oh, I know, groan . . . :) #8660500

Tony Ebben level-classic 6/2/2010 2:19:39 PM

Good one Mitch, I wish I had thought of it.."heard it on the grapevine" ha ha #8660669

Pat and Graham Robards level-classic 6/2/2010 6:43:14 PM

LOL I still have another shot, GREAT TITLE MITCH. lol. tHANKYOU!

~PaT

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Renee Doyle level-classic 6/7/2010 2:29:20 PM

I might just have to tag along next time - lol!!!
Big congratulations on this wonderful finalist!! #8672100

Carol Eade level-classic 6/7/2010 3:29:51 PM

Terrific find and capture, congratulations! #8672619

Sherran Andersen level-classic 6/7/2010 3:56:13 PM

Congrats Pat. #8672934

Nancyj Hovey level-classic 6/7/2010 4:37:05 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8673365

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 6/7/2010 5:18:17 PM

So funny!! This is definitely your month...congratulations on another great finalist. Pat...and Graham!

Patti #8673769

Ann Coates level-classic 6/7/2010 5:20:07 PM

I'm thrilled to see this here. Congratulations on your fantastic Finalst. #8673791

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 6/7/2010 6:24:44 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist!

jo ann c. #8674577

Ellen Hodges level-classic 6/7/2010 9:10:36 PM

Huge congrats and very best luck on your awesome finalists, Pat and Graham!! #8675916

Stefania Barbier level-classic 6/7/2010 10:37:45 PM

huge congrats on your beautiful finalist!!! #8676389

Brett Dolsen 6/8/2010 1:23:22 AM

Wow fantastic find and capture Graham and Pat!Congratulations! #8677149

Mary K. Robison level-classic 6/8/2010 6:11:38 AM

Wonderful find, beautifully captured, Graham and Pat!
CONGRATULATIONS on its selection as a finalist, and best of luck to you next level up! #8677905

Kara Hendricks level-classic 6/8/2010 9:55:35 AM

congratulations Pictures, Images and Photos #8678825

Mitch Spence level-classic 6/8/2010 10:04:43 AM

I do love this shot. Congratulations to you both. #8678870

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 6/8/2010 11:59:32 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this superb finalist, Pat & Graham! WTg! #8679236

John Connolly level-classic 6/8/2010 1:58:52 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Pat! It took a minute for the penny to drop, I was away on vacation when you posted this remarkable image! #8679676

Errick L. Cameron level-classic 6/8/2010 5:41:52 PM

Congratualtions - Well done! I am happy for you. #8680341

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 6/8/2010 11:16:24 PM

Looks great. CONGRATZ Pat on the Finalist badge!

UB. #8681242

Cliff & Patti Smith level-classic 6/9/2010 3:32:31 PM

Beautiful image, congratulations! #8683004

Melissa McCabe 6/12/2010 9:08:32 AM

What an amazing find! Congrats on finalist : ) -mm #8690743

Dianna Murphy level-classic 6/21/2010 5:15:58 PM

Great finalist, congratulations. #8709508

Wm Nosal level-classic 9/24/2012 12:59:22 PM

Beautiful Image Pat!
Congratulations #10336642

Laura E. Swan level-classic 11/17/2012 7:28:05 PM

How fun! Well...let's look at this a moment...The phone is on a curve in the road and there is a post there. Right? :) And this road is the exit for the wine tasters of the day. They say about half of them end up drinking too much. So maybe they figure if folks taste too much wine and they hit the post at the corner they can stop right there and call a cab??? HeeHee....

How fun to be in your gallery tonight. I see many new and wonderful creations. :D

BIG CONGRATS BIG SIS! Beautiful Finalist!

xxxxxxxxxxx #10423459


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Congratulations to all the Finalists.
Re-entered into Nature Landscapes July 2012.
I spotted an old telephone booth in the middle of nowhere when visiting a winery at the Hunter Valley during a wine festival. To say I was dumbfounded was an understatement lol. lol. lol. or perhaps it was the wine I tasted at midday so needed to pinch myself thus Graham took the shot
Thanks for looking. Graham and ~Pat
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Edited in Lightroom and CS4
ExposureTime : 1/2000Sec
FNumber : F4.0
ISOSpeedRatings : 200
Exposure Compensation -0.3EV



Exif: F Number: 20, Exposure Bias Value: -0.30, ExposureTime: 1/60 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 80.00 mm, Model: DSLR-A900

Uploaded on 5/25/2010 2:46:50 AM

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