Spiders On Parade

© William C. Raco

Spiders On Parade

Uploaded: May 09, 2007 02:29:34


These are actually dowel bars used in pouring new concrete roadway.
I'll post another photo to help put them in context.


Bonnie C. Lackey May 09, 2007

There's a picture just waiting no matter where! Cool! #652043

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict May 09, 2007

Great capture here William... Dominick #4262422

William C. Raco level-classic May 09, 2007

Trying to add a photo! #4262425

BILLY R. PARKER May 09, 2007


Su Sana E. P level-classic May 09, 2007

Bill, great EYE to see and capture this terrific diagonal geometric pattern!! Really excellent work on this.


Paul Michko May 09, 2007

Wonderful job seing the abstract possibilities here, Bill. #4262464

Carol Sawyer May 09, 2007

Very well seen and captured, Bill! #4262498

Glenn E. Urquhart May 09, 2007

Well Seen, Outstanding capture and composition, Bill!!! Well Done! Cheers, Glenn #4262501

Colette M. Metcalf May 09, 2007

How cool this is!! #4262582

Roxanne M. Bubar May 09, 2007

I love this one. Outstanding, creative and unique. #4262622

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe May 09, 2007

Great workplace shots, Bill! I don't know why you haven't done this sooner! Very cool! #4262658

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe May 09, 2007

Wow Bill, great composition and capture! Thanks for the lesson in how to make a road! I now have a much better appreciation for all of the hard work that goes into making the roads in which we all drive on! Jeff #4262777

Aimee S. McMaster May 09, 2007

.....very cool and very well seen Bill...Aimee #4263001

Sharon King May 09, 2007

They DO look like spiders...LOL! Good eye, nice cpature Bill! #4263017

Kathy Reeves May 09, 2007

Excellent image!! Comp and lines are fantastic!! #4263156

Jim Huffield May 09, 2007

coooooooool......... #4263196

Patrick Rouzes May 09, 2007

Wow, William! this is an azazing pov. Good eye!
You certainly know your paving stuff. Patrick #4263210

Ken Smith level-classic May 09, 2007

Great eye to spot this, Bill. The design/composition is perfect! #4263244

Lynne Morris level-classic May 09, 2007

Wow Bill this is a wonderful image, well spotted and captured! #4263255

Roger Bernabo May 09, 2007

ewwwww, Love this tight formation Bill; Excellent! #4263259

Autum Rhoades May 09, 2007

Very well seen and captured, Bill! Love your perspective - seeing a picture in something not normally cared about. Great work! #4263316

Carla Metzler May 09, 2007

Great job, Bill! #4263374

Lorraine A. Cook May 09, 2007

I'll trade you...these 'spiders' for my cicada killer wasps, Bill!!!!<:))

Good eye...super POV, my friend!<:))


Murry Grigsby May 09, 2007

Very cool abstract shot and follow-up over-all shot and info Bill! Here they still use the criss-crossed re-bar and hand tie them together. It is fascinating to watch the workers tie the steel knots so quickly. I always enjoy seeing and learning new things so thanks for sharing!! #4263484

Chastity Abbott May 09, 2007

A great capture indeed! I like the abstract capture and design from this! Great idea!! Hope we may see it again! #4263708

Colleen Farrell May 09, 2007

Fantastic graphic image, Bill! I'm amazed there are so many steps to make a concrete road ... most of us never think about it! #4263764

Tamera S. Phillips May 09, 2007

Pretty creative shot Bill. I really like the angle and detail. #4263780

Judy A. Lawhon May 09, 2007

Great angle here, Bill, I see these every day, but appreciating them more in your image. #4265224

Joyce ONeil May 09, 2007

You are sooooooo talented. Love the pattern. You have a real eye..... #4265430

Barbara Waldoch level-classic May 09, 2007

So well seen and captured, Bill! They don't make roads like that here! #4265604

Dan Holm level-classic May 09, 2007

Love your skewed perspective on this awesome shot, Bill!! Outstanding pattern and capture! #4265697

Melissa G. Meiselman May 09, 2007

The abstract photo is awesome and the follow-up shot is really terrific, as well, Bill!! I could see both of them as entries into the contest. #4265706

William C. Raco level-classic May 09, 2007

Thanks so much, everyone!
This method is called slip form paving.
There are no forms, the stiff concrete stands on its own
Murry, we do tie steel on bridge decks like you mentioned.

Bill #4265754

Renee Doyle May 09, 2007

Terrific eye and great capture Bill! Excellent composition and design!

Datha Y. Thompson May 09, 2007

WOW!! Really Awesome!! Love the angle, design and they do look like spiders!! Outstanding!!!!! :0) #4265810

William C. Raco level-classic May 10, 2007

Thank you Renee and Datha!

Bill #4266295

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic May 10, 2007

Wonderful and unusal pattern Bill!,
Amalia #4269067

John Connolly May 10, 2007

A wonderful design capture Bill, and thanks for all the info too! Your keen eye was working overtime here! #4269223

William C. Raco level-classic May 10, 2007

Thank you Amalia and John

Bill #4269535

Claudia Kuhn level-classic May 10, 2007

Cool abstract Bill! Guess you were taking the camera to work?? Good eye! #4269623

Kara L. Hendricks May 10, 2007

What an intriguing capture... Great design elements and top notch comp. Wonderful!!! #4270128

William C. Raco level-classic May 10, 2007

Thank you, Claudia and Kara!

Bill #4270162

Pat Gamwell May 11, 2007

AWESOME comp, Bill! This actually DOES resemble a troop of spiders! Good eye, great imagination! #4272345

David Phalen May 11, 2007

Outstanding abstract and lesson on road building. #4273758

William C. Raco level-classic May 11, 2007

Thank you Pat and David!

Bill #4273881

Evy Johansen level-classic May 12, 2007

Wow... cool abstract, Bill!! wonderful composition! #4276842

William C. Raco level-classic May 13, 2007

Thank you, Evy ;)

Bill #4277209

Luigi Di Serio level-classic May 15, 2007

Very cool title, awesome elements of design pic and very unique angle and framing. Interesting story also #4286056

William C. Raco level-classic May 15, 2007

Thank you very much, Luigi

Bill #4286691

Stefania Barbier level-addict June 26, 2007

congrats on your finalist Bill!!!!! #4440869

Ken Smith level-classic June 26, 2007

Great eye to spot this, Bill. Congrats again! #4442939

Evy Johansen level-classic June 26, 2007

Big congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Bill! #4444349

Su Sana E. P level-classic June 26, 2007

Congratulations, Bill, on this wonderful Finalist!! #4444568

Barbara Waldoch level-classic June 26, 2007

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Bill! #4444794

Monika Sapek June 26, 2007

Well seen, well taken. Big congratulations on your finalist, Bill! Good luck in the next round!

Kathy Reeves June 27, 2007

Great finalist Bill! Congratulations! #4445653

Colette M. Metcalf June 27, 2007

Congratulations once again Bill!!! #4445744

Terry L. Ellis level-classic June 27, 2007

Congratulations, again, Bill! A fantastic finalist! #4446875

Carla Metzler June 27, 2007

Congratulations again, Bill! #4447048

Sylvia Rossler June 27, 2007

Big congrats again Bill :O) #4447312

Glenn E. Urquhart June 27, 2007

Congratulations on your award, Bill!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #4448038

Colleen Farrell June 27, 2007

This is such a cool photo, Bill, I'd have been bummed if it hadn't made it. Big congratulations!! #4448360

Lorraine A. Cook June 27, 2007

I see your 'spiders' have marched to the finals, Bill! BIG CONGRATS..My Friend!<:)) #4448509

Vicki Hunt June 27, 2007

Congrats on your wonderful finalists! Way to go! #4450385

William C. Raco level-classic June 28, 2007

Thank you all!

Bill #4452128

Renee Doyle July 23, 2007

Congratulations once again Bill!!! Fantastic finalist!

William C. Raco level-classic July 23, 2007

Thank you, Renee!

Bill #4545182

Wendy Stevenson February 02, 2008

Even after reading what this is Bill I still don't know LOL Sure makes for an excellent pattern and abstract though!! Great job as always my friend! #5433513

William C. Raco level-classic February 02, 2008

Thank you, Wendy! #5433854

Schiavonn M. Hasslinger February 05, 2008

Interesting subject.. very cool :0) #5447904

William C. Raco level-classic February 05, 2008

Thank you, Schiavonn #5450050

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