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June 29, 2006

June 29, 2006


For Thursday Challenge topic: a load of RUBBISH, literally!

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Ann LT06-Aug-2006 14:21
Very neatly alligned rubbish. I like the tilt.
Jessica McCollum01-Jul-2006 14:44
Definately qualifies as a load of rubbish! Great find!!
Adrian Reilly01-Jul-2006 08:07
Superb, downtown Manhattan:-) nicely seen
Greg Harp01-Jul-2006 05:23
Outstanding POV and composition.
Guest 30-Jun-2006 20:25
Great angle! It adds a lot you caught the man in the shot too, of course!
Bob Floyd30-Jun-2006 14:49
It would appear you have a bit of it. Interesting how difference communities deal with it though. Love the angle on this shot as it adds a bit more interest to an already fascinating scene. Well done.
Lloyd & Sandy Spitalnik30-Jun-2006 05:26
Hi Kent, this is certainly a decent amount of trash, but you could have really done us proud and found some piles where the bags had been picked through and all the stuff scattered around :-) Sandy
shatterbug30-Jun-2006 03:56
The funny thing is this is normal garbage in NYC, not nearly the biggest pile. I was not looking to take my "garbage shot" at the time, but found the placement of the man on the phone to be funny :) Unfortunately, he did not stick around for a second shot, so I ended up with crummy camera settings. I liked it enough to post it anyway :)
Sunny30-Jun-2006 03:44
Wow, someone`s cleaning out!! Fabulous!
Sunny30-Jun-2006 03:44
Wow, someone`s cleaning out!! Fabulous!
Sunny30-Jun-2006 03:44
Wow, someone`s cleaning out!! Fabulous!
virginiacoastline30-Jun-2006 03:09
WOW!! Is your waste management team on strike???
laine8230-Jun-2006 01:50
Holy cow...big city reality bites :>)
Kathy Pedersen30-Jun-2006 00:43
WOW, that is a lot of rubbish, fantastic pov!!!
Yvonne30-Jun-2006 00:18
Neatly waiting for the pick-up truck! Great angle!
Char30-Jun-2006 00:12
A really interesting and excellent shot Kent.
Gigi Chan30-Jun-2006 00:06
Nice shot!!! Nicely composed!!! The rubbish are well packed and ready to go!!!
Cindi Smith29-Jun-2006 23:59
Piles of neatly piled garbage. But, it is piles and piles of it!!!! My goodness! Hope someone hauls it off before it really starts smelling bad! V

And I like the pov.
Sheila29-Jun-2006 23:45
Wow. So much.
Excellent shot and title, Kent.
TimA29-Jun-2006 23:42
Excellent composition! v.
Veysel Birinci29-Jun-2006 21:56
Oh; what a so much garbage. Books also garbage?
Carole Stevens29-Jun-2006 21:33
Wow you got the biggest pile great find!
Scott Browne29-Jun-2006 21:21
Hope the garbage collectors don't go on strike!
John Beck29-Jun-2006 20:16
I can't even imagine how much garbage is put out curbside in NYC! I can't even imagine it from one of the tall buildings. I like the orientation of the picture.
Jim Ross29-Jun-2006 20:02
Wow, thats a lot of rubbish...
Guenter Eh29-Jun-2006 20:00
Brilliant contribution to the challenge! And everything is so nicely wrapped!
Johnny JAG29-Jun-2006 19:52
You get through some stuff!!!
Ray :)29-Jun-2006 19:49
Brilliant! Really caught the spirit of the challenge here!
Jola Dziubinska29-Jun-2006 19:47
Yeah, it's high time. Well seen.
J. Scott Coile29-Jun-2006 19:13
My last visit to NYC was during a garbage strike :( It does accumulate quickly!
Buz Kiefer29-Jun-2006 18:52
Lots and lots of the New York Times I take it? :^)
Zak29-Jun-2006 18:52
that's aALOT of rubbish! :-o
Lee Rudd29-Jun-2006 18:41
a real load of rubbish!
beverley harrison29-Jun-2006 18:37
so much going on in this one, excellent shot!!