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Thursdays Totally Informal Transglobal Challenge for March 27, 2008 - Precious Metal
27-MAR-2008

Thursday's Totally Informal Transglobal Challenge for March 27, 2008 - "Precious Metal"

I can think of no more precious metal than the pipes, fittings and faucets that give us running water and indoor plumbing. As the worldwide water crisis worsens, having access to clean drinking water in my home is indeed a privilege, one I am trying to use responsibly.

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Charukesi10-Apr-2008 04:25
what a brilliant interpretation of an ordinary theme - precious indeed! I love this shot...
Yvonne29-Mar-2008 04:49
Well thought out Pat, you are perfectly right, it IS precious!
Antonio Ruggiero28-Mar-2008 21:16
Excellent !!
Anita28-Mar-2008 19:15
great shot!
Peter Stubley27-Mar-2008 22:41
Very nice -- excellent tones.
Cooper27-Mar-2008 22:16
Nice in B&W.
J. Scott Coile27-Mar-2008 22:00
If it's yellow let it mellow ;-)
Malcolm Smith27-Mar-2008 20:42
Great challenge entry and nice shot.
M Williamson Lebon27-Mar-2008 19:30
Excellent!!! V
Michael Shpuntov27-Mar-2008 19:27
And they become even more precious if they broke :-) You need a fortune to repair. Great shot.
Dan Chusid27-Mar-2008 17:01
Hope there's no metal particles in the water!
Ilana gil27-Mar-2008 16:53
WOW! It's really very Precious.
Great picture!!!
Smoke27-Mar-2008 16:02
Beautiful picture and sentiments.
cmarcos27-Mar-2008 15:34
Wonderful! V
Peg O'Brien27-Mar-2008 14:55
Great idea and also a good rendering of it.
Enny27-Mar-2008 13:09
excellent, great compo, B&W, dof.
Jonathan Popp27-Mar-2008 13:06
Excellent image and ever so true words.
Alexa Bloesch27-Mar-2008 12:55
A striking image - well done!
And how right you are; "blue gold" is, indeed, very precious.
monica memoli27-Mar-2008 12:51
Great! v
Baine Carruthers27-Mar-2008 12:46
Water crisis, more like a common sense crisis : )
veraferia27-Mar-2008 12:38
True words and great image!V
k_grqst27-Mar-2008 12:19
A great image and a a wonderful message. you are so right.
Neal Nye27-Mar-2008 12:01
Very nice, bold image. It makes me thirsty!
David Barrett27-Mar-2008 12:01
Great shot and idea.To some in the world, the fresh water would really be priceless!
Silvia Roitman27-Mar-2008 11:33
great idea!!!superb!vote!
Jola Dziubinska27-Mar-2008 10:37
Excellent interpretation, Patricia. And a good shot.
Matylda Lempel-Chareza Photography27-Mar-2008 10:11
clever
beverley harrison27-Mar-2008 10:08
where would we be without them?!!
Barbara Heide27-Mar-2008 09:47
precious indeed!love your close-up!
Dave Hein27-Mar-2008 07:39
So true. Water is life.
Ann...27-Mar-2008 07:18
Excellent!! Great take on the challenge.
Pat Shawyer27-Mar-2008 06:53
Great Patricia, and so true !!
Ieke Vonk27-Mar-2008 06:50
Very well doen.
Maaike Huizer27-Mar-2008 06:50
Excellent entry. V
Paco López27-Mar-2008 06:47
Superb!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Big vote, Pat!!!!!!!
carolynne_w27-Mar-2008 04:27
Well chosen and shot!
Russ Rose27-Mar-2008 04:04
Beyond being a nice image you are so right about the water issue. I first heard about it in college when we discussed how water controlled the west. As the population grew, the demand for water grew. I still do not understand how the southwest uses so much water for swimming pools and watering lawns. Just a thought.
Laura Sebastianelli27-Mar-2008 03:37
So true, so true...and nice image.
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