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Charming fence...

Posted by
Judy aka L@dybug (Brooksville, FL, United States) on 24 August 2013 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

...high in the Austrian Alps!

January 1st is around the corner, along with an end to my daily posts, at least for now.
Dementia is so debilitating and Hubby needs more of my time.

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Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

Interesting fence. Somehow it reminds me of a fence in Seurasaari in Finland. That's a museum.http://miri.aminus3.com/portfolio/324.html

24 Aug 2013 6:15am

@Mirjam: Thank you, Mirjam, and I can see why this reminded you of your fence shot. ;D

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

What a superb capture of a wonderful craft Judy, I hope it still remains

24 Aug 2013 7:12am

@Doug: Thanks, Doug ... wood is so malleable when green; I've made some wreaths out of large green vines and it was fun.

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Ecologically sound I'd say !

24 Aug 2013 8:14am

@Ronnie 2¢: Amen!

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Superb composition !

24 Aug 2013 8:31am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

I wonder if this is where "ring fencing" came from?

24 Aug 2013 12:07pm

@Curly: I didn't know the term "ring fencing" but when I googled it, it refers to financing tactics and I don't think that's what you meant. ;D

Carol from United States

fascinating. I am enjoying all of your photos, even though I don't comment on each one. I love that you are able to relive your memories by posting these shots. Hugs to you both.

24 Aug 2013 12:20pm

@Carol: Thanks, Carol ... glad you've been watching.

franz from Baden, Austria

simple, time tested, and very effective ... and picturesque, too !

24 Aug 2013 12:55pm

@franz: Thank you, Franz. Do you see new fences in this style in your country?

Don from Spokane, United States

A fine fence to notice and shoot. It' s unusual construction is remarkable. A good find and a very successful shot.

24 Aug 2013 2:40pm

@Don: Thank you, Don ... appreciate your comment.

Abena from Illinois, United States

What a curious composition! It reminds me of matchsticks and the green that disappears into the mist is gorgeous!By the way, I love your use of tootsies in the last reply :D

24 Aug 2013 6:39pm

@Abena: Glad you liked the image ... and my 'test' of your American slang! <grin>

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

Wondering if the connectors are old grapevines, twisted to shape.

25 Aug 2013 3:34am

@Viewfinder: Now that I think about it, I'll bet you're right, Glenn.

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Well......I did actually :-)

25 Aug 2013 9:42am

@Curly: Aha ... the joke's on me. ;D

Graciel.la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Very very niche shot and very difficult construction of the fence.

25 Aug 2013 3:17pm

franz from Baden, Austria

alas, the new fences seem to be very different ... only few people make the effort of building a new fence this way :-(

26 Aug 2013 8:01am

@franz: I feared that might be the case. Viewfinder/Glenn asked: "Wondering if the connectors are old grapevines, twisted to shape." I tend to think that might have been the case.

franz from Baden, Austria

those connectors are most likely willow branches. they are used for this kind of thing, also for basket weaving and the like ;-)

27 Aug 2013 7:22am

@franz: Ahh, didn't think about willow branches; thank you, Franz!