Many colours of Rust

Challenge #1 in the Metal in many forms series. Hosted by Alex Heath.
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Rust comes in many forms and comes in a number of colours (purples, oranges, reds, yellows) and textures (bubbles, flakes etc). If submitting an image you should have an image that highlights the many textures and colours of rust and can be instantly recognisable. Rust appears on a variety of items such as cars, tools, chain, buildings and structures. Please remember that detail is a requirement so if you see a rusted structures, railway tracks etc there should be detail of the rust as that is the key element of the challenge.
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rusted barbed wire surrounded by yellow lichen on an old groyne post in Portballintrae, Northern Ireland.
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Submitted: Sunday, 24th October, 2010 22:12 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 8th April, 2010
Focal length: 90 mm
Shutter speed: 1/320 sec
Aperture: F11
ISO: 400
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