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Here is my picture for this weekly photo challenge. It’s not the first time I post some old door pictures here. There is something about them that makes you wonder: When was the last time it was opened? This one is in Anglesey Abbey gardens, an old house close to Cambridge. It belongs to the National Trust so it is a quite popular place to visit. The road to the place can even get traffic jams sometimes. It is not the first time I take some pictures there. We quite enjoy visiting this place from time to time, myself always with a camera.

PS. This blog is one year old! Thanks to all my followers and visitors! ūüôā

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This old door leads to a place.

I liked the rust metal texture and the carved wood. This kind of pictures, with a clear focus on textures, more than any other thing, are sometimes difficult to make. I tried some sort of arrangement of the curves in the frame, and a very shallow depth of field, but sharp enough for the texture to look nice. I tried a few different options, this was the one I most liked. I forgot to mention, this is one of the doors of the Sedgwick Museum in Cambridge, a place I like to visit with my daughter to see dinosaurs!

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When I arrived here, I spent most of my spare time going to places in my bike.

I remember finding this house, which was almost¬†hidden¬†in a path along river Cam. I also¬†remember that it was the time when I received my first pay here in UK, so as a¬†celebration¬†I bought myself a new lens for my camera. Usually, the next lens every¬†beginner¬†buys after the kit lens is a medium telephoto, say in the 50-200mm range. Later, I’ve found that I rarely use it, but sometimes its been quite handy, like in this shot. I¬†like the colours of the painted wood. I have no idea who lives there or what that house is.