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Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Twenty Six

Graphite noun.
A soft, steel-gray to black, hexagonally crystallized allotrope of carbon with a metallic luster and a greasy feel, used in lead pencils, lubricants, paints, and coatings, that is fabricated into a variety of forms such as molds, bricks, electrodes, crucibles, and rocket nozzles. Also called black lead, plumbago.


Rather than going with an obvious photo of a pencil I actually went out and purchased a pencil sharpener (because I didn't have one) to get a different perspective.  Its about as close to an "action" shot as you can get for 'graphite'. 

Tomorrow's randomly generated word is: cuddly

6 comments:

  1. That's true! Graphite isn't too much of an action-type word, is it? Good idea!

    Here's the link to my entry:

    http://thesedaysofmine.com/

    Dianna

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  2. Nice angle!
    I got one up for today.

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  3. Wow, the color of your pencil sharpener next to the sliver of yellow on those pencil shavings put the punch into the graphite theme. Your are so clever!

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  5. Great macro lens work! I stuck with the graphite in the pencil theme and then extended it.
    http://365dwpchallenge.blogspot.com/2011/01/day-26-graphite.html

    A suggestion for those of us who don't have your expertise and need a little more time. Could you post a week's worth of words so that we can plan our days and be better prepared?

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  6. Great interpretation! Love the colors in this shot!

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