Squeaking chalk sticks

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© wijnand loven
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UploadedSeptember 5, 2011
TakenApril 11, 2011
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D90
Exposure1/200 sec at f/14
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length55 mm
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Our teachers used noisy, dusty chalk sticks to write stuff on their blackboards. When the chalk stick had become very small there was a big chance that the teacher's nails would touch the blackboard, making this awful screeching noise - this left the entire class with goose bumps...

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  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (5 Sep 2011):

    I STILL cringe when i think about that awful noise. HA!HA! This is a great entry Wyn. You have such creative photos.

  • Doglvr

    Doglvr said (7 Sep 2011):

    Fabulous work! The squeak never really bothered me.

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (26 Sep 2011):

    congrats on making the blog again Wyn! Nice going!

  • wijnand loven

    wijnand loven gave props (26 Sep 2011):

    Thanks again, Donna! Let's cringe again :)

  • Steve Baker

    Steve Baker (Deleted) gave props (27 Sep 2011):

    Aaarghhhh!!!... You just HAD to mention the screech, didn't ya? Now I"ll be cringing all day. ;-)

  • Ricardo W

    Ricardo W gave props (29 Sep 2011):

    Congratulations for your photo "best of the theme" selection and making it on the JPG blog !!

  • Roberto Ambrosini

    Roberto Ambrosini gave props (29 Sep 2011):

    it's very strong!!!

  • misha otaared

    misha otaared gave props (1 Oct 2011):

    wyn, this is great -- and super creative. excellent work!

  • Han

    Han gave props (4 Oct 2011):

    Dust and ticks in my memory!

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (29 Aug 2013):

    congrats on the blog Wyn!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (30 Aug 2013):

    Congrats on inspiring JPG's Back to School!

  • Bailey Cooper

    Bailey Cooper gave props (31 Aug 2013):

    Mine ate the little pieces. Remedy for the heartburn I induce. I really love this clever shot.

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