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On reaching the top of Church Hollow, the road leading up to Godshill church to the left of the Bat's Wing Tearooms shown in my previous upload, you are met with this, Hill Cottage, which looks out across to the church. I could live in a cottage that! V2 is taken from the other side of the road on the path leading up to the church.

Single Raw images processed in Adobe Camera Raw 7, tweaked in Photomatix Pro 4 and Photoshop Elements 11.

Thanks again to everyone for your votes & comments on my previous uploads, it really is appreciated and encouraging.

Trev Smile

Camera:Nikon D7100 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:AF-S DX Nikkor 18-105mm VR Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:8 Apr 2014 - 2:25 PM
Focal Length:26mm, 18mm
Aperture:f/11
Shutter Speed:1/80, 1/160sec
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture Priority
Metering Mode:Matrix
White Balance:Auto
Title:Hill Cottage
Username:TrevBatWCC TrevBatWCC
Uploaded:30 Apr 2014 - 10:30 AM
Tags:Architecture, Godshill, Hill Cottage, Isle of wight
Votes:44
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8141 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2014 - 10:43 AM

What a picture postcard of a cottage, Trev, beautifully captured and processed, as always. Carol

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2014 - 10:48 AM

Picture postcard it is indeed and the epitome of the English rural scene, as I understand it: love this sort of architecture and roofing.
R.

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TanyaH
TanyaH Critique Team 11615 forum postsTanyaH vcard United Kingdom70 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2014 - 10:56 AM

It's a gorgeous cottage, and the way you've photographed it and processed the images really adds to the effectiveness. Both of these versions I could see as jigsaw puzzles to be honest (and that's not meant in a negative way!). I could spend many happy hours trying to piece this wonderful scene back together in several thousand pieces Grin They really remind me of Thomas Kinkaid's paintings.

On balance, I prefer V2 personally, although they're both beautiful.

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PhilT2
PhilT2 e2 Member 4104 forum postsPhilT2 vcard England11 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2014 - 10:57 AM

Outstanding composition in V2.........two fine shots and nicely processed to bring out the detail

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cats_123
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30 Apr 2014 - 11:01 AM

am expecting to see Miss Marple coming out GrinGrinGrin

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tractor
tractor  9 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2014 - 11:13 AM

Good photos, version 2 is my favourite

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digital_boi
30 Apr 2014 - 11:15 AM

both fine and well processed Trev you have the levels spot on again V2 is my fav the angle of capture wins for me and the inclusion of the people gives scale to the cottage very nice indeed

Graham

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marshfam19
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30 Apr 2014 - 11:35 AM

Really great image, nicely processed.

Mary Grin

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2201 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2014 - 11:37 AM

I agree with Tanya, both images would make great jigsaw puzzles....absolutely beautifully captured and processed.....what a delightful place and the gardens are beautiful...

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LynneJoyce
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30 Apr 2014 - 11:58 AM

V2 for me Trev, it minimises the impact of that horrible, out of character concrete post and chain fence.

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Joline
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30 Apr 2014 - 12:00 PM

Such iconic English architecture. I love those incredibly complex thatched roofs. It does remind me of Kincaid also. First class image.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2014 - 12:43 PM

Two very beautifully processed images. Love the look of these thatched roof cottages. Makes me smile when I see the satellite dish on the wall. Shows it is now, not back years when these were originally built.

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barbarahirst
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30 Apr 2014 - 12:46 PM

you have made that cottage look really beautiful

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2014 - 12:51 PM

I always think these satellite dishes look a bit out of place on buildings like this Trev !!
Good shots.
Mick.

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CaroleS
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30 Apr 2014 - 1:17 PM

Two well processed shots - a picture postcard cottage!
Carole

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2014 - 4:19 PM

Classic thatched cottage style but grander than most. Two exceptionally good views; I find V1 the more imposing.
The satellite dish is of course not a tv receiver: it is a teleport transceiver, ready for Scottie to beam it up into the unforeseeable future Smile
Regards
Bill

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Lillian
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30 Apr 2014 - 7:17 PM

Two very well processed and photographed images Trev
Lillian

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pluckyfilly
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30 Apr 2014 - 8:22 PM

So beautifully taken Trev, if this were mine I might crop the road from V1 which stops the image being cut almost into 2 it it's a great shot anyway and if you like it that's what counts

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brownsilent
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30 Apr 2014 - 8:57 PM

Stunning. The house as well as the picture.
Johanna

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8806 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1636 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2014 - 10:40 PM

These are the ones that attracted me the most, Trev.
Your images of them are excellent and bring back fond memories.

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1 May 2014 - 12:54 PM

Perfect chocolate box scene, Trev.

Dave

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SlowSong
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1 May 2014 - 3:12 PM

Just too pretty for words. I expect all foreigners imagine England to look like this. Grin

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Fefe
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1 May 2014 - 7:53 PM

Beautiful pair of shots Trev........I could live there too............................if onlySad
Diane

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brian17302
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1 May 2014 - 11:41 PM

2 super images of this delightful thatched cottage

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2 May 2014 - 10:51 AM

Two excellent compositions here Trev - v2 is my favourite SmileSmile
Helen

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Richsr
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2 May 2014 - 7:55 PM

Well worked with the processing Trevor
R.

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Jocelia
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8 May 2014 - 6:27 AM

Another beauty Trevor, what a delightful cottage…..WinkWinkWink

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