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This will be the last post until the very end of May as we are off to Spain on saturday (YAY) - images from a recent long weekend with my friend Susie in her delightful home town of Ledbury in Herefordshire. Needless to say editing and choosing these from the many that I took whilst there has served more than one purpose, including keeping my mind off the horrible sore throat and cold that I am developing but best of all, avoiding packing!!!

Just for a change I have led with my personal favourite, obsessed as I am by reflections and how we see and perceive the visual world. With the rest I have tried to give a flavour of the place. I make no apologies for featuring three images of the architecturally avant garde Tinsmiths building as I love the quirky wonkiness that alludes to the Tudor buildings in the town. I hope the architect has received all the awards that this innovative but reflective piece of modernism deserves.

V5 is an interior shot of one of the many shops in Ledbury that sells what I call 'unnecessaries' and V11 is the interior of an ancient barn. The rest are outdoor shots and include one of Susie's very upmarket, two storey garden shed, V2.

Anyway, thank you for looking and I hope that you enjoy at least some of them. We have purchased a MIFI (personal wireless hotspot) so I should be able to get on line once we get to Spain but f I am totally distracted by holidaying, do accept my apologies.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkII
Lens:EF24-105mm F/4L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:20 Apr 2013 - 2:27 PM
Focal Length:35mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/22.0
Shutter Speed:1/30sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:125
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Luscious Ledbury
Username:LynneJoyce LynneJoyce
Uploaded:2 May 2013 - 4:57 PM
Tags:General, Landscape / travel
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banehawi
banehawi Critique Team 10979 forum postsbanehawi vcard Canada2981 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2013 - 5:07 PM

Lovely set. Your frames identify you! I think you chose well for V1.

Have a good holiday, and take lots of pics.


regards


Willie

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2 May 2013 - 5:32 PM

A beautiful collection of captures, all very interesting with perfect composition.
Have a wonderful holiday, I look forward to seeing plenty of your holiday captures.

Lucien.

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2 May 2013 - 5:57 PM

Really torn between v3 and v4

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2 May 2013 - 6:03 PM

As always excellent set have a good break

Bob

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lifesnapper
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2 May 2013 - 6:05 PM

Super set Lynne, interesting subject matter, very well taken.

John Smile

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barbarahirst
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2 May 2013 - 6:08 PM

what a collection...
havent been there since the 70's
have a great break and throw away your connection and just enjoy the day to day normalities....

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ColleenA
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2 May 2013 - 6:13 PM

A great set, have a great holidayGrin

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widtink
widtink  2406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2013 - 6:21 PM

Great set Lynne what a posh looking town Smile Nowt like my hometown !!! The shop in 4 and 9 looks very interesting Smile

Rod

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achieverswales

Good set Lynne, have a great time in Spain.

Regards

Trev.

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RonnieAG
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2 May 2013 - 6:40 PM

You have given us a real taste of the town with this eclectic set of images: I too like reflections so I appreciate your leading with that, but I also have a soft spot for the half timbered buildings. The wonky Tinsmiths demands more than one shot for sure.
Hope you get over your URI quickly and have a great holiday with opportunities for loads more images.
Ronnie.

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2013 - 7:27 PM

So enjoyed the tour of Ledbury, a town I don't know at all. The Tinsmiths is amazing!

Have a wonderful holiday. Surely that should help drive away your cold, in which case I am doubly jealous as no doubt my own cold will still be hanging about on your return!

Ann

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2013 - 7:32 PM

Super set Lynne - I have never visited this town but having seen your images have put it on my "to do" list. I love the quirky tinsmiths building which has super reflections. Have a great holiday.

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marktc
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2 May 2013 - 7:38 PM

A wonderful set Lynne, but v6 wins hands down for me!

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WhiteRose1
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2 May 2013 - 7:50 PM

Something for everyone here, Lynne. I like your opener but the finale is pretty damn good too! And the middle uns are fine fillers. GrinGrin Have a lovely time and don't forget the sun cream!!

Dave

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taggart
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2 May 2013 - 8:07 PM

The tin smith shot, the glass ware and the shadow image are my favorite, what a grand set!

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SUE118
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2 May 2013 - 8:25 PM

Lynne this set is so interesting and love the reflections. Have a great time away.

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EMJAYCEE
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2 May 2013 - 8:57 PM

As ever Lynne the variety is there but I do like V3 with the lovely b/w building and V5 for the colour of all the glass. Have a lovely holiday in Spain.
Joan.

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Irishkate
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2 May 2013 - 10:52 PM

A visit to a town I haven't seen through your images.
I do love the Tinsmith images in V4, 9 and 15.
I also love the roof in V5 and I'm afraid the 'unnecessaries' in v5 would tempt me greatly!
Have a great holiday.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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2 May 2013 - 11:55 PM

Oh dear. Impossible to chose... Well I love the quirky glass house being from the land of boring glass houses... The bike on the roof and the spectacular light reflection in the alley. Which doesn't mean the others aren't also very good.
Thanks for the UA, very special as I know you love dogs .... I'm thinking of the right thank you...

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3 May 2013 - 3:56 AM

A great set Lynne. All different and all so interesting to see. A fun one of Susie peeking and the bike on the roof for whatever reason. And the many reflections. All well taken shots ......Sandy

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3 May 2013 - 6:04 AM

Enjoy Spain Lynn !! Great work here !!

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
3 May 2013 - 7:37 AM

An excellent set Lynn - enjoyed them all especially v7 - I was expecting to see David Jason from Open all hours in the next one!!!!

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3 May 2013 - 7:45 AM

The Tinsmiths building is remarkable so I'm glad you decided to include more than one image of it. The reflections in the building are just wonderful. Another great set Lynne and I love the bike too. I'm amused by Sandy's comment - we are used to our butchers putting their bikes on the roof but I guess it's something she hasn't seen before. Enjoy Spain! We're going in ten days or so too (to the north) so I'm not thinking of packing just yet.
Ann

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3 May 2013 - 9:00 AM

What a beautiful set of shots Lynne. That Tinsmith's is fantastic, loads of wonderful reflections in it. Looks to be a beautiful town with loads of character. I love all those tudor buildings and that wood in the roof is beautiful.
Have a great time in Spain. Not too much work to do I hope WinkGrin. Moira

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3 May 2013 - 11:02 AM

Such an interesting and first class set - do enjoy your time in SpainSmile
Carole

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TrevBatWCC
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3 May 2013 - 3:40 PM

Looks a great place, Lynne - some lovely wibbly-wobbly buildings, old and new! Wink
Trev Smile

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3 May 2013 - 4:38 PM

Beautiful set Lynne!! Have a great holiday in Spain they have great food and tapasGrinGrin

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3 May 2013 - 6:50 PM

15 cute pics.

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Chinga
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3 May 2013 - 8:21 PM

Wonderful set of images...
PS - *** Tomorrow instead of shadow day my I ask if you can all upload an insect image like Annete did in support of Carol who is going through a bad time? ***
Thank you
Isabel

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4 May 2013 - 1:20 AM

Excellent set of images.
debu

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4 May 2013 - 3:38 AM

Great set of images! v1 is my favorite. Have a great time in Spain Lynn!
Brenda

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4 May 2013 - 7:24 AM

A great set of images and I hope that you will have a great time away

Peter

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4 May 2013 - 8:09 PM

Yet another excellent set of images Lynne.
Have a great time in Spain but do NOT work too hard even though you do like to keep busy.
Ray

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5 May 2013 - 2:43 PM

Nice set o images Lynne could be a place worth a visitWink

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5 May 2013 - 4:27 PM

Beautiful set.. how lucky you are, you got all the sun shine. Wonderfully captured images, excellent colour and clarity. Have a nice holiday, enjoy the sun shine..

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5 May 2013 - 8:58 PM

What a lovely reminder of a place I love to visit Lynne
all well captured,and hope it's a good break in sunny Spain
Lillian

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Oleg_Lobzin
5 May 2013 - 9:28 PM

Great set up.
Regards, Oleg.

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7 May 2013 - 6:38 PM

Such an interesting and lovely place! And such a polished car in V1 - fantastic for those wonderful reflections you've caught...and well caught too, Lynne. V1 is a great shot to lead with but my favourite here has to be V10 with the sunlight projecting those windows onto the wall. Awe. Some. Well seen SmileSmile

I love buildings...and you've got some wonderful shots here. By the way, I like your term ---> "unnecessaries"...lol Grin

Andrew

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8 May 2013 - 7:26 PM

As always a great set . must be 30. Years or more since I visited here....Phil.

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10 May 2013 - 5:41 PM

Well you made MRS CJL47's day. She was raised in Ledbury being born in nearby Much Marcle. Great shots.
chris

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HobbitDave
11 May 2013 - 8:53 AM

A wonderful set here, Lynne, and well met again, friend after a year or so! Love the leader pic, yes lovely 'take' on the world through reflections.....begs the question of what is ultimately 'real'!
Hope you have a great time, I'm sure you are already. Could you wrap up some warm sun and post it to Britain please. My frogs would be very grateful Wink
MIIFI now eh!? Wonderful. They wonders of modern technology. Neat idea!
Dave ;x)

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12 May 2013 - 12:17 PM

Great set of images Lynne. Do like the reflections.Smile
Rob

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12 May 2013 - 9:08 PM

What a wonderful virtual guided tour of Ledbury Lynne, I recognise so many of these places featured in your shots.

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13 May 2013 - 6:20 PM

A nice varied set Lynne, smashing!

John Smile

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14 May 2013 - 8:04 PM

Stunning and great images indeed,very well done,
saeid

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15 May 2013 - 4:45 PM

15 wonderful images Lynne, thanks.
Brian

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gallero
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25 May 2013 - 5:47 PM

Una captura bien lograda...

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RajaSidambaram

Very nice & clean images, Lynne. As usual a mammoth presentation. -Raja.

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