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By davidhu
Another one from our recent visit to Northumberland. This is Alnwick Gardens. I've fibbed a bit for the title. Strictly speaking this isn't a maze, rather it's a series of interlocking gardens each surrounded by it's own hedge. However an elevated viewpoint and a telephoto lens and hey presto, an instant maze.

Thanks for looking.

Tags: Mono Black and white Landscape and travel Alnwick gardens

Voters: riprap007, mrswoolybill, peugeot406 and 34 more

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mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1887 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2008 5:07PM
Very nice use of vertical! I like the inclusion of the figures, plus the detail of the cobbles to continue the curves.

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peugeot406 11 7 1 England
16 Apr 2008 5:15PM
Great image, well thought out with the people and the footpath
rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
16 Apr 2008 5:24PM
Excellent David, creative eye. Ron.
chuckspics 11 14 United States
16 Apr 2008 5:29PM
aamazing shot,play on words, Chuck
proz 13 205 United States
16 Apr 2008 6:10PM
great shot David
16 Apr 2008 6:23PM
Amazing David, like the composition,
bliba Plus
12 2 Austria
16 Apr 2008 6:57PM
good use of vertical,portrait format and bnw it a lot
woolybill1 Plus
11 22 71 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2008 7:21PM
What a good idea and an excellent composition! Plus the mono of course, which is so suitable. The two people navigating their way through the shrubbery look pretty contented, too.
TyChee 13 275 1 United States
16 Apr 2008 7:22PM
Very cool shot.
Rende 11 38 4 Netherlands
16 Apr 2008 8:17PM
Beautiful shot Dave, with those wonderful shapes in mono. Despite it not being totally accurate, it's a great title anyway.
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
16 Apr 2008 9:01PM
Whatever the man is doing Dave they both seem to be amused by it Smile Excellent image trickery.
BlueRoom Plus
11 73 20 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2008 11:59PM
Great shapes, full of fascinating feathery textures. There is a lovely quality to this picture.

DaveU Plus
12 1.4k 125 England
17 Apr 2008 8:04AM
A well observed shot Dave and it does look very maze like. I was going to say whjat an amazing shot but your title scuppered that witticism.

Just wondering what this one looks like in colour?
field 11 Wales
17 Apr 2008 9:11AM
Nice mono Dave...shape and line defined with the lighter hedge tops. Well placed people and a nice bit of brickwork at the bottom.
wyatturp 12 2 England
17 Apr 2008 9:13AM
Hope they got home for tea??

17 Apr 2008 1:38PM
Love it especially the curves & tones.
JudeC 11 6 3 England
17 Apr 2008 2:18PM
Cracking shot - Jude.
RockArea 11 18 3 United Kingdom
17 Apr 2008 9:43PM
There's lots of wonderful shapes in this. Very well observed.

rmr 10 1 Wales
17 Apr 2008 9:56PM
super mono david
Chant57 Plus
12 395 3 United Kingdom
18 Apr 2008 8:43AM
Great use of the shapes of the hedging to lead the eye from front to back of the image.
ChristineL 13 39 United Kingdom
18 Apr 2008 11:44AM
great shapes and the figures are placed beautifully,
phototime 11 8 United Kingdom
18 Apr 2008 1:29PM
Excellent shot David,works well in B&W.

SKavanagh 10 312 5 England
18 Apr 2008 5:42PM
Superb shot Dave
JONTHELENS 10 34 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2008 7:52AM
A good vertical shot and nice tones.

lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
21 Apr 2008 10:03AM
Well composed
DiegoDesigns 12 117 6 United Kingdom
22 Apr 2008 6:07PM
Beautifully balanced and seen with your very observant eyes. Especially like the foreground stone detail...

John_Humphreys 12 69 2 Ireland
4 Jun 2008 8:49PM
First class shot. I love the compressed effect of the telephoto, the b&w and the inclusion of the figures just in the right part of the image. John

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