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Bingley Show

By LynneJoyce  
At last I have been able to upload all the photographs in this set, photos from my day off from Nightmare Central on Saturday, a visit to Bingley Show with my friend Sylvia. Rain all day was forecast (obligatory for Bingley Show) so I didn't bother to apply sunscreen. Instead I donned my flowery waterproof coat and matching wellies. The rain abated at around lunch time and there followed a gloriously sunny afternoon ay the end of which I was sunburned. Sunburned in Bingley, West Yorkshire, I kid you not!

The show was fun and I got lots of photos with the ever reliable and easy to carry Sony because I didn't fancy carrying the posh camera kit through the mud. I would have liked to have the macro lens with me but honestly, I think it is damned near impossible to get a bad shot with the Sony.

In the afternoon we found a bench to rest my boiled feet (hot sun + wellies = bad idea) and watched the falconry display. There I would have liked to have the long lens but whatever. The falconer was amazing. He engaged all the kids there present in games. He made them form a human tunnel and got the Barn Owl to fly through it. He made them lie down in a line and got the Harris Hawk to fly low over them so that the Jessie's touched them all. Then most enjoyed by all, he got them to race against the Harris Hawk. As Sylvia so astutely observed, those kids will never forget those magical experiences.

Anyway here is a selection of images that represent just some of the events at the show. I hope that you enjoy viewing them as much as I enjoyed taking them. Sorry I can't view and comment on your images much but since my mother is also dying in the same nursing home as Garrath, and there is no wifi there, it is near impossible.

Happy clicking guys.

Tags: Falconry General Vegetables Flowers and plants Agriculture Farm animals

Comments


taggart Plus
15 47 13 United States
25 Jul 2017 2:10AM
What a grand collection-- all so well done and a pleasure to view--
AND
I think your narrative re: the bird show takes the A= over the images! Thanks for both!

I think of you often!
J

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debu 9 India
25 Jul 2017 2:25AM
Excellent set of images.
Debu
femape 2 Argentina
25 Jul 2017 2:34AM
Muy interesante.
Chinga Plus
9 3 1 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2017 2:43AM
Amazing set!
Brava! Isabel GrinGrin
ddolfelin Plus
8 103 3 Wales
25 Jul 2017 5:41AM
A great upload, Lynne - each one would have sat happily in your portfolio on its own.
Pleased you were able to get out for the day.
Lillian Plus
10 23 17 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2017 8:07AM
well worth the wait to see the full set,
a varied lot here Lynne with the birds coming in first
for me, followed very closely by end all so well
composed and presented
capto Plus
7 5.9k 13 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2017 8:10AM
A lovely and interesting set.Smile
Best wishes ivor
25 Jul 2017 9:49AM
Worth waiting for Lynne, a super set.

JohnSmile
DeSilver Plus
12 14 12 England
25 Jul 2017 10:29AM
A wonderful collection of images. Beautiful photography.


David.
TrevBatWCC Plus
11 13 12 England
25 Jul 2017 10:54AM
A super collection of images from the show, Lynne, giving us a taste of all that was going off there Smile And your little Sony has served you well too Smile
Trev Smile
Drighlynne 8 122 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2017 11:24AM
A lovely set of images Lynne. I was there too at Bingley show, but didn't see you. Won one or two prizes in the photo competitions. So sorry to hear about your mum.
Lynne
An excellent collection
ade123 Plus
6 285 1 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2017 2:52PM
An Outstanding set Lynne. Photographed and presented to perfection as always

Ade
cabbie Plus
12 31 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2017 9:27PM
As always Lynne a fine set

Bob
25 Jul 2017 11:36PM
What a fine set, Lynne.
Wishing you all the best,
Dave. (AKA the Glastonbury shoe designer admirer Wink)
Great set love the owls. Well done Lynne.
WesternRed.
26 Jul 2017 6:08PM
Lovely set.
pamelajean Plus
13 1.2k 2096 United Kingdom
26 Jul 2017 7:59PM
I know you must be having a hard time, Lynne, but it's great to see your images, and thanks for taking us to the show. We can enjoy it without getting wet!!
sparrowhawk Plus
11 277 2 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2017 7:12AM
wonderful work
Bantu 6 7 1 India
27 Jul 2017 10:06AM
Excellent captures my aunt.

Vikram
27 Jul 2017 2:19PM
A superb and most interesting collection, Lynne.
Best wishes,

RichardSmile
28 Jul 2017 8:41PM
Superb set of images in this collection, Lynne. Smile

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