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Broadway

By TrevBatWCC    
On our first full day (last Tuesday), we had a morning coach outing to the Cotswolds, travelling through several villages, and stopping off here at the delightful Broadway in Worcestershire. Many of the buildings date back to the 1600s, when it was a major stopping place for the stage coaches that travelled between Worcester and London. It's been the inspiration to a number of writers and artists, and as well as having art shops, it also has several of the country's best art galleries. At over a mile long, its 'broad way' (High Street), from where the village gets the name, is one of the longest High Streets in England.
Though, as you can see, the weather was grey and overcast, at least it didn't rain! Smile

Single Raw image 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

Tags: Architecture Worcestershire Cotswolds Broadway Landscape and travel

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Comments


CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
5 Feb 2013 11:39AM
This has to be one of your very best series, Trev, each and every one of them a delight to view, and all worthy of their own upload. Superb processing. Carol

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mrswoolybill Plus
10 990 1515 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 11:42AM
Unmistakably Cotswolds - honey-coloured stone, chunky roofs.
Love V4, it's my sort of observation...
Moira
RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
5 Feb 2013 11:45AM
This set from Broadway brings back happy memories for us, Trev, as we spent a fortnight nearby in 1991, based in the village of Blockley only a few miles away and up the hill.
We would travel into Broadway every day, spend some time there before setting off for pastures further afield.
I love the colour of that Cotswold stone, the thatching, the colourful shop displays, and here and there the occasional half timbered building: and in summer the gardens and roses round the doorways are beautiful.
Your set has shown off the delights of this national treasure so well, a great advert for the village.
Ronnie.
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
5 Feb 2013 11:53AM
Every one well worthy of its own upload Trev, a stunning set.

Regards

Trev.
woolybill1 Plus
10 22 68 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 11:54AM
Well-composed and well-presented in your inimitable fashion.
I'm surprised that Moira hasn't mentioned her favourite recipes for goose Wink
Regards
Bill
Fefe Plus
5 23 31 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 12:18PM
I have never been to this part of the country.......................... I think it is time we did, it looks lovely!
Terrific set trev,and as Carol says all worthy of thier own upload.
Diane
SlowSong Plus
8 6.6k 29 England
5 Feb 2013 12:19PM
I love the Deli. A delightful set of images. Smile
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LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 12:52PM
What an enchanting series Trev, signalling a 'Must Visit' spot for all we Brits. I trust that you took all of these before you had a few pints in the pub.
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
5 Feb 2013 1:11PM
A wonderful set, Trev. The Cotswold stone and overcast weather is perfect for your processing, beautiful colours and textures.

Dave
JOKEN 7 3 10 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 1:16PM
Broadway is now a relatively quiet Cotswold village since a new bypass was built a few years back, but still remains a mecca for tourists doing the Stratford, Oxford and Broadway loop.
You have done justice to the mellow Cotswold stone
Ken
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
5 Feb 2013 1:35PM
Love them all Trev. Looks a very interesting place and the processing shows us every little detail........Sandy
richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
5 Feb 2013 2:10PM
Tremendous serious of excellent Images!!
Bonvilston 5 61 8 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 2:22PM
A great set of shots. You really bring the best out of that cotswold stonework. ......Peter
Billyray 9 70 3 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 2:51PM
An excellent set Trev, All worthy of an upload of their own. The colour of the Cotswold stone is superb. Unable to pick a favourite, they are all perfect.
Ray
sable 8 9 7 England
5 Feb 2013 2:55PM
An excellent set of images once again I like all of them and you have capture processed and presented them to you usual high standard too xx
Richsr 9 91 223 England
5 Feb 2013 3:34PM
A fine set of images for here Trev, good details and tones, well processed
Regards Richard
Sezz Plus
11 617 15 England
5 Feb 2013 4:22PM
You've shown the place off beautifully Trev with this set of images, love the way you've processed them Smile

Sarah *
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 5:31PM
Wow! Been to this place very pretty and lots of photo opps Trev you found it relatively quiet on your visit, great picture
bobsblues 6 10 2 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 6:15PM
Brilliant set Trev especially like v3 with the colourful fruit, great stuff.
Rob
pamelajean Plus
10 969 1847 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 6:25PM
From the wonderful way you present these, Trev, it displays itself as an invitation to all photographers, a "must go to" place.
5 Feb 2013 6:30PM
an incredible set...
havent been there for years ..
you have really made me want to go and revisit
Wow Trev amazing captures well processed and boy o boy so well presented. great shots

John
RockArea 10 18 3 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2013 1:19PM
A beautiful place and a great selection of shots showing it off so well.

David
AnneWorner 9 620 43 United States
6 Feb 2013 5:17PM
These are all great Trev, your usual fine standard and composition, but it's v4 that I like the most - it's the way I see the world, in little cut outs of a larger whole.

Anne
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2013 6:34PM
Know this well Trev, a beautiful place and so well captured
Lillian
Trev_B 9 151 68 England
7 Feb 2013 6:43PM
Broadway is a must for any visit to the Cotswolds... this is a lovely set TrevGrin

Trev
Jocelia Plus
5 2 1 Australia
8 Feb 2013 9:38AM
Truely lovely set of these stone buildings, all great, V5 my favourite..


Jocelia
Phil_Restan 11 280 9 Scotland
8 Feb 2013 10:32AM
Good job here Trev, I've seen a lot of complaints about photomatix pro 4 recently but yours seems to be producing the goods, not that you didn't have some imputTongue

Phil
phil99 10 45 6 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2013 2:04PM
You have captured this place beautifully Trev . with your processing skills combined they are superb ...Phil
JanieB43 8 47 6 England
8 Feb 2013 11:11PM
A wonderfully detailed set of images Trev. Makes me want to visit. The overcast weather perfect for diffusing the light enabling you to capture the grittiness of the stone buildings.

Good job Smile

Jane
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2013 11:25AM
We spent 1 night here years back in the caravan site - before I was attached at the hip to a camera - looks like another visit would be good - I particularly like the variety of foods and colours in v3 SmileSmile
Helen

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