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Hill Cottage

By TrevBatWCC    
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

Tags: Architecture Isle of wight Godshill Hill Cottage

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Comments


CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
30 Apr 2014 10:43AM
What a picture postcard of a cottage, Trev, beautifully captured and processed, as always. Carol

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RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
30 Apr 2014 10:48AM
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.
TanyaH Plus
13 1.3k 361 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2014 10:56AM
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.
PhilT2 Plus
6 364 25 England
30 Apr 2014 10:57AM
Outstanding composition in V2.........two fine shots and nicely processed to bring out the detail
cats_123 Plus
12 4.5k 26 Northern Ireland
30 Apr 2014 11:01AM
am expecting to see Miss Marple coming out GrinGrinGrin
tractor 11 3 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2014 11:13AM
Good photos, version 2 is my favourite
30 Apr 2014 11:15AM
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
30 Apr 2014 11:35AM
Really great image, nicely processed.

Mary Grin
ColleenA Plus
4 318 4 Australia
30 Apr 2014 11:37AM
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...
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2014 11:58AM
V2 for me Trev, it minimises the impact of that horrible, out of character concrete post and chain fence.
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
30 Apr 2014 12:00PM
Such iconic English architecture. I love those incredibly complex thatched roofs. It does remind me of Kincaid also. First class image.
30 Apr 2014 12:43PM
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.
30 Apr 2014 12:46PM
you have made that cottage look really beautiful
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
30 Apr 2014 12:51PM
I always think these satellite dishes look a bit out of place on buildings like this Trev !!
Good shots.
Mick.
CaroleS Plus
6 420 3 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2014 1:17PM
Two well processed shots - a picture postcard cottage!
Carole
woolybill1 Plus
9 22 67 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2014 4:19PM
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
Lillian Plus
7 21 17 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2014 7:17PM
Two very well processed and photographed images Trev
Lillian
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2014 8:22PM
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
30 Apr 2014 8:57PM
Stunning. The house as well as the picture.
Johanna
pamelajean Plus
10 964 1824 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2014 10:40PM
These are the ones that attracted me the most, Trev.
Your images of them are excellent and bring back fond memories.
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
1 May 2014 12:54PM
Perfect chocolate box scene, Trev.

Dave
SlowSong Plus
8 6.3k 29 England
1 May 2014 3:12PM
Just too pretty for words. I expect all foreigners imagine England to look like this. Grin
Fefe Plus
4 23 31 United Kingdom
1 May 2014 7:53PM
Beautiful pair of shots Trev........I could live there too............................if onlySad
Diane
1 May 2014 11:41PM
2 super images of this delightful thatched cottage
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
2 May 2014 10:51AM
Two excellent compositions here Trev - v2 is my favourite SmileSmile
Helen
Richsr Plus
9 90 223 England
2 May 2014 7:55PM
Well worked with the processing Trevor
R.
Jocelia Plus
5 2 1 Australia
8 May 2014 6:27AM
Another beauty Trevor, what a delightful cottage…..WinkWinkWink

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