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Firstly, a big thankyou to Pam (mashwood10) and Kurt (KurtSkeels) for their User Awards on my Mottisfont Sundial.

I love Hinton Ampner for its collections of fine Georgian furniture, hard stone ornaments, ceramics and inlaid furniture, but most of all for the exquisite and unique collection of rare and highly prized minerals, the blue john and marble, and particularly the furniture inlaid with marble mosaics.
This classical marble bust caught my attention because it was framed by the mirror and was reflected within it too.

This is in the Entrance Hall where there is a stunning marbled floor and sweeping staircase.
This elegant country manor is modelled and immaculately decorated in the Georgian style. The house suffered a catastrophic fire in 1960, and was lovingly rebuilt by the last owner, Ralph Dutton.

3 versions, all separate frames.
No flash and no tripods allowed.

Pamela.

Brand:FUJIFILM
Camera:Fujifilm FinePix HS20EXR
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Focal Length:8mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/3.6
Shutter Speed:1/15sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Incandescent
Title:Hinton Ampner Bust
Username:pamelajean pamelajean
Uploaded:17 May 2014 - 4:34 PM
Tags:8th Lord Sherborne, Architecture, Hampshire, National trust
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Votes:58
Voters:213hardy · Badgerfred · cabbie · helenlinda · CarolG · Philip_H · Bzox · RonnieAG · Lillian · Nigeve1 · Len1950 · RobertTurley · Alan_Baseley · lenocm · franken · trevaze · Fred263 · LynneJoyce · Kurt42 · Daisymaye · estonian · BIGRY1 · zapar40 · TrevBatWCC · crookymonsta · Rende · jaktis · sweetpea62 · Skeet1Away · mikbee · Tish1 · SlowSong · graceland · capto · Brian65 · ChristineD · sparrowhawk · gwynn56 · saltireblue · bricurtis · mrswoolybill · woolybill1 · dmhuynh72 · Mike_Smith · Ayoob · Big_Beavis · fentiger · johnriley1uk · cheesey · Glostopcat · georgiepoolie · costas · kuvailija · hippysnapper · xwang · Shaji84 · jeronius · Armakk ·
Views:165
Unique Views:85
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helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 8342 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
17 May 2014 - 4:55 PM

It sounds a lovely place to visit Pamela - I like v1 for the intricate patterns around the mirror and v2 for the balance of the composition.
Helen

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
17 May 2014 - 4:56 PM

I have to admit that the beautiful mirror caught my eye, Pamela, rather than the bust Wink I think V.1 pips it to the post, but only just, all excellent captures. Carol

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Philip_H
Philip_H  3 United Kingdom
17 May 2014 - 6:03 PM

Lovely light and tones.

V1 & V2 my favourites.

P.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
17 May 2014 - 6:45 PM

It's just the sort of place I would like to visit, certainly judging by both your intro aa well as these versions of the bust in front of that gilded mirror.
Like all three versions and am torn over a favourite so it will need to be 1/3 vote to each.
R.

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 6Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
17 May 2014 - 7:26 PM

Lovely three images in their own right
so beautifully presented but has to be V1 the fuller picture for me
Lillian

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franken
franken Plus Member 123583 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
17 May 2014 - 9:05 PM

Lovely set with version 2 being my favourite, Pamela.

Ken

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Fred263 Plus Member 3Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
17 May 2014 - 9:24 PM

Superb set of images. v1 is my fave

Fred

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LynneJoyce
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17 May 2014 - 10:43 PM

V3 for me for the repeated images.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
18 May 2014 - 12:09 AM

excellent set. V1 is my favourite. I like the way the head in the mirror seems to be admiring the painting reflection.

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BIGRY1
BIGRY1 Plus Member 3BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
18 May 2014 - 7:51 AM

Looks like a wonderful place to visit. That mirror frame is stunning. Great imagesGrin
Ryan

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 7TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
18 May 2014 - 12:02 PM

That has to be one of the most ornate and beautiful mirror frames I've ever seen Smile A very well captured set, Pamela, but V1 has to be my fave, for that frame Wink
Trev Smile

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sweetpea62 Plus Member 5sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 May 2014 - 8:48 PM

Superb set of images Pam, V1 catches my eye..Lin

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
18 May 2014 - 11:53 PM

Very ornate mirror indeed Pamela.
Must be a beggar to dust though !!
Mick.

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SlowSong
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19 May 2014 - 12:07 PM

I prefer the crop of V2.
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capto
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19 May 2014 - 7:06 PM

Beautifully taken, v1 does it for me.Smile

ivor

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ChristineD
20 May 2014 - 1:51 PM

Superb set of images. v1 for me

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bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 101977 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2014 - 9:30 PM

I think V1 has it all Pamela - I like the bust and its reflection and the full view of that decorated mirror is superb.
Brian.

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72  744 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2014 - 6:14 PM

lovely set, and wonderful reflections.

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Ayoob
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21 May 2014 - 9:33 PM

Great set of images - like them all....Wink

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27 May 2014 - 9:46 PM

It looks like you bust a gut to get these exceedingly fine images for us Pamela, I think v1 is the best

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hippysnapper
19 Jun 2014 - 9:27 PM

GorgeousSmile I've been there, I shall look with a new eye next time😜

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xwang  631 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2014 - 11:05 PM

I prefer V1, I like the mirror...

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