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Hugh Town, St Marys, Isles of Scilly

By TrevBatWCC    
On the St Ives holiday in 1995, we had a trip over to St Marys on the Isles of Scilly. The main (and only resort) on the island is Hugh Town, which separates the main part of the island from the peninsula. Here's a couple scanned from film negative from there. The first is looking across Town Beach, with the version from the Garrison on the peninsula.
I didn't take a loads of still images on that holiday or earlier in that decade; in the early to mid-1990s I was into shooting video, having a Sony Video Hi8 camcorder. The fad eventually wore off, and I was back into shooting stills only, on both Kodachrome slides and print film!

Many thanks to Dave (HobbitDave) and Ian (dales) for their User Awards on my previous upload, , most appreciated 🏆👍

Negative image scanned with Plustek OpticFilm 8100, tweaked in Nik Collection's plugins and Photoshop Elements 2020.

Thanks again to everyone for your vote & comments on my previous uploads, it really is appreciated and encouraging 😃👍

Trev 😀

Tags: Boats St marys Isles of scilly Cannon Hugh town Landscape and travel

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28 Jul 2021 11:08AM
Memories eh Trev..nice shot Trev l did the same video's until the fad wore off sending Super 8 oil for processing then splicing and messing about..gave up back to camera work..
28 Jul 2021 11:13AM
Great captures it looks a wonderful place to live.
Sylvia
adagio Plus
2 3 2 England
28 Jul 2021 11:50AM
Looks lovely Trev, and two very nice images.

Angela😄
28 Jul 2021 12:44PM
two quality images, Trev, a pleasure to look at
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cats_123 Plus
17 5.1k 30 Northern Ireland
28 Jul 2021 12:46PM
Not a destination that's ever attracted me...only remember Harold Wilson used to holiday there 😁😁

Thanks for sharing
28 Jul 2021 12:55PM
Two excellent images from all that time ago, Trev.
We love the Isles of Scilly - the view in the lead image is more or less the same now!!
We were there in 2019 and your upload holds some wonderful memories for me.

RichardSmile
dales Plus
5 13 Australia
28 Jul 2021 1:55PM
Excellent film conversions from this lovely location Trev , I did much the same with a couple of video cams around these times before settling back to camera 's again
Ian
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2021 1:59PM
Beautiful travelogue shots Trev. Love the boatabilia in the lead ...
Isabel GrinGrinGrin
28 Jul 2021 3:51PM
I have never been to the Isles of Scilly but would love to go. Two fine images Trev.

Val
JuBarney Plus
10 34 5 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2021 5:45PM
A terrific lead coastal shot with an interesting version.
Ju
cooky Plus
17 6 4 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2021 7:35PM
Somewhere I've always wanted to visit Trev. Looks so peaceful and two lovely images.

Kath
Two excellent images Trev, looks a lovely place for a visit.
Carol
bliba Plus
15 2 Austria
31 Jul 2021 11:32PM
Great images ,Trev
ColleenA Plus
9 500 7 Australia
3 Aug 2021 7:58AM
Looks lovely there

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