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Another photo from my hometown of Salisbury in Wilthshire. This time a shot taken at Queen Elizabeth Gardens, where I used to play as a kid. Really enjoyed my trip down memory lane Smile

Feeling really guilty now though because I should know what this river is called, but I just can't remember. I know the five rivers are the Avon, the Nadder, the Ebble, the Wylye and the Bourne, but I can't even tell from the map which one I'm looking at here. Hopefully someone on here will be able to help me with this.

Thanks for your votes and comments on my photo of Salisbury Cathedral and hope you all have a super weekend Smile

Camera:Canon EOS 40D
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:25 Aug 2011 - 12:52 PM
Focal Length:16mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.4
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Memory Lane
Username:Sue_R Sue_R
Uploaded:16 Sep 2011 - 6:18 PM
Tags:General, Landscape / travel, Rivers, Salisbury, Wiltshire
Voters:morpheus1955 · geoffrey baker · lifesnapper · Petro_Conradie · cabbie · Snapitt · andylea · ShotfromaCanon · RonnieAG · wyatturp · SteveMoulding · chensuriashi · BillyGoatGruff · SUE118 · jennialexander · cassiecat · oll1e · clogan · EAS · Scottishlandscapes · Cowser · CaroleS · nikshot · TrevBatWCC · fraser · saltireblue · Niknut · andy_AHG · Sezz · Anna62 · danbrann · martinjp · Richsr · Glostopcat · gwynn56 ·
Unique Views:50



Memory Lane looks a bit flooded Sue, and I wish I could help with the name of the River, but I have trouble remembering my own name these Days Smile
Looks a really lovely spot though, and a very nicely composed shot.
Have a lovely Weekend.

John SmileX


from what i can remember Sue its the avon as the nadder runs into it ,lovely shot of the reeds and willows Wink

used to love watching the fish going in and out of the streamer weed many years ago Smile


Sounds like you need some help Sue, I forget things myself all the time. I found this image from Salisbury and here's a map link too. Looks like the Avon to me LOOK HERE,



Tut, tut, Sue, fancy not knowing the name of the river! Wink I do believe it's as said above, the Avon Smile Anyway, it's a very beautiful landscape capture, and other than missing the horse and cart in the foreground, it's very similar to the 'Haywain' by John Constable (I know, 'cos it's hung on my living room wall and in front of me - not the original, of course!) Smile More please! Wink
Trev Smile

saltireblue Site Moderator 55131 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway31 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2011 - 6:53 PM

All I know is it is one of those you named, Sue. Whatever the name of the river, 'tis a cracking composition.


Last Modified By saltireblue at 17 Sep 2011 - 6:55 PM

Thanks all for your votes and comments and a special thanks to those of you who have helped with identifying the river.

I thought the stretch I was looking at in this image was the Avon too (I even named the shot River Avon in Lightroon, but was sure someone would tell me I was wrong if I uploaded it on here with that name. Trouble is two rivers join here and I couldn't tell from the map which one continued on after this point.

Sue Smile


Beautiful landscape, I've fished the Avon many years ago and this is a perfect reminder Sue. Ron.


A lovely riverside scene Sue, I didn't know the Avon went through Salisbury, you learn something new on here every day. I too have fished the Avon at Tewkesbury in Gloucestershire.

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