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The Lonely Sunflower

By sherlob    
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Time has been minimal for photography this week, but I managed a quick visit to the local lake a few nights ago. I have taken more images here than I care to remember, at times I find I am uninspired and don't even take the camera from the bag. At other times the location still surprises me. Finding this sole sunflower blossoming on the bank of the lake is an example of the latter. Whilst the image isn't my best, I hope it just about reaches muster. As my wife has just said over my shoulder "Its surprising where the sun shines".

Adam

Tags: Cheshire Sunflower Reflections Lake Blossum Northwich Landscape and travel Pickmere 1 of 52 project 1 out of 52 project

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tonyguitar Plus
7 77 37 Canada
20 Aug 2018 12:58AM
Also it's surprising how they get to six feet tall in just a short summer season. I upladed one as well, but your location is an artist's delight! TG

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Chinga Plus
8 3 1 United Kingdom
20 Aug 2018 7:01AM
But a very photogenic flower. I also like the sky reflections...
Isabel GrinGrin
dudler Plus
16 947 1520 England
20 Aug 2018 7:40AM
I have, inadvertently, found the solution, Adam.

One more lens means that there's no room for the camera in the bag, so I have to put it round my neck. This encourages more pictures...
Tish1 Plus
6 32 5 United Kingdom
20 Aug 2018 7:44AM
I think you under estimte this image


Tish
mrswoolybill Plus
12 1.6k 2080 United Kingdom
20 Aug 2018 8:33AM
My first thought was Little Weed goes on holiday. (You may be too young to remember...)
Our own local patch can be the hardest place to find inspiration, but it's also where we take photographs out of love and intimate knowledge. Not the big barn-storming show-stoppers. Quiet observations. That's something that I enjoy - on this site, Joline's recording of her lake through the seasons is a joy.
This is so unassuming, so gentle. Love it.
20 Aug 2018 8:57AM
What a strange place to find a sunflower ...a seed dropped by a passing bird maybe ...lovely splash of colour ...Viv
saltireblue Plus
9 9.7k 36 Norway
20 Aug 2018 7:12PM
Almost looks like a composition of two images...happy little chappie, isn't he?

Malc
dudler Plus
16 947 1520 England
21 Aug 2018 10:19PM
But I remember Bill and Ben. And Weeeed....

And, belatedly, have a UA.

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