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By DiegoDesigns
Thanks very much indeed for all the supportive comments left on yesterday's offering from the Quantock Hills.

Here's a slightly different rendering today, which reminded me of a great song by Don Mclean (for those who remember him - American Pie et al).

The lyrics seemed appropriate to the subject/time of year...

No-one can take your place with me,
And time has proven that I'm right.
There's no place I'd rather be,
Than at your place for the night.

No time can pass your sight unseen.
No moment steals away unfound.
Lifetime lived in such a dream,
Floats like a feather to the ground.

And for the first time I've been seeing
The things I'd never notice, without you.
And for the first time I'm discovering
The things I used to treasure, about you.

The birds like leaves on Winterwood,
Sing hopeful songs on dismal days.
They've learned to live life as they should.
They are at peace with natures ways.

You are as natural as the night,
And all that springs from you is good.
And the children born beneath your light,
Are like the birds on Winterwood.

Tags: Canon Somerset Digitally manipulated Quantock hills Landscape and travel Ancient trackway Don mclean Winterwood

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stephenscott 7 8 2 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2010 10:07AM
Nice image and great piece of work..


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Rob66 7 1 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2010 10:14AM
Nice one - like the blue tones.
TelStar 11 116 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2010 10:16AM
Beautiful image and lyrics. Love the composition and mood; a great avenue to walk down in that light.

5 Mar 2010 10:25AM
Lovely image, like the tone !

danvan 11
5 Mar 2010 10:25AM
I really like the shadows, nice image
jools59 7 4 1 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2010 10:55AM
This is great...Jools
Mynett 8 142 6 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2010 11:17AM
can not think of the song.... I do know American Pie..... but lovely words to go with this one

DiegoDesigns 10 117 6 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2010 11:22AM
Thanks to Steve, Rob, Terry, Chris, Daniel, Jools and Linda for their kinds comments. Sadly Linda, I was playing it this morning and now can't get it out of my head! Cheers for all the clicks on this.
tebo 13 Netherlands
5 Mar 2010 11:22AM
Superb. Well done.
gerrymac 9 10 1 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2010 12:39PM
Beautiful image and p/ of my fav. Don Mclean songs ....was listening to it last night as a matter of fact
LilyWren 6 7 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2010 1:27PM
Wonderful image Dave. You really captured the mood here and I love the processing!

Melanie Smile
PattiW 11 24 2 United States
5 Mar 2010 1:30PM
Superb tones, light and shadows! Lovely poem, too, Patti
andy_AHG 7 106 6 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2010 6:44PM
Smashing image.

mrswoolybill Plus
9 986 1500 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2010 7:02PM
Had that song going through my brain when I opened this. That was a good album... Superbly evocative shot, with a wistful sadness - leaning leftwards, towards the past, towards memory...
DiegoDesigns 10 117 6 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2010 9:35AM
Thanks to Ted, Gerry, Melanie, Patti, Andy & Moira for their very kind words of support. This time of year with all the trees bereft of the leaves, there is a certain sadness in the air. However, thoughts should now be turned towards the Spring, which is just around the corner. Have a great weekend all, and thanks again... Dave
Cor 7 Belgium
6 Mar 2010 2:27PM
bliba Plus
10 2 Austria
6 Mar 2010 2:54PM
Wonderful image...the toning works a treat
davidhu 11 19 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2010 6:02PM
Beautifully done Dave. The viewpoint and the shadows really pull this together and the blue toning works a treat.
DiegoDesigns 10 117 6 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2010 8:45PM
Thanks to Cor, Ollie & Dave for the feedback, it's a place the offers all sorts of opportunities, each one completely different. This is borne out by these three images in this series, I hope you all agree... Cheers everyone ~ Dave
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
7 Mar 2010 11:01AM
Beautiful shapes and tones.
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
7 Mar 2010 8:15PM
Good composition Dave and the toning suits.
DiegoDesigns 10 117 6 United Kingdom
8 Mar 2010 8:34AM
Thanks to both Rende & Brian for their additional comments. Many thanks to everyone for all the clicks and comments... Dave
CaroleA 10 5 3 England
17 Mar 2010 8:29PM
Hey you've gone for a new presentation since I last visited your PF!
DiegoDesigns 10 117 6 United Kingdom
19 Mar 2010 9:34AM
Hi Carole, I try different methods depending on the subject and the processing, so I have a couple of actions that sort it out for me. Thanks for the visit... Dave

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