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Last of the Summer Sun

By AshTree
With the clocks going forward ... er, that is, back (thanks Mikbee Wink).... tomorrow, we couldn't pass up the opportunity to get out yesterday in such glorious weather - even if we get more days like that, they will be cut short by early sunsets for the next few months Sad.

So this is Charlestown, near St Austell, Cornwall. What a wonderful place, with so many photo opportunities - especially in good weather!

V2 shows this inner harbour just one hour later when the tide had come in and wiped out this little scene Wink.

Thanks for calling and for your support of my Purple Petal Power upload - very much appreciated, as always.

Theresa

Tags: Cornwall Reflections Charlestown Tall ships Landscape and travel

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marktc Plus
6 86 14 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2011 10:02AM
Nice pair of images Theresa ... Hopefully not the last of the summer sun

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nikshot 7 9 1 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2011 10:05AM
A very different shot Charlestown, the original POV and great reflections make this a winner.

Nick
zapar40 6 66 5 Wales
29 Oct 2011 10:45AM
lovely reflective shot. nice scenes well captured.
ant.
RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
29 Oct 2011 10:56AM
Particularly like V 1 with those strong reflections, Theresa........we have a not dissimilar theme today.....'tall ships'.
Ronnie.
CaroleS Plus
6 424 3 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2011 11:18AM
Nice to see a different pov of Charlestown and two excellent images at that. Carole
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
29 Oct 2011 11:23AM
Thanks Mark, Nik, Ant, Ronnie and Carole.

Oops! Just seen a dreaded dust bunny at the top Sad. Not taking it down now though as people have taken the trouble to comment!

Theresa
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
29 Oct 2011 2:23PM
Two very good images Theresa........Sandy
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
29 Oct 2011 2:26PM
Thanks Sandy.
Theresa
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
29 Oct 2011 2:29PM
Two lovely captures, Theresa, of this beautiful part of the world Wink
Trev Smile
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
29 Oct 2011 2:30PM
Good shots Theresa.
And so glad you did not take it down.
It can be slightly annoying when you comment and then find the image has ''disappeared'' !!
Mick.
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
29 Oct 2011 2:42PM
Thanks Trev and Mick.
Theresa
SlowSong Plus
8 6.5k 29 England
29 Oct 2011 3:51PM
What a lovely little harbour. And those masts are really evocative.
Chris
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
29 Oct 2011 3:55PM
Are you trying to confuse me Theresa ?
I thought the clocks went back,not forward !!
Mick.
29 Oct 2011 4:21PM
nice to see ... and must be blind here .. cantsee dust bunnies ... bit then my screen isnt the cleanest Wink
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
29 Oct 2011 4:36PM
Thanks Chris, Mick and Barbara. Er, the dust bunny is just above the tallest mast, right at the top of the image. If I'd known I'd have to point people at it I wouldn't have owned up to it, hahaha!


Quote:Are you trying to confuse me Theresa ?
I thought the clocks went back,not forward !!
Mick.


Oh dear! And to think I pride myself with never getting it wrong, by remembering the old chestnut, "spring forward, fall backwards". A very senior moment, I reckon, too much sun yesterday Wink

Theresa
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
29 Oct 2011 5:56PM
Wonderful and very interesting photos--I am especially fascinated by v1 with the tall ship--- also, by the amazing rise in the water!
jonwebber 8 4 1 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2011 5:59PM
Contrasting imagery, super photography.
jon
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
29 Oct 2011 6:21PM
Thanks Jennn and Jon (I was so tempted to put lots of 'n's on the end of Jon then Wink)
Theresa
LexEquine 10 19 United States
29 Oct 2011 8:12PM
'v2 gets my 'Top Accolades,' today, Theresa. Two excellent & lovely scenic image renderings.

Have a great Weekend,...O'er the Pond~

Ciao~ Pietro GrinWink
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
29 Oct 2011 10:17PM
Thanks Pietro Wink Have a good weekend yourself Smile
Theresa
29 Oct 2011 10:28PM
Two lovely images V1 beautiful with the reflections.Well done..Lin
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
29 Oct 2011 10:49PM
dear Teresa, I think I have to see Cornwall on day.
You will be the one to convince me..
I have seen another new face of it in those pictures today, you have well shown the dimension of those defences, they must be HUGE.
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
29 Oct 2011 11:05PM
Thank you Lin and Annette.

Annette You must visit! There are so many lovely places to see in Cornwall - we're in Devon, but right on the border (Plymouth) so we have the best of both worlds!
Theresa
Trev_B 9 151 68 England
29 Oct 2011 11:33PM
Lovely reflections in V1 Theresa, a nice pair of late sun images.

Trev
frz67 7 10 32 Italy
30 Oct 2011 7:47AM
a beautiful sunny day!

francesco
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
30 Oct 2011 8:57AM
Thanks Trev and Francesco.
Theresa
graceland 12 2.5k 2 United Kingdom
30 Oct 2011 11:30AM
HI nice picture and place i think i have been there see my pic lol it is a nice old world place
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
30 Oct 2011 11:39AM
Thanks Graceland - yes, I have seen your pic! It is a fab place to visit, isn't it?
Theresa
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 10 10 England
30 Oct 2011 12:09PM
Looks so interesting Theresa and V1 has such lovely reflections. While in V2 we can enjoy the luxury of the tide being in -always seems to be out where ever I go!!
Joan.
User_Removed 8 26 2 United States
30 Oct 2011 1:14PM
Lovely crisp shots, Theresa - sparkling colors and textures.
Christina
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
30 Oct 2011 1:22PM
Thanks Joan and Christina.
Theresa
saltireblue Plus
6 6.2k 33 Norway
30 Oct 2011 7:00PM
Fantastic reminders of a time when the weather was kinder to us togs than it is today. Well, here at least.Sad

I'll have some of that sun and warmth.

Malc
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
30 Oct 2011 7:37PM
Tell you what, Malc, you can have some of our sun if we can have some of your fjords Wink
Theresa
30 Oct 2011 9:01PM
Didn't manage St Austell area when we were down south, can't do it all. Put it on the list for next time.
Fabulous images Theresa.
Tony
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
30 Oct 2011 10:19PM
Thank you Tony - I want to visit Scotland next year but it's going to be hard to choose an itinerary with so much to see!
Theresa
gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
31 Oct 2011 11:51AM
Two wonderful images.
Carol
AnnChown Plus
6 199 1 United Kingdom
31 Oct 2011 3:57PM
I just love those reflections!
Ann
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
31 Oct 2011 4:39PM
Thank you Carol and Ann.
Theresa
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
31 Oct 2011 10:08PM
A very different view in V1 from any I have seen or taken there Theresa,
different and I think brilliant
2 good images..but V1 outstanding composition
did you get wet feet?Grin
Lillian
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
31 Oct 2011 10:24PM
Thanks Lillian - no, we managed to keep dry, but only just! There were water filled trenches we had to step over and the sea invaded the harbour pretty shortly after we left it!! So I felt lucky to get this shot Smile
Theresa

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