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By BrianM
My recent posts of shots taken at Belton House and something Jim (old timer) said brought to mind another shot taken a year or so ago which shows The Orangery in the background and the Sundial which was the inspiration of Helen Cresswell's book Moondial which was also made into a film prominently in the foreground. So for Jim, who has an interest in sundials here it is (sorry Jim, it doesn't show the part that matters though).

Tags: Landscape and travel

Voters: old timer, jules41, tm and 11 more

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pfheyes Plus
13 254 1 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2004 8:09PM
I like the composition - there is a pleasing balance to it. Pin-sharp too. It's a shame that the trees 'block' the building, but you can hardly take a chainsaw to them. Smile

Good work.


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20 Sep 2004 5:41AM
Thanks for taking a look Pete and for your comments, appreciated. The Orangery is better seen in detail in my shot The Orangery which looks between the trees.
jules41 Plus
13 197 United Kingdom
20 Sep 2004 6:46AM
Excellent shot with good composition,i love the colours too,so well balanced.superb*click*
old timer Plus
13 55 1 Scotland
20 Sep 2004 6:49AM
Well I have to click on this, Brian! I didn't actually see this yesterday - you must have posted it after I'd looked at your PF. Nicely composed.
20 Sep 2004 7:49AM
Thanks for taking a look, Julie & Jim, and for the comments, all appreciated.

Jim - Yes, a late post. I knew I had a shot of the sundial when I last mentioned it, although I thought it was on film, but came across it on a CD whilst looking for another image.
UserRemoved 13 6.2k 1
20 Sep 2004 8:22AM
Lovely comp - actually like the trees! Reckon a touch of Curves would benefit √
Foreground and background in pin sharp focus Brian, great composition and shades of green, a quality shot.
tull Plus
14 181 United Kingdom
20 Sep 2004 9:54AM
Lovely composition Brian,nice colours and detail and lovely and sharp.

Best wishes.

20 Sep 2004 1:19PM
Thanks for viewing, Mark, Richard & Mark, and for your comments, appreciated as always.
A lovely shot, so clear and colourful *click*
Suey xx
20 Sep 2004 3:12PM
Thanks for taking a look Suey, and for your kind comment, appreciated as always. Had it been a glorious sunny day the colours would have been better, as it was there was thin high cloud supressing direct sunlight.
Wonderfully sharp and well composed shot Brian, lovely image.

21 Sep 2004 6:53AM
Thanks Mary, viewing and comments appreciated.
Atlas Plus
14 621 United Kingdom
22 Sep 2004 6:05AM
Lovely shot Brian, I can't fault it ☼☼☼☼☼

22 Sep 2004 10:58AM
Thanks Rob, viewing and comments appreciated.
22 Sep 2004 2:40PM
Excellent compositon and DOF Brian, the clarity is superb.
About Black Rock Cottage, you could have possibly seen it on a calendar or maybe a photographic mag, Doug my husband (highlander) has a photograph of it in his portfolio also, every time we pass we go and take another shot of it,looking for a different mood!
22 Sep 2004 3:37PM
Thanks for the viewing Louise, and for your kind comments, appreciated.

Maybe I saw Black Rock Cottage in a photo mag, definitely rings a bell from somewhere.
gwynann Plus
13 72 United Kingdom
23 Sep 2004 1:15PM
Love the composition, nice one, click
23 Sep 2004 3:22PM
Thanks for taking a look Gwyn, and for you kind comments, appreciated.

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