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Beautiful Light

By DeSilver
My Wife and I were on holiday recently in Cornwall and one day we were traveling from one of my favourite haunts down there Mousehole to one of my less favourite places Land's End. We traveled down the back lanes along the coast. Some of the lanes were hardly wide enough for the car. While traveling down a steep valley we came across this water mill wheel. We stopped to have a look and found out that the old tiny mill was a little shop run by two charming elderly ladies selling tourist type Paraphernalia. But what attracted me to the mill was the Dappled Light, I have never seen such pleasing light before and although the valley was covered by trees enough light was coming through the canopy of the trees to make it really light. Smile



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David.

Tags: Landscape and travel

Voters: Trout_Man, CSuk, Image123 and 85 more

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Comments


Trout_Man 9 1 30 Wales
18 Sep 2009 3:30PM
Very nice image, like the way the light falls on the mill.
Geoff.

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CSuk 8 7 33 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2009 3:31PM
Very acute colouring. I like it.
Thanks 4 the share Smile
18 Sep 2009 3:52PM
sduperb comp
EAS 8 1 13 Scotland
18 Sep 2009 4:11PM
Certainly can't argue with the title! Lovely image.
Ann
18 Sep 2009 4:47PM

Quote:Very nice image, like the way the light falls on the mill.
Geoff.


I agree a very good shot.
Peter
Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2009 5:06PM
I love the light, dappled through those trees forming a cacoon for this lovely old mill - it nestles in there and blends so well into the setting with the old stone of the walls and the timbers of the old wheel. It looks like a place lost in time, the surrounding land so natural and rather wild adds to the attraction. It must have been a magical moment to find it dressed in this lovely light.

a beauty David - very well captured and presented. A special moment in time.

Linda
DeSilver Plus
10 14 12 England
18 Sep 2009 5:18PM

Quote: A special moment in time.


Yes it was Linda.

Thank you.
ChristineL 12 39 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2009 5:24PM
A lovely spot, so well captured. It looks like the kind of place where you just want to stay a while and enjoy the peace,
Chris.
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2009 6:52PM
Indeed a beautiful light
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2009 7:45PM
glad you had a good holiday and by the sounds an interesting one, we all need a break from time to time - well done on the picture
superb capture david,well done.ray
Roly 10 Wales
18 Sep 2009 8:41PM
Nice shot and the light here is beautiful all right.
18 Sep 2009 9:02PM
This is a really nice shot David.

Carsten

PS: I am off work Monday and Tuesday... maybe we can sort out something and get out together with Joe???
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
19 Sep 2009 6:09AM
Lovely light and wonderful colour.........Sandy
Ray42 9 3 England
19 Sep 2009 7:48AM
I agree with Linda's critique (Mynett) - very nice picture
steve_r 10 England
19 Sep 2009 8:27AM
GOOD SHOT. Great find, great light. Beautiful place well captured Image.
Regards Steve.
Adam_H 9 62 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2009 9:12AM
Great light and shadows in this image, well captured and composed.
Adam..
antbow 11
19 Sep 2009 1:05PM
good stuff
19 Sep 2009 4:39PM
fine image
redshank 8 1 United Kingdom
20 Sep 2009 12:16PM

Quote:I love the light, dappled through those trees forming a cacoon for this lovely old mill - it nestles in there and blends so well into the setting with the old stone of the walls and the timbers of the old wheel. It looks like a place lost in time, the surrounding land so natural and rather wild adds to the attraction. It must have been a magical moment to find it dressed in this lovely light.

a beauty David - very well captured and presented. A special moment in time.

Linda


Could not put it better myself
Martim
m3lem 11 England
20 Sep 2009 1:24PM
A charming image, very nicely taken.
Andrea
Rock Plus
15 10 2 England
20 Sep 2009 7:05PM
A superb shot and so full of interest.

Rock
franfoto 10 2 32 England
20 Sep 2009 9:08PM
A beautiful scene, pin sharp with well saturated colours and yes indeed, that is wonderful dappled light.
Fran
Jekaro 8 1 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2009 6:35AM
Superb shot, David. Love the light and colours.
Roy
cassiecat 9 39 46 England
21 Sep 2009 8:11PM
For me this is one of your best, lovely light and pretty image.lesley
22 Sep 2009 10:56AM
I was through the woods many years ago and the light is stunning, its like being in another world, this is beautiful
Gaz_H 11 150 1 United Kingdom
22 Sep 2009 12:44PM
A truely beautiful shot David. The dappled light really does make this a magical image.
cider 13 United Kingdom
23 Sep 2009 12:10PM
Very nice shot and yes great light you cought this just at the right time of the day.
Cheers
Cider
Richsr 10 91 223 England
24 Sep 2009 12:58PM
Lovely light and tones in this one - well found and captured.
Regards Richard.
25 Sep 2009 2:54PM
Stunning capture beautifully presented, excellent light ,tones.
Christine
JudeC 10 6 3 England
28 Sep 2009 7:46AM
Super shot - Jude.
videotec 9 8 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2009 4:26PM
Nice one David, the Title SURE suits it. Great light
Pete
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
25 Feb 2010 4:47PM
Like it altogether! Great light, lovely colours, warm and cosy.
Certainly a fav!
Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2010 9:12AM
Congratulations David on the AWARD for this awesome capture of this beautiful light. Very well deserved

Linda x
24 Mar 2010 6:00PM
agreed, it's totally magical!
mrjt 11 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2010 4:16PM
Top class
17 Oct 2010 4:34PM
Cracking shot David
Doc
ianrobinson Plus
8 1.2k 8 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2011 8:49AM
great title for a great shot, i do love that light bouncing around the image.

Ian
23 Feb 2012 10:53AM
Believe me or not David the same lighting attracted me! it looks really nice with soft shadows!
Tibetan 5 3 England
30 Jan 2013 5:25PM
Hansel & Gretel sprang to mind seeing this what a lovely looking mill, looks or should I say gives the impression of being isolated though! yes a splendid light indeed enough to attract anyone with a camera in particular, love it regards Leon. GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
30 Oct 2016 5:27PM
I just found this older shot of yours really like it. The title is correct wonderful light on that old mill
cheers walt

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