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Standing

By JamesBurns
One from the archives...

Crich stand is something of an anomoly - A lighthouse miles from the sea. Set atop a hill in Derbyshire, it is the regimental memorial for the Sherwood Foresters. It's also just around the corner from where I was born, and spent the formative years of my life growing up.

It wasn't until this evening that I've ever managed to process this file in a way that I feel that I've done it justice. Now it brings back happy memories.

Tags: Architecture Black and white Landscape and travel

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Baz72 12 30 Scotland
17 Jun 2009 8:58PM
Nice mono !
User_Removed 15 51
17 Jun 2009 8:58PM
Nice contrast between land & sky.

Derek
rikewoo 18 347 1 United Kingdom
17 Jun 2009 9:01PM
Excellent depiction of one of our heritage monuments. The gradations of colour from the bottom to the top add impact. Very good sky, with its definition of clear sky and formed clouds.
Good work.
Ken
jken 15 1.7k 1 United Kingdom
17 Jun 2009 9:02PM
Love the tones through the grassy bank, the tower really pops out against the wonderful sky. Like the way you've used the fence line to balance the shot to.

jk
WildLight 14 145 3 United Kingdom
17 Jun 2009 9:06PM
I love the sky here.

Joe
andy_AHG 12 106 6 United Kingdom
17 Jun 2009 9:28PM
Very nicely composed shot. Excellent mono.

Andy
rowarrior 13 4.4k 9 Scotland
19 Jun 2009 11:04AM
Like how the lines in the clouds seem to diverge from the tower
edwood 13 3 Scotland
6 Oct 2009 8:38PM
love the sky
paul_indigo 17 259 United Kingdom
30 May 2010 7:14PM
Superb work. The tonal range is perfect. Love the way you've brought out the lighthouse.

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