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Lavender in Provence

By maggietear
Senanque Abbey is one of the always-seen places to photograpgh lavender; although maybe not the best it's worth going there. We went when we arrived but because of the late, damp Spring (yes,even in Provence!) it wasn't ready! On returning at the end of our week it was looking much better, though still not the striking purple it would be in the coming week. I will put up others with which shows the vibrancy when in full colour.

Thanks for looking

Maggie

Tags: Flowers and plants Abbey lavender purple

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rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
31 Jul 2013 1:48PM
I recognise this locationWink Maggie. Good POV
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i bet it smell nice lovely shot. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin
31 Jul 2013 2:58PM
The aroma when one gets near those windows must be lovely. A beautiful image.......Sandy
mex Plus
8 27 3 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2013 3:22PM
like the comp and colour.
cheers phil.
mrswoolybill Plus
9 902 1445 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2013 3:53PM
I quite like the understated, muted colour here. Lavender, ancient stone and sunshine - takes me there. Sighs quietly to herself...
Moira
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
31 Jul 2013 4:23PM
The stone backdrop makes a contrasting and different lavender image. Nicely seen, Maggie.

Dave
SlowSong Plus
7 6.1k 29 England
31 Jul 2013 4:30PM
I like the viewpoint. The lavender looks as if it's falling over the edge, like a waterfall.
Smile
richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
31 Jul 2013 6:14PM
Nice contrast against the building!!Beautiful Image!!
NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2013 6:15PM
A beautifully contrasting composition, the harsh grey tones working beautifully against the glorious purples of the lavender...

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin
JuBarney Plus
4 18 3 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2013 7:17PM
A splendid shot against the Abbey.
Ju
31 Jul 2013 7:32PM
Wonderful image.

P.
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2013 7:36PM
well composed Maggie and lovely natural colours.
regards
Yung
AnneWorner 8 620 43 United States
31 Jul 2013 7:45PM
I very much like the composition here, with the rows of lavender creating a super perspective. The muted purples are also very nice.

Anne
Lillian Plus
6 21 17 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2013 8:39PM
a beautiful image Maggie
and can image the aroma
Lillian
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2013 11:21PM
Cracking shot, excellent pov and composition

Hugh
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2013 12:59AM
A well composed image,
the lavender, the abbey walls and the shadows... Nice! Grin
IB

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