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The Poppy Path

By maroondah
Taken this morning on a visit to the Blackstone Nature Reserve near Bewdley in Worcestershire. Its without doubt an incredible sight and well worth the time and effort. With poppies covering such a large area its quite hard to find an angle that hasn't been done to death. The view I have put up is toward the Severn Valley Railway Line. It has lost some detail in getting ready for the web but its a small price to pay. I met some lovely people while there and especially the young lady from Coventry (her name I forgot to ask) who had made a special visit. As always regards to all.

Tags: Poppy Worcestershire Digitally manipulated Red flowers Wildlife and nature Bewdley

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Carrie_1 8 2 6 Wales
17 Jun 2010 5:07PM
Interesting colourful image,

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thetriguy 13 23 12 United States
17 Jun 2010 5:44PM
Very cool. Have you tried dodging the background to give it more definition? Also, I love the red at the bottom with the title. I might drop the red at the top though. I don't think it adds much.
Best, Bill
EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
17 Jun 2010 8:43PM
The Poppy field is glorious. Think it speaks for itself and that the red, top and bottom are just too much for my taste, but a cracking shot anyway.

Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
17 Jun 2010 9:57PM
What a glorious scene Gerry I would love to see this sight, you have created a real gem here

Canadiann 8 2 Canada
23 Jun 2010 2:54PM
How gorgeous Gerry. I love the colour red anyway so this has won my heart over. A very different idea you had here, I like it very much and certainly invites you in.
Mari 14 1.8k United Kingdom
28 Dec 2010 1:54PM
Wow, Gerry I missed this one somehow, its making me think of warm summer days now... its beautiful, reminds me of an impressionist painting, love the soft gentleness to it.

Hope you had a good xmas.

Mari Smile
Looks just like a painting! Really stunning Smile
ollimar71 8 2 1 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2011 7:34PM
I like this a lot - especially your choice of composition. It's a difficult image to pull off with all the different lighting conditions. I'd be tempted to do a multi-exposure HDR type image to bring ou the detail in the stonework. A beautiful image.
Juliee 11 382 4 England
20 Feb 2011 12:21PM
This is wondeful. Just like an oil painting!

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