By mrswoolybill
A gravestone in the cemetery of St Edward the Confessor's Church, Leek.
I noticed the light and shadows first. But gradually I became aware that a number of stones, dating from the late 1730s to around 1780, featured the same very stylised engraving of Here. One anonymous stone mason who left his signature behind.
Thanks for looking,

Tags: Photo journalism Black and white Specialist and abstract Saturday shadows

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11 Jun 2016 8:18AM
I have to repeat what I said on Bill's image Moira, one of your best ever Saturday Shadows. Love the Light on the Epitaph, excellent pov too.
(Ok, it wasn't 'exactly' what I said on Bill's. Wink)

John Smile
SlowSong Plus
13 9.8k 30 England
11 Jun 2016 9:10AM
That is an unusual engraving. I've never seen one like it. Clever, and well illustrated here.
nonur 12 18 13 Turkey
11 Jun 2016 9:30AM
Great POV, compo and focus work in this fine mono image of Saturday shadows, Moira.
cats_123 Plus
17 5.1k 30 Northern Ireland
11 Jun 2016 10:05AM
You have to leave your mark!!! 😁
franken Plus
19 5.3k 4 United Kingdom
11 Jun 2016 10:28AM
Excellent image for today, Moira
11 Jun 2016 11:20AM
She did well to get to 71.
Probably ate lots of broccoli… eventually dying of boredom.
Nikonuser1 Plus
9 168 16 United Kingdom
11 Jun 2016 11:26AM
A great image MoiraGrinGrinGrinGrin

rontear Plus
18 23 9 England
11 Jun 2016 11:57AM
Strong mono, Moira. My award.
mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.9k 2455 United Kingdom
11 Jun 2016 1:29PM
Thanks everyone, and special thanks to Nezih, Ron and Ollie for their awards,
TrevBatWCC Plus
13 13 19 England
11 Jun 2016 2:51PM
Some very lovely light falling on the gravestone Moira, really picks out the wonderful texture in the stonework Smile
Trev Smile
dark_lord Plus
17 2.8k 784 England
11 Jun 2016 9:03PM
Very sombre, so well captured and processed.

That'd be a ripe old age in those times.
saltireblue Plus
11 12.2k 76 Norway
11 Jun 2016 9:04PM
An eighteenth century watermark, in a way. He can't add his name to the gravestone, so signs this way instead.

Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
11 Jun 2016 11:42PM
A most beautiful mono image Moira...
Good work!
Isabel GrinGrin
jaktis Plus
17 84 Sweden
12 Jun 2016 6:30AM
Powerful composition


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