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ColleenA Plus
3 315 3 Australia
9 Aug 2013 8:20AM
I totally agree with you Barbara, I was also amazed the first time i visited the UK as we don't have them in SA either...a great capture with the added bonus of pretty flowersGrinGrin

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CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
9 Aug 2013 8:23AM
Dry stone walls are so beautiful, Barbs, and very skillfully built, this one's a beauty. Carol
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2013 8:32AM
Super image Barbara, wonderful textures and tones

Hugh
KingBee Plus
9 442 2 Scotland
9 Aug 2013 8:48AM
A nice juxtaposition of man's and nature's ingenuity.

Regards.

Bob
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.5k 148 England
9 Aug 2013 8:55AM
Lovely contrasts, Barbara.

Dave
Hermanus 3 4 South Africa
9 Aug 2013 9:01AM
I am also fascinated by these dry stone walls - have never seen them here either !! This is a superb image Barbara - I love the contrasts in this image !! Very well seen and captured !
EMJAYCEE Plus
6 9 10 England
9 Aug 2013 9:07AM
The composition is good in this one Barbara with the blossom giving a softness to contrast with the grittiness of the stone wall. Great texture.
Joan.
9 Aug 2013 9:08AM
The Romans were good at them. Wink I love the contrast here, I am very fond of stone walls. I have to be, there are so many stones and boulders in our region in the north that there are stone walls everywhere, a good way to dispose of some of them.
Harriet
mrswoolybill Plus
9 841 1372 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2013 9:29AM
Lovely contrasts in textures. This isn't actually dry stone walling, there's cement in there, but the effect is right.
Moira
9 Aug 2013 10:08AM
very well thought out shot. PS hello :-p
9 Aug 2013 10:29AM
A wonderful image Barbara, the textures are superb.
Roy
Irishkate Plus
5 33 92 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2013 11:09AM
Yes dry stane walls are so cleverly built and labour intensive work.
Good image with the blossom to soften the brickwork.
KateGrinGrinGrin
mikbee 8 3 8 Scotland
9 Aug 2013 11:30AM
Dunno why they call them dry stone.
They still get wet when it rains !!
Mick.
paulknight 5 2 7 New Zealand
9 Aug 2013 11:35AM
Lovely combination. The stones and the flowers compliment each other so perfectly.
LynneJoyce Plus
7 20 99 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2013 11:42AM
Love the juxtaposition of the soft petal textures and the hard stone - lovely.
User_Removed 11 386 2 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2013 12:29PM
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NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2013 12:44PM
A craft which goes back many generations, and each area of the country has its very own particular style..

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin
9 Aug 2013 1:05PM
Dark stones and white flowers ... it's really beautiful, Barbara!Smile
Regards Valery
9 Aug 2013 1:12PM
A fine capture, Barbs, lovely tones and textures in that wall Smile
Trev Smile
9 Aug 2013 1:13PM
Makes a lovely image with the white flowers.......Sandy
danbrann Plus
11 567 16
9 Aug 2013 2:12PM
Great contrasts between the softness of the flower and the hardness of the stone.
9 Aug 2013 2:20PM
B R I L L I A N T !!!
My choice of the day.
Johanna
SUE118 Plus
7 8 1 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2013 4:40PM
Super capture.
netta1234 Plus
3 291 2 Wales
9 Aug 2013 4:46PM
A great image,But I must Agree with Moira and say that this is not a Dry stone Wall.This wall has some Mortar in between the stones.I have a dry stone wall around the church in my image yesterday and a few day's back when I was looking for Billberries,all they havein these are some lovely stones.
I hope you dont mind me say thisSmile
NettaSmile
CaroleS Plus
5 366 3 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2013 5:50PM
A very clever composition of contrastsSmile
9 Aug 2013 5:52PM
Gorgeous Barbara, I like this VERY much.

John Smile
robway 11 317 Wales
9 Aug 2013 8:09PM
Nice contrast between the delicate flowers and the solidity of the wall. Thanks for the mention about the review the other day. Unfortunately I wasn't quick enough off the mark.! Thanks anyway.

John
9 Aug 2013 9:31PM
Walling is such a skill, i can wall (badly), but basically it all boils down to the right stone in the right place.

Den
Great stone detail and the flower are so beautiful!!
Effrossini
abeeror2 3 22 Australia
9 Aug 2013 10:43PM
Beautiful, I always enjoy stone work.
9 Aug 2013 11:13PM
Just a wonderful composition and contrast! GrinGrinGrin--- Superb Capture, Barbs.SmileSmileSmile ---- Jukka.
capto Plus
3 3.3k 8 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2013 11:28PM
Dry stone walls have been a staple of UK photography since the beginning of the art. This is a good one.Smile

ivor
Lillian Plus
6 21 16 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2013 11:43PM
What a different and lovely shot with the addition of the flowers
Lillian
Potra 2 Venezuela
9 Aug 2013 11:51PM
Ufffff! F.G.! This is a marvelous shot.
M
bobsblues 6 10 2 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2013 8:47AM
Excellent shot Barbara the flowers just add the extra bit.SmileSmile
Rob
Seems I was too busy yacking to comment yesterday Barbara, loved the flowers cascading over the old wall.

Dougie
10 Aug 2013 11:35PM
Wonderful texture and tones Barbs..Lin
Rock Plus
13 10 2 England
11 Aug 2013 8:41AM
You have touched a sore point with me because when we lived in the Dales I enrolled in a Dry Stone Wall building course and was looking forward to it.
It was cancelled due to lack of interest much to my disappointment.

Every Dale has it's own unique manner of style of building probably due to the stone used.

Rock
11 Aug 2013 10:40AM
Great photo. love it....Smile
BarbaraR Plus
9 16 1 England
11 Aug 2013 5:24PM
This is very lovely, like the contrast of delicate flower and
solid stone walling.

B.
nonur Plus
7 15 9 Turkey
11 Aug 2013 6:42PM
Wonderful contrast and texture, super shot!
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2013 4:22AM
Wonderful image, lovely flowers and great textures on those bricks! Grin
IB
12 Aug 2013 1:26PM
good texture light and composition

GrahamGrinGrinGrinGrin
Glostopcat Plus
9 255 2 England
19 Aug 2013 8:30PM
There are certainly plenty of them in the countryside round my way, excellent textures and tones in the stonework

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