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Goldhill Shaftsbury

By SteveMoulding  
I need to try my hand at other subjects rather than wildlife constantly, although that is my passion. So I thought over the next few uploads I would do something different each time. I will be out of my comfort zone by a long way and hope I produce something you like, so all comments good or bad are welcome and would be helpful to develop my weak areas. The first is landscape and on a recent drive through Dorset we stopped at Shaftsbury to look at Goldhill, famous for the old Hovis advert and a few parodies from Ronnie Barker. My images don't do justice to the beauty of the place but I hope they aren't too bad.
Thanks for all the C&C's on my uploads every one is very much appreciated.
Have a good week everyone.
Steve.
ps. I hope, if the weather's fine, to go to the WWT at Arundel tomorrow (Thursday), so if you are around say hi.

Tags: Architecture Landscape and travel

Voters: mudge, colmar, paulett and 69 more

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Comments


colmar 8 42 35 Scotland
14 Oct 2009 10:02AM
Wonderful image with a great pov thanks for sharing Colin

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paulett 6 19 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2009 10:03AM
lovely picture !

paula
14 Oct 2009 10:05AM
Simply stunning shot, well captured
Andy
14 Oct 2009 10:09AM
good set
14 Oct 2009 10:11AM
Cant decide
So 1/2 vote for each
Good luck with the weather
martinjp 7 2 3 Wales
14 Oct 2009 10:41AM
Love V1 Steve, reminds me of the hovis add!

Martin.
14 Oct 2009 11:03AM
V1 it is for me, as soon as I saw the thumbnail I thought Hovis, so I think you have captured it well.
Chris
photophantom 7 108 3 Philippines
14 Oct 2009 11:15AM
well composed in v1 Steve, gorgeous village
Dennis
Anjantoo 7 7 1 England
14 Oct 2009 11:57AM
What a beautiful place and beautifully capture too! wouldn't fancy walking up it though!
Jann
xxx
14 Oct 2009 12:24PM
Good grief, I would neither like to walk up and park a car on this incredibly steep hill, 2 superb shots.
It's got me thinking about how they cope on icy or snowy days.
Annette
hary60 7 2 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2009 12:36PM
Cracking shot Steve nice one
Harry
susanbarton 7 11 1 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2009 12:54PM
V2 for me a great landscape lots of detail forground to horizon

susan
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2009 5:22PM
e it were like taking bread up t top ert world but it were a grand ride back oh those were the days steve two blinding captures nice ones Wink
andy
14 Oct 2009 5:33PM
beautiful views.
Dave_Holdham 6 4 1 Wales
14 Oct 2009 7:02PM
Great images, v1 for me, well captured and presented
cassiecat 7 39 46 England
14 Oct 2009 7:16PM
v1 shows the steepness of that hill better, i wouldnt fancy walking up there! lesley
Roly 8 Wales
14 Oct 2009 8:48PM
Two good ones Steve.V1 edges it for me.
14 Oct 2009 9:16PM
Two great shots - like V1 best !

Chris
Mynett 7 142 6 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2009 9:19PM
I love this place we spent our holiday round here a couple of yrs ago and fell in love with the whole area

you have made my day showing it and floods of memories...

Linda
EAS 6 1 13 Scotland
14 Oct 2009 9:38PM

Quote:Good grief, I would neither like to walk up and park a car on this incredibly steep hill, 2 superb shots.
It's got me thinking about how they cope on icy or snowy days.
Annette

Exactly!! Absolutely beautiful images though. Think probably V1 for me.

Ann
shandoor 7 1 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2009 11:56PM
Two super images V1 for me superb what a beautful place
Alexa
fentiger Plus
14 916 23 England
15 Oct 2009 8:17AM
A well known scene well photographed.

Albert
Ray42 7 3 England
15 Oct 2009 8:29AM

Quote:What a beautiful place and beautifully capture too! wouldn't fancy walking up it though!
Jann
xxx


I agree and I would roll down
excellent capture steve.ray
Mikelane 8 1 Wales
15 Oct 2009 1:24PM
Fabulous ,it reminds me of something out of how green is my valley ,and i bet the pub is at the bottom of the hill ,lol excellent
Mike
gary_d Plus
8 576 13 Wales
15 Oct 2009 5:36PM
You should feel a lot more comfortable Steve, these are lovely images. - gary
Thushari 6 1 Sri Lanka
15 Oct 2009 6:20PM
Hi Stephen Nice composition
Thushari
15 Oct 2009 7:07PM
2 wonderful shots full of interest

Nicky
ChiliMan Plus
9 135 17 Singapore
15 Oct 2009 7:31PM
Ooo...tough fight. I like the light on the buildings in V2 but I like the light in the land in the back in V1...lol...

A Smile
VidB 7 11 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2009 7:32PM
Two great images, I wouldn't like to have to walk up there to home every day.
Dave
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
16 Oct 2009 1:22AM
UP on a hill with a splendid view--- I like this place!
JEnnnnnn
PattiW 10 24 2 United States
16 Oct 2009 2:18AM
Two super images, Patti
Steve_S Plus
10 180 3 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2009 2:31PM
You captured the place well Steve, saw the thumbnail and thought "He were a great baker were our dad..." LOL
Steve
gingerdelight 9 298 11 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2009 5:29PM
Two super views, well taken.
Carol
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
17 Nov 2009 10:09PM
Two lovely images, but V1 does it for me as there is more detail in the distance.
Ronnie.

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