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Jasper87 Plus
8 1.9k 150 England
17 Nov 2013 9:13AM
I'm getting more of a calm serenity than melancholy, Alan, the light is very 'summer evening'.


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Mollycat Plus
4 11 2 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2013 9:14AM
Desolate looking place. Understand the sadness. Peter.
A touch of mellowness..
charlotte 13 34 2 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2013 9:30AM
You've caught the atmosphere superbly Alan...very somber indeed.

mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1887 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2013 9:47AM
Three falling diagonals including the branch at the bottom, and three rising, so emotional equilibrium I think.
That beam of light on the wall, sloping up to the gable end, is perfect.
Serenity, as Dave says.
17 Nov 2013 9:55AM
Wall? Gable end?

They're headstones.
woolybill1 Plus
11 22 71 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2013 9:56AM
More melancholy, I think. Delightful none the less.
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1887 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2013 10:04AM
I totally misread the scale. I thought that was a ruined building with a curious window. I've never seen a pierced headstone before. Or a diagonally sloping top.
Being nosy - where is this?
17 Nov 2013 10:16AM
You need to be doing a few more Sudokus, Moira... keep mental deterioration at bay.
17 Nov 2013 10:17AM
A wonderful angle on this old graveyard. The play of light and the soft focus give a quiet feel and a touch of sepia gives time as well.

There's a quiet dignity to this Alan, would look in place on an Order of Service card.

Nikonuser1 Plus
5 150 16 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2013 11:51AM
Like this a lot Alan a great imageSmile

Joline Plus
11 30 53 United States
17 Nov 2013 11:59AM
I also missed that they were headstones.
A beautifully melancholic image.
Irishkate Plus
7 41 113 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2013 12:08PM
I too thought old Church - the overall composition is beautiful.
The soft falling branch and shadows make this too'pretty' to be sad.
I love it.
Nigeve1 Plus
4 1.4k 101 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2013 3:33PM

Quote:Wall? Gable end?

They're headstones.

I had derelict church buildin too until reading this, the scale of the leaves should have given it away. Deceptive and wonderfully composed image.
17 Nov 2013 5:53PM
Interesting composition.Like the way the various diagonals are repeated throughout the photograph. Sad, melancholy, a quiet calmness, lots of different emotions.
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2013 5:57PM
Observational excellence, photographic finesse...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
mlseawell 8 1 United States
17 Nov 2013 7:41PM
Moody image and not the typical view! Smile I like.


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