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Since moving back here, and, more importantly, retiring I've had a chance to work on my photography. I've been getting some good results, have been asked for prints of some images even, So I thought I may share some here.


Today's shot;

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Oh, if these FB links down't work, I'll stick them on google again.
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I have to admit that when I saw a thread started by this poster with the subject line, "My hobby", I opened it with some trepidation...

I feared it might involve the use of tissues while video watching... :? :shock:

Pleasantly surprised... 8-)
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Nice shot!
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Lord Jim wrote:I have to admit that when I saw a thread started by this poster with the subject line, "My hobby", I opened it with some trepidation...

I feared it might involve the use of tissues while video watching... :? :shock:
Nothing wrong with that, LJ — lots of people get teary-eyed watching romantic movies. :cry:
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Sunset last night...

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Good stuff, Gob, thanks for sharing.

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Quite spectacular. Now honestly, do you miss Australia? Is Hen homesick?
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Today's shot #1:
That's the award winner. It's all about the light, and the moment it is caught, and with just the right amount of shadow to frame the focus of attention. Making a two dimensional image seem like three.

This is the one to sell. Good luck.
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TPFKA@W wrote:Quite spectacular. Now honestly, do you miss Australia? Is Hen homesick?
I don't miss it one bit. It's a great country, it's a fascinating place, the people are lovely, I'm proud to be a citizen. But my heart is, and has always been since the first time I came here, set fast here in West Penwith.

Hen is, ironically, very homesick. She's at her mother's place,and pining to be back here. :lol:
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Today's shot...

I was a little bit later going out with the mutts this morning, I overslept, nice bit of light over the cove at that time.

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You’re immensely lucky to live where you do - thanks for sharing such lovely pictures of it with the rest of us!

eta: Penwith/Cornwall strikes me as very much like downeast Maine where I once lived - a place of extraordinary geographical beauty, but also great economic deprivation. You & Hen obviously are well situated to enjoy a comfortable retirement there, but it’s apparently one of the poorest places in the UK with very little opportunity for youth and some very bad statistics in terms of educational attainment, home ownership, poor health outcomes and very high divorce rates too. It’s sad that so many of the most beautiful places are so tough to live in - I saw a lot of that out in Montana, too.
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“If you trust in yourself, and believe in your dreams, and follow your star. . . you'll still get beaten by people who spent their time working hard and learning things and weren't so lazy.”

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Not a great shot, but our house is the white building at the back. Just two fields from the sea!
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Gob, thanks for bringing the beauty back!

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Gob wrote:Image
This is reminiscent of the Peak District in the Midlands.

Another hiker and photog's paradise.
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“If you trust in yourself, and believe in your dreams, and follow your star. . . you'll still get beaten by people who spent their time working hard and learning things and weren't so lazy.”

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Gob, tranquil and beautiful. Very nice.
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