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The Rolling Sussex Downs (theme)

2011.12.07
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In an ideal world I would have liked to be able to shoot some of the lovely Sussex countryside for today’s ‘my part of the world’ theme during the golden hour, around sunset or sunrise. Sadly this was never going to happen thanks to my Wednesday teaching timetable and the short winter days. Instead I found myself up at Goodwood at just about the worst part of the day for landscape photography – just before midday. Not to be deterred though I took a few shots of the field behind the horse racing course with the intention of creating a panoramic image. This field has always puzzled me with its random trees and the strange patch of rough grass in the centre. Having said that, it’s the oddness of the view that makes the photo for me so I shouldn’t complain!
19 Comments
fredch Beautiful !!!
fredch · 2011-12-07: 07:56
Annbramwell It's rolling fields and random trees that help to make England such a green and pleasant land... as for that patch of long grass... perhaps someone discovered some very rare orchid or other such plant growing there and have decided to leave them to grow in peace...
Annbramwell · 2011-12-07: 08:07
tomie wonderful!
tomie · 2011-12-07: 08:21
iso400 Wonderful landscape Helen!
iso400 · 2011-12-07: 08:32
mystic1 Love what you captured, one or ten captures love this one thanks helen
mystic1 · 2011-12-07: 09:04
urmysunshine it really is random, you've captured it well!!!
urmysunshine · 2011-12-07: 09:12
MoMac I really like it's " strangeness" too.
MoMac · 2011-12-07: 09:34
LAZYWASP Lovely shot..I particularly like the different strengths of shadow colour....the tree in the foreground has a dark shadow ...where the rest are lighter!
LAZYWASP · 2011-12-07: 10:44
Riyaz Beautiful shot! I can almost smell the breath of fresh air!
Riyaz · 2011-12-07: 12:03
lookagain Gorgeous capture of the English countryside, Helen....that odd patch of grass really is intriguing!
lookagain · 2011-12-07: 14:11
JustmeG superb!
JustmeG · 2011-12-07: 21:55
beth0110 it is an interesting field. wonderful capture even if it is in the middle of the day :) I only dream of taking pictures at the golden hour :) but usually can't get there at the right time :)
beth0110 · 2011-12-07: 23:12
slowpete lovely greens
slowpete · 2011-12-08: 01:08
danrav You capture "odd" oh so well, Helen. This is such a beautiful sight. I love your statement, "not to be deterred". At any cost - I like that!!!!!!
danrav · 2011-12-08: 09:58
miltonjacob just wonderful
miltonjacob · 2011-12-08: 10:21
helys Wonderful openfields
Nice lighting, graphisms
Beautiful landscapes
helys · 2011-12-08: 10:31
josy63 Brillant !!
josy63 · 2011-12-08: 12:39
lukesmom I love this and yes, the oddness of it is what makes it!!!
lukesmom · 2011-12-08: 23:32
Eiram You really live in a beautiful part of the world!
Eiram · 2011-12-10: 13:23
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Category: Landscapes
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Tagged: theme landscape sussex goodwood mystic071211
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