Nettle Boulder

I took this photograph on Monday (Bank Holiday Monday) when we had a lovely glimpse of sunshine after all the rain. Just before the sun hid behind a large white cloud I managed to photograph this warm-coloured boulder with the adjacent nettles in shadow. I don’t think they look like nettles – the wind must have blown the leaves in the opposite direction making them look like something else altogether!

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21 thoughts on “Nettle Boulder

  1. That’s good, Meanderer! To me, the interest is in those wonderful shadows, and I think I would site the shot’s upper margin either at the top of the shadow on the right margin, or at the top of the shadow that is about a third of the way in from the right. Good stuff! Adrian

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    • While I think of it, I can’t see any box to tick here, to be automatically informed of any other posts on this post – incl your reply if you make one. I’m sure your blog had these tick boxes before. Adrian

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      • Ah – sorry about that; I removed it today. WordPress had changed things so that the box for notification of further comments was ticked by default. I had read in the forums (fora) that people weren’t happy as they were getting lots of unwanted emails from bloggers. I therefore decided to remove it. In light of your comment, I’ll put it back and see what happens – although it will be too late for this post. Many thanks.

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    • Thank you Adrian. I know exactly what you mean; after I posted I thought I’d have a look to see what it would look like cropped to just above the leaves on the right! It does work well. I just never think to crop enough at times!

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