Tuesday, 17 May 2016

Drifts of blue



At this time of year I have to get my annual 'fix' of bluebells. People go all the way to Ilkley's Middleton Woods in search of them but to my mind the show in Saltaire's Hirst Woods is at least as good, if not better. Every year I am looking for 'the perfect shot' and I never find it. Even the best photo does not convey the scent and the sight of those hazy drifts of blue. In these, I was seeking to convey the shimmery effect of the massed blooms, stretching right into the distance.


7 comments:

  1. Brilliant Jenny - just a delight to see .. cheers Hilary

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  2. It's the same everywhere - a few sites get lots of visitors while others are virtually unknown. Long may it continue that way!

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  3. Simply gorgeous, Jenny. I've been blessed to have seen such sights during a visit to the UK in 2014. Thank you for reviving such memories.

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  4. I was there last week. You are right - it is difficult to come up with a photo that does full justice to the glory of bluebells. I think you have done a very good job. Love your post.

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  5. We get them as well here- they're such a pretty sight.

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  6. I don't think we have them here but maybe William knows something that I don't. Love your pics, Jenny!

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  7. I like your shots, but I do understand the frustration at being amidst a wonderful place and not being able to put it into an image just the way we experience it.

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