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Source of endless fascination - how many times have I photographed the sky to the West from the back garden?  Light, shade, high contrast and movement.  This dramatic and beautiful skyscape will reappear in a small seascape later on no doubt!


The above photo was taken yesterday afternoon - excuse the sloping horizon, there was a strong, unrelenting wind blowing - but what a spectacle, being in the midst of so much openness and space is such a buzz.  Click to enlarge.

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  1. Such beauty - in light and darkness.
    I have to agree with you Lesley - there is something quite special about being surrounded by vastness. Beautiful photography.
    What body of water is that? The Atlantic?

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  2. Hi Cathie

    Yes, it's the Atlantic.

    Looking to the right of the photo is North, with nearest landfall being the South coast of Eire.

    On the left (imagine swivelling your viewpoint a little further in that direction) is West with absolutely nothing but vast sea until the Island of Newfoundland!

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  3. hi lesley...i LOVE seeing your photographs....just beautiful

    happy to stop by today and happy to see you at Farmhouse Kitchen...always good to see a friend

    sending love,
    kary and teddy

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  4. You are so lucky to live down in Cornwall near the sea Lesley. Your first photo shows a magnificent storm by the looks of it. I love the sea when it is wild and moody even more than when it is calm and blue.

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  5. Kary and Cathy, lovely to hear from you both. x

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  6. What a view! I wish I lived there and could look out at that sea and sky every day ...

    Pomona x

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  7. Yes, it's wonderful. Where you live looks lovely too, Pomona. Have a good week. Lesley x

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  8. happy to stop by today, my friend

    yes...baking a cake today :-)

    kary

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  9. I do love wide open spaces too! Invigorating, but somehow calming too! (I think it depends on the wind)

    I have one of your seascapes which you sent me as a card, it stands near my computer and is just so calming when I look at it. I can hear the sea and the waves, and its just wonderful!

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  10. beautiful shots Leslie~!~

    the other day i was watching the clouds out the window and due to lots of unsettled weather the clouds were just racing . . . quite fascinating to watch.

    :-)
    libbyQ

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  11. Kary, Gilly and Libby - being part of it all, in touch with nature, is what it's all about. Have a lovely, restful Sunday. Lesley x

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  12. I am walking there in spirit!

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  13. Of course you are Valerie - not so long since your previous visit is it really? Sunny with a very brisk wind today; spectacular surf at Porthmeor as a result. x

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  14. Yes, have to agree your photos are beautiful and so very peaceful. What a beautiful outlook Lesley. Looking forward to next week. Lots of love xx

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  15. Mother Nature is a wonderful artist..... beautiful pics of a stunning area, one day I will visit!
    Thanks for stopping by my erratic, neglected blog Lesley, normal service will resume eventually.... and yes, I AM the next Mrs Joel, lol :) x

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  16. Lovely to hear from you both, Carolyn and Anne. Best wishes for a good weekend, Lesley x

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  17. Wonderful Photographs, lovely views and even better if you capture them in a painting. Hasn't the weather been strange, it is stormy here, more like winter with a howling wind blowing off the sea.
    Hope you have a good weekend. millyx

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  18. just had such a job trying to post a comment...hope you got it.

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  19. Both comments have come through - thanks Milly. It's very cold - and windy, here too, not like May! x

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