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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 5th April, 2008)

The old way

The old way
Ploughing the old way

Photo: Dave  (Nikon D2Xs : Nikon 70-200mm F2.8 DX VR)
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Comment by: zoe on 5th April 2008 at 00:20

Another great pic and those horses are gorgeous :0)

Comment by: Ken Campbell on 5th April 2008 at 05:13

Reminds me of when I worked on a farm near Winwick In 1944,I use to walk behind the the Draft horses.

Comment by: she44 on 5th April 2008 at 05:52

thanks dave i didn,t they could get better but they have colour would not do these photos justice

Comment by: Ron D on 5th April 2008 at 09:34

Now that's nice. I like this one. But why do I think the plough man isn't a real farmer.?

Comment by: Dave Marsh on 5th April 2008 at 10:39

Best of all, those horses really look as if they are enjoying their task.

Comment by: Ernest Pyke on 5th April 2008 at 10:55

I beg to differ with she44, as I would like it much better in colour.

Comment by: Franny on 5th April 2008 at 17:35

Great Photo Dave

Comment by: she 44 on 5th April 2008 at 21:33

to each his own ernest

Comment by: Frank Healy on 7th April 2008 at 08:32

Brilliant photo Dave. It's a pity you've not got the colour version so that we can compare. It's possible, in this case, that they're equally as good. How's that for diplomacy?

Comment by: Dave on 11th April 2008 at 08:57

I have got the colour version Frank.

I took it as a colour photograph.

Comment by: Frank Healy on 22nd April 2008 at 12:54

Hi Dave. Stupid of me not to think of that...the only things I can say in my defence are that I'm not a photographer and I'm usually 10 years behind the times in terms of new gadgetry:o)
The gentleman in the photo bears a strong resemblance to my cousin James (Burley). He lives in Orrell and certainly isn't a farmer:o)or at least he wasn't the last time I spoke to him. I'll make inquiries.

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