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Photo-a-Day  (Monday, 8th April, 2019)

Pussy Willow

Pussy Willow
Orrell Water Park 28th Match 2019

Photo: Dave (Oy)  (Fuji X100F)
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Comment by: Fred Mason on 8th April 2019 at 05:08


Comment by: Veronica on 8th April 2019 at 06:58

We do experimental drawings like this with Quink ink and coffee at our Art Group!

Comment by: Wiggin Lad on 8th April 2019 at 07:22

Dave, just brilliant !!!

Comment by: Gary on 8th April 2019 at 08:03

Rather good!

Comment by: Elizabeth on 8th April 2019 at 08:07

Very dramatic,it's brilliant.

Comment by: kath on 8th April 2019 at 08:52


Comment by: RON HUNT on 8th April 2019 at 09:03

Black and White every time for me. Brilliant.

Comment by: Maureen on 8th April 2019 at 09:25

Just brilliant photography...thank you Dave.

Comment by: Garry on 8th April 2019 at 10:01

Words fail me!

Comment by: Tony Maloy on 8th April 2019 at 11:03

Oh god that's lovely, Mick will be like a dog with two tails trying to better this.

Comment by: Philip G. on 8th April 2019 at 14:35

A sparkling photo Dave. Thanks.

Rising now, the season's flow,
No more the paring blade!
Nor easy prance of woodland nymphs
To sallow's flautist, played.

Now catkins dance without a care
Come tune of windblown rhyme,
On withies strong and, yet, untouched,
Until the end of time.

Comment by: Jenny on 8th April 2019 at 16:04


Comment by: irene roberts on 8th April 2019 at 19:13

I agree with Ron on black-and-white photography. And Quink Ink, Veronica!.....memories of fountain pens, (I have a beautiful Waterman fountain pen which I rescued from a skip!). Beautiful poem, Philip G.

Comment by: Veronica on 8th April 2019 at 19:48

I don't mind splashing the ink Irene - but coffee - I ask you!

Comment by: Ken R on 8th April 2019 at 20:37

Mick should not be trying to better anyone. There are tons of photos all good in their own way, it is not a contest. Come on Poet join in.

Comment by: Poet on 8th April 2019 at 21:26

A spiritual photo in many ways Ken. Redolent of a solar eclipse. I hear Strauss' Also Sprach Zarathustra as I look at it. Regards.

Comment by: Cyril on 9th April 2019 at 16:12

Yes, a superb photo. I purchased a Salix gracilistyla 'Mount Aso, a Japanese pussy willow which I find is a exquisite shrub with it having pink catkins, if you see it for sale buy one you won't be disappointed.

Comment by: Dave (Oy) on 13th April 2019 at 01:21

Thanks folks - just back after a week away so couldn't reply earlier!

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