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Not Sailing Anywhere, Any Time Soon..!!

Not Sailing Anywhere, Any Time Soon..!!
An extra photo from me today......taken for WORLD PHOTOGRAPHY DAY.

This was taken this morning during a quick walk at Langstone Harbour Hampshire, while the sun was out. It didn't say out long, but it was a pleasant outing nonetheless.

I spotted this abandoned dinghy lying in a sea of wildflowers as I was on the way back to my car!

Please view large, on black. Thanks for looking............I hope you've all had a good day!

Annemarie, Cheryl Kelly (cher12861 on flickr), Murray Leshner (Murrayatuptown), Annalia S. and 33 other people have particularly liked this photo


36 comments - The latest ones
 Annaig56
Annaig56 club
ah les barques abandonnées j'aime beaucoup ce sont de vieilles âmes qui reposent en paix dans la nature qui reprend toujours ses droits d'exister,,
3 months ago.
 Fred Fouarge
Fred Fouarge club
Ja Keith ik keek de foto net Groot --geweldig maar gewoon is de foto al opvallend mooi -Erg Goed --Mooie Dag verder !
3 months ago.
 neira-Dan
neira-Dan club
une trouvaille géniale pour cette journée ; une barque qui retourne à l'état de nature
3 months ago.
 Wilfried
Wilfried club
das Boot ist auf jeden fall nicht untergegangen, wäre auch ein schöner Blumenkübel im Garten
3 months ago.
 HappySnapper
HappySnapper club
A good challenge for the "Repair shop" (TV Program) and a great find for The world Photography day.
3 months ago.
Keith Burton club
has replied to HappySnapper club
I think even that team would struggle to repair this one Maurice. Glad you like it.
3 months ago.
 Eva Lewitus
Eva Lewitus club
What a wonderful resting place
3 months ago.
 Stephan Fey
Stephan Fey club
Amazing in large!
3 months ago.
 Peter Castell
Peter Castell club
A wonderful contribution for the day
3 months ago.
 Rosalyn Hilborne
Rosalyn Hilborne club
It seems to have settled in very well Keith and the wildflowers are taking full advantage of it. Very pretty, especially when viewed full screen.
3 months ago.
 Ulrich John
Ulrich John club
A nice picture, Keith !
3 months ago.
 Clickity Click
Clickity Click club
Yes must be seen full screen ... just wonderful. :)

Capture The Light - Live - Laugh- Stay Well
3 months ago.
 bonsai59
bonsai59 club
Das Boot ist auf eine ganz andere Art und Weise versunken, als man es hätte vermuten können. ;-)
3 months ago.
 Jean Paul Capdeville
Jean Paul Capdeville club
Ah, bigre de bigre, non seulement j'ai oublié ma caravane,mais j'ai oublié mon bateau.Mais là c'était l'année dernière
3 months ago.
Keith Burton club
has replied to Jean Paul Capdeville club
:-)))

Too late to get it back now!
3 months ago.
 homaris
homaris club
Bon dia Keith!
3 months ago.
 Jaap van 't Veen
Jaap van 't Veen club
Great find and so well captured Keith.
3 months ago.
 Eunice Perkins
Eunice Perkins club
It would make a great garden piece. It's lovely in the wild flowers though! I love this shot, Keith!!
3 months ago.
 Berny
Berny club
Great find, Keith!
Have a wonderful weekend!
3 months ago.
 Christa1004
Christa1004 club
It's a beautiful grave for this little boat, far from the water but in the flowers...
3 months ago.
 Keith Burton
Keith Burton club
Thank you all so much for your kind and generous comments. I'm really pleased you like this one!
3 months ago.
 Ecobird
Ecobird club
Drowning in a sea of flowers!! A beautiful capture Keith. A lovely subject for World Photography Day

Have a good weekend
3 months ago.
Keith Burton club
has replied to Ecobird club
I'm glad you like this one Carol.........thanks for dropping in and commenting!
3 months ago.
 trester88
trester88 club
Ein Boot in seinem Blütengrab.
3 months ago.
Keith Burton club
has replied to trester88 club
Indeed...........glad you like it Wilhelm.
3 months ago.
 ©UdoSm
©UdoSm club
I think this is the right photo for the phrase: "Ran aground..."
and: "Let grow grass over it..."
3 months ago.
 raingirl
raingirl club
Oh! Did you take that walk with the purpose of getting a photo for World Photography Day? Was that a pleasant thing for you to have a purpose to your walk, or did it distract from the experience?

What pleasant plants are taking over that boat. A simple boat that has the feel of many pleasurable outiings. I really like that your photo shows off all the "mess" of plants, and shows the beauty of the plants. A beauty of weeds.
3 months ago.
Keith Burton club
has replied to raingirl club
I'm pleased you like this one Laura..............thanks for dropping in.

I did set out that morning specifically to take a photograph for World Photography Day..........not this photo in particular..........but I've been coming to this location since I was a child and I know it very well, so I was sure I'm find something appropriate. I took quite a few shots but I decided this was the one I liked the best. It was the last photo I took that day!

I normally avoid anything which "requires" me to take a photo on a particular day, but I'm glad I made an exception in this case.
3 months ago. Edited 3 months ago.
raingirl club
has replied to Keith Burton club
It's cool to know that this is a well loved place of yours to go to.

I'm glad that your and other people stepped up to the challenge of photographing on a particular day. Sometimes having a boundary helps us create!
2 months ago.
Keith Burton club
has replied to raingirl club
Thank you Laura.

I was surprised how few people posted photos.......................compared to the number of members :-( Maybe next year more people will join in.

Thank you for organising it :-))
2 months ago. Edited 2 months ago.
raingirl club
has replied to Keith Burton club
I, for one, was pleased with the number of people who contributed as we had very little time to get the word out. So next year I hope the people who contributed this year will help spread the news. I spent about 4 hours this time writing to each of my contacts (a copied ipermail, but still it took time) about the event. If others do so next year for even some of their contacts, I think we will see a surge.
2 months ago.
Keith Burton club
has replied to raingirl club
I'm quite happy to help spread the word next year :-)
2 months ago.
 Cheryl Kelly (cher12861 on flickr)
Cheryl Kelly (cher12… club
Great find and capture!
2 months ago.
Keith Burton club
has replied to Cheryl Kelly (cher12… club
Thank you............much appreciated.
2 months ago.
 Annemarie
Annemarie club
most beautiful this.
Happy day!
Happy autumn:)
2 months ago.
Keith Burton club
has replied to Annemarie club
Thank you Annemarie..............glad you like it.
2 months ago.

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