bleak midwinter by dinghysailor1

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Taken outside Peebles in the lovely scottish borders on a cold grey day when the sun didnt shine… ;( (taken near this one on a very different day)

Compact Olympus SP560UZ
1/40 sec
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Hi! I’m lucky enough to live in the beautiful Scottish Borders and love trying to capture a moment to savour…
Thanks so much for looking

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  • linda858100
    linda858100over 5 years ago


  • Tom Gomez
    Tom Gomezover 5 years ago

    Good winter scene Maggie …

  • Lindsay Knowles
    Lindsay Knowlesover 5 years ago

    Awesome capture. Love how you have positioned the fence in the picture Good use of 3rds

  • thanks lindsay that means a lot coming from a you – such a fantastic artist! I really appreciate your kind encouragement ;)))))))

    – dinghysailor1

  • Friederike Alexander
    Friederike Ale...over 5 years ago

    The weather was the same here today… we currently have less than minus 20 degrees celcius… a new Leipzig record since the 80s…
    very nice picture!!:…..

  • wow Friederike thats sooooo cooooold!! keep snug and thanks so much for your lovely comment ;))))))

    – dinghysailor1

  • Richard Hamilton-Veal
    Richard Hamilt...over 5 years ago

    Nice cold looking capture maggie.

  • Agnes McGuinness
    Agnes McGuinnessover 5 years ago

    This is superb, Maggie, and so bleakly beautiful. Great capture. Agnes xx

  • thanks so much agnes for your wonderful comments! – so bleakly beautiful sums it up perfectly for me and lois (below) on days like this !!

    – dinghysailor1

  • jacqi
    jacqiover 5 years ago

    I like the line of the wall running up the picture, great perspective. At least Peebles sounds warmer than Leipzig – we had better stop grumbling!

  • thanks jacqi and also for the inspiration to post this after spotting your lovely view over the gate on a similar day! yes we are lucky!!

    – dinghysailor1

  • JKKimball
    JKKimballover 5 years ago

    winter! so bleak & wonderful!!

  • Grumpy02
    Grumpy02over 5 years ago

    Wow—beautiful capture—very nice color

  • linda858100
    linda858100over 5 years ago


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