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Taken in Somerset UK in August when the Lavender was not at its best, though the scent was wonderful, so with some HDR, editing and softening in Picasa and with an added moon taken last night, am hoping this is what it will look more like when I next visit! They actually arrange Sunrise and Sunset Photographic sessions by appointment.

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Lavender is grown and harvested for its essential oil on our farm. Discover the wonders of Lavender and enjoy the sight of the fields in full bloom. Find out how we plough, plant, weed, harvest and distil the essential oil. Based in the village of Faulkland, Somerset Lavender is open to visitors throughout the summer months.

Wander at will through our Lavender Garden where we trial over 20 varieties of Lavender. Breathe in the scent and notice the differing qualities of each plant, then rest awhile in the Rose Arbour. In the Lavender Field, see over five acres of Lavender, walk through the field and absorb the sight of more than 50,000 Lavender plants with bees humming, collecting pollen to make our honey.

Our healing garden is packed full of useful herbs from the commonplace to more unusual varieties: Thyme and Lemon Balm, Arnica and Echinacea to name only a few. Sit on our camomile seat and take in the wonderful scent. Our Lavender Garden was planted in 2003 and the five-acre field in 2004. This year we will be planting another 5 acres of lavender
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Moon and Fields taken with an Olympus E520 DSLR

1/160s
f/5.6
f/l 40.0mm
iso 100
Moon
1/2s
f /5.6
f/l 42.0mm
iso 400

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  • naturelover
    naturelover9 months ago

  • naturelover
    naturelover9 months ago

  • Country  Pursuits
    Country Pursuits9 months ago

    Nice work Pauline. Golly, you went a long way from home. If I remember correctly, that’s up near Frome?

  • Cheers Richard, Yes, but a very direct route about an hour away, and well worth it. Glad you like it x

    – naturelover

  • Vitta
    Vitta9 months ago

    MAGNIFICENT WORK PAULINE!!!

  • Thank you so much for the fav and lovely comment Vitta x

    – naturelover

  • jayluk
    jayluk9 months ago

    I’m sure i can smell the perfume already sniff sniff A definite yes

  • Could smell my way there lol, thanks so much John x

    – naturelover

  • Donna19
    Donna199 months ago

    Love love love lavender. Beautiful capture

  • So many different colours too, thank you so much Donna x

    – naturelover

  • billfox256
    billfox2569 months ago

    Bows of Soft Beauty!!!! An excellent capture and treatment Pauline !!!! Bill x

  • So pleased you like it Bill, thanks loads x

    – naturelover

  • Catherine Hamilton-Veal  ©
    Catherine Hami...9 months ago

    Beautiful dear Pauline.x

  • Hello Catherine, good to see you, filthy morning here.Really pleased you like this thanks so much x

    – naturelover

  • Rick  Friedle
    Rick Friedle9 months ago

    Beautiful capture!

  • Really appreciated Rick, thank you x

    – naturelover

  • lynn carter
    lynn carter9 months ago

    very dreamy xx

  • They were a bit ‘harsh’ to photograph well, July best time for them. Thanks so much Lyn x

    – naturelover

  • Sorry forgot another ‘n’ lol x

    – naturelover

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