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farewell by Rebecca Tun

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© Rebecca Tun
Model: Deborah
Pentillie Castle grounds, Cornwall
August 2010

Canon 350D

I waited for a particular point which I was expecting at about 5.45pm when the sun had descended so that it sent shafts of light down through the trellis archway.

Just before it sinks down behind the castle to make way for the dusk, the sun gives a final flourish as bolts of light skim over our heads and the summer evening says goodbye with flair and a dazzling flare. It is late August and we know that this farewell could be more than just a goodbye till tomorrow, but a goodbye till next year. But this last heraldic glow is a promise that it will be back.

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black and white, garden, lens flare, summer, sun, sunbeam, sunlight, deborah, cornwall, uk, canon, canon 350d

A curious London-born girl trained in the Cambridge analytic tradition of philosophy and generative linguistics, but occasionally arty and/or artsy. Usually eminently logical.

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  • Mark Hughes
    Mark Hughesalmost 4 years ago

    haunting and wonderful light

  • thank you :)

    – Rebecca Tun

  • David's Photoshop
    David's Photoshopalmost 4 years ago

    Lovely work Rebecca, well done.

    David xx

  • clickinhistory
    clickinhistoryalmost 4 years ago

    love b/w shots like this, was taking some street images in Newcastle with light like this today. Really like the off centre composition

  • Quinn Blackburn
    Quinn Blackburnalmost 4 years ago

    wonderful work, well done!

  • linaji
    linajialmost 4 years ago

    Genre: Photography . Oct. 2010

  • Elfriede Fulda
    Elfriede Fuldaalmost 4 years ago

    Fabulous image,,great lighting

  • rocamiadesign
    rocamiadesignalmost 4 years ago

  • Jane Neill-Hancock
    Jane Neill-Han...7 months ago

    this is beautiful Rebecca – I love it. the lighting and mystical quality is wonderful.

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