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Literally a view looking down the main street on the Isle of Sark, just beside Guernsey. Its not a big island, there arnt a lot of full time residents either, and the streets and roads are just dirt tracks, but to me, this all adds to its charm.

Ive given this image a bit of TLC and some old school effects to hopefully further enhance this old worldiness.

Taken with my Fujifilm S7000

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sark, island, track, street, old photo

Belfast born and bred photographer now living out in Dundonald, Northern Ireland. Concentrating mainly on Land and Seascapes, Macro and Abstract, my work is shot both in colour and Black & White making use of Adobe Photoshop.

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  • Tony Cave
    Tony Caveover 3 years ago

    Beautiful image Chris. Very good treatment, has given an old style look.

  • Thank you Tony! Doing this image killed some time sitting in Exeter airport!

    – Chris Cardwell

  • Kathy Baccari
    Kathy Baccariover 3 years ago

  • Thank you Kathy!

    – Chris Cardwell

  • SpinningAngel
    SpinningAngelover 3 years ago

    How beautiful!

  • Thank you! Unfortunately the picture dosnt do it justice!

    – Chris Cardwell

  • sarnia2
    sarnia2over 3 years ago

    This has been given lovely treatment Chris. I had forgotten how small the road is! Mind you, chances are the art of NOT getting run over is limited to bikes and tractors. LOL

  • Haha Hmmm well funny you should say that! Not long after taking the photo i very nearly got run over by an old woman on a mobility scooter thing! She came out of nowhere at warp speed, i literally jumped thinking it was a tractor (dont ask!!) and she just laughed!… and her laugh? It would have sent shivvers up the spines of even the most evil Jame Bond villan!!

    – Chris Cardwell

  • trish725
    trish725over 3 years ago

  • Really appreciate it Trish!!

    – Chris Cardwell

  • JUSTART
    JUSTARTover 3 years ago

    nice work

  • Cheers!

    – Chris Cardwell

  • sarnia2
    sarnia2over 3 years ago

    Ah! So that’s where they all hide out eh..!!! LOL LOL That’s SO funny!!

  • haha im afraid so!! If you to to Sark……beware!! :-o

    – Chris Cardwell

  • Evita
    Evitaover 3 years ago

    Beautiful work!!! Congratulations Sepia Photo Of The Week!
    Editors Choice ending February 27th, 2011
    The World As We See It , or as we missed it Group

  • Wow! Thank you! Im honoured! :-D

    – Chris Cardwell

  • RoseMarie747
    RoseMarie747over 3 years ago

    CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR SEPIA AWARD…..

  • Thank you very very much!!

    – Chris Cardwell

  • Christine Annas
    Christine Annasover 3 years ago

    Congratulations on your Sepia Photo of the Week! So vintage looking!

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