Sunday, 28 August 2011

Shadow Shot Sunday #171


This week's selection for Shadow Shot Sunday shows the shadows cast by the Ouse Valley viaduct near Balcombe, East Sussex. The sun was going in as I took this, so I had to be quick!
And here's the 'proper' view........



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9 comments:

  1. I like the "improper" view best!

    SHADOW DITTY

    Shadows of onyx, shadows of grey,
    Shadows to chase my doldrums away;
    Shadows each morning, shadows at night,
    Shadows, O shadows, you’re my delight!


    © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher

    Shadowy Stairway

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  2. Both striking, but I prefer the shadowy one too!

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  3. Impressive viaduct, and shadows!

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  4. Lovely photos, but I have a theory that all viaducts look the same. At least ones out in the countryside. If you hadn't told me those were in East Sussex, I'd have sworn they were just a few miles north of me.

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  5. Nice pics...is that the viaduct on the London To Brighton line Martin?

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  6. Lovely Strong Image.It's a Ying & Yang Thing I Suppose, You Need Sunshine to make Shadows......

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  7. Magical Mystical Teacher - So do I; I only added the other one so people could see what it was.

    Little Nell - It's certainly impressive, Nell. And still in use today, carrying approx ten trains an hour as part of the London to Brighton line.

    Martin - It's accessible via a footpath Martin, so you can walk around it. It would look a lot better with a steam train running across it though.....

    Andressa C. - Indeed.

    Tatjana Parkacheva - Thank you.

    Rol - You may have a point there. It was designed by a railway engineer, so would have to have been practical rather than beautiful. And possibly they were all designed to a similar template.....

    Stuart Kirby - That's the one Stuart. Between Haywards Heath and Balcombe.

    tony - Certainly do, Tony! And we seem to have been lacking sunshine recently!


    Thank you for your comments.

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