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Some photos from my trip to France

Discussion in 'Photography Forum' started by mattylamb, May 19, 2011.

  1. mattylamb

    mattylamb Rockling

    Just spent a few days at my mothers in France to celebrate her 70th birthday. Took the camera along but didnt get the chance to do a great deal apart from during the day when it was very bright but I managed a few half decent shots:

    my mums house:

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    Mums house in Les Eyzies by SilverFoxUK66, on Flickr

    A gecko in the garden:

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    Gecko by SilverFoxUK66, on Flickr

    On Sunday I managed to get out for a few hours and visited some chateau's

    Beynac:

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    Beynac by SilverFoxUK66, on Flickr

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    Beynac by SilverFoxUK66, on Flickr

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    Beynac by SilverFoxUK66, on Flickr

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    View from Beynac by SilverFoxUK66, on Flickr

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    View from Beynac by SilverFoxUK66, on Flickr

    Castlenaud:

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    castlenaud by SilverFoxUK66, on Flickr

    Le Roque gajeac:

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    le roque gageac by SilverFoxUK66, on Flickr

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    le roque gageac by SilverFoxUK66, on Flickr

    On Monday I rented a kayak and had a nice leisurely 10k paddle down the River Vezere, the weather and scenery were superb

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    The Vezere by SilverFoxUK66, on Flickr

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    The Vezere by SilverFoxUK66, on Flickr

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    Kayaking on the Vezere by SilverFoxUK66, on Flickr

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    Swans on the vezere by SilverFoxUK66, on Flickr

    hope you enjoy the pics. Next time I go i hope to spend less time getting pissed on an evening and get out to take some night time pics :cheesy:
     
  2. andym

    andym Rockling

    Excellent shots Matty I was hoping to see one of the Big snake?
     
  3. mattylamb

    mattylamb Rockling

    couldnt get any of it Andy it was too quick to dive back into the rotting treestump it was living in
     
  4. harrythecod

    harrythecod Rockling

    Some lovely photo's Matty , and a nice size to view as well,
    your mum's cottage looks like it is straight from the English country side :yes:
     
  5. THE DOLPHIN

    THE DOLPHIN Rockling

    Some very nice pics there Matty and your mums house looks beautiful what a nice place to live.

    There is so much more to this forum than just fishing.
     
  6. mick webster

    mick webster Whitby Fishing Forum _ Simply The Best

    Those pictures would make a great calendar Matty, well done mate!
     
  7. Ramsrod

    Ramsrod Rockling

    I think you did that beautiful scenery justice there matty, some great pics
     
  8. mattylamb

    mattylamb Rockling

    thanks fellas, aye its a beautiful part of the world , and it was also very quiet as the tourist season hasn't really kicked in yet. the good thing also about the cottage is there is a trout stream at the bottom of the garden! I had a little go and managed a small rainbow trout and a roach. I was feeding the roach bread every morning, there was some going well over a pound and the stream is only about 8ft wide but up to 4 foot deep in places
     
  9. andym

    andym Rockling

    :yes:You sure know how to make us all jealous :wink:
     
  10. mattylamb

    mattylamb Rockling

    oh forgot to mention Andy, while I was kayaking down the vezere I spotted what looked like double figure Barbel between the streamer weed on more than one occasion :cheesy:
     
  11. andym

    andym Rockling

    I bet you would have got some good shots with that waterproof camera of mine mate!
     
  12. Baramundi Bob

    Baramundi Bob Super Leeds United !!!

    Quality, well composed photos mate. Struggling to say anything critical about them.
     
  13. Ian Alexander

    Ian Alexander Whitby Fishing Forum _ Simply The Best

    Hello Matty,
    Fantastic photos all of them, if I had to pick a favourite it would be the tower with the poppies in the foreground.

    Thanks for sharing them.

    Regards Ian
     
  14. jacfodder

    jacfodder Whitby Fishing Forum _ Simply The Best

    really nice photo's silverfox. looks the place to be.
     
  15. egg

    egg Whitby Fishing Forum _ Simply The Best

    some crackin shots there mate
     
  16. dan the pollock

    dan the pollock Rockling

    nice one matty, imo they're your best set of photos yet
     
  17. CBass

    CBass New Member

    These are quality, love them. In particular the gecko, blue sky shots and the ones of the gorge.
     
  18. Sambo

    Sambo To the MAX!

    Awesome pics bud, love the gecko pic. Your mam has a lovely home as well :yes:
     
  19. andym

    andym Rockling

    I like the "Gecko" pic as well not being picky but I think it is a European Wall Lizard or close relative not a Gecko we have some populations of these in the UK not native but an Alien Invasive species!
     
  20. ste muir

    ste muir New Member

    Nice work Matty,beautiful looking part of the world
     

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