Weekly Photo Challenge: One

This shot was taken in Mevagissey, Cornwall.  I was meandering along the harbour and crouched down to take a photo of the rowing boat with all the other boats and cottages providing the wonderfully colourful background and reflections in the water when the Seagull landed and posed for me!  So this is my One for this weeks challenge

Fishing boats and Seagulls... typically Mevagissey!

Fishing boats and Seagulls… typically Mevagissey!

19 Comments (+add yours?)

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  2. newbloggycat
    Dec 23, 2013 @ 04:46:27

    So calm and beautiful! Wishing you a Merry Christmas & Happy 2014. May you always know love, peace and laughter 🙂


  3. araneus1
    Dec 23, 2013 @ 05:06:23

    stunt gull


  4. 76sanfermo
    Dec 23, 2013 @ 08:34:09

    So lovely and bright! I’ve never been to aCornwall ,but you made me wish to visit!


  5. peacelovegreatcountrymusic
    Dec 23, 2013 @ 09:00:27

    Gorgeous photo!


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  7. Multifarious meanderings
    Dec 23, 2013 @ 10:53:39

    Beautiful photo that got me pining for home, TAC. Big nuggs and a very merry Christmas to you, bella 🙂


    • theamateurcamera
      Dec 23, 2013 @ 11:14:11

      Ciao MM! Glad I gave you a little Cornish nostalgia 🙂 A very merry Christmas to you too my bella chuckle buddy and a new year filled with love, peace, happiness and of course, plenty of laughter of the MM variety! 😀


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  9. Tina Schell
    Dec 24, 2013 @ 14:19:38

    Perfect! What a lovely capture and well-timed for the challenge.


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  11. gradabout
    Jan 28, 2014 @ 13:17:17

    I want a copy of this for my wall! You need to set up an online shop and start selling I’m telling you. I have an idea for you, talk to you on the phone 😉 xxx


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