Lerryn

Lerryn is a beautiful little village that sits on the River Lerryn, a tributary of the River Fowey.  I was passing through one morning having been up all night photographing the Milky Way.  I was tired but as I crossed the little bridge and saw the misty calm on the river, I had to turn around and get my camera set up once more.  Click on the image for a clearer sharper view.. :-)

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52 responses

  1. Very nice . . . makes me want to go there and skip some stones . . .

    November 9, 2014 at 6:58 pm

    • Thanks Emilio. It’s a great place for skipping stones. With a glass of ale in hand from the pub on the river and a bunch of stones in the other, a nice way to spend a few hours.. :-)

      November 9, 2014 at 7:06 pm

      • Nice pub too as far as I recall :D

        November 10, 2014 at 10:06 am

      • You recall correctly Noeline! :D

        November 10, 2014 at 10:46 am

  2. Beautiful! I like it! Good week for you!

    November 9, 2014 at 7:01 pm

    • Thank you very much! I hope you have a good week also! :-)

      November 9, 2014 at 7:02 pm

  3. Beautiful, Adrian! ..Mist is irresistible, you just *have to* take pictures! :)

    November 9, 2014 at 7:46 pm

    • Absolutely, thank you Camilla! :-)

      November 9, 2014 at 9:03 pm

  4. A really picturesque village, Adrian. I’m not at all surprised that you couldn’t resist a photo or two, even after your long night without sleep. Gorgeous shot. :)

    November 9, 2014 at 7:53 pm

    • Thank you very much Sylvia. It is Lerryn where Kenneth Graham stayed and wrote much of his book The Wind in the Willows. A smashing place for Ratty and Moley to mess around in boats for sure.

      November 9, 2014 at 9:05 pm

      • Absolutely. As you may remember, I have a fondness for that story, having been cast as ‘Toad’ in the school play. :)

        November 9, 2014 at 9:20 pm

      • I do now you mention it! I can’t see you as a Toad Sylvia. :-)

        November 9, 2014 at 9:27 pm

      • Hahaha. I was well disguised. I wish someone had taken photos. :(

        November 9, 2014 at 9:29 pm

      • That is a shame. I think we’d have all liked to see those. :-)

        November 9, 2014 at 10:05 pm

      • Yes, me too.

        November 9, 2014 at 10:07 pm

      • :-)

        November 9, 2014 at 10:12 pm

  5. A beautiful sight to seen after an all-nighter, I’m sure!

    November 9, 2014 at 8:30 pm

    • It was indeed Marina, thank you. I’d just watched the sun come up over the cliffs and taken what I thought were my final pictures but I had to take more when I drove through Lerryn and saw the river so calm and tranquill! :-)

      November 9, 2014 at 9:08 pm

      • It truly is a magical time to be present — in those early hours of the morning :)

        November 9, 2014 at 9:09 pm

      • It really is Marina. Nothing quite like it! Always gives me such a lift. Thank you again. :-)

        November 9, 2014 at 9:17 pm

  6. I love these early morning mists as they kiss the landscape. Great shot, Chilli!

    November 9, 2014 at 9:01 pm

    • They really are something and well worth getting up early for or even staying up all night for.. Thank you Gunta! :-)

      November 9, 2014 at 9:09 pm

  7. Lovely!

    November 9, 2014 at 9:15 pm

    • Thank you Sue! :-)

      November 9, 2014 at 9:17 pm

  8. Looks like a very calm morning. Did the milky way shots turned out any good?

    November 9, 2014 at 9:31 pm

    • It was a lovely calm morning, thank you. Some of the Milky Way shots are here..

      November 9, 2014 at 10:05 pm

  9. Janice

    Beautiful scene well taken shot :)

    November 9, 2014 at 9:40 pm

    • Thank you very much Janice! :-)

      November 9, 2014 at 10:00 pm

  10. Beautiful Adrian – reminds me of an old song “What we won’t do for love?!” Up all night then shooting on your way home. My kind of guy!

    November 9, 2014 at 10:19 pm

    • Thanks Tina! It’s definitely love when it comes to photography, that’s for sure! It must to be given the hours I spend freezing cold, often soaking wet, waiting for the shot! :-D

      November 9, 2014 at 11:20 pm

  11. A beautiful place and a great shot.

    November 9, 2014 at 10:31 pm

    • Thanks ever so much Isabel. It is a beautiful place for sure! :-)

      November 9, 2014 at 11:18 pm

  12. poppytump

    .. so night rolled into day ChiilB .. and how lovely taking time out after that astrophotography photo session to comeback down to earth so to speak :-)
    The lingering mist and stillness of the riverbank of early morning you’ve caught perfectly here . I’m so looking to those clear December skies I’ve ordered ;-)

    November 9, 2014 at 10:31 pm

    • Thank you so much Poppy. It was a lovely coming down to earth that’s for sure. Looking forward to those clear skies! :-)

      November 9, 2014 at 11:17 pm

  13. That is beautiful Adrian.

    November 10, 2014 at 2:57 am

    • It is a beautiful spot Edith, thank you!

      November 10, 2014 at 9:15 am

  14. You can’t beat the stillness and light of early morning, lovely image.

    November 10, 2014 at 7:41 am

    • Indeed Bill, Thank you!

      November 10, 2014 at 9:16 am

  15. Lovely photo! That little cloud in the centre really makes it.

    November 10, 2014 at 10:30 am

    • Thank you very much Rhys! :-)

      November 10, 2014 at 10:47 am

  16. Amazing place with all the little boats.

    November 10, 2014 at 1:47 pm

    • It is a lovely place, Lou! Thank you! :-)

      November 10, 2014 at 2:43 pm

  17. So beautiful

    November 10, 2014 at 3:40 pm

    • Thank you Kitt!

      November 10, 2014 at 4:18 pm

  18. Stunning and awesome shot… While I love mist & fog, seldom do you see it within such a perfect day breaking through.

    November 11, 2014 at 4:19 am

    • Thank you Randall. The mist gently rising from the water at the start of a perfect summer’s day is rather special. I must expend more effort seeking it out next year. I often head to the beach forgetting the estuaries and tributaries where you’ll always find a boat or two to add to a composition.. :-)

      November 11, 2014 at 10:48 am

  19. That looks like a very unassuming little back water – but with a charm all of its own. A restful calming shot after a long night of staring into space, perhaps?

    November 11, 2014 at 6:10 pm

    • It was a nice restful calming shot Andy. One I couldn’t resist. Lerryn is a lovely little village with pub and Post Office and it is here that Kenneth Graham got his inspiration for Wind in The Willows. You can see the Great Wood on the left of the picture and I can easily imagine Ratty and Moley messing about in boats along the bank of the river there..

      November 11, 2014 at 6:15 pm

      • I had no idea of the history, and truth to tell the name of the place was completely unknown to me. I’m showing my ignorance sadly of the SW of our country.

        November 11, 2014 at 6:30 pm

      • Following the River Fowey on the eastern side between Lostwithiel and Polruan there are some lovely little places. At St Winnow there is a beautiful old Church right on the river. The roads are tortuously narrow but well worth exploring. :-)

        November 11, 2014 at 6:38 pm

  20. so beautiful :)

    November 12, 2014 at 11:09 am

    • Thank you Joshi! :)

      November 12, 2014 at 11:12 am