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Lawrence James Cornell
Artist | Hobbyist | Photography
United Kingdom
For the past few years I have spent my spare time travelling to different parts of the UK to try to get to know my own country and its people better. Photography is my passion. I hope my pictures tell the story I want to tell.

Please respect my right to my images. If you want to use them for any reason please contact me first and ask me. Otherwise I retain all copyright to all of my work.

Please fave as many pictures as you like. I appreciate all of them. What I love is comments. Please leave comments. I will always reply to comments.

You can also find me at www.facebook.com/LawrenceCorne…
and at www.flickr.com/photos/lawrence…

Angel without Wings Award by Nameda
Interests
  • Mood: Content
  • Listening to: Prokofiev
  • Reading: Myths Of The Norsemen
  • Watching: Coast
  • Playing: at photography
  • Eating: grapes
  • Drinking: Tea
I am going out and about with my camera soon. In about a week's time actually. It will be good as I haven't been anywhere this year yet. Like a lot of Europe it has been exceptionally hot here in the last two or three weeks. Things seem to be returning to normal now which will be a relief in many ways. Naturally, when I am away I hope to see rain and storm clouds for my pictures :P I like a bit of atmosphere :) The place I am going should supply that I think :D 
So how are you all? Still creating your wonderful art I see. I have actually been keeping up with dA in the last few weeks. It is rare for me but I am happy to say I am pretty up to date. Of course, this won't last but I thought it was worth sharing with you today :) It is great to create something and put it out there and get some feed back. You never know who will see it or what it will mean to them. I love to hear from people who have had their memories stirred by one of my pictures. Of course I didn't know them so it was pure chance but life is full of such events of pure chance. Some call it being lucky and some call it fate but there are many lovely consequences that can come from you just sharing a picture or some words or an act of kindness. 

I recently found a poem by The Earl Of Haddington (who? I hear you cry). It is a Scottish title and he lives near Kelso in Berwickshire I believe. When you read the words you will see why it caught my eye. 

I LOVE MOUNTAINS
I love mountains! I love mountains high,
That stand impregnable, their pencilled peaks
Seeking the lone wide emptiness of sky;
Silent, eternal; I love mountains, too,
Drawn on a dim horizon, smoky blue;
O, we'll hie yonder, when a moon brings May,
And the discovery of each new day
Is joy beyond our dreaming

I love mountains old
That hidden ages waited to unfold,
And winds to waste and mould,
with rain tracing her fingers everywhere;
These, the great architects of time
Did fashion into feature more sublime,
And seasons, wheeling on from spring to spring,
Dressed them in yellow broom, or purple ling,
And they were mountains; that was everything

Now, I don't believe he is a successful poet and, to be honest, much of the rest of his book does  nothing for me. This poem, however, did mean something to me and I enjoy it. I guess he hoped people would like his poetry but he may never know. As far as I am aware, he is still alive and living at the ancestral home in Scotland. I wonder, should I write to him and tell him I like it? He published it in 1970. It might make him smile so I think I will drop him a line. I think it will mean something to him. It is like me leaving a comment on a picture here only it will take slightly more effort. 
I think people like to know that you like their pictures so that's why I think comments are good. Always let someone know if they have made something you have enjoyed :D

To that end I now would like to share with you some pictures I have collected from some amazing people in the past few weeks. As usual I have many reasons for collecting these works and I would love it if you could take the time to look through them and maybe find something that you do enjoy so much that you have to tell the artist :D
Sit back and enjoy these works :relax:

Puffin Portrait by FreyaPhotos     coloured cornfield by hekla01      Harvest by firepaved    RUDBECKIA. by BELLESYMPHORINE    

Ballet by LyndellLee            Silence Grows by aspruli              And nothing came out by doodler89             .  .  . by MWeiss-Art                    Everyday Celebration by yadiyada27   

Antique Lily by Finnyanne      27/52 - Rolling Sun by IndigoSummerr   Sunflower Trio by artamusica    evening silence by 1001G   

Sparrows Hollow by Nelleke    Fall by Nelleke    In the land of mountains by dashakern   Button and butterfly by Mogrianne    

Untitled by WattsvilleBlues    See forever by erynlasgalenphotoart    Memories of a Glass Sanctuary by Ravensaura    Pitt Lake in July by dashakern    

Inferno by SilverMixx        The track to The Stars by syliou         Looking South by 1001G         light catchers by Ingelore    

after the rain by Luperkalia        Hidden by PepperLady        pearl by 4ajka          El molino del Diablo... by ansdesign   

Tellaro by StonyStoneIsStoned2       Must be Fair Again by yadiyada27     mercy by IreneHorvath     .:Something Different:. by TheJessPaige    Spoilt for choice by SilverMixx      

A Moment to Remember by VelvetRedBullet    Aamun Hiljaisuus by Toni-R    Curlew by linneaphoto   Volcanic Land II by PaperCrocodile    

Duo by SilverMixx       Autumn by weruninhalflight        unknown friend by ColorfulLadybug      Dreamlike by IndigoSummerr      Happy Birthday Zlata by 1001G   

Burning by MilaseryPhotos              Ease of Summer by thedaydreaminggirl           on  the edge of the field by Ingelore           My Darling Daisies by Scooby777    

Moon Jelly fish by gigi50      Delicate matters, once addressed, remain in sight. by Aenea-Jones      Forever Young by whispersoftheblue     Fertile by LovieLovetree    

A Room with a View by Cinnamoncandy     Mirror Image by Cinnamoncandy    Happy! by 7BeautifulMidnights    Freedom Flyer! Sacred Kingfisher in Colored Pencil by ArtBYbeverly    Up to the Highest Heights (Les Dents des Veisivi)  by artamusica    

The reflection by National-Horse    Crazy by LovieLovetree    Tulips by LovieLovetree    Consistency by Ellke    

Just Smoke And Mirrors by Trippy4U   Exempt by Metal-Bender    Moment of wonder by erynlasgalenphotoart    childhood memories 5 by AnnaxMariaxK    

warm-up before posing by AnnaxMariaxK    Le rayon by Annabelle-Chabert    Rainy day by MDDahl     Let's come back to Winter by dashakern     

In The Mist She Was Floating by IdelleX     Just One More Bath by richardcgreen     Sea Battle by annewipf    Dieweg V by Herculanum     

Joss Mtn. Panorama by Jenn-b-photography      BA - voyage by BoudiccaAmat    

Jotunheimen by CleaLlyfr     Conon Farm in early spring by piglet365    Springflowers 2015: Herb Robert by linneaphoto   24/52 - Poppies by IndigoSummerr    

Bavella by Annabelle-Chabert      IMG 5642 by MDDahl     Grasmere by scoobiesnax    delicacy in pink by AnnaxMariaxK    

Between Before and After by dashakern    November by RiaRi08     Spirit of the woods by Malleni-Art    Gatehouse by Metal-Bender     

Nevermore by richardcgreen     fLaMiNg jUnE by Fajralam    silence. by IreneHorvath   

Thank you for looking :D I really appreciate. If you found anything you like please let the artist know :hug: I'm sure they will love to hear from you :heart:

I will leave you to the rest of your day now. Keep creating. Keep imagining. Keep sharing your work and hang on to your dreams for all they are worth :heart:

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Ravensaura Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Student Photographer
Thank you :love:
Paper Fields by Ravensaura
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LordLJCornellPhotos Featured By Owner 14 hours ago  Hobbyist Photographer
My pleasure :D
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SharPhotography Featured By Owner 3 days ago
I am not permitted to make comments under the photos for some reason so I will state here that all of your pictures are exquisite and what a remarkable talent you have.  I bow to you and your stunning work!  :clap:  :thumbsup:
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LordLJCornellPhotos Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much :hug: I'm delighted you like my pictures :D
:blush:

I have had lots if issues with dA this week but mainly on my tablet. 
I couldn't even log in for three days which was hugely annoying. 
I hope you will be able to leave comments again soon :D
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hekla01 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Photographer
thank you so much for faving, dear lawrence:hug:
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LordLJCornellPhotos Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Photographer
My pleasure Renate :hug:
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ScribalWriter Featured By Owner 6 days ago   Traditional Artist
:giggle: Thank you for the cake! :hug:
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LordLJCornellPhotos Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Photographer
My pleasure Angele :hug:
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LuceamLuceo Featured By Owner 6 days ago
Oy, you were faster than me ;D Thank you so much for the watch, Lawrence! I looked through your gallery and your photos are so incredible beautiful! Looking forward to see much more of your works! Greets Sabine
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LordLJCornellPhotos Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you Sabine :D I was curious to see who had left me such lovely comments :hug: I will look through your gallery at my first chance :) your pictures look wonderful :)
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