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View from upstairs front window

#1 Post by stevenw888 » February 23rd, 2012, 2:06 pm

Time hangs heavily upon me this afternoon, as I have little office work to do today, yet it is too nice to contemplate doing anything too strenuous.
So, could I introduce you to a new topic of conversation - ie Show me the view from your upstairs front window.
This is purely because I am extremely nosey, and like to know what others can see from their house, rather than just what I can see from mine.
BTW - if you live in a bungalow, I'm quite happy if you share the view with us from your downstairs front window...
If you do not wish to participate, i will quite understand...
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#2 Post by Dave B » February 23rd, 2012, 2:21 pm

Will do so when the Sun is not directly behind the most important feature in the view!
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#3 Post by animist » February 23rd, 2012, 2:33 pm

I don't take snaps usually, but I might do this if I can cheat and show the back upstairs view, which is much better than the front - OK? Mind you, you will probably be busy again by the time I get round to this!

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#4 Post by stevenw888 » February 23rd, 2012, 2:49 pm

Thanks guys. Just to show how ostentatious I am, here's the view from our cottage front window (downstairs).
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#5 Post by Dave B » February 23rd, 2012, 3:52 pm

I have removed that post to see if it narrows the format again
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#6 Post by Dave B » February 23rd, 2012, 4:44 pm

OK, back to the original plot . . .
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This is the front window shot.
It is wide angle, normally the large tree fills
the half of the window I took the picture through.
A bit like the other scene, I watch the birds (no
squirrels in this tree) going through their daily
life. The poor cock wood pigeon in the tree does
not seem to have been successful in attracting a mate,
he tries very hard but all the birds hens fly off.

The crows, magpies, starlings etc. all seem to take
turns in occupying the tree to have a good shouting match.

Text kept narrow to try to stop the wide post window.

No good, might be the last one that is still stretching things. I did put the pics into a photo editing prog and shrink it from almost 4000 to 700 pixels wide.
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#7 Post by Dave B » February 23rd, 2012, 5:55 pm

Aha! I did not see the widening until I put my first pic in, but having removed both of mine for a bit it looks like it is your pics that are stretching things a bit, Steve!

Do you not have any kind of photo editing software?
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Re: View from upstairs front window

#8 Post by stevenw888 » February 23rd, 2012, 6:15 pm

Ah yes, it's my picture that is stretching the screen. I do have photo editing software, but how do I take my original post down? The button marked "edit" which was attached to my post has disappeared...
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#9 Post by Dave B » February 23rd, 2012, 6:33 pm

Ah, if you have gone over the "edit" limit then we will have to call in The Boss - please pm or email Alan H, Steve, he is the only person who can fix it.
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#10 Post by Fia » February 23rd, 2012, 7:30 pm

Interesting idea, Steve. Here's mine:
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I have 7 velux top floor windows (I like natural light). Through 3 I can see a local hill over the rooftops, another a different hill, and from the rest, on a good day, I can see the biggest mountain round here. Thank goodness I don't live in the flat beneath me. All she can see is road and wall.

I will revisit this thread with daylight pics...

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#11 Post by lewist » February 23rd, 2012, 10:12 pm

I have a wonderful view of the Cairngorms past the houses over the street. This was a couple of years ago when there was snow. The Glenfeshie hill are nearer and in the background is Braeriach.
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#12 Post by Val » February 24th, 2012, 12:23 pm

Does anyone really want to see the view of the undertakers which is what I see from my downstairs window. I used to look over the Moray firth and the dolphins but my heart problems have reduced me to living downstairs and the view of my next destination.

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#13 Post by Alan H » February 24th, 2012, 1:21 pm

Val wrote:Does anyone really want to see the view of the undertakers which is what I see from my downstairs window. I used to look over the Moray firth and the dolphins but my heart problems have reduced me to living downstairs and the view of my next destination.
:laughter: A long way off yet!
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#14 Post by Alan H » February 24th, 2012, 4:32 pm

Dave B wrote:Ah, if you have gone over the "edit" limit then we will have to call in The Boss - please pm or email Alan H, Steve, he is the only person who can fix it.
There, that's better!
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#15 Post by Dave B » February 24th, 2012, 4:42 pm

Thanks Alan :D
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#16 Post by stevenw888 » February 24th, 2012, 5:24 pm

Thanks Alan!
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#17 Post by duncolm » April 3rd, 2012, 3:34 pm

Snow's back on the hills, that'll be the summer past now then.....

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#18 Post by Nick » April 3rd, 2012, 4:41 pm

I don't have an upstairs, nor a front window, but this is the view I have from the companionway of my barge, looking south west. Nice, huh? :D

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#19 Post by Fia » April 6th, 2012, 1:13 pm

Here's from one of my upstairs windows with a little more light:

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I promise you it's not photoshopped as I don't know how :smile:

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#20 Post by Nick » April 6th, 2012, 1:22 pm

Wow!!

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