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A connection from the hill tops.

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Communications tower, Windgap woods, country Kilkenny
Irish Landscape photography : Nigel Borrington

The woods at Windgap, County Kilkenny, sit above the valley we live in. A walk through the woods offers some wonderful views of the Landscape below.

The wood is also the home to the local communications tower, high in the woodlands it is hard to reach by car and one evening last week I noticed the service people driving through the fields to get to the building below the tower.

I feel that the contrast between the landscape and this tower is what I really hope to show here, but of course with out it I would not be able to show you these images?

Kilkenny landscape Gallery

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12 responses

  1. Interesting…Our landscape does take on another look with “technology!”

    October 10, 2013 at 4:23 pm

    • Hello Navery 🙂

      Yes I think so, it’s all a balance I guess :), I don’t have too much of a problem with it but the contrast is very noticeable 🙂

      October 10, 2013 at 5:01 pm

  2. Everything is give and take.
    I hated seeing the electric wires up and down our street. Now I hardly even notice them. Our eyes see what they want.

    October 10, 2013 at 4:29 pm

    • Hello. That’s a great point. Yes after a while we see everything as just a part of what we are use to.

      October 10, 2013 at 6:47 pm

  3. Hermosas fotos, Nigel.
    Además a mí me encantan en blanco y negro.
    Un abrazo

    October 10, 2013 at 9:18 pm

    • Hello 🙂 🙂

      Thank you very pleased you like them 🙂

      Yes I love black and white, very much 🙂 🙂 🙂

      and the same returned to you 🙂 🙂

      October 11, 2013 at 6:18 pm

      • ¡Mucha salud!
        Feliz fin de semana.
        Un abrazo fuerte.

        October 11, 2013 at 8:06 pm

  4. Ours look like tall pine trees.

    October 11, 2013 at 2:35 am

    • Hello Rene.

      Oh that sound like a great idea, do you mean it is built to look like the trees ?

      October 11, 2013 at 6:14 pm

      • Yes, or at least camouflaged to look like them. 🙂

        October 11, 2013 at 10:19 pm

  5. 1annecasey

    The contrast between the shots is certainly quite jarring! So you achieved your stated intention Nigel. But I receive great beauty in the comms tower – if it allows you to beam your wonderful images and ideas around the globe!

    October 17, 2013 at 1:02 pm

    • Hello Anne 🙂

      Thank you that’s a lovely comment Anne thank you 🙂 🙂

      October 18, 2013 at 12:06 am

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