r.w. dawson
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Hello Everyone, Thank you for viewing my photos. I enjoy photography and do it for fun. I am not fancy. I use a little Samsung point and shoot. I would love to have something nicer, but till that day arrives I will make use of what I have. While I am wishing.... I would love to be able to make a living by shooting photos. That's my dream job. Does anyone want to hire me? As you look through my portfolio here at Panoramio, you will notice that my photos tend to be of things that have some sort of historic meaning to where I live. I am trying to document the area as best that I can, as are some of the other folks that I see here at Panoramio. You will find in my portfolio old churches, courthouses, taverns, shops, general stores, homes and abandoned homes. Please feel free to leave comments. I love hearing from people from all over the world. Again, thank you. r.w.dawson Also visit me at my website. www.wix.com/virginiahistoryphoto/rwdawsonphotography

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Grazie per le visite e per i graditi commenti. Saluti Vanni

Preciosa fotografía de un bello lugar.


Saludos cordiales.


♥Ein wunderbarer Himmel:)…. LIKE32/19:)))))
…mit herzlichen Grüßen aus Schweden, Inge:)))♥

Thanks Hans,

For the Like

Wonderful Picture!


Greetings from Macedonia

Thank you dear NIKOLAI for your very pleasant comment(YSL) ! Best wishes from Switzerland,marco.

Amazing, isn't it? But in fact it is a device little larger than a domestic parking meter, which seems to have some magical powers related to the boatlift from which I am photographing the scene. Cropping it out of the picture would have deprived us of the edge view of Purtan Bay where the gentle Leigh Creek joins the waters of the mighty York River as it flows to the Chesapeake Bay. Realigning the position of the tripod to avoid including the device would almost certainly have introduced all of us into the waters of the bay, and I am not in a financial position to do that. So it is what it is, warts and all, and if it please thee not I am truly sorry.

A relatively new structure across the street from Little England Chapel (previously photographed in some detail), providing a variety of services and open spaces for the use of the community.

Thank you, r.w.! Google Earth as usual takes a dim view of it.

I should certainly credit Mr. Tom Forehand, Site Coordinator of Smith's Fort Plantation, a Preservation Virginia site open to the public on the coming Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays through the summer, for drawing my attention to it: I had never before seen one in the wild.

Don't worry--I am inordinately proud of it! Thank you very much, r.w.!

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