Meanwhile ...On a warm sandy beach...

April 6th: Umbrella.

Perfect skies this morning prompted me into shooting this picture. Although it was very cold, this amazing blue sky was the ideal backdrop for an idea i had late last night.

Anyone for cocktails?
Wow this is very clever. Nice shot.
posted April 6th, 2013  
@witchyjacq Thanks kindly Jacqui :)
posted April 6th, 2013  
This is great. fab PoV and a very creative shot. Fav!
posted April 6th, 2013  
Yes , a clever idea , beautifully shot
posted April 6th, 2013  
@rwhite Thanks Rosie - appreciate your comment and fav :) Have a good weekend!
posted April 6th, 2013  
Amy
Instant fav. Love it, totally creative & unique awesome POV and hurrah, blue skiieeessss! (Shame it's freezing :P)
posted April 6th, 2013  
Nice shot!
posted April 6th, 2013  
Great shot. Love the idea
posted April 6th, 2013  
Love it, very nice idea.
posted April 6th, 2013  
@beryl thanks!
posted April 6th, 2013  
@amyamoeba but it's a start I guess? Thanks for the comment and fav :)
posted April 6th, 2013  
@elisasaeter @chris17 @andyn thank you all for your comments! Have a great weekend :)
posted April 6th, 2013  
Great shot, bring on the summer! FAV. :)
posted April 6th, 2013  
@mariaswaisland Seems like a long forgotten season now! Fingers crossed we'll get a decent one this year - it's long overdue! Thanks for commenting and adding a fave - appreciated :)
posted April 6th, 2013  
fav for the colours and clarity and spirit liftingness
posted April 6th, 2013  
Love love love...BOTH of your umbrella shots! Another Darren fav hits the folder...;-)
posted April 6th, 2013  
Instant FAV! Ah so you have the night-time 365 thoughts too. (Another item 'in common' for my list!) What a fab idea and the jewel colours are amazing.
posted April 6th, 2013  
Oh fab shot, really cool
posted April 6th, 2013  
Fantastic shot. fav!
posted April 6th, 2013  
Great idea, great POV, great blue skies, great colours. A great shot ;-)
posted April 6th, 2013  
WOW.....This is Awesome Darren! FAV : )
posted April 6th, 2013  
Ha.. took me a minute to realize it was those mini drink umbrellas.. I was shaking my head wondering "how did he do that".. great capture Darren!
posted April 6th, 2013  
Beautiful skies and nicely composed shot, I'll have a White Russian
posted April 6th, 2013  
a clever idea
posted April 6th, 2013  
Fabulous shot - love it
posted April 6th, 2013  
WOW! What a great idea, fantastic colors and super composition! FAV :-)
posted April 6th, 2013  
very creative, a very nice shot
posted April 6th, 2013  
Very well done!! What a great idea!!
posted April 6th, 2013  
@gozoinklings Catherine, thanks :)
posted April 6th, 2013  
@justine_x Haha! Love your support :) thank you muchly!
posted April 6th, 2013  
@quietpurplehaze Often lie awake what to conjure up next Hazel :) thanks for the fave :)
posted April 6th, 2013  
I love this - the colours, the composition, the idea & planning, the pov. It's gotta be a fav!
posted April 6th, 2013  
@simster @siobhn Thanks kindly :)
posted April 6th, 2013  
@helstor Thank you very much for stopping to comment :)
posted April 6th, 2013  
@annbo Ann, thanks for your comment and fave :))
posted April 6th, 2013  
@mizhayz Thanks!
posted April 6th, 2013  
@ch1ppy_m1nton Oops, my glass appears to be empty, think I'll join you in another :D
posted April 6th, 2013  
@triciaodonnell @scolgs Thanks to you both:)
posted April 6th, 2013  
@stimuloog Thank you for the fave and your nice comment too :)
posted April 6th, 2013  
posted April 6th, 2013  
@mak2 Mary, thank you :)
posted April 6th, 2013  
@sturnus Carol, thank you, and thank you very much for the fave :)
posted April 6th, 2013  
Its like turning a switch..instant summer hurrah.brilliant idea and lovely shot and a fav for making us all so happy!!!
posted April 6th, 2013  
Great idea Darren....so great to see a real blue sky today.:-)
posted April 6th, 2013  
Great creative shot. The blue sky just makes it perfect
posted April 6th, 2013  
Thats a neat shot.....awesome colour....
posted April 6th, 2013  
@fannyb Fanny, thank you and cheers for the fave :)
posted April 6th, 2013  
@donna_miller @purplehaze12 @landownunder thanks for the positive happy comments guys :)
posted April 6th, 2013  
Darren, this is brilliant and a FAV from me. Adore the angle of the glass, the clarity.....the umbrellas, the blue sky......I JUST LOVE it!!
posted April 6th, 2013  
@pixiemac Thanks very much Sarah - i appreciate your comment and fave greatly :)
posted April 6th, 2013  
What a brilliant shot for the 7th.
+FAV
posted April 6th, 2013  
@bulldog Thanks matey! and cheers for the fav :))
posted April 6th, 2013  
Wonderful colours! Here's to summer! fav
posted April 6th, 2013  
@dandolo Thank you and thanks for the fav :)
posted April 6th, 2013  
Simply WOW... fav
posted April 6th, 2013  
@zulazul :)) thank you and very kind of you to fav it too.
posted April 6th, 2013  
First class shot,great POv and coolurs.Brilliant idea fav
posted April 6th, 2013  
Fun. Creative. Clever. A fav.
posted April 6th, 2013  
This is terrific. Love it
posted April 6th, 2013  
Wonderful shot! ! Such creativity!
posted April 7th, 2013  
Congrats on the pp
posted April 7th, 2013  
Fabulous. Well done
posted April 7th, 2013  
Terrific shot.
posted April 7th, 2013  
Very creative. Love it!
posted April 7th, 2013  
Fantastic composition and so colourful! Great idea.
posted April 7th, 2013  
Superb creativity for the theme word, well done and congrats on the PP
posted April 7th, 2013  
So freakin' fun. Love this. Fav!
posted April 7th, 2013  
Definitely so fantastic. Love the idea. Congrats on the PP. FAV.
posted April 7th, 2013  
so creative...well done!
posted April 7th, 2013  
How did I miss this yesterday? Fab shot Darren! Fav from me!
posted April 7th, 2013  
Nice one Darren, PP this morning! @darrenboyj
posted April 7th, 2013  
Stunning! Love the blue sky and the bright colors of the umbrellas
posted April 7th, 2013  
Congrats on a well deserved PP!
posted April 7th, 2013  
This is just such a relaxed, holiday shot that conjures up images of beaches and sunshine and fun. A deserved P.P. Congrats.
posted April 7th, 2013  
Very creative Darren ...... lovely shot that makes you dream of summer.
Just one question ...... Do you have penguins your neck of the woods? very interesting reflections on the right hand side of the glass :D
posted April 7th, 2013  
congrats on the PP again
posted April 7th, 2013  
Awesome how did I miss this one!!! Fav for me!!!
posted April 7th, 2013  
WOW...am so chuffed for you - this is not only on the PP it's on the main welcome page for 365!!
posted April 7th, 2013  
Congrats on PP, Darren - a fabulous, inspired, colourful, artistic shot!
posted April 7th, 2013  
@willowdragon haha! Yes I see him. Well spotted :) thanks for the comment :)
posted April 7th, 2013  
@quietpurplehaze Hazel, thanks very muchly :)
posted April 7th, 2013  
@justine_x thank you! I'm amazed its taken off as well as it has to be honest !!
posted April 7th, 2013  
WoW!!! Awesome shot!!! Congrats on PP!!!!
posted April 7th, 2013  
@cindyrez Cindy - thank you :))
posted April 7th, 2013  
Wow cool! It's got a real holiday feel to it which is a tad cruel as its back to work tomorrow!
posted April 7th, 2013  
This is brilliant - what a wonderful feeling with that blue sky behind! Cheers!!
posted April 7th, 2013  
@fueast Sorry for that Alison!
posted April 7th, 2013  
@filsie65 If only i were on a sandy beach whilst taking this shot Phil!!! Thanks for the comment :)
posted April 7th, 2013  
@monkeykid Thank you very much :)
posted April 7th, 2013  
@ch1ppy_m1nton thanks matey :)
posted April 7th, 2013  
@teodw thank you kindly :)
posted April 7th, 2013  
@bulldog cheers dude!
posted April 7th, 2013  
@pamknowler Thanks Pam :)
posted April 7th, 2013  
@amyamoeba thank you and thanks for your fave :)
posted April 7th, 2013  
@helstor thank you!
posted April 7th, 2013  
@triciaodonnell @purplehaze12 @miqudalu @humphreyhippo A BIG thanks to you all for your brilliant support :)
posted April 7th, 2013  
So many wonderful comments about this shot, had trouble keeping up with individual thanks - so apologise if i've missed you off, but rest assured I very much appreciate everything you've all said about this shot and all the faves that have been added alongside it!
posted April 7th, 2013  
wow this is amazing, congrats on pp
posted April 7th, 2013  
Cool perspective !
posted April 7th, 2013  
Very clever, love this shot, fav. Congrats on PP well deserved!
posted April 7th, 2013  
yeh, this reached the PP .... knew it should!!
posted April 7th, 2013  
Love the summer feeling !
posted April 7th, 2013  
Fun! And so wacky wonderful
posted April 8th, 2013  
Wow. Would you look at that! Great POV.
posted April 8th, 2013  
Very beautiful scene.
posted April 8th, 2013  
@demmie @stephaniedc thank you both for your comments :)
posted April 8th, 2013  
@bizziebeeme Thanks and thanks for the fav too!
posted April 8th, 2013  
@pixiemac Thanks for the support :))
posted April 8th, 2013  
@cocobella @mwbc @miley89 @sabanford thanks to you all for your wonderful comments :)
posted April 8th, 2013  
great pov.. fav for me.. nice work mate.. :)
posted April 9th, 2013  
@liam_jacob Thanks very much matey :)
posted April 10th, 2013  
Nice work cracking shot
posted April 11th, 2013  
Woo! Top Twenty! Well done Darren - super shot =)
posted April 12th, 2013  
PS Congrats on the T20!
posted April 12th, 2013  
Great shot, Darren! Congrats on the T20!!
posted April 13th, 2013  
Fantastic shot Darren, congrats on T20!
posted April 13th, 2013  
@filsie65 @anazad511 @orangecrush @grizzlysghost Thanks to you all and also congrats @grizzlysghost Jerry & Aaron on your awesome Top 20 placings too :)
posted April 13th, 2013  
Amy
Wayhey! Top 20! :D
posted April 13th, 2013  
Congratulations on the top twenty! Wonderful image.
posted April 13th, 2013  
congrats on the TT page.
posted April 13th, 2013  
Congratulations on the top 20! :)
posted April 14th, 2013  
Huge well deseved congrats on TT Darren.....Awesome shot! : )
posted April 16th, 2013  
Brilliant that this hit top 20 :)
posted April 17th, 2013  
Love this!
posted April 29th, 2013  
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