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A country road at the summit of Aggs Hill near Cheltenham taken back in January when there was well over a foot of snow on the ground at the top of the Cotswold escarpment.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon IXUS 107
Lens:5.0 - 20.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 27.5 - 109.9 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:21 Jan 2013 - 11:12 AM
Focal Length:6mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.2
Aperture:f/3.2
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:80
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Auto, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Country Road Aggs Hill
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:4 Feb 2013 - 6:27 AM
Tags:Aggs hill, Black & white, Cotswolds, Glos, Landscape / travel, Snow, Winter
Votes:64

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bobhowell
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4 Feb 2013 - 6:36 AM

brrrrrrrrrrrrrrr! a super photo. You can just feel the cold. well taken. Bob

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Andysnapper
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4 Feb 2013 - 6:42 AM

A lovely shot, great composition. Do you think it could stand a little more contrast though?

Andy

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JimV
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4 Feb 2013 - 6:48 AM

Another wonderful shot conveying winter in all its glory so well Ed. To answer the above query, I say NO!
Rgds., Jim
PS. Snowing here today, if the forecast is right we may well look a lot like this in the next few days!

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Glyn1
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4 Feb 2013 - 7:07 AM

Really captures the cold bleak Winter, excellent shot.

Glyn

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LynneJoyce
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4 Feb 2013 - 8:12 AM

Lovely image with lots of potential to make more images from it. If it were mine (I wish) I'd be doing lots of duotones, engraving effects etc.

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DicksPics
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4 Feb 2013 - 8:30 AM

An axcellent shot, Ed - I love the diagonal lines of the branches!Smile

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Maiwand
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4 Feb 2013 - 8:39 AM

Stunning and atmospheric capture Ed.
Ron

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pluckyfilly
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4 Feb 2013 - 8:50 AM

Top notch a real wintry feel to this

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gary_d
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4 Feb 2013 - 8:56 AM

A really good composition here Ed, I only read your pm last evening so I will be in touch soon.

regards. - gary

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EAS
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4 Feb 2013 - 9:48 AM

You've captured the sense of a snowy winter's day there perfectly. Gather you may well get the chance for more snowy scenes this week. Oh, goodie! Sad

Ann

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achieverswales
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4 Feb 2013 - 9:52 AM

Excellent winter scene Ed.

Regards

Trev.

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NDODS
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4 Feb 2013 - 9:54 AM

The monochrome processing adds both to the atmosphere and the charm of this wonderful wintery composition Ed.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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RonnieAG
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4 Feb 2013 - 10:11 AM

Very nicely composed scene, the mist adding to the cold winter effect from all that snow, Ed.
Ronnie.

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WhiteRose1
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4 Feb 2013 - 10:15 AM

Smooth grey tones, Ed, and a lovely atmospheric wntry image.

Dave

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Irishkate
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4 Feb 2013 - 10:58 AM

Much as people want more contrast or add effects I think this is a leave it alone image.
It depicts the winter scene so beautifully with those windblown trees leading us down that avenue.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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Briwooly
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4 Feb 2013 - 11:01 AM

Another great winter scene Brrrrrrrrrr


Brian.......................

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4 Feb 2013 - 11:36 AM

These winter scenes, really have been excellent viewing Ed....great work again fella Smile

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4 Feb 2013 - 11:37 AM

Fantastic and great winter scene,ED,very well done
saeid

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Daisymaye
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4 Feb 2013 - 12:52 PM

A superb winter scene Ed. The trees are wonderful.......Sandy

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Sylviwhalley
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4 Feb 2013 - 2:49 PM

Great winter shot, now that looks COLD!
Sylvia

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EMJAYCEE
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4 Feb 2013 - 4:37 PM

This is a true illustration of winter = excellent Ed.
Joan.

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4 Feb 2013 - 5:49 PM

Very nicely composed Ed', a great way to freeze time.

John Smile

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4 Feb 2013 - 11:43 PM

Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed

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5 Feb 2013 - 2:13 AM

Stunning and superb+++

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5 Feb 2013 - 8:24 AM

Love the composition Ed - it does look mighty cold!
Ann

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Tibetan
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7 Feb 2013 - 4:19 PM

No snow here now Ed, but cold enough for more but hope not, a very nice composed scene like it a lot, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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