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Fountains Abbey, founded in 1132, the abbey operated for over 400 years, until 1539, when Henry VIII ordered the Dissolution of the Monasteries. It is one of the largest and best preserved ruined Cistercian monasteries in England.

I visited Fountains Abbey for the first time during the summer, well I say summer, it was like summer but wetter.

After the wonderful toning mods that Lynnejoyce did for me on Tudor Mansion II, I am now encouraged to continue processing variations.

V2 Black and White
V3 Seipa
V4 Split Tone

Many thanks for the views, votes and encouraging comments for “Taking the Long Shot”, most appreciated.

David

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D300S Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:24.0 mm f/2.8
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:14 Aug 2012 - 2:40 PM
Focal Length:24mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/640sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Fountains Abbey
Username:twelvemegs twelvemegs
Uploaded:30 Oct 2012 - 1:57 PM
Tags:Landscape / travel, Monastery, North yorkshire, Ruins
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franken
franken e2 Member 113061 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2012 - 2:13 PM

I find that I like all of them.

Ken

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
30 Oct 2012 - 2:23 PM

Excellent photos accompanied by an excellent history lesson - thanx Smile I prefer V1 although V3 is also special Smile

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Billyray
Billyray  670 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2012 - 2:40 PM

A cracking shot, great viewpoint, colour and detail. V1 for me.
Ray

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2012 - 3:26 PM

It's a great location, and you've got yourself positioned very nicely here to frame the Abbey. I rather like the mono V2 as my fave Wink
Trev Smile

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2012 - 3:40 PM

Colour for me, David, it brings the image alive. A fine composition and capture. Carol

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom28 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2012 - 3:44 PM

Wonderful! I love them allGrin
Diane

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2012 - 4:03 PM

V4 really stands out for me

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2012 - 4:43 PM

After going back and forth, I like V1 and V3. I do like the colour in this first class comp, but I do like the tones in V3 too.Smile

Carole

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom97 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2012 - 5:25 PM

Lovely shot and you have capitalised on it wonderfully with the mono and duotones. I always love it when I can get several images out of one shot.

Last Modified By LynneJoyce at 30 Oct 2012 - 5:26 PM

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JohnChambersPhotography

I do like them all they all work for me, very nice tones with goof detail.

John

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Briwooly
Briwooly  8452 forum posts England5 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2012 - 5:36 PM

Great processing v1 & 3 or my favourite versions

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

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
30 Oct 2012 - 5:59 PM

Lovely processing, presentation and perspective.

P.

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Rock
Rock e2 Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2012 - 7:14 PM

Superb work David.

Rock

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2012 - 7:44 PM

A really fine composition, David. It has overtones of 18th century English landscape work, which of course it is!
V3, for preference.
Regards
Bill

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
31 Oct 2012 - 1:42 AM

Fine shots David,
and I honestly can't make up my mind which one I prefer !!
Mick.

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 3sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Nov 2012 - 9:23 PM

Superb David can not choose between them..Lin

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iancatch
iancatch  7 England45 Constructive Critique Points
11 Nov 2012 - 10:31 PM

A nicely framed shot

Ian

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
11 Nov 2012 - 11:57 PM

I like the colour but n0 3 is my favourite, stunning work!!

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