“Only he can understand what a farm is, what a country is, who shall have sacrificed part of himself to his farm or country, fought to save it, struggled to make it beautiful. Only then will the love of farm or country fill his heart.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery (French Pilot, Writer and Author of 'The Little Prince', 1900-1944)
Puddles of tansient evening sunlight on the undulating slopes of the vales Yarnacombe, Wytchcombe, Spriddlescombe and Bearcombe.
These lie in the South Hams area of Devon.
Walke woods and Yarnacombe are in the immediate hanging valley.
Windy Ridge at Ugborough sits in the middle distance and the ridges of shoulders of Harford Moor, Stall Moor & Penn Moor on the southern fringes of the Dartmoor plateau sit in the far distance
Ordnance Survey grid reference = SX 682 526
Pentax 18-55mm SMC/DAL lens (at 42.5mm)
Hoya circular polarizer
Aperture = f/8
Exposure duration = 1/60 second
ISO = 200
(Camera was hand-held / braced on gatepost)
Pseudo-HDR from 3 Split-RAW processed 16-bit TIFF files (-1.5, 0.5, +2.5 ev equivalents) using Photomatix Pro 3.26 and finished in Photoshop 6.0
|Camera:||Pentax K-x |
|Lens:||smc PENTAX-DA 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 AL |
|Recording media:||RAW (digital)|
|Uploaded:||12 Jun 2012 - 10:09 AM|
|Tags:||Devon, Golden hour, Hdr, Landscape / travel, Phil hemsley, Reciprocity, Rural, South hams, Spriddlescombe, Wytchcombe, Yarnacombe|
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