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Back at Loch an Eilein yesterday and playing about with the ideas Dave (Whiterose1) and Richard (DicksPics) put forward (simplify foreground and using rule of thirds) after my last upload from there. It was a very different morning, the mist just got thicker after this until no sunlight was visible on the far shore at all. My other learning point was that since my wellies leak, I may as well wade out as far as I can coz I'll be getting wet anyway! That certainly avoided overhanging branches. Grin Hope you all had good weekends.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkII
Lens:EF24-70mm f/2.8L II USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:9 Jun 2013 - 5:40 AM
Focal Length:24mm
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:2sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Rising Damp
Username:almiles almiles
Uploaded:10 Jun 2013 - 6:06 AM
Tags:Cairngorm national park, Castle, Landscape / travel, Loch an eilein, Mist, Moody, Rothiemurchus
Votes:64
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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  2 India1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2013 - 6:09 AM

Excellent image very well composed.

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper Plus Member 6109 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England25 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2013 - 6:38 AM

That is a very beautiful and evocative shot Al, really like it. Oh and much kudos for braving the cold, dark waters of a Scottish loch. Who knows what lives in there......

Andy

Last Modified By Andysnapper at 10 Jun 2013 - 6:39 AM

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widtink
widtink  2406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2013 - 7:05 AM

Another beauty Al , the mists add lots of atmosphere......................................... now where is Miss Jones ????

Rod

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fazzer
fazzer Plus Member 544 forum postsfazzer vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2013 - 7:10 AM

A beautiful well exposed scene Al with an air of mystery and dampness Smile

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ArtyArt
ArtyArt Plus Member 3293 forum postsArtyArt vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2013 - 7:25 AM

Excellent image

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2013 - 7:56 AM

Beautiful shot, Alan.
Ronnie.

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kel55  2 United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2013 - 8:03 AM

Nice dreamy image Al , title is class ,Kel

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY

Very beautiful.
JNC

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boov
boov  2 United Kingdom
10 Jun 2013 - 9:26 AM

Fabulous image.. serene (not sure the title fits Rigsby, Miss Jones... just me that ) fabulous

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richmowil Plus Member 6306 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2013 - 9:34 AM

Great atmosphere in this fine image!! I like it a lot!!

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51261 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England142 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2013 - 1:10 PM

Excellent atmospheric capture, Al. With mist like that I would be tempted to say 'fill yer boots' GrinGrin

Dave

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almiles
almiles  538 forum posts United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2013 - 1:13 PM

Big thanks to Mark for his UA!
Thanks too Dr Sharma, Andy, Rod, Jeremy, Ian, Ronnie, Kel, Jean-Noel, Boov, Bill and Dave.
Firstly, what's all this Miss Jones referencing?! Before my time methinks... Wink
Andy; LOL
Dave; groan! TongueWink Hoping to have the image I took with your advice in mind ready to post tomorrow so you can see what I did. Smile

Last Modified By almiles at 10 Jun 2013 - 1:14 PM

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10 Jun 2013 - 4:47 PM

Mmmmmmm.....just beautiful !!!!!!!!

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Sean_Dillon
10 Jun 2013 - 7:03 PM

Beautifully dreamy image.
John

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Tynnwrlluniau Plus Member 553 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales37 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2013 - 8:09 PM

You must be chuffed with this one, Al. Gorgeous image, full of mood.
Alun

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almiles
almiles  538 forum posts United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2013 - 8:21 PM

Thanks Keith, Sean and Alun Smile

Quote: You must be chuffed with this one, Al. Gorgeous image, full of mood.
Alun

It was worth the hypothermia! Grin I am very pleased with the way it turned out though, yes. Smile

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chris-p
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10 Jun 2013 - 8:36 PM

Super image Al..brings back happy memories.

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abeeror2  2 Spain
10 Jun 2013 - 10:46 PM

Extremely beautiful!

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PhilSingleton
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11 Jun 2013 - 11:53 AM

Works really well Al. Super dreamy effect with nice vignetting in the corners to provide focus to the "mysterious" island. Great shot.

Phil.

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almiles  538 forum posts United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2013 - 12:08 PM

Thank you Chris, Kathryn and Phil Smile

Quote: Super image Al..brings back happy memories.

You'll have to tell me what those memories are about Chris!

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marktc Plus Member 460 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2013 - 5:44 PM

Hi Al I'm sorry I didn't get time to comment, just award and run... This is a fabulous image and is an image that would be my hearts ambition to be able to achieve... Stunning!

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almiles  538 forum posts United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jun 2013 - 5:56 AM

Wow, thanks Mark! I think that is the nicest comment anyone has ever made on one of my images. Smile

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