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This field with the view over to the Welsh Mts caught my eye, the farmer was working in the field and he gave me permission to go in and get the shot, the sky was really stormy and yet where we were the sun was bright and warm. He has farmed here all his life but no longer lives here, and has moved down to the lower land where he runs a caravan park, I bet it does not have a view like this one.....

The tiny road up to this field was only just wide enough for our car, and the stone walls were very close, almost too close for comfort....

LindaSmile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:EF-S17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:14 May 2011 - 12:07 PM
Focal Length:24mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/16.0
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:The Farmer's View
Username:Mynett Mynett
Uploaded:20 Jul 2011 - 8:50 PM
Tags:Cadar Idris, Cloudscape, Farming, Landscape / travel, Mountains, Rural, Wales
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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2011 - 8:51 PM

great comp linda brilliant detail fantastic colour and tones love that sky a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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gingerdelight
gingerdelight e2 Member 8298 forum postsgingerdelight vcard United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2011 - 8:53 PM

A super view Linda, excellently composed and captured.
Carol

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gilbertmjake
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20 Jul 2011 - 8:56 PM

Great landscape !

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 9842 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1646 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2011 - 8:56 PM

Amazing sky, and of course the opening is like an invitation to walk on through.

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64868 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2011 - 9:06 PM

Beautiful scene. I'd love to walk down that hill.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2011 - 9:23 PM

A beautiful bit of landscape, Linda, very nicely seen through the frame of the drystane walls..
Ronnie.

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bobalot
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20 Jul 2011 - 9:38 PM

just my cup of tea Linda, great shot.

Rgds Bob

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Adrian_Reynolds
Adrian_Reynolds e2 Member 10202 forum postsAdrian_Reynolds vcard Scotland
20 Jul 2011 - 9:49 PM

What a great sky for your landscape Linda, well done on using the natural framing, a beautiful scene superbly focused.
Adrian

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achieverswales
achieverswales e2 Member 4achieverswales vcard Wales101 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2011 - 9:55 PM

Hi Linda
What part of Wales is this? The composition and exposure is excellent and as stated the open gate to let you in to this landscape, excellent work and a sky to die for.

Regards

Trev.

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DaveMead
DaveMead e2 Member 5DaveMead vcard United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2011 - 10:27 PM

A lovely shot Linda, us hill farmers always have the best views. Tongue
Dave

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2011 - 10:39 PM

I like the view point and the wall forming a natural frame. - gary

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2011 - 10:41 PM

Inviting opening into a beautiful scene and what a sky! Most of all, just love that dry stone dyke. What fabulous stones with which to build!

Ann

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MalcolmM
MalcolmM e2 Member 9103 forum postsMalcolmM vcard Scotland4 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2011 - 10:44 PM

Lovely view through the gap, well framed.

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10505 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2011 - 10:52 PM

What a super vista.

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Mynett
Mynett e2 Member 6142 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2011 - 10:52 PM

this is on the Llyn peninsula Trev, one of my favourite spots

Linda

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2011 - 10:58 PM

An inviting opening to a beautiful view.
Joan.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2011 - 11:00 PM

IS not the farmer a very lucky person to be enjoying such a view-- well togged --thank you!

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 8morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2011 - 11:17 PM

Wonderful landscape Linda, I love the composition and that sky is awesome.

Hugh

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Phil1958
Phil1958  6272 forum posts Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2011 - 11:22 PM

Well framed using the wall,

Phil

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2011 - 11:42 PM

Yes Linda,a glorious view here.
Looks like if some of the slates on the wall need a little ''shove in'' !!
Good shot.
Mick.

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AshTree
AshTree e2 Member 51702 forum postsAshTree vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2011 - 11:42 PM

I love the natural framing of the drystone walls - which, I might add, you've captured in beautiful detail! Super landscape under a wonderful sky.
Theresa

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achieverswales
achieverswales e2 Member 4achieverswales vcard Wales101 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 12:59 AM

Thanks for venue Linda!

Regards

Trev.

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Daisymaye
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21 Jul 2011 - 1:27 AM

A beautiful composed image Linda.............Sandy

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CarolG
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21 Jul 2011 - 5:49 AM

A glorious scene, Linda, well captured. Carol

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 728 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 6:40 AM

nice view and well taken shot.
regards
Yung

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Ray42
Ray42 e2 Member 6Ray42 vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 7:59 AM

Lucky you to have found this beautiful vista - very well taken and I like the framing of the dry stone walls - a cracking shot Linda

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8577 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1119 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 8:43 AM

The wall opening up for us, how inviting. Beautifully composed to lead us into the view.
Moira

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BERTRAM
BERTRAM e2 Member 6BERTRAM vcard United Kingdom
21 Jul 2011 - 8:51 AM

Great shot, very well composed.
Dave

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DeSilver
DeSilver e2 Member 7DeSilver vcard England11 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 9:28 AM

Very nice indeed Linda. A lovely landscape held in well by the stonewalls. Smile


David.

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 44379 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway26 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 11:24 AM

That's a terrific view, Linda. Those drystone walls are excellently detailed. Just a shame about that rusty pole on the left of the opening (although Mick would certainly disagree with me!)

Malc

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Porthos
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21 Jul 2011 - 12:43 PM

Great framing and detailed clouds....Derek

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 3:44 PM

It certainly is a splendid view, Linda Smile That wall is super, too, and the way the light's catching it really brings out its detail. This just makes you want to wander through the gap in the wall and on into the distance Smile
Trev Smile

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jujupops
jujupops e2 Member 4jujupops vcard England
21 Jul 2011 - 6:09 PM

Gorgeous shot Linda, love the moody sky, and the sharpness of the stones is superb Grin
Julie

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bromley-smith
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21 Jul 2011 - 8:37 PM

Superb Linda, a fabulous shot.
Tony

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 7618 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States43 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 8:39 PM

Wonderful shot of this and excellent use of natural framing.
Anne

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 9:05 PM

What a view here Linda, and that is some lead into the landscape..love this one
Lillian

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 8brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2011 - 8:10 AM

Lovely landscape, the gap in the wall inviting the visitor to go through and admire...
Johanna

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Gezina
Gezina e2 Member 8Gezina vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2011 - 12:59 PM

Love the gateway view on this panoramic shot - lovely sky and super comp Linda - lovely shot Ina

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franfoto
franfoto e2 Member 7franfoto vcard England32 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2011 - 3:58 PM

I just want to walk into this lovely scene but looking at that amazing sky, must remember to take my umbrella with me.
The view from here is lovely and I really like the light and texture of the slate walls and the inviting gap beckoning me to walk in

Fran.

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sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2011 - 9:09 PM

A stunning scene beautifully captured..Lin

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Suehh
Suehh e2 Member 839 forum postsSuehh vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jul 2011 - 9:30 AM

Typical beautiful Wales - superbly captured Linda

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR e2 Member 8BarbaraR vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jul 2011 - 11:45 AM

A super view, well composed and
great stormy sky.
Well done Linda.

B.

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Glostopcat
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27 Jul 2011 - 10:01 PM

What a wonderful view Linda, a great advert for the Welsh Tourist Board

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SecRATary
SecRATary  3 Wales
31 Jul 2011 - 10:06 AM

An excellent landscape. The 'gateway / opening' visually invites you through to walk down across the fields ahead.

Cracking cloud formation too.

Cheers ...

Dave (R.A.T.S.)

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