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During a trip to the Lake district over half term the only day of good weather was the afternoon I arrived. I wanted to get a different view so I took this one with the Old Man of Coniston taking its rightful, if distant, place on the top rh third Grin
Alun

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkII
Lens:EF16-35mm f/2.8L II USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:27 Oct 2012 - 2:00 PM
Focal Length:16mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/19.0
Shutter Speed:0.5sec
Exposure Comp:-1/2
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Manual
Title:The Old Man of Coniston
Username:Tynnwrlluniau Tynnwrlluniau
Uploaded:10 Nov 2012 - 5:02 PM
Tags:Cumbria, Lake district, Landscape / travel, Old man of coniston, Tarn
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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2012 - 5:13 PM

wonderful reflection and intense autumn colours

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51258 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England142 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2012 - 5:19 PM

The dried reeds give that bit extra to the water and reflection, Alun, and the colours contrast beautifully.

Dave

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AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2012 - 5:20 PM

Fabulous image! I love the autumnal colours and those reflections!
Ann

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5147 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2012 - 5:37 PM

Beautifully composed, Alun, the sunlit reeds making an excellent f/g feature and the calm water's allowing crisp reflections.
Ronnie.

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Bonico
Bonico  5 Romania
10 Nov 2012 - 5:40 PM

Like it.
Bogdan

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teepee
teepee  12785 forum posts England
10 Nov 2012 - 6:03 PM

great image..

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 Plus Member 735 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2012 - 6:18 PM

Tranquil scene, well composed shot with excellent fg interest Alun.
regards
Yung

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Buffalo_Tom Plus Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2012 - 6:18 PM

Nicely composed Alun.
Tom.

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tezquirk
tezquirk  327 forum posts United Kingdom
10 Nov 2012 - 6:30 PM

Fine capture , Well done . Smile

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andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2012 - 7:05 PM

really like the comp on this alun brilliant light and colour a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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Scottishlandscapes Plus Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2012 - 9:07 PM

A simple image but the reflection and the fg grasses lifts the image well beyond the ordinary.

Dougie

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Niknut Plus Member 5913 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
11 Nov 2012 - 5:22 PM

Gorgeous shot !!!....beautifully balanced composition, with a great reflection on that calm water....1st class !!!

Looks like 'Wise Een Tarn' maybe ??

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Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
11 Nov 2012 - 9:14 PM

Excellent image Alun
Regards Richard

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geffers7 Plus Member 437 forum postsgeffers7 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2012 - 10:11 AM

Nice composition Alun from one of my favourite places - Kelly Hall Tarn I think?
Geoff

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JohnParminter
12 Nov 2012 - 11:02 AM

Kelly Hall Tarn Alun, every man and his dog has taken photos of the Old Man from here....................


...nice though...

Wink

JP

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Tynnwrlluniau
Tynnwrlluniau Plus Member 548 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales36 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2012 - 4:33 PM

Yep. Rumbled by Geoff and John. First time there for me though Grin
Alun

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CraigWalker
17 Nov 2012 - 3:51 PM

Beautiful capture Alun!

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