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On the rugged coast of Cornwall

My visit there with Jernni And Bob, we enjoyed the beauty of here so much
and went back for a second visit on this windy day.. climbing down was rather dangerous
but Bob and I did as we wanted this shot!! I have tried to find this mine for over 10 years!!
we must have visited 90% of all the mines and stones while there...perfect holiday

V2 another view of just the one...remember hand held and I am not a landscape photographer
but will give anything a try!
Last evening no electricity again! so off to bed so early

Lillian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF28-105mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:17 Oct 2013 - 2:04 PM
Focal Length:60mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.2
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Botallack Mine
Username:Lillian Lillian
Uploaded:4 Nov 2013 - 7:55 AM
Tags:Botallack Mine, Cornwall, Landscape / travel, Rugged, Seascape, Tin mine
Votes:Voting Disabled
Views:207
Unique Views:82
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

Comments

Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
4 Nov 2013 - 8:05 AM

Excellent compositions Lillian, lovely light and detail,
Fred.

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2013 - 8:05 AM

Not a landscape photographer, Lillian??? Well, you are now.
A very well composed image of these old tin mine buildings on the cliffs, ands of the two versions, V 1 appeals the more to me.
R.

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk Plus Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2013 - 8:12 AM

beautifully done

Mollycat
Mollycat Plus Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2013 - 8:15 AM

Beautiful capture of this wild landscape. Peter.

ugly
ugly Plus Member 7ugly vcard United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2013 - 8:22 AM

A very nice capture..

Dave

morpheus1955
4 Nov 2013 - 8:25 AM

Two superb shots Lillian, great light and composition, love them both

Hugh

capto
capto Plus Member 32341 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2013 - 8:26 AM

Vertigo inducing images, I hope you had safety harness.WinkSmile

ivor

NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44026 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom110 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2013 - 8:46 AM

A quite famous Cornish Landmark and one which I have photographed myself on many occasions. Superb clarity and interest throughout Lillian.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2013 - 8:49 AM

A real Cornish classic, Lillian!
Two excellent images.

Richard

barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2013 - 8:55 AM

gosh ... imagine working there every day
how wonderful

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2013 - 8:58 AM

Two fine shots Lillian. I find V2 particularly appealing.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2013 - 9:05 AM

An amaxzing setting for a tin mine, Lillian, and what a wonderful coastline, two excellent captures. Carol

ddolfelin
ddolfelin Plus Member 371 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2013 - 9:08 AM

One of the more famous Mines.
Great shot - beautifully lit, Lillian.

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2013 - 9:13 AM

Two brilliant coastal images Lillian. Tin mining was a hazardous occupation!
Joan.

sut68
sut68  112014 forum posts England76 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2013 - 9:29 AM

You did well Lillian, getting to this vantage point is treacherous at the best of times, in windy conditions even more so Smile

Glad you found it.

Paul

Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts Plus Member 3Lynniesefforts vcard Australia
4 Nov 2013 - 9:33 AM

Wonderfully captured Lillian, looks like rugged terrain...you are more energetic that I let me just say GrinGrin

Lynette GrinGrin

HarrietH
HarrietH Plus Member 4276 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
4 Nov 2013 - 9:40 AM

An excellent capture.

Harriet

Danny1970
Danny1970 Plus Member 252 forum postsDanny1970 vcard United Kingdom
4 Nov 2013 - 9:44 AM

I like the composition and there's a lovely contrast between the rugged rocks and the sea...a beautifuly scene!

DannySmile

Caziwinkles
4 Nov 2013 - 10:31 AM

Two amazing landscape images were Lillian - the rugges coastline being battered by the sea is fantastic to witness. Smile

Carol

Sylviwhalley
Sylviwhalley Plus Member 8101 forum postsSylviwhalley vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2013 - 11:15 AM

Great captures.
Sylvia

achieverswales
4 Nov 2013 - 11:25 AM

Stunning landscape Lillian, can you imagine the hardship just to get the building materials there.

Regards

Trev.

Fred263
Fred263 Plus Member 3Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
4 Nov 2013 - 11:38 AM

Stunning images. Beautifully captured. V1 is my favourite, Lillian.
Fred

lynks
lynks  7 England
4 Nov 2013 - 11:55 AM

V 2 for me.WinkWinkWinkWinkWink

ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2271 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2013 - 12:35 PM

That is one rugged terrain....superb captures Lillian

taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2013 - 12:58 PM

I am very drawn to places like this-- wonderful images!

JuBarney
JuBarney Plus Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2013 - 1:36 PM

Two beautiful shots & glad you found it.
Ju

Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2013 - 1:58 PM

Two lovely images. You have to wonder at how difficult it must have been to build on such rugged rock and how they got the materials down.

widtink
widtink  2406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2013 - 2:42 PM

Wow Lillian .............fantastic work Smile

Rod

ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2013 - 2:42 PM

For someone who's not a landscape photographer you've got two really cracking images here, Lillian. Handheld too.

And very brave of you to do the climb down! Goodness...

Andrew

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise Plus Member 3421 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2013 - 3:28 PM

V2 for me Lillian. Beautiful. I petrified of water but the sea and crashing waves captivates me.
Kathryn

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2013 - 3:43 PM

Great captures LillianSmile


Cliff

christinecilia
christinecilia Plus Member 3christinecilia vcard England
4 Nov 2013 - 4:05 PM

great shot like they waves and are they tin mines. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2013 - 4:14 PM

A rocky and rugged coastline Lillian,
but that is Cornwall for you !!
Good shots.
Mick.

sawsengee
sawsengee  86 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2013 - 4:18 PM

a stunning coastline & viewpoint captured Smile

Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom80 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2013 - 4:22 PM

The scenery looks so appealing - two lovely landscapes Lillian with slight preference for V2.
Kate:GrinGrinGrin

Brian65
Brian65 Plus Member 6Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
4 Nov 2013 - 4:34 PM

Top notch images Lillian, love V2.
Brian

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2013 - 5:07 PM

Two fine portrait format land/seascapes with excellent wave action.

Last Modified By LynneJoyce at 4 Nov 2013 - 5:07 PM
lifesnapper
lifesnapper Plus Member 9lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2013 - 5:43 PM

Love them both Lillian, but V2 really does it for me.

John Smile

EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
4 Nov 2013 - 6:21 PM

Two lovely imagesSmile

Eileen

tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96342 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2013 - 6:38 PM

V2 for me Lillian
Wonderful touches of light and a moody sea

Adrian

SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2013 - 7:27 PM

Looks very remote.

abeeror2
abeeror2  2 Spain
4 Nov 2013 - 8:03 PM

Fantastic work!

bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91975 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2013 - 8:26 PM

It's a wonderful seascape Lillian - great clarity and colour in the cliff faces. I like the sea fading into the sky too. Excellent.
Brian.

Holmewood
Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
4 Nov 2013 - 8:45 PM

Brilliant shots Lillian. Cathy

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis Plus Member 2GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2013 - 8:51 PM

Excellent captures of a beautiful scenery!
George

fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2013 - 7:33 AM


Quote: Excellent captures of a beautiful scenery!
George

I agree.

Albert

AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2013 - 8:43 AM

Glad you found this mine Lillian - two very well taken images. I have a slight preference for v1.

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2013 - 6:01 PM

Two wonderful coastal landscapes Lillian, it was well worth clambering around on the cliffs risking life and limb to capture these! Not a landscape photographer eh? Pull the other one!Grin

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