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Balmaha Park, Scotland. Took this in the late afternoon as the sun was getting to that gold tint stage.

Camera:Fujifilm FinePix 2800 Zoom
Recording media:Digital
Title:Balmaha Forest
Username:deltafour deltafour
Uploaded:20 May 2005 - 5:27 AM
Tags:Landscape / travel
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geegee
geegee  1029 forum posts England
20 May 2005 - 5:42 AM

Lovely tranquil scene, so well captured.
Best wishes,
George.

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deltafour
deltafour  10
20 May 2005 - 5:44 AM

Hello George, and thank you.

Regards Stewart.

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glazzaro
glazzaro e2 Member 970 forum postsglazzaro vcard United States23 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2005 - 5:59 AM

Wel done, looks like a great stretch to walk foe birding! Wink Spot on! Click!!!!

Greg

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deltafour
deltafour  10
20 May 2005 - 6:05 AM

Hi Greg. There was lots of bird song, but did not see a single one. You'd love it.Thank you.

Stewart.

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thorn
thorn  9124 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2005 - 6:11 AM

Hi Stewart,Superb shadows on that path leading us through the park along the avenue of trees with you fantastic conifers and right at the top you've got tht glorious sky.Stunning composition.Well presented.Take care.AnnSmile
Brilliant dof,colour,shadows,lighting,exposure,texture and detail.
Are you walking the west highland way by chance?

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deltafour
deltafour  10
20 May 2005 - 6:15 AM

Hello Ann, my, what a lovely comment. No not the West Highland Way. I was visiting Balmaha, Drymen and Loch Lomond on Sunday as it was such a gorgeous day; and took lots of photographs. Thank you very much Ann.

Stewart.

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hattrick
hattrick  10 United Kingdom
20 May 2005 - 6:19 AM

Superb shot Stewart. Brings back lovely memories for us.

Geoff

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deltafour
deltafour  10
20 May 2005 - 6:23 AM

Hello geoff, it's a long time since I was out enjoying such a lovely day. I have fond memories of here. Thank you.

Stewart.

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magda_indigo
20 May 2005 - 6:32 AM

aaaahhh yes, the 'sweet' light, good comp too, love it, click (*:*)

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deltafour
deltafour  10
20 May 2005 - 6:34 AM

Thank you Magda.

Stewart.

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arnieg
arnieg  10682 forum posts England
20 May 2005 - 6:50 AM

excellent shot like the track with the shadows crossing it
arnie
add a extra write up on my ribble valley shot regards walking

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suleesia
suleesia  9176 forum posts Malaysia
20 May 2005 - 7:49 AM

excellent view!! very effective 'portrait mode' composition. nice work.

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daringdaphne
20 May 2005 - 7:54 AM

Bit like the forest at Wareham, but greatly enhanced by golden sunlight.Gives great idea at height of trees. Like the focal point, gives lovely dimension to whole. Nicely presented.

Click D.

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GillyB
GillyB e2 Member 9316 forum postsGillyB vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2005 - 8:14 AM

Lovely image!!
gill

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh  10121 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2005 - 10:07 AM

Nice composition, lovely light and shade.

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jan 1
jan 1  10 Netherlands
20 May 2005 - 10:15 AM

A reall Noted Path. Well captured, Stewart.
Jan

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deltafour
deltafour  10
20 May 2005 - 10:31 AM

Thank you Arnie, Su, Daphne, Gill, Eric and Jan. Appreciate the comments.

Stewart.

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headskiesfly
20 May 2005 - 10:38 AM

Like the way the path leads you in and the sunlight through the trees, wonderful shot Stewart.
Richard

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deltafour
deltafour  10
20 May 2005 - 10:39 AM

Hi Richard; and thank you.

Stewart.

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StrayCat
StrayCat  1014451 forum posts Canada2 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2005 - 10:59 AM

Great Stewart. Makes me want to be there, and go for a walk. Cheers.

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deltafour
deltafour  10
20 May 2005 - 11:02 AM

Hi Denny. It was a lovely walk I had. Thank you.

Stewart.

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lizziew
lizziew  9
20 May 2005 - 11:20 AM

this is a great shot the sun through the trees and the shadows, lovely image.liz

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deltafour
deltafour  10
20 May 2005 - 11:30 AM

Thank you very much Liz. Smile

Stewart.

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messhai
messhai  9 United Kingdom
20 May 2005 - 12:18 PM

Hiho Stewart!!

Hope all is well with you! Yes, am back! Hahah! Alive and kicking!

Thanks for your clicks! You've added loads more in your portfolio!! Been a busy bee...

Nice shots by the way!!

I'm just jealous of your clicks.. hahaha!

Smile Ade

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deltafour
deltafour  10
20 May 2005 - 12:20 PM

lol. Hi Ade, it's nice to see you back. Thank you. Smile

Stewart.

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Mavis
Mavis e2 Member 12143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2005 - 1:09 PM

Looks a lovely walk Stewart through the golden sunlight and shadows . x

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deltafour
deltafour  10
20 May 2005 - 1:27 PM

Hi Mavis. It was splendid. Thank you.

Stewart.

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stuartsportraits
stuartsportraits e2 Member 10197 forum postsstuartsportraits vcard Scotland
20 May 2005 - 2:41 PM

great tones and warmth to this one certainly was a good day for you, hope you are well clicked pics i like over the time ive been away matey chat soon stuart

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daviewat
daviewat  104104 forum posts Scotland
20 May 2005 - 3:08 PM

He He walked along here many a time, well captured and so true to scene.

Dave

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deltafour
deltafour  10
20 May 2005 - 3:43 PM

thank you Stuart and Dave.

Hi Stuart; very well thanks. Glad you like this one and thank you for the other votes.

Dave I wondered if I may bump into you so near to your turf Smile

Stewart.

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TonyA
TonyA  9 Spain
20 May 2005 - 4:24 PM

Lovely forest image with a good lead-in line.

Antonio

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colin
colin  9697 forum posts Scotland5 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2005 - 4:38 PM

Like the 'long walk' feel to this Stewart.
*click*
Colin

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Ceciliat
Ceciliat  9 Philippines
20 May 2005 - 6:12 PM

Beautiful capture,fantastic image and colours.
Well taken...

Cesie

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NorahF
NorahF  9
21 May 2005 - 3:21 AM

Lovely shot, makes me wnat to walk along that path, love the colours. NorahF

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deltafour
deltafour  10
21 May 2005 - 3:35 AM

Thank you Antonio, Colin, cesie and NorahF.

Stewart.

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solkku
solkku  925 forum posts
21 May 2005 - 4:32 AM

Superb shot! I like the mystical feeling about this shot and the glimpses of light reaching the ground from between the trees and branches. Clicked.

Paavo

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paul_indigo
21 May 2005 - 4:50 AM

Like the strong perspective. The golden light adds to the beauty and the I think the asymetrical composition works well too. Nicely balanced.

paul indigo
indigo2 photography

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deltafour
deltafour  10
21 May 2005 - 6:40 AM

Thank you Paavo and Paul.(Paul Have visited indigo2, shall eventually sign guest book, so much to see and read.)

Stewart.

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old timer  1055 forum posts Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2005 - 9:55 AM

Super lead in of that path, Stewart, and I like the dappled lighting.
Jim

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deltafour
deltafour  10
21 May 2005 - 5:38 PM

thank you Jim.

Stewart.

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Cat&Mouse
Cat&Mouse  10101 forum posts Russian Federation
22 May 2005 - 3:26 AM

Nice forest scene. Great using of the perspective.

Malik & Mary.

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taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2005 - 5:14 AM

Looks like a good walk and a good image!

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obz_uk
obz_uk  9 United Kingdom
22 May 2005 - 10:27 AM

A nice scene...just a pity the sky is burnt out...I like the light and shade on the path.

Howard.

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ScottRobertson
22 May 2005 - 10:47 AM

Great shot Stewart, a lovely place to visit. (As long as the weather is nice!!)

Scott

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deltafour
deltafour  10
23 May 2005 - 4:44 AM

Thank you malik & Mary, Jennifer, Howard and Scott. Thak you to all for the lovely comments and critique.

Stewart Smile

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HAPPYCAM  9 England
24 May 2005 - 3:13 AM

looks like a gorgeous place to be ♥Click

:0) Shelley

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deltafour
deltafour  10
24 May 2005 - 3:33 AM

Hi Shelley, and thank you.

Stewart.

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itinerario
itinerario  1042 forum posts Netherlands
24 May 2005 - 6:43 AM

Lovely play of light and shadow.

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deltafour
deltafour  10
24 May 2005 - 8:15 AM

Thank you Saskia.

Stewart.

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cameragirl
25 May 2005 - 12:25 AM

Wonderful shot!

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deltafour
deltafour  10
25 May 2005 - 7:38 AM

Hello, and thank you Sandy.

Stewart.

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Atlas
Atlas  10621 forum posts United Kingdom
26 May 2005 - 11:43 AM

lovely lighting and composition Stewart ☼☼☼☼☼

Rob

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deltafour  10
26 May 2005 - 4:22 PM

cheers; thanks Rob.

Stewart.

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Big_Beavis e2 Member 9Big_Beavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
28 May 2005 - 5:10 PM

Great composition and colours, lovely shadows.

David

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deltafour
deltafour  10
15 Jul 2005 - 1:43 AM

Thank you David.

Stewart.

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shutter speed
19 Jul 2005 - 1:01 PM

How did this little cracker get passed my radar lovely shot looks like a wonderful location.

Regards
Ian.

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deltafour  10
19 Jul 2005 - 2:12 PM

Thank you very much Ian Smile

Stewart.

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shania
shania  10
18 Aug 2005 - 9:28 AM

I really like the composition here. A lovely feel to it all round. "click"
John

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deltafour  10
1 Sep 2005 - 1:37 AM

Thank you very much John.

Stewart.

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highlander
highlander  1032 forum posts Scotland
13 Sep 2005 - 10:01 AM

Hello Stewart, like the way the light has penetrated the wood and the colours feature well...nice avenue like composition.
Doug.

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deltafour
deltafour  10
14 Sep 2005 - 5:03 AM

Hi Doug, and thank you.

Stewart.

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