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Thank you for all your votes and support for yesterday's BIF image and particularly to Keith (niknut) for his valued UA.

I got up to try to catch sunrise over The Roaches last Saturday but the cloud cover was too heavy for any spectacular light shows. However, the heather is so lovely at the moment that it didn't really matter and I was alone on the hillside for an hour and half with just a few hares, grouse and sheep for company watching it get light - lovely.

This is Hen Cloud with a lovely patch of light in the far distance.

Thanks for looking
Jason

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D800 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Nikon 24.0-70.0 mm f/2.8
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:16 Aug 2014 - 6:57 AM
Focal Length:24mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/14.0
Shutter Speed:1/5sec
Exposure Comp:-1.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Purple Cloud
Username:jasonrwl jasonrwl
Uploaded:23 Aug 2014 - 5:39 AM
Tags:Heather, Hen cloud, Landscape / travel, Peak district, The roaches
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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
23 Aug 2014 - 5:44 AM

Absolutely beautiful Jason !! How privileged you are !!

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bobsblues
bobsblues e2 Member 4bobsblues vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2014 - 6:31 AM

Just love heather Jason, great shot
Rob

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liarsdance
liarsdance e2 Member 119 forum postsliarsdance vcard England
23 Aug 2014 - 6:57 AM

Absolutely stunning image of a stunning phenomenon! I love it Smile

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Nigeve1
Nigeve1 e2 Member 1730 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom83 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2014 - 7:16 AM

Excellent use of the time of year with the purple Heather, beautiful Landscape image. I agree it is just superb to be out in the landscape alone at that time of day.
Nigel

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2014 - 7:32 AM

What a colourful and beautiful landscape, Jason! I just love it.

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glenalva
glenalva e2 Member 8324 forum postsglenalva vcard Scotland
23 Aug 2014 - 8:09 AM

Oh I wish I was there.........gorgeous image!!

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janlea
janlea e2 Member 2janlea vcard United Kingdom
23 Aug 2014 - 8:56 AM

An absolutely beautiful capture Jason, the heather looks stunning Smile
Jan

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2014 - 9:47 AM

Composed Upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802
by William Wordsworth

Earth has not anything to show more fair:
Dull would he be of soul who could pass by
A sight so touching in its majesty:
This City now doth, like a garment, wear
The beauty of the morning; silent, bare,
Ships, towers, domes, theatres, and temples lie
Open unto the fields, and to the sky;
All bright and glittering in the smokeless air.
Never did sun more beautifully steep
In his first splendour, valley, rock, or hill;
Ne'er saw I, never felt, a calm so deep!
The river glideth at his own sweet will:
Dear God! the very houses seem asleep;
And all that mighty heart is lying still!

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2014 - 9:49 AM

Although far from Westminster Bridge the words came to me when I looked at this
stunning image Ryan. The heather clad hills look majestic to me and I'm sure your feelings echoed
those of William Wordsworth.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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CarolAnnLauderdale
CarolAnnLauderdale e2 Member CarolAnnLauderdale vcard United Kingdom
23 Aug 2014 - 10:21 AM

What a beautiful place to watch the sunrise and be so close to nature. The view is magnificent and the heather is stunning. SmileSmileSmile
Carol

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fazzer
fazzer e2 Member 534 forum postsfazzer vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2014 - 1:05 PM

Wow that's a beauty Jason ..the colours are beautiful and very natural and that touch of light hitting the distant trees and fields makes this very special , love it
Regards Smile

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2014 - 1:55 PM

A beautiful composition Jason!

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4588 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom62 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2014 - 4:17 PM

Gorgeous shot !!........amazing heather cover, with lovely colour !!

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 43907 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway25 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2014 - 4:32 PM

Jason up with the lark, and then has the company of a grouse. Was it a well-known grouse? A Famous one?Wink And a hare - of the dog? As for the sheep, well...WinkBlush OK, I'll give you the benefit of the doubt and presume it was Sheep Dip, a great whisky.

Marvellous expanse of heather, Jason, what a sight it must be.

Malc

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2014 - 5:59 PM

Where ever this place is, whatever is growing there-- it is absolutely stunning-- What a great landscape!

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2014 - 9:08 PM

Beautiful Jason.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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jacqs
jacqs e2 Member 3jacqs vcard United Kingdom
24 Aug 2014 - 8:59 AM

Wow, just wow. We have some stunning countryside. Thanks for sharing a great view.

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Kenfromsot
Kenfromsot e2 Member 657 forum postsKenfromsot vcard United Kingdom
24 Aug 2014 - 7:00 PM

Super image Jason. Wonderful colours.

Ken

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