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Steve making the most of his new Sigma at the weekend, photographing Ullswater.

Camera:Nikon D200 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Tamron 18-200mm Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Capturing the view
Username:jdenman jdenman
Uploaded:21 Jan 2009 - 8:11 AM
Tags:Cumbria, General, Lake district, Landscape / travel, New lens, Steve_eb, Ullswater
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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2009 - 8:15 AM

Great composition John, I like how the trees frame the lake and the photographer being outside of it, capturing this scene
Johanna

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MandsH
MandsH  7 England
21 Jan 2009 - 8:18 AM

Can't blame him, such a beautiful view
Mandy

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ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom55 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2009 - 8:20 AM

Whact your step could be the title..
Another top shot....
Very well taken great light and colours...
You also now got scale with steve taking the photo in it....

Dave

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2009 - 8:26 AM

A super composition. One slip and he's in the water, giving you an even better capture! Carol

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Natzdad
Natzdad  529 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2009 - 8:27 AM

you'v captured both,nice shot .....Mick

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Hoffy
Hoffy  9212 forum posts England16 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2009 - 8:32 AM

Very nice capture and hope he did not fall in.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2009 - 8:37 AM

Great bright day
Super shot

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GrahamNobles
21 Jan 2009 - 8:43 AM

Wot, no tripod!
Graham

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challicew
challicew  6 South Africa1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2009 - 8:58 AM

Excellent.
Wonderful rich colours in this photograph!

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MickyMc
MickyMc  6 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2009 - 9:09 AM

I like the inclusion of the photographer this time.
Mavis

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photophantom
21 Jan 2009 - 9:15 AM

Very nice view John Smile

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7407 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom990 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2009 - 9:18 AM

You couldn't have asked him to pose better, just on the point of the triangle.
Good to see someone else doesn't necessarily use a tripod... Smile !
Moira

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BERTRAM
BERTRAM  6 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2009 - 9:32 AM

What a beautiful view,i like the way you usw the tree on the right as a boarder with steve on the left.Very well framed.
Dave

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andy210966
21 Jan 2009 - 9:34 AM

Great composition John! Nicely done.

I will see if I can't heft a stone into my back pack next time I am in Italy! Wink

Andy

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2009 - 9:41 AM

Excellent exposure and bags of interesting detail in foreground and at both sides (look at the excrescences on that tree!) The photo is enhanced by the huge expanse of water being broken up, presumably by the wake from a boat.
Bill

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Sylviwhalley
Sylviwhalley e2 Member 797 forum postsSylviwhalley vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2009 - 9:44 AM

Great capture, lovely composition.
Sylvia

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Grifoto
Grifoto  5 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2009 - 10:22 AM

Cracking shot John, like the lighting in the foreground and the colours !

HoPeY

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Adam_H
Adam_H  662 forum posts United Kingdom
21 Jan 2009 - 10:47 AM

Great shot, Well captured and composed.
Adam..

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2009 - 11:17 AM

Super colours here John.
Glorious light.
And would not be surprised if your next upload was Steve in the water. A rather precarious position there !!
Mick.

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Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2009 - 11:30 AM

Beautiful composition and colours; Steve is very well placed there.
Rende

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2009 - 11:49 AM

From a landscape point of view, I would have preferred it without the figure

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
21 Jan 2009 - 11:59 AM

Great captured

Peter

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DolphinLady
21 Jan 2009 - 12:26 PM

Oh my, that looks a very precarious position for Steve to be in...hope he didn't go visiting the water Wink
A very lovely image with such beautiful colours & lots of detail.
Hilary

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6228 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2009 - 12:29 PM

Lovely composition with beautiful colours - I like the inclusion of Steve as it adds interest at all levels. Glad to see others go handheld, even for landscapes Smile
Sylvia

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bunbeam
bunbeam  8 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2009 - 1:10 PM

brilliant
bunSmile

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videotec
videotec  6 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2009 - 1:23 PM

Brilliant again John--I like the angle of the bank against the water (if you know what I mean )--Regards
Pete

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Scaramanga
Scaramanga e2 Member 637 forum postsScaramanga vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2009 - 1:32 PM

Love the light on this. The lake looks pretty full.

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astyag
astyag  712 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2009 - 2:19 PM

Good angle, lovely and peaceful shot
Astyag

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Bob_V
Bob_V  6 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2009 - 4:06 PM

Such a wonderful view, so well composed and captured.
Bob

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Mynett
Mynett e2 Member 6137 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2009 - 4:09 PM

Great view, and colours in this one
Linda

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konu
konu  631 forum posts United Kingdom
21 Jan 2009 - 4:41 PM

superb panorama

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bromley-smith
21 Jan 2009 - 4:47 PM

Fantastic shot John, Tony

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kishanm14
kishanm14  5 India
21 Jan 2009 - 5:19 PM

Excellent all your landscape .

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RTDS
RTDS  5 Cyprus
21 Jan 2009 - 5:53 PM

Great capture...awsome details and colours.
Robert

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madbilly
madbilly  5 England4 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2009 - 5:57 PM

Got to ask John, do you ever take a bad shot ? Great colour and detail AGAIN. Nice one mate

regards

Bill

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2009 - 6:58 PM

Very fine composition.

Albert

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2009 - 7:38 PM

wonderful landscape shot I like the inclusion of the man on the left

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peterhookwilde
21 Jan 2009 - 8:01 PM

sneaky shot

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Stace
Stace e2 Member 6Stace vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2009 - 8:15 PM

Great image

Stace

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dorset_mum
21 Jan 2009 - 8:53 PM

Good composition, light and colour. Looks a lovely place.

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sillygirl
sillygirl  6 Sweden
21 Jan 2009 - 9:09 PM

I always find it kind of amusing to see how "we photographers" lean forward or backward, to the side, on your stomache and so on to get the best shot. Grin lol
This is a great shot.
Marie

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Roly
Roly  7 Wales
21 Jan 2009 - 9:16 PM

Nice one.

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Julesworks
21 Jan 2009 - 11:53 PM

It would be interesting to see his photo alongside your photo of him taking the photo... if you know what I mean.

Looks like an absolutely cracking day, excellent light.

Jules

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KevinWalsham
22 Jan 2009 - 7:34 AM


Quote: It would be interesting to see his photo alongside your photo of him taking the photo... if you know what I mean.

Looks like an absolutely cracking day, excellent light.

Jules

well composed

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PeelNStick
PeelNStick  10 United States4 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2009 - 11:34 AM

Well composed shot. Good landscape work.

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leginR
leginR  6 England
22 Jan 2009 - 8:56 PM

Great shot & great image
best regards Nigel

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sitan1
sitan1  6470 forum posts United Kingdom
25 Jan 2009 - 3:53 PM

Always nice to include a human element into an already fantastic scene.

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Ridgeway
Ridgeway  7222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2009 - 1:57 PM

Nicer if Steve and his butt wrent in it but aside from that,lovely shot,,,
Sorry Steve!!

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AnneWorner e2 Member 6606 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States41 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2009 - 1:47 PM


Quote: It would be interesting to see his photo alongside your photo of him taking the photo... if you know what I mean.

Looks like an absolutely cracking day, excellent light.

Jules

My thought also. A beautiful shot. I like the curving bow of the land in the comp. Very effective.
Anne

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HobbitDave
27 Jan 2009 - 6:10 PM

Great scenery, John, fine capture and colours. Pity, though, I thought Bishop Brennan might have been in this one too! Smile
Dave

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Tigress  6 Scotland
28 Jan 2009 - 9:59 PM

No offence to Dave but I love the composition without anyone it it!
Beautiful scenery ( Push him in next time... ) LOL
June

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