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Looking almost into the sun with this one, I really liked the shape of the tree and light in the mountains.

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Title:Towards Glenridding
Username:jdenman jdenman
Uploaded:19 Jan 2009 - 7:33 AM
Tags:Boathouse, General, Glenridding, Lake district, Landscape / travel, Steve_eb, Sunshine for a change, Ullswater
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Buffalo_Tom
Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2009 - 7:38 AM

Like how you have framed the light within the trunk and branches.Well seen John.
Tom.

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vickyal
vickyal  6 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2009 - 7:40 AM

Great shot, I like the almost heart shape of the tree.
Well spotted.
Vicky

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2009 - 7:43 AM

From the thunbnail it looked like an avalanche
Great picture

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bliba
bliba  9 Austria2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2009 - 8:05 AM

very well seen

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8529 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1094 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2009 - 8:06 AM

Enter the dragon! That tree is alive, menacing, about to pounce.
Moira

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fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2009 - 8:11 AM

Powerful composition here John which I am sure will work really well in mono.

Albert

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Mynett
Mynett e2 Member 6142 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2009 - 8:14 AM

Nice picture John, how was it up at the lakes, I thought you would be posting some of the shots from today.
Linda

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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2009 - 8:17 AM

Natural arch, John. Ron.

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photophantom
19 Jan 2009 - 8:22 AM

great composition John

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
19 Jan 2009 - 8:22 AM

A great bended tree

Peter

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8147 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2009 - 8:31 AM

Very well composed, John. Carol

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Skye24Blue
19 Jan 2009 - 8:31 AM

Very beautiful and fantastically composed. Great shot, John.
Mac

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2009 - 8:41 AM

Dark 'n spooky,
Johanna

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ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2009 - 8:51 AM

Another top shot I do like the way you used the tree ...

Dave

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BERTRAM
BERTRAM  6 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2009 - 8:56 AM

Great shot,well taken.
Dave

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2009 - 9:02 AM

stunning shot

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georg
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19 Jan 2009 - 9:10 AM

Lovely.

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videotec
videotec  6 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2009 - 9:25 AM

Excellent John--the tree looks almost like-half of a heart to me--"what d'ya think?
Pete

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2009 - 9:32 AM

Well spotted and taken

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Techno
Techno  61009 forum posts England8 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2009 - 9:33 AM

This is my kind of compostion, lovely shot beautifully framed..

Mal

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hellsbells8868
19 Jan 2009 - 9:39 AM

Fabulous composition, the tree is just amazing...

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Hoffy
Hoffy e2 Member 10257 forum postsHoffy vcard England16 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2009 - 9:46 AM

Good moody shot, nice use of tree.

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Sylviwhalley
Sylviwhalley e2 Member 798 forum postsSylviwhalley vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2009 - 10:06 AM

Beautiful composition, love the tree framing the view.
Sylvia

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Dimitre_P
Dimitre_P  6 Bulgaria
19 Jan 2009 - 10:09 AM

Great comp..fantatsic photo...

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MickyMc
MickyMc  7 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2009 - 10:18 AM

The tree makes a great frame leading my eye into the distant beauty.
Mavis

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dianah
dianah  824474 forum posts United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2009 - 11:13 AM

A fabulous shape to this tree..well spotted. Glenridding is wonderful..we stayed there by the lake and just love it. Thank you for this.
Di

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2009 - 11:30 AM

Superb and superbly moody. That tree is almost a giant question mark, reversed; I like the way its shape is partially filled out by the posts in the water, and even the twigs contribute.
Bill

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10497 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2009 - 11:37 AM

I think the tree is broken hearted.A good find john and and you used it well to enhance the image.
danny

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MandsH
MandsH  7 England
19 Jan 2009 - 1:17 PM

Tree is a great shape
mandy

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LesF
LesF  8178 forum posts8 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2009 - 1:17 PM

Nicely framed

LesF

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Rock
Rock e2 Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2009 - 1:21 PM

A teriffic shot and so very well presented.

Rock

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nickyv32
nickyv32 e2 Member 7135 forum postsnickyv32 vcard England
19 Jan 2009 - 1:23 PM

Beautiful shot, lovely light, great shot throught the tree.

Nicky

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KangaGal
KangaGal  664 forum posts Australia
19 Jan 2009 - 1:26 PM

Really different and interesting pov. Well spotted and very well captured.
Jenny

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Adam_H
Adam_H  662 forum posts United Kingdom
19 Jan 2009 - 2:23 PM

Great image i like the near heart shape tree & the light and mist in the distance.
Regards Adam..

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Scaramanga
Scaramanga e2 Member 737 forum postsScaramanga vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2009 - 2:55 PM

Interesting composition.

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Bob_V
Bob_V  7 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2009 - 2:56 PM

What a fantastic composition John, so well done.
Bob

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Grifoto
Grifoto  6 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2009 - 3:06 PM

Excellent shot John, great use of the light.

HoPeY

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6261 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2009 - 3:13 PM

Lovely tranquil atmosphere and subtle light. Very well composed leading the eye through the framing of the tree to the lovely skyscape in the distance.
Sylvia

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64838 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2009 - 3:19 PM

Excellent, moody shot. Great natural frame.
Chris

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imagio
imagio  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2009 - 4:18 PM

Graet framing and like the silhoutte effect.

Bernie

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Gezina
Gezina  8 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2009 - 4:28 PM


Quote: Good moody shot, nice use of tree.

Can't agree more Ina

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Ayelet_A
Ayelet_A  6 Israel3 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2009 - 5:08 PM

Not your usual landscape shot, but I really like it. The crop is fantastic using the tree as a frame and the light is very atmospheric.
It seems as tough the tree is in the shape of a heart (an incomplete one).
Ayelet

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DJLphoto
DJLphoto  6 England6 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2009 - 5:56 PM

Great use of the tree as a frame John
a great image overall but I think maybe a touch underexposed??....maybe cloning the branch out the middle of the image to give a straight through viewpoint???.....it could just be me like Smile

Darryl

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2009 - 6:03 PM

Good framing

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TelStar
TelStar  9116 forum posts United Kingdom
19 Jan 2009 - 7:10 PM

The lovely light and mood is beautifully reinforced by the great natural framing.

Tel*

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8319 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2009 - 7:30 PM

well composed shot

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Hebe
Hebe  7 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2009 - 7:51 PM

Interesting shapes in this super composition.

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norton
norton  11 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2009 - 8:01 PM

Great shot John,like how you've framed the shot with the tree,well captured..................

Tony.

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Anjantoo
Anjantoo  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2009 - 8:12 PM

Beautiful capture, the tree almost frames the picture, works so well!
Jann
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ge22y
ge22y  6115 forum posts Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2009 - 8:33 PM

Love the framing with the tree trunk.

Gez

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peterhookwilde
19 Jan 2009 - 8:38 PM

nice shape of the tree well spotted

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casson
casson  8 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2009 - 8:39 PM

Nicely framed
john

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dorset_mum
19 Jan 2009 - 8:41 PM

Great shot, lovely composition.

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19 Jan 2009 - 9:19 PM

So much interest throughout the shot, John.

David

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bunbeam
bunbeam  9 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2009 - 10:21 PM

well captured, love the shape of the tree, half a heart
bunSmile

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Julesworks
19 Jan 2009 - 10:32 PM

An excellent composition, I too love the tree shape and the light captured in the photo.
Jules

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19 Jan 2009 - 10:39 PM

A Lovely natural frame and tree shape and form and a beautiful image.
Pauline.

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bromley-smith
19 Jan 2009 - 11:08 PM

Fantastic shot, Tony

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challicew
challicew  6 South Africa1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2009 - 6:23 AM

Oh gosh, this is beautiful...a superb composition!

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kaybee
kaybee  103952 forum posts Scotland24 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2009 - 10:14 AM

Great tree .......... looks like half a heart

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Phil_Restan
20 Jan 2009 - 2:20 PM

Have to say when I first saw this I thought it couldn't work but you have used the tree to good effect.

Really well done

Regds
Phil

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helenlinda
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20 Jan 2009 - 5:50 PM

That sure is one superb tree!!
It does remind me of half a heart and its a shape I've seen on a necklace before too.
I love the way you have caught the light in the "frame"
Helen

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steve_eb
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20 Jan 2009 - 9:31 PM

Love this one as well John....Steve 90 for you here & deserved

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20 Jan 2009 - 11:55 PM

Top shot - great framing by the tree.........Bill

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AnneWorner e2 Member 7618 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States43 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2009 - 2:23 AM

Unusual and very effective framing.
Anne

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koka
koka  6 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2009 - 8:21 AM

your heart shaped tree again - love this shot - great capture Katie

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konu
konu  631 forum posts United Kingdom
21 Jan 2009 - 4:42 PM

a masterpiece

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sillygirl
sillygirl  6 Sweden
21 Jan 2009 - 9:06 PM

Smile i kind of "fell in love" with this shot as soon as i saw it. Natures own art... Its so baeutiful this shot, i hope you dont mind if i "steal it" and use it as a wallpaper on my pc
Marie

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doryram  6 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2009 - 8:37 PM

Love the use of the tree for composition, great image, Rod

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CherryMartin
24 Jan 2009 - 5:54 AM

this shot is fantastic.

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