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Dovestone Reservoir was built in 1968 to collect water from the surrounding moorlands. The main contractor was A.E. Farr (Civil Engineers) of Westbury, Wiltshire. The proposed construction was opposed by local mill owners, who claimed the damming of the river would cut off their water supply. As a result, a tunnel was built higher up in the hillside to bypass the reservoir.

Local myth has it the reservoir is named after a collection of stones on the skyline that look like doves, along the edg

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 1100D
Lens:10-20mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:5 Jul 2014 - 2:37 PM
Focal Length:10mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/10.0
Shutter Speed:1/100sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Landscape
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Dovestone Reservoir
Username:jowilde jowilde
Uploaded:7 Jul 2014 - 10:03 PM
Tags:Dovestones, Flowers & plants, General, Landscape / travel, Reservoir, Wildlife / nature
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kaz1
kaz1  4 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2014 - 10:06 PM

So much for the eye to see ...beautiful image, Jo.

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CarolAnnLauderdale
CarolAnnLauderdale e2 Member CarolAnnLauderdale vcard United Kingdom
7 Jul 2014 - 10:30 PM

Excellent image, love this place. SmileSmileSmileSmile
Carol

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Canonshots
7 Jul 2014 - 11:14 PM

A most pleasing image. The strong lead-in lines are a particularly good feature, as is the sky, but for my taste it is yet another instance of the beauty of landscapes with water that calls for a vote.

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debu
debu  4 India
7 Jul 2014 - 11:16 PM

Super view.
debu

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jowilde
jowilde  9 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2014 - 6:14 PM

Thanks all Grin

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TyChee
TyChee e2 Member 9199 forum postsTyChee vcard United States1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2014 - 3:32 PM

Beautiful image... One suggestion. You might want to back off the sharpening a little in your processing. Most notable where the mountain tops meet the sky. Very nice composition.

Ty

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