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First thanks to all the messages recently and the support.

I've not been out with the camera for over 2 months for various reasons.

Well I've got the buzz back - but will still only be popping in on EPZ occasionally as priorities change (and i want to keep my photography fresh).

Right now to yesterday

This was the first time out in 2 months - together with a new camera, which I'm still getting used to (this was just the 12th time I'd pressed the shutter), and my cheap eBay cable releases failed (also didn't work on the D300).

A big thanks to Mike for yesterday a highly enjoyable day and thanks for the loan of the lens (not the one used here) and the, aahmmm filter (more of that on another date).

To say I'm impressed with the camera is an understatement.

ISO 200
F16
8 Secs

Camera:Nikon D700 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Sigma 24-70 f2.8
Recording media:RAW
Title:Malham Mornings
Username:Nick_w Nick_w
Uploaded:14 Mar 2010 - 5:43 PM
Tags:General, Landscape / travel, Limestone pavement, Malham, Yorkshire dales
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User_Removed
14 Mar 2010 - 5:49 PM

stunner Nick, a beautiful landscape indeed

rgds
Dave

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LesF
LesF Plus Member 8179 forum postsLesF vcard 9 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2010 - 5:59 PM

So that's where you got to then, the secret tree eh, so the new box thingy works ok then Nick, sorry I couldn't make it but hopefully next time.
Just looked large, I like the low angle and the detail the limestone is impressive.

LesF

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mrswoolybill Critique Team 8690 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1194 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2010 - 6:15 PM

Composition, light, textures, creative use of format - ticks so many boxes. Great to see you active again - I think this winter has been particularly destructive of creative impulses, for a lot of us. Hopefully spring is waking us up again.
Moira

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Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2010 - 6:18 PM

Like your POV and the details in the foreground are great. Good hues in that sky too.
Regards Richard

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Beautiful image !

Chris

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dathersmith
14 Mar 2010 - 6:34 PM

A fine image Nick. Good to see you back and congrats on the new toy.

Darren.

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martinl Plus Member 11258 forum postsmartinl vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2010 - 6:42 PM

A fine start with your new box of tricks!
Smile

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lianna
lianna  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2010 - 6:52 PM

a stunning capture x x

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Nick_w
Nick_w  84132 forum posts England99 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2010 - 7:28 PM

Thanks everyone.

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2010 - 7:28 PM

Stunning stuff, Nick, gorgeous lighting and beautiful detail and textures in the foreground limestone.
TrevB Smile

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johncob  5 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2010 - 7:41 PM

Great composition

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MikeH
MikeH  10217 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2010 - 7:44 PM

Not bad for a cheap camera! lol Great tonal range in this Nick, some lovely detail in the grasses,
Mike

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martin.w Plus Member 13373 forum postsmartin.w vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2010 - 7:45 PM

LOL at Mike...have to agree with hin though Smile

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Trout_Man  6 Wales30 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2010 - 7:50 PM

Excellent composition with good detail and colour Smile Geoff.

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Sezz Plus Member 10617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2010 - 9:43 PM

Beautiful detail, light, colours and comp' has it all - Excellent work Nick!

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Nick_w
Nick_w  84132 forum posts England99 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2010 - 10:55 PM

Thanks again, just had Sunday night syndrome exceptionally slow Internet connection so couldn't get online.

Quite pleased how this has been received. I know its not original just wanted to give the camera a run out somewhere where I could get intricate FG detail to check out the sharpness of my existing lenses.

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sut68  112014 forum posts England76 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2010 - 11:26 PM

Nearly ended up here ourselves, but instead we went a little further north. This shot looks well, lovely graduated colours. My attempts with the 'ahem' ... new filter came out quite nice too Grin

Shot looks well Nick, glad you got your Mojo back. Hope you are enjoying the new box.

Paul

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DiegoDesigns
15 Mar 2010 - 9:09 AM

A beautifully rendered image, glad you like the new Nikon - I'm delighted with mine... Dave

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andy_AHG  6106 forum posts United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2010 - 1:05 PM

Hi Nick - a new D700 eh, lovely stuff! A real beauty Nick and well deserving of the HC. Hope to see you out there soon.

Andy

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15 Mar 2010 - 2:34 PM

Magic Nick,a beauty and hope you have fun with the new toy.
Tom.

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Nick_w  84132 forum posts England99 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2010 - 3:25 PM

Just logged on, and am pleasantly surprised with the award, thanks Pete Smile

thanks for all your comments and yes I'm happy with the new box of tricks

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15 Mar 2010 - 9:54 PM

superb image.
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StevenPrice
16 Mar 2010 - 8:22 AM

stunning work Nick congrats on the new Camera & the HC well deserved.

Steve

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16 Mar 2010 - 3:03 PM

great shot...
akif

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jken  81672 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2010 - 11:03 AM

Cracking shot, Sigma 24-70 eh, might have look along that track myself.

jken

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chase Critique Team 91118 forum posts England242 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2010 - 6:10 PM

Nice to see you around Nick...well done here Smile
Nice new toy !

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