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The last bit of twilight left at Coniston.......the light was fading very quickly, but managed to nab these two
obliging swans......lens wide open, at 1250 iso, & with a bit of 'levels' adjustment to bring out the birds.................

Thanks for all the C&C's on 'Langdale Grandeur'......glad you liked !!!!

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D
Lens:EF80-200mm f/4.5-5.6
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:24 Mar 2012 - 8:07 PM
Focal Length:170mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/80sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:1250
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Coniston Twilght (2).
Username:Niknut Niknut
Uploaded:18 Apr 2012 - 3:20 PM
Tags:Coniston, Lake district, Landscape / travel, Swans.
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Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
18 Apr 2012 - 3:22 PM

So calm and beautyful 10+++++
Cor.

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mikbee
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18 Apr 2012 - 3:27 PM

Good bit of twilight here Keith.
And I am awaiting the last part of the Twilight film to come out.
I sent the silly girl an e-mail to tell her it would never work out marrying a vampire,
and she could see all the twilights she wants when we come out of the Dockers Club,
but she must be too busy to send me a reply.
I still await with bated breath !!
Mick.

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Elsabe
Elsabe  3 Namibia
18 Apr 2012 - 3:28 PM

Beautiful!

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Len1950
Len1950 e2 Member 4Len1950 vcard England
18 Apr 2012 - 3:39 PM

I do like this, a terrific image.

Len

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Apr 2012 - 3:45 PM

WOOOOO
What fantastic capture and work,
saeid

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marktc
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18 Apr 2012 - 3:55 PM

Superb... love it. I have no critique to offer...

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gary_d
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18 Apr 2012 - 3:55 PM

Calming and peaceful, very well done. - gary

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Tynnwrlluniau
Tynnwrlluniau e2 Member 440 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales36 Constructive Critique Points
18 Apr 2012 - 4:06 PM

It's given the image a very 'painting-like' appearance. Very serene and attractive, Keith.
Alun

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RonnieAG
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18 Apr 2012 - 4:07 PM

Beautiful low light image, so calm and serene: lovely work at high ISO.
Ronnie.

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WhiteRose1
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18 Apr 2012 - 4:14 PM

Wonderful grainy effect, Keith.

Dave

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ChiliMan
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18 Apr 2012 - 4:15 PM

Such a dreamy romantic image. Incredible.

Andrew

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joolsb
joolsb  1027115 forum posts Switzerland38 Constructive Critique Points
18 Apr 2012 - 4:16 PM

Excellent stuff!

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CaroleS
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18 Apr 2012 - 4:38 PM

Lovely twilight image (never mind Mick's vampires the swans are super) - Carole

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NDODS
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18 Apr 2012 - 4:55 PM

This for me ticks all the right aesthetic boxes, simply beautiful. Well done.

Regards Nathan

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AnnChown
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18 Apr 2012 - 5:03 PM

WOW - Keith, this is amazing. I was wondering how you managed to capture these beautiful swans in such low light - so thanks for the info! You've made a cracker here! SmileSmile

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charlotte
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18 Apr 2012 - 5:15 PM

Stunning shot Keith, love it.

Charlotte

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helenlinda
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18 Apr 2012 - 5:48 PM

Lovely peaceful capture Keith.
Helen

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lifesnapper
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18 Apr 2012 - 5:59 PM

A gorgeous shot Nick, smashing!

John Smile

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mlseawell
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18 Apr 2012 - 8:34 PM

A beautiful low-light capture! Wow!

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buxton
buxton  6 England
18 Apr 2012 - 8:40 PM

Stunning shot. Grin
Martin..

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Michaela_Solway

Super stunning swan shot.. Love it. The colour tones are sublime... Lovely work

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EMJAYCEE
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18 Apr 2012 - 9:29 PM

The perfect end to the day - oh so very beautiful.
Joan.

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clintQB
clintQB  351 forum posts United Kingdom
18 Apr 2012 - 10:07 PM

beautiful

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Irishkate
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18 Apr 2012 - 10:18 PM

Love the trees, reflections and violet light.The swans were an added bonus frof/g interest.
TGrinhanks for sharing settings.
Kate

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pluckyfilly
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18 Apr 2012 - 10:18 PM

gorgeous moody mystical shot

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Suehh
Suehh  739 forum posts England6 Constructive Critique Points
18 Apr 2012 - 11:18 PM

It is nearly my bed time and this image is just so peaceful and relaxing - I am nodding off all calm now - beautiful Keith. Sue

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NeilWigan
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18 Apr 2012 - 11:29 PM

A lovely shot well shown.

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annettep38
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19 Apr 2012 - 10:35 AM

just beautiful- now if that isn't romantic I don't know

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EASTFIELD
EASTFIELD  3 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2012 - 9:06 PM

Stunning tones, just great

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jadaszek
jadaszek  2 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2012 - 10:20 PM

Wow, beautiful image! Great light and colours Smile

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jaktis
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20 Apr 2012 - 5:33 AM

A lovely mood

Peter

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AnneWorner
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20 Apr 2012 - 3:24 PM

I think this would classify as a romantic image - quite beautiful and dreamlike.

Anne

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ChristineD
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20 Apr 2012 - 4:37 PM

Fabulous, the swans stand out well from the b/g.

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Niknut
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20 Apr 2012 - 4:47 PM

Malcom (saltireblue)....many thanks indeed for your UA, I appreciate your thoughts !!!!!.Smile

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Lillian
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20 Apr 2012 - 11:38 PM

So beautifully captured
Lillian

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ourdayphotos
21 Apr 2012 - 5:01 PM

A beautiful & very unusual landscape shot.

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2012 - 9:03 AM

Really atmospheric. Great work. Paul

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Ade_Osman
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22 Apr 2012 - 5:53 PM

Dunno how I missed this????.....

Ade

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agingrocker
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26 Apr 2012 - 12:34 PM

Superb composition and tones Keith - beautiful shot
Antony

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DRicherby
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29 Apr 2012 - 6:37 PM

This has a beautiful softness to it that's entirely appropriate to the subject.

Dave.

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myhappyplaces

Wonderful. gorgeous, so peaceful... just love it!

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Humblebee
Humblebee  2 England
13 Jul 2012 - 9:32 PM

Another superb capture. There is such great depth and the twilight gives it a wonderful mystical feel ... Carol

You have a wonderful gallery and I will be back to look at is some more GrinGrinGrin

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ANNIEKERR
ANNIEKERR  3 Ireland
26 Jul 2012 - 8:53 PM

Now that's a bit special Keith, gorgeous! Kerry SmileSmileSmile

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