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Out again with Mike, Les and John for the second time in two days, but at a completely different area. Lucky enough to combine finding two climbers at the top of the Pinnacle with some superb light. What more can you ask Smile

Camera:Canon EOS 5D
Lens:Canon 17-40L
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Pinnacle Ascent
Username:martin.w martin.w
Uploaded:5 Aug 2008 - 1:33 PM
Tags:Climbers, Curbar, Derbyshire, Landscape / travel, Peak district, Portraits / people, Sports / action
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natstravers
5 Aug 2008 - 1:38 PM

excellent image..

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Lexical
Lexical  7 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2008 - 1:41 PM

Brilliant Shot
Phil.

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danielwaters
5 Aug 2008 - 1:45 PM

Lovely view - good sense of depth and space and the light is tip top.

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sut68
sut68  101994 forum posts England76 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2008 - 1:46 PM

You said you were pretty sure that you had some great shots from last night ... where was the doubt??? This is a stunner mate, cracking shot.

Paul

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newty1
newty1  8 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2008 - 1:48 PM

love the golden tones, lovely image
Andy

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MrsS
MrsS  74527 forum posts England18 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2008 - 1:49 PM

Agree with the Boss, Stunning! Smile

Fran x

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Chriscj
Chriscj  896 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2008 - 1:50 PM

As Paul said a stunner.


Chris

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Moj_o
Moj_o  6 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2008 - 2:14 PM

Wonderful shot Smile

Betty

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bombebit
bombebit  6 Denmark
5 Aug 2008 - 2:19 PM

stunning light...

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Hugeknot
Hugeknot  91212 forum posts Iceland2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2008 - 2:21 PM

Awsome shot, great light and detail!

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richardwheel
5 Aug 2008 - 2:56 PM

I wish I'd gone out last night! hope it gets your long awaited landscape EC that you deserve

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MikeH
MikeH  9217 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2008 - 2:57 PM

A living landscape, well captured Martin, it was a cracking evening,

Mike

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BERTRAM
BERTRAM  6 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2008 - 3:17 PM

That is excellent.Very well taken.
Dave

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JouŠo
JouŠo  1056 forum posts Finland
5 Aug 2008 - 3:23 PM

grand image/view, Martin!

Jouko

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2008 - 3:24 PM

Like the details and lighting in this Martin - well captured.
Regards Richard.

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chris-p
chris-p e2 Member 864 forum postschris-p vcard England
5 Aug 2008 - 3:30 PM

Spectacular image...well done Martin

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LesF
LesF e2 Member 7175 forum postsLesF vcard 8 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2008 - 3:32 PM

A belter Martin bet your glad we suggesred Curbar on Sunday to you. Think there could be a couple more of these gents coming soon ?

LesF

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challicew
challicew  6 South Africa1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2008 - 3:37 PM

A really superb landscape!

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pmorgan
pmorgan  7217 forum posts England13 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2008 - 3:42 PM

Simply stunning Martin!

Rgds
Paul

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ATHERTON
ATHERTON  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2008 - 3:50 PM

wicked image
kev

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TelStar
TelStar  9116 forum posts United Kingdom
5 Aug 2008 - 3:55 PM

Mouth gaping; marvellous.

Tel*

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cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2008 - 4:04 PM

nice light, like the view

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SamGillespie
5 Aug 2008 - 4:08 PM

Stunning scene. Love the light in the distance.
Sam

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ringyneck
ringyneck  7304 forum posts United Kingdom18 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2008 - 4:17 PM

Stunning light and atmostphere to die for....incidently is that right that someone fell off here on Sunday ?

Anyway this is briliant.....would have got an award but got none left.

Keith

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RobD  725 forum posts United Kingdom
5 Aug 2008 - 4:46 PM

The light makes for a really dramatic shot - well done on this
Rob

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jdenman
jdenman  6 Spain5 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2008 - 4:52 PM

This is a stunning shot !
John

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newy17
newy17  8273 forum posts United Kingdom
5 Aug 2008 - 5:16 PM

Simply Breathtaking Martin so Beautifully captured.
ian

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jogafoto
jogafoto  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2008 - 5:27 PM

Now I'm cursing spending so long with that emperor moth caterpillar :Ŧ(

Fabulous backdrop and great capture. My only (minor) nit is that from this angle one can't appreciate the height of the pinnacle. I suspect Messrs. Forrest and Hart will be posting soon too, just to rub it in that I missed the shot :Ŧ(

Well done

John

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PeterLaw  6 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2008 - 6:23 PM

A realy great shot, well captured
PeterLaw

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martin.w
martin.w e2 Member 12352 forum postsmartin.w vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2008 - 6:33 PM

Well pleased with the reception for this one!!

First of all many thanks Rich, an award from a fellow landscaper is more than enough for me Smile

I agree John, though both Mike and Les were hogging the best areas to show the height, though I only uploaded one showing the Pinnacle from the side a few days ago. The light from my position though was to good to miss!!

Very many thanks folks Smile

Martin

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MalcolmS e2 Member 91067 forum postsMalcolmS vcard England13 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2008 - 7:18 PM

Great light Martin, the climbers put it all in context

Malcolm

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wamp
wamp  8276 forum posts England8 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2008 - 7:34 PM


Quote: What more can you ask

Not much more! lol. Great view Martin and as you say the light looks superb - very nicely done

Sean

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LeighRebecca
5 Aug 2008 - 7:39 PM

Great light. Great shot.

Leigh

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NikkiW
NikkiW  733 forum posts United Kingdom
5 Aug 2008 - 8:20 PM

awesome.....
nikki

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Footsore
Footsore  6 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2008 - 9:06 PM

Another fine shot of this spot.

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viscostatic
5 Aug 2008 - 9:51 PM

Great lighting, and the climbers make an excellent focal point.

Phil.

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Nigel_95
Nigel_95 e2 Member 8260 forum postsNigel_95 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2008 - 10:26 PM

Stunning shot Martin.

Nigel

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Sezz
Sezz e2 Member 9617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2008 - 12:05 AM

Excellent photography!

Sarah

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martinl
martinl e2 Member 10249 forum postsmartinl vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2008 - 10:34 PM

Now that's light!!

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martin.w
martin.w e2 Member 12352 forum postsmartin.w vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
18 Aug 2008 - 8:22 PM

Thanks for your award Tel Smile

Many thanks again to all for looking in Smile

Martin

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Tracey_McGovern e2 Member 6Tracey_McGovern vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jan 2009 - 10:49 PM

Stunning image, very dramatic with lots of detail in the sky and what an amazing view. Tracey

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