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Many thanks for all your comments on my last upload, very much appreciated.

Look back at some images from a trip to Scotland in 2012 and spotted this one, we were on the way home and called in at Bambrugh to see what the light would do. Which was not a lot but got some good foreground details
So thought it was worth sharing

Thanks for looking

Regards Richard

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkII
Lens:EF17-40mm f/4L USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:27 Feb 2012 - 7:43 AM
Focal Length:17mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:2.5sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:February Dawn Light
Username:Richsr Richsr
Uploaded:3 Feb 2014 - 7:17 PM
Tags:Bamburgh castle, Dawn light, Landscape / travel
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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 6279 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2014 - 7:19 PM

Beautiful composition with great colour Richard!

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43684 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2014 - 7:22 PM

Top notch imagery Richard from foreground to the distant silhouetted form of this famous Northumbrian Castle is simply stunning, beautifully composed, exposed and captured.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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phillG
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3 Feb 2014 - 7:25 PM

A beautiful scene perfectly captured.
Phil

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franken
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3 Feb 2014 - 7:27 PM

wonderful landscape.

Ken

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4740 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2014 - 7:27 PM

Cracking shot !!.....impressive quality, especially the f/g detail !!

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Nigeve1
Nigeve1 e2 Member 1920 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom95 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2014 - 7:28 PM

Wonderful image of Bamburgh Castle with great morning light and sky. Particularly good composition with good foreground interest in the rock outcrop and Inner Farne just prominent enough to balance the castle nicely, the shutter speed giving a pleasing effect on the water.
Nigel

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Tynnwrlluniau
Tynnwrlluniau e2 Member 544 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales36 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2014 - 7:32 PM

Top shot there, Richard. Superb detail in that foreground.
Alun

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England211 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2014 - 7:40 PM

Thanks for all your comments everyone, very much appreciated
Regards Richard

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here4years
here4years e2 Member 248 forum postshere4years vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2014 - 7:42 PM

Like the foreground detail and also the streak of red/orange dawn on the horizon. Nice to see a different take on a v popular subject.

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Badgerfred
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3 Feb 2014 - 7:47 PM

Beautiful well composed scene Richard,
Fred.

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mrswoolybill
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3 Feb 2014 - 7:59 PM

Those vapour trails bring the scene to life for me, they are like shooting stars. Dynamic energy and movement in the stillness.
Moira

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leontari
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3 Feb 2014 - 7:59 PM

Beautifully composed , lovely and warm Dawn colour, Richard.
Effrossini

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derekhansen
derekhansen e2 Member 6200 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom24 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2014 - 8:05 PM

The composition is excellent and you have produced an image full of atmosphere Richard.
Derek

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fazzer
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3 Feb 2014 - 8:10 PM

Beautifully moody shot Richard and excellent comp, love it
regards jeremySmile

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steviehutch
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3 Feb 2014 - 8:13 PM

wonderful image

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cheesey
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3 Feb 2014 - 8:19 PM

Beautiful image Richard. Top notch photography Smile.
cheesey.

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SlowSong
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3 Feb 2014 - 9:11 PM

Beautiful light and super detail on the rocks.
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alligatorpants
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3 Feb 2014 - 9:12 PM

Beautiful!

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martin.w
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3 Feb 2014 - 9:38 PM

Lovely work Richard Smile

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brownsilent
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3 Feb 2014 - 9:54 PM

Fantastico!
The fg is amazing, as is the sky and the castle in the distance.
Fantastic composition,
Johanna

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Greyheron
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3 Feb 2014 - 9:54 PM

Superb detail and light Richard - well worth the stop…

Mike

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IanFlindt
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3 Feb 2014 - 10:04 PM

Marvellous. At first I was a little puzzled by the light reflecting in the water immediately below the castle, and then realised that it's a reflection of a reflection from the castle itself.

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PhilT2
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3 Feb 2014 - 10:37 PM

Dramatic and atmospheric image superbly composed

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LynneJoyce
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3 Feb 2014 - 10:44 PM

A Gothic novel illustration.

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Richsr
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3 Feb 2014 - 11:08 PM

Many thanks for all your comments everyone, and special thanks to Brownsilent and Cheesey for taking the time to award one of their UA, again very much appreciated
Regards Richard

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andylea
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4 Feb 2014 - 7:15 AM

wonderful colour and light richard love the fg detail a stunner nice one Wink
andy

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4 Feb 2014 - 7:46 AM


Quote: Fantastico!
The fg is amazing, as is the sky and the castle in the distance.
Fantastic composition,
Johanna

Stunning ....great photography

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Joline
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4 Feb 2014 - 12:47 PM

Full of drama and mystery....beautiful.

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Rende
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4 Feb 2014 - 1:06 PM

Super foreground, and I love that pink strip Richard.
Regards,
Rende

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almiles
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4 Feb 2014 - 1:31 PM

Those we rocks really show up the texture and make a lovely FG piece drawing the eye around to the castle. Shame about the jet trails but it's hard to shoot there without them at that time of day.

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fentiger
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4 Feb 2014 - 2:11 PM

Beautifully atmospheric land/seascape.

Albert

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TrevBatWCC
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4 Feb 2014 - 2:53 PM

Definitely worth sharing, Richard! Smile A beautiful - and very peaceful - looking scene Wink
Trev Smile

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4 Feb 2014 - 3:52 PM

Thanks again for all your comments and also many thanks to Mex, for taking the time to award one of his UA, again very much appreciated.
Regards Richard

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Sezz
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4 Feb 2014 - 6:56 PM

Still some lovely light Richard and fine detail too!

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lifesnapper
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4 Feb 2014 - 7:00 PM

An excellent comp' Richard, and a very nice atmosphere too.

John Smile

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2014 - 3:03 PM

Quite superb Richard, a lucky and wise decision to go to the beach here, just in case.
I think I prefer this to so many of the hot sunsets we see. Lovely quality and light across the entire image.

Dougie

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WhiteRose1
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5 Feb 2014 - 8:34 PM

Limited palette with a streak of red, very effective, Richard.

Dave

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6 Feb 2014 - 9:05 AM

Fabulous land/seascape

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6 Feb 2014 - 2:45 PM

Great image Richard - some super detail in the foreground rocks.

Phil.

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6 Feb 2014 - 11:36 PM

Wow!
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