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I had to get up super-early (well, for me)!! for the drive up to Keswick.

I was intending on Photographing Blencathra when I saw this scene unfold in the other direction.

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Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Cumbrian Mountains
Username:riggwelter riggwelter
Uploaded:23 May 2008 - 11:27 AM
Tags:Cumbria, District, Field, Lake, Landscape, Landscape / travel, Mountain, Panoramic, Scenery
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rowarrior
rowarrior  64350 forum posts Scotland9 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2008 - 11:37 AM

Great view, but seems a little red, and you lose some of the mountain tops in the clouds (such a pain when everything else fits but they stubbornly refuse to move!)

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James_G
James_G  7166 forum posts5 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2008 - 11:52 AM

Beautiful panorama. I like the clouds sitting on the top of the hills - after all that's about as high as they ever get in the Lakes! Good one.

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Nickscape
Nickscape  8696 forum posts England9 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2008 - 12:14 PMConstructive Critique!This comment was flagged as constructive critique! 

I think as it is the mountains in the clouds doesnt quite work - i think you need to include slightly more sky to give then a place in the shot, at the moment it looks like there isnt enough space for them to fit properly in the shot and youve just cut them off. Colour is just about right - maybe a little red, but mostly thats because of the early morning light. I stood in pretty much the same spot 2 months ago - and these mountains were covered in a snow & hail storm - very dramatic.

Nick

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outbackjack
23 May 2008 - 12:24 PM

I love the setting and mood but to me the colours look contrived as in too vivid to be real. However remember I am an Aussie who lives in drought affected outback bush and it has been a long time since i was in the UK 'what does green look like? Smile

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riggwelter
23 May 2008 - 1:42 PM

Thanks for the comments,
the colours look fine on the printed version.

I have another version with a little more sky in the frame. I will re-visit it for a second look and perhaps darken the clouds a little.

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Dead_habits
23 May 2008 - 2:38 PM

I like the colors,brings out the contrast with the mountains in the background.
shailesh

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Roly
Roly  7 Wales
23 May 2008 - 6:57 PM

Beautiful shot and lovely colours.

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Rock
Rock e2 Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
24 May 2008 - 1:58 PM

This is a superb shot and even more so when you consider we have no control over nature and can only shoot what we see !

Rock

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User_Removed
28 May 2008 - 12:27 AM

Ok excellent image and I agree the top of the clouds do seem cut off.. but good work

Dave

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pcoopsy
pcoopsy  9 United Kingdom
12 Oct 2009 - 7:21 AM

Nice rich colours and depth to the shot.

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