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The sun setting spectacularly on the Wasdale Screes.

Camera:Canon EOS 5D
Lens:16-35mm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Red Screes
Username:simon butterworth simon butterworth
Uploaded:2 Nov 2007 - 7:00 PM
Tags:Lake district, Landscape / travel, Wasdale
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Cormy
Cormy  6 England
2 Nov 2007 - 7:02 PM

Wonderful,wonderful light.Really good.

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glyndwr
glyndwr  766 forum posts Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2007 - 7:03 PM

Great image.

Robert

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Nigel_95
Nigel_95 e2 Member 8259 forum postsNigel_95 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2007 - 7:04 PM

Fabulous light, colours and viewpoint Simon.

Nigel

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newy17
newy17  8273 forum posts United Kingdom
2 Nov 2007 - 7:05 PM

wow fantastic light superb composition and all beautifully captured simon..
ian

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JouŠo
JouŠo  1056 forum posts Finland
2 Nov 2007 - 7:06 PM

POTW for me!

Jouko

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norton
norton  10 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2007 - 7:06 PM

Like this,the colour and light are superb.
Well captured.........

Tony.

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Redbull
Redbull  8 Scotland
2 Nov 2007 - 7:07 PM

Been their many times, but never seen colours like this. Fantastic shot.

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martin.w
martin.w  12350 forum posts United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2007 - 7:07 PM

It was indeed, a fabulous image!

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cheesey
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2 Nov 2007 - 7:08 PM

Beautiful image. Love the light and composition.
Regards Cheesey.

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Phil_Morgan
2 Nov 2007 - 7:08 PM

Now that is some light!! Excellent capture.

Phil.

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dathersmith
2 Nov 2007 - 7:10 PM

You've captured some great light here.

Darren.

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markb2815
markb2815  7
2 Nov 2007 - 7:12 PM

Superb
Mark

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RogH
RogH  7 England
2 Nov 2007 - 7:12 PM

Great shot - great light

Roger

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Digicat
Digicat  7127 forum posts
2 Nov 2007 - 7:13 PM

oh wonderful I've been a few times but never seen these colours

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scott_jessuk
2 Nov 2007 - 7:15 PM

Excellent work Simon, what a great view and nicely captured light. Beautiful scene.

Scott

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chris-p
chris-p e2 Member 864 forum postschris-p vcard England
2 Nov 2007 - 7:16 PM

Its a smasher ....

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GillyB
GillyB e2 Member 9316 forum postsGillyB vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2007 - 7:17 PM

Pure quality Simon, must be the fastest RC ever Smile

gill

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v8dunc
v8dunc  7333 forum posts Scotland4 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2007 - 7:18 PM

Excellent light

Cheers Duncan

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Lilac
Lilac  7 England
2 Nov 2007 - 7:19 PM

Lovely
Susan

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clive burrow
clive burrow e2 Member 1071 forum postsclive burrow vcard United Kingdom
2 Nov 2007 - 7:19 PM

Lovely light and colours Simon
Clive

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simon butterworth

Gosh, thanks everyone.
I didn't post this earlier because I thought it wasn't so good!
Just shows how you get fixated on the minutiae of an image and lose the feel for the whole thing.

Simon

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japa
japa  7 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2007 - 7:26 PM

nicely taken shot

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PatrickSmith
2 Nov 2007 - 7:36 PM

LOL - If you didn't think this was good, then you must not have an eye for photography.... oh... you did take this didn't you? I know what you mean about minutiae. I almost didn't upload the one with 500+ votes!

Patrick

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Hanners
Hanners e2 Member 8875 forum postsHanners vcard Ireland10 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2007 - 7:52 PM

not bad... Smile

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Hanners e2 Member 8875 forum postsHanners vcard Ireland10 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2007 - 7:53 PM

Bloomin' marvelous

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LisaRose
LisaRose  7172 forum posts United States4 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2007 - 8:00 PM

I really love the strong gold color, f/g detail is excellent, love this.

Lisa

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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2007 - 8:19 PM

Bloody fantastic, has been on my hit list since I missed this by minutes one year. Simply superb Simon. Ron.

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stevebutler
2 Nov 2007 - 8:19 PM

I love that intense light on the hillside. It really brings out the colours. Great shot.

Steve!

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Eli_Pascall-Willis

Stunning capture Smile I'm starting to visit the lakes more,and it is definatly good to see locations I have visited (when in cloud) with such beautifull light.

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sneazy
sneazy  974 forum posts United Kingdom
2 Nov 2007 - 8:21 PM

Another wonderful capture Simon.

Mark

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mikesmith
mikesmith e2 Member 945 forum postsmikesmith vcard United Kingdom35 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2007 - 8:27 PM

Awesome light and shot Simon
Mike

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graeme34
graeme34  7 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2007 - 8:33 PM

Totally amazing lighting and composition

Graeme

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martinw
martinw  9251 forum posts England
2 Nov 2007 - 8:35 PM

Excellent shot all round.
Martin

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Chriscj
Chriscj  896 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2007 - 8:43 PM

Wow that's what you call light.


Chris

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Chant57
Chant57 e2 Member 8371 forum postsChant57 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2007 - 8:48 PM

A beautiful scene, stunning light!
C

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AidanT
AidanT  749 forum posts United Kingdom
2 Nov 2007 - 8:58 PM

Fantastic shot, walked past there a few weeks back gloriously sunny day early afternoon but sadly low cloud came across and late sunlight was not to be

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TonyFrith
TonyFrith  7 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2007 - 9:06 PM

Superb shot
Tony

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SpeedAltStar
2 Nov 2007 - 9:13 PM

Stunning!

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 968 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2007 - 9:21 PM

Tremendous colour on the scree Simon, another fantastic picture my friend, you do find some wonderful places to point the Canon at.

All the very best
Dougie

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Nickscape
Nickscape  8693 forum posts England9 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2007 - 9:40 PM

Simon you are a master, nice to see your digital shots, you get great colour and clarity out of that camera!

nick

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Cristian
Cristian  9950 forum posts1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2007 - 10:06 PM

Stunning capture.

Cristian

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kinfatric
kinfatric  9550 forum posts Scotland9 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2007 - 10:17 PM

wonderful scene and light Simon

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Steinmachine
2 Nov 2007 - 10:35 PM

Beautiful

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Dotrob
Dotrob  8 Wales
2 Nov 2007 - 11:03 PM

Fabulous.
Dot

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vulkan
vulkan  7 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2007 - 11:14 PM

This is fantastic!

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John_Horner
John_Horner e2 Member 8John_Horner vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2007 - 11:16 PM

A really cracking capture Simon. Top notch.

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BeiK
BeiK  8 Scotland
2 Nov 2007 - 11:33 PM

12 out of 10 !!
Bitte

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IanFlindt
IanFlindt e2 Member 9739 forum postsIanFlindt vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2007 - 11:33 PM

It is an amazing shot, of course, Simon, but I do wonder about the brightness on the distant mountains - whether it's perhaps a little too bright to the point where it's lost a little detail in the slopes? I don't know - I'll have to go away and sleep on it!

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franken
franken e2 Member 113027 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2007 - 9:17 AM

Stunning! I'm sure that everything else has been said!

Ken

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Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2007 - 10:10 AM

Absolutely beautiful image Simon.Worthy of the ton.
Tom.

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keith_yorkie
3 Nov 2007 - 10:28 AM

Superb....

Keith....

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toonboy
toonboy  975 forum posts United Kingdom
3 Nov 2007 - 3:21 PM

One of my favourite views Simon
A stunning capture

Regards Ken

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pmorgan
pmorgan  7217 forum posts England13 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2007 - 4:46 PM

Outstanding!

Rgds
Paul

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SueTurner
SueTurner  981 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2007 - 11:02 AM

spectacular shot - great port folio you have as well

SUE

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semerson
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4 Nov 2007 - 11:36 AM

Hi Simon, I must say, this is really a succesful shot! Fantastic low point of view gives some details to the foreground and makes the perspective very dynamic. Very good lighting and beautiful warm tones. Very nice work..

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BertC  729 forum posts Malta
4 Nov 2007 - 12:04 PM

Excellent work Simon ... your work is inspiring.
Bert

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Scott_Scot
4 Nov 2007 - 8:46 PM

Not a word I use easily but, ... WOW!

Great light and great control of some very tricky light to expose correctly!!!

Well done

Scotty

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4 Nov 2007 - 10:40 PM

Great light and the rocks meander wonderfully into the image

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glazzaro
glazzaro e2 Member 970 forum postsglazzaro vcard United States23 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2007 - 12:38 AM

Looks magical, excellent capture of light and colors, nice work Sir! Spot on! Click!!!

Greg

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thorn
thorn  9124 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2007 - 7:36 PM

Hi Simon,
Stunning lighting as it shows up the colours of the hills and the reflections on the loch.Cracking detail.Excellent work.Take care.AnnSmile

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daringdaphne
16 Nov 2007 - 11:03 PM

Stunning capture: well worth looking at the large version. Brillaint colours.


(*.*)D.

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