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Brand:Panasonic
Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:12 Oct 2011 - 7:29 AM
Focal Length:10.7mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.0
Aperture:f/4.0
Shutter Speed:1/60sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:80
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Castlerigg Stone Circle
Username:whatriveristhis whatriveristhis
Uploaded:7 Apr 2014 - 7:35 AM
Tags:Black & white, Lake district, Landscape / travel
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Votes:29
Voters:NDODS · GillyB · peekay2001 · RobertTurley · mrswoolybill · woolybill1 · Griff2012 · lblythe · cats_123 · jadus · Nigeve1 · Mollycat · TanyaH · DicksPics · mlseawell · marktc · Joline · Daisymaye · MalcolmM · bluesandtwos · mommablue · Desb · saltireblue · doverpic · Nikonuser1 · WhiteRose1 · Irishkate · iosatel · Rende ·
Views:127
Unique Views:64

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43684 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2014 - 7:39 AM

A beautifully eerie and haunting composition which works so very well in your chosen format.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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peekay2001
7 Apr 2014 - 8:06 AM

rugged, silence, solitude..
i love the light and a feeling like 'hovering over' or 'looming large'.. even stones are vulnerable to time..

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8581 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1126 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2014 - 8:24 AM

Watching. Waiting. I don't want to be around when they decide it's time to act.
Moira

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woolybill1
woolybill1 Plus Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2014 - 8:36 AM

The mist encroaching in the background adds to the mystery of the stone circle.
Regards
Bill

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lblythe
lblythe  1 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2014 - 8:46 AM

I imagine the mountains circling the stones, a circle within a circle. Parents watching over the little ones. I don't sense a threat but protectiveness.
This is such an atmospheric shot, the light is perfect for the subject.
L

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Griff2012
Griff2012 Plus Member 2359 forum postsGriff2012 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2014 - 8:47 AM

Beautifully captured and developed atmosphere, Alan. I immediately felt transported to a time , long ago, and can sense the layers of the past folding around the stones, Jacqui

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Nigeve1
Nigeve1 Plus Member 1988 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom100 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2014 - 9:35 AM

I very much like the atmosphere of this image, Alan. I think the processing further enhances it by comparison to your image from this location from a while ago. Attention is less focused on the central stones, allowing one to take in the atmosphere of the whole image.

Nigel

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whatriveristhis
whatriveristhis Plus Member 175 forum postswhatriveristhis vcard England88 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2014 - 9:41 AM


Quote: I very much like the atmosphere of this image, Alan. I think the processing further enhances it by comparison to your image from this location from a while ago. Attention is less focused on the central stones, allowing one to take in the atmosphere of the whole image.

Nigel

Apart from a very small correction, it's the same image. I actually forgot I'd already shown it!! GrinGrinBlushBlushBlushBlushBlush

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Mollycat
Mollycat Plus Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2014 - 9:56 AM

Worth showing again then.
Peter.

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whatriveristhis
whatriveristhis Plus Member 175 forum postswhatriveristhis vcard England88 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2014 - 10:00 AM

You're a very understanding fellow, Peter SmileSmileSmile

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DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2014 - 10:54 AM

Deja vu!
I do like the mysterious atmosphere of this image, Alan.

Richard

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mlseawell
mlseawell Plus Member 4mlseawell vcard United Kingdom
7 Apr 2014 - 11:18 AM

A paltry 14 votes for this gem?? Look at it! Mystic and moody this one. The land through Alan's lens speaks and we should all listen. Tones of grey and lovely subject matter.

Art.

Mark

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marktc
marktc Plus Member 460 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2014 - 11:45 AM

Pensive, waiting for some sort of sacrifice... moody with your trademark grain... Nicely done sir!

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Joline
Joline Plus Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2014 - 12:28 PM

This has the air of the sacred and spiritual about it. A beautiful interpretation.

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Daisymaye
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7 Apr 2014 - 12:58 PM

It feels like the circle is closing in. Something is about to happen. Quite an eerie feel to this. With the light in the circle one thinks (maybe just me), that it is the marker for an alien ship to land. Great image.

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whatriveristhis
whatriveristhis Plus Member 175 forum postswhatriveristhis vcard England88 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2014 - 1:20 PM


Quote: With the light in the circle one thinks (maybe just me), that it is the marker for an alien ship to land. Great image.

Great interpretation! Smile

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2014 - 7:31 PM

Excellent Alan, love the eerieness of this Smile

Cliff

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51169 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England139 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2014 - 8:10 PM

Apart from a very small correction, it's the same image. I actually forgot I'd already shown it!! GrinGrinBlushBlushBlushBlushBlush

Haunting and atmospheric. You can almost feel the presence of the past. GrinGrinBlushBlushBlushBlushBlush

Dave

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whatriveristhis
whatriveristhis Plus Member 175 forum postswhatriveristhis vcard England88 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2014 - 9:37 PM


Quote: Apart from a very small correction, it's the same image. I actually forgot I'd already shown it!! GrinGrinBlushBlushBlushBlushBlush

Haunting and atmospheric. You can almost feel the presence of the past. GrinGrinBlushBlushBlushBlushBlush

Dave

...It's Groundhog Day...

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Irishkate
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7 Apr 2014 - 10:57 PM

Superbly atmospheric.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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Rende
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13 Apr 2014 - 10:31 AM

Wonderfully atmospheric with that great light and grittyness Alan; special!
Rende

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