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Last light over Coniston

By ahughes3  
I was up in the Lake District running a training course and it was the final afternoon, so I was deciding whether I had time to go and do some photography before I lost the light. My plan was to head for Derwent but accidently ended up at Coniston! With about half an hour of decent light left, I tried a few test shots whilst waiting to see what the light would do. Then in the space of ten minutes, the sun dipped below the horizon and there was this amazing crimson glow across the sky! This is one of my favourite shots as I love the darkness looming and the firey sky.

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saeidNL 8 3 Netherlands
19 Jun 2012 11:10AM
Beautiful image,like the colour and evening light,the reflection is fantastic too,

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Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
19 Jun 2012 5:30PM
The best laid plans..... but what a result. Beautiful crimson lake (pun intended Smile).

GeordieDoug 6 6 3 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2012 5:37PM
Stunning variation on a classic composition. I feel the red's saturation slider has played it's part but who cares?. It's a beauty.
19 Jun 2012 7:51PM
Beautiful capture!
ahughes3 7 80 2 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2012 10:49PM
Thanks for the comments. Doug, I swear as god is my witness I haven't altered the colour of the image at all. Other than a crop and losing a few bits of eronous details, it's as I took it in the camera.
Cracking sky!

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