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"Suprise View"

By Mrsbass
Good evening everyone.

"It's been a long winter" - this was the subject of the conversation between my friend Kel and I, we decided that due to resorting to photographing skulls and pieces of plastic we needed to get out more! Kel suggested a challenge:- we both had 7 days to produce an image and post this evening which symbolised the phrase "wide open space".

Here is my offer to the challenge, This is a new style for me (not hats or hard men in this one) - as I really wanted to push myself and produce something really beautiful. It's an image of a small piece of the Peak District called Suprise View taken from the top of the tor on Saturday afternoon as the storm clouds were gathering, I hope you like it.

If you get the chance please take a look at Kels image (Kel55)

Thanks for you support - as always very much appreciated.
Best Wishes - Heather

Tags: Peak district Suprise view Landscape and travel

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Comments


Love the depth to this photo, you really feel that those hills are a long way off!

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Caziwinkles 4 3 1 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2013 7:46PM
Excellent image - 'There is a Green Hill Far Away'! Can certainly see why it is called Surprise View. This new style definitely suits you!! Wink
Will also take a look at your friend's image.

Carol
18 Mar 2013 7:49PM
This image works so well, Heather!
I love the distant hills and the misty valley below!
I think you rose to the challenge and produce a superb picture - well done!!SmileSmileSmile

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great image Mrs B
Love the path leading you away to tim distance
Glyn
kel55 4 8 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2013 7:53PM
hi Heather its been a struggle with the weather on the task we set ourselves , but you have done super , this is a fantastic image such a great view and you have captured it spot on , this really is a wide open space that sky goes on and on , before judge dread aka almiles casts his vote i think you have already won , thanks heather i have really enjoyed our little quest , really got me focused . speak soon kind regards kelSmile
johnke 3 223 15
18 Mar 2013 7:56PM
Now Heather whilst the sun has got his hat on in your image, It looks fantastic and you have captured this scene so very well. Perfect composition as you eyes are moved straight to the center of the image, superb...John
boov Plus
4 2 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2013 8:02PM
Like this, tremendous take, see for miles.....
ColleenA Plus
4 322 4 Australia
18 Mar 2013 8:14PM
Wow heather, what an amazing image, great composition and excellent light, and what a viewGrinGrinGrin
User_Removed 4 4 1 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2013 8:37PM
Stunning detail lovely colours and the path just draws you into it. Lovely

Bob
canonfan 6 7 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2013 8:46PM
A wonderful view and well captured Heather. The path leading the eye in nicely and gorgeous sky
Jim
18 Mar 2013 9:04PM
It's a fantastic shot, Heather! Great view !
George
18 Mar 2013 9:19PM
A beautifully composed image with so many pleasing elements all working so well together.

Excellent work, Heather - and what a lovely view.

P Smile
zapar40 6 66 5 Wales
18 Mar 2013 9:40PM
well captured Heather. good comp.
ant.
capto Plus
4 4.1k 8 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2013 10:34PM
Excellent, no part of the frame is wasted. Good interest from front to back.Smile

ivor
nonur Plus
8 17 11 Turkey
18 Mar 2013 11:30PM

Quote:Excellent, no part of the frame is wasted. Good interest from front to back.Smile

ivor

I fully agree, an amazing landscape shot.
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
19 Mar 2013 4:03AM
This is a stunning view Heather - wide open spaces indeed ! And those clouds are spectacular too ! Smile Well done !!
reaper4252 5 2 9 United Kingdom
19 Mar 2013 8:00AM
Nothing more to say really, but sure is a cracking shot....Excellente!!!
19 Mar 2013 8:25AM
Great view. I like the misty valley and the lead in path, Heather.SmileSmile
Effrossini
19 Mar 2013 11:25AM
What a gorgeous shot heather. Just beautiful Smile
Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
19 Mar 2013 12:25PM
Lots to see in this shot Mrs B, lovely shot.
Brian
Meheecho 4 275 United Kingdom
19 Mar 2013 2:13PM
A superbly composed image with lots to draw the eye
Steve
19 Mar 2013 5:56PM
A fantastic shot - great composition - love the texture on the post in the foreground SmileSmile
JuBarney Plus
5 20 3 United Kingdom
19 Mar 2013 5:59PM
A really lovely landscape of "open space"

Ju
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
19 Mar 2013 10:07PM
fantastic landscape view, full marks on the wide and open... and more important scope from close to way beyond.
I wish I could produce something like this
20 Mar 2013 9:11PM
A lovely landscape,lots to see..Lin
silverfoxey 7 15 2 United Kingdom
10 Apr 2013 6:55PM
Great shot Heather, and love the composition of the fence posts leading through the view to the valley and cloud formation. Very striking image for dull conditions. James Wink

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