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Capuccino Cascade

By WhiteRose1  
aka Aysgarth Lower Falls on the River Ure in Yorkshire. Back with you after a lovely break in Yorkshire.

Hitech 10 stop filter used to create this maelstrom, 15secs @ f13 on Iso 100, 17mm. Tripod and remote. Mono conversion done to emphasize the shape and textures.


Tags: Long exposure Black and white Big stopper Aysgarth falls River ure

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andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2013 7:40AM
this is a stunner dave top top shot Wink

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fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
3 Jul 2013 7:42AM
Very fine work to produce this enjoyable mono image.

3 Jul 2013 7:48AM
Hi Dave, good to see you back.
This is making me dizzy, but not a bad effort for a colour guy Tongue


P.S. I used Hitech grads, back in the pre-digital era. As good as Lee, but slightly less ridiculously pricey.Smile
CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
3 Jul 2013 7:51AM
A superb capture and presentation, Dave, and a very fitting title, too. Carol
woolybill1 Plus
10 22 68 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2013 7:52AM
Welcome back, Dave.
Love the title, very appropriate. Since I always drink my coffee black it's more the many subtly-differentiated tones in the trees that hold my eye - once it is first caught by the excellent composition, of course!
3 Jul 2013 7:54AM
Mono looks great
Fab title
widtink 4 406 2 Scotland
3 Jul 2013 7:54AM
Great shot Dave i love this. Nice title too GrinGrin

debu 6 India
3 Jul 2013 7:54AM
Very nice mono.
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
3 Jul 2013 8:00AM
Excellent image Dave and the title is very applicable Smile
ABPhotosUK 3 20 1 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2013 8:12AM
Awesome Dave, I love the whirlpool effect and the mono treatment works really well!! Andy
3 Jul 2013 8:16AM
Pleased you found your way there.............and back again.............GrinGrinGrin
3 Jul 2013 8:24AM
One of our favourite places! And a super shot of it.
Excellent Dave,
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
3 Jul 2013 8:28AM
That stopper has worked very well allowing the whirling surface to record so well, Dave
LesF 10 182 9
3 Jul 2013 8:32AM
And they let you in, erm better speak to the border control, mind you I'm heading to the smoke today
Hope you enjoyed your time in sunny Yorkshire Dave.

marktc Plus
6 86 14 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2013 8:47AM
A rare venture into mono and long exposure!! a superb capture Dave, the long exposure has worked perfectly to highlight the water movement and those glorious patterns!

We are destined to pass obviously I'm having breakfast In the Monkbar Hotel York!

Will have some time tomorrow to catch a few shots any recommends?
Nikonuser1 Plus
4 96 14 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2013 8:55AM
A super mono Dave, well worked with the long exposure Smile

Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
3 Jul 2013 8:57AM
Thought I recongizied it Dave, Like the use of the long exposure.
Regards Richard
MattB1987 4 455 England
3 Jul 2013 8:58AM
Love this, so much to take in! Very nicely done!
rayme330 4 17 1 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2013 9:06AM
Great shot and I love the title, Dave. Looks good in mono too.

Tish1 Plus
3 16 2 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2013 9:07AM
Absolutely fantastic!!!!

KingBee Plus
10 492 2 Scotland
3 Jul 2013 9:17AM
Never been to Aysgarth, but plan to rectify that when we have our annual trip to Skipton later in the year. This makes me all the more determined to get there.


franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
3 Jul 2013 9:27AM
A really impressive mono image here Dave.

That fliter sure can produce stunning work so long as the person behind it knows how to use it , you sure do Dave excellent capture lots of movement just where you want it ,
Love the dramatic swirl - works so well with the other elements
3 Jul 2013 10:14AM
great work love it

LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2013 10:16AM
A weird phenomenon very well captured.
Caziwinkles 4 3 1 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2013 10:44AM
Looks fab here - may pay this place a visit in the not too distant future. Smile

Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2013 10:49AM
Stunning shot Dave
and the movement perfection!Wink
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2013 10:52AM
Superb shot Dave, quite outstanding, like this a lot

Quoise Plus
3 746 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2013 10:58AM
Excellent image!!
almiles 7 38 102 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2013 11:00AM
Lovley FG swirl there, works well in mono giving an almost fine art feel. The sky patterns are nicely complimentary too and so I can see why you have included so much of it. There's plenty of contrast in the falls so they haven't just become a milky mess. It's really well done and on a new camera too I see, congratulations! Smile Will be expecting great things now WinkTongue If I had one wee point, it would be the level of the river slopes down to the right which is probably just lens distortion and me being picky in an otherwise great image! I suspect a wee tweak of distortion correction or keystone tool would fix this in a jiffy Smile
7 10 10 England
3 Jul 2013 11:08AM
Wish I had this kind of ability DaveSad Never mind I can certainly enjoy and appreciate.Smile
3 Jul 2013 11:11AM
Excellent composition
nonur Plus
7 17 11 Turkey
3 Jul 2013 11:24AM
Good to see you upload again, Dave. A stunningly beautiful mono image, I love this. Wish I were allowed to give more than one UA in a day. Superb!
danbrann Plus
12 624 17
3 Jul 2013 11:45AM
A great comeback Dave. Exceptional result. As Bill said he drinks his coffee black...well tell him from me it's his turn to buy them tomorrow and because there will be one short I might have two.
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
3 Jul 2013 12:10PM
You will need a big cup to get this capuccino in Dave !!
Well suited to mono.
Good shot.
CaroleS Plus
6 423 3 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2013 1:49PM
An eye catching image, well suited for mono.
Irishkate Plus
6 38 100 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2013 2:27PM
Great use of the filter Dave and superb in mono.
Glad you enjoyed a break away from the bright lights and your St. Paul's success.
Best to follow up with something new.
Trouble is you're good at this also!!!!
jeanie Plus
12 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2013 2:59PM
Fabulous! Smile
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
3 Jul 2013 3:08PM
Looks like a whirlpool in the foreground! A super piece of work, Dave Wink
Trev Smile
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
3 Jul 2013 3:17PM
Lovely image Dave. Suits mono well. I feel a bit of a breeze in it. .......Sandy
capto Plus
4 4.0k 8 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2013 3:56PM
A superb mono image, processed to perfection.Smile

3 Jul 2013 4:39PM
A stunning idea
3 Jul 2013 5:16PM
That's an effective filter you've got there, Dave!
Great image.

3 Jul 2013 5:33PM
Brilliant title and image Dave, excellent.

John Smile
3 Jul 2013 6:33PM
Very nice Dave, great exposure.........have a little Spanish UA.....very nice job.

Fefe Plus
4 23 31 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2013 6:35PM
This really is a very special image..........
I hope to be able to do this one day, Got all the gear Grin... but no ideaBlush
jasonrwl Plus
6 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2013 7:22PM
Great stuff Dave - not been there for ages - must go.
zapar40 6 66 5 Wales
3 Jul 2013 7:50PM
great shot Dave, love the swirl in this.
3 Jul 2013 8:37PM
I prefer an ordinary black coffee, Dave... but this cappuccino that has been made by you, I definitely like!Smile
Regards Valery
AnnChown Plus
6 199 1 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2013 8:45PM
You did really well with the big stopper Dave - congratulations on all the awards!
Super swirl.... Love it..great use of long exposure & not too milky.. Just how I like itWink well done on the awards too...
derekhansen Plus
8 210 24 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2013 9:40PM
You seem to have got the hang of that 10 stop filter Dave. This is very good indeed. The water movement is the star but the light on the trees and the sky are also excellent. Deservedly popular.
3 Jul 2013 9:51PM
Superb Dave..Lin
3 Jul 2013 10:00PM
A fabulous image ! Wonderful to see. GillGrin
3 Jul 2013 10:02PM
Excellent image Dave, you can almost feel the power in the water and been in B&W it certainly emphasizes it. SmileSmile
4 3 7 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2013 10:18PM
I am not very good at doing monos but I should try again because after looking at this I feel inspired, a beauty!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
3 Jul 2013 11:29PM
Stunning monochrome capture, Dave ! The movement of the water is very impressive !
Wow! Excellent, I like the effect you got for this wonderful picSmileSmileSmileSmile

xwang 7 55 8
4 Jul 2013 11:29AM
Amazing! Is it in nature or on PS?Grin Great work, Dave.
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
4 Jul 2013 1:11PM
Beautifully composed mono image Dave, with lovely contrast between fore- and background.
I bet they don't have this at Starbucks Wink
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
4 Jul 2013 5:58PM
Pure genius. WHAT an amazing shot and image, Dave.

BRAVO SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

4 Jul 2013 5:59PM
Just needs Kevin Costner dressed as Robin Hood in the b/g TongueWink

carper123 Plus
4 927 8 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2013 9:21PM
Another brilliant image, Dave, superb in black and white, great title as well, very silly sunday title I think. LOL.Smile Wonderful range of tones, great processing. Luv the foreground interest of the rocks in the bottom right hand corner, works well holds the image together nicely.
Well done my friend.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile Well done on all those awards, well deserved. Good job they are not trophies, never fit them on your mantel piece.
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2013 9:43PM
another award winning shot Dave, you're on a roll at the moment and keep it rolling. Well done.
capto Plus
4 4.0k 8 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2013 10:40PM
Thanks for your comment on my todays upload, I'll be posting an image with the same technique and 'How to do' description tomorrow.

5 Jul 2013 10:40AM
Super image Dave.

PaulLiley 7 2 13 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2013 8:16AM
Excellent mono. You have captured the swirling mas of water and aqueous activity really well. Top notch stuff Dave. paul
bobsblues 6 10 2 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2013 8:17AM
Superb work Dave I can remember seeing the swirls never thought of taking it like that.
CHRISB911 10 54 1
6 Jul 2013 1:49PM
a gem of a shot dave, any chance of seeing the colour version
6 Jul 2013 7:12PM
A superb capture and presentation
LexEquine 10 19 United States
7 Jul 2013 6:29PM
'Superlative {A+++++} & Artistic Monochrome image rendition' ~ Peter
Chinga Plus
5 3 1 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2013 6:42AM
The right title! A superb image... It's a WOW from me... Grin
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
9 Jul 2013 4:31PM
Excellent capture Dave Smile Froffee coffee Wink

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