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Ducks To Dawn

By MrsS    
Good Evening everyone, hope you are all well Smile

MrS & I have had a rather eventful weekend!

Started off on Friday night - went along to a super restaurant in Southport and after a wonderful meal, we booked it for our wedding "do" Smile

Then yesterday, we decided to go for an "Over-nighter" in the Lakes (weather forecast was better there than Norf Whales, and we don't get out much these days!) Wink

So, after a brief sojourn at Keswick, a play at Lodore jetty for sunset, a couple of beers at the Swinside Inn and 4 hours "sleep" in the car - we arrived somewhat bleary eyed at Brandlehow!

Mother nature was kind, and the ducks were around to keep us company (so were the midges!) Smile

Anyway, here's one from there, I think you may need to settle down for the long haul as I had real problems choosing just one for tonight, hope you don't get bored too quickly! Grin

Thanks, as always, for your time Smile

Cheers!
Fran x

BTW - I've processed this in Lightroom, and would welcome comments re that - since I have just about found my way round it - but basically scrambling in the dark!

Tags: Rocks Ducks Water Sunrise Lakes Reflections Architecture Derwentwater Jetty Fells Landscape and travel Brandlehow

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LesF 13 182 9
10 Jul 2011 6:01PM

Quote:4 hours "sleep" in the car


Nothing but the best, 5 star accommodation, no expense sparred I see.


Tidy shot too

LesF

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great compistion and subtle lighting- lovely
sut68 16 2.0k 76 England
10 Jul 2011 6:02PM
Luuurrrrrrrrrrvly stuff missus ... BIG, BIG thanks for agreeing to make it an overnighter, good wannit??? Wink

Great weekend indeed, good fun and some good laughs too!!!

MrS Smile x
MrsS 13 4.5k 18 England
10 Jul 2011 6:18PM
Thanks MrF, Michaela & Boss Smile

Only the best for us, Les, but we do have a wedding to save up for! Wink

Great weekend, Boss - looking forward to doing it again soon! Thanks for your company, as always! xx

Cheers!
Fran x
RonnieAG Plus
10 154 119 Scotland
10 Jul 2011 6:28PM
A beautifully composed image, captured at a magical time of day when the and colouring could not have been better.
Ronnie.
lobski 8 2 1 Philippines
10 Jul 2011 6:59PM
Excellent dof and great composition!

Fred Grin
MrsS 13 4.5k 18 England
10 Jul 2011 7:29PM
Thanks Gents Smile

Fran x
martinl 16 269 2 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2011 8:40PM
Sounds like you both had a lot of fun, so here's an RC for your efforts!
Smile
martinl 16 269 2 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2011 8:48PM
And now an HC!! Congrats Fran.
Daisymaye 11 23 16 Canada
10 Jul 2011 8:55PM
Beautiful image............Sandy
MrsS 13 4.5k 18 England
10 Jul 2011 9:04PM
Thanks MrEEK, and Sandy! Smile

Oh, and thanks too, MrB - makes that stupidity (!) all worth while! Grin

Cheers!
Fran x
javam 15 1.1k 19 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2011 9:57PM
Lovely shot Fran. Soft, but in all the right ways. Congrats on the HC too.
10 Jul 2011 10:39PM
Superb capture , beautiful light and coloursSmile
Mike
Goggz 12 2.3k 72 Wales
10 Jul 2011 10:51PM
Nice one, mamselle. One tip about lightroom - there is a help screen of all the key shortcuts under Help> X module help. Very useful too Smile
MrsS 13 4.5k 18 England
10 Jul 2011 10:54PM
Thanks Neil, Mike & Pete Smile

Will have to look that one up, Pete - just palying with sliders at the mo Wink
Hope you had a great Norf Whales Meat! Smile

Fran x
dathersmith 12 564 12 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2011 11:01PM
A fine image Fran, sounds like a good weekend too despite the limited sleep.

Darren.
MrsS 13 4.5k 18 England
10 Jul 2011 11:07PM
Thanks Darren zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz!!!!! Wink

F x

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