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Frosted Hogweed

By FeePhoto
Taken on a freezing cold day with a low sun and plenty of mist. Fed up peering out the office window and wishing I was outside with my camera, I pleaded with my boss and she finally relented so off I ran before she could change her mind!

I had a brilliant couple of hours before the sun went down, got cold and wet wandering around in the long, frosty grass but it was so worth it - a great day!

Please view large if you can - it does make a difference, and thanks for looking. This is the same reservoir where Gomez took

Tripod mounted, ISO 100, f/18, 1/40 sec @ 84 mm.

Tags: Frost Winter General Flowers and plants Hogweed Landscape and travel

Voters: Gomez, TyChee, flyingseale and 18 more

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Gomez 11 1 Scotland
26 Dec 2007 9:53PM
Brrrrrrrrr! Great shot, effort well rewarded.

I suppose you'll be wanting this printed and a mount cut, for future competitions !?

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FeePhoto 11 34 Scotland
26 Dec 2007 9:56PM
Haven't you done that, yet????
Goggz 11 2.3k 72 Wales
26 Dec 2007 11:19PM
I like the backlit quality of this image. The recession of tones is also superb.
Well done!
franfoto 10 2 32 England
27 Dec 2007 3:31PM
Beautiful and brave, well done.
wouldn't catch me out in this type of weather
albyn 11 19 Scotland
27 Dec 2007 5:47PM
Well worth the effort of getting the afternoon off.
Bob T
FeePhoto 11 34 Scotland
27 Dec 2007 7:06PM
Thanks all for you comments, clicks and the modifications. I did consider playing around a little with the contrast and levels but decided to post the shot I'd seen and taken, not a variation on that - old fashioned, I know, but that's me!!

Franfoto - I said I got cold and wet but I honestly didn't notice that at the time as I was enjoying the great light so much!

Thanks again.
RuthyJ 11 England
27 Dec 2007 7:53PM
Stunning shot. Love the colours.
happysnappa 11 122 1 Scotland
27 Dec 2007 9:18PM
Fee its fab! Well done for staying out all afternoon. Its amazing what lengths we will go to, to get the shots we are looking for..........

Assyrian 10 132 Scotland
28 Dec 2007 6:22PM
Really is a good pic well worth a vote. Very nice indeedy.

oldhat 10 18 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2008 7:29PM
A lovely frosted shot

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