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Goyt before dawn

By Slaterm  
This is one I found in the archives. No idea why I didn't process it until now.

Was taken last winter before dawn on a very cold morning out with Sean.

This was a speculative exposure. Long exposure with a 2 stop ND grad in place. It needed a slight exposure adjustment in lightroom 0.25 of a stop to brighten it. I wanted a simple almost mono feel to this.

Colours as they came out of camera. Only selective sharpening of the reeds as I wanted to leave the rest smooth.

Any suggestion welcome.

Hope everyone had a good bank holiday weekend.

This one is best viewed large.


Tags: Winter Cold Sunrise Very Valley Specialist and abstract Before Goyt Landscape and travel

Voters: Naturesview, starliz, timsmith and 43 more

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Naturesview 12 38 Scotland
26 May 2008 6:44PM
Love the colours.

Great landscape


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timsmith 11 3 England
26 May 2008 6:45PM
Beautiful shot, great colours and light
JouŠo 12 56 Finland
26 May 2008 6:46PM
fabulous tones in this natural shot of yours, Mark........

MikeH 11 217 4 England
26 May 2008 6:50PM
Great tones in this ,
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
26 May 2008 6:51PM
Simple and beautiful Mark.
Slaterm 10 496 1 United Kingdom
26 May 2008 6:55PM
Thanks guys - I quite like this one - but more surprisingly so does my wife Wink
Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
26 May 2008 6:58PM
Like your composition and the colours in this Mark - well captured.
Regards Richard.
Slaterm 10 496 1 United Kingdom
26 May 2008 6:59PM
Cheers Richard
jayhyk 8 England
26 May 2008 7:06PM
top image
Ingleman 9 9 4
26 May 2008 7:08PM
Super shot, simple but beautiful.
(similar to my 'Tewet Tarn' pic? )
Cheers... Andy I
26 May 2008 7:12PM
Nice - I really like the colours Smile
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
26 May 2008 7:17PM
It is hard to understand, but great that you finally did process it, thank you for that

redstag 10 100 15 United Kingdom
26 May 2008 7:34PM
Fabulous tranquil image.
dathersmith 9 550 12 England
26 May 2008 7:36PM

MrsS 10 4.5k 18 England
26 May 2008 7:50PM

Quote:No idea why I didn't process it until now.

I've no idea either!

Glad you did tho' Smile

F xx
Slaterm 10 496 1 United Kingdom
26 May 2008 8:13PM
cheers folks - enjoying the Bank holiday drinking now.

rangerpaul 9 19 7 England
27 May 2008 6:30AM
Beautiful relaxing tones. Glad it's seen the light of day!
Windmillskies 11 183 England
27 May 2008 9:23AM
Simplistic - like the layerings.
Neil_Higgins 10 35 3 England
27 May 2008 5:37PM
When it goes as still as this, its always gonna be beautiful, and it is, nice work Mark.
Slaterm 10 496 1 United Kingdom
28 May 2008 8:54AM
Thanks Paul, Martin and Neil. Comments much appreciated.

Neil - it certainly was a beautiful sunrise to watch Smile


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