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In the name of photography !

By pulsar69
Took what I thought was going to be a leisurely stroll out today to keep a bit fit whilst editing thousands of photos , followed an internet route on falling foss falls , arrived at car park and started the walk. Beautiful scenery autumn leaves flowing rivers WOW , however after an hour of walking up some pretty awkward muddy hills and paths I arrived at the falls to find the viewpoint was impossible . Had to slide down the side of a very steep hill using a tree as a stopper with my feet and diggin my tripod in the ground to stop me going over the edge but finally found a good position from the top. This shot ... then made the mistake of a ttempting to get to the bottom and found myself clinging to the branches of trees in the side of a very steep cliff before i knew it ! decided the only way was the hard way so just slid down and got completely covered in mud , then walked through a knee high river and clambered the rest of the way , the photos from the bottom werent worth it either Sad but the rest were Smile , hope you like !

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Tags: Landscape and travel Falling foss north yorkshire

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Briwooly 12 452 5 England
3 Nov 2010 6:49PM
Like the view point in this one so I'm sure it was worth all the effort


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Beautiful shot !

Tony_M 14 342 England
3 Nov 2010 8:23PM
The way to the bottom is to follow the path down to the wooden bridge, then hike up the bank / through the stream, although there may have been less water when I did it. There's also a car park just 5min from this viewpoint!

As for the photo, I like the autumnal colours and flowing water. It's got me thinking about going back there myself.
Mike_Smith Plus
10 490 1 United Kingdom
4 Nov 2010 2:25PM
i know this place well and yes its a nightmare to get to that waterfall. S well done nice shot
kenraw 8 2 United Kingdom
4 Nov 2010 4:00PM
sharp and colourful with a pleasing composition, nice and autumny just how I like it.

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