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Lower Walshaw Falls

By KBan  
Well, where do i start!!!
We had a mini EPZ meet on Saturday morning at Hardcastle Crags with Pegon, Mike Smith, Dweezil, Malcolm S, Norma,Tony Hanners, JudC and the trepid Bill.

We were originally going to Lumb falls but was deemed to risky at this time of year, so we deceided on Walshaw Falls. We had seen a black and white photo on a website...It looked great.

We parked our cars above Hardcastle Crags and made the treacherous treck down to Gibson Mill.........One slip and surely a long roll down the steep hill, then a trail through the woods.............. Mike had his map out, where's is this Falls, Hope it still exists???

We located it on the map, it was up a very steep incline, a few of us set out in front, wow was it biting on those thighs!!!!!

We spotted the falls, it looked great but we were over the top of it. Mike, Dweezil and I had a go at getting down to a decent shooting point................ Some very hairy moments for all of us, we finally gave up......... No wonder there's only an old black and white photo of the falls !!!!!!!!!

Still enjoyed the experience and the company though................The things we do for a uploadable shot for EPZ !!!

This shot is just below Walshaw Falls so i've named it Lower Walshaw Falls
Keith

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Tags: Waterfalls Landscape and travel

Voters: exposure, pascalg, NEWMANP and 76 more

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Comments


exposure Plus
13 5.0k England
16 Mar 2008 7:23PM
I bet you had a great day and you came back with a beautiful image a lovely exposure colours and tones and composition.
Pauline.

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pascalg Plus
10 37 France
16 Mar 2008 7:29PM
superb & veryn interesting...
NEWMANP 9 1.6k 574 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2008 7:29PM
its a nice arrangement ,the water captured well and composition interesting.
MalcolmS Plus
12 1.2k 13 England
16 Mar 2008 7:30PM
Nice atmosphere to this Keith. Great details and capture of the movement

Malcolm
gerrymac 10 10 1 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2008 7:33PM
Lovely image...
Gerry
ColouredImages 13 47 35 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2008 7:39PM
SNAP!!! Nice rich colours to this one Keith

Mike
16 Mar 2008 8:04PM
nice area know it well
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
16 Mar 2008 8:36PM
What a dangerous life you lead Keith. Wink bold colours in this.
Brian.
Buffalo_Tom 11 2.3k 9 Wales
16 Mar 2008 8:47PM
Yes we all take a risk or two for our hobby.Love the colour and exposure Keith.
Tom.
pamelajean Plus
11 1.0k 1942 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2008 9:04PM
The lower falls will do fine, very appealing image.
SueTurner 12 81 3 England
16 Mar 2008 9:28PM
superb shot, sounds like you all had a great time, risking life and limb for a shot, LOL but worth it when you see the results

Sue
LisaRose 10 172 4 United States
16 Mar 2008 10:07PM
A really beautiful result. Interesting write up as well.

Lisa
phototime 11 8 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2008 10:11PM
Excellent shot,looks beautiful.

Mo
derekv 10 3 England
16 Mar 2008 10:36PM
Superb shot, love the colours and detail.
Drek
csr 10 3 England
16 Mar 2008 10:39PM
Excellent shot,looks great.
Chris
banehawi Plus
13 1.6k 3721 Canada
16 Mar 2008 11:36PM
Very nice, - like the frame.

W
thorn 13 124 2 Scotland
17 Mar 2008 12:20AM
Hi Keith,
What a brilliant description,you had me hanging on the edge of my seat,just about fell off as if i was going to the cliff with you and i'm scared of heights........This is a marvellous shots and i think the title has been well named. Love how the angle makes the falls flow out of the lhbc of your screen,table is very wet now....brilliant lighting,texture,meandering of the falls,motion and colours/tones and the rest of the woods look like a lovely walk.take care,AnnSmile
TyChee 12 275 1 United States
17 Mar 2008 4:05AM
Great lighting and composition.
Ty
jaktis Plus
13 84 Sweden
17 Mar 2008 7:00AM
A nice little fall

Peter
imagio 11 12 1 England
17 Mar 2008 8:10AM
Worth the trek, great shot..

Bernie
nickyv32 Plus
10 135 England
17 Mar 2008 8:32AM
Great shot, love the water motion.

Nicky
Beautifully shot, Keith......Luv the softness of the falls.
Cheers and have a great day,
Suzan Smile
Rock Plus
15 10 2 England
17 Mar 2008 11:51AM
Superb.

Rock
dawnmichelle 10 12 United States
17 Mar 2008 2:03PM
stunning shot...
Hanners Plus
11 875 10 Ireland
17 Mar 2008 2:08PM
got that script right... Bloody knackered I was when I got home LOL. Cracking shot and well worth the effort Smile
AlanBW 11 20 England
17 Mar 2008 3:06PM
Wonderful colours and water movement
17 Mar 2008 3:09PM
Sounds like you went through hell to get the shot but well worth the effort in the end.
Geoff.
User_Removed 9 78 1 United Kingdom
17 Mar 2008 4:08PM
Lovely work
pascalg Plus
10 37 France
17 Mar 2008 6:09PM
superb slow shutter shot ; love the tones of green too...
DolphinLady 11 54 1 Wales
17 Mar 2008 7:31PM
A wonderful capture...I especially like the greens in the foreground.
Hilary
Bodiewil 10 46 Wales
17 Mar 2008 8:18PM
Stunning

Dave
Greyheron 15 282 7 England
17 Mar 2008 8:37PM
Would love to be able to vote on the narrative as well, excellent stuff ;o))

Fine viewing.
Mike
Pegon 12 78 1 England
17 Mar 2008 8:55PM
Superb shot Keith, good colours and a nice capture of the water.
Pete.
dweezil 9 1 England
17 Mar 2008 9:18PM
NICE SHOT KEITH
CRAIG
JudeC 10 6 3 England
18 Mar 2008 8:01AM
Hi - stunning shot especially in the circumstances! - great day out - Jude.
bayleaf 10 8 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2008 5:20PM
Superb composition.

John
daringdaphne 13 82 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2008 9:31PM
Rich in colour and composition. Worth looking twice, and large!


well-done Keith


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Hop-A-Long 10 52 1 England
18 Mar 2008 11:11PM
Lovely shot. Nice colours.
Andy
19 Mar 2008 6:36AM
Magnificent!
Mac
Paul_cats 11 61 22 Scotland
20 Mar 2008 9:39PM
Great use of shutter speed to capture the sense of water movement and a great composition.
Paul
Dotrob 11 Wales
27 Mar 2008 10:41PM
Super colours and water movement.
Dot

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