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Nothing Biting Except Midges

By phil99
This was taken last Thursday evening the day before my last upload from here . Normally there are 4 boats each side of the little jetty and that was what I was hoping for . Unfortunately 2 boats were out on the reservoir and it was soon to get dark .Also I didn't really want a fisherman in the scene but he wasn't for giving up . I was bitten terribly by the midges but nobody else got a bite . Many thanks for recent clicks and comments .All very much appreciated ...Phil

Tags: Fishing Yorkshire Boats N Teesside Landscape and travel Lockwood beck reservoir

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basith 5 7 Sri Lanka
11 Oct 2012 5:21PM
beautiful landscape,
nice detail....

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Tibetan 5 3 England
11 Oct 2012 5:24PM
Nice light and fine detail like it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
11 Oct 2012 5:26PM
You should have started throwing pebbles into the water near his line!! That would have shifted him..... probably after you at a rapid rate of knots!! TongueGrin The idea was good, the colours and light look good, but I agree with you re 4 boats and no angler.

LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2012 5:29PM
A cracker Phil! I think the sad angler adds to the scene.
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
11 Oct 2012 5:33PM
You obviously have very tasty blood, Phil Wink. A lovely composition, and I have to say I rather like the inclusion of the fishermanSmile Carol
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
11 Oct 2012 5:46PM
What a beautiful lakescape! Although he is dividing the frame into two, I like to see him to be there. What ı like most is the pink hue penetrating into the blue and the shadows of the boats.
woolybill1 Plus
11 23 72 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2012 5:47PM
Two anglers v. one photographer at dawn would have been not contest Sad
But both anglers look quite peaceful as well as giving a scale to the scene. Just a shame that the one at the front couldn't help your composition by standing about three metres to the left Wink
11 Oct 2012 5:51PM
It's highly original though, Phil. Works really well for me. Well done.
jdinne 15 16 England
11 Oct 2012 6:40PM
I quite like it with the fisherman, but can also visualise it without him, wonderful subtle colours.

SugarDJ 9 1 England
11 Oct 2012 6:44PM
Even with Mr Fisherman, this makes for a great image!

NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2012 6:45PM
A wonderfully composed and clearly thought out composition, which without the added incumbent would I feel loose its edge.

Regards Nathan
danbrann Plus
13 637 17
11 Oct 2012 7:08PM
Made so much better by that beautiful light on the water.
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2012 7:18PM
I like the angler in the picture and feel he plays a necessary part, great shot
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2012 7:23PM
Nice not-quite symmetry. Which is by far the most interesting sort.
gingerdelight 11 298 11 United Kingdom
12 Oct 2012 9:44AM
Honestly, it wouldn't have hurt him to move just for a minute or two! Anyway, it's still a lovely image Phil!
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
12 Oct 2012 2:09PM
It's strange, but when I were a lad and used to go on holiday with my mum & dad and there were midges around, mum would always get bitten, but they left me and dad alone! Wink
Anyway, a cracking shot Phil, withor without the fisherman, and worth getting bitten for! Smile
Trev Smile
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
14 Oct 2012 7:46PM
I love your title and composition! Great.
15 Oct 2012 8:52AM
Excellent capture Phil,the fisherman does seem to make the picture,you could have always taken two pushed him over off on oneGrinGrin..Lin

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