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Ovenden Rocks!

By ade_mcfade      
As anyone who's ever been to Ovenden Moor will tell you, it has a lot of odd rocks near the quarry end - so I thought I'd capture a few of them on top of the characteristic peaty terrain.

The light just catching the tops of the grass was a nice addition, and the compulsary wind turbines finish it off really.

The shot belies how cold it was - really was as cold as it gets!

Well, not actic of course, but bad for West Yorkshire in March

Tags: Photo journalism Ice Turbine Ovenden Power Cattle Trig Trig point Landscape and travel Cattle grid

Voters: redstag, Hanners, Steveman and 37 more

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dazzaman 11 631 England
23 Mar 2007 9:00AM
some cracking light mate
good f/g interest


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sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
23 Mar 2007 9:01AM
Perfect light under those clouds bud and a nice bit or turbine movement. Not so keen on the foreground though ... but that's just me. Works for me as a dramatic letterbox crop to just below the left grasses.

Tandberg 14 1.2k 2 England
23 Mar 2007 9:07AM
Light and colour works well Ade..
Spending time out on ya todd then eh..

Lost my number have you LOL

WEll done mate
ade_mcfade 14 15.2k 216 England
23 Mar 2007 9:11AM
I'll never forget you Dave Smile

Was a few weeks ago when I got the filters - just left work early and sprinted up there to get frozen and almost die!

I'll be up there again when the clocks go back, you still free only after 7:30?

Lakes today - whooppee!
Hanners Plus
12 875 10 Ireland
23 Mar 2007 9:31AM
I likey this one Ade, great light and detail.

Alison_S Plus
12 339 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2007 9:35AM
Wonderful light and detail, love the richness of the colours in this too.

Tandberg 14 1.2k 2 England
23 Mar 2007 10:03AM
That right mate after 7.30
But if owt special's planned somthing can be sorted
23 Mar 2007 11:44AM
Like the lighting on the tufts of grass and the overall comp.
chris-p Plus
12 67 England
23 Mar 2007 12:05PM
Smashing detail and rich colour..
Coleslaw 12 13.4k 28 Wales
23 Mar 2007 12:50PM
love the colours
Billlee 11 5.5k England
23 Mar 2007 2:00PM
Click :o) Bill.
23 Mar 2007 2:37PM
Very nice.
Like the way you've gone with the colours on this one and the contrast between the sky and the foreground.
What you doin' in the Lakes?
rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
23 Mar 2007 4:42PM
Has that windswept feeling to this. I know how cold it can be Adrian, ask any ridgewalker. Beautiful tones and additional cloudscape makes this a exceptional image to view. Ron.
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2007 6:44PM
Smashing. I like this one very much
PatrickSmith 13 1.2k 2 United States
23 Mar 2007 8:16PM
Yes, there is a lot to see in this one, and it all looks good. Yet it is not too busy. A very unusual landscape that is quite appealing.

RogBrown 11 3.1k 10 England
25 Mar 2007 12:36AM
Very nice shot, but don't you wonder what can motivate people (apart from money) to erect those monstrosities in such a beautiful landscape?

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