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Pond reflections

By oldgreyheron      
Whist driving along the A171 from Nunthorpe towards Guisborough last Sunday, I noticed some of those much-photographed hay bales stacked in a field up a track, just off the dual carriages way and just before a lay by. I stopped to see if there was a "Bales Image" to be had, and to my surprise found this completely concealed pond (perhaps seasonal) behind the trees at the roadside.

This image is a quite heavily cropped version of the image I took - I saw an image within an image... I have posted the image I originally planned to upload as a version so that, if you feel inclined, you can let me know whether you agree or not!

1/60s f11 ISO 100

Thanks for stopping here! Mike

Tags: Reflections Pond Roadside Landscape and travel Guisborough Nunthorpe

Voters: plugin, TonyFrith, m3lem and 22 more

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TonyFrith 11 3 6 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2008 2:10PM
Lovely shot Mike ,good composition with the F/G

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m3lem 12 England
13 Jan 2008 2:12PM
Stunning image
olbell 10 47 1 England
13 Jan 2008 2:26PM
Nice composition.

Rgds Ollie
robway 13 318 Wales
13 Jan 2008 2:53PM
Excellent images, I think I prefer the wider view.
TyChee 13 275 1 United States
13 Jan 2008 3:09PM
Beautiful scene.
13 Jan 2008 3:10PM
Great capture

SKavanagh 10 312 5 England
13 Jan 2008 3:16PM
Cracking shot
woolybill1 Plus
11 23 72 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2008 3:29PM
Superb colours in this, Mike; I would tend to go for the crop as well, mostly because of the large area of pleasant but redundant sky. #2 does have a steeper incline leading into the picture on the left - the photo is far from unsatisfactory even uncropped - but needs more to balance it. It's a hard call!
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2008 4:54PM
Whatever the experts might say, I tend to #2 - I like open spaces, and today I am just longing for them. I have been in the house here and not a single step in front of the door! :-(
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
13 Jan 2008 6:32PM
#1 for me Mike, I like the framing and the reflections Smile

Fran x
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2008 6:40PM
Lovely shot and the crop keeps, what for me, are the best parts of it
Buffalo_Tom 11 2.3k 9 Wales
13 Jan 2008 7:44PM
Excellent light and the images are very clear.Well done.
LeighRebecca 10 267 10 England
13 Jan 2008 7:46PM
Good find, Mike. I like them both.

dathersmith 11 559 12 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2008 7:54PM
A great image(s) Mike. I agree with you regarding the crop and Bill has already used the words I had in my mind - large area of uninteresting sky.

taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
14 Jan 2008 1:08AM
Like them both, Splendid find!


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