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Pouring Down Again!

By MrsS    
Hi All! Happy Thursday Smile

Decided to give you a break from Howick, so here's on from our trip out on Sunday afternoon.

When we went up this way two years ago, MrTheLens told us about this super waterfall, and guess what? When we went into Berwick's tourist office, there was a huge poster of it. So we set off to find it way back then.

To say the least, Dave's directions were brief, consisting of "Go doon the road and it's just there, bit of a scramble doon, mind" - all done with his wonderful North Eastern accent - and try as we might, although we could hear the water, we could NOT find the way down to it, finally giving up the ghost and heading back to the car, surrounded by a swarm of flies with HUGE teeth (I'm a tad phobic about things buzzing around my head!).

So anyway, armed with better directions this time "I tell yer it's just doon there, man!" we decided to try again, and once again failed on our first attempt.

Fortunately, Paul had spotted a track off to the left, just after we entered the track, and with a "nothing ventured - nothing gained" attitude, we took it. After a short wander, in a mostly downwards directions, there it was - the now infamous Routin Lynn.

Hope you like, there was just about enough light to make it interesting, and it was worth the trip (I think). At least there were no flies around this time! Smile

Thanks for calling in, going to cook dinner and then settle down to watch Liverpool on tele - fingers crossed! Smile

LARGE might just be a bit more rushing-waterly bigger Wink

8 secs @ f16 ISO 50

Fran x

Tags: General Landscape and travel

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fraser 12 631 14 Scotland
18 Feb 2010 5:49PM
Love this Fran. The water looks like shafts of light.

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AnnieKisster 6 6 1 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2010 5:49PM
A really wonderful sharp soft contrast at play here. Lovely.
CarolG Plus
9 196 19 Greece
18 Feb 2010 5:53PM
A glorious fall, Fran, bet you were glad you eventually found it, everything comes to those who wait! Carol
OliPackwood 6 5 5 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2010 5:57PM
Amazing shot. Grin

MrsS 10 4.5k 18 England
18 Feb 2010 5:58PM
Thanks Fraser, Annie, Carol & Oli Smile

The only problem once we did find it, Carol, was that it's quite an enclosed space and the spray was everywhere! Smile

Fran x
18 Feb 2010 6:01PM
This was well worth looking for - wonderful !!

mudge Plus
14 234 75 England
18 Feb 2010 6:02PM
A great image, particularly when viewed large
18 Feb 2010 6:05PM
Superb Fran
Billyray 8 70 3 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2010 6:06PM
An excellent shot Fran. Excellent lighting and colours.
MrsS 10 4.5k 18 England
18 Feb 2010 6:07PM
Thanks Chris, Fernley, Gareth & Ray Smile

Good to meet you today, Ray Smile

Fran x
Hanners Plus
10 875 10 Ireland
18 Feb 2010 6:11PM
now this is m,y kind of shot, ya could've marked location though.... Wink
rockfish 6 1 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2010 6:26PM
Beautiful image. I love the colour and detail in the wet rock contrasting with the softness of the water.
CathyI 12 344 3 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2010 6:32PM
A very rushing-waterly lovely shot! As I've similarly commented on your other half's latest upload, the softness of the water against the hardness of the rocks is excellent! I have to admit that I find the greenery on the left a tad distracting though...
JASPERIMAGE 10 55 1 Scotland
18 Feb 2010 6:35PM
Cracker, well worth the effort.
LesF 10 182 9
18 Feb 2010 6:38PM

jeanie Plus
12 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2010 6:40PM
I love this sort of shot and you pulled it off beautifully Fran.
MrsS 10 4.5k 18 England
18 Feb 2010 6:53PM
Thanks MrH, Peter, Cathy, Brian, MrF & Jeannie Smile

We had enough trouble finding it, never mind geo-tagging it, MrH Wink

Just goes to show, Cathy, I deliberately kept the greenery in to add a touch of contrasting colour. Good job we're not all the same, tho', isn't it? Smile

Quote:I love this sort of shot

You & me both, Missus! Smile

Cheers Folks
Fran x
Ian-Munro 8 200 15 Wales
18 Feb 2010 7:05PM
Nice light Fran.
MikeH 11 217 4 England
18 Feb 2010 7:08PM
waw, this looks magical!
chris-p Plus
11 65 England
18 Feb 2010 7:16PM
Magic shot indeed...
MrsS 10 4.5k 18 England
18 Feb 2010 7:18PM
Thanks Ian, Mike, Carly & MrP Smile

Fran x
TyChee Plus
11 275 1 United States
18 Feb 2010 7:26PM
Awesome shot.
martinl 13 265 2 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2010 7:32PM
Works beautifully this Fran, lovely light on the falls.
MrsS 10 4.5k 18 England
18 Feb 2010 7:40PM
Thanks Ty & MrEEK Smile

Off to watch the match now - catch up at half-time Smile

Fran x
Rapido57 6 1 England
18 Feb 2010 9:18PM
Absolutely brilliant! Well worth the effort of searching it out, one to be very proud of. Well done !

RockArea 10 18 3 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2010 9:23PM
What an amazing place. Looks like fairy tale land (I bet you thought DTL was telling you fairy stories). I love the light you've captured.

RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
18 Feb 2010 10:03PM
This is a real beauty, Fran. The way you have captured the falls and with that magic lighting suffusing the scene - absolutely wonderful. Full marks for this one.
derekhansen Plus
8 210 24 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2010 10:04PM
A fine study in water movement and light.

MrsS 10 4.5k 18 England
18 Feb 2010 10:30PM
Thanks Paul, David, Ronnie & Derek Smile

Gosh, Ronnie - certainly wasn't expecting that!! Thanks ever so much for your UA - means a lot Grin

Cheers Folks
Fran x
bunbeam 11 2 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2010 11:03PM
edrhodes 11 546 12 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2010 11:45PM
Wonderful image Fran, really captures the imagination.

Mr Doo...Smile
danbrann Plus
12 628 17
19 Feb 2010 8:51AM
A favourite amongst North East Club photographers Fran but that didn't stop you doing it well.
dazzaman 10 631 England
19 Feb 2010 9:03AM
a 5d eh wow.
youve got the shutter speed spot on for the water fran.
this is a lovely shot.
daz Smile
Rob66 7 1 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2010 9:04AM
MrsS 10 4.5k 18 England
19 Feb 2010 9:04AM
Thanks Bun, MrDoo, Danny, MrLer & Rob Smile

It was a bargain, Daz, couldn't say no! Smile

Fran x
LukeParkinson 6 30 3 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2010 10:00AM
Very very good shot again Fran! Very well done
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2010 5:24PM
LARGE is a must! what a superb water, motion, wetlook and I could go on about this capture....the detail and exposure is fab!
love it
MrsS 10 4.5k 18 England
19 Feb 2010 5:47PM
Thanks Luke & Lillian Smile

Fran x
viscostatic 10 35 5 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2010 6:29PM
Wonderful subtle tones and colours.

MrsS 10 4.5k 18 England
19 Feb 2010 6:34PM
Thanks Phil Smile

Mynett 8 142 6 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2010 6:35PM
magical capture, I love this one

nishad1994 6 264 Oman
20 Feb 2010 10:11AM
Amazing photograph Fran. I am hungry for more of your fabulous photographs. Smile

20 Feb 2010 10:47AM
lovely shot Fran detail and light really work

MrsS 10 4.5k 18 England
21 Feb 2010 3:50PM
Thanks Linda, Nishad & Mark Smile

Glad you like it, Folks Smile

fran x
dave thelens 13 936 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2010 6:40PM
Ah divent taaalk like that mon !!!!

MrsS 10 4.5k 18 England
15 Mar 2010 7:30PM

Ta chuck Smile

F x

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