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Reflections in the Tarn

By ptilley  
Shot at Blea Tarn in the Lake District.

Tags: Landscape and travel

Voters: JamieB, gndphotography, ewanrayment and 258 more

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ewanrayment Plus
12 718 1 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2005 8:10AM
What a beautiful scene. The reflections are amazing, as are the colours. Good strong composition too - nicely done.


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Tonyd3 Plus
12 1.0k 15 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2005 8:10AM
Great light well seen
PatrickSmith Plus
12 1.2k 2 United States
31 Mar 2005 8:12AM
Nice composition with those rocks leading th eye right up to those mountians. Liek the reflections and the tranqulity of this scene.
jaktis Plus
13 84 Sweden
31 Mar 2005 8:12AM
Lovely colours and reflections. Great

JouŠo Plus
12 56 Finland
31 Mar 2005 8:13AM
Fantastic shot!
Beautiful view.

User_Removed 12 386 2 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2005 8:15AM
A beautiful picture, excellent reflections great composition.

wallypics 11 3
31 Mar 2005 8:17AM
wow, stunning colours.. perfect shot!
Stunning shot great dof spot on,
Skinz Plus
13 94
31 Mar 2005 8:20AM
Wonderful image - great location.

sze4j Plus
12 56 Singapore
31 Mar 2005 8:20AM
such perfect reflections!!
31 Mar 2005 8:21AM
This is one of my favourite places in the Lake District and this is a terrific capture. Such amazing colours and reflections.

Hazard Plus
13 1.2k United Kingdom
31 Mar 2005 8:22AM
absolutely superb
31 Mar 2005 8:23AM
WOW a great image very well done click
deegee Plus
11 181 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2005 8:24AM
Simply stunning lanscape, from the beautiful reflection, to the light patterns on the mountains.
31 Mar 2005 8:24AM
Great light and colours - really nice composition too.
Nice work
31 Mar 2005 8:24AM
Beautiful scene fantastis shot well done. Click
31 Mar 2005 8:26AM
a stunner spot on jimbo
deavilin Plus
12 341 1 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2005 8:26AM
Outstanding shot, so sharp and beautifulSmile

31 Mar 2005 8:32AM
beautiful, tranquil, stunning love the colours tones & reflection *Click

Smile Shelley
ReidFJR Plus
12 310 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2005 8:33AM
Great reflection light and colour - FR
cdm36 Plus
13 391 7 England
31 Mar 2005 8:33AM
Great reflections, nicely seen.

TonyA Plus
11 11 Spain
31 Mar 2005 8:37AM
Gorgeous scene with excellent reflections.
Good composition with the rocks in the foreground, the reflections and the tranqulity of this image.

31 Mar 2005 8:38AM
Oh Yeah....excellent
31 Mar 2005 8:43AM
I'm beginning to think that you guys carry around these giant mirrors to use in these types of shots =) The reflections are fantastic, I also really like the variety of earth tones in the hills. -click-

geoffash26 Plus
12 2.5k United Kingdom
31 Mar 2005 8:51AM
Its all been said
gemeit Plus
12 78 Scotland
31 Mar 2005 8:56AM
Great shot beautiful view
31 Mar 2005 9:04AM
Great mirror image shot and what wonderful colours.
jakabout Plus
12 1.7k 1 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2005 9:06AM
Clarity is incredible. I love everything about it and I don't usually wax lyrical about landscapes.... Judi
31 Mar 2005 9:10AM
Excellent shot, Superb.

ptilley Plus
15 11 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2005 9:13AM
Thanks loads for all the comments! Paul.
tmann Plus
12 4 2 United States
31 Mar 2005 9:17AM
Fantastic Capture!!!
31 Mar 2005 9:23AM
great conditions and well presented, click
31 Mar 2005 9:39AM
great image, fantastic colours and reflections
31 Mar 2005 9:43AM
This really is a beautiful shot. The black boarder really brings the colours out.

Excellent reflections - superb.

31 Mar 2005 9:51AM
Outstanding - Click

31 Mar 2005 9:52AM
Excellent composition, great use of reflections and strong colours.
rf Plus
12 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2005 10:12AM
excellent image good colour and reflections well taken click.
Cristian Plus
12 950 1
31 Mar 2005 10:42AM
Amazing shot.


hsreid Plus
11 20 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2005 10:42AM
Beautifully sharp, great shot and perfect reflection
31 Mar 2005 11:34AM
A first class image.
what a beatiful shot really well done here
the clarity and contrast is spot 1
fantastic a big click
31 Mar 2005 12:12PM
What a lovely scene, looks like the place where you can get away from it all.
31 Mar 2005 12:18PM
Stunning. Wonderful Reflections too
31 Mar 2005 12:31PM
I'll add to list of Fans of this shot a class image lovely work Paul.

31 Mar 2005 12:34PM
beautiful !! what else can I say........
31 Mar 2005 1:38PM
Stunning Image ... Wow !!
31 Mar 2005 2:13PM
Just brilliant! A very nice shot!
31 Mar 2005 2:47PM
Beautiful shot. Great colours and smooth appearance. Den Smile
ptilley Plus
15 11 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2005 2:53PM
Thanks again for all the comments, much appreciated! Paul.
Desh_M Plus
12 387
31 Mar 2005 6:54PM
Excellent shot!
1 Apr 2005 12:24AM
This has got to be about the best shot of Blea Tarn I have ever seen.
Amazing reflections, with the Pikes as a backdrop.
well done

1 Apr 2005 12:56AM
Great shot
vivid colors
xinia Plus
11 54
1 Apr 2005 2:32AM
brilliant picture Paul - it's got that wow factor
Wow, what a great shot.
claret Plus
12 49 England
1 Apr 2005 4:27AM
Quality work.
ChristineL 11 39 United Kingdom
1 Apr 2005 7:19AM
Wonderful colours and superb reflections,
nice work,
1 Apr 2005 7:41AM
Wow, stunning shot, beautiful reflections and fantastic colours.

1 Apr 2005 9:00AM
Niiice, that's simply excellent. well done. Click
gwyn h Plus
12 432
1 Apr 2005 12:49PM
Absolutely superb work.

ericfaragh Plus
13 138 4 United Kingdom
1 Apr 2005 1:45PM
Beautiful deep colours, nice reflection shot. Well done.
glazzaro Plus
12 70 23 United States
1 Apr 2005 3:07PM
Wow, this is brilliant, beyond words, Colors and detail superb! Reflections are gorgeous! Well taken! Spot on! click!!!

shane Plus
12 7 United Kingdom
1 Apr 2005 10:55PM
Hi Paul

This is totally stunning, beautiful.

Thanks mate for your kind comments left on my portrait

arnieg Plus
12 704 England
1 Apr 2005 11:00PM
stunning capture
2 Apr 2005 12:59AM
Sinply awesome,
plutoman Plus
12 347
2 Apr 2005 10:41PM
Thats a good un Paul, its all been said above, lovely colour and reflections..

kinfatric Plus
12 550 9 Scotland
3 Apr 2005 11:48AM
now this is a fine shot.
3 Apr 2005 5:09PM
What a beaut... Love the reflections. *click*
yjjeep Plus
12 13
3 Apr 2005 7:13PM
I almost fell of my chair when i looked at large version.Gorgeous and then some.GREAT JOB!!!

4 Apr 2005 7:43AM
beautiful scene
4 Apr 2005 2:32PM
A lovely shot, looks like a great place, well done.
5 Apr 2005 12:51PM
Excellent work, very beautiful.

Superb composition, colours and reflections. Like it.
ovi Plus
12 11 1 Romania
5 Apr 2005 4:37PM
So quiet,so calm and peaceful.Superb image.Great exposure with details even in the dark sites of the image.Superb.
mikears Plus
12 89 Canada
6 Apr 2005 7:01AM
WOW - I don't think I've ever seen your portfolio - looks nice, but this shot is spectacular - very nice reflection with such deep colours!

6 Apr 2005 7:10AM
stunning shot. so crisp and clear and such a perfect reflection. well spotted
ade_mcfade Plus
12 15.2k 216 England
6 Apr 2005 12:09PM
click no. 93!

beautiful shot and the blues are sensational...

got to get to the lakes this year

Mavis Plus
14 143 2 England
6 Apr 2005 10:35PM
It is a really great photo . One or two clicks to prove it Paul x
6 Apr 2005 11:26PM
Beautiful shot superb colours and detail.

Spot on.

7 Apr 2005 10:05AM
a beautifull scene the colours are lovely. great shot. thank you for your comments.

7 Apr 2005 10:05AM
a beautifull scene the colours are lovely. great shot. thank you for your comments.

7 Apr 2005 12:45PM
Can't really add much else......just beautiful !
Ethan_photo 12 15
7 Apr 2005 4:09PM
I have no idea how you get those tones to be like that.So smooooth.
It is so good mate.
Amazing image. love the reflection.
discreetphoton Plus
12 3.5k 20 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2005 6:45PM
I've never seen it this still. Stunning.

paulcr Plus
12 1.5k 9 Ireland
10 Apr 2005 12:13PM
Your last 3 uploads are just amazing Paul. This has all the elements of a perfect capture; Colour, tone, clarity, perspective, composition, saturation and presentation. It's brilliant. SO well done. PAul
ptilley Plus
15 11 United Kingdom
10 Apr 2005 12:27PM
Thanks loads for the comments! Paul.
10 Apr 2005 1:29PM
How did I miss this??
WOW!! It's breathtaking.

turtle1 12 41 United Kingdom
10 Apr 2005 2:14PM
Brilliant image - colours - refelection - composition superb
scottydog 12 206
10 Apr 2005 2:25PM
awesome colour and detail


Gavin Plus
12 17
14 Apr 2005 12:39PM
surreal capture

User_Removed 12 386 2 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2005 1:45PM
I will be very busy for the next two to three months so if you see some apparent phantom clicks without any comment it may well be me.
I apologise in advance for not taking as much time as I might wish to in order to comment.
Thank you for your comments and clicks on my past uploads.
Rest assured I will be back to commenting on all my favourites of which you are one as soon as time allows. :0)

15 Apr 2005 7:52PM
Simply magnificent!!
Awesome view...
old timer Plus
12 55 1 Scotland
16 Apr 2005 8:44AM
How in Heaven's name did I miss seeing this stunning shot befoer?!
17 Apr 2005 11:56AM
Stunning image. Love the saturated colours & superb relection. Blea Tarn is a favourite spot of mine - may get round to posting a shot or two sometime.
jan 1 Plus
12 12 Netherlands
17 Apr 2005 2:38PM
Excellent processed.
17 Apr 2005 3:39PM
Stunning shot.Colour,composition, presentation; all excellent.

LAF Plus
13 1.7k
18 Apr 2005 7:33AM
WOW! God only knows how I'd missed this. Spectacular.

tf Plus
13 156
20 Apr 2005 7:21AM
Cor! Looks great, especially opening up the large version. Like the dappled sun on the far hills.
Wow! absolutely stunning shot. Love the composition and of course that wonderful reflection. Well taken.
21 Apr 2005 3:20PM
Perfect lighting in this, very well taken.
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
22 Apr 2005 3:32AM
1001 apologies for missing this one....what a stunner.

Your photography is stunning..
22 Apr 2005 10:32PM
Wow this is fantastic, i cant say any more
Deserves 'Editor's Choice' - to say the least! Beautiful picture.
johnjrp Plus
12 432 5 Australia
24 Apr 2005 4:29AM
Its all been said above. Great shot. click. John
whipspeed Plus
12 4.2k 22 United Kingdom
24 Apr 2005 6:56AM
All been said before, but this really is a superb big view. I'm also surprised you've not had an award for it.
ptilley Plus
15 11 United Kingdom
24 Apr 2005 7:26AM
Thanks again for all the comments. Much appreciated. Paul.
ryuneo Plus
11 67
24 Apr 2005 9:23AM
Beautiful! Don't think I have ever seen water has still as that. Congrats
24 Apr 2005 12:33PM
Have no 129!! An absolutely stunning has all been said.Well done!

turtle1 12 41 United Kingdom
24 Apr 2005 1:38PM
Stunning image - brilliant reflections and colour contrast
User_Removed 11 132
24 Apr 2005 2:46PM
fantastic picture. amazing reflections and colours.
24 Apr 2005 3:36PM
Simply Stunning. click!!
Very lovely reflection...wish I could be there someday...excellent capture!!!...=)
24 Apr 2005 11:42PM
So its safe to say this is a good shot then! Lovely saturation in this.
andytvcams Plus
14 10.4k United Kingdom
25 Apr 2005 6:27AM
Breathtaking Beauty.

daviewat Plus
13 4.1k Scotland
25 Apr 2005 7:01AM
Well all been said, so my twopence worth is Stunning absolutly stunning.

25 Apr 2005 1:36PM
An excellent image i really love this Paul the colours A reflection are just fantasic.
Atlas Plus
13 621 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2005 10:30AM
Sorry for taking so long to get round to looking at your work Paul. This is an absolute dream of a shot ☼☼☼☼☼

ptilley Plus
15 11 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2005 10:39AM
Thanks again for all the comments, very good of everyone. Much appreciated. Paul.
annaliese Plus
12 421 1 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2005 2:29PM
Awesome shot,superb capture!

27 Apr 2005 1:59AM
Hey,this is great!Congrats!!!
Morpyre Plus
12 1.6k 8 Wales
27 Apr 2005 3:57AM
absolutely stunning image, perfect for a calender, postcard and posters. great composition and i agree the rocks lead the eye into the image.

keep up the great work

peter "morpyre" turner
29 Apr 2005 12:13AM
Excellent shot. Picture Perfect as they would say.... Well done. Smile
29 Apr 2005 10:44AM
Absolutly faultless.

gajj Plus
12 32
29 Apr 2005 7:05PM
Feel a bit silly adding the 145th click, don't know where I've been!
ellavr Plus
12 66
1 May 2005 12:24AM
I agree with Jan. Sorry to only be the 146!! What a cracking shot.

1 May 2005 2:05PM
Hello Paul, you will appreciate I have not been on the site as much as I would have liked of late but when I look at this shot I am sorry to have missed its progress and all on your own with no help from the ePz team which is more commendable...good colours and clarity with a brilliant reflection complimenting your skilful exposure. Well done.
ptilley Plus
15 11 United Kingdom
1 May 2005 2:10PM
Thanks to everyone again! Thanks Doug, very kind of you. Cheers, Paul.
solkku Plus
12 25
1 May 2005 2:32PM
Great shot! You've captured the moment well. I love the colours and the reflections in the water. Keep up the good work! Clicked.

tce5 Plus
12 61 United Kingdom
1 May 2005 4:09PM
Hi Paul,
This is stunning. A beautiful scene with fantastic colours and lighting.
bismah Plus
12 45
1 May 2005 11:05PM
Beautiful shot superb colours and detail
Bernie 13 2.2k
2 May 2005 2:15AM
Agree with all the above.
2 May 2005 7:58AM
An outstanding image with great colours and composition - well done.
2 May 2005 10:22AM
Just fab!
2 May 2005 10:27AM
love the reflections and colouring in this shot, excellent

click clint