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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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Comments


ewanrayment 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.

Ewan

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Tonyd3 12 1.0k 15 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2005 8:10AM
Great light well seen
PatrickSmith 11 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.
Patrick
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
31 Mar 2005 8:12AM
Lovely colours and reflections. Great

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

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

Lucien.
wallypics 11 3
31 Mar 2005 8:17AM
wow, stunning colours.. perfect shot!
31 Mar 2005 8:19AM
Stunning shot great dof spot on,
Click
Neil...
Skinz 13 94
31 Mar 2005 8:20AM
Wonderful image - great location.

Rich
sze4j 12 56 Singapore
31 Mar 2005 8:20AM
such perfect reflections!!
phil_1975 12 165 United Kingdom
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.

Phil.
Hazard 12 1.2k United Kingdom
31 Mar 2005 8:22AM
absolutely superb
karenpics 11 2
31 Mar 2005 8:23AM
WOW a great image very well done click
Karen
deegee 11 181 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2005 8:24AM
Simply stunning lanscape, from the beautiful reflection, to the light patterns on the mountains.
martinduke 12 37 England
31 Mar 2005 8:24AM
Great light and colours - really nice composition too.
Nice work
Martin
vparmar 11 7 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2005 8:24AM
Beautiful scene fantastis shot well done. Click
vinny
Jimbob 11 9 England
31 Mar 2005 8:26AM
a stunner spot on jimbo
deavilin 12 341 1 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2005 8:26AM
Outstanding shot, so sharp and beautifulSmile

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

Smile Shelley
ReidFJR 11 310 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2005 8:33AM
Great reflection light and colour - FR
cdm36 12 391 7 England
31 Mar 2005 8:33AM
Great reflections, nicely seen.

Chris.
TonyA 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.

Antonio
terry_cavner 11 332 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2005 8:38AM
Oh Yeah....excellent
MarkyMarc 11 498 Canada
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-

Marc
geoffash26 12 2.5k United Kingdom
31 Mar 2005 8:51AM
Its all been said
Stunning
Geoff
gemeit 12 78 Scotland
31 Mar 2005 8:56AM
Great shot beautiful view
Aurora 12 3 England
31 Mar 2005 9:04AM
Great mirror image shot and what wonderful colours.
Barbara
jakabout 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
Yogendra 12 22 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2005 9:10AM
Excellent shot, Superb.

Yogendra
ptilley 14 11 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2005 9:13AM
Thanks loads for all the comments! Paul.
tmann 11 4 2 United States
31 Mar 2005 9:17AM
Fantastic Capture!!!
Thomas
Falconer 11 16
31 Mar 2005 9:23AM
great conditions and well presented, click
firzhugh 11 13 New Zealand
31 Mar 2005 9:39AM
great image, fantastic colours and reflections
John_Duckett 12 386 2 Norfolk Island
31 Mar 2005 9:43AM
This really is a beautiful shot. The black boarder really brings the colours out.

John
31 Mar 2005 9:50AM
Excellent reflections - superb.

Jennywren.
dpemberton 12 25
31 Mar 2005 9:51AM
Outstanding - Click

David
silburkp 12 3 England
31 Mar 2005 9:52AM
Excellent composition, great use of reflections and strong colours.
rf 12 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2005 10:12AM
excellent image good colour and reflections well taken click.
Cristian 11 950 1
31 Mar 2005 10:42AM
Amazing shot.

(click)

Cristian
hsreid 11 20 Scotland
31 Mar 2005 10:42AM
Beautifully sharp, great shot and perfect reflection
Stewart
tigerminx 12 237 South Africa
31 Mar 2005 11:34AM
A first class image.
Bruce.
31 Mar 2005 11:58AM
what a beatiful shot really well done here
the clarity and contrast is spot 1
fantastic a big click
mellyleth 12 212 United Kingdom
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
jenni
shutter speed 12 369 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2005 12:31PM
I'll add to list of Fans of this shot a class image lovely work Paul.

Ian.
john short 12 25 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2005 12:34PM
beautiful !! what else can I say........
markp11 12 4 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2005 1:38PM
Stunning Image ... Wow !!
scragend 12 3 Scotland
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 14 11 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2005 2:53PM
Thanks again for all the comments, much appreciated! Paul.
Desh_M 11 387
31 Mar 2005 6:54PM
Excellent shot!
**CLICK
obz_uk 12 1 United Kingdom
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

Howard
Casper 11
1 Apr 2005 12:56AM
Great shot
vivid colors
-Casper
xinia 11 54
1 Apr 2005 2:32AM
brilliant picture Paul - it's got that wow factor
Wow, what a great shot.
Val
claret 12 49 England
1 Apr 2005 4:27AM
Quality work.
Iain
ChristineL 11 39 United Kingdom
1 Apr 2005 7:19AM
Wonderful colours and superb reflections,
nice work,
Chris.
dalischone 12 295 Scotland
1 Apr 2005 7:41AM
Wow, stunning shot, beautiful reflections and fantastic colours.

Tracy
benedict 12 26
1 Apr 2005 9:00AM
Niiice, that's simply excellent. well done. Click
benedict
gwyn h 12 432
1 Apr 2005 12:49PM
Absolutely superb work.

Gwyn
ericfaragh 13 132 3 United Kingdom
1 Apr 2005 1:45PM
Beautiful deep colours, nice reflection shot. Well done.
glazzaro 11 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!!!

Greg
shane 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

click
shane
arnieg Plus
12 703 England
1 Apr 2005 11:00PM
stunning capture
arnie
damianlinley 11 10
2 Apr 2005 12:59AM
Sinply awesome,
click
Damian
plutoman 12 347
2 Apr 2005 10:41PM
Thats a good un Paul, its all been said above, lovely colour and reflections..

Craig
kinfatric 12 550 9 Scotland
3 Apr 2005 11:48AM
now this is a fine shot.
Kin.
mtbrider 12 3
3 Apr 2005 5:09PM
What a beaut... Love the reflections. *click*
yjjeep 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!!!

John
borisv 11 3
4 Apr 2005 7:43AM
beautiful scene
4 Apr 2005 2:32PM
A lovely shot, looks like a great place, well done.
Geoff.
shidee 12 9
5 Apr 2005 12:51PM
Excellent work, very beautiful.

Shidee.
lydiatelad 12 2
5 Apr 2005 4:14PM
Superb composition, colours and reflections. Like it.
Ray
ovi 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.
ovi(click).
mikears 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!

CLick
Mike
owenclarke 12 93
6 Apr 2005 7:10AM
stunning shot. so crisp and clear and such a perfect reflection. well spotted
ade_mcfade 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

Ade
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
Portknockie 11 48 Scotland
6 Apr 2005 11:26PM
Beautiful shot superb colours and detail.

Spot on.

Don
evelen 11 5 England
7 Apr 2005 10:05AM
a beautifull scene the colours are lovely. great shot. thank you for your comments.

eve.
evelen 11 5 England
7 Apr 2005 10:05AM
a beautifull scene the colours are lovely. great shot. thank you for your comments.

eve.
lollydeakins 11 42 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2005 12:45PM
Can't really add much else......just beautiful !
Ethan_photo 11 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.
7 Apr 2005 4:19PM
Amazing image. love the reflection.
-Craig
discreetphoton 11 3.5k 20 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2005 6:45PM
I've never seen it this still. Stunning.

David.
paulcr 11 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 14 11 United Kingdom
10 Apr 2005 12:27PM
Thanks loads for the comments! Paul.
donnaree 12 36
10 Apr 2005 1:29PM
How did I miss this??
WOW!! It's breathtaking.

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

excellent

jim
Gavin 11 17
14 Apr 2005 12:39PM
surreal capture

Gavin
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)

Lucien.
Ceciliat 11 6 Philippines
15 Apr 2005 7:52PM
Simply magnificent!!
Awesome view...
Cesie
old timer 12 55 1 Scotland
16 Apr 2005 8:44AM
How in Heaven's name did I miss seeing this stunning shot befoer?!
Jim
markthompson 12 13 United Kingdom
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.
Mark
jan 1 12 12 Netherlands
17 Apr 2005 2:38PM
Excellent processed.
Jan
deltafour 12 13
17 Apr 2005 3:39PM
Stunning shot.Colour,composition, presentation; all excellent.

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

Lee.
tf 12 156
20 Apr 2005 7:21AM
Cor! Looks great, especially opening up the large version. Like the dappled sun on the far hills.
21 Apr 2005 1:52PM
Wow! absolutely stunning shot. Love the composition and of course that wonderful reflection. Well taken.
Angi
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dalowsons 12 89 Australia
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.

Ade
22 Apr 2005 5:00PM
Your photography is stunning..
Mike Gray 12 382 United Kingdom
22 Apr 2005 10:32PM
Wow this is fantastic, i cant say any more
Regards
Mike
23 Apr 2005 7:51AM
Deserves 'Editor's Choice' - to say the least! Beautiful picture.
johnjrp 12 432 5 Australia
24 Apr 2005 4:29AM
Its all been said above. Great shot. click. John
whipspeed 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.
Sarah
ptilley 14 11 United Kingdom
24 Apr 2005 7:26AM
Thanks again for all the comments. Much appreciated. Paul.
ryuneo 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 image...it has all been said.Well done!

Fran
turtle1 12 41 United Kingdom
24 Apr 2005 1:38PM
Stunning image - brilliant reflections and colour contrast
BarbaraSmile
User_Removed 11 132
24 Apr 2005 2:46PM
fantastic picture. amazing reflections and colours.
24 Apr 2005 3:36PM
Simply Stunning. click!!
Keith
24 Apr 2005 7:20PM
Very lovely reflection...wish I could be there someday...excellent capture!!!...=)
Snapper_T 12 862 United Kingdom
24 Apr 2005 11:42PM
So its safe to say this is a good shot then! Lovely saturation in this.
Trev
andytvcams 14 10.4k United Kingdom
25 Apr 2005 6:27AM
Breathtaking Beauty.

Andy...
daviewat 12 4.1k Scotland
25 Apr 2005 7:01AM
Well all been said, so my twopence worth is Stunning absolutly stunning.

Dave
StevenPrice 11 30 2 England
25 Apr 2005 1:36PM
An excellent image i really love this Paul the colours A reflection are just fantasic.
regards
Steve.
Atlas 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 ☼☼☼☼☼

Rob
ptilley 14 11 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2005 10:39AM
Thanks again for all the comments, very good of everyone. Much appreciated. Paul.
annaliese 12 421 1 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2005 2:29PM
Awesome shot,superb capture!

annaliese
27 Apr 2005 1:59AM
Hey,this is great!Congrats!!!
Morpyre Plus
11 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
Joanie 11 3
29 Apr 2005 12:13AM
Excellent shot. Picture Perfect as they would say.... Well done. Smile
faulknerstv 12 421 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2005 10:44AM
Absolutly faultless.

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

Ella
highlander 12 32 Scotland
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.
Doug.
ptilley 14 11 United Kingdom
1 May 2005 2:10PM
Thanks to everyone again! Thanks Doug, very kind of you. Cheers, Paul.
solkku 11 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.

Paavo
tce5 12 61 United Kingdom
1 May 2005 4:09PM
Hi Paul,
This is stunning. A beautiful scene with fantastic colours and lighting.
Tanya
bismah 12 45
1 May 2005 11:05PM
Beautiful shot superb colours and detail
Bernie 12 2.2k
2 May 2005 2:15AM
Agree with all the above.
joggievs 12 3
2 May 2005 7:58AM
An outstanding image with great colours and composition - well done.
Joggie
Terryd1 12 1 United Kingdom
2 May 2005 10:22AM
Just fab!
clintnewsham 11 121 1 England
2 May 2005 10:27AM
love the reflections and colouring in this shot, excellent

click clint
lizziew 11 5
2 May 2005 12:17PM
wow what more can i say just beautiful...liz
phiggy 14 6 United Kingdom
3 May 2005 2:11PM
Beatiful capture!
click

Phil
3 May 2005 9:55PM
It's all been said, excellent shot.
lobsterboy Plus
12 14.7k 13 United Kingdom
3 May 2005 11:47PM
Just knocked it up to click 160!!!
TeresaH 11 1.1k United Kingdom
4 May 2005 3:23AM
This is a stunning picture of one of my favourite places in the Lakes. I only live in Kendal, would be nice to meet up with you and take some pictures. Teresa.
suzieosman 12 66 United Kingdom
4 May 2005 4:58AM
Outstanding landscape.....Absolutely stunning colours....the reflections are amazing.....C'mon Pete, where's the EC for this????.....Sue
ptilley 14 11 United Kingdom
4 May 2005 12:34PM
Thanks again to everyone! I'm made up with the comments. Teresa, I am up in the Lakes every couple of weeks if possible and would love to meet up some time, send me an email anytime! What a place to live! Great! Regards, Paul.
ptilley 14 11 United Kingdom
4 May 2005 12:38PM
Hi Sue, Thanks for that, great of you to comment! In a way it makes your comments and all other comments even better! Thanks again, Paul.
carlton 11 2 United Kingdom
6 May 2005 10:58AM
wow nice shot hopefully one day. I will take a shot like this .
IanFlindt 11 740 21 United Kingdom
12 May 2005 8:33AM
How the heck did I miss this? Oh, I know, I was on holiday in Scotland at the time.

This deserves every one of the 163 clicks received so far. Gorgeous reflections, excellent composition. A beautiful shot.
Cat&Mouse 13 113 Russian Federation
30 May 2005 1:24PM
STUNNING!

Malik & Mary.