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River Otter, Budleigh Salterton, Devon

By starckimages
As I approached this spot, the reflections were perfect on the surface of the water.
But a young lad - off to the right - threw a stone into the water just as I was about to take the picture. I thought this may have spoiled the shot but, looking at the result, I feel it's improved by the presence of the ripples.

Tags: River Trees Black and white Ripples Reflection in water

Voters: Scottishlandscapes, mike9005, konig and 23 more


15 Oct 2019 7:07AM
Sometimes the unexpected can produce a surprise result. It's a grand reflection all the same.

Boys have been tossing stones into water for all of time I'm quite sure.


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konig 1 14 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2019 7:23AM
Amazing shot and processing!
dixy 8 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2019 8:51AM
I love this scene, itís great in black and white. I have taken it many times.
15 Oct 2019 3:58PM
Lovely image and I think the boy did you a me, the ripples just add that little bit extra and add character. Very nicely processed, too.


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