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Rope Ferry

By Soom
Had a fantastic couple of days away in and around the Wye Valley last weekend. Despite the horrendous weather forecast we stayed mainly dry and even managed to sit outside and enjoy a drink in this beautiful setting at Symonds Yat. This was taken on the Friday afternoon - sure beats sitting in an office working!
The ancient Rope Ferry is propelled only by pulling the rope along on the overhead wire and I'm sure its not as easy as the Ferryman makes it look!
Thanks for looking and any comments, constructive criticism and votes always welcome.

Tags: River Boat Transport Rope Ferry Symonds yat Landscape and travel

Voters: JPatrickM, gwynn56, babajoshua and 7 more

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JPatrickM 9 2 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2012 12:44AM
Very pleasant tranquil scene ----- and the beer looks to be a good local brew !

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tonyguitar 4 55 32 Canada
27 Apr 2012 6:16AM
Serenity! Very nice, but that DOF. How is that done? f32 and looong exposure or composite? TG
27 Apr 2012 8:46PM
Taken from the saracens head, if i'm not mistaken, cracking shot.

stevey 4 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2012 9:18PM
Nice shot, but blatant advertising lol.
Soom 11 1 England
28 Apr 2012 9:24AM
Thank you all for your votes and comments. Yes Den - this was at the Saracens Head - a lovely spot to stop for a pint (or two).
TG I am afraid the DOF is all the work of the camera - all set to automatic, I just composed the shot by focusing on the beer (not to close) and then moved slightly so it was at the side of he frame to include the boats on the river.
tonyguitar 4 55 32 Canada
28 Apr 2012 6:02PM
Thank you for that Soom, You'll make a photog out of this novice yet. TG

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