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The Edge of the World

By jeanie      
Had a promising start at Higger Tor this morning with Mr Meangreeny and The Rug. Thought we had left the pea soup on Snake Pass and we arrived at Higger with a clear sky to the east.. However after grabbing a few shots, the mist caught up with us and came down over the Edges, and failed to lift for us.

Not long before we gave up and headed back to the swimming pool cafe for breakfast, I got a couple of shots of Simon and Jura contemplating the morning arrival....

Probably won't go down well but as soon as I saw this when I uploaded, I rather liked it so up it goes Smile.

Tags: General Landscape and travel

Voters: johnriley1uk, martin.w, LesF and 72 more

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martin.w 14 430 22 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2009 7:53PM
Both the sunrise and light were rather good over Sheffield, but as soon as we crossed the border the mist enveloped all. Still like this though..and at least you got a glimpse of the sun Wink

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paulett 7 19 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2009 7:56PM
beautiful !

paula
andy_AHG 7 106 6 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2009 8:02PM
I agree with you Jeanie, I like it too. I think it has a great atmosphere and it a very different take on make Peaks scenes. I was on Higger yesterday morning and although it started off grey, some lovely light broke through after about an hour.

Andy
jeanie Plus
12 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2009 8:06PM
Thanks Martin, Paula and Andy.

It was lovely down in Hathesedge at 9am..... but we went back up top after breakfast and it was still enveloped in mist so we came back down.. complete contrast down in the town!

Jeanie
Smile
27 Sep 2009 8:12PM
great atmosphere!!
jerry
Hanners Plus
10 875 10 Ireland
27 Sep 2009 8:16PM
I think this is excellent Jeanie, it has a wonderful atmosphere to it and really should be viewed Large. Spot on composition too Smile
MB63 7 England
27 Sep 2009 8:27PM
Nice picture, it has a slightly eerie feel to it!
Marc
cirrusminor 8 380 3 England
27 Sep 2009 8:31PM
Wish that was me standing there... I wanna see what he sees!
Great, mysterious atmophere!
Tim
NEWMANP Plus
8 1.6k 574 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2009 8:48PM
nice, but i wish Jura had been breaking the horizon with the figure, makes a nice semi sillouette though
Phil
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
27 Sep 2009 8:49PM
nice mood youve captured here jeanie.lesley
Love the window of light and colour through the mist Jeanie, good on ya.

Dougie
jeanie Plus
12 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2009 9:02PM
Thank you Jerry, Tony, Marc, Tim, Phil, Lesley and Dougie.

done better than I expected it to.
Grin
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2009 9:21PM
a real beauty stunning capture Wink
andy
IanFlindt 11 740 21 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2009 9:25PM
A fine, ethereal, dreamy image, Jeanie, with the two figures well positioned in contemplative mood. Incidentally, two weeks from now I hope to be standing on Jeanie's beach up there at Sanna Bay. Can't wait!
jeanie Plus
12 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2009 9:40PM
Thanks Andy and Ian..

We will be crossing each other Ian... I am off to Portuairk overlooking Sanna for a week on 24th October. Please save some good light for me and have a great time Grin
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
27 Sep 2009 9:41PM
Full of atmosphere Jeanie, cracking. Ron.
jeanie Plus
12 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2009 9:42PM
Thank you Ron.
Smile
chris-p Plus
10 65 England
27 Sep 2009 10:09PM
Absolutely beautiful.....good on ya for seeing this image.
martinl 13 265 2 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2009 10:13PM
Yes, a super image Jeanie.
Was up at Malham this morning, and could hardly see my hand in front of my face it was so foggy. Not a sniff of light until I was back at my sisters house tucking into bacon and egg sandwiches!!Sad
IanFlindt 11 740 21 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2009 10:26PM
Will do, Jeanie - and you have a great time too. Smile
digipix76 9 577 England
27 Sep 2009 10:58PM
A peach AJ, love the atmosphere.


Ian
jeanie Plus
12 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2009 11:01PM
Cheers Chris, Martin, and Ian.

Will do Ian.... Grin

Jeanie
old timer 12 55 1 Scotland
27 Sep 2009 11:11PM
I like it too, Jeanie!
Jim
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 9 10 England
27 Sep 2009 11:13PM
Love the armosphere you have captured.
Joan.
derekhansen Plus
7 210 24 United Kingdom
28 Sep 2009 6:44AM
The mist gives the image a beautiful soft glow. Excellent image.
Derek
Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
28 Sep 2009 7:54AM
Well timed capture with this one Jeanie - like the atmosphere you have captured.
Regards Richard.
MeanGreeny 11 3.7k England
28 Sep 2009 8:08AM
You really know how to make a lousy sunrise even worse............... stick me in the middle of it
Ian-Munro 8 200 15 Wales
28 Sep 2009 8:34AM
brill!
jeanie Plus
12 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
28 Sep 2009 8:36AM
Thanks Jim, Joan, Derek, Rich, Simon and Ian.

Well Simon, if you will stand in the way. Wink

Jeanie
Smile
Mynett 8 142 6 United Kingdom
28 Sep 2009 8:36AM
great work



Linda
User_Removed 9 11 11 United Kingdom
28 Sep 2009 4:41PM
Nice shot Jeanie, myself and running_man were just over the tor from you on Over Owler near Mother Cap - much the same story really!

Chris C

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