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By bromley-smith
Hi folks, the mini break turned out to be a soggy break. Still, better than work.

This is my one and only serious attempt at "photography", taken from my hotel bedroom window. After beautiful weather up the motorway on Sunday, we turned left and hit rain and more rain. Didn't stop till 3pm on Monday. As I said, better than work.

Thought the mono conversion suited this shot. Nice to be back, lot of catching up to do. Thanks for all your votes on Napoleon and friends, always very much appreciated.

Tony

Tags: Canon General Night Hdr Low light Black and white The lakes Landscape and travel Hawkshead Night and low light

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Comments


phil99 10 45 6 United Kingdom
24 Mar 2010 5:43PM
Hawkshead is a wonderful place to stay so hope the weather didn't put you off too much . This works well in mono with the light reflecting onto the wet street etc.....Phil

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Anthony 15 5.6k 17 Scotland
24 Mar 2010 6:14PM
welcome back father, glad you had a good break from work.

The mono works brilliantly, love that street lamp beaming out.

Anthony
borrower 7 4 England
24 Mar 2010 6:50PM
Wonderfully taken image, suits mono so much, don't know about stay for a break, I'd want to stay always... lovely composition.
Louise
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
24 Mar 2010 8:06PM
this looks good as a mono. shame about the rain.lesley
rockfish 6 1 United Kingdom
24 Mar 2010 8:10PM
Crackin' night mono shot. Great comp. Well taken.
Peter
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
24 Mar 2010 8:20PM
Sorry about the weather, what do they say?..carn't beat the English weather!
but on the up side, this is a great shot, and where it has rained you have that nice wet glimmer.
great image
Lillian
24 Mar 2010 8:22PM
Thank you one and all, great to be back.
Tony
24 Mar 2010 8:32PM
Great mono. I think the rain helps.
RJ.
Dave_Holdham 7 4 1 Wales
24 Mar 2010 9:16PM
Wonderful low light image, great capture.
24 Mar 2010 9:25PM
Thank you RJ and Dave.
Tony
Suehh 9 39 6 England
24 Mar 2010 9:44PM
I LOVE this mono - really like the composition and the light is cracking - I must learn....... Sue
colmar 9 42 35 Scotland
24 Mar 2010 10:33PM
A cracking low light image well composed and captured ... a break is always nice regardless Colin
xstevex 8 89 1 England
24 Mar 2010 11:01PM
like this nice work

steve
24 Mar 2010 11:22PM
Many thanks Sue, Colin and Steve.
Tony
metro074 6 8 Australia
24 Mar 2010 11:29PM
Excellent mono Tony. This image is beautifuly lit and super detail. Well done Smile
Carol
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
24 Mar 2010 11:47PM
This is a wonderful study in texture and lights and dark contrasts!
A good one!
Jennnnnn
JimV 10 6 3 Canada
25 Mar 2010 2:56AM
Wonderful shot Tony, works well in mono, nice work!
Rgds., Jim
25 Mar 2010 3:10AM
Lovely low light shot Tony - such a shame about the weather, after all the cold and snow and now rain and more rain, lets hope for a good summer eh !

Chris
25 Mar 2010 6:41AM
A wonderful low light capture, Tony.
Roy
saeidNL 7 3 Netherlands
25 Mar 2010 9:57AM
A Excellent and beautiful low light image,love it.
saeid
Mavis Plus
14 143 2 England
25 Mar 2010 10:00AM
Hmmmm that is what the Lakes are famous for , So is Enniskillen Smile

Glad you managed ONE shot . I bet the food was good ? xx
Canadiann 6 2 Canada
25 Mar 2010 1:27PM
You did a great job here was it a "Sticky shot" LOL sorry. Fab work and the mono was a good choice. Must go back when the weather is better. Great piece of photography, keep it up.
Regards
Ann
25 Mar 2010 6:13PM
great mono and exp is spot on with great detail
jj
25 Mar 2010 9:03PM
Thank to everyone for your lovely comments and votes.
Tony
Roly 9 Wales
25 Mar 2010 9:46PM
Made for mono this one.Nice shot.
25 Mar 2010 9:59PM
Cheers Roly.
Tony
maryg 8 66 18 Scotland
25 Mar 2010 10:15PM
That street lamp adds so much impact to the scene, both for the light reflected on the wet street and for the focal point it has in the image with the lovely light radiating from it.Alao suits the vertical format so well.
Mary
26 Mar 2010 8:48PM
Many thanks Mary.
Tony

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