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Three Tarns

By dathersmith  
In 1865 James Garth Marshall built a dam to flood an area which was once three smaller tarns, the body of water in this image is the result. I took a trip up there on Sunday morning to find a tog already set up where I wanted to be so I had to have a quick change of plan. I was hoping for an image looking over to Fairfield but the sky was interesting over towards the Langdale Pikes so I decided fo point the camera in that direction. It's a while since I've done a panorama so decided I'd give it a go even though I appreciate they get little interest on here. I don't often say it but it's a pan and needs to be viewed large.

Thanks for getting this far, hope you like the view.

Darren.

Tags: Lake district Tarn hows Landscape and travel

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Comments


VivienO 6 1 United Kingdom
22 Nov 2010 8:56PM
Beautiful image and colours
Vivien

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22 Nov 2010 9:00PM
Large is stunning well done

Bob
saeidNL 7 3 Netherlands
22 Nov 2010 9:03PM
Stunning view with wonderful light and colour,love the reflection in this one,
saeid
maryg 8 66 18 Scotland
22 Nov 2010 9:04PM
Can see why you suggested large , definitely the only way to truly appreciate this stunningly detailed image. Would look amazing large on the wall!
Mary
ColouredImages 12 47 35 United Kingdom
22 Nov 2010 9:07PM
An excellent capture
Mike
sherlob Plus
10 2.8k 126 United Kingdom
22 Nov 2010 9:49PM
A quality image - very well done - and would make a fab print. If I was to be really very critical I wonder if the yellows are a little strong in the grass areas - might be worth a trying to nudge down the saturation of the yellow channel a smidge. But I am being micro picky here.

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LesF 10 182 9
23 Nov 2010 6:52AM
Agree with make a good prinr above, large is the only way to go with this, top shot Darren

LesF
Rob66 7 1 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2010 11:31AM
A cracker - large view is brilliant.
Martyn_U 8 7 England
23 Nov 2010 12:53PM
Stunning image Darren, love the colours and reflections.

Martyn
bazhutton 9 25 England
23 Nov 2010 2:15PM
I thought I recognised that sky from Sunday morning, Darren, I've uploaded it today too- I was just a few miles away.

Lovely panoramic; striking natural colours.

Baz
Sezz Plus
11 617 15 England
23 Nov 2010 3:48PM
This really is quite stunning Darren, what a fantastic view - am envious Smile

Sarah *
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
23 Nov 2010 5:24PM
A stunning capture, Darren, wonderful colours - and really must be viewed large.
TrevB Smile
dathersmith 9 550 12 England
23 Nov 2010 8:25PM
Thanks a lot for the comments folks, gone down better than I thought this one.

Darren.
23 Nov 2010 8:46PM
it's another cracker Darren
bazhutton 9 25 England
23 Nov 2010 11:31PM
Must have just missed you Darren because from Windermere I took the kids to Tarn Hows for late morning/ early afternoon & had a wander & a picnic- there was a photographer taking a shot of the National Trust guy when I parked up.

Baz
24 Nov 2010 10:43AM
Great viewed large Daz,err........wheres the cows gone??????? ;0)
dathersmith 9 550 12 England
24 Nov 2010 6:23PM
Thanks guys. We'll have to arrange to meet up sometime Baz, must have just left as you arrived.

Roy, the cow may still make an appearance Wink

Darren.
Richsr 9 91 223 England
24 Nov 2010 8:38PM
Well worth the large view with this one Darren, good details and colour too. Well captured and processed.
Regards Richard
steve_eb 8 353 8 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2010 4:07PM
Large is AWESOME Darren...well worth all the effort...brilliant colours and detail.

Steve

Might try and get up there before Christmas for a wee trip around!
dathersmith 9 550 12 England
29 Nov 2010 4:49PM
Thanks guys.

Steve, if you do get up this way drop me a line and we can maybe meet up again.

Darren.

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