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Wasdale from Gable

By JohnEW  
For those who know this route, this rock is not "Moses' Finger", but one a bit further along the Great Gable south traverse "path" heading east toward Sty Head between 1500 and 2000 feet above the valley. This shot was taken in July last year at the start of the heat wave.

This is my first proper attempt at HDR/tone mapping & is from -3, -1 & +1 exposure compensations from a single RAW. Although not an ideal way to do things (although carrying a tripod or using it on this terrain is not an attractive proposition), it is much better than the result from a single file. 22mm f/9 1/125 ISO100

Tags: Lake district Cumbria Digitally manipulated Wastwater Wasdale Great gable Landscape and travel Gable Traverse Climbers traverse

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Comments


mikesavage 19 299 2 England
25 Feb 2007 12:12AM
Lovely shot, however you did it. Click!
25 Feb 2007 12:22AM
Great shot, the small version doesn't do it justice.

David
KingArthur 15 8 Malta
25 Feb 2007 1:43AM
Beautiful take John, superb lighting and detail ... marvellous colours.

Joe
EMMA1 15 United Kingdom
25 Feb 2007 4:17AM
Awesome shot, definately better viewed large, superb conditions ans excellent capture.
User_Removed 15 16 England
25 Feb 2007 5:44AM
Wonderful depth! Superb detail!
Andrew
bricjen 15 United States
25 Feb 2007 7:26AM
This has amazing depth! I love it!
macdaniel 15 16 3 Netherlands
25 Feb 2007 8:44AM
Indeed amazing an amazing perspective from the Lake District; like the HDR stuff you've done with it. alfred
RuthyJ 15 England
25 Feb 2007 11:27AM
Fantastic view. Love the rock in the FG.
GregorP 16 4 Slovenia
25 Feb 2007 12:47PM
Excellent shot and contrast. Love it.

Gregor
ginz04 17 281 20 United Kingdom
25 Feb 2007 9:33PM
like how the path leads you through the picture
JohnEW 14 3
25 Feb 2007 10:20PM
Thanks for all the positive feedback everyone. Ian, the "lead in" is actually part beck & part path (Lingmell Beck). It's important not to mix them up when walking down there ;>}
John
26 Feb 2007 9:09PM
I understand NONE of the technical stuff, but I know this is an amazing shot. You've managed to capture the sheer scale, depth, brilliant.
Sandra

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