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Golden light

By acaado1  
Last week I stayed out in the thunder and lightning for over 3 hours remaining optomistic that some good light would follow. I gave up and started to drive home. Then in coming out of Langdale valley I saw a clearing in the sky and diverted to Loughrigg Tarn, knowing it would be side lit if the sun coule emerge. I arrived to find that both the rim of Loughrigg itself and the reedy front edge of the tarn lake were bathed in golden sunlight.

I went into frantic action.

Only basic levels and smart sharpen applied. No added saturation or need for burning/dodging.

Thank you so much for looking.

Kind regards


Tags: Lake district General Loughrigg tarn Landscape and travel Wildlife and nature

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8 1.6k 574 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2008 12:57PM
nice light on a beautiful setting,

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dwarf 8 52 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2008 1:14PM
beautifyl light and a great composition dorothy
jdenman 8 18 5 Spain
4 Aug 2008 1:16PM
This is a beautiful capture, love the warm light.
FredF 10 1 France
4 Aug 2008 1:19PM
Beautiful image with a lovely light and colour.

4 Aug 2008 1:43PM
Great Shot, lovely reflection
Hugeknot 11 1.2k 2 Iceland
4 Aug 2008 2:42PM
Some lovely light and some cool green shades!
Paulbee Plus
12 41 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2008 2:55PM
The lighting is beautiful. Well captured. The sidelighting modelling the distant fellside is especially good.
Guillaume 9 119 2 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2008 4:38PM
Beautiful scene and light.
acaado1 8 5 England
4 Aug 2008 6:55PM
Thank you all.
dathersmith 9 550 12 England
7 Aug 2008 11:04PM
Don't know how I missed this one Adrian, a fantastic capture. I've been at this place many times but never come away with anything of this quality. Well worth waiting out and making a detour for.


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