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Grasmere Lake

By bazhutton  
A lovely early Spring day on Grasmere Lake.

I liked the typically English Spring sky and managed to capture a decent reflection as it came & went in fairly blowy conditions.

A ND grad was used to hold the highlights in the sky and a polariser managed to reveal some detail below the water in the foreground.

I'm interested in what you make of the composition, because sometimes I like it & sometimes I think the jetty looks a bit awkward coming out of the side of the frame.

Thanks for looking.


Tags: Lake district Cumbria Photo journalism Spring Reflections Lake Grasmere Landscape and travel Wildlife and nature Hutton Baz Bazhutton

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30 Apr 2008 2:44PM
Good composition and love the reflections


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30 Apr 2008 3:12PM
Nice image, well captured Baz.

ringyneck 9 315 18 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2008 4:18PM
"sometimes I think the jetty looks a bit awkward coming out of the side of the frame."
It's not the classic comp with a jetty and I too can't decide...that aside it's a good shot.

30 Apr 2008 5:10PM
Picture perfect Smile

Mirjam 9 54 Netherlands
30 Apr 2008 6:28PM
Great composition, as well as everything else. Indeed picture perfect.
30 Apr 2008 10:28PM
very stunning love the reflection Dawn
LeighRebecca 9 267 10 England
3 May 2008 10:20PM
Lovely reflections etc. It is hard to avoid the obvious and for it to work well. I'm afraid I would prefer the composition with the jetty either coming in bottom left or somewhere from the bottom of the frame. I guess cliched compositions become so because they work so well. But then exceptional images often come from novel and original ideas. Hmm, food for thought for me. Cheers.


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