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Buttermere River

By Fearniespurs
Afternoon all, Just got back from the Lakes fishing for a weekend whilst I was there had some time to explore with my 40D, this is the first of maybe 8 uploads of Buttermere and the surrounding countryside, if you drive to Buttermere from Keswick you happen to pass through a slate quarry which the mountains either side are huge, there are many small streams that run into Buttermere and this is one of them, you can see the Buttermere mountains at the far end of the pic, I have converted to HDR to obtain the best
exposure, I personally live in Pembrokeshire and thought we had the best sea/country side but compared to the Lake District I was completly stunned as to how beautiful it is, It has inspired me to get a VW camper and spend a few weeks travelling with the camera.please let me know what you all think, Lee

Tags: General Landscape and travel

Voters: motorsportpictures, Dave_Holdham, andylea and 28 more

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Comments


4 May 2009 5:20PM
WOW, Breathtaking shot.
Scott

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Dave_Holdham 7 4 1 Wales
4 May 2009 5:21PM
Great setting and capture
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
4 May 2009 5:22PM
great colour and light brilliant shot
andy
full of colour you could almost step into the scene
Raymie 7 17 Scotland
4 May 2009 5:40PM
Beautiful, i'm liking the colour and scenery very much, looks very much like where i live at the bottom of the Cairngorms,, still picking up tips here and there as i'm still pretty much a beginner, any tips on converting to HDR much appreciated as these pics just pop out at you, again Beautiful image
Lois96 9 Wales
4 May 2009 5:55PM
great shot
Melanie_M 11 168 9 United Kingdom
4 May 2009 6:36PM
There is a wealth of colour in here, but it does have the 'HDR' look.
It's the colour in the mountains and the cloud that provide focus for the eye. I might consider toning down the colour and contrast in the FG to enhance the focus.
Boofy 8 20 1 United Kingdom
4 May 2009 7:21PM
A lovely shot but a bit "over done" on the HDR for my personal taste.
Would be nice to see a toned down version that wasn't as saturated.
silburkp 11 3 England
4 May 2009 8:24PM
Great composition, though I do intend to agree with Craig, the colour is a little overpowering.
neonknight 11 1 United Kingdom
4 May 2009 8:40PM
Great HDR landscape nice work,John
tripodted 11 31 1 Northern Ireland
12 Dec 2009 11:12AM
Have a well deserved EC.
Ted

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