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Coniston Glow

By dathersmith  
A break from Airshow images, for a while at least.

I took a detour on my way home from work last night to capture the sunset over Coniston and it was a pretty good one with some nice colour in the sky. This is taken from the jetty at Brantwood looking down the water towards Coniston village. I had the tripod as high as it would go in an attempt to prevent the jetty posts from merging with the shadow of the hills but couldn't quite manage it. I'm pretty happy with the result though.

Thanks for taking a look and have a good weekend.


Tags: Sunset Coniston Landscape and travel Brantwood

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13 Sep 2008 9:53AM

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13 Sep 2008 9:54AM
pmorgan Plus
10 217 13 England
13 Sep 2008 9:55AM
Another beauty Darren!

Techno Plus
8 1.9k 8 England
13 Sep 2008 10:04AM
Lovely shot, well done
cjl47 Plus
9 4 3 England
13 Sep 2008 10:11AM
A beautiful shot. Super colours.
Dugi34 Plus
10 917 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2008 10:30AM
Stunning capture.
13 Sep 2008 11:03AM
...They are superb, no questions asked, but I still love living on the eath, somewhere, like this one Smile
rowarrior Plus
9 4.4k 9 Scotland
13 Sep 2008 11:18AM
Was worth the detour
Sezz Plus
12 617 15 England
13 Sep 2008 12:06PM
An excellent take Darren, like the composition, the colours and reflections.

Sarah *
newy17 Plus
11 273 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2008 12:45PM
Oh yes well worth the Detour mate simply beautiful Smile love the composition..
User_Removed 9 485 13 England
13 Sep 2008 2:59PM
top work Darren, fine shot, beautiful colour

JohnParminter Plus
10 1.3k 14 England
13 Sep 2008 4:46PM
Spot on Darren, I also saw the Sunset developing last night and would have been at Ravenglass if the missus hadn't been out with the motor. Sad They just don't understand. Wink

But it's my turn with the car tonight. Smile
glyndwr Plus
9 66 10 Wales
13 Sep 2008 5:11PM
Fabulous sky and the composition with the Jetty brilliant.

Very nice image, fabulous colours
dathersmith Plus
9 552 12 England
13 Sep 2008 5:39PM
Thanks for the comments everyone, just got in and am off out again in a mo so will have to catch up tomorrow.


13 Sep 2008 5:45PM
Absolutely awesome again mate
13 Sep 2008 5:58PM
I would be very happy with a result as good as that
danbrann Plus
12 636 17
13 Sep 2008 6:08PM
Good lines shapes and composition.
LesF Plus
10 182 9
13 Sep 2008 7:36PM
Very impressive this Darren

14 Sep 2008 12:38AM
Fabulous, love it, well done Darren.
14 Sep 2008 5:26PM
My favourite this week. Have my award Darren.
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
14 Sep 2008 5:26PM
A beautiful low light image Darren.Superb in fact.
dathersmith Plus
9 552 12 England
14 Sep 2008 6:21PM
Thanks for the comments everyone and cheers for the award Paul, very much appreciated.

Leo Plus
15 46 9 England
20 Sep 2008 5:57AM
You must have been chuffed with this stunning result's simply breathtakingly beautiful, the reflections are so clear and the intense red of the sunset brings it alive! You could always clone in the reflections as if you HAD cleared the top of the posts? Just a thought!!
26 Sep 2008 7:09PM
sooooo romantic! katie

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