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Wastwater

By ianrobinson    
An image from a recent trip to Wastwater, the Lake District, Cumbria.

I knew before I took this shot it would be a Black and white image, it had all the feel of drama about it, this shot was taken standing in the lake to get a good composition of the rocks that were there and the lovely Scarfell mountain in the background which was surrounded by clouds and the imposing fog which was coming from behind me.
To get this shot I used a Lee circular polariser and a 2 stop graduated filter to keep the sky exposure in check, one of the most important tools I had for this shot other than the obvious camera, lens, filters, tripod and cable release was my wellies Smile.

This location only really gave me this shot which I took 3 times just in case however I thought it was all I needed after checking the back screen my thoughts were confirmed that this was going to be a moody Mono.

Tags: Lake district Cumbria Black and white Wastwater Landscape and travel Scarfell pike

Voters: g0hop, PranavMishra, MalcolmM and 57 more

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PranavMishra 8 52 18 India
6 Nov 2015 9:51AM
fantastic..

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NDODS 9 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
6 Nov 2015 9:52AM
A wonderfully composed, exposed and captured image of this beautiful Lakeland setting. Works well in monochrome with a good tonal range.

Thanks for sharing Ian

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin
6 Nov 2015 10:03AM
Really nice work & everyone who comments will be jealous of a cracking image............well done

Paul.....
6 Nov 2015 10:44AM
Great atmospheric image.
Sylvia
6 Nov 2015 11:29AM
Lovely image Ian, works a treat in Monochrome and your dark edges lead nicely through the image.Grin
RockArea 13 18 3 United Kingdom
6 Nov 2015 12:18PM
All the right ingredients front to back!
Fefe Plus
8 50 32 United Kingdom
6 Nov 2015 1:39PM
Fabulous!
Diane
6 Nov 2015 2:28PM
Beautiful
6 Nov 2015 5:33PM
Magnificent mono.
David
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10 2.6k 82 United Kingdom
6 Nov 2015 5:43PM
Great shot !!!........love the 'heavy' mood to this beauty !!.Smile
ianrobinson 10 1.2k 8 United Kingdom
6 Nov 2015 7:51PM
Thank you all very much for your comments and votes and thank you very much for your UA's Kenfromsot's and Rokkery very much appreciated.
optik 11 15 1 England
6 Nov 2015 8:13PM
A stunning image of my favourite lake.
Simply stunning
regards
Graham
ianrobinson 10 1.2k 8 United Kingdom
7 Nov 2015 10:02PM
Thank you all very much Smile
boov 7 2 United Kingdom
9 Nov 2015 3:22PM
Wonderful
LesF 13 182 9
9 Nov 2015 6:12PM
A wonderful mono display mood and drama


LesF
ianrobinson 10 1.2k 8 United Kingdom
9 Nov 2015 6:33PM
Thank you all very much for the comments awards and votes very much appreciated. And big thx to Peter for the E C award

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