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Grundarfjordur Mono

By JamesAppleton  
Rolling snow-storms brushing across Grundarfjordur Bay, NW Iceland. I used the clear shallow stream as foreground interest and lead, and simply waited patiently for the clouds to break a little and illuminate across the bay...

Tags: Black and white Landscape and travel

Voters: User_Removed, franken, martin.w and 24 more

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15 Jan 2010 7:45PM
this is really beautiful !

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SueEley 10 279 96 Wales
15 Jan 2010 7:46PM
Love the movement in the water. The distant rocks (mountains) are great, too. You've lost a little detail in the sky and one of the distant mountains, though - could you recover this in your raw file?
saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
15 Jan 2010 7:47PM
Stunning mono, so simply beautiful,well done.thanks for sharing
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
15 Jan 2010 7:50PM
love that lead in.lesley
rontear Plus
13 8 8 England
15 Jan 2010 8:16PM
Moody Iceland, love the low angle James. Ron.
Natzdad 7 29 2 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2010 8:31PM
JamesAppleton 8 38 6 England
15 Jan 2010 9:34PM
Cheers all - Sue, I can see no loss of detail in the mountains. The sky seems to have suffered a little somehow in the upload - all is fine on the full-sized jpeg however. It might be worth checking your screen for brightness.

User_Removed 9 11 11 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2010 12:06AM
Cracking shot James, the positioning of the stream in the frame to lead the eye into the image is spot on and the mono treatment suits it well!

scott_jessuk 10 249 1 Scotland
16 Jan 2010 5:47AM
Awesome image, great capture.

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