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BillyGoatGruff 11 191 199 England
16 Sep 2011 12:20PM
Pretty yummy, Ed.!

Personally I prefer images without contrails and tend to remove them if it's possible without losing my mind (some may say it's been lost for years, but that's another story Wink), but alas, they are a fact of life....
It looks to me that you removed them extremely well, to my eye; perfectly, in fact.

Ok; now here's "my worse"
Worse should be worst !! But that's spelling and grammar...not photography, so I'll shut up! Wink

Have a nice break Smile


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edrhodes 13 547 12 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2011 12:26PM
Duly noted and changed, Thanks Bill.....Grin

RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
16 Sep 2011 12:29PM
Superb shot, beautifully composed and capturing the light and colours so well.
Con trails removed so well'd never have realised they were there in the first place.
Love the way the light is catching on the f/g ripples.
edrhodes 13 547 12 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2011 12:32PM
Thanks Ronnie, appreciate your comment.

Anna62 7 1 Australia
16 Sep 2011 12:32PM
stunning image Smile
Coleslaw 12 13.4k 28 Wales
16 Sep 2011 12:33PM
Vapour trail never bothers me, but I agree it looks better without in this case.
agingrocker 9 14 1
16 Sep 2011 12:49PM
Great composition and reflections
BillyGoatGruff 11 191 199 England
16 Sep 2011 1:24PM
Grin Grin Wink
edrhodes 13 547 12 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2011 2:02PM
Cheers folks.
Bill GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinWinkTongue

Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
16 Sep 2011 2:23PM
fraser 14 631 14 Scotland
16 Sep 2011 2:33PM
wonderful work. Lovely compositions and rich colours. The processing is superb.

16 Sep 2011 3:32PM
great shot ,like the reflections.jim
Richsr 11 91 223 England
16 Sep 2011 3:47PM
me like Ed Grin
edrhodes 13 547 12 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2011 4:57PM
Thanks for the comments and votes peps.

Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2011 7:00PM
Beautiful light, beautiful image! IB
dathersmith 11 559 12 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2011 7:22PM
Super shot Ed, like that reflection Smile

fazzer 8 54 7 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2011 8:16PM
brill shot,great comp and colours
Georden 7 11 England
16 Sep 2011 8:24PM
Superb image

JanieB43 9 47 6 England
16 Sep 2011 9:08PM
WOW WHAT A CRACKER !!!!!!!!!!!!

Stunning colours and contrast,perfectly composed,great reflection,superb lighting on the lighthouse,beautiful sky,nice ripples.....yep - think that covers it.........ooooooppssss I nearly forgot.....I LOVE IT !!!!!
Pleased to make it the big 4 Oh.

Gets my User Award too Grin

edrhodes 13 547 12 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2011 9:36PM
Cheers folks.
Jane, thank you for the words and your award, that has absolutely made my night.

AshTree 8 1.7k 6 England
17 Sep 2011 10:52AM
You've removed the contrails expertly, leaving to my mind a very different 'feel' to the image. I liked the original because graphically the contrails/ reflections added a diagonal element which I felt worked really well with the horizontal and vertical elements and their reflections. Now I can see that they also added a kind of energy/human interference. Without them you have a wonderfully tranquil and quiet image, almost dreamlike. So I've changed my mind - totally beautiful Smile.

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