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Boxing Day

By Melanie_M  
Not quite the same light as Christmas Day, but managed to get the first catch on Skiddaw.

Tags: Landscape and travel

Voters: Ingleman, Neil_Higgins, Tawny and 289 more

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martinproe 17 293 5 England
29 Dec 2005 8:35AM
Wonderful image, gorgeous colour and composition, particularly stunning viewed large.
stevebutler 18 122 England
29 Dec 2005 8:35AM
What a beauty. Great lighting and reflections.

Steve!
daviewat 19 4.1k Scotland
29 Dec 2005 8:35AM
Stunning my dear looks like here does !!!!!!!! he he

Noticed the new year invite to here on the forum yet ????


Dave
ColouredImages 18 47 35 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2005 8:36AM
Yet another stunner Melanie
Mike
IainH 18 82
29 Dec 2005 8:36AM
Stunning
John_Duckett 18 386 2 Norfolk Island
29 Dec 2005 8:37AM
This is just stunning

John
gwyn h 18 432
29 Dec 2005 8:38AM
"Not quite the same light"....but a stunning image all the same.

Gwyn
norton 19 2 6 Jersey
29 Dec 2005 8:38AM
Excellent image.....Well captured.....

Tony.
alan h. 21 275 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2005 8:40AM
great picture.. well done. alan
martin.w Plus
20 617 29 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2005 8:42AM
A fabulous landscape, simply superb!
franken Plus
20 5.6k 4 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2005 8:43AM
Excellent image, fantastic colour.

regards
Ken
geoffrey baker 18 501 1 Wales
29 Dec 2005 8:43AM
This is lovely, well done.
Geoff.
albi 18 68 1 England
29 Dec 2005 8:44AM
Lovely shot
Rayner 18 England
29 Dec 2005 8:44AM
Brilliant!
29 Dec 2005 8:47AM
Congrats. An amazing landscape
adamburton 19 627 11 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2005 8:48AM
brilliant stuff melanie

adam.
miptog 17 3.6k 68 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2005 8:48AM
Mel absolutely super landscape, and I image well processed after. You obviously have the touch. M
Wooly 17 112 4 England
29 Dec 2005 8:49AM
Excellent shot Melanie. Another fine addition to a stunning potfolio.

Alan
jonjeds 19 509
29 Dec 2005 8:49AM
Stunning shot. Well done.
dven Plus
17 43 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2005 8:53AM
A superb shot with stunning light

dven
Stuey 17
29 Dec 2005 8:54AM
super picture, it looks so serene.

Stu
MalcolmS Plus
17 1.2k 13 England
29 Dec 2005 9:00AM
Excellent as ever Melanie, great light and reflection, like the mist
Malcolm
owp 18 168
29 Dec 2005 9:00AM
. . love that distant mist! . . and the light on the tops . . . wonderful!

Mike.W
jasonewell 18 34 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2005 9:02AM
Quality, Melanie.
Jason
phil_1975 19 165 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2005 9:12AM
An excellent capture of the light on the top of Skiddaw. Great reflection as well. Simply stunning.

Phil.
TomL 17 5
29 Dec 2005 9:18AM
What more can I say...

Tom
Falconer 18 16
29 Dec 2005 9:19AM
superb light, misty
terry_cavner 18 332 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2005 9:22AM
Absolutely Beautiful
MoWiz 17 114 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2005 9:22AM
beautiful light, stunning shot
Mo
skydivemike 17 47 Northern Ireland
29 Dec 2005 9:26AM
Just Stunning.

Mike
User_Removed 18 4.3k 2 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2005 9:31AM
Stunning shot.
M♥
29 Dec 2005 9:34AM
Dreamily gorgeous image Melanie, the colours are quite beautiful. The trees against the mist and the reflecton makes this a wonderful composition.

All the very best for 2006 to you,
Dougie
Camairish 17 1.4k Scotland
29 Dec 2005 9:36AM
Oh yes.
Ian.
chrisrudland 19 156 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2005 9:39AM
What an outstanding collection of Scottish scenery you have created, love your style and patience..

Chris
bliba Plus
17 1 2 Austria
29 Dec 2005 9:46AM
awesome
jeanie Plus
19 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2005 9:56AM
How absolutely gorgeous!

Jeanie
Blenkinsopp 17 320 4 England
29 Dec 2005 10:00AM
Creates a brilliant atmosphere
IanFlindt 18 740 21 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2005 10:01AM
Truly exceptional, Melanie.
pfheyes 18 254 1 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2005 10:03AM
Lovely stuff - the light, reflections, mist, the lot.

Pete
Ade_Osman 19 4.5k 36 England
29 Dec 2005 10:06AM
Very beautiful.

Ade
29 Dec 2005 10:23AM
Superb light and colour.

Simon
old timer 18 55 1 Scotland
29 Dec 2005 10:29AM
Probably my favourite pic of the day, Melanie!
Jim
29 Dec 2005 11:14AM
Oh thats such a beautiful sight, lovely. K.
MalcolmM Plus
17 2.2k 5 Scotland
29 Dec 2005 11:16AM
Quality image
ANGELAM 17
29 Dec 2005 11:33AM
Really excellent photography
bzbee 18 108 3 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2005 11:33AM
Oh what a beautiful picture - even the thumbnail is superb!!! You must be very pleased with this one..
Rob_Taylor 18 661 5 Wales
29 Dec 2005 11:42AM
Beautiful quality of light

Rob
29 Dec 2005 11:47AM
Beautiful shot. The white mist causes the trees to stand out from the background and gives the shot a sense of 3D. Well done.
John
29 Dec 2005 11:50AM
excellent
sheilac 18 162 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2005 12:15PM
Brilliant. I love the misty bits behind the trees, making them silhouette. I looked out of the window and saw the light on Skiddaw, but had to forego a trip out - visitors to prepare for Sad
Kris_Dutson 20 8.2k 1 England
29 Dec 2005 12:42PM
What an absolute beauty - the clarity is amazing.

Kris.
SueTurner 18 81 3 England
29 Dec 2005 12:51PM
What an amazing shot, such detail. Quality work

Sue
rosie42 18 7 Australia
29 Dec 2005 12:56PM
A lovely serene capture, Melanie ...

Susie :o)
starliz 18 1.6k 3 England
29 Dec 2005 1:13PM
beautifully clear shot superb.
JuliaB 17 110 2 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2005 1:15PM
the low cloud adds great interest. Julia
flakeyflower 17 17 Scotland
29 Dec 2005 1:44PM
an amazing shot!!!!!!!!!!!

lynne
mdpontin 18 6.0k Scotland
29 Dec 2005 1:46PM
I can add nothing that hasn't already been said. First class.

Doug
KatieW 17
29 Dec 2005 2:08PM
Wow what an amazing shot. It looks like an oil painting.
Katie
eos3 18 41 Wales
29 Dec 2005 4:22PM
Stunning image. The large version is a must.

Phil
GillyB 17 317 8 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2005 6:26PM
Amazing composition and light, beautifully captured!
gill
Keelo 19 18 Australia
29 Dec 2005 8:58PM
Excelent shot Melanie.
colin 18 697 5 Scotland
29 Dec 2005 10:20PM
Don't think I've ever been click #100 before. I feel quite priveleged Smile
Beautifully shot, Melanie.Perfect composition.
Colin
dharker 17 13 1 United Kingdom
30 Dec 2005 12:19AM
What a lovely shot Melanie! Love the composition especially!
User_Removed 17 132
30 Dec 2005 6:03AM
what a stunner. the light is gorgeous. where abouts this taken from Melanie?
sten
foot_loose 18 113
30 Dec 2005 6:27AM
Stunningly beautiful picture

Peter
sunshot 18 24 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2005 9:33AM
hi , sorry to be so late to comment.
this is so excellent it is outstanding.
your p/f is simply STUNNING.
very, very well done
31 Dec 2005 3:19PM
Captured well the beauty and tranquility!
Simon
highlander 19 32 Scotland
1 Jan 2006 9:49PM
Hello Melanie, you are like ourselves out every day over the holidays and for you it had paid great dividends...excellent shot with the beauty in the colours and reflections of such a fine setting. Great work my dear and I hope 2006 brings you many more of this standard.
Doug.
Pete 21 18.8k 97 England
2 Jan 2006 1:21AM
I've decided to vary the Picture of the Week competition in 2006, so it will be a bit more of a surprise. This week the best pic goes to this one, voted for by our members, as the highest scoring pic of last week. Well done Melanie Smile
ThomasGorman 18 87 Scotland
2 Jan 2006 2:25AM
Lovely shot. Congrats on the pic of the week.
Happy New year!
Tg.
IanA 19 3.0k 12 England
2 Jan 2006 3:52AM
Congrats.

Wink)
ovi 18 11 1 Romania
2 Jan 2006 4:15AM
Well done Pete.Really like your surprises and it seems to be a good year.Congrats Melanie and "happy New year" to everyone.
ovi(click).
janehewitt 19 215 1 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2006 4:30AM
Oops sorry, pressed twice!
jaktis 19 84 Sweden
2 Jan 2006 5:00AM
Stunning picture

Peter
2 Jan 2006 5:25AM
This mountain was my Mother's favourite. A fantastic photograph. Thanks.
barrovian 18 171 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2006 5:34AM
Just oozes quality
paulstefan 18 509 1 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2006 5:59AM
Good to see the POTW not just from an EC.
This is a lovely, lovely image.
Congrats on POTW
Happy New Year..
Cheers, Paul
harikara 18 1 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2006 6:41AM
WOW! Simply Stunning... What vivid colours...

Hari
Gavin 18 17
2 Jan 2006 6:56AM
Well done!

Gavin
2 Jan 2006 7:06AM
Speechless

Naz
gwyn h 18 432
2 Jan 2006 7:15AM
Congratulations on POTW for this one Melanie.

Gwyn
markp11 18 4 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2006 7:53AM
Well done on POW, stunning shot
jason_e 17 15 1 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2006 7:56AM
Amazing. Click
Maddie 17 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2006 8:55AM
i missed this beauty, well done
paulcr 18 1.5k 9 Ireland
2 Jan 2006 8:56AM
Beautiful Melanie. Happy new year. Paul
Mari 19 1.8k United Kingdom
2 Jan 2006 9:13AM
Well done Melanie, such a stunner really deserves to be POTW.

Happy New Year

Mari Smile
TeresaH 17 1.1k United Kingdom
2 Jan 2006 9:22AM
Happy New Year and congrats on your picture. Funny, I knew this was yours even before I opened up. You have a wonderful style, keep up the good work.

Teresa
xxx
johnc1711 19 9 Scotland
2 Jan 2006 9:29AM
Another stunning image Melanie! Well done.

John Smile
alfpics Plus
21 388 4 England
2 Jan 2006 9:29AM
Brill!
Andy
Hard to fault - it's gorgeous. Amazing colours, textures and composition. Wow!
paulsteds 18 123 England
2 Jan 2006 9:51AM
Great photography...
Paul
CAVALLO 17 3 Gibraltar
2 Jan 2006 10:24AM
Where is exactly the location????? Lovely capture
2 Jan 2006 10:51AM
Stunning image. You have an excellent PF.

Colin
dontforgetme 19 1.7k 7 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2006 11:04AM
Simply superb image.

Jules
CanonMan 21 588 4 England
2 Jan 2006 11:19AM
Wow! Stunning shot.
BOB S 20 2.6k
2 Jan 2006 11:29AM
Has the slight feeling of a horizon down on the left, just put it in photoshop and with 1.19 degrees up on the left then it looks superb.

BOB
PeterLondon 18 366
2 Jan 2006 12:21PM
Stunning
corin45 19
2 Jan 2006 1:39PM
Super shot!

Steve
angelamary 17 6 England
3 Jan 2006 12:01AM
Gorgeous shot. Love the colours and reflections. Very well caught!
Marmot 17
3 Jan 2006 7:40AM
So beautiful! Congrats on a well-deserved POTW! Krys
toonboy 18 75 United Kingdom
3 Jan 2006 8:07AM
Well deserved for a stunning image

Regards Ken
HarryStan 18 50 Australia
3 Jan 2006 8:36AM
absolute stunner

nuff said


Alan
tepot 18 4.4k United Kingdom
3 Jan 2006 9:53AM
i envy you landscape people that get it right, i can't do it, well done.
Tony_M 19 342 England
3 Jan 2006 11:22AM
A fantastic view, I'm sure it was even better to your eyes than can be shown here.

Tony
gcarth 18 4.3k 1 United Kingdom
4 Jan 2006 1:26AM
Exceptional!
This easily rates with the very best I've seen on ephotozine gallery so far.

Garth
4 Jan 2006 1:57AM
A great shot with beautiful light, very serene.

David
Sweetpea 17 6 United Kingdom
4 Jan 2006 2:44AM
A fabulous shot and amazing portfolio! big congrats on the award too Smile
sheilac 18 162 United Kingdom
4 Jan 2006 3:29AM
Melanie,

Congratulations on the POTW. Very well done. I wish I'd gone out that day. I'd have gone down to the lake too. Though I wouldn't have had the pics back yet!

Sheila
jany 19 94 United Kingdom
4 Jan 2006 6:06AM
Stunning!! Congrats for the POTW.
tripodted 17 32 1 Northern Ireland
4 Jan 2006 2:11PM
Absolutly stunning!
Ted
Dotrob 17 Wales
5 Jan 2006 2:10AM
Fantastic shot.
Dot
CathyI 18 344 3 United Kingdom
5 Jan 2006 3:01AM
Simply beautiful!
collywobles 18 4.1k 10 United Kingdom
5 Jan 2006 6:34AM
What a wonderful Photo.
neptune 20 76 England
5 Jan 2006 4:34PM
There you go - number 200!
And well deserved too - a truly spectaular photo!
hwatt 19 22 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2006 2:23AM
Hi Melanie. As reiterated several hundred times before an absolutely stunning image that oozes class. I just looked at your portfolio of landscapes and the vast majority are equal to this and one or two may even surpass it. Cracking stuff and deservedly popular.
JouŠo 18 56 Finland
6 Jan 2006 6:15AM
Wow! AMAZING SHOT, Melanie!

Congrats and all the best for 2006!

Jouko
Melanie_M 17 168 9 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2006 7:01AM
Just checking in quickly to say mant thanks for all your comments. I'm away from home at the moment, but will catch up with all of you soon.
Thanks again, and Happy New Year.
liparig 18 233 United States
6 Jan 2006 9:00AM
simply stunning shot well done
joe
jellylegs 18 59 Ireland
6 Jan 2006 10:15AM
Just seen this. Stunning. If it's good enough (which it is by a mile!) for POTW, why noy give it an EC also Pete?

Trevor.
Hawkgenes 18 10 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2006 10:54AM
Just wonderful, what else is there to say

Hawk
Sol1704 17
6 Jan 2006 2:46PM
Absolutely gorgeous photo,stunning piece of photography
Dave
yeocw 18 1 Singapore
8 Jan 2006 4:06AM
Beautiful colours. But I thought it would be better if the horizon is not so dead center. I would suggest to move the horizon a tad lower down without cropping the reflection on the water surface.
4wd 17 3
8 Jan 2006 8:49AM
Well done Mel, deservedly picture of the week.
Col.
User_Removed 18 239 7 England
8 Jan 2006 9:36AM
Outstanding picture deserves the accolades.
smileylaura 17 640 United Kingdom
9 Jan 2006 12:20AM
Brilliant photo!
9 Jan 2006 9:06AM
Simply stunning, the lighting, tones and reflections are outstanding!~
PatrickSmith 18 1.2k 2 United States
9 Jan 2006 1:32PM
Count me in!
Patrick
tuffen 17
11 Jan 2006 6:49AM
outstanding light on skiddaw and wonderful clarity in the foreground. perfectly done!
Jpeg 17
17 Jan 2006 9:59AM
Simply beautiful photo, lovely colours.

John
brusque 17 1 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2006 7:39AM
Just got 5d myself, hope I can do as well.
Cristian 18 950 1
21 Jan 2006 8:13AM
Being click number 229 says it all really, what a shot! Had a quick flick through your portfolio and the quality is top notch.

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Cristian
ericfaragh Plus
19 149 6 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2006 1:16AM
Beautiful shot, lovely exposure.
UserRemoved 17 481
8 Feb 2006 5:35PM
Great postcard pic. Nicely shot.

Yan
ripley 17
25 Feb 2006 12:51PM
Truly fantastic. well done!
panthrcat 16 23
2 Mar 2006 1:15AM
outrageously gorgeous!!!! oh my YES!!!

Sue
Goatsmilkuk 18 783
8 Mar 2006 5:19AM
Very good, again!

Stu

Click
SandyMiller 16 932 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2006 9:42AM
Me again - love it
Sandy
loek 19 1
27 Apr 2006 9:41AM
Made me hold my breath!
Nick_Hilton 17 599 2 United Kingdom
28 May 2006 5:42AM
good lighting picture postcard stuff this
McKenzie 16 22 United Kingdom
12 Oct 2006 12:58PM
Stunning...........

Wish I had time to comment on everything in your portfolio, fantastic work...I will be back!

Steve
3 Feb 2007 12:07AM
This is a beautiful scene. Well done Melanie
Neil_Higgins 16 35 3 England
18 Mar 2007 7:36PM
A stunner, the light on Skiddaw and the reflections are beautiful, congrats for the EC and POTW Smile
tomf148 14 2 Ireland
17 Jun 2008 10:41PM
Stunning photo

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