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bfgstew Plus
11 668 105 England
7 Nov 2010 6:26PM
Best of the lot Richard. I like the central composition, really works well.

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Amazing. Love it!

sut68 Plus
14 2.0k 76 England
7 Nov 2010 6:27PM
Tidy shot indeed mate, like it. That 10 stopper certainly worked its magic too.
Aggers Plus
8 2 1 Guernsey
7 Nov 2010 6:28PM
Brilliant capture, love the movement in the sky and water.
Well done

7 Nov 2010 6:28PM
Lovely shot,

MrsS Plus
11 4.5k 18 England
7 Nov 2010 6:30PM
Another goodie from "TheW" Smile

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SosFM Plus
8 85 1 United Kingdom
7 Nov 2010 6:30PM
Lovely autumnal scene.
pmorgan Plus
11 217 13 England
7 Nov 2010 6:32PM

Sue_R Plus
11 11 6 United Kingdom
7 Nov 2010 6:55PM
Absolutely beautiful! So wish it was mine Smile

Sue Smile
Beautiful shot.
supper imges, powerful
7 Nov 2010 7:50PM
Thanks everyone Smile

Cheers for the award too sue! Smile
martinl Plus
14 269 2 United Kingdom
7 Nov 2010 8:33PM
Grand stuff mate.
7 Nov 2010 9:02PM
Stunning lighting.
7 Nov 2010 10:02PM
Excellent stuff
7 Nov 2010 10:10PM
Lovely shot, works really well.
cabbie Plus
10 31 United Kingdom
7 Nov 2010 10:56PM
A corker great light great image

RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
7 Nov 2010 11:03PM
This crannog had naturally featured often in recent days, but this must be one of the very best shots of it: composition, lighting, colours.....a;; superb. Very well deserved UA too.
Goggz Plus
10 2.3k 72 Wales
7 Nov 2010 11:45PM
Nicely stopped Smile
Cheers, Goggz
SueTurner Plus
13 81 3 England
8 Nov 2010 12:01AM
love it !
User_Removed 9 26 2 United States
8 Nov 2010 1:36AM
Magnificent! Stunning!
The long exposure makes it appear that the light is coming from the island, nicely composed Richard.

8 Nov 2010 8:22AM
thanks everyone for such nice comments Smile
Wonderufl image indeed

GHGraham Plus
8 7 10 Scotland
8 Nov 2010 11:27AM
Striking image of light coming from behind the trees.

I'm curious why a 10 stopper was used?

Was that to lengthen the exposure deliberately in order to soften the water?

I wonder what it would have looked like without the ND filter and everything frozen?

8 Nov 2010 12:31PM
Hi Graham, exactly that, the water was choppy and I wanted to soften it. The clouds were moving pretty swiftly too which always looks good when caught on a slow shutter speed.

I do have shots without the 10 stop filter and will post them in due course.

cheers Smile
GHGraham Plus
8 7 10 Scotland
9 Nov 2010 3:57PM
Cloud movement can indeed look good with some movement but usually when its moving towards or away from camera as it is here.

I've seen too many shots when the clouds move across the image which doesn't work so well.

And this viewpoint looks south west which is perfect for capturing prevaling winds.

Coking filters produce a purple colour cast when shooting into the sun but Lee products somehow dont which is what I assume has been used here.
ianrobinson Plus
8 1.2k 8 United Kingdom
9 Nov 2010 6:32PM
a beautiful godly type image.
javam Plus
13 1.1k 19 United Kingdom
9 Nov 2010 11:45PM
The big stopper has softened out the water well which gives a more complimentary texture to the sky than the chop we were getting at slower shutter speeds so gets the thumbs up from me.

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