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KMRennie

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Dock Tarn
« on: August 24, 2017, 08:32:01 AM »

Thanks John for telling me about Dock Tarn. The heather is terrific but the light yesterday was a bit boring. A cold front had passed through bringing huge clouds but by the time I arrived the dramatic clouds had passed and I had to make do with what I had. I am in a drama mood so the shots aren't tremendously natural. As I was leaving the sun came out and I got one shot with the light glancing across the heather. Hope you like them. Ken
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Re: Dock Tarn
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2017, 09:03:50 AM »

I am in a drama mood ...
I really got to remember this for certain situations!

Both wonderful pictures.
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Re: Dock Tarn
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2017, 09:11:10 AM »

Dramatic, yes! And beautiful.
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Re: Dock Tarn
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2017, 09:21:45 AM »

I like your "Drama Mood" Please stay in that mood, the photos are fantastic.
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Re: Dock Tarn
« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2017, 11:24:06 AM »

Thanks for the comments. This is a less dramatic shot as the light at this point was just drab. I am not happy with the composition either as I can't decide how much of the RHS to keep but gives a good impression of this small tarn. Ken
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Re: Dock Tarn
« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2017, 11:37:23 AM »

Aha, I had wondered if you had made it up there, Ken! Nice shots, but it does look like lousy light - but lovely Lakeland cloud.

On a selfish level, I am pleased to see so much colour - should get there myself next week.

John
« Last Edit: August 24, 2017, 11:53:18 AM by john beardsworth »
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Re: Dock Tarn
« Reply #6 on: August 24, 2017, 11:57:56 AM »

2nd is really outstanding.

Thierry
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Re: Dock Tarn
« Reply #7 on: August 24, 2017, 12:28:27 PM »

Thanks Thierry I think that I am only happy with the second shot but lying in the heather is asking to give blood to every flying insect and heather hides a lot of them. If you are coming here John the ground is sopping wet. I have posted a pano in the new forum if anyone is interested. Ken
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Re: Dock Tarn
« Reply #8 on: August 24, 2017, 12:47:06 PM »

Love it.  I see no "lousy light", only well photographed beauty.
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Re: Dock Tarn
« Reply #9 on: August 24, 2017, 02:03:23 PM »

Best isolated tree shot I've seen for a long time.
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Re: Dock Tarn
« Reply #10 on: August 24, 2017, 03:14:47 PM »

Love it.  I see no "lousy light", only well photographed beauty.

Yes!

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Re: Dock Tarn
« Reply #11 on: August 24, 2017, 04:33:45 PM »

Superb stuff
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