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_______Tech Info
   Pentax K5
   Sigma EX 10-20mm f/4,0-5,6 DC HSM
   Slik 780 DX Pro | SH-807E
   Aperture: f/11
   Shutter Speed: 120s
   ISO-Value: 160
   Focal Length: 10mm
   Filters: B+W ND3.0
   Time: 4:56pm

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   During my stay in Preston earlier this year I drove up to Yorkshire a few times to explore the countryside and as per usual in the UK I was haunted by rain - which didn't keep me from trying though it was demotivating. Luckily I went up to Twistleton on a relatively dry day and on my way passed by some of the famous limestone pavements. My original plan was to hike the Ingleton Waterfalls trail that weekend but due to the massive flooding it was not possible to get any decent shots, so I simply changed routes and went up to to Twistleton Scar.

   While shooting the limestone pavements heavy clouds with rain rolled in from the ocean (which lies just a couple of miles west) dissembling the sky and providing me with a nice ominous sky for this black and white shot. Sadly though the rest of my ascent was accompanied by fierce rain and wind keeping me from getting any shots from farther up.

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:iconjoinnovate:
Hi,

The way you captured this scenery in a very original way ist just refreshing. I can imagine how the capture would look like in color and so I think it was the right desicion to use black and white photography and a long time exposure as well.

Besides this the other aspects are also pretty neat. The angle you chose here creates a nice impact as you place the trees in the back. The viewer wants to follow the lines in front and automatically ends up at those trees. Very good job here.

The sky adds to the atmosphere. Your editing on this is solid. Nice balance between black and white.

In the end you've created a interesting piece of art with atmosphere of a scene that probably would be that interesting if captured in a different kind of way.

Jo
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StefanEffenhauser Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2014   Photographer
Besonders die S/W-Tönung gefällt mir. Und die Komposition, und die Langzeitbelichtung. Ach, eigentlich gefällt mir hier alles!
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:iconnicolasalexanderotto:
Danke! :)
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SvenMueller Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Hast du mir Koordinaten dazu? :)
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:iconnicolasalexanderotto:
Klar, dachte du gehst in ICQ online (also gestern) ich kann dir die aber auch mal per Note schreiben. ;)
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SvenMueller Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Also ich hab von dir sogar einige Locations in UK die ich momentan sortiere ... die Bäume hab ich aber bis dato noch ned gefunden. Echt dumm so kurzfristig planen zu müssen ... Habt ihr ab und an im Auto gepennt? Soll ja strafbar sein aber weißt ja - wo kein Kläger da kein Richter.
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:iconnicolasalexanderotto:
Yo im Lake District haben wir im Auto gepennt, sind ja erst um 23.00 pennen und dann um 5 wieder raus, in der Zeit kamen vllt. 3 Autos vorbei. :D
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SvenMueller Featured By Owner May 27, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
:+fav: übrigens. ;)
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L0NE-W0lf Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2013
Amazing capture!
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Snowman4444 Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful!
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juliozzy Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013
This place has indeed some magic...
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Climbotizzo Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Nice shot, ciao!!
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augenweide Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
your beautiful work is featured in my new journal...[link]
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:iconnicolasalexanderotto:
Vielen Dank. :)
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augenweide Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
gerne...
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aFeinPhoto-com Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013  Professional Photographer
Well that is pretty damn awesome. What a unique landscape! Very cool :)
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:iconnicolasalexanderotto:
Yep, should've stayed longer thinking about it retrospect. ;)
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aFeinPhoto-com Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2013  Professional Photographer
next time ;)
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b13visuals Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Superb!
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ValaSedai Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This work has been featured in
:bulletgreen: Scenery Spotlight IX :bulletgreen:
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NicolasAlexanderOtto Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012
Thanks it's much appreciated. :)
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jViks Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Perfect BW conversion! Great texture and contrast... amazing photo
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:iconnicolasalexanderotto:
Hey, thank you. :)
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x-xSpitFirex-x Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I Journal featured this here - [link] :)
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:iconnicolasalexanderotto:
Thanks for the exposure. :)
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x-xSpitFirex-x Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
welcome
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EmilioBrown Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012
Beautiful textures!!!
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:iconnicolasalexanderotto:
Thank you :)
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EmilioBrown Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012
;)
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TobiasRichter Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Professional Photographer
Top!
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mecengineer Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012
Wonderful work.
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Bojkovski Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
wonderful work
dramatic work
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:iconnicolasalexanderotto:
Thanks. :)
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Bojkovski Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
np
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8-BitQuilter Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
O_O Absolutely amazing shot. @_@ Beautiful.
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Jacob-Routzahn Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012  Professional Photographer
Damn! Love the texture of your foreground and those trees are crazy! Great processing on this one!
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:iconnicolasalexanderotto:
Thank you Jacob. :)
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BW-999 Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
instant fav :)
everything is perfectly done, excellent photo ;)
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:iconnicolasalexanderotto:
Thanks for the praise. :)
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spacepig3000 Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
awsome pic :)
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:iconnicolasalexanderotto:
Thanks. :)
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