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Some trees from February

Here are a couple of shots from what was mostly a dull morning at Buttermere that got out nicely as I passed Crummock water I did process a shot from the morning went back and found these in the set from the morning

I am trying some square crops too

Crummock water morning reflection by Alf Branch, on Flickr

There had been a workshop round this tree when I arrived and I was happy shooting away from it but took this anyway as I went for a look around

Buttermere reflection by Alf Branch, on Flickr

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Re: Some trees from February

I love #1, the light is just perfectly positioned. Well spotted.
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Re: Some trees from February

The first is great, the second is damned near perfect

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Re: Some trees from February

These are both superb shots Alf. I think I'd have preferred a none square crop myself though.
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Re: Some trees from February

#1 is a real corker, thanks to that burst of sunlight. I love the square crop too.
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Re: Some trees from February

Just beautiful Alf. The first is an award winner imho.
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Re: Some trees from February

As said, both a super photos. Personally I prefer the colour in the first.......
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Re: Some trees from February

#1 for me too.

Was it taken from near the stone wall or a bit further round? We were there in late February, caught that spell of amazing weather but no snow on the hills and quite hazy unfortunately.
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Re: Some trees from February

#1. The combination of colour, snow, and light is fantatsic.
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Re: Some trees from February

Two great images Alf, the first is especially good.
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Re: Some trees from February

Alf,

They are both excellent.

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Re: Some trees from February

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I love #1, the light is just perfectly positioned. Well spotted.
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These are both superb shots Alf. I think I'd have preferred a none square crop myself though.
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#1 is a real corker, thanks to that burst of sunlight. I love the square crop too.
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Just beautiful Alf. The first is an award winner imho.
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I like square crops but Landscape Photography magazine challenge this month is square landscapes and I thought it worked nicely

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Alf,

They are both excellent.

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Re: Some trees from February

Nice. And perfect mixed light makes the first very dramatic.
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Re: Some trees from February

Both excellent shots, the second though, is top notch
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