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Top of Richmond Falls
This was taken somewhat later than the previous version as I made the return journey down from the castle. I couldn't be bothered to get the 5D out of the bag after the earlier fiasco so I took this with the little Ixus.
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Album name:Silversnapper / Landscape
Keywords:Richmond Falls
Camera:Canon Ixus 980 IS
Shutter Speed:1/500th sec
File Size:210 KB
Date added:Sep 16, 2009
Dimensions:900 x 675 pixels
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Barrie  [Sep 17, 2009 at 04:49 PM]
The first thing that struck me about this was the mix of colour. The quality from the Ixus is very good, although the 5D I think may have retained a little more detail, due to the high contrast of the subject.
George  [Sep 17, 2009 at 05:08 PM]
That little Ixus has certainly done a fine job here Keith. Nice pov to catch the peaty water as it spills over the falls, lovely texture in the rocks and again a nice lush green backdrop, well done sir.
frog  [Sep 17, 2009 at 07:44 PM]
George has said it all. well done.
Merlynn  [Sep 17, 2009 at 10:15 PM]
Can only echo George's very apt comments Keith, except to add there's some lovely cascades in the background, the ones I mentioned in your previous shot, a period of heavy rain would transform this scene, and I reckon a return visit would pay dividends, so get the waterproofs ready
leonmoss  [Sep 18, 2009 at 10:26 AM]
late to this but agree with the above. nice shot and i too am struck with the colour mix. A fine shot sir
alanuk  [Sep 18, 2009 at 03:29 PM]
I sometimes lug all my photographic stuff muttering under my breath about the weight of it all (I travel with the equivalent of a woman's handbag - everything you need plus loads of junk you don't ) when all it needs is a simple compact camera. This is case in point. Barrie's comment is fair but the IXUS has performed well. Why is there Yorkshire tea flowing down the valley though?
John T  [Sep 18, 2009 at 08:29 PM]
A colourful attractive view, well captured my the little Ixus,well done Keith.