Vale of Venford

Vale of Venford

Photo Information
“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.”

Jawaharlal Nehru (1889-1964);
1st Prime Minister Of India



Transient light reaches the depths of the fern festooned vale of Venford Brook, on southern Dartmoor, on a rainy day in early autumn.

Pentax K-x
Pentax 18-55mm SMC/ DAL lens
Cromatek Circular Polarizer
Manfrotto 190XProB tripod
Manfrotto 498RC2 panoramic ball-head

Focal length = 35 mm
Aperture = f/8
Exposure Duration = 0.7second
ISO = 200

Finished using Lightroom and Photoshop CS2
17/09/2013 - 14:51morpheus71
CategoryLandscape / Travel
Shutter Speed7/10
Aperturef/8
LensN/A
ISO200
Focal Length35mm

McGregNi

Link Posted 17/09/2013 - 15:22
A beautiful image Phil, with an original composition for this type of scene. I have been around the Venford Reservoir a few times on family holidays, but have not yet ventured up the little creeks and streams, but you have inspired me to do so at the next opportunity.
My Guides to the Pentax Digital Camera Flash Lighting System : Download here from the PentaxForums Homepage Article .... link
Pentax K7 with BG-4 Grip / Samyang 14mm f2.8 ED AS IF UMC / DA18-55mm f3.5-5.6 AL WR / SMC A28mm f2.8 / D FA 28-105mm / SMC F35-70 f3.5-4.5 / SMC A50mm f1.7 / Tamron AF70-300mm f4-5.6 Di LD macro / SMC M75-150mm f4.0 / Tamron Adaptall (CT-135) 135mm f2.8 / Asahi Takumar-A 2X tele-converter / Pentax AF-540FGZ (I & II) Flashes / Cactus RF60/X Flashes & V6/V6II Transceiver
Last Edited by McGregNi on 17/09/2013 - 15:23

morpheus71

Link Posted 17/09/2013 - 16:12
Thanks very much for your considered and encouraging words McGregNi It is a beautiful stretch of water below the dam, a steep hike into the deep vale(trekking poles advised - especially in wet weather, as it's very slippy!). There is a plethora of opportunities, beyond the classic twin falls (downstream from this spot). Only had half an hour to spare there this morning and I look forward to spending more time there during the autumn.
Phil Hemsley Landscape Photography and 1 to 1 Landscape Photography Workshops

GIULIO57

Link Posted 17/09/2013 - 16:30
Again beautiful
PPG

morpheus71

Link Posted 17/09/2013 - 18:00

Bobbinalorry

Link Posted 17/09/2013 - 18:29
Your offerings are always as inspirational as they are informative.
Best Regards, Larry.

All the gear & no idea.

morpheus71

Link Posted 17/09/2013 - 18:54
Bobbinalorry wrote:
Your offerings are always as inspirational as they are informative.

Thank you ever so much for your very generous comments Larry
Phil Hemsley Landscape Photography and 1 to 1 Landscape Photography Workshops

davidtrout

Link Posted 18/09/2013 - 10:39
Knew it was yours Phil when I saw the thumbnail and before I clicked it open. As always, artistic,
David

PPPG: http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/artists/davidtrout
PPG: http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/artists/davidtrout

autumnlight

Link Posted 18/09/2013 - 13:46
Your standard is very high Phil, another wonderful shot.
Kind regards Maria

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Maria-Gray-photography/589310071158079?ref=hl

Horst

Link Posted 18/09/2013 - 15:11
Fantastic picture. Nice and warm. Beautiful!

Regards, Horst

pauljay

Link Posted 22/09/2013 - 07:33
They said it all for me!
Paul.

Photography is not a sport. It has no rules. Everything must be dared and tried! (Bill Brandt)
jaypix
yankee44
PPG
Add a Comment
You must be registered or logged-in to comment.