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The Beast.. not for the nervous.. be warned!!

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by Al., Apr 14, 2013.

  1. Al.

    Al. Mu-43 Veteran

    372
    Jul 3, 2010
    Hull, East Yorkshire, UK
    Alan
    This is a straight shot, not flipped or photo shoped except for a little contrast tweaking and sharpening. Its in a quarry in the Lake District in the UK, I have been before to capture it but the faintest ripple on the water spoils the shot. Yesterday morning I was in the area and decided to go early just after sunrise while the air was still and caught the perfect reflection.

    This is disused flooded quarry, the water is 35m deep with lots of underground tunnels, many cave divers have lost their lives exploring these tunnels, its a steep climb down and climbing experiance is a help

    This was taken on GX1 with p14-45 at 14mim
    hodge_close_1100.

    ...and to stop craning your neck
    [​IMG]
     
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  2. mrjr

    mrjr Mu-43 Top Veteran

    518
    Sep 25, 2012
    Wow. That's amazing! Great eye to see that.
     
  3. asterinex

    asterinex Mu-43 Regular

    73
    Nov 14, 2012
    Awesome. Looks like some alien skull:) well seen!
     
  4. RT_Panther

    RT_Panther Mu-43 Legend

    May 4, 2011
    Texas
    THAT IS TOTALLY AWESOME! :2thumbs::thumbup::clapping::bravo-009::dancingparty::eek:mg:
     
  5. speedandstyle

    speedandstyle Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Ok, that is cool!:thumbup:
     
  6. silver92b

    silver92b Mu-43 All-Pro

    Feb 7, 2013
    Atlanta, GA
    Very good! Great eye to see the shot.
     
  7. Crdome

    Crdome Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Sep 11, 2011
    West Central Indiana
    Chrome
    Great shot!
     
  8. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator

    Jun 4, 2011
    NorthWestern PA
    Bob
    That is absolutely cool! Awesome, awesome shot! :clap2::bravo-009:
     
  9. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator

    Jun 4, 2011
    NorthWestern PA
    Bob
    This definitely needs to be printed and displayed!
     
  10. GaryAyala

    GaryAyala Mu-43 Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    SoCal
    Absolutely and incredibly awesome!!

    Gary
     
  11. zcd

    zcd Mu-43 Regular

    39
    Mar 14, 2013
    Alberta, Canada
    Thats a fantastic shot!
     
  12. hkpzee

    hkpzee Mu-43 All-Pro

    Sep 5, 2011
    Hong Kong
    Patrick
    Just awesome! :2thumbs:
     
  13. 350duser

    350duser Mu-43 Veteran

    313
    Sep 26, 2012
    Brisbane, QLD
    Fantastic shot and a good eye.
    Almost expect the Phantom, Hero and Devil to ride out!!
     
  14. jloden

    jloden Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    May 15, 2012
    Hunterdon County, NJ
    Jay
  15. Lawrence A.

    Lawrence A. Mu-43 All-Pro

    Mar 14, 2012
    New Mexico
    Larry
    Amazing. Bravo!
     
  16. F/Stop

    F/Stop Mu-43 Veteran

    451
    Mar 9, 2013
    West Virginia
    Brian Y.
  17. GFFPhoto

    GFFPhoto Mu-43 All-Pro

    Feb 24, 2013
  18. Al.

    Al. Mu-43 Veteran

    372
    Jul 3, 2010
    Hull, East Yorkshire, UK
    Alan
    Thanks guys, here is a wider shot and gives some scale. The 'eye socket' is nick named the Gymnasium as there are some bolted climbs in there and is about 10 meters high and leads through to another disused quarry
    0014.
     
  19. aragorn1980

    aragorn1980 Mu-43 Top Veteran

    698
    Aug 10, 2012
    Athens Greece
    Takis
    Magnificent!
     
  20. slothead

    slothead Mu-43 All-Pro

    Aug 14, 2012
    Frederick, MD
    Very cool Alan! Thanks for sharing.