Motte of Mark

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Comments (2)

tarth701 on August 27, 2011

Very nice Douglas, lovely viewpoint. Well done. All the best. MikeD

© Douglas MacGregor on August 28, 2011

Thanks, Tarth,

This is one of these features that it is difficult to photograph. If you are up close, it doesn't look like anythingat all. If you are further away it is a small feature which usually just merges into the background.

On this particular day the sun broke through a hole in the clouds illuminating the Motte so it stood out from the forest around it. I then selecte a long focal length so it was the main feature of the photograph.

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on August 9, 2011
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by © Douglas MacGregor
    • Camera: OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP. SP550UZ
    • Taken on 2011/08/04 14:27:36
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/500)
    • Focal Length: 69.51mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.200
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
    • Exposure Bias: 0.30 EV
    • No flash

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