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The ghost of Duckula

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Normally on long exposures things that move disappear but a little ghost remained in this shot.

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Comments (14)

choniron NO VIEWS on March 13, 2012

Beautiful composition, great shot, LK. Best wishes, José.

Richard Gregory 48 on March 13, 2012

Look out Sam the ghost of duckula might nibble our neck. Lovely Reflections..Regards Richard

NO VIEWS NAJI on March 13, 2012

stunning view .



Yorkshire Sam on March 14, 2012

Thank you Jose,Richard,Toni and Clive, I am delighted to receive your lovely comments and compliments.

Rich , I find carrying a garlic chicken sandwich helps ward off such attacks though the crusts are much to their liking if scattered on the water. I don't recall that episode Clive so I may just check that out.

best wishes to all,

Sam :o)

Neil Grimwood on March 14, 2012

Good to see you came away with something Sam,lovely reflections and colours and youv'e managed to keep that bright light to a minimum..(curtain job again!!;-))The more i look at this the more i like it,nicely done mate. Thats some exposure time though,no wonder that duck all but disappeared.

Now just think on lad,divvent thee be bringin' yon bloody garlic withee next time we meet up tha knows;-))

Yorkshire Sam on March 14, 2012

Cheers Neil.

At almost 4mins the duck had time to disappear and come back again several times, you know what they were like ! It's interesting to note how a shot taken in relative darkness can come out as bright as all that. I learned a bit from doing this so that's a bonus too.

Yorkshire Sam on March 14, 2012

CheersClive , I did enjoy that but not quite as much as what I went on to see. When that clip finishes 12 more options are displayed and #11 the mission imossible clip is just as described.

Yorkshire Sam on March 14, 2012

My monitor doesn't have eyes mate, must be an Irish thing that one ;O)

Yorkshire Sam on March 15, 2012

Craic, banter,whatever the local term it's all good ! :o)

Eva Lewitus on March 15, 2012

It really is too light for a ghost. But if I were a ghost I would love to stay there, light, or no light. LIKe and F.

Yorkshire Sam on March 20, 2012

Thank you Eva, you're probably right and yes it's a place any ghost would love to live in though without a roof and widows it's a cold a draughty residence up there on the cliff top.

kind regards, Sam

Keep Clicking on March 20, 2012

Wonderful stuff. For an old fart wondering around with a camera, you do alright. Greting from London.

Yorkshire Sam on March 20, 2012

Well KC the law of averages says if you keep trying you might get lucky and you don't see what goes via the delete button :o)

Many thanks mate, I do try :o)

Eva Lewitus on March 20, 2012

samsalt1, you made a wonderful slip! I think a ghost would love to live without widows!

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on March 12, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Yorkshire Sam
    • Taken on 2012/03/12 06:35:37
    • Exposure: 232.000s
    • Focal Length: 18.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/11.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: -0.67 EV
    • No flash