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Early morning in Fryupdale, North Yorkshire and as the sun rises the mist begins to clear from the valley floor, the farmer takes his cows in to be milked, Sam takes a photo or two (meaning 80 frames in this case) and a new day begins.

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Comments (19)

Andy Rodker on June 27, 2012

This is one of those - rare for me - WOOOW!!! shots. Brilliant and spectacular. Can't really put other words to it. Hope these will do for now!

Best, Andy

Neil Grimwood on June 27, 2012

Looking at the time of your misty shot i can just imagine you tearing along that road to catch the last of the mist in the Dale....made it!! I know this is one of your favourite spots (i like it too) i have to say mate you've done it justice once again, i just hope people view it full size.Nice work Sam, especially taking into account the time involved.

GasGasL€X on June 28, 2012

WOW, a real Lord of the Rings scene Sam... you have this type of photograph down pat. Cheers from Oz ~Lex

Yorkshire Sam on June 28, 2012

Cheers Andy, wow, brilliant and spectacliar will do nicely, ta much ! Aye Neil I did scoot from Castleton to here and had quite a mad rush to get set up and shoot it all as it was changing a bit too quick. I am surprised at how well it turned out to be honest. I'm starting to get the hang of it Lex but a lot depended on luck as well when it involved so many frames and the light wss changing faster than I liked. When I started the sequence from the bottom up the sun was actually shining a bit below that band of dark cloud and I was dreading it getting too bright but the cloud was moving with the sun so it all worked in my favour.

Many thanks to you all,

Sam :o)

SMilanS on June 28, 2012

Very nice shot. Like :)

⚔ Richard ⚔ on June 28, 2012

Instead of counting sheep, i've been counting cows on their way to be milked. I like the way you have captured the mist disappearing in the background, a very spectacular picture enlarged Sam Big Like..Regards Richard

Yorkshire Sam on June 28, 2012

Thank you Fritzz/Milan

Yorkshire Sam on June 28, 2012

Cheers Richard, at that time of day I possibly ought to have been snoring until the cows come home but fortunately I had this mad idea and the comments from yourself and otheres has finally convinced me that it was a good move after all and that sacrificing very, very much needed beauty sleep was a fair exchange.

best wishes, Sam

ian1949 on June 28, 2012

Looks very nice Sam, unfortunately can't seem to be able to open it in original image but from what I can see it looks just great with the early morning mist still in the dale and the sun just beginning to rise. 80 frames that's a lot but well worth the effort.

Yorkshire Sam on June 28, 2012

Sometimes it's just the lonk playing up Ian so try this one instead. I hope you do get to see it and have a good look round but thank you anyway for the lovely comment.

regards, Sam

ian1949 on June 29, 2012

Viewed it on someone else's computer on original image as mine still refuses to look it's obviously frightened of 80 frames, well worth looking though as you can see the farmer taking in his cattle for milking something he has to do 7 days a week at this time in a morning no doubt, but it'll make the supermarkets a bit richer with his hard work. Try 79 frames next time Sam otherwise I might have to buy a better computer.

Yorkshire Sam on June 29, 2012

Thanks Ian, I'm pleased you finally got to see it as intended and that you've enjoyed the look around. I hear what you're saying re the supermarkets though the blame for the low price received by the farmers for their milk lies equally at the consumers door too since we all want things as cheap as we can buy them for. Re the failure to view full size, that probably has more to do with your internet access than your computer.

Here are 3 more examples just to see what happens.

Gateshead Large

York Very Large

Staithes Massive

ian1949 on June 29, 2012

Could see them all no problem Sam, the Staithes one only took about 15 seconds to load, also I've twice the internet speed of the the computer I viewed it on so I don't know.

Yorkshire Sam on June 29, 2012

Just one of life's little mysteries then mate :o)

Neil in Sheffield UK on June 30, 2012

Oh Lordy! If there were such a thing as Heaven, I am sure that this is what it would look like! Another superb picture from a living Yorkshire legend!

Yorkshire Sam on July 1, 2012

What do you mean if there were such a thing as heaven.. alright you're a bit south of it but I keep showing you where it is :o)

Legend :o) Oh Yeah ! :o)

stuart murphy on July 2, 2012

Hi Sam A great landscape shot, made by the fantastic elevated position you chose to shoot from(and of course the beautiful light). In my opinion one of your best, super work. Kind Regards Stuart

Yorkshire Sam on July 2, 2012

Cheers Stuart, that's a really encouraging comment as I always hope I'm making progress all thw while.

best wishes, Sam :o)

Fabio Roman on July 3, 2012

Really great shot! L. Greetings, Fabio

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on June 27, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Yorkshire Sam
    • Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D80
    • Taken on 2012/06/26 05:17:36
    • Exposure: 0.050s (1/20)
    • Focal Length: 75.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/14.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO160
    • Exposure Bias: -0.67 EV
    • No flash

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