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Kielder Sunset

My family and I were holidaying in Northumberland, UK last summer and on this particular day we'd been walking around Kielder Water. This is a man-made re...
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My family and I were holidaying in Northumberland, UK last summer and on this particular day we'd been walking around Kielder Water. This is a man-made reservoir (you can just make out the spillway tower on the right of the picture) with stunning pine forests surrounding it. It had been raining most of the day and there were midges everywhere. The sun did make a late appearance and was promising to put on quite a show at sunset with thick moody clouds hanging low over the water. Despite getting eaten alive by the midges I persevered and made this image. It was taken with Nikon's exceptional 14-24mm f-2.8 at the wide end, with a Lee 3-stop hard ND grad to hold back the sun.
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