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Cold Medallion
Ian Cameron

Cold Medallion

Dava Moor, Highlands, Scotland

Inspired by Britain's latest crop of gold medals I found it irresistable to scan an old winter image taken high on Dava moor of an unamed lochan deep frozen with a liberal coating of hoar frost. Right in the centre of the lochan is a small flat golden medallion of sunlit frosted grass complementing the reflected blue sky on the ice covered surface. As the sun began to warm up the ice so it expanded and began to groan under the tremendous pressure finally culminating in a shotgun like explosion to subsequently reveal a huge crack traversing it's frozen surface.

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Pentax 67 II ,55-100 zoom,Fujichrome Velvia
Polariser backed off 50%, 0.3ND grad, f/22 at 1/2 Second. full exif

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Mary Bowles02-Aug-2012 17:22
A beautiful, apposite picture at this time of searching for Gold.

Pete Hemington02-Aug-2012 15:41
This is superb as always.
What National anthem should we play when you get the gold medal as deserved!!
joseantonio02-Aug-2012 13:34
What a beautiful place to be right now....V
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