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“Nature is man's teacher.
She unfolds her treasure to his search,
unseals his eye, illumes his mind,
and purifies his heart;
an influence breathes from all the sights and sounds
of her existence.”

(Alfred Billings Street)

Autumn leaves and ferns a beautiful but nameless brook in Dendles Wood, which runs down the steep slopes of Stalldown Barrow, finally joining the River Yealm gorge.

*The site has restricted access by means of a permit

Pentax K-x
Pentax 18-55mm SMC/ DAL lens
Cromatek Circular Polarizer
Manfrotto 190XProB tripod
Manfrotto 498RC2 panoramic ball-head

Altitude = 240m A.S.L.
Weather conditions: overcast with faint diffused transient sunlight

Aperture = f/8
Exposure duration = 1 second
Focal length = 24mm
ISO = 200
Manual mode
Spot metering

Finished using Lightroom 3 and Photoshop CS2

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