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Dave Barrans on Aegialis 7c
© StuM, May 2007
Route: Aegialis (7c)
Camera used: Nikon D70
5*VOTING: number of votes 170
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Superb photo Stu.
rice boy - 23/May/07
Where you on the DNA belay to get that shot?
Adam Lincoln - 23/May/07
I was standing on the cave floor but quite far back for this one, i think the dna belay would put 'little kalymnos' fully behind dave.
StuM - 23/May/07
That's incredible.
fiveknuckle - 24/May/07
Stunning photo. Have you chopped the rope out?
datoon - 25/May/07
It is pretty much unedited (slight tweak of contrast). The rop is running down the side of his arm.
StuM - 25/May/07
Congratulations! This photo was chosen as Photo of the Week, based on votes by registered users over the past 7 days.
Charles Arthur - UKC - 27/May/07
Fabulous shot. Don't know if you realise it Stu - but you've captured the colours of the Australian Aboriginal flag...
bergalia - 28/May/07
Yeah its a belter. You're monopolising the top ten though!
Calder - 01/Jun/07
This route is on my tick list, one of the best shots iv`e seen of this route well done !
mr mills - 05/Aug/08
crackin picture
dankitson - 16/May/10
That's so much better than the usual clichéd shot of this route.
jon - 09/Jun/10
I gave this a one because it is so clearly not a proper photograph but a photoshop posed excercise, if I am wrong I apologise.
Al Evans - 26/Jul/14
Thanks for the honesty Al. I will admit that I upped the contrast and tweaked levels but did no more then I usually would with a photo, the colours were all there when the photo came out of the camera. It may have been posed but to be honest I can't remember, even if it was it is hardly unusual on either my gallery or others on UKC.
I'd love to know what your definition of a 'proper photograph' is in the digital age though, not many people on here are getting 5s without some post processing. I suspect if you go through my gallery applying the same rules you'll be giving me a lot more 1s :-)
StuM - 27/Jul/14
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