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Stiperstones The Devils Chair

Posted by
P J W Miller (Chase Terrace, United Kingdom) on 14 September 2009 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

The Stiperstones is a very distinctive hill in the county of Shropshire, England. It is a quartzite ridge formed some 480 Million years ago. During the last Ice Age the summit stood out above the glaciers and was subject to constant freezing and thawing which shattered the quartzite into a mass of jumbled scree surrounding several residual rocky tors. At 536 metres above sea level it is the second highest hill in the county, surpassed only by Brown Clee Hill (546 m). Stiperstones' five-mile (8 km) long summit ridge is crowned by several rugged, jagged outcrops of rock silouetted against the sky.

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Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Very well processed, nice soft colors and a fantastic view. Thanks for your tale.

14 Sep 2009 5:17am

Nicholas from Shah Alam, Malaysia

What a view. And what a sky. And what textures on the rock.

14 Sep 2009 6:08am

Linerberry from Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand

Excellent shot of these wonderful rocks!!!

14 Sep 2009 7:00am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Nicely done PJ. It looks as though you have given the rocks a good scrubbing.

14 Sep 2009 10:13am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Well captured Peter! You have softened the look yet retained the harsh beauty of the picture. Bravo! ;-)

14 Sep 2009 12:12pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Marvelous foreground. Fine processing.

14 Sep 2009 3:34pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Exceptional composition with a really strong foreground.

14 Sep 2009 8:13pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

This is an amazing composition; a beautiful spot of rock and sky.

14 Sep 2009 8:42pm

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

Lovely composition and color Peter...those clouds are almost a signature style in your work:)

16 Sep 2009 8:07am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Meant to ask, where about is Chase terrace?

17 Sep 2009 9:18am

Vitor Martins from Lisboa, Portugal

Beautiful photo, great DOF

17 Sep 2009 12:23pm

rem_la from Villiers, France

Superbe peinture !

17 Sep 2009 1:13pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Wonderful landscape !

17 Sep 2009 1:45pm

PATRICK from miramas, France

very great capture

18 Sep 2009 8:24am

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

Stunning composition!

18 Sep 2009 9:28am

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Fantastic composition and texture! What a view

21 Sep 2009 5:00am

khadi from New Delhi, India

Fantastic. The composition is stunning and I really like how you have captured so many details.

27 Sep 2009 3:53pm

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Lovely Pic Mr Miller

26 Oct 2009 8:14am