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A picture of Watchet, a Seaside Town in the county of Somerset

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Photographer: © Mark Rutley (Gallery)(12th October 2013)

The Ancient Mariner

Watchet harbour became the inspiration for the epic poem The Ancient Mariner by the romantic poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge. In 1797 he walked over the Quantock Hills from his home in Nether Stowey, along with his friends William and Dorothy Wordsworth and came upon Watchet. It has been said that looking down at the town from St Decuman's Church gave him the inspiration for his poem.

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Camera Make: Canon Model: Canon EOS 7D
Exposure Program: Shutter Priority, Focal length: 130 mm, Aperture: f 13, ISO: 125, Exposure time: 1/250 sec, Metering Mode: Partial, Exposure Bias: -0.66666666666667 EV
Date/Time Creation: October 7, 2013, 9:12 am

ImageID:1181796, Image size: 1000 x 667 pixels


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Comment by Pat TroutPremier Member! Click for more info..(12th October 2013)

So Very nice,

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Comment by Dave John(12th October 2013)

Great shot Mark

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Comment by Mark Rutley (Photo owner)(12th October 2013)

Thanks Pat and Dave.

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Comment by Vince Hawthorn(12th October 2013)

Stunning image Mark, the light on the statue is superb.

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Comment by Mark Rutley (Photo owner)(13th October 2013)

Thanks Vince - very early in the morning!

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Comment by David SwannPremier Member! Click for more info..(13th October 2013)

Well taken with lots of interesting elements in the shot

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Comment by Zbigniew Siwik(13th October 2013)

Stunning picture Mark.

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Comment by rustyruth(13th October 2013)

Great picture Mark.

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Comment by Mark Rutley (Photo owner)(14th October 2013)

Thanks David, Zbigniew and Ruth :)

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