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Victor Saunders under the influence of spindrift on the Migot Spur...
© Ben Tibbetts
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Poor old Vic ... must have reminded him of the good old days on the Ben.
Dave Williams - 17/Oct/14Report
Really like this pic but it's better the other way round and the writing is too distracting.
estivoautumnal - 17/Oct/14Report
I don't normally like winter climbing pics but this is amazing!
Rachel Slater - 17/Oct/14Report
"Is Vic there?" (youngsters won't understand)
Tim Sparrow - 17/Oct/14Report
Well it could be anybody really!
Sean Kelly - 17/Oct/14Report
by the way this is a variation of the Migot, way out left of the normal line... we were searching for some steeper terrain for photos... found it... plus a lot of spindrift from the upper face!
Ben Tibbetts - 17/Oct/14Report
Turn the shot 180 degrees and remove the watermark (UKC digitally watermark the shots on upload anyway).
Looks like Scotland would if it were sunny!
Bob - 18/Oct/14Report
Congratulations! This photo was chosen as Photo of the Week, based on votes by registered users over the past 7 days.
UKC Photos - 26/Oct/14Report
Yes this would be better without the writing and if it wasn't upside down
Michael Gordon - 26/Oct/14Report
Image theft is rife. I fully understand why Ben would want to protect this brilliant image and that way when people re-share it, the work is attributed to him. Digital watermarks just don't cut the mustard. Put it this way...didn't stop it getting to photo of the week and maybe it inspired you to check out his gallery and consider buying an image without the watermark?!
Dan-gerMouse - 26/Oct/14Report
Thanks for your comments folk. I'm afraid the large watermarks are a means of trying to control the image usage a little... it still hasn't stopped some large outdoor companies from using some images without consent and cropping off the watermark! Upside up or upside down is a matter of personal choice I guess... ?!
Ben Tibbetts - 30/Oct/14Report
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