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Author Competition entry Sparty lea
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Competition entry Sparty lea
Posted: 25/08/2009 18:49:51
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The beach adit Wheal Coates




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Air door, Smallcleugh Mine




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Stope in Brownley Hill Mine
IP: 89.168.247.37 Edited: 25/08/2009 18:51:03 by sparty_lea
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Competition entry Sparty lea
Posted: 25/08/2009 19:35:15
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Air door, Smallcleugh Mine


I thought B&W died 30 years ago Shocked

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IP: 84.64.203.130 Edited: 25/08/2009 21:17:08 by (moderator)
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Competition entry Sparty lea
Posted: 25/08/2009 20:30:30
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I think that you have really surpassed yourself here Helen, I dont think that I will bother entering, I never do any good anyway.

No Im joking, its taking part that counts.

Frankly, they are SUPERB.

Congratulations.

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Competition entry Sparty lea
Posted: 25/08/2009 20:32:01
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Yep I must admit I was blown away with the stope photo... excellent.. Thumbs Up

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'Sir, I am unaware of any such activity or operation - nor would I be disposed to discuss such an operation if it did in fact exist, sir.'
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Competition entry Sparty lea
Posted: 25/08/2009 21:05:14
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well done "david bailey" superb pics helen. hope you are well. Thumbs Up

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Competition entry Sparty lea
Posted: 25/08/2009 21:13:05
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oh ****** the standard is high, this means i am really going to have to pull out something extra special this week............

gonna need a bigger rope Shocked
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Competition entry Sparty lea
Posted: 25/08/2009 22:22:14
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Excellent, especially the Cornish one.

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Competition entry Sparty lea
Posted: 25/08/2009 22:51:32
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Wheal Coates - brilliant Thumbs Up

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Competition entry Sparty lea
Posted: 26/08/2009 01:13:37
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Thanks guys,
The competition is always tough here though, aditnow has some of the best underground photographers around Wink
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Competition entry Sparty lea
Posted: 26/08/2009 10:39:55
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I really like those Helen, great shots especially the Wheal Coates one.

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Competition entry Sparty lea
Posted: 06/09/2009 17:54:44
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There are some cracking shots there Helen. Thumb Up IP: 82.24.233.98
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Competition entry Sparty lea
Posted: 06/09/2009 23:09:35
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All great stuff but that first shot is killer. Love it Helen. IP: 90.209.187.169
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Competition entry Sparty lea
Posted: 13/09/2009 21:19:41
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if this is the sort of competition I dont think im gonna bother ive a lot more to learn Big Grin

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Competition entry Sparty lea
Posted: 13/09/2009 21:49:34
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Blimey the prize by Moore Books for this competition is rapidly looking quite safe at this rate! Shocked

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'Sir, I am unaware of any such activity or operation - nor would I be disposed to discuss such an operation if it did in fact exist, sir.'
IP: 89.242.58.172 Edited: 13/09/2009 21:52:45 by ICLOK
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Competition entry Sparty lea
Posted: 13/09/2009 22:10:03
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great pictures helen

sorry that i didn't manage to get up to weardale whilst jesse was there this year, see you all next year.

ian
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Competition entry Sparty lea
Posted: 13/09/2009 22:51:39
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Fantastic shots there Helen

Tweak: I've tidied this thread up a bit. Discussion relevant to the Hidden Earth photo competition, and speloetherms, has been moved over to the Hidden Earth photo comp thread, which is here: [web link]

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No sir, this here will do just fine
IP: 83.148.135.213 Edited: 14/09/2009 13:50:47 by SimonRL
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Competition entry Sparty lea
Posted: 14/09/2009 13:37:12
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Simon your link doesn't work IP: 92.42.56.244
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Competition entry Sparty lea
Posted: 14/09/2009 13:51:02
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Moorebooks wrote:

Simon your link doesn't work


Whoops, fixed now...

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No sir, this here will do just fine
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