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thesmurfinator
07-03-2009, 10:28 PM
OK, so it's not strictly urbex seeing as it was guided, but it was a great day.
These copper mines are HUGE - the Derbyshire caving club are doing an amazing job of digging them out.
Thanks so much to the guys for inviting us along today - it was great to learn a bit about how things worked down the mines, and how the different parts of the rock were formed....

Anyway - enough talk..... photos...(I'm still finding my way around my new cam, so don't be too harsh :) )


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boxfrenzy
07-03-2009, 10:58 PM
Looks a good visit there. I love the water one. Very good :thumb

Cuban Bloodhound
07-03-2009, 11:32 PM
Nice, like the copper sulphate.

thesmurfinator
08-03-2009, 03:11 PM
cheers guys :)

sinnerman
08-03-2009, 10:31 PM
oooh would like to see the mine how do you get yourself invited?

Underground photography is fairly tricky and you've got yourself some nice shots there

thesmurfinator
09-03-2009, 12:17 AM
the Derbyshire caving club run tours through there - contact them - they charge 5 to cover their insurance but it is sooooo worth it :) best fiver I've spent in a long time :)

BB
09-03-2009, 01:44 AM
Great pics there Smurf :thumb

Looks like a interesting wander :)

sqwasher
09-03-2009, 08:57 AM
No need to be harsh...they're good pics! Anyone who's been anywhere this dark (cinema, long tunnel, shelter etc ) knows lighting them isn't easy. Nice one...looks like a decent trip. :thumb

Muse
09-03-2009, 09:00 AM
Looks like a nice place to visit and nice photos, #7 is cracking.

thesmurfinator
09-03-2009, 02:11 PM
wow thanks guys - I'm all aglow with all this praise :)