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The relentless force of the Atlantic Ocean crashes into the rocks beneath one of the old tin mine wheel houses at Botallack in Cornwall. Not the easiest of places to get to, but all the better to witness the sea at work.

Camera:Canon EOS 40D
Lens:Sigma 70-200mm EX
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:20 Aug 2009 - 5:29 PM
Focal Length:70mm
Aperture:f/5.0
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Pattern
Title:Botallack Breaker
Username:sut68 sut68
Uploaded:11 Feb 2013 - 6:19 PM
Tags:Architecture, Botallack, Breaker, Cliffs, Crash, Engine house, Landscape / travel, Surf, Tin mine, White water
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johnke
johnke  154 forum posts South Africa9 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2013 - 6:34 PM

The sea looks awesome and the light is so magnificent....John.

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Dinky65
Dinky65  1 United States
11 Feb 2013 - 6:36 PM

Nice shot.

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sut68
sut68 e2 Member 111998 forum postssut68 vcard England76 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2013 - 6:46 PM

Cheers guys Smile

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dathersmith
11 Feb 2013 - 7:23 PM

Great capture of the power of the sea Paul.

Darren.

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sut68
sut68 e2 Member 111998 forum postssut68 vcard England76 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2013 - 7:31 PM

Cheers Darren!!!

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 95940 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2013 - 7:57 PM

Some wonderful tones in those rocks

The sea looks so dangerous

Adrian

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derekhansen
derekhansen e2 Member 6185 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom24 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2013 - 8:03 PM

Some nice light bringing out the detail and the sea looks fantastic. A quality image Paul.
Derek

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sut68
sut68 e2 Member 111998 forum postssut68 vcard England76 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2013 - 8:42 PM

Cheers guys, was brilliant just listening to the waves pounding against those rocks!!!

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England210 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2013 - 9:41 PM

Well worth getting to this view point Paul, good timing and light too
Regards Richard

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fazzer
fazzer e2 Member 535 forum postsfazzer vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2013 - 9:47 PM

Excellent shot

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sut68
sut68 e2 Member 111998 forum postssut68 vcard England76 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2013 - 10:13 PM

Thank you both!!!

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Tynnwrlluniau
Tynnwrlluniau e2 Member 440 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales36 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2013 - 8:54 AM

Excellent composition, energy and light.
Alun

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sut68
sut68 e2 Member 111998 forum postssut68 vcard England76 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2013 - 8:56 AM

Cheers Alun!!!

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Andy1979
Andy1979  8754 forum posts England2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2013 - 4:24 PM

Unreal mate loving it so much I would actually buy this one mate!Wink

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sut68
sut68 e2 Member 111998 forum postssut68 vcard England76 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2013 - 6:17 PM

Cheers Andy ... coincidentally I have just put this one on my website Wink Grin

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Eviscera
Eviscera e2 Member 81105 forum postsEviscera vcard United Kingdom149 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2013 - 8:59 PM

Tis a quality exposure mate !

Bit of a weedy wave though , needs the full force lapping over the tin mine on a re-visit ?

Id buy it for a biscuit tin Smile

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sut68
sut68 e2 Member 111998 forum postssut68 vcard England76 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2013 - 9:44 PM

Not a bad wave for Summer though Tongue

What, no chocolate box? Wink

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CathyI
CathyI e2 Member 10344 forum postsCathyI vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Feb 2013 - 7:48 PM

Beautiful! I can feel the wind and the spray on my face looking at this and the colours in the sea are in mesmerising.

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sut68
sut68 e2 Member 111998 forum postssut68 vcard England76 Constructive Critique Points
18 Feb 2013 - 10:07 PM

Thankfully the wind was blowing to our right at this point Cathy, but it was a good stiff breeze to blow away any cobwebs Smile

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