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Today I've gone back to The Stade, Hastings, early morning at the beginning of July.
Thanks for looking and for any comments and/or criticisms - or suggestions! I think the sky might be a bit noisy having been put through Topaz...?
Ann

Camera:Canon EOS 60D
Lens:EF-S10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:1 Jul 2012 - 6:08 AM
Focal Length:14mm
Aperture:f/9.0
Shutter Speed:1/1250sec
ISO:250
Title:RX445
Username:AnnChown AnnChown
Uploaded:6 Aug 2012 - 11:58 AM
Tags:Fishing, Fishing boat, Hastings, Landscape / travel, RX445, The stade, Transport
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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4137 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 12:11 PM

The lowish POV sets the boat nicely against the sea and sky, Ann.
Fine detail and composition.
Ronnie.

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digital_boi
6 Aug 2012 - 12:12 PM

very fine capture great detail in the f/g pebbles great pov and composition nice work

GrahamGrinGrinGrin
Happy New week

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 12:13 PM

Thatky really makes this one special
When I was there it was the usual dull grey

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 12:14 PM


Quote: The lowish POV sets the boat nicely against the sea and sky, Ann.
Fine detail and composition.
Ronnie.

Well put by Ronnie, Ann. Carol

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 12:17 PM


Quote: The lowish POV sets the boat nicely against the sea and sky, Ann.
Fine detail and composition.
Ronnie.

he is right, I alos like the lines converging to the left and suggesting a large bay.

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6515 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 12:18 PM

POV and composition is perfect, I like this very much. - gary

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 12:21 PM

Super image Ann, great pov and composition, fantastic shot.

Hugh

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32816 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 12:22 PM

A rather stunning photograph depicting this rather gorgeous coastal scene, brilliant point of view, providing a great perspective, stunning natural colour and exquisite detail running throughout.

Regards Nathan

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jdinne
jdinne e2 Member 11jdinne vcard England
6 Aug 2012 - 12:34 PM

Great angle Ann, lovely detail and colour.

John

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paskinmj
paskinmj  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 12:41 PM

Amazing capture and great composition.
Matt

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AnnJ
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6 Aug 2012 - 1:05 PM

Great detail in the pebbles Ann. Loved the composition too. Ann

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 342 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 1:08 PM

Marvellous Ann, I love your beached boats images.

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 1:14 PM

Lovely one! The winch on the angle of the starboard bow looks to be trying to pull the boat over - unless it's the boat pulling the winch!
Regards
Bill

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Deep_Bhatia
6 Aug 2012 - 1:21 PM

Its amazind, Ann. Bold and Beautiful. Deep

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Sylviwhalley
Sylviwhalley e2 Member 797 forum postsSylviwhalley vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 1:26 PM

Great capture, love the pov, colours and light.
Sylvia

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 1:50 PM

Crisp, clean and stunning!

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
6 Aug 2012 - 2:00 PM

Super image Ann, well composed with excellent detail,
Fred.

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 2:09 PM

Good low pov Ann.
Always makes for a more dramatic shot I feel.
Super shot.
Mick.

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fazzer
fazzer e2 Member 528 forum postsfazzer vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 2:16 PM

Excellent pov and comp and love that sky
Reds
Jeremy Smile

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 3:06 PM

How lovely to have that beautiful sky in the background SmileSmile
Great pov Ann
Helen

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 968 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 3:40 PM

Nice opposing diagonals and a fabulous summer sky, the boat is in just the right spot and fills the eye with thoughts of sandy beaches and fishing boats, and maybe fish & chips?

Dougie

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franken
franken e2 Member 113027 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 3:46 PM

Well composed and excellent image Ann.

Ken

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7391 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom957 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 4:01 PM

A remarkably clean, uncluttered view for the Stade - lovely elegant lines.
Moira

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Tynnwrlluniau
Tynnwrlluniau e2 Member 438 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales35 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 4:11 PM

Beautiful composition.
Alun

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danbrann
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6 Aug 2012 - 4:49 PM

A strongly positioned boat in good light. Spot on.

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41022 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England132 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 5:18 PM

Can't add anything further re the composition, Ann, but have you got (or tried) Topaz DeNoise5?

Dave

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 6:53 PM

I love the bright and cheerful look to this image Ann, smashing!

John Smile

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8748 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1575 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 7:44 PM

The bright weather really makes this sing, excellent angle and composition Ann.

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Gavin_Duxbury
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6 Aug 2012 - 8:24 PM

All the above, simplicity at it's best.

Like it.

Regards.

Gavin

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Louise_Morris
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6 Aug 2012 - 9:02 PM

Just a beautiful image - really peaceful. Lou

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derekhansen
derekhansen e2 Member 5179 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 10:53 PM

Strong composition with colour that 'pops' without looking oversaturated. Love the way the clouds seem to halo around the boat. A simple but very well executes image Ann.
Derek

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2012 - 8:31 AM

A great shot Ann - like the comp - certainly isnt Dunge - the beach is too clean!!!!Tongue

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 43557 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway23 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2012 - 1:34 PM

Perfectly positioned in the frame, Ann. The pov does make it look as if the boat is fighting to stay upright, only the counter-weight of the winch holding it upright!

Malc

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
7 Aug 2012 - 1:51 PM

Not to noisy for me like it, nicely balanced one third to two thirds PERFECT! regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2012 - 4:21 PM

Yep...I see what you mean with the sky being noisy. I see it when viewed Large. I encounter the same thing when I use Whyeth with Lucis. The detaily bits are fine but the solid expanses show up noise Sad

That said, this is a VERY handsome shot, Ann. Colour-, composition-, light- and contrast-wise.

Andrew

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pascalg
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9 Aug 2012 - 4:21 PM

nice angle / colours

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tonyng
tonyng e2 Member 4tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2012 - 7:23 PM

Super composition.

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4492 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2012 - 5:22 PM

Great shot !!....simple but strong image, with a great sky !!!.......you're really getting into this 'sky' business !!.Grin

Still catching up !

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Dave87
Dave87 e2 Member 742 forum postsDave87 vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2012 - 11:38 PM

Best discribed as evil!! Love the choice of getting down low to capture this shot and that excellent sky.

Ticks all the boxes.

Dave.

Last Modified By Dave87 at 13 Aug 2012 - 11:55 PM

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DonMc
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14 Aug 2012 - 8:21 PM

An amazingly crisp and striking image
DonMc

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26 Aug 2012 - 11:50 PM

An excellent composition Ann, the noise is only evident when viewed large but does not detract from this image at all

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