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One from the rock formations at Spittal Beach, a shell lies protected in one of the gulleys formed by the erosion of the rock by the constant washing of tidal waters.

As always thanks for Looking, and have a great weekend.

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Title:Shelter....
Username:Chant57 Chant57
Uploaded:2 Dec 2011 - 3:56 PM
Tags:General, Geology, Rocks, Shell, Textures
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BillyGoatGruff
BillyGoatGruff e2 Member 7191 forum postsBillyGoatGruff vcard England199 Constructive Critique Points
2 Dec 2011 - 3:57 PM

Superb! Shortlisted....Smile

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
2 Dec 2011 - 4:02 PM

wonderful composition.
I love it, those graceful lines and the shell in its center.

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
2 Dec 2011 - 4:02 PM

Beautiful colours and composition

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cabbie
cabbie e2 Member 7cabbie vcard United Kingdom
2 Dec 2011 - 4:07 PM

Spot on

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tonyng
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2 Dec 2011 - 4:08 PM

One beauty of a shot.

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 448 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
2 Dec 2011 - 4:23 PM

Absolutely wonderful.... Shortlisted too

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8481 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1075 Constructive Critique Points
2 Dec 2011 - 5:37 PM

Strangely sensual. I want to run my hands over this.
Moira

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charlotte
charlotte e2 Member 1034 forum postscharlotte vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Dec 2011 - 5:38 PM

Wonderful detail and beautiful tones.

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RobD
RobD  725 forum posts United Kingdom
2 Dec 2011 - 6:48 PM

Beautiful; - colour, textures, pattern - just beautiful
Rob

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gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
2 Dec 2011 - 7:27 PM

I've loved all of these shots but this is my favorite so far. It is wonderful.
-=\walter

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Nigel_95
Nigel_95 e2 Member 8260 forum postsNigel_95 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Dec 2011 - 8:23 PM

Wonderful lines and colours Chant.

Nigel

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
2 Dec 2011 - 9:46 PM

A treasure!! love the colors!

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John_Horner
John_Horner e2 Member 9John_Horner vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Dec 2011 - 10:02 PM

So pleased to be the 30th Chant.
A very special and most stricking capture of semi abstract together with the natural world.
Some really lovely colours and textures.
J x

Last Modified By John_Horner at 2 Dec 2011 - 10:03 PM

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martinl
martinl e2 Member 11251 forum postsmartinl vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Dec 2011 - 12:23 PM

Not surprised this has an EC, brilliant stuff.
Smile

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England210 Constructive Critique Points
3 Dec 2011 - 12:33 PM

Good work her Chant, many congrats on the EC.
Regards Richard

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
3 Dec 2011 - 1:46 PM

Amazing colours and patterns, very well seen and captured, Chant Wink
Trev Smile

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
3 Dec 2011 - 5:31 PM

Fantastic image, one for the wall for sure, love it.

Dougie

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John_Horner
John_Horner e2 Member 9John_Horner vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Dec 2011 - 5:45 PM

Just returned to congratulate you on your very well deserved EC Chant.
I am so so pleased for you.

Jx

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Dec 2011 - 7:06 PM

Congrats Chant, this is especially lovely of
the Spittal Rocks.

B.

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mic
mic  4 Canada2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 2:54 AM

Very, very nice! Have you considered converting it to B&W?

mic

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Barjo
Barjo  3 United States
4 Dec 2011 - 3:44 AM

Elegant lines and dynamic swirls of color in this most unusual and visually stunning image....Outstanding!

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LesF
LesF  8177 forum posts8 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 11:55 AM

That's a stunning piece of of photography Chant, congrats on a well deserved EC.

Reckon this could be POTW tomorrow


LesF

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woodlark
woodlark e2 Member 10538 forum postswoodlark vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 1:25 PM

Wow missed this one. Will have a good look later when not on phone.

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
4 Dec 2011 - 1:26 PM

So lovely shapes and colours

Peter

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Chant57
Chant57 e2 Member 8376 forum postsChant57 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 2:10 PM

Thanks everyone. Thanks Mr B for the EC badge . Totally gobsmacked!
Chant

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Cormy
Cormy  7 England
4 Dec 2011 - 3:49 PM

Superb,Chris.No wonder you spend so much time on the beach.Another Shell/Rock winner.
Cheers
Alan

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LesF
LesF  8177 forum posts8 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 4:23 PM

That's a stunning piece of of photography Chant, congrats on a well deserved EC.

Reckon this could be POTW tomorrow


LesF

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RockArea
RockArea e2 Member 8RockArea vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 4:58 PM

A superb shot, Chant. Great to see the EC on it. Congratulations.

David

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Mike_Young
4 Dec 2011 - 9:01 PM

Stunning Image Chant

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Mike_Young
4 Dec 2011 - 9:07 PM

Stunning Image Chant...shortlisted.

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angelica_cab
4 Dec 2011 - 10:26 PM

Lovely shot. You can almost feel the textures Grin

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Buffalo_Tom
Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2011 - 5:27 AM

Fabulous image and textures.
Tom.

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Chant57
Chant57 e2 Member 8376 forum postsChant57 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2011 - 8:05 AM

Thanks everyone. Thanks to Tom for his UA , truly appreciated.
C

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FlashBangPicture

congrats on POTW Chant

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LesF
LesF  8177 forum posts8 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2011 - 9:53 AM

Contgrats on POTW, told you


LesF

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2011 - 10:48 AM

congrats on your POTW, very well deserved.

regards
Yung

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Chant57
Chant57 e2 Member 8376 forum postsChant57 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2011 - 11:49 AM

Thank you everyone.
Thank you Pete - I'm stunned and delighted!
Les - with that prediction , you better go buy a lottery ticket!

Chant

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stevie
stevie e2 Member 101198 forum postsstevie vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2011 - 12:04 PM

Brilliant to see this is POTW, very well done!

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Consulo
Consulo  10768 forum posts Scotland10 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2011 - 1:02 PM

Well done with all of the awards, Chant, very well deserved.

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MilanaG
MilanaG  8 Bulgaria
5 Dec 2011 - 1:30 PM

Congrats on POTW, Chant! Love the series from this beautiful place! Well seen and taken!
Milena

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User_Removed
5 Dec 2011 - 2:08 PM

Congratulations on all the awards Chant. So well 'seen' in the first instance and beautifully captured.

Had I seen it initially, I too would have shortlisted it! Wink

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gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2011 - 5:19 PM

Congrats on getting "Photo of the Week."
-=\Walter

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Alan_Coles
5 Dec 2011 - 6:05 PM

Congratulations on a stunning image...not only a 1st EC but follow it up with a well worthy POTW..

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Nigel_95
Nigel_95 e2 Member 8260 forum postsNigel_95 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2011 - 7:15 PM

Many congratulations on the EC and POTW Chant. I bet you are grinning a lot at the moment Smile Smile

Nigel

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John_Horner
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5 Dec 2011 - 7:41 PM

So many congratulation to you Chant on all your awards and especially for the POTW. Wow amazing and so very very pleased for you.

Its Brilliant. Magnificant achievement.!!!



Jx

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Steve-T
Steve-T  751 forum posts England66 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2011 - 7:45 PM

Superb. Steve

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Chant57
Chant57 e2 Member 8376 forum postsChant57 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2011 - 8:25 PM

Thanks everyone.
Yes Nigel , bearing a rather large smile at the moment and may indulge in a rather large glass of red shortly!
Chant

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wyatturp  9 England
5 Dec 2011 - 9:15 PM

well done youSmile

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2011 - 9:42 AM

Popped back to Congratulate you Chant on
all the awards. Fab . Smile

B.

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2011 - 12:27 PM

This is marvelous! Congratulations.

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MalcolmM
MalcolmM e2 Member 961 forum postsMalcolmM vcard Scotland4 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2011 - 12:31 PM

Congrats on POTW - well deserved.
I put this straight into my fave images list....
Malcolm

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Chant57
Chant57 e2 Member 8376 forum postsChant57 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2011 - 1:43 PM

Thank you everyone. Thanks to those who returned with congratulatory messages too. 

Chant

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tonypic
tonypic  4 Ireland
6 Dec 2011 - 9:45 PM

Top class. Congrats.

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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2011 - 8:07 AM

Congratulations for your Image OTW Chant, inspring.
Ron.

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Chant57
Chant57 e2 Member 8376 forum postsChant57 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2011 - 12:59 PM

Thank you Ron for the congratulatory wishes, and thanks to everyone who visited.
Thanks to Tony and John for your UA's- truly appreciated!

Chant

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pmorgan
pmorgan  8217 forum posts England13 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2011 - 2:40 PM

Deserves all the praise - superb wrk Chant!!!!!!

Rgds
Paul

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martinl
martinl e2 Member 11251 forum postsmartinl vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2011 - 4:53 PM

Congrats on the POTW, glad it got it, fully deserved.
Smile

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7 Dec 2011 - 8:49 PM

beautiful, well done, you are an experienced photographer.

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MichaelBHanney
MichaelBHanney e2 Member 6MichaelBHanney vcard
7 Dec 2011 - 9:35 PM

Beautiful curves, colours and composition - really lovely.

Michael

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Mike_Young
8 Dec 2011 - 4:29 PM

Yep, a corker, gets my UA, well done on your other awards, very well deserved Smile

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Chant57
Chant57 e2 Member 8376 forum postsChant57 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Dec 2011 - 4:50 PM

Thanks everyone.
Thanks Mike for your UA - truly appreciated.
Chant

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Suehh
Suehh  739 forum posts England6 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2011 - 9:20 AM

Stunning!

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Adrian_Reynolds
10 Dec 2011 - 1:34 PM

So imaginative Chant, great image in your style.
Adrian

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suvarc
suvarc  5 India
10 Dec 2011 - 3:48 PM

wonderful composition.Grin

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mrsdeans  3 England
10 Dec 2011 - 8:15 PM

very plain, i prefer your sea ones

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Goggz  72301 forum posts Wales72 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2011 - 6:38 PM


Quote: Very plain, i prefer your sea ones

LOL, everyone has their view don't they. I think this is enChanting! Well done on all the awards. I'd have given you a UA as well but someone else who also deserved it got it a bit earlier.

Cheers, Goggz

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Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
13 Dec 2011 - 4:46 PM

Stunning shot.
Ron

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RuthyJ  8 England
1 Jan 2013 - 7:22 PM

Fabulous patterns in the rocks. lovely shot.

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