Good Evening and welcome to Saturday in Fran's World!
Being totally fed up with having nowt to post, the Boss & I got up at really, really stupid o'clock this morning and headed up the coast to Fleetwood and had a go at the groynes up there.
We passed loads of folks who were obviously on their way home, too!
Anyway, we were rewarded with some nice pastel colours in the sky and caught a bit of early light (more of that later) but once the sun had struggled out of bed at 4:40 am (complete lazy bones - we'd been up for hours by then!) I had lots of fun with my Lee Big Stopper 10.
As per usual, the last shot of the day is my favourite - so here it is!
The title refers to not only the rough iron of the old groynes and the nice smooth wood of the new but the roughness of the stones contrasting with the smoothness of the water AND the fact that although I did bag a few "keepers", I not only got totally soaked several times by rogue waves, which meant I missed the actually sunrise trying to clean filters PLUS, I have managed to scrape my favourite Lee .75 hard grad and leave what we think is white nail varnish on it!!! (That'll teach me to be all patriotic and have St George's crosses painted on them all - fat lot of good it's done us so far too!)
SO - rough with the smooth all round
We did have a smashing breakfast on our way home @ 6:30am - AND passed folks who were still on their way home then, too!
Thanks for calling in, if you can be persuaded to view LARGE you can see where the causeway thingy that runs from here is causing interesting patterns in the waves.
Have a great evening - sun's well over the yard-arm!
PS - if any of you have any ideas on how to get the white stripes off my filter, please feel free to let me know - bet you've all done it at sometime
PPS - (just in case Adam calls in) its 189 secs @ f16 ISO 50 Lee .9 soft grad and LEE Big Stopper 10
|Camera:||Canon EOS 5D |
|Recording media:||RAW (digital)|
|Title:||Taking the Rough with the Smooth|
|Uploaded:||19 Jun 2010 - 6:10 PM|
|Tags:||Architecture, Fleetwood, General, Groynes, Landscape / travel, Lee big stopper 10, New, Old, Rough, Sand, Sea, Smooth, Stones, Sunrise, Water|
|VS Mode Rating||
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