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Just returned from a glorious week in South Dorset so of course I had to do a shoot at Durdle Door. The sharp eyed will notice there is something missing ie the famous arch itself. Well to the left of that headland is another small cove with a rock formation known as Man Of War (presumably because they resemble a warship) and this is where this shot was taken. It really was quite a stunning scene with the mist rolling down the cliffs and the first light of the sun catching the cloud. I did get to that famous arch but not before I got some shots here.
Derek

Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkII
Lens:EF17-40mm f/4L USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Durdle Door...The other side
Username:derekhansen derekhansen
Uploaded:14 Jul 2013 - 5:59 PM
Tags:Durdle door dorset, General, Jurassic coast, Landscape / travel, Man of war
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Quoise
Quoise Plus Member 2499 forum postsQuoise vcard United Kingdom
14 Jul 2013 - 6:01 PM

Beautiful

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martin.w
martin.w Plus Member 13370 forum postsmartin.w vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 6:02 PM

Made the most of some superb conditions Derek, this really is a cracker! Smile

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cdm36
cdm36 Plus Member 11391 forum postscdm36 vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 6:04 PM

Excellent, love the splash of colour in the fg provided by the thistle. Smile

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 6:10 PM

cracking comp and colour derek brilliant detail a stunner nice one Wink
andy

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senn
senn Plus Member 3senn vcard Belgium1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 6:18 PM

sublime compo .. like a platonic movie .. successive moments of exaltation an a sad end

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Chant57
Chant57 Plus Member 9395 forum postsChant57 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 6:23 PM

Love that creeping mist - a wonderful scene. First class photography Derek.
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jasonrwl
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14 Jul 2013 - 6:34 PM

Absolutely superb shot Derek
Jason

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fazzer
fazzer Plus Member 544 forum postsfazzer vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 6:58 PM

Excellent tones and love the mist and the foreground
Regards
Jeremy Smile

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marktc
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14 Jul 2013 - 7:17 PM

Interesting and superb!

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chris-p
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14 Jul 2013 - 7:18 PM

A smasher ...the rolling mist adds the extra dimension

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Philip_H
Philip_H  3 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2013 - 7:30 PM

Magical!

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derekhansen
derekhansen Plus Member 6200 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom24 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 7:35 PM

Thank you so much everyone particularly to Jason for his UA.

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BURNBLUE Plus Member 9BURNBLUE vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 8:33 PM

Beautiful lines or pleasing seascape, really like this Derek.

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colin63
colin63  6 England
14 Jul 2013 - 8:50 PM

Cracking image Derek, love the mist rolling down the cliffs

Colin

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AnnChown
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14 Jul 2013 - 8:53 PM

Mysterious with the mist rolling off the cliffs - an excellent seascape Derek.
Ann

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Rende
Rende Plus Member 837 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 9:03 PM

Glorious light, colours and tones Derek, and an excellent composition too; a winner!
Rende

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derekhansen
derekhansen Plus Member 6200 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom24 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 9:12 PM

Thank you Rende and sincere thanks for your UA.
Serek

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72  735 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 10:09 PM

that is one special capture Derek, great fg detail and got to like that mist.
regards
Yung

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derekhansen
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14 Jul 2013 - 10:14 PM

Thank you so much for the UAs Dave and Yung. Great to receive,

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derekhansen
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14 Jul 2013 - 10:18 PM

Likewise Martin. Thanks for the UA. Truly appreciated.

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15 Jul 2013 - 6:33 AM

Breathtaking beauty Derek

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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15 Jul 2013 - 6:52 AM

The mist adds another dimension Derek, not sure how many would have staying and captured this, pleased you did, you came away with a super image.


LesF

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ianrobinson
15 Jul 2013 - 8:09 AM

Cracking shot derek. Love the mist rolling down into the sea. Never seen that before.

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15 Jul 2013 - 10:04 AM

Like it Derek
Regards Richard

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derekhansen
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15 Jul 2013 - 10:25 AM


Quote: Cracking shot derek. Love the mist rolling down into the sea. Never seen that before.

The mist was a blessing and a curse. Trying to get the balance between clarity and obliteration was a challenge I have to say.

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15 Jul 2013 - 11:16 AM

The UA stuck, but the comment seems to have disappeared! Love the atmospherics, Derek, and the composition is spot on.

Dave

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15 Jul 2013 - 12:00 PM


Quote: The UA stuck, but the comment seems to have disappeared! Love the atmospherics, Derek, and the composition is spot on.

Dave

Just thought you were in a hurry Dave GrinGrin

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15 Jul 2013 - 3:39 PM

super image Derek ,that creeping mist adds the touch Wink

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Sezz
Sezz  10617 forum posts England15 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2013 - 9:02 PM

Yes the mist makes this one very special, don't think I've ever seen an image from here like that before! congratulations Derek, it's beautiful!

Sarah *

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15 Jul 2013 - 9:57 PM

A real standout shot, Derek. Wonderful photography.
Alun

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boov
boov  2 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2013 - 2:33 PM

Outstanding truly...

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