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Yesterday was a really stormy day, but at least in the morning the sun was shining and the rain and storm hadn't yet started.
We decided to spend a couple of hours walking on the beach and taking mostly rubbish shots.
This group came into view so at least I got one reasonable shot.
I've taken the clarity right down and put on a fair amount of Gaussian blur to try and get a dreamy and sort of mystical appearance.

I'm away a lot at the moment and have very little time for EPZ so I do apologise if I only manage to click and run.
Hope you are all well.

Camera:Sony A700
Lens:Minolta 28-80mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:A walk in the surf
Username:Nettles Nettles
Uploaded:7 Sep 2010 - 4:35 PM
Tags:Bridlington, General, Landscape / travel, Portraits / people, Sea, Seaside, Storm
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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2010 - 5:17 PM

Good work Annette.Very effective.And would like to see your rubbish shots.Was the rubbish on the beach or in a wheelie bin ? !!
Mick.

Nettles
Nettles  7 England
7 Sep 2010 - 5:30 PM

Actually Mick, I would hate to tell you what we found on the beach. There was a toilet roll holder and other assorted detritus, even though the beach had just been cleaned!
Cheers Annette

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2010 - 5:37 PM

Love the simplicity of this, Annette, well composed and captured. Carol

andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2010 - 5:41 PM

wonderful light and colours annette this is brilliant nice one Wink
andy

LesF
LesF e2 Member 7176 forum postsLesF vcard 8 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2010 - 6:20 PM

Love the processing has a nice feel about it

LesF

EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2010 - 6:21 PM

The manipulation has certainly produced an air of mystery, though reading about toilet roll holders along the beach certainly didn't!! Nice to see you popping in again.

Ann

mrjt
mrjt  8 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2010 - 6:39 PM

A well processed image, making a very pleasing image...Jack

jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
7 Sep 2010 - 7:37 PM

Well done in creating the soft feeling

Peter

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91904 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2010 - 8:31 PM

I think the blur is very effective.
Brian.

gingerdelight

An effective piece of manipulation here Annette, this makes a lovely image.
Carol

franken
franken e2 Member 123126 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2010 - 9:31 PM

Works for me - excellent.

Ken

Dave_Holdham
8 Sep 2010 - 6:29 PM

Like the effect, well done Smile

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
8 Sep 2010 - 7:42 PM

Such an atmospheric shot Annette. It really does have the feel of a windy and stormy beach. Excellent.
Ron

fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
9 Sep 2010 - 8:01 AM

A fine composition and I like the treatment applied.

Albert

brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2010 - 9:27 AM

Dreams of summer.... nice finishing,
Johanna

sparklep
sparklep  7146 forum posts1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Sep 2010 - 11:46 PM

Wonderful soft light. Love the photo.

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