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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 e2 Member 7Nettles vcard 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 8147 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2010 - 5:37 PM

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

andylea
andylea  637 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 8178 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 e2 Member 5EAS vcard 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 e2 Member 8mrjt vcard United Kingdom
7 Sep 2010 - 6:39 PM

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

jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
7 Sep 2010 - 7:37 PM

Well done in creating the soft feeling

Peter

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91929 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2010 - 8:31 PM

I think the blur is very effective.
Brian.

gingerdelight
gingerdelight e2 Member 8298 forum postsgingerdelight vcard United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2010 - 8:41 PM

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

franken
franken e2 Member 123273 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 8Maiwand 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 e2 Member 7146 forum postssparklep vcard 1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Sep 2010 - 11:46 PM

Wonderful soft light. Love the photo.

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