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Porth Meudwy on Llyn, about half an hour before dawn yesterday morning. A lot of sand has now come back to the beaches in the last week, due to the calm weather we've been having.

F22, 4 sec, Lens @ 12 mm, ISO 200, Z-Pro ND8 grad filter. 6:03 am.

Please view...Large...if you can.

Many thanks for your comments on my last upload.

Regards to you all, Tony

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Recording media:Extreme III
Title:First Light
Username:rhiw_com rhiw_com
Uploaded:10 Apr 2007 - 9:42 AM
Tags:Beach, Dawn, Landscape / travel, Sea
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Tetters
Tetters  7 United Kingdom
10 Apr 2007 - 9:46 AM

What a fantastic picture Tony, everything works so well.

Harvey

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MDaniel
MDaniel  7 Ghana3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2007 - 9:48 AM

Spot on exposure

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Andy1979
Andy1979  7754 forum posts England2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2007 - 9:48 AM

Great shot tony, well balanced light and tones, well done mate!

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NeilM
NeilM e2 Member 7NeilM vcard England
10 Apr 2007 - 9:52 AM

like this a lot, great camera work Tony.

Neil

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MrsS
MrsS e2 Member 74527 forum postsMrsS vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2007 - 9:54 AM

Fabulous when viewed large - nice one :0)

Cheers!

Fran x

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Gecko
Gecko e2 Member 725 forum postsGecko vcard Australia
10 Apr 2007 - 9:55 AM

Love the colours and light, well captured! Pam

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Buffalo_Tom
Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 72322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2007 - 9:57 AM

Beautiful composition Tony/love those patterns in the sand.
Excellent shot.
Tom.

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piccy
piccy  7 Wales
10 Apr 2007 - 10:00 AM

Excellent colours and patterns. A nice restful seascape.
Freda

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viscostatic
10 Apr 2007 - 10:07 AM

Beautiful lighting and well composed using the foreground stones and lines in the sand to lead into the image. You are a real master of these.

Phil.

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Phil_Morgan
10 Apr 2007 - 10:08 AM

So You've been spending even more money on filters now!! Lol. Fantastic peaceful capture again mate, looks a bit different to the morning we visited it!!

Regards

Phil.

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KKmoments
KKmoments  7 United Kingdom
10 Apr 2007 - 10:09 AM

Beautiful lighting and colours these images are superb Tony you just capture 'calmness and serenity' everytime.... brilliant. Karen Smile

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Adrian_Reynolds
Adrian_Reynolds e2 Member 9201 forum postsAdrian_Reynolds vcard Scotland
10 Apr 2007 - 10:13 AM

Like the way you've picked up the colours of the sky in the sand ripples Tony, and the light that's spread around the sand the rocks are a great lead-in to the scene, beautiful image, Adrian

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nuts  7 Netherlands
10 Apr 2007 - 10:13 AM

beautiful capture grt aj

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digitalcaptive
10 Apr 2007 - 10:23 AM

beautiful forground textures, fabulous colours and subtle tones

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Neil_Higgins
10 Apr 2007 - 11:33 AM

Another fabulous sunset Tony, like the light catching the water on the beach.

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pmorgan
pmorgan  7217 forum posts England13 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2007 - 12:04 PM

Love that reflected colour, another cracking shot from you Tony!!!!

Rgds
Paul

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daffydill56
10 Apr 2007 - 12:21 PM

A beautiful image and such a calming shot.Great colour and composition as always.

Fran

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tepot
tepot  94416 forum posts United Kingdom
10 Apr 2007 - 1:01 PM

i like everything about this Tony, great foreground detail with some nice light reflected well.

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JouŠo
JouŠo  956 forum posts Finland
10 Apr 2007 - 1:10 PM

fantastic shot again, Tony.......
Amazing fg details!

Jouko

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Possum
Possum  7148 forum posts England
10 Apr 2007 - 1:23 PM

The foreground's particularly lovely here, Tony, with the ripling patterns on the sand around the rocks. What beautiful light you've caught here; such a lovely image.
Allie

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chris-p
chris-p e2 Member 864 forum postschris-p vcard England
10 Apr 2007 - 2:59 PM

Always evocative and rich in colour
Chris

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Wooly
Wooly  8112 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2007 - 3:38 PM

This is a great image Tony. Love the dark moody tones.

Alan

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rhiw_com  7
10 Apr 2007 - 4:44 PM

Many thanks for all your comments, as always, very much appreciated.

Regards Tony

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wyatturp  8 England
10 Apr 2007 - 5:06 PM

Simple and nice , with great light

Doug

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SWFitz
SWFitz  7
10 Apr 2007 - 5:17 PM

Good shot Tony, great detail

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Mari
Mari e2 Member 101825 forum postsMari vcard Wales
10 Apr 2007 - 5:42 PM

Just beautiful, Tony - am missing the place :0( Glad to hear there's more sand there now, love the light on the water in this.

Hope you are well

Mari Smile

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Glynn
Glynn  81169 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2007 - 6:41 PM

Excellent image Tony - beautifully composed and superbly presented.

Glynn

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AlanBW
AlanBW  8 England
10 Apr 2007 - 6:49 PM

Marvellous shot in every respect

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chase
chase Critique Team 81104 forum postschase vcard England231 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2007 - 6:56 PM

A serene misty quality to this Tony,love the fg & the colours are exceptional,one I would hang on the wall.
Janet

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Slaterm
Slaterm  7496 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2007 - 7:16 PM

lovely light on the sand and great detail in the central foreground Tony. Nice work as always

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DolphinLady
DolphinLady e2 Member 854 forum postsDolphinLady vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2007 - 7:35 PM

You do these scenes so well Tony.
Colours, lighting, DoF, clarity, detail.....it's all there.
Wonderful.
Hilary

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MalcolmS e2 Member 81059 forum postsMalcolmS vcard England13 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2007 - 8:49 PM

Terrific light and textures Tony

Malcolm

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Nigel_95 e2 Member 8259 forum postsNigel_95 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2007 - 9:37 PM

Fantastic light, colours in the sky and on the sand, and fg details Tony.

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bliba
bliba  8 Austria2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2007 - 10:24 PM

great use of the FG

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Alfoto
Alfoto  7 Wales
11 Apr 2007 - 9:47 PM

Lovely light and a wonderful sky - Super image Tony.

Alfie

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glenalva
glenalva  8324 forum posts Scotland
12 Apr 2007 - 7:58 AM

Love the reflected light on the sea and sand in this.......so calming to look at, beautiful work Tony.

Ali

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A Booth e2 Member 11A Booth vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
12 Apr 2007 - 2:20 PM

classic waterscape - excellent sky capture.

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chrissd
chrissd  8304 forum posts United Kingdom
13 Apr 2007 - 6:25 AM

i like this one Tony, nice one
chris

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sunshot  9 United Kingdom
13 Apr 2007 - 9:01 AM

this is brilliant tony, very well done indeed.

marc.

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Dotrob
Dotrob  8 Wales
13 Apr 2007 - 9:05 PM

Super sunrise, lovely colours and f/g.
Dot

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Robsterios
14 Apr 2007 - 1:54 AM

Superb colours and fg details with those little rivulets Tony..Another awesome upload..rgs, Rob.

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ESP  726 forum posts England
14 Apr 2007 - 11:48 PM

Beautifully taken and superb colours

Always loved your work........never dissapointed !!!!!

Sara

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KingArthur
15 Apr 2007 - 1:55 AM

Classy shot Tony, lovely detail and mood.

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trissie
trissie  7 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2007 - 1:02 PM

Love the colours and light Tony, brilliant work.

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ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
15 Apr 2007 - 3:19 PM

Excellent composition, beautiful work.
Christine

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tripodted
tripodted e2 Member 830 forum poststripodted vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Apr 2007 - 10:00 PM

Great shot. Well balanced exposure. My favourite time of the day.
Ted

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alpha788  7 Canada
16 Apr 2007 - 5:31 PM

Great title for truly lovely light and image Tony

Stan

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Tandberg  101218 forum posts England2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2007 - 7:56 PM

Lovely shot tony Mate
Nice colour and great detail
Dave

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Carabosse e2 Member 1139367 forum postsCarabosse vcard England269 Constructive Critique Points
18 Apr 2007 - 1:25 AM

I want to know your sectret Tony! Wink

As ever, superb stuff!

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Chriscj
Chriscj  896 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Apr 2007 - 10:53 AM

Wonderful light and detail in the foreground, lovely colours too.

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wamp  7276 forum posts England8 Constructive Critique Points
18 Apr 2007 - 2:30 PM

Beautiful colour and the sea looks wonderful

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LisaRose  7172 forum posts United States4 Constructive Critique Points
19 Apr 2007 - 2:12 AM

Beautiful shot Tony, looks as if you can see forever. Trying to catch up on pf's. It's going so slow I feel like I could take a nap between each comment. Wink

Lisa

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TheImagepoint
19 Apr 2007 - 10:48 PM

FANTASTICO !

alex

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GeorgeRusky
24 Apr 2007 - 8:05 PM

Hi Tony
No questions asked!
A real masterpiece.
Cheers
george

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dancingqueen
dancingqueen Junior Member 7 Northern Ireland
24 Jun 2007 - 4:32 PM

lovely shot,Tony

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TEASE  7 England
25 Feb 2008 - 4:10 PM

Excellent capture you have some gorgeous places in Wales! My friends and I went to Phwhelli many years ago, its a beautiful country...Smile

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