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Taken at Hell's Mouth this morning.

Every spring the channel to the fishing cove is cleared of rocks that have been washed in there during the winter. And this is what it looks like at low water. I had to crouch right down, to get the sun behind the big boulder on the left, and filled my boots with cold water at the same time!

I think the cloud looks like a giant bird, hence the title! Hope you like it.

F22, 1/3 sec, Lens @ 14mm, ISO 100, ND grad, 6:39 am.

Please view...LARGE...if you can.

Many thanks for all your comment on my last upload.

Have a great weekend, Regards Tony

Camera:Nikon D200 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Nikkor 12-24 DX F4. Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:Extreme III
Title:From the Ashes!
Username:rhiw_com rhiw_com
Uploaded:23 Mar 2007 - 8:27 PM
Tags:Beach, General, Landscape / travel, Sea, Storm
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elkiebrooks
elkiebrooks e2 Member 1183 forum postselkiebrooks vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2007 - 8:30 PM

Another awesome image Tony. I especially like the cloud formation, it does look like a bird as you say and also the way the light falls on the rocks. Great photograph as always.

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Hanners
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23 Mar 2007 - 8:32 PM

stunning work, that cloud is AWESOME, spot-on with the title.







CLIX

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pmorgan
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23 Mar 2007 - 8:35 PM

Superb Tony, stunning image with that special Tony-Light that you always seem to get, well captured!

Rgds
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Alfoto
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23 Mar 2007 - 8:35 PM

Wonderful image Tony, full of detail - Love the low view point and the fantastic light/colours.

alfie

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phototime
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23 Mar 2007 - 8:37 PM

Wonderful light and yes that cloud is awesome,beautiful colours and composition,superb shot.


Mo.

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Nigel_95
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23 Mar 2007 - 8:42 PM

Terrific sky and light on the water and rocks. I like the reason for the title Tony.

Nigel

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brianus
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23 Mar 2007 - 8:51 PM

superb!!!.

Brian

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ESP
ESP e2 Member 826 forum postsESP vcard England
23 Mar 2007 - 8:59 PM

Again the light..!! superbly caught golden rays on the right hand stones..lovely touches of colour on the water ..to sum up...

Genius!!!

Sara

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RobboB
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23 Mar 2007 - 9:05 PM

worth getting wet for

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Steve-T
Steve-T e2 Member 751 forum postsSteve-T vcard England66 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2007 - 9:14 PM

Fantastic light
Steve

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Adrian_Reynolds
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23 Mar 2007 - 9:17 PM

Wonderful colours Tony as we always get from you, looks amazing large, fine work, Adrian

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2007 - 9:22 PM

Awesome and well named-- the clouds are a wonder!

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TerryBaxter
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23 Mar 2007 - 9:24 PM

Lovely water capture and sheen on the rocks. It really does look like a bird, Tony.

Terry.

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thorn
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23 Mar 2007 - 9:25 PM

You got the Pheonix,it's arisen just for you Tony,Amazing.Take care.AnnSmile

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23 Mar 2007 - 9:33 PM

fantastic capture love the sky gr aj

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Paintman
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23 Mar 2007 - 9:58 PM

I've viewed this large and it's excellent. That cloud is amazing. Great detail in the rocks. Super work.
Alan.

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Dotrob
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23 Mar 2007 - 10:00 PM

Worth the wet feet, superb image. beautiful light on those wet rocks.
Dot

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NevP
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23 Mar 2007 - 10:16 PM

Boots filled with water - it doesn't get much more glamourous. Top shot Tony, with the wonderful richness that your work always displays.

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starliz
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23 Mar 2007 - 10:24 PM

large is awesome,worth wet boots for that light.

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LisaRose
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23 Mar 2007 - 10:26 PM

I just love the way the light is hitting the rocks, and the water looks so clear..really beautiful.

Lisa

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piccy
piccy e2 Member 8piccy vcard Wales
23 Mar 2007 - 10:26 PM

Like the pic but wouldn't have liked the cold wet feet. the colours on the rocks look great and the colours wonderful.
Freda

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GillyB
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23 Mar 2007 - 10:51 PM

Love the light on the rocks! very moody!

gill

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scouseterrier
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23 Mar 2007 - 11:02 PM

awesome!!

Dee Smile

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John_Horner
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23 Mar 2007 - 11:02 PM

Tony I doff my hat to you Sir! A top rate image. All the wonders of a masterclass.

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didgpix
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23 Mar 2007 - 11:02 PM

Superb light, excellent composition, stunningly beauitful image.

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DolphinLady
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23 Mar 2007 - 11:07 PM

Wonderful lighting & fantastic colours.
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msnapz
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23 Mar 2007 - 11:26 PM

Love that fg light

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Possum
Possum e2 Member 8148 forum postsPossum vcard England
23 Mar 2007 - 11:50 PM

Phoenix definitely rising in the sky, Tony. The light on the rocks is phenomenal.
Allie

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Sezz
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24 Mar 2007 - 12:10 AM

Great angle, wonderful composition, colours and light - awesome sky!

Sarah Smile

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TyChee
TyChee e2 Member 10205 forum postsTyChee vcard United States1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2007 - 1:16 AM

Awesome shot! That cloud looks like a giant bird in flight!

Ty

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rhiw_com
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24 Mar 2007 - 4:29 AM

As always, many thanks for all your comments. Very much appreciated.

Regards Tony

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chrissd
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24 Mar 2007 - 5:06 AM

stunning doesnt even come near this!!
chris

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chase
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24 Mar 2007 - 7:40 AM

I can see the Phoenix in the clouds Tony,I like the contrasts of the rocks at either side of the water,one side is cold & the other has that beautiful golden light falling on it.Lovely composition & very much worth wet feet!
Janet

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Chant57
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24 Mar 2007 - 9:07 AM

A super composition Tony, the light falling on the rocks is sublime, a wonderful sky too.
C

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Buffalo_Tom
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24 Mar 2007 - 9:34 AM

Lovely shot Tony,you did well because the light looks really harsh and worth getting your webbs wet.
Great stuff.
Tom.
Will be home about 7.00.tonight fron London.

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Buffalo_Tom
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24 Mar 2007 - 9:34 AM

Lovely shot Tony,you did well because the light looks really harsh and worth getting your webbs wet.
Great stuff.
Tom.
Will be home about 7.00.tonight fron London.

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trissie
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24 Mar 2007 - 10:18 AM

Superb lighting and fantastic detail Tony.

Trish x

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KKmoments
KKmoments e2 Member 8KKmoments vcard United Kingdom
24 Mar 2007 - 10:33 AM

Wonderful image.... superb lighting and love how you've composed this I feel like I want to wade between the rocks then swim out to sea... beautiful moody capture with great tones.
Karen

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Blenkinsopp
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24 Mar 2007 - 10:52 AM

you have captured some amazing light conditions recently

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corfs
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24 Mar 2007 - 11:10 AM

Wow - can't really add anything. Stunning image.

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kinfatric
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24 Mar 2007 - 11:17 AM

a nice spot of light

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aitchbrown
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24 Mar 2007 - 12:32 PM

Yep WOW seems to be the only word for this. so WOW!! helen

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24 Mar 2007 - 1:01 PM

Agree with helen, powerful

Peter

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24 Mar 2007 - 1:25 PM

Love the light and the colours in this one Tony, well worth two boots full of water!!
Regards, John

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24 Mar 2007 - 1:45 PM

I love the way the light works in the picture ----well done

Doug

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chris-p
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24 Mar 2007 - 2:20 PM

A dramatic and powerful image..
Chris

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ChristineD
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24 Mar 2007 - 3:17 PM

Amazing capture, colours and light.
Christine

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MalcolmS
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24 Mar 2007 - 6:39 PM

Belting light Tony, superb low light detail. I particularly the reflected light off the rocks.

Malcolm

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tepot
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24 Mar 2007 - 7:04 PM

you always get fantastic light in your shots Tony, great sky capture too.

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viscostatic
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24 Mar 2007 - 9:25 PM

It took me a while but at least I can give you#80. That is a stunning cloud formation.

Phil.

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GeorgeRusky
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24 Mar 2007 - 11:25 PM

Tony,
Your images incl. this one are very beautiful
Thank you for your comments
George

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25 Mar 2007 - 8:49 AM

fabulous shot - beautiful colours, light and everything!!!

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McKenzie
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25 Mar 2007 - 1:18 PM

Breathtaking.....
Steve

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25 Mar 2007 - 3:24 PM

Lovely colours Tony and i like the clouds too
Dave

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SWFitz
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25 Mar 2007 - 4:33 PM

ARE YOU ALLOWED TO SWEAR ON THIS SITE COZ THIS IS A F...ING GREAT SHOT!!
GOOD WORK TONY
REGARDS SHAUN

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VintageRed
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26 Mar 2007 - 2:15 PM

Adds a wole new meaning to 'Fill your Boots' but judging by the results, the cold feet must have been worthwhile.
Nick

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29 Jul 2007 - 5:45 PM

What an amazing cloud formation - the title is perfect!

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