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...forming a natural FG at Barmouth Bay again. Every minute seems to bring new light to this spit of land sticking out into the estuary.

2 images processed from the same raw file and merged in PS CS4.

Camera:Canon Eos-1Ds 111
Lens:16-35mm 1:2.8 L 11
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Sunset Dunes...81G0601
Username:Scottishlandscapes Scottishlandscapes
Uploaded:3 Jun 2009 - 6:37 PM
Tags:Landscape / travel
Votes:92

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User_Removed
3 Jun 2009 - 6:38 PM

lovely landscape...
Akif

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cirrusminor
cirrusminor e2 Member 6380 forum postscirrusminor vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2009 - 6:39 PM

Very nice... great light
Tim

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phototime  8 United Kingdom
3 Jun 2009 - 6:39 PM

A fantastic shot and beautiful light.

Mo

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maryg
maryg e2 Member 566 forum postsmaryg vcard Scotland18 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2009 - 6:40 PM

Such a beautiful scene , the lighting is perfect with glorious colour on the windswept grasses and the lovely long shadows on the sand. Lovely!
Mary

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hary60
hary60  5 United Kingdom
3 Jun 2009 - 6:42 PM

Wow what a stunning sunset
Harry

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2009 - 6:46 PM

Breathtaking...wwwow...

A...

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maytownme
maytownme  6 Ireland
3 Jun 2009 - 6:58 PM

Truly gorgeous, well done. Danny.

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Sampics
Sampics  5 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2009 - 6:59 PM

A stunning shot.
sam.

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Sue_R
Sue_R e2 Member 8Sue_R vcard Scotland6 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2009 - 7:16 PM

Absolutely beautiful! I love everything about this one Dougie and it has that special quality that makes me really wish I was there Smile

Sue

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Phil_Restan
3 Jun 2009 - 7:17 PM

Brilliant Dougie, the light, the comp and the clouds are incredible.
Regds
Phil

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tg  1086 forum posts Scotland
3 Jun 2009 - 7:23 PM

Lovely shot, great light.
Thomas

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d3looo
d3looo  5 Slovakia1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2009 - 7:25 PM

Cracking shot!!! Amazing light. Well captured.

Pavol

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Vikki_R  5 United Kingdom
3 Jun 2009 - 7:25 PM

A beautiful image with fantastic light

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2009 - 7:31 PM

Like the light and the details it is highlighting in the foreground - good tones too. Excellent work Dougie.
Regards Richard.

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Dave_Holdham
3 Jun 2009 - 7:47 PM

Stunning image

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JouŠo
JouŠo  1056 forum posts Finland
3 Jun 2009 - 7:49 PM

One word: GORGEOUS.............

Jouko

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chris-p
chris-p e2 Member 864 forum postschris-p vcard England
3 Jun 2009 - 7:58 PM

And special light it is too.....

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andy_AHG
andy_AHG  5106 forum posts United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2009 - 8:17 PM

A really stunning shot. The sky and that light is something special. Amazingly well captured.

Andy

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landandlight
3 Jun 2009 - 8:18 PM

Screams Quality...love everything about this!

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2009 - 8:25 PM

Superb - sun, sea and shadows.........
Regards
Bill

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3 Jun 2009 - 8:47 PM

Cklever stuff Dougie. A great result.

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Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2009 - 8:50 PM

Lovely light and a cracking image Doug.
Tom.

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pmorgan
pmorgan  7217 forum posts England13 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2009 - 9:13 PM

Now then Dougie - this one's a bit special!!!!!

Rgds
Paul

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shandoor  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2009 - 9:23 PM

Superb image wonderful lighting
Alexa

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RAUL  5 Italy
3 Jun 2009 - 9:32 PM

Wonderful image.
Raul

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GrahamNobles
3 Jun 2009 - 9:35 PM

I agree with Paul, Dougie, sublime lighting.
Graham

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PaulHolloway e2 Member 7PaulHolloway vcard Scotland3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2009 - 9:49 PM

Superb image Dougie.

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LesF e2 Member 7176 forum postsLesF vcard 8 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2009 - 10:02 PM

Just stunning Dougie

LesF

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newy17  8273 forum posts United Kingdom
3 Jun 2009 - 10:03 PM

Beautifully captured Dougie.
ian

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carterart
carterart  1074 forum posts United Kingdom
3 Jun 2009 - 10:20 PM

You worked on this spot for ages, waiting for the right moment. I can see now what you had visualised and you have a beauty.

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Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2009 - 10:22 PM

Cheers Claire, I'm just glad it worked out.

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IanFlindt
IanFlindt  9739 forum posts United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2009 - 10:29 PM

Dougie, This has to rank as one of your best - and my goodness, that's saying something. Light, composition, exposure. A masterpiece, I reckon.

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Sezz
Sezz e2 Member 9617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2009 - 10:47 PM

That's just blimmin' gorgeous Dougie, really like that dramatic sky with just a hint of blue in the background. Those rays of light on the fg make this for me!

Sarah *

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WOW< WOW< WOW>
Scott

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jun 2009 - 2:47 AM

Really super beautiful! A really awesome capture Dougie. Love it! Sandy

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stevie
stevie e2 Member 101198 forum postsstevie vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jun 2009 - 6:15 AM

Hi Dougie - I really like this, particularly the light on the grass, the shadows and that stunning sky. Great shot.

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johnjrp
johnjrp e2 Member 10430 forum postsjohnjrp vcard Australia5 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jun 2009 - 7:43 AM

Like the lead through the dune into the light. John

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BERTRAM
BERTRAM  6 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2009 - 7:53 AM

A stunning landscape shot.
Dave

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jun 2009 - 8:00 AM

Cheers Pete hope you're doing well, keep up the exercises.

Dougie

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thewaiter
thewaiter  121177 forum posts England9 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jun 2009 - 8:01 AM

Doug,
for me this has to be up there with your best images... beautiful light hitting the dunes, a very dramtic sky, the merger of the 2 exposures works really well.. cracking image

Kevin

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fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jun 2009 - 8:03 AM

Congratulations this is special!!

Albert

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Portknockie
4 Jun 2009 - 8:03 AM

That is very special Dougie..fantastic work Mate..

Don

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jun 2009 - 8:05 AM

Thanks Albert, very kind my friend.

Dougie

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Mari  101825 forum posts Wales
4 Jun 2009 - 8:39 AM

Superb light Dougie, a fantastic image

Mari

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Caledonia  8 Scotland
4 Jun 2009 - 8:49 AM

This is just amazing! It's so full of wonderful textures, shade and light.....draws me right in to heaven!
Marie

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Dead_habits
4 Jun 2009 - 9:33 AM

Nice work!Lovely textures of sand in the forefround,nice details in the sky...
Shailesh

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edwood  6 Scotland
4 Jun 2009 - 5:03 PM

wonderful light. geat capture

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jun 2009 - 5:06 PM

Ian many thanks my friend for the second award in a very short time.

Dougie

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brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jun 2009 - 10:49 PM

The light on the dunes and grass is superb - excellent quality to this image,
Johanna

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paulcr  91536 forum posts Ireland9 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2009 - 9:51 AM

Gorgeous light. Paul

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Tandberg  111218 forum posts England2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2009 - 5:51 PM

Love those shadows on the sand and the shot over-all is a cracker dougie
Very nice
DAVE

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gjbrooks  6 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2009 - 1:20 AM

Stunning image, well seen well taken.
Fantastic
Regards
Garry

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