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Drama on the north coast of Scotland.

Spot the shark!


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Camera:Canon EOS 5D
Lens:16-35
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Jaws
Username:simon butterworth simon butterworth
Uploaded:13 Nov 2007 - 7:51 PM
Tags:Durness, Landscape / travel, Scotland, Shark attack
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katieb
katieb  10255 forum posts United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2007 - 7:53 PM

Simon this is superb.
Kate

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gnospellius
13 Nov 2007 - 7:53 PM

Stunning - happy to be first to comment Smile

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AidanT
AidanT  749 forum posts United Kingdom
13 Nov 2007 - 7:53 PM

Truly superb, great tones and atmosphere

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graeme34
graeme34  7 United Kingdom
13 Nov 2007 - 7:53 PM

Composition is amazing, love the reflection

Graeme

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gnospellius
13 Nov 2007 - 7:53 PM

Well nearly!

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youmightlikethis
youmightlikethis e2 Member 121011 forum postsyoumightlikethis vcard Scotland
13 Nov 2007 - 7:54 PM

great moody seascape

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jeanie
jeanie e2 Member 105968 forum postsjeanie vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2007 - 7:54 PM

Superb!!

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scott_jessuk
13 Nov 2007 - 8:04 PM

This looks fantastic Simon.

Scott

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clive burrow
clive burrow e2 Member 1071 forum postsclive burrow vcard United Kingdom
13 Nov 2007 - 8:05 PM

Excellent work Simon

Clive

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hgabi
hgabi  6 Hungary
13 Nov 2007 - 8:05 PM

Simply excellent!
Everything is great.
Hgabi

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kcranmer
kcranmer  6 United States
13 Nov 2007 - 8:07 PM

OMG your image is flawless!! Did you use long exposure for this? Amazing in everyway! vTd

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kinfatric
kinfatric  9550 forum posts Scotland9 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2007 - 8:11 PM

a nice lump of rock Simon....a pretty good view too

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User_Removed
13 Nov 2007 - 8:11 PM

Smashing stuff. Lovely coastline too.

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sut68
sut68  111994 forum posts England76 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2007 - 8:13 PM

Can just hear John Williams' score in my head ... nice work Simon, like it a lot.

Paul

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Chant57
Chant57 e2 Member 8371 forum postsChant57 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2007 - 8:15 PM

Superb image Simon, love the wet sheen on the sand, excellent exposure, lovely moody sky and the band of colour along the horizon is wonderful.
C

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simon butterworth

Thanks for the C&C's folks.

Hi Kcranmer, it was 20 seconds.

Simon

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NickDH
NickDH  6 United Kingdom
13 Nov 2007 - 8:18 PM

What a great shot, brilliant colours, love the way that dramatic sky is balanced up with the immaculate foreground.

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Phil_Morgan
13 Nov 2007 - 8:18 PM

Just one word. Awesome!!

Phil.

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rmr
rmr  7 Wales
13 Nov 2007 - 8:22 PM

superb
well done
mark

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Hanners
Hanners e2 Member 8875 forum postsHanners vcard Ireland10 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2007 - 8:23 PM

LOL did you get any soup from it??? A pleasure to be #30 Smile

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debster
debster  10693 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2007 - 8:26 PM

Superb!!!!

Debbie

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Dugi34
Dugi34  7917 forum posts United Kingdom
13 Nov 2007 - 8:30 PM

lovely capture , the slick sand and rock detail, all of it is class. well done.
doug

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martin.w
martin.w e2 Member 12352 forum postsmartin.w vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2007 - 8:30 PM

Very dramatic, again a top image Simon Smile

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newy17
newy17  8273 forum posts United Kingdom
13 Nov 2007 - 8:31 PM

wow simply jaw dropping,,,stunning,,
ian

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Birdyian
Birdyian  7
13 Nov 2007 - 8:39 PM

Excellent image


Ian

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chris-p
chris-p e2 Member 864 forum postschris-p vcard England
13 Nov 2007 - 8:41 PM

Another top shot... well done

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Dennis_Bromage
13 Nov 2007 - 8:44 PM

Fantastically Dramatic image, great sky and beautiful reflections

Last Modified By Dennis_Bromage at 13 Nov 2007 - 8:44 PM

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oldgreyheron
oldgreyheron e2 Member 7124 forum postsoldgreyheron vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2007 - 8:46 PM

Wonderful image and reflection Simon, real skill with that long exposure too!

Mike

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bobalot
bobalot  7 England
13 Nov 2007 - 8:46 PM

top shot, just wonderful.

Rgds Bob

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mikesmith
mikesmith e2 Member 1045 forum postsmikesmith vcard United Kingdom35 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2007 - 8:47 PM

Pure class
mike

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semerson
semerson  6
13 Nov 2007 - 8:50 PM

Hi Simon, marvelous work, a joy to look at. Regards Steve..

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xinia
xinia  954 forum posts
13 Nov 2007 - 8:53 PM

very striking!

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culturedcanvas
13 Nov 2007 - 9:06 PM

Had to be yours or Adam Burtons ... love it.

D

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toonboy
toonboy  975 forum posts United Kingdom
13 Nov 2007 - 9:09 PM

Stunning work Simon

Regards Ken

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ringyneck
ringyneck  7308 forum posts United Kingdom18 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2007 - 9:13 PM

A level to aim for.

Keith

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KathyW
KathyW  111793 forum posts Norfolk Island12 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2007 - 9:18 PM

That is very spooky...

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wamp
wamp  8276 forum posts England8 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2007 - 9:21 PM

Really like the way the sea blends with the sand and the sky has some lovely drama in it too - very nicely shot

Sean

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steve allsopp
13 Nov 2007 - 9:21 PM

love the mood and terrific comp
cheers

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IanFlindt
IanFlindt  9739 forum posts United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2007 - 10:00 PM

Sublime quality, Simon.

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joolsb
joolsb  927115 forum posts Switzerland38 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2007 - 10:06 PM

It's all been said...

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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2007 - 10:06 PM

" Jaws " Simon. A corker. Ron.

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BeiK
BeiK  8 Scotland
13 Nov 2007 - 10:45 PM

Wow !!! Splendid ! (...and I even know the rock and beach...)
Bitte

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Sezz
Sezz e2 Member 9617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2007 - 10:54 PM

Dramatic indeed! like the sheen on the wet sand and the colours of the sea and sky - superb photography!

Sez *

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uggyy
uggyy  82104 forum posts Scotland9 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2007 - 10:55 PM

In sorry, Spot the Shark just isnt a good name for a shark, call it JAWS or paws Wink

Cracking image, well treated and great tones.

Tommy

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User_Removed
13 Nov 2007 - 11:01 PM

superb, powerful and dramatic

Regards
Dave

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Dotrob
Dotrob  8 Wales
13 Nov 2007 - 11:04 PM

Fabulous image.
Dot

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simon butterworth
13 Nov 2007 - 11:05 PM

Hi Tommy,

It took 73 others to miss that one, I wondered who would get it when I wrote it.
Well done.

Simon

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John_Horner
John_Horner e2 Member 8John_Horner vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2007 - 11:05 PM

A very good image Simon. Well captured.

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Eric_Hendershot
13 Nov 2007 - 11:45 PM

A real stunner, Simon. I see the shark in the large stone and even clearer in the reflection.
Is this what you meant by spot the shark Simon?

Eric

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simon butterworth
13 Nov 2007 - 11:49 PM

Hi Eric,

No, the one I meant is the dorsal fin over on the right hand side. It looks very sinister to me!

Simon

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glazzaro
glazzaro e2 Member 970 forum postsglazzaro vcard United States23 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2007 - 12:52 AM

Poetry in motion, simply a stunning shot! Spot on! Click!!!

Greg

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uggyy
uggyy  82104 forum posts Scotland9 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2007 - 1:47 AM

Its such a nice shark too Smile

Tommy

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Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2007 - 6:14 AM

Fantastic mood and drama Simon.Top shot.
Tom.

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Steveman  8 United Kingdom
14 Nov 2007 - 6:47 AM

Sheer beauty.
Stephen

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thewaiter  121177 forum posts England9 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2007 - 8:06 AM

wonderful image Simon. Goes without saying the exposure is spot on

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ChazB
ChazB e2 Member 964 forum postsChazB vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2007 - 6:55 PM

So atmospheric, love the dark sky and the reflections in the wet sand.
Charlotte

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pfheyes  10254 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2007 - 7:08 PM

W, and indeed, ooooow! Wink

Pete

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Valerie1
Valerie1 e2 Member 664 forum postsValerie1 vcard Northern Ireland
27 Nov 2007 - 9:42 PM

Stunning!!!!!! I love the varnished effect on the sand and the beautiful colour of the sea.
Valerie

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daringdaphne
2 Jan 2008 - 10:11 PM

I took it to be the reflection of the rock Simon: looks like it to me. Happy to visit this site again: always recommend any one joining to see this site.

(*.*)D.

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