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Bahrija splendour

By KingArthur
Shot taken pre-Covid on the 10th February 2020, a public holiday locally celebrating the shipwreck of St. Paul. I was lucky to spend the day touring, enjoying photography with my brother Edwin - unfortunately, our younger brother Herbert couldn't join us for the day.

On the day I was happily trying out my then newly acquired full frame Nikon D610 fitted with a very good Nikkor 28-85mm zoom lens. One of our morning drives took us to the enchanting village of Bahrija located on the western coast of the Island. Descending past it in the deep valley below, we simply had to pull up to savour this breath taking view ..... very soon Edwin and myself had our shutters whirring .....

Exactly opposite you will notice Fomm ir-Rih ridge, renowned for the fierce blustery North-Westerly winds commonly prevailing in this region, while on the horizon lies the sister Island Gozo with Ta' Cenc chalky cliffs seen top extreme left of the shot. Admittedly, we had beautiful weather on the day with sporadic cloud cover offering constant light changing conditions - a real bonus for landscape photography

Quite honestly I was quite impressed with the performance of the full frame D610, as well as the crispness of the Nikkor zoom lens, quite a good combo I have to say. Viewing large is recommended to savour ampler detail.

Enjoy your weekend,
Joe Smile



Tags: Landscape photography Countryside Landscape and travel Bahrija Coastal landscape Nikon D610 KingArthur Malta landscapes Nikkor 28-85mm Images from Malta Fomm ir-Rih Ridge

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Comments


24 Jul 2021 10:36AM
Superb image Joe, I used to own that lens it is a good one!
Geoff
24 Jul 2021 11:03AM
Beautiful landscape Joe,
Fred.
dales Plus
5 13 Australia
24 Jul 2021 11:04AM
Quite a magnificent vista Joe ,impressive image
Ian
24 Jul 2021 11:09AM
Great landscape image, Joe
RonDM Plus
6 234 United Kingdom
24 Jul 2021 11:22AM
Amazing landscape image well done

Ron
24 Jul 2021 11:23AM
Wonderful image Joe, just rubber stamps my admiration of your island.
Enjoy your weekend.

Will.Smile
Nikonuser1 Plus
9 170 16 United Kingdom
24 Jul 2021 12:54PM
A great landscape image JoeSmileSmile

Cliff
Chinga Plus
11 3 2 United Kingdom
24 Jul 2021 1:45PM
What an impressive view !! Delightful image...
Isabel GrinGrinGrin
Wonderful scenery, amazing DoF and a beautiful image Joe.
Carol
24 Jul 2021 2:52PM
A excellent captured coastal landscape image Joe.

Jeff.
24 Jul 2021 6:40PM
A beautiful coastal scene Jo...Lin
JuBarney Plus
10 34 5 United Kingdom
24 Jul 2021 6:43PM
A smashing seascape
Ju
Jukka Plus
10 1 Finland
25 Jul 2021 9:14AM
Beautiful scenery , Joe! SmileSmileSmile

Jukka
26 Jul 2021 12:02PM
Lovely landscape shot Joe - will be there next time round Smile
capto Plus
9 6.8k 25 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2021 6:22PM
A lovely shot with excellent detail, especially in the foreground.Smile
ivor
gconant Plus
10 31 1 United States
31 Jul 2021 12:27AM
A magnificent seascape Joe !!

Glenn
Mike_Smith Plus
14 833 2 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2021 7:09PM
Cracking scene laid out before you Joe, would have been rude not to photograph such a lovely scene

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