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Defence WWII

By uggyy    
Another one from when I as walking near Aberdeen at Balmedie Beach with my brother and as we walked over one of the dunes we came across this old relic, a pill box from WWII.

As before, this area is amazing area, apparantly it was used for films in days past and its realy like walking into some far away desert. If your up that way there is a car park near this spot you can park in and its only a short walk.

This time I tried to get in closer and show more of the size of this thing, its a lot bigger than it looks in this shot.


All the Best, Tommy




ta for looking

Tags: Sand Wwii Pill box Defence Landscape and travel Balmedie

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conrad 16 10.9k 116
20 May 2007 3:28PM
It's an ugly thing (but then, aren't relics of war always ugly?), but the sky makes up for it - sky looks great!
woolybill1 Plus
14 37 78 United Kingdom
20 May 2007 3:33PM
Super tones and textures too.
Bill
uggyy 15 2.1k 9 Scotland
20 May 2007 3:34PM
Yeh its ugly but to me something mysterious too, its the simple function of it and that its still there after 50 years forgotten and walked past.... I know of a few old gun emplacements near where I live that very few people know are even there. Its like walking back 50 years when you see them...

Tommy
TyChee Plus
16 275 1 United States
20 May 2007 3:37PM
Excellent capture!
Ty
shannron 14 97 United Kingdom
20 May 2007 3:43PM
looks like something off a science fiction movie, really freaky...have to say though that the sky is amazing !!!!!!
Scott_Scot 16 4 4 Scotland
20 May 2007 3:54PM
Great sky again. Comp-spot on, but for me, the wee bit light in the bottom left makes it!

Am I just a weirdo???

Good to see you are still keeping up your standards Bro!

Scotty
meadowman 14 1
20 May 2007 4:08PM
fab capture.. great colour

gary
Guillaume 14 119 2 United Kingdom
20 May 2007 4:17PM
What a fantastic sky! I am speechless. That said, the small patch of light in the bottom left is the subtle detail that truly makes this shot. Whilst I am not a big fan of the subjet itself (what looks to me like a big block of concret), I have to admit that it is an awesome capture. Well done. Click
Guillaume
JouŠo 17 56 Finland
20 May 2007 4:18PM
awesome shot, Tommy!
Stunning colours in this.

Jouko
Helban 14
20 May 2007 4:25PM
A real beauty, - as stated before that patch of warm light on the sand is sublime.

H
kinfatric 16 550 9 Scotland
20 May 2007 6:51PM
very good
LisaRose 14 172 4 United States
20 May 2007 8:20PM
The subject is very interesting, and the sky is just amazing. I really love the gold light hitting on the sand, beautifully photographed.
Lisa
redstag 15 100 15 United Kingdom
20 May 2007 10:36PM
Super light, like this.
Jon
GPTek 15 460 1 England
20 May 2007 11:27PM
Superb sky colours

Geoff
Tony_Baloni 15 9 2 Scotland
22 May 2007 8:06PM
This is good... but I don't feel like saying since you don't like my bugs...!

Bah Humbug...!

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