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Dividing the Sea

By semerson  
Psalm 78:13 He divided the sea and caused them to pass through, And He made the waters stand up like a heap.

Not sure what was going on here at Ballintoy Harbour (N. Ireland) but there seemed to be some sort of religious service. Some tourists seen this as a great photo opportunity and climbed this bank behind them to steal a shot I chose a higher (out of the way) POV in order to best capture the huge waves rolling in.

Here in this capture it looks like the man is holding a staff and dividing the waters, you know like the biblical story of Moses and the Israelites.

Tags: Waterfalls Rock Coast Ireland Ulster Antrim Landscape and travel Ballintoy Whitepark

Voters: Cormy, skewey, Bodiewil and 23 more


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Comments


Cormy 8 3 England
2 Dec 2007 12:57PM
Really interestin image.
Cheers

Alan

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2 Dec 2007 1:21PM
Fantastic image, I thought they were a rare penguin on the thumbnail.... Really good work

Dave
2 Dec 2007 1:25PM
Superbly captured

Graeme
RobMacd 9 21 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2007 2:16PM
Interesting shot, I thought they were penguin`s too.
Rob.
fossilized 11 79 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2007 2:52PM
Fascinating shot... although it did make me think of 'The Wicker Man'. Hopefully they weren't all heading off for a human sacrifice though... lol.
jean
robs Plus
12 667 2 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2007 3:13PM
I really like this - there is a story playing out in the scene and that just grabs the imagination! The violence of the sea just enhances the whole thing!

Without the people I don't think this would have worked, but with them included it becomes a fantastic photograph! Nice one!
2 Dec 2007 3:28PM
A very interesting image. Well taken too. It looks very religious what-ever they are up to. Druids maybe?
Melanie_M 10 168 9 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2007 3:56PM
Excellent, a very well chosen POV.
wasper Plus
9 533 1 Ireland
2 Dec 2007 6:07PM
Scary waves well captured & the humans are humbled by the size of the waves.
Dennis_Bromage 8 45 20 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2007 8:37PM
Another great image Steve. You’ve managed to capture the waves beautifully, very powerful. No large version?
2 Dec 2007 9:39PM
Thanks for comments guys much appreciated. Hi Dennis, sorry no large posts yet as I have not become full member. Christmas and all that Tongue

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