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By marktc  
A really early start (up at 3.40 am) this morning after a really late night (bed at 1150 pm) as we had friends round for dinner.

Anyway after an hours drive to Bournemouth and getting there just in time before the sun made it over the hills I managed to get this shot. On my laptop it looks pretty cool, in fact I would go as far to say one of my favourite images. The only processing this has had is a very slight straighten... I was even lucky enough to have the moon in the shot... not that it looks much like the moon!

Thanks to all those that clicked and commented on yesterdays upload, as usual your votes and comments are much appreciated.

Have a great Sunday, given half the chance I'm off to bed for an hour!

Tags: Bournemouth Seascape Sunrise Long exposure Landscape and travel

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2 Jun 2013 8:31AM
Excellent capture.


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User_Removed 5 920 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2013 8:51AM
Beautiful serene image Mark
fazzer 8 54 7 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2013 9:40AM
Beautifully simple and great tones Mark Smile
jdinne 14 16 England
2 Jun 2013 10:49AM
Excellent Mark superbly composed.

SlowSong Plus
9 7.3k 30 England
2 Jun 2013 10:50AM
Love that little moon. It fills the space very nicely.
2 Jun 2013 10:58AM
Gorgeous. Enough said.
netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
2 Jun 2013 11:18AM
Worth getting out of bed early for this Gorgeous beach image with lovely sky and coloursSmile
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2013 11:26AM
Yes strikes you right away as a totally different composition from any of yours before
and I love it. I like the dividing line between the beach and the sea leading us to the pier
with the piece of land going in the opposite direction.
Not sure what compositional golden rule this fits into, but I'm sure somebody will know.
marktc Plus
7 101 15 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2013 12:04PM
Thanks Kate, I'm pretty sure that rules don't always matter... the appeal for me is the way the light edge of the waves sweep you into the image and then converge with the land, leading ultimately to the vanishing point and collecting the groyne along the way. Simples eh!WinkBlush
2 Jun 2013 12:05PM
[quote compositional golden rule

...No such thing exists. All rules are plastic Smile

Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
2 Jun 2013 12:26PM
This is beautiful Mark !! Very well taken Smile You really do inspire me to do the long shutter speed thing Smile
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2013 5:10PM
Excellent tones Mark - and a sea of tranquility!
jasonrwl Plus
8 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2013 10:54PM
I can spot your images at 50 paces now Mark!! This is a stunner - very well worth that stupid o'clock start.
Andysnapper 9 109 25 England
3 Jun 2013 6:35AM
Excellent, a subtle and pleasing effect.

gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
3 Jun 2013 5:18PM
Looks great on my screen too, Mark.
Pinnace 9 12 Wales
5 Jun 2013 3:28PM
Decidedly wow!

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