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Fallen Light ...

By sut68      
Neil came over last night so we took him to Perch Rock for sunset as it's a place he hadn't seen before. We were blessed with some nice conditions late on so I hope he's bagged a few 'keepers' ... looking on the back of his camera last night, I think so Smile

Personally, I had set out with the aim of breaking from the usual routine of mine here and trying to capture something a little different to my usual fayre, this meant going a little longer with my selection of lenses and trying to isolate things a little more than usual.

This was with the 24-70mm before it gave up the ghost and wouldn't zoom any more Sad

Right, dinner has just arrived so I will catch up in a mo'.

Ta for looking in,

Tags: Landscape Lighthouse Sand Sun Reflections Architecture Causeway New brighton Flare Ripples Perch rock Team SOAP

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Richsr 11 91 223 England
26 Jun 2011 7:00PM
Looks like a good evening for light, good details and colours too.
Good work Paul
Regards Richard

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MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
26 Jun 2011 7:18PM
I knew you'd set out ith this shot in mind - certainly executed it brilliantly!! Wish it was on my wall! xxx

(But there again, I'm sure you can organise that!)
sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
26 Jun 2011 7:32PM
LOL ... it can be arranged missus ... thanks for your UA too Smile x

Cheers too Rich,
Nick_w Plus
11 4.3k 99 England
26 Jun 2011 7:40PM
Bold use of a central comp Paul (which I love BTW) ... its just given me an idea for next time I'm there Wink
bfgstew 11 668 105 England
26 Jun 2011 8:46PM
Certainly a bold use of the ripples in the sand for the F/G, but then the sun peeping out from behind the lighthouse counters it nicely, very sharp, very colourful and very nice.
sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
26 Jun 2011 9:08PM
Cheers guys ... Fran pointed out last night how much of a lean the lighthouse has, never noticed it before, always thought it was optical!!!

Ta for popping by all,
zapar40 8 66 5 Wales
26 Jun 2011 9:13PM
that is stunning. love the sun burst.
nice one, ant.
sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
26 Jun 2011 9:20PM
Thanks Ant ... just added the Exif info for anyone interested ... 0.6 ND Grad too Smile

javam 13 1.1k 19 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2011 9:40PM
Flare at its best and made the most of that sky as well. Think the FG texture in the sand works very well too.

Cheers again, always a pleasure spending time with you two.
sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
26 Jun 2011 9:42PM
You're welcome mate, anytime ... glad you enjoyed it as much as we did!!! Smile

Maybe we can coax out Richy Rich next time??? Wink
26 Jun 2011 9:58PM
Awesome and very eye-catching shot !!!!!!!
Great job Smile
dmhuynh72 10 44 3 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2011 10:21PM
superb light Paul.
sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
26 Jun 2011 10:48PM
Thanks guys Smile
27 Jun 2011 8:05AM
A beautiful and perfect image.

sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
27 Jun 2011 8:53AM
Cheers Len, I appreciate your time Smile

27 Jun 2011 10:34AM
Rays & Ripples and some lovely light, great night at a favourite spot.

sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
27 Jun 2011 4:58PM
Cheers Dougie Smile

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