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Fort Perch

By Anthony      
Shot in the company of Stuwhitt.

Shot RAW, 42mm focal length on my 18 - 55 USM (Kit Lens) 100 ASA, 1 sec at f8, tripod mounted, 0.4 underexposed.

Cropped, removed some debris, used the Shadow/Highlight filter to balance the light and dark areas, some dodging and burning,a little sharpening, and a border.

What do you think?

The light was poor, the clouds were brilliant, and the wind was almost blowing me off my feet.

Tags: Canon Lighthouse Clouds Architecture New brighton 300d Fort perch Landscape and travel

Voters: AnnaBanana, jeanie, andytvcams and 19 more

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AnnaBanana 11 119 1 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2006 9:45PM
Lovely and moody -- like the sandcastles in the foreground, too (if that's indeed what they are) Smile


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Anthony 16 5.6k 17 Scotland
19 Aug 2006 9:46PM
yup, spot on Anna, some kind soul had left them there, so who was I to pass up the chance to make them famous eh? lol


jeanie Plus
13 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2006 9:49PM
OK who took the bucket and spade?????
andytvcams 15 10.4k 1 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2006 9:53PM
Where was this taken? and were is the fort?


redstag 12 100 15 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2006 9:57PM
The sandcastle makes it.
Anthony 16 5.6k 17 Scotland
19 Aug 2006 10:01PM
jeanie - that was Stu!!!!

Andy - Its a corking wee place I found, very secret location, not telling many people about it just yet. I'll tell you though, so PM me and I'll reveal all.

Jon - thanks mate, appreciate that.

beaniebabe 12 2.3k England
19 Aug 2006 10:08PM
shame about the light...everything else is wonderful though Smile

can I be let in on the secret also please ;o)

hope you are keeping well

Angie x
Anthony 16 5.6k 17 Scotland
19 Aug 2006 10:13PM
Thanks Angie, sure, send me a PM, but dont tell Jeanie, lol.

Keeping good here, how about your little lot?

andytvcams 15 10.4k 1 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2006 10:16PM
Get in there quick

i hear they are going to demolish the lighthouse to make way for some flats Smile
Anthony 16 5.6k 17 Scotland
19 Aug 2006 10:28PM
dont Andy, not funny. I would have to give up my photography, dont know how to shoot anything else, lol.

gill f 13 115 England
19 Aug 2006 10:28PM
What is it about this place - is it always blowing a gale and freezing cold?
Another lovely shot Anthony.
Now I've got a tripod that won't blow away in the breeze .. I'm thinking about another visit to your lighthouse.
Anthony 16 5.6k 17 Scotland
19 Aug 2006 10:31PM
come quick Gill,before it becomes just another piece of history.

Let me know if you come over, will come and say Hi.

All the best.

gill f 13 115 England
19 Aug 2006 10:39PM
Will do.
20 Aug 2006 1:36AM
great sandcastles, well composed shot
stuwhitt 13 1.4k United Kingdom
20 Aug 2006 10:26AM
Nicely composed Anthony, posted a mod hope you like it. I am hiring out my bucket & spade, should be a money spinner Wink

Anthony 16 5.6k 17 Scotland
20 Aug 2006 12:14PM
thank you for the mods, and the comments.

alfpics Plus
15 361 1 England
20 Aug 2006 3:52PM
Nice piccy, Anthony. Also enjoyed having a quick peek at your web-site
Anthony 16 5.6k 17 Scotland
20 Aug 2006 8:03PM
thank you Andy, its nice to know my work is appreciated, cheers.

paul_indigo 14 259 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2006 7:23PM
Love the colours in this. Those three sandcastles complete it. Superb.
Anthony 16 5.6k 17 Scotland
21 Aug 2006 8:46PM
many thanks Paul.

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