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Golden Sands

By MattB1987    
Last night was the photo club trip to Cromer for fish, chips and photos. I got there and the sun was looking like it was going to be awesome so in my excitment I skipped the chips and headed for a spot to set up! I got loads of shots and thought I would edit and share some. This is my first attempt, sadly I had to crop it down a fair bit as I hadn't composed it to my liking but I got there in the end.

In processing I boosted the beautiful colours and then that was it. So anyway I shall leave it in your very capable hands and I hope you enjoy. As usual all comments and critiques are very much appreciated.


Voters: PinkK, tmann, J_Barclay and 59 more

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PinkK 9 80 1 United Kingdom
30 May 2012 7:50PM
This is beautiful Matt, great work! Grin

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tmann 13 4 2 United States
30 May 2012 7:53PM
gorgeous golden tone with nice details on the sand
f stop used really kept this scene crisp and yet wityh perfect exposure
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
30 May 2012 7:55PM
A 'liquid gold' shot Matt. Love the sun's reflection on the wet sand. A close call with the fish and chips though TongueGrin

Worth skipping the chips fabulous shot.
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
30 May 2012 8:09PM
fantastic colours and tones wonderful light and fish and chips to boot a cracker nice one Wink
Bee76 7 17 England
30 May 2012 8:35PM
Lovely colours and textures Matt. The sky is gorgeous too - a little bit of cloud does wonders and faintly reflected in the wet sand too!

You did say you had to crop it a bit.... I just wonder if a lower viewpoint with horizon higher up might have given this more punch? A fine image as it is though.

EOS_fan 7 27 England
30 May 2012 8:57PM
Stunning colours & detail Smile

helenlinda Plus
11 360 22 United Kingdom
30 May 2012 9:05PM
A great evening for the light - well processed too.
AEVANS10 11 6 1 England
30 May 2012 9:28PM
Having stood on that spot last year! Brilliant capture beautiful colours, tones and well held highlights. Wish I was there again. Great image guest editor award from me.
JanieB43 9 47 6 England
30 May 2012 10:09PM
Stunning colour

30 May 2012 10:49PM
Beautiful light and colours.
zapar40 8 66 5 Wales
30 May 2012 11:41PM
stunning capture with beautiful colours, love the star effect with the sun.
Ade_Osman 15 4.5k 36 England
31 May 2012 4:57AM
The colours in this are superb!

31 May 2012 6:21AM
A stunning image.

clintQB 6 51 United Kingdom
31 May 2012 8:50AM
Looks awesome to me......Grin
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
31 May 2012 10:35AM
Fish and chips or a landscape like this? No contest - has to be this stunning shot Matt!! Congrats on the GEA - very well deserved.
geffers7 Plus
7 51 1 United Kingdom
31 May 2012 11:03AM
Great colours.
MattB1987 6 458 England
31 May 2012 12:40PM
Wow, thanks everyone so much for all the votes, comments and amazingly the GE Award very happy with it all!
I think Jamie Oliver could use this as a way to stop people eating chips, don't eat chips and you'll get photos you're really happy with lol!

The hungry feeling and soggy feet were worth it lol.
Thanks again,
phil99 11 45 6 United Kingdom
31 May 2012 3:20PM
Lovely composition . Great colours/tones .Lovely reflections in the wet sand ....Phil
Love the low angle, beautifully arranged with wonderful light... Excellent work
bill33 Plus
7 36 1 Scotland
2 Jun 2012 3:37PM
Wonderful colours and composition, the reflections add to this excellent image, very well done, Bill.
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
7 Jun 2012 7:09AM
Stunning! A photo of gold, excellent quality!

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