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Jurassic View

By Stubill  
I ended up on top of Emmetts Hill, Purbeck, Dorset, yesterday evening, and witnessed some of the most intense sunset light I have seen for a long time (at least when out with the camera Sad).
Being one of the most exposed spots along this stretch of coast, and with the wind howling through my tripod, I had to keep reminding myself that it's around a 100m drop.
I needed the tripod up high to get the comp. I was after, so pushed the ISO a bit, and wait for a brief lull in the gusts.
Thanks for dropping by as always, and a great weekend to everyone.
Stu

Tags: Sunset Cliffs Purbeck Landscape and travel Chapmans pool Worth matravers Dorest

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whipspeed 12 4.2k 22 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2012 5:41PM
Really like the lines that curve through the shot, and that lovely sunset. I hate heights, so well done on standing up there.

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dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2012 5:45PM
Looks like it was a a great afternoon Stu. The view is stunning and you've composed this shot really well.
regards
Yung
salopian Plus
4 2 20 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2012 5:47PM
Really good view point - the eye can happily travel from the foreground, following the line of the coast to the dramatic sunset.

Geoff
17 Feb 2012 6:14PM
Beautifully composed and captured.
Paintman Plus
10 1.1k 177 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2012 6:36PM
Excellent composition and colour Stu. I can just imagine how windy it must have been on top of the cliffSmile

Alan.
zapar40 6 66 5 Wales
17 Feb 2012 7:16PM
beautiful view, great composition.
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Briwooly 10 452 5 England
17 Feb 2012 8:48PM
Stunning view super image


Brian.................
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
17 Feb 2012 9:17PM
Lovely winding curve through the image and a beautiful sky at the end. Excellent image Stu.

Dave
17 Feb 2012 9:21PM
Lovely snaking composition, Stu
Alun
derekhansen Plus
7 210 24 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2012 4:08PM
Stunning view Stubil. I like the way that the composition leads the eye through the image. you have captured the light beautifully as well.
Derek
Nice colours and lead in lines. I really like this image

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