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Less is more???

By MrsS    
Hi All, hope the preparation for the festivities are well under way.

Just took a break to pop this one one Smile

Paul & I decided a quick outing to Perch Rock was in order yesterday, and we drove all the way there through fabulous light, which totally disappeared as soon as I put tripod to seaweed! Typical!!! Tongue

Anyway, I took the grand total of 13 shots, and MrS showed me a new way to focus (a la David Noton) and this is the result.

The trip wasn't a total waste of time, tho', as we did meet Pavol there - looking forward to seeing you at future meets Smile

Not done much, just straightened my horizon (!) and added a curve or two.

I do actually like this, despite the lack of fg light, looking forward to your comments Smile

Ah, Well, back to cleaning the conservatory, valeting the car, washing, shopping, etc. etc. etc.

Thanks for looking, and just in case I don't get the chance to say it before the "big" day, have a wonderful and peaceful Christmas, and I really do hope 2009 brings you all you wish for, Take Care

Merry Christmas
Fran xx

PS - - what time does your Mum expect us, Rich???? Wink

Tags: Lovely Light Rocks Lighthouse Sand Architecture Sea We Seaweed Perch rock Till Landscape and travel Wildlife and nature Got There!

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CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
22 Dec 2008 1:22PM
A beautiful composition, Fran. Have a great Christmas, rest and relax! Carol
Wooly 15 112 4 England
22 Dec 2008 1:35PM
Happy Christmas Fran to you and the family.

dathersmith 14 565 12 United Kingdom
22 Dec 2008 1:37PM
Whatever he showed you it seems to have worked Fran, great shot despite the light.

Best wishes for Christmas and the New Year.

Darren (and Les & Kai).
jeanie Plus
17 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
22 Dec 2008 1:49PM
Have a super Christmas and New Year Fran... Sure it will be one long party for you all Grin

MrsS 14 4.5k 18 England
22 Dec 2008 2:06PM
Thanks Carol, Alan, Darren & Jeanie, and Happy Christmas to you and your loved ones Smile

Think I might get chance to relax sometime next year, Carol! Wink

Too busy to party, Sis, hope to get out & take some shots too Smile

Cheers All

Fran x
newy17 15 273 United Kingdom
22 Dec 2008 2:09PM
Should of popped in for a cuppa on your way back to pick your card up SmileSmile
Pin sharp Fran and have a good one Smile
MrsS 14 4.5k 18 England
22 Dec 2008 2:11PM
Thanks Ian, didn't have time to call in. Was out at my works Xmas "do" last night - - a great time had by all Smile

Right off to get the car cleaned and invest in some plants for the fish tank and a new loo seat Smile

Catch up later Smile

Fran xx
daviewat 17 4.1k Scotland
22 Dec 2008 2:18PM
Valeting the car !!!!!!!!!!!!! ??????????

We do that occasionaly, just leave it out the garage overnight with doors open Smile

Have a blast you 2 and see you in 09.



49er 14 564
22 Dec 2008 3:18PM
Lovely..great and brave use of the FG..

Seasons greetings Smile

JouŠo 16 56 Finland
22 Dec 2008 3:40PM
all is almost prepared for the Christmas here, Fran Smile

I have now ~70 presents bought to my dearest Smile

Hope you haven´t been naughty?? Wink

Merry Christmas to you and Paul Smile

Chant57 Plus
15 395 3 United Kingdom
22 Dec 2008 4:24PM
Happy Christmas to you and yours too Fran - lovely pic
C xx
PeelNStick 16 4 United States
22 Dec 2008 4:54PM
This is a great composition.
RockArea 14 18 3 United Kingdom
22 Dec 2008 5:50PM
That's a lovely foreground despite the alleged lack of light and the central horizon is just right with this lens.

d3looo 12 16 1 Slovakia
22 Dec 2008 6:15PM
Great image Fran! I love the composition! Everything, foreground and even clouds making fantastic lead in lines to that nice lighthouse Smile Brilliant job!

It was great to meet you there yesterday and I'm looking forward to meet you again, I do believe I can learn a lot of you guys Smile

Have a wonderfull Christmas and all just the best to new year.

MrsS 14 4.5k 18 England
22 Dec 2008 6:49PM
Thanks Dave, Edgar, Jouko, Chant, Deago, David & Pavol Smile

LOL, Dave, might try that next time Wink

Great to meet you too, Pavol, looking forward to seeing you in January, all being well Smile

Have a wonderful Christmas all, and raise a glass or two Smile

Fran xx
ringyneck 14 315 18 United Kingdom
22 Dec 2008 7:35PM
Fantastic comp.


Is it manual focus????
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 19 England
22 Dec 2008 7:49PM
Super image and lovely composition, Fran. Nice lead-in of the rocks, and the cloud formation, too.
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year.
TrevB Smile
MrsS 14 4.5k 18 England
22 Dec 2008 8:57PM
Thanks Keith and Trev Smile

It's all to do with focussing a third in, Keith, if that helps at all Smile

Merry Christmas to you both Smile

Fran xx
casson 15 3 United Kingdom
22 Dec 2008 10:30PM
Lovely shot, a very happy christmas and new year
chris-p Plus
15 75 England
22 Dec 2008 11:02PM
Merry Christmas Fran...
GillyB 15 317 8 United Kingdom
23 Dec 2008 9:40AM
A Merry Christmas to you too Fran!

WelshKiwi 13 3.2k 2 Wales
23 Dec 2008 9:47AM
Have a great Christmas Fran.

Thank you for everything this past year, it was a tough one made esier by having great friends like you to encourage and support me in my ventures.

Lots of love.

Me xxx
Norma Plus
15 7 United Kingdom
23 Dec 2008 11:13AM
Merry Christmas and a Happy New New Year Fran

martin.w Plus
19 603 28 United Kingdom
23 Dec 2008 7:33PM
Merry Christmas Fran, have a good'un Smile
MrsS 14 4.5k 18 England
23 Dec 2008 7:42PM
Thanks John, MrP, Gill, Lee, Norma & MrW Smile

I'm sure you will go from strength to strength, Lee, all due to your own effort & determination! Smile

Merry Christmas to all of you Smile

Fran xxx
martinl 17 269 2 United Kingdom
23 Dec 2008 7:50PM
Have a great time Fran, and hopefully see you & Paul sometime in the near future.

Manual focus, now there's a thought! You can give me some tips next time I see you (and on photography too!)
wamp 14 276 8 England
23 Dec 2008 9:42PM
Hope you have a lovely Christmas and enjoy your break Smile

Cheers, Sean
Nigel_95 Plus
15 262 2 United Kingdom
24 Dec 2008 9:51PM
I like the lines in the sky and on the ground leading into this Fran. Merry Christmas to you and Paul.

MrsS 14 4.5k 18 England
24 Dec 2008 10:10PM
Thanks Mr EEK, Sean & Nigel Smile

Hope you all have super Christmasses - - catch up with you soon Smile

Fran x
TelStar 16 116 United Kingdom
25 Dec 2008 10:22AM
Merry Christmas!!

CC 12 51 Wales
25 Dec 2008 3:47PM
Nice one Fran,

Hope you have great Christmas...
ringyneck 14 315 18 United Kingdom
26 Dec 2008 8:47PM
Yes me understand...Cheers.
To do with DOF. and something like 1/3rd towards and 2/3rds behind.
MrsS 14 4.5k 18 England
29 Dec 2008 6:49PM
OOPS! Sorry folks, didn't realise I hadn't said TA Smile

F x

You understand it better than I do, Keith Grin

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