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Mewstone

By pmorgan  
Been laid up for the last week or so with fluĖlike symptoms suspiciously soon after receiving my flu jab (not a live vaccine so they tell me!), so my apologies for not keeping up with all your good work!

I felt I had spent enough time in bed, and set off to the edge of Dartmoor to get some Woodland shots in Carr Wood. Having done the complete 2 ĺ mile walk with no inspiration I headed off to Cadover Bridge to try and get some silky water shots as the conditions were overcast and perfect, but again didnít even get my camera out of the bag.

Then I remembered that I had wished that I had my camera with me at Wembury Beach when I had been to a Family wedding near there recently. So off I headed, and this is one of the shots that I got. I did get more, but this one stood out when I was going through them.

The full title for the Mewstone is Great Mewstone Island which you can see on the horizon. It is an important site for cliff nesting seabirds.

Iíll attempt to click my way through the good stuff Iíve missed, thereís bound to be loads of Ďem, so please understand if I donít comment!

Go on, Go LARGE!!!!!

11mm f/22 1/3 sec

P.S. 226 words, thatíll please Fran Wink

Rgds
Paul

Tags: Devon Shot Not The That Adam Landscape and travel Mewstone Burton Same While Wembury beach Took Exactly Ago!

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Comments


17 Nov 2007 6:36PM
Stunning from top to bottom

Graeme

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fotostevo 9 18
17 Nov 2007 6:38PM
foreground and sky both amazing. lovely image well done.

stevo
Jou©o 12 56 Finland
17 Nov 2007 6:38PM
outstanding shot, Paul!

Good to have you back!
Sorry to hear about your sickness....

Jouko
BURNBLUE Plus
10 12 1 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2007 6:41PM
Lovely moody seascape Paul, great image.
MikeBonsall 10 474 3 Guernsey
17 Nov 2007 6:42PM
I love this Paul. A very well thought out comp with a cracking sky!

Mike
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
17 Nov 2007 6:46PM
Lots of impact and an excellent seascape.Glad you are better Paul.
Tom.
Rob_Taylor 12 660 5 Wales
17 Nov 2007 6:57PM
Excellent shot, superb foreground and sky

Rob
glyndwr 9 66 9 Wales
17 Nov 2007 7:07PM
Great work as always Phil.
Glad your feeling better.
Strange thing, I developed illness after flu jab, took 5 weeks to completely clear, hope you have better luck than that.

Robert
nickyv32 9 135 England
17 Nov 2007 7:29PM
Lovely shot, great place.It has been said that the flu jab is not good this year. That's me out.
Glad you are a bit better. Fresh air will do you wonders !! Magic photo. Love it.
Nicky
ChristineL 11 39 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2007 7:42PM
lovely light and a fantastic sky,
Chris.
Wibbles 9 1 England
17 Nov 2007 7:42PM
Wonderful piece of work! I just love rock formations...fanastic.
rangerpaul 9 19 7 England
17 Nov 2007 7:45PM
I think the flu story is a ploy to get the sympathy vote for this mediocre offering Wink
Paul
Lou_C 9 755 2 England
17 Nov 2007 7:58PM
Superb shot Smile
AidanT 9 49 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2007 7:58PM
Great sense of depth and perspective, the island sets things off nicely
dathersmith 9 550 12 England
17 Nov 2007 8:04PM
Great shot Paul, lovely tones.

Darren.
17 Nov 2007 8:13PM
Tremendous Paul, the shapes,tones and light really stand out.
This view is reminiscent for me as I was based at HMS Cambridge on the top of the hill overlooking this view. I spent 18 months based at the gunnery school there and this landscape of yours was a regular view for me. I was there 1984 to 1986, so I very much doubt its still operational or even standing, with MOD cutbacks etc.
Your right that surrounding coastline is spectacular with good lighting.

Thanks for the shot.
Rgds
Nick
pmorgan 9 217 13 England
17 Nov 2007 8:16PM
Hi Nick,

You're right it is closed now. Cambridge moved the NMT to HMS Raleigh where I have worked for the last 12 years now!

Thanks everyone, much appreciated!

Rgds
Paul
bayleaf 9 8 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2007 8:17PM
This is a stunner Paul.

Like your PF it is super.

John.
Simon_Palmer 10 759 11 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2007 8:32PM

Quote:226 words, thatíll please Fran
As long as you get a red tick and at least 8/10 thats all that matters. Wink

A lovely shot Paul as always. Hope you feelimg better mate.
User_Removed 9 485 13 England
17 Nov 2007 8:42PM
just excellent Paul, i never get tired of seeing your work

Regards
Dave
MrsS 10 4.5k 18 England
17 Nov 2007 8:50PM

Quote:P.S. 226 words, thatíll please Fran


Shot's rubbish, but you can have a vote for the essay Wink




Actually - only joking! - the shot's BRILL too Wink

Fran xx
martin.w 14 431 22 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2007 9:07PM
LOL at Fran! A fine image Paul, hope you are feeling better now.
martinl 13 265 2 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2007 9:32PM
Mark his report, could do better, Fran!!

But not much, cracker Paul.
Smile
I love the detail you have captured in the foreground, Paul, along with the subsurface detail. The superb sky just tops it off. Glad your up and about. Smile

Eric
17 Nov 2007 10:41PM
beautiful all the way around
ericfaragh 12 132 3 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2007 10:50PM
Wonderful result, beautiful tonal range.
RogBrown 9 3.1k 10 England
17 Nov 2007 10:53PM
Flu jab? I thought you didn't need them till you were old like me.
Superb shot.
Rog
17 Nov 2007 10:55PM
Loverly photo with nice colours and a sky to die for.

Ray .
ric_1067 10 6 Wales
17 Nov 2007 11:01PM
excellent ! a beautiful shot in every way

ric
pmorgan 9 217 13 England
17 Nov 2007 11:15PM
Thank you all ery much, much appreciated!

I get it free for my asthma Rog!, not that it does me much good!!!!!!Wink

Rgds
Paul
eos3 12 41 Wales
18 Nov 2007 12:16AM
Great lighting and composition.

Phil
wyatturp 11 2 England
18 Nov 2007 7:36AM
Nice to have you back Paul super work , good moody sky----keep warm

DougSmile
elkiebrooks 13 83 5 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2007 9:37AM
A classic shot of the South West Paul, you've done it proud. Excellent foreground detail and lovely colours. See you at work tomorrow.
LesF 9 182 9
18 Nov 2007 9:46AM
A stunner this Phil, some real drama showing throughout it

Les F
mattw 12 5.2k 10 United Kingdom
19 Nov 2007 8:34AM
Nice one Paul - love the colours in the rock pools - and an execlent sky too.
Gaz_H 10 150 1 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2007 11:56PM
LOL Paul, I stopped taking the free flu jab at work because I always came down with a heavy cold afterwards. Can't let anything interfere with the photography. Hope you're feeling better now.

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