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Mount(ing) Light

By MrsS    
Hi All - welcome to "Chapter Two" in the Cornwall Saga Wink

Having had a great evening with Bill at Priest's Cove, we decided to burn the candle at both ends for a day or two, (since we'd be back in bed before Beth even noticed we were gone) and decided to start our sunrise quest at Marazion.

The early light wasn't brilliant, plus the tide was in, and we upset a wandering Belgian photograher by already staking our claim on the jetty (if you've ever been there you will know that two tripods plonked there will definitely repel all boarders!)

Anyway, after a fair few 10 stop shots, it becomes obvious even to me that there are only so many compositions you can get from sharing a small space with two others. As it was also obvious that the tide was going out so the causeway would eventually become visible AND that the sun was about to pop its head above the cloud bank that it was hiding behind, I wandered off to see if I could spot any other opportunities.

To cut a long story short(ish) - best you get - the light and the clouds all conspired together to produce this for me Smile

It's a crop from one image as the only stitching I do involves repairing jeans and sewing on buttons! Tongue

Thanks for your time, as always much appreciated, and for all your lovely comments and votes on yesterday's upload Smile

Time to beging to gird my loins ready for the onslaught tomorrow! Wink

Fran x

Tags: St michaels mount Rocks Water Reflection Sunrise Clouds Architecture Sea Penzance Landscape and travel Lee big stopper 10 Image2

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lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
5 Sep 2011 6:20PM
Beautifully captured

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sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
5 Sep 2011 6:21PM
Best shot from the morning for me this one ... might look good on the wall too ... might I said Wink x
bfgstew 11 668 105 England
5 Sep 2011 6:31PM
Have to agree with Mr S, very, very pleasing.
jeronius 9 1 1 England
5 Sep 2011 7:01PM
Pure beauty
Now I really wish I had made the effort to go here.
PPS...I love the panny affect too
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
5 Sep 2011 7:16PM
Thanks John, boos,Stewart & Jerry Smile

Praise indeed, MrS - wedding pressie? Grin

Cheers All Smile
Fran x
sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
5 Sep 2011 7:19PM
... hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm???!!!! Tongue x
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
5 Sep 2011 7:19PM
A very effective and well balanced shot: the effect of the big stopper is very evident in this image, and I do like the result very much.
timjnngs 10 3 United Kingdom
5 Sep 2011 7:25PM
A well exposed image and a great panoramic image.
BillyGoatGruff 11 191 199 England
5 Sep 2011 7:27PM
Sublime, Fran - wish I joined in!!! Wink

derekhansen Plus
9 210 24 United Kingdom
5 Sep 2011 7:28PM
Love the stillness and softness of this image. Very, very good Fran.
pmorgan 11 217 13 England
5 Sep 2011 7:33PM
Perfectly processed this Fran - lovely stuff!

MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
5 Sep 2011 7:42PM
Thank You gentlemen - glad you like Smile

Fran x
chase 12 1.1k 246 England
5 Sep 2011 10:05PM
I so like this Fran,such a pretty composition...if a composition can be pretty Wink,I like the colour & the exposure you have used.
Great location.
Goggz 11 2.3k 72 Wales
5 Sep 2011 10:33PM
Arrr! Arrrr! Smile

Arr! Goggz
cassiecat 9 39 46 England
6 Sep 2011 1:55AM

Quote:Love the stillness and softness of this image. Very, very good Fran.

me too also the pastel pinks n blues. good luck for the onslaught. lesley
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
6 Sep 2011 4:22AM
There's a lovely silkiness in this. Wonderful soft pastel colours too. Beautiful.............Sandy
richardwheel 12 217 2 England
6 Sep 2011 11:59AM
some great work from you fran recently, like this very much
saltireblue Plus
8 7.9k 33 Norway
6 Sep 2011 5:45PM
Looking at this is soothing balm for the soul, Fran. Relaxing and tranquil.
Good choice of pov...better than fighting a Belgian for toging rights!

martinl 14 269 2 United Kingdom
6 Sep 2011 6:57PM
Lovely capture Fran. Wide suits this perfectly.
javam 13 1.1k 19 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2011 4:33PM
Perfectly composed pano Fran and those subtly tones are lovely.
LesF 11 182 9
10 Sep 2011 9:31AM
Very tidy image this Fran, get it printed and on that wall

tony64 14 204 9 England
12 Sep 2011 12:43AM
This has GOT to be one of the best pics of SMM I've ever seen! Well done Fran!
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
12 Sep 2011 5:52AM
Thank you all Smile

Fran x
Nick_w Plus
10 4.3k 99 England
17 Sep 2011 12:16PM
Thats very nice Fran - bet it would make a great mono too.
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
17 Sep 2011 12:45PM
Now there's a thought, Nick - AND I can blame it on you! Wink

Fran x

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