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New Brighton

By SpeedAltStar
Having seen lots of fantastic uploads of images from New Brighton, I've always fancied having a mooch around the place. So Si and I had a look around the place today and I was really impressed. There is such a lot to photograph. We came away knowing that we'd only scratched the tip of the iceberg in terms of photo opportunities.

Now I know that, strictly speaking, we were there at the wrong time of day for landscape work. And I've taken the images hand held without a tripod. However, I've got this one and one or two others that I think are worth an upload.

So, thanks for looking. I hope you like.
And any advice/feedback (as always) is welcome.

Take it easy and have a good weekend.

Ken Smile

Tags: New brighton Rock pools Landscape and travel That lighthouse

Voters: RAUL, Bob_V, mrswoolybill and 17 more


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DOGSBODY 13 1.4k 30 England
10 Oct 2008 8:47PM
Excellent composition. Andy
10 Oct 2008 8:50PM
Thanks Andy
mrswoolybill Plus
14 3.0k 2461 United Kingdom
10 Oct 2008 8:50PM

Quote:the wrong time of day

could equal an interesting, challenging time. I'm not actually sure where New Brighton is (they never let me take Geography O Level because of that sort of thing), but I like it. Soft subdued grey/green tones in the rock, very English. The arrow-head of rock to the left of the lighthouse is somehow very important.
Moira
10 Oct 2008 9:02PM
Moira, I know I can rely on Bill and your good self to allow me latitude with the light Smile

Interesting you mention the breaker on the left. As there is not much of it showing I almost cloned it out but left it in because I felt that it balances the curving off of the formation below it.

I've got some abstracts to upload too (including some rusty bits) ooh er I hear you say Smile

Cheers, Ken.
Anthony 20 5.7k 17 United Kingdom
10 Oct 2008 9:04PM
Lovely, my favourite place, and where I live funny enough, lol.

Moira, New Brighton is here

Anthony
bayleaf 14 8 United Kingdom
10 Oct 2008 9:05PM
Well taken

John.
Blenkinsopp 15 320 4 England
10 Oct 2008 9:21PM
lovely image ... well composed with nice foreground detail
... would have been really stunning in the right light.
woolybill1 Plus
15 38 78 United Kingdom
10 Oct 2008 10:17PM
An interesting image with the irregular pools and rocks, almost an abstract of their own. The light suits me just fine. Yet another addition to the must-visit list!
Bill
10 Oct 2008 11:17PM
Cheers Bill.

Thanks Andy for the mod. It looks great.
Rende 14 38 4 Netherlands
10 Oct 2008 11:40PM
Wonderful composition with those great shapes in the foreground and the lighthouse just off centre; excellent image.
Rende
imagio 15 12 1 England
10 Oct 2008 11:48PM
Love the format Ken, great detail

Bernie
11 Oct 2008 11:09AM
Thanks for the mods Bernie. They look good. (I though about posting a BW version too)
User_Removed 15 51
11 Oct 2008 11:24AM
Perfect composition and I love the lines.

Derek
Diana 14 2.0k 19 Netherlands
11 Oct 2008 11:57AM
I think it looks really cool, I cant do and dont see landscapes myself but this looks pretty fine to me

Dianna

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