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This is the third and possibly final of my abstract rockpool images which were so much fun to do.

Thanks everyone for all of your comments on the last two Smile

Tags: Sunset Beach Abstract Specialist and abstract Stones Rockpool Landscape and travel

Voters: SueTurner, Badgerfred, tony64 and 219 more

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SueTurner 16 81 3 England
4 Aug 2007 7:44PM
very surreal - very artistic shot
tony64 16 204 9 England
4 Aug 2007 7:47PM
Not my favourite but still impressive! Tony
AnnaBanana 14 119 1 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2007 7:51PM
Beautiful - very artistic and creative. I love it.

Anna Smile
ericfaragh 17 149 5 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2007 7:52PM
Lovely use of shadow and light.
dathersmith 13 565 12 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2007 8:01PM
Great shot, like the title. Nice light, shadows and reflections.

4 Aug 2007 8:02PM
Lovely image
newfocus 14 647 2 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2007 8:05PM
Fantastic shot. Well thought out and great colours.

shed 16 586 England
4 Aug 2007 8:09PM
WOW. This is a great image. Love the soft tones and the shadows that the evening light has provided.

Spot on composition too.


Paul_Barr 16 544 Scotland
4 Aug 2007 8:17PM
A beautiful and imaniginative shot Mari.

Wibbles 13 1 England
4 Aug 2007 8:18PM
Fantastic idea! Well done...
POOCHIE 14 21 6 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2007 8:33PM
I have really enjoyed this series of shot's Mari, must of been a bit of a stretch to place those stones and not leave marks in the sand??

MalcolmM Plus
15 1.6k 5 Scotland
4 Aug 2007 8:40PM
Like these a lot, the first especially. The sand detail & long shadows are great here.
colin 16 697 5 Scotland
4 Aug 2007 8:57PM
Excellent stuff and an inspired title. Been drinking Typhooooo? (lol)
allanC 15 21 Scotland
4 Aug 2007 9:11PM
Another cracker in this series Mari.

conrad 16 10.9k 116
4 Aug 2007 9:18PM
Interesting. Now to me the stones and their shadows are the absolute stars of the show. Good to see all these different shots.
rusmi 16 37 1 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2007 9:24PM
another stunner, well done!
NickParry 15 1.0k 79 Wales
4 Aug 2007 9:25PM
Another great image in the series. Nick
Steelpins 15 78 England
4 Aug 2007 9:34PM
Lovely, striking composition.

Could even be the best of the lot, but have we seen them all yet?

Gorgeous work Mari,
Topo 13 England
4 Aug 2007 9:39PM
exquisite work of Art Mari - soooo beautiful !
Buffalo_Tom Plus
14 2.3k 12 Wales
4 Aug 2007 9:58PM
For me this is the best so far.Could be a line of moons orbiting on a distant planet.Obviously taken late in the evening with the long shadows on each stone.Perfection Mari.
4 Aug 2007 10:42PM
Loved this series. Very well thought out. Excellently taken.
chris-p Plus
15 72 England
4 Aug 2007 10:49PM
Excellent series..
4 Aug 2007 10:57PM
If I were to put one of the three on my wall Mari it would be this one


Ganto 14 769 2 Ireland
4 Aug 2007 11:02PM
Wonderfull......must take a look at the other ones too.

Mari 17 1.8k United Kingdom
4 Aug 2007 11:20PM
Thanks everyone, no tea was harmed in the making of this shot lol

There might just be one more, Dougie!

Pooch - have now perfected the art of levitating to place these stones without marks - tried walking on water once but sank ROTFL

Mari Wink
4 Aug 2007 11:24PM
I am new to the club so I am just feeling my way around . Out of the three photos I liked the first one the best,although this is a close second.very relaxing.Ray.
BlueRoom 14 73 20 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2007 12:51AM
Wow! These are all very good indeed.

rontear Plus
17 23 9 England
5 Aug 2007 8:26AM
Could this be a reptile Mari, simple use of shadows and texture. Superb. Ron.
5 Aug 2007 8:31AM
Still loving these Mari, I feel really inspired to experiment. Thanks
Coleslaw 15 13.4k 28 Wales
5 Aug 2007 10:30AM
love them all, Mari, still prefer the first one though.

*saw your nash point photo in DCM, very good! congrats!
JouŠo 16 56 Finland
5 Aug 2007 10:57AM
superb series, Mari..........

Pleased to make it 60......

scott_jessuk 14 249 1 Scotland
5 Aug 2007 11:10AM
This series of shots just gets better and better, hopefully we can see another one or two.

LesF 14 182 9
5 Aug 2007 12:43PM
Loved this mini series.

Les F
riprap007 16 1.6k 37 England
5 Aug 2007 3:52PM
been a cracking series, shame it's the last
anthhope 15 1 England
5 Aug 2007 6:19PM
bigheart. 16 9 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2007 6:54PM

User_Removed 17 39 6 Scotland
5 Aug 2007 7:02PM
This crop works even better Mari. Smile

luv Victor xxx
geranium 15 32 1 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2007 7:43PM
The shadows certainly do it for me in this one.

Mari 17 1.8k United Kingdom
5 Aug 2007 9:09PM
Wow thanks everyone, and thanks again Pete Smile Smile

6 Aug 2007 3:19AM
I see Pete has a weak spot for these. And right he is.
TommyStr 14 9 3 Norway
6 Aug 2007 6:05AM
Glad to see you got 2 EC's for these! Possibly the finest abstract on epz..
neptune 17 76 England
6 Aug 2007 7:44AM

Quote:Glad to see you got 2 EC's for these! Possibly the finest abstract on epz..

I totally agree.
Maddie 15 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2007 9:00AM
lol you are on a roll, keep up the good work Smile
IanFlindt 16 740 21 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2007 10:55AM
What an astonishing series, Mari - many congrats on your EC and POTW.
pennyspike 17 2.1k 29 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2007 10:57AM
Congratulations on the POTW. Excellent choice.
SH2006 14 222 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2007 11:21AM
Congrats on the POTW. You deserve it, this was a fabulous series. Truly insprining photos Mari.

richardwheel 15 217 2 England
6 Aug 2007 11:25AM
Congrats on POTW - original and striking...what more could we ask for.
HowardA 13 231
6 Aug 2007 11:28AM
Brilliant series and you've got the rewards you so deserve. Many congratulations.
cooky 16 6 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2007 11:49AM
Excellent composition and congratulations.

skydivemike 15 47 Northern Ireland
6 Aug 2007 12:23PM
Mari 1,000 congratulations on All you awards on this one. Truly outstanding. I have been off the site for a while, I will catch up soon.

Mike x
bigheart. 16 9 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2007 12:40PM
Just wanted to say very well done.
this is Excellent

Maddie 15 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2007 12:42PM
Well done Mari Smile
Coleslaw 15 13.4k 28 Wales
6 Aug 2007 1:36PM
POTW, Congrat!
Mari 17 1.8k United Kingdom
6 Aug 2007 1:37PM
Thats excellent, thanks very much Pete Smile and everyone for your comments.

madusa1 13
6 Aug 2007 2:07PM
Excellent picture.
Boagman65 13 2 1 Scotland
6 Aug 2007 3:59PM
Stunning work what a great image.

6 Aug 2007 4:08PM
Congrats on all the awards the are well deserved!

LesF 14 182 9
6 Aug 2007 4:57PM
Well done and a deserved POTW this one, great mini series.

Les F
JouŠo 16 56 Finland
6 Aug 2007 6:39PM
i´m sure this will look good on canvas......

Congrats on well deserved award!

banehawi Plus
16 2.3k 4176 Canada
6 Aug 2007 7:33PM
Fabulous work Mari, - such creativity.

sut68 17 2.0k 77 England
6 Aug 2007 11:13PM
POTW too ... what more can one ask for, well done Mari, well deserved Wink
geoffrey baker 16 501 1 Wales
7 Aug 2007 1:14AM
Wow!, stunning work Mari, congratulations, now slow down will you to give the rest of us a chance Wink
Well done.
Andy80F 17 328 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2007 10:48AM
Reminds me of an alum cover of the group Th Nice, the Elegy album. Wow hippy flashback time (and i was never really old enough to be a hippy).
Smashing picture though that sparked a little bit of imagination which is got to be good.
KathyW 17 1.8k 12 Norfolk Island
7 Aug 2007 2:30PM
I nip out for a few days to do a bit of hay making pop back for a quick look on EPZ & find you got 2 ECs and POTW!!! Smile Smile Smile
Cracking shots & very well deserved awards!
Consulo 16 840 10 Scotland
7 Aug 2007 5:40PM
Well done on POTW - I knew that this was a shoe-in for the accolade. Smile
Lucy_Locket 13 35 England
7 Aug 2007 9:51PM
Excellent! Not much else to say when the image and awards speak for themselves! Congrats
Lucy Smile
Mari 17 1.8k United Kingdom
7 Aug 2007 11:34PM
Thanks everyone for your comments on this one, much appreciated. I'm amazed!

Kathy thanks - good to hear the machines are rolling there in Norfolk, we managed to get some baled on Sunday - just!

Mari Smile
Kris_Dutson 18 8.2k 1 England
8 Aug 2007 9:18PM
Well done Mari.

We've got the hay in here and started on the wheat now. Smile
jkcuddihy 16 72 1 Ireland
9 Aug 2007 11:15AM
Wonderfully restful image Mari. I've not been very active on this site in recent times, but your recent images inspire me to come up with somehing good after a few days in west Kerry next week.
carriebugg 16 65 England
9 Aug 2007 11:22AM
lovely - well done!
vivo 16 24 Australia
9 Aug 2007 4:41PM
Ooooh I love this! great abstract! Well done.

crash39 15 24 England
10 Aug 2007 10:19AM
An amazing set of images, certainly something to aspire to. Congrats on the well deserved awards.

11 Aug 2007 9:28AM
Just discovered you have 3 awards on this one Mari, great stuff, my best regards, a just reward for your wonderful talent.

All the very best as ever
landandlight 15 46 Scotland
11 Aug 2007 2:35PM
Awesome image, well done.
thorn 16 124 2 Scotland
11 Aug 2007 8:11PM
Hi Mari,
Definitely well deserved,congratulations on both,POTW and EC awards.Love it.Take care.AnnSmile
ChristineL 15 39 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2007 6:05PM
Sooooo beautifully done,
Alison_S 14 339 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2007 8:30AM
Another smasher........especially like the pebble shadows in this one. Congrats on all the awards, so well deserved.

justin c 16 5.1k 36 England
16 Aug 2007 10:37AM
Great imagination and a most striking image.

Rob_Taylor 16 661 5 Wales
19 Aug 2007 7:00PM
This is a great concept and very well executed.
Congrats on all the awards for this shot Mari, very much deserved. This one's my favourite, I really like the shadows cast by the stones.
Definitely one for the wall Smile

shortski 14 3 1 England
20 Aug 2007 8:33PM
absolutely gorgeous and congrats...jojo
22 Aug 2007 7:17PM
This a beautiful shot, I love it and am off to have a look at your others!
SRSmith 13 1 United States
27 Aug 2007 7:32PM
Very nice study of texture and contrast - have just visited your gallery. Wow, I can't tell you how impressive it is. Definitely an inspiration.
bricurtis Plus
15 2.4k 50 England
10 Sep 2007 8:18PM
OoooooooooooH - thats good. Nice one.
PatrickSmith 15 1.2k 2 United States
11 Sep 2007 5:37PM
This series is AWESOME!

Great idea and I hope I can do a version along these lines in the future if that is okay! If I put any on EPZ, I'll point them to these shots.

chudzy 13 Poland
14 Sep 2007 6:41PM
paul_indigo 17 259 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2007 6:48PM
Beautiful image. I like your work.
Scott_Scot 15 4 4 Scotland
17 Sep 2007 6:34PM
Don't know how I missed these Mari.

Just one word, ... Inspiring !!!!!

Mari 17 1.8k United Kingdom
17 Sep 2007 6:37PM
Thanks Scotty and everyone

27 Sep 2007 9:08PM
This is stunning, I like the confident use of the stones Smile
willf1 16 51
9 Oct 2007 12:54PM
So, so simple, yet so, so brilliant.

Lovely EC shot.

Mihai 13
27 Oct 2007 11:30AM
Excellent work !
9 Nov 2007 6:18PM
Simply and effective. Great
UBOAT 13 41 Scotland
25 Nov 2007 6:56PM
Great picture Mari,nice colour and great effect

jstock 13 2 Scotland
3 Jan 2008 12:40AM
Absolutely sublime. Love everything about this shot.
Cheers, Jon
canadamon 12 4 Canada
26 Jan 2008 9:22PM
Awesome, great abstract
NatalieKinnear 13 280 8
16 Sep 2008 8:23PM
Love this, the curves, comp, colour, just an altogether fantastic image, which thoroughly deserves the EC, POTW and 200 votes its now got Smile
rrf105 14 42 United Kingdom
20 Oct 2008 8:12PM
This had gotta be one of my favourite shots on epz. I just keep coming back to it!

9 Dec 2008 10:06PM
brill shot great image like the way you have placed the pebbles to form the shadows all in all one great shot,pete,ps one fab gallery !!!!
16 Dec 2008 11:44AM
This would look great about 4ft wide on a wall.

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