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By Mari    
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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Comments


SueTurner 12 81 3 England
4 Aug 2007 7:44PM
very surreal - very artistic shot
SUE

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tony64 12 204 9 England
4 Aug 2007 7:47PM
Not my favourite but still impressive! Tony
AnnaBanana 10 119 1 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2007 7:51PM
Beautiful - very artistic and creative. I love it.

Anna Smile
ericfaragh 13 132 3 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2007 7:52PM
Lovely use of shadow and light.
dathersmith 9 550 12 England
4 Aug 2007 8:01PM
Great shot, like the title. Nice light, shadows and reflections.

Darren.
4 Aug 2007 8:02PM
Lovely image
newfocus 10 644 2 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2007 8:05PM
Fantastic shot. Well thought out and great colours.

John.
shed 12 586 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.

Regards

Andrew
Paul_Barr 12 544 Scotland
4 Aug 2007 8:17PM
A beautiful and imaniginative shot Mari.

Paul
Wibbles 9 1 England
4 Aug 2007 8:18PM
Fantastic idea! Well done...
POOCHIE 10 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??

Pooch.
MalcolmM Plus
11 590 5 Scotland
4 Aug 2007 8:40PM
Like these a lot, the first especially. The sand detail & long shadows are great here.
colin 12 697 5 Scotland
4 Aug 2007 8:57PM
Excellent stuff and an inspired title. Been drinking Typhooooo? (lol)
allanC 11 21 Scotland
4 Aug 2007 9:11PM
Another cracker in this series Mari.

Allan
conrad 12 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 12 35 1 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2007 9:24PM
another stunner, well done!
TOM
NickParry 11 1.0k 79 Wales
4 Aug 2007 9:25PM
Another great image in the series. Nick
Steelpins 11 78 England
4 Aug 2007 9:34PM
Lovely, striking composition.

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

Gorgeous work Mari,
Dougie
Topo 9 England
4 Aug 2007 9:39PM
exquisite work of Art Mari - soooo beautiful !
Mandi
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 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.
Tom.
Loved this series. Very well thought out. Excellently taken.
Clive
chris-p Plus
11 65 England
4 Aug 2007 10:49PM
Excellent series..
MartinWait 12 92 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2007 10:57PM
If I were to put one of the three on my wall Mari it would be this one

Brilliant!!

Martin.
Ganto 10 769 2 Ireland
4 Aug 2007 11:02PM
Wonderfull......must take a look at the other ones too.

P.
Mari 13 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 10 73 20 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2007 12:51AM
Wow! These are all very good indeed.

Eric
rontear Plus
13 8 8 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
John
Coleslaw 11 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 12 56 Finland
5 Aug 2007 10:57AM
superb series, Mari..........

Pleased to make it 60......

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

Scott
LesF 10 182 9
5 Aug 2007 12:43PM
Loved this mini series.

Les F
riprap007 12 1.6k 37 England
5 Aug 2007 3:52PM
been a cracking series, shame it's the last
anthhope 11 1 England
5 Aug 2007 6:19PM
Superb.
bigheart. 12 9 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2007 6:54PM
WOW!

Steve
User_Removed 13 39 6 Scotland
5 Aug 2007 7:02PM
This crop works even better Mari. Smile

luv Victor xxx
geranium 11 32 1 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2007 7:43PM
The shadows certainly do it for me in this one.

Bev
Mari 13 1.8k United Kingdom
5 Aug 2007 9:09PM
Wow thanks everyone, and thanks again Pete Smile Smile

Mari
6 Aug 2007 3:19AM
I see Pete has a weak spot for these. And right he is.
TommyStr 10 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 13 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.
Ian.
Maddie Plus
11 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2007 9:00AM
lol you are on a roll, keep up the good work Smile
IanFlindt 12 740 21 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2007 10:55AM
What an astonishing series, Mari - many congrats on your EC and POTW.
pennyspike 13 2.1k 29 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2007 10:57AM
Congratulations on the POTW. Excellent choice.
Penny
SH2006 10 222 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2007 11:21AM
Congrats on the POTW. You deserve it, this was a fabulous series. Truly insprining photos Mari.

click.
richardwheel 11 217 2 England
6 Aug 2007 11:25AM
Congrats on POTW - original and striking...what more could we ask for.
HowardA 9 231
6 Aug 2007 11:28AM
Brilliant series and you've got the rewards you so deserve. Many congratulations.
Howard
cooky Plus
12 6 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2007 11:49AM
Excellent composition and congratulations.

Regards
Kath
skydivemike 11 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. 12 9 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2007 12:40PM
Just wanted to say very well done.
this is Excellent

Steve
Maddie Plus
11 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2007 12:42PM
Well done Mari Smile
Coleslaw 11 13.4k 28 Wales
6 Aug 2007 1:36PM
POTW, Congrat!
Mari 13 1.8k United Kingdom
6 Aug 2007 1:37PM
Thats excellent, thanks very much Pete Smile and everyone for your comments.

Mari
6 Aug 2007 2:07PM
Excellent picture.
Madusa1.
Boagman65 9 2 1 Scotland
6 Aug 2007 3:59PM
Stunning work what a great image.

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

Rune
LesF 10 182 9
6 Aug 2007 4:57PM
Well done and a deserved POTW this one, great mini series.

Les F
JouŠo 12 56 Finland
6 Aug 2007 6:39PM
i´m sure this will look good on canvas......

Congrats on well deserved award!

Jouko
banehawi Plus
12 1.5k 3558 Canada
6 Aug 2007 7:33PM
Fabulous work Mari, - such creativity.

W
sut68 Plus
13 2.0k 76 England
6 Aug 2007 11:13PM
POTW too ... what more can one ask for, well done Mari, well deserved Wink
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.
Geoff.
Andy80F 13 320 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 13 1.8k 12 Norfolk Island
7 Aug 2007 2:30PM
WOW!!!
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!
congrats!
Consulo 12 840 10 Scotland
7 Aug 2007 5:40PM
Well done on POTW - I knew that this was a shoe-in for the accolade. Smile
7 Aug 2007 9:51PM
Excellent! Not much else to say when the image and awards speak for themselves! Congrats
Lucy Smile
Mari 13 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 14 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 12 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.
Johnny
carriebugg 12 65 England
9 Aug 2007 11:22AM
lovely - well done!
vivo 12 24 Australia
9 Aug 2007 4:41PM
Ooooh I love this! great abstract! Well done.

vivo
crash39 11 24 England
10 Aug 2007 10:19AM
An amazing set of images, certainly something to aspire to. Congrats on the well deserved awards.

Anne
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
Dougie
landandlight 11 46 Scotland
11 Aug 2007 2:35PM
Awesome image, well done.
thorn 12 124 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 11 39 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2007 6:05PM
Sooooo beautifully done,
Chris.
glenalva Plus
10 338 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.

Al
justin c 13 4.8k 36 England
16 Aug 2007 10:37AM
Great imagination and a most striking image.

Justin.
Rob_Taylor 12 660 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

Rob
shortski 10 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 9 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
11 2.1k 49 England
10 Sep 2007 8:18PM
OoooooooooooH - thats good. Nice one.
PatrickSmith 11 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.

Patrick
chudzy 9 Poland
14 Sep 2007 6:41PM
Wonderfull
paul_indigo 13 259 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2007 6:48PM
Beautiful image. I like your work.
Scott_Scot 12 4 4 Scotland
17 Sep 2007 6:34PM
Don't know how I missed these Mari.

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

Scotty
Mari 13 1.8k United Kingdom
17 Sep 2007 6:37PM
Thanks Scotty and everyone

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

Lovely EC shot.

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



connor
jstock 9 2 Scotland
3 Jan 2008 12:40AM
Absolutely sublime. Love everything about this shot.
Cheers, Jon
canadamon 8 4 Canada
26 Jan 2008 9:22PM
Awesome, great abstract
NatalieKinnear 9 280 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
Natalie
rrf105 11 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!

Ross
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.
Stuart

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