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Shield Reef Sunset

By DaveMead  
Hi Folks,
Thank you all for the kind comments and clicks for 'Return to Saltwick Bay', they are very much appreciated. My recent coastal shots seem to have 'struck a chord' so I shall persevere with them. This one was taken on Tuesday evening on a trip out with steviehutch to Runswick Bay. Steve kindly waited for me to get this shot despite it getting late and him having to be up for work at 4 o'clock Wednesday morning. Cheers Steve, I hope you think it was worth it. Several Curve Adjustment Layers have been used in the processing as well as a Colour Selection Layer to slightly darken the brightest part of the sky. The foreground rock is known in geologistic terms as a Shield Reef, which I will talk more about in a future upload.
I am always happy to read any and all comments, thanks for dropping by, have a smashing evening.

Tags: Sunset Runswick bay North york moors North yorkshire coast Landscape and travel Shield reef

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JouŠo 14 56 Finland
2 Jun 2011 5:30PM
Stunning photography, Dave!


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2 Jun 2011 5:37PM
Brilliant forground...Comp..Exp......John
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2011 6:16PM
wonderful colours dave brilliant light fantastic fg detail a cracker nice one Wink
Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2011 6:54PM
whatever it is you have done it looks great on my screen, like a scene from another world, love the colours.

jeronius 9 1 1 England
2 Jun 2011 9:03PM
Wow, Dave this looks great.
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
2 Jun 2011 9:13PM
This is very beautiful, wonderful light and colour. Superb f/g interest...........Sandy
oll1e Plus
11 57 2 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2011 11:51PM
Good image Dave ,i love the colours coming from behind the cliff.
Those shield reef plates always remind me of ginger nut biccys or a cookie...yum yumWink
DaveMead 8 23 14 United Kingdom
3 Jun 2011 1:26PM
Thank you all very much. Smile
LeighRebecca 10 267 10 England
3 Jun 2011 8:46PM
Hey, I was thinking of going to Runswick these last few evenings, but haven't managed to get there. This makes me wish I'd made more effort. It's lovely. A fine composition and gentle colour.
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
3 Jun 2011 9:51PM
wonderful colours captured and like the lead into the sunset
dmhuynh72 10 44 3 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2011 10:02PM
well composed shot with good lighting and tones.
cassiecat 9 39 46 England
4 Jun 2011 10:24PM
like the comp, lovely colours, and do like the reflection in the pools.lesley
phil99 11 45 6 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2011 11:58PM
Great colours /tones and the slightly unusual take on Runswick Bay is refreshing to see. Love the sky reflections in the pools . A top class image here again Dave ....Phil
PhillipMinnis 8 94 4 Australia
6 Jun 2011 12:07AM
Ah, Dave, what a lovely scene! Wonderful colours! Beautiful!


8 Jun 2011 7:35AM
Love this, Dave. That fg has real impact and the magenta hues are very appealing.
8 Jun 2011 3:20PM
Nice capture Dave.
Regards Lee
MalkyG 8 16 Scotland
14 Jun 2011 3:09PM
Beautiful shot Dave,love the colours.

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