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By jeanie    
Had a great day yesterday in the company of Angie and Dougie and we spent the evening down at Fort Perch lighthouse. The Real Mr Scholey and Anthony joined us there making the evening quite wonderful..
No clouds but lots of lovely colour in the sky made up for it.

Tags: Sunset General Lighthouse Architecture Coast New brighton Perch rock Landscape and travel Perch rock lighthouse

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Comments


pendo 11 2 United Kingdom
10 Sep 2009 9:11AM
You are right beautiful colours

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andylea 11 37 1 United Kingdom
10 Sep 2009 9:14AM
beautiful colours and light love the fg wonderful capture Wink
andy
10 Sep 2009 9:24AM
Superb Jeanie, from the tremendous rippled fg to the reflection and great colour. Grand image and grand work amongst your pals.

Dougie
DRicherby 11 269 726 United Kingdom
10 Sep 2009 9:30AM
Beautiful colours and I love the textural contrast between the rippled sand and the smooth, glassy water. I'm not a big fan of the composition, though — everything seems rather too central. That works well in symmetrical scenes but I think there's enough asymmetry in the foreground that a non-central composition can still be balanced. I've posted a mod with a square-ish crop (7x6) that pushes the lighthouse away from the centre.
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
10 Sep 2009 9:55AM
Thanks Penny, Andy, Dougie and David.
The mod is great, David.. we all agree here (Angie and Dougie still with me) that the off centre works. Must admit I was that happy with the colours achieved that I never thought of cropping the image.

Jeanie
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Ian-Munro 12 200 15 Wales
10 Sep 2009 10:04AM
Lovely jubbly Smile
Phil1958 11 272 4 Wales
10 Sep 2009 10:10AM
Spot on - lovely colours, a good pov and excellent composition,

Phil
Scaramanga 12 60 6 United Kingdom
10 Sep 2009 10:32AM
Wonderful light and tones, great composition.
garymcparland 13 343 3 United Kingdom
10 Sep 2009 10:45AM
Really gorgeous shot Jeanie
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
10 Sep 2009 11:31AM
Thanks Ian, Phil, Andy and Gary.
Grin
oll1e 13 57 2 United Kingdom
10 Sep 2009 12:52PM
love the richness of the colours ,foreground ripples and reflection all help to make this a beautySmile
Anthony 18 5.6k 17 United Kingdom
10 Sep 2009 1:35PM
love it, you did the old girl proud. Smile

Anthony
Jouİo 16 56 Finland
10 Sep 2009 6:46PM
STUNNING!

Jouko
xstevex 12 89 1 England
10 Sep 2009 7:06PM
nice image love the foreground

Steve
cassiecat 12 39 46 England
10 Sep 2009 7:31PM
i prefer the central comp than the mod.lovely colours and reflection, and like those sand ripples.lesley
sut68 16 2.0k 76 England
10 Sep 2009 8:41PM
Well done missus ... congrats on the EC!!!
AngieLatham 16 790 2 United Kingdom
10 Sep 2009 8:46PM
deserves the EC just for keeping Jura off those sand ripples! Well done you Grin
DouglasLatham 14 454 England
10 Sep 2009 8:46PM
Well deserved Jeanie what a fab image Grin
fauxtography 15 6.6k 36
10 Sep 2009 9:31PM
Not bad missus... at least i can't hear the young boy being sick...
angie should make him behave more Wink
MrsS 13 4.5k 18 England
10 Sep 2009 9:35PM
Well Done - - hugely deserved! Smile

F x
Stace Plus
12 2 2 England
10 Sep 2009 10:15PM
Outstanding

Stace
martinl 16 269 2 United Kingdom
10 Sep 2009 10:23PM
Well done Jeanie!! Chuffed for you.
Smile
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2009 12:17AM
Thank you Andy, Anthony, Jouko, Steve, Lesley, Paul, Angie, Dougie, Mark, Fran, Stace and Martin.
And of course, Thank You so much Pete for the EC! Chuffed to bits!!
Grin Grin
chase Plus
14 1.7k 418 England
11 Sep 2009 7:34AM
Beautiful Jeanie,well done !
AlleyCatz 14 274 6 England
11 Sep 2009 8:08AM
What a beauty Jeanie...

Congrats on your EC Smile Smile


~Alley~
LesF 13 182 9
11 Sep 2009 8:23AM
Ohh congrats on the EC Jeanie

LesF
ade_mcfade 16 15.2k 216 England
11 Sep 2009 9:21AM
well done Jeanie - lovely shot, it's that patterened sand in the foreground that does it for me Wink
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2009 10:09AM
Thank you Janet, Alley, Les and Ade
Grin
Buffalo_Tom Plus
14 2.3k 11 Wales
11 Sep 2009 10:51AM
Worthy of the EC Jeanie,beautiful work.
Tom.
Wooly 14 112 4 England
11 Sep 2009 10:58AM
Congrats on the EC Jeanie. Smile

Alan
TeresaH 15 1.1k United Kingdom
11 Sep 2009 12:14PM
Just saw comments on Facebook and had to come and have a look. Super image Jeanie, and what a way to start the weekend.
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2009 1:11PM
Thanks Tom, Alan and Teresa
Grin
Dave_Holdham 11 4 1 Wales
11 Sep 2009 6:21PM
Stunning colourful image, well captured
martin.w Plus
18 598 23 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2009 7:52PM
Woohoo! Well done Jeanie, what a wonderful image. Many congrats on the EC Smile))
conrad 16 10.9k 116
11 Sep 2009 8:44PM
Well deserved award, Jeanie!
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
12 Sep 2009 1:34AM
Thanks Dave, Martin and Conrad..
Grin
KBan 15 512 4 United Kingdom
12 Sep 2009 8:13AM
well done on the EC Jeanie
well deserved
keith
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
12 Sep 2009 9:44AM
Thank you Keith Smile.
MandyD 11 16,777.2k 1 England
12 Sep 2009 7:02PM
Wonderful image, congrats on your EC !
paulcr 15 1.5k 9 Ireland
12 Sep 2009 9:09PM
Beautful. The light on the fg sand is perfect. Paul
zeri 14
12 Sep 2009 11:48PM
great work!

maybe it would look good in b&w, too!

but that is just me.. ;=)

Zeri
oll1e 13 57 2 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2009 12:23AM
congrats jeanie ,bet you and jura were celebrating Smile
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2009 3:16AM
Thank you Mandy, Paul, Zeri and Andy.
Thanks for the mod too, Zeri. I have not had a go at b&w but I will try it.
We certainly were celebrating, Andy - how did you guess? Smile

Jeanie
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LeighRebecca 12 267 10 England
13 Sep 2009 7:28PM
Lovely shot, congrats from me too on the EC.
Yewtree 12 England
13 Sep 2009 7:38PM
Congratulations on the EC Jeanie, very well done and thoroughly deserved. Best wishes

Tony
chris-p Plus
14 72 England
13 Sep 2009 10:38PM
Congrats Jeanie...
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 3:14AM
Cheers Leigh, Tony and Chris.
Smile
Buffalo_Tom Plus
14 2.3k 11 Wales
14 Sep 2009 9:42AM
Well done on getting the POTW Jeanie.
Tom.
richardwheel 15 217 2 England
14 Sep 2009 10:04AM
well done on POTW Jeanie, I'm made up for you Smile Smile
Coleslaw 15 13.4k 28 Wales
14 Sep 2009 10:05AM
Well done on POTW, well deserved.
SoulOfNature 12 23 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 10:17AM
Absolutely stunning !!! congratulations on the POTW

Jean x
tuhin 14
14 Sep 2009 10:19AM
Beautifull.
Wooly 14 112 4 England
14 Sep 2009 10:22AM
Congrats on POTW Jeanie, it's a beauty.

Alan
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 10:29AM
Crikey!!!! Thanks Pete !!
Grin Grin Grin

and thanks Tom, Richard, Cole, Jean, Tuhin and Alan
..Well chuffed!
Landlord 13 25 1 Scotland
14 Sep 2009 10:32AM
Well done that girl. POTW wow.
sut68 16 2.0k 76 England
14 Sep 2009 10:46AM
Nice one m'dear ... should look mighty fine on a huge canvas Smile
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 10:49AM
cheers Phil and Paul..
Should indeed, Paul Grin Grin
croberts 16 2.2k 8 Ireland
14 Sep 2009 10:51AM
yayyy! congrats Smile
juldon 17 78 England
14 Sep 2009 11:33AM
Well done and well deserved. This will look great on canvas xx
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 12:14PM
Thanks Chris and Julie
Grin
AngieLatham 16 790 2 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 1:37PM
Congrats Jeanie , well chuffed for you (especially after what we were talking about) Grin x x x x
angej 15 479 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 3:36PM
Lovely as it is without the modsSmile
Congrats on your EC well deservedSmile
Ange
Jouİo 16 56 Finland
14 Sep 2009 4:16PM
Congrats on the very well deserved POTW, Jeanie............

Hope you´re more lucky getting it on canvas.....Mine from last December hasn´t yet arrived .... Sad

Jouko
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 4:39PM
Thanks Angie, Ange and Jouko..

Jouko have you contacted the team or Photoartistry? I am sure they will sort it out.

Jeanie
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dazzaman 14 631 England
14 Sep 2009 5:00PM
WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOW
well done jeanie. so pleased for you. the image is beautiful. this is so well deserved.
dazza.
wyatturp 14 2 England
14 Sep 2009 5:00PM
Well done you super picture, must have been great playing with that lightSmile and well done on all your awardsSmile

Dougx
martinl 16 269 2 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 5:04PM
POTW as well. Well done on the big 3!!
Smile
Jouİo 16 56 Finland
14 Sep 2009 5:06PM

Quote:

Jouko have you contacted the team or Photoartistry? I am sure they will sort it out.



Yes I have! Many times, BUT they won´t answer to me! Sad
I really don´t know, what to do, to get me that POTW on canvas!! Send them money???
I thought it was FREE!???

Jouko
Paul_Barr 15 544 Scotland
14 Sep 2009 5:26PM
Heh, POTW, not bad for an old..............................................................................................................................................................300D Wink

Congrats,

Paul
ColouredImages 16 47 35 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 5:45PM
Stunning photography Jeanie but there's no sign of the rug...or was he hiding behind the lighthouse??
Congrats on ALL the awards
Mike
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 5:51PM
Thanks Dazza, Doug, Martin, Git and Mike..

Thats not like the team, Jouko - sorry to hear you have having grief.. hope it does get sorted Smile.

LOL I thought just that, Git - just about saved me selling my soul for a 50D.... Grin

The rug was beside me Mike - I had just stopped him from rearranging the sand and he was digging away to my left somewhere!
Smile
MalcolmS Plus
15 1.2k 13 England
14 Sep 2009 5:57PM
Nice one Jeanie, congrats. on the awards, well deserved.

Malcolm
martin.w Plus
18 598 23 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 7:24PM
Many, many congrats on the EC Jeanie, well pleased for you! Smile
colin 15 697 5 Scotland
14 Sep 2009 7:50PM
Congrats, Jeanie
elkiebrooks 17 83 5 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 7:52PM
Hope you've managed to come down safely from the ceiling Jeanie. Many congratulations on the POTW, well deserved and muchos happy for you. Enjoy your prize.
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 7:53PM
Cheers Malcolm, Martin and Colin.
Grin
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 7:54PM
Thank you Colin...yes I am just about back firmly on the ground again! Grin
IanFlindt 15 740 21 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 8:39PM
Many, many congratulations, Jeanie. It's a sublime image and worthy indeed of its awards.
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2009 7:02AM
Thank you kind sir .
Smile
Kris_Dutson 17 8.2k 1 England
15 Sep 2009 10:20AM
Nice one octopus wrestler. Wink
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2009 11:00AM
LOL thank you Kris... the octapus is out to pasture, in retirement now... Grin
User_Removed 16 17.9k 8 Norway
15 Sep 2009 1:10PM
Congratulations Jeanie. A very worthy winner of all it's accolades.

(Octopus wrestler!?? The mind boggles!!)

Grin
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2009 2:27PM
hehe.. will keep you guessing, Mike.. thank you Smile.
foxtolbot 11 8 3 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2009 6:35PM
stunning image.
James
MarkT 15 119 2 England
15 Sep 2009 7:46PM
Congrats Jeanie - it'a a beauty!

Mark.
stevieb 16 3.0k 2 Panama
15 Sep 2009 8:35PM
I'll bet poor old Anthony is a bit cheesed off. He's been setting root to that spot for years, firing off thousands of shots, no doubt worn a few sensors out in the process, and then along pops Jeanie, fires off a single shot, no filters, no tripod, doesn't even get her boots wet, and BINGO! a POTW. Well done Jeanie, best give Anthony some tips. Grin LOL!
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2009 10:10PM
Cheers James, Mark and Stevie..

Hahaha Stevie - he will kick himself - it was his suggestion to go down there earlier and get that angle - I just returned to the same spot after the sun had set.. Smile

Jeanie
stevie 16 1.2k 2 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2009 7:09AM
POTW - this is going to look wonderful on canvas!
kitsch 14 439 4 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2009 12:21PM
ooooh! congrats Jeanie, fabulous shot!
sorry i'm late lol
rowarrior 12 4.4k 9 Scotland
16 Sep 2009 5:53PM
Hmm, I'm sure mr scholey said the conditions were cr*p too, oh well, he obviously doesn't have your talent Wink
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2009 8:20PM
Thanks Steve, Jo and Katy..

Mr Scholey was too busy chatting Katy Wink

Jeanie
dmhuynh72 12 44 3 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2009 8:51AM
congratulations jeanie, well deserved with all the awards.
regards
Yung
petra16 14 169 Scotland
17 Sep 2009 7:54PM
Congrats Jeanie crackin shot
18 Sep 2009 1:57AM
WOW, full house well done Jeanie......
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2009 5:56AM
Cheers Yung, Petra and Colin.
Grin
EG Plus
11 24 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2009 11:01AM
I work near here and this makes me want to photograph the lighthouse. Fantastic shot love the central positioning really works.
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2009 7:28PM
Thanks Edward. You should get out there if you are so close.. I would be there more often if I could.
Smile
Stenno 13 11 England
21 Sep 2009 12:24AM
Saw this on the front page as i logged in and just had to take a closer look...Amazing!!

Geoff
garymcparland 13 343 3 United Kingdom
22 Sep 2009 12:02PM
Only just noticed that this made POTW dont know how i missed it. Many congratulations Jeanie Smile

Gary
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
22 Sep 2009 3:06PM
Thanks Geoff and Gary
Grin
albinoni 12 6 1 United Kingdom
23 Sep 2009 7:48PM
Fantastic shot Jeannie.
Andy
Goggz 13 2.3k 72 Wales
23 Sep 2009 9:49PM
A Royal Flush m'dear!
Big pat on the back from me Smile
Well done chook!
Cheers, Goggz
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
24 Sep 2009 7:09AM
Thank you Andy and Pete..
and Thank you also, Pete, for your award Smile

Jeanie
Neil_Higgins 14 35 3 England
28 Sep 2009 4:34PM
Beautiful and deserves all them awards, well done.
Mari 16 1.8k United Kingdom
2 Oct 2009 10:17PM
ooh I missed this one Jeanie, thats what happens when you dont have the net for a while! very well done - a gorgeous image

Mari
User_Removed 13 31 2 England
21 Nov 2009 11:38PM
what can I say, its a great picture.
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
22 Nov 2009 8:11AM
Thanks Neil, Mari and Keith.

Jeanie
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jonah794 11 1.7k 11 United Kingdom
1 Dec 2009 9:28PM
Wow Jeanie! Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful!
I remember when I saw this as POTW a few weeks back - I used this same picture to show other people what the standard of photography is like on this site. They really liked it (as do I of course Wink)

Jonah
MHart 9 4 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2010 12:15AM
wow, what a great shot. love the rippled effect of the sand.
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2010 7:17AM
Thank you Jonah and Mandy.

Jonah I am somewhat late in saying thank you for such kinds words... forgive me.

Smile

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