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Rhossili Beach

By AnthonyR
iso 100Raw, f22 1/3 sec @12mm, Polarising filter used.

Taken from the path leading to Worms Head a few days ago. Only one or two people had ventured down to the beach, no doubt because even though the sun was shining it was as cold and windy as a winters day. After taking a couple of shots I was glad to get back to the shelter of the car.

Tags: Wales Beach Gower Rhossili Landscape and travel

Voters: SandraKay, tmann, 13snaphappy and 14 more

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SandraKay Plus
10 233 4 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2007 5:59PM
Love the effect of that sweeping sandy bay topped by the cloudy sky.

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tmann 12 4 2 United States
21 Aug 2007 5:59PM
Stunning setting captured, great sky/clouds and seashore!
AnthonyR 11 5 Wales
21 Aug 2007 6:05PM
Thanks Sandra and Mich.

13snaphappy Junior Member 11 1 England
21 Aug 2007 6:06PM
Thought I recognised this location from the thumbnail! Isn't it the most STUNNING part of the world for photography? If this were mine, I might take a bit off the green base - and I would have been inclined to wait for that cloud shadow to push off! Still like it, though!
AnthonyR 11 5 Wales
21 Aug 2007 6:10PM
Cheers Ann, I must agree with you,thanks for the advice.

glyndwr 10 66 10 Wales
21 Aug 2007 6:54PM
Great composition leading to a very busy sky. Fabulous location, I agree with previous comment, I would crop away some of the foreground. Be careful if you do, don't crop to traditional ratio like 6x4, this IMHO would spoil your photograph. I would suggest you crop off 25% from the bottom.

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fossilized 13 79 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2007 8:07PM
I agree about the cropping but this is a lovely shot of one of my favourite places.
21 Aug 2007 8:35PM
Beautiful image with or without a crop,
21 Aug 2007 8:39PM
Nice one Anthony, I love this place too.
The Sigma 10-20 is a fantastic lens isn't it, takes some getting used to though, it's soooooo wide.
Well done.
AnthonyR 11 5 Wales
21 Aug 2007 9:36PM
You're right there Geoff, it's so wide it's scary.
AnthonyR 11 5 Wales
21 Aug 2007 9:41PM
Many thanks Jean and Fred.
21 Aug 2007 10:54PM
Very nice quality to this, I would agree about losing some grass.

daringdaphne 13 82 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2007 12:07AM
Good composition: lovely lead in round the bay, coupled with a good sky.

AlanBW 11 20 England
23 Aug 2007 8:36AM
This has wonderful depth, colour and perspective - and the sky is superb
robway 12 318 Wales
23 Aug 2007 3:30PM
Excellent viewpoint. I agree about the crop but I like the cloud shadow on the beach.
25 Aug 2007 10:19AM
You've picked up the curve of the beach well Anthony, like the natural colours you've captured, fine image, Adrian
User_Removed 10 485 13 England
18 Sep 2007 6:05PM
beautiful scenic, light and colour saturation here is wonderful

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