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The Way Down

By BillyGoatGruff  
As my last upload did so well (lol), I thought I'd put another nail in my coffin by uploading another mono shot, no doubt destined for digital oblivion. Wink
This is Three Cliffs Bay on the Gower Peninsula, South Wales.
It's actually a resized jpeg of a resized jpeg, as all my original RAWS and tiffs are still, so far, irredeemably unaccessible on my broken back-up drive: what a bore :-(

Manual blend of three exposures to try and cope with the gigantic DR (taken into the sun), and then channel mixer and selective contrast tweaks and finally converted to quadtone and cropped for composition.

Hope you like it (which , somehow, I doubt), and thanks for stopping by to have a look.

Cheers and have good w/e.
Bill
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Tags: Wales White Black Cliffs Beach And Bay Sea Coast Gower Black and white Three Landscape and travel

Voters: nickyv32, pmorgan, Steve_S and 24 more


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Comments


Steve_S Plus
11 180 3 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2008 9:15AM
Nice B/W.
Steve

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pmorgan Plus
10 217 13 England
1 Feb 2008 9:17AM
Excellent mono work Bill!

Played a bit of a "click" catch-up with your PF today.

Rgds
Paul
britishlandscapes Junior Member 9 13
1 Feb 2008 10:43AM
Amazing clarity and good composition

Derek
chesh Plus
12 45 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2008 10:43AM
Great shot of a beautiful place.
Dave
Gorgeous lighting. It's so serene...*insanely jealous* Tongue

Pat
1 Feb 2008 12:50PM
Lovely landscape
glyndwr Plus
9 66 10 Wales
1 Feb 2008 2:27PM
No matter what, there are some lovely tones in this.
Great image.

Robert
SKavanagh Plus
9 312 5 England
1 Feb 2008 7:20PM
Excellent shot well captured
Steve
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2008 10:05PM
Beautiful mono shot
Just love the curves of the water leading out into the sea
Great composition
Helen
Nigel_95 Plus
10 260 2 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2008 11:51PM
I like the way you are drawn through the image, and the light on the water. I hope you are able to recover your images.

Nigel
4 Feb 2008 8:32AM
Many thanks everyone for your comments and votes.
This is certainly one of my own favourites.
Cheers,
Bill
mattw Plus
13 5.2k 10 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2008 1:39PM
Nice one Bill. The B+W conversion works well, and I do like the foreground detail. Keeping the sky to a minimum was probbly the right decision too.
stano Plus
11 1 Ireland
6 Feb 2008 8:22PM
Love the lead in from the grass through the beach and on to the sea excellent b&w

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