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By pmorgan  
Went back to this cracking location again yesterday, but wasn't so lucky with the tide. So here's an archive shot that I haven't posted before.

Huge thanks for all the support of late, it is very much appreciated!

Rgds
Paul

Tags: Sunset Rocks Waves Seascape Mood Landscape and travel Rame head South east cornwall Dark light

Voters: andy210966, wasper, paulett and 174 more

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andy210966 9 4 119 Wales
10 Jan 2011 12:35PM
Stonking image!!

Andy

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paulett 7 19 United Kingdom
10 Jan 2011 12:37PM
beautiful.
10 Jan 2011 12:39PM
Fabulous image Paul - love that water pouring over those rocks

Chris
fraser 12 631 14 Scotland
10 Jan 2011 12:50PM
Heavy and brooding seascape. Something to aspire to.
Fraser
BillyGoatGruff 9 191 199 England
10 Jan 2011 12:56PM
Look, Paul, if you keep knocking my socks off you are going to have to get me several new pairs, or at least some kind of Immunity from Injury by Images! Wink

Absolutely fabulous!
It may have even knocked your last image off the top spot on my shorlist!

Cheers
Bill
derekhansen Plus
8 210 24 United Kingdom
10 Jan 2011 12:57PM
Superb composition ( no surprise there )
You have captured a dark and moody atmosphere but balanced the exposure well retaining colour and detail.
Nice job Paul.
Derek
10 Jan 2011 1:04PM
amazing image paul,

very moody and dark..
Platchet 9 5 8 Wales
10 Jan 2011 1:13PM
Wonderful image. The foreground is particularly stunning and the water movement gives loads of impact.
Gazza
Carrie_1 6 2 6 Wales
10 Jan 2011 1:17PM
Stunning image.
Caroline
Biz79 7 2 Scotland
10 Jan 2011 1:26PM
I really like this. Awesome.

Mark
10 Jan 2011 1:28PM
A corker.

Dave
Kenfromsot 8 57 United Kingdom
10 Jan 2011 1:38PM
Wonderful light and the detail and sharpness in those rocks.

Ken
saeidNL 7 3 Netherlands
10 Jan 2011 1:42PM
What Amazing and wonderful capture ,love the light and colour in this shot,very well taken and presented,
saeid
CanonBenny 7 15 United Kingdom
10 Jan 2011 1:54PM
Another fantastic image from you Paul.

Regards

Bruce
Sezz Plus
11 617 15 England
10 Jan 2011 2:01PM
Wow this is so full of drama Paul - award winning for sure Smile

Sarah *
Ian-Munro 9 200 15 Wales
10 Jan 2011 2:06PM
Lookout here comes the awards! Wink
DarylH 6 42 United Kingdom
10 Jan 2011 2:35PM
Yet another top drawer image.

I was at Sharrow Point yesterday without much success. Try again tuesday weather permitting

Rgds
Daryl
JackieB 6 18 3 United Kingdom
10 Jan 2011 3:09PM
Fantastic capture.....very well done

Jackie
CHRISB911 10 54 1
10 Jan 2011 4:22PM
another cracker from the master of the rame peninsula
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
10 Jan 2011 6:13PM
magical Wink
andy
colin63 8 6 England
10 Jan 2011 7:02PM
superb image Paul

colin
andy_AHG 7 106 6 United Kingdom
10 Jan 2011 7:07PM
Fantastic dramatic image. Exemplary photography.

Andy
10 Jan 2011 7:23PM
Wonderful light on those rocks. A truly striking image.
Alun
Nick_w Plus
9 4.3k 99 England
10 Jan 2011 8:43PM
A wonderfull image, great light and it goes without saying first class processing. I like the use of the central composition - unusual but works for strong compositions IMHO
bayliner185 9 16 1 Northern Ireland
10 Jan 2011 8:44PM
Great image from a fantastic location Paul.

JIm
RobboB Plus
10 118 United Kingdom
10 Jan 2011 9:24PM
I must pay this place a visit. Excellent
Bee76 Plus
6 17 England
10 Jan 2011 9:35PM
What a cracker. Definitely something to aspire to for us newbies.

Kind Regards,
Barney
pmorgan 10 217 13 England
10 Jan 2011 10:06PM
Thank you all for the kind words and votes!

Special thanks to Daryl for the UA and to Nick for the generous GEA!

Rgds
Paul
10 Jan 2011 10:46PM
AMAZING SCAPE WELL DONE
IanFlindt 12 740 21 United Kingdom
10 Jan 2011 11:04PM
What a fabulous image, Paul. I love the positioning of the rock in the parting of the clouds, while the foreground is spell-binding in its quality and detail.
A once in a lifetime image Paul, highest quality my friend. Hat's off to this one.

Dougie
Phil_Restan 11 280 9 Scotland
11 Jan 2011 9:40AM
One of the best images I have seen on Epz for some time, you've outdone yourself with this one Paul

Phil
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2011 12:37PM
Really wow Paul.
regards
Yung
pmorgan 10 217 13 England
11 Jan 2011 5:33PM
Thanks everyone!

Cheers for the UA's Phil and Dougie - very generous of you two! Smile

Rgds
Paul
pmorgan 10 217 13 England
12 Jan 2011 8:46AM
Cheers Pete!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Smile
12 Jan 2011 10:59AM
Wonderful image.
Pete Plus
15 18.8k 96 England
12 Jan 2011 12:22PM

Quote:What a cracker. Definitely something to aspire to for us newbies.

Newbies? lol I think even many of the pros out there would be quaking in their boots if they saw this! An outstanding photograph from a modest chap.

This is possibly my favourite all time landscape pic. The balance of elements, lead in lines, tonal range, movement, drama, atmosphere all come together like symphonic orchestra to deliver a breathtakingly beautiful image. Did I say I liked it? Wink

It's one that I'd like to click on the large to see a superduper large. so I can enjoy the detail in the foreground rocks and trapped reflecting water and then stroll over to the centre point of cascading falls to enjoy the movement and finally take in the golden and dramatic skyline.

It might be an idea to tone down the orange reflection centre. It's an exquisite extra, but does just draw the eye. Don't knock it back too much it needs to be alive, but just slightly less dominance in the balance. One or two notches lower on the orchestra volume.
pmorgan 10 217 13 England
12 Jan 2011 12:50PM

Quote:It might be an idea to tone down the orange reflection centre. It's an exquisite extra, but does just draw the eye. Don't knock it back too much it needs to be alive, but just slightly less dominance in the balance. One or two notches lower on the orchestra volume.


I'll make sure that I sort this out when/if I print it.

Cheers for the kind words Pete!!!!!

Rgds
Paul
JouŠo 12 56 Finland
12 Jan 2011 4:48PM
the large version is breathtaking!

Jouko
Codiac 10 333 3 Northern Ireland
12 Jan 2011 5:00PM
Glad you put a link back to this from your latest shot as i might have missed it. Amazing Paul, well done on the awards and you can add mine too Smile

Gary
pmorgan 10 217 13 England
12 Jan 2011 5:24PM
Cheers Jouko!

Thanks for the generous award Gary - means a lot coming from you! Smile

Rgds
Paul
IanFlindt 12 740 21 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2011 10:53PM
Many congrats on all the awards, Paul - one of your best, and one of the best.
15 Jan 2011 1:22PM
What a stunning portfolio! Congratulations on all the awards that you have. A true inspiration. :0)
pmorgan 10 217 13 England
17 Jan 2011 8:31AM
Now there's a lovely start to the week!!!!

Better make sure that orange refelction is right for the canvas eh Pete Smile

Cheers everyone!

Rgds
Paul
Ian-Munro 9 200 15 Wales
17 Jan 2011 9:15AM
Congrats on POTW mate its well deserved and I must say you have raised the bar again of late. Not just this shot but the others as well so please keep em coming.

ATB

Ian
yaco 5 Ireland
17 Jan 2011 9:59AM
cracking capture.congradulations........ger
MrGoatsmilk 8 1.5k England
17 Jan 2011 9:59AM
Love looking at this, my eyes just follow all those lines in, even the water crashing over the edges of the rock are spot on.
andmolliethedog 11 120 11 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2011 10:32AM
This has it all and I sgree with everything that has been said about it....If you cannot make a few bob selling this to an agency or direct to a photography book ..nobody can its brilliant,
LesF 10 182 9
17 Jan 2011 10:51AM
Stunning, simple as. Many congratulations Paul on all the deserved awards and POTW too

LesF
MarkT 12 119 2 England
17 Jan 2011 1:36PM
Well done Paul - superb work!

Mark.
oll1e Plus
9 57 2 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2011 1:53PM
Sorry Paul ,been meaning to catch up but as usual things get in the way .
I think its already been said but this is a piece of art.The way the foreground rocks all seem to face towards the main rock is uncanny .Perfect timing as the wave washes over and then topped by that sky with light pouring through,its the bizzSmile
Coleslaw 11 13.4k 28 Wales
17 Jan 2011 2:43PM
Congrats on the POTW, Paul. Well deserved.
woodrow 9 153 Scotland
17 Jan 2011 3:02PM
the awards and clicks say it all

top stuff Paul

Paul
JouŠo 12 56 Finland
17 Jan 2011 4:21PM
hope you´re not running out of walls Wink

Congrats on the POTW, Paul!
You´re the king of seascapes!

Jouko
mark545 5 1 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2011 5:16PM
superb shoot love the sky & the way you caught the sea
User_Removed 10 11 11 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2011 6:03PM
Jaw droppingly stunning!

Chris C
ColouredImages 12 47 35 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2011 6:10PM
How the heck did I miss this one Paul?
* UA's, GEA, EC and POTW....now that's just being greedy Wink

Well worthy of all the accolades
Mike
pmorgan 10 217 13 England
17 Jan 2011 6:36PM
Thanks you all for the kind words!!! Smile

Rgds
Paul
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2011 9:00PM
You're on a roll at the moment Paul, and keep it rolling. Deserved all the awards.

regards
Yung
chris-p Plus
11 65 England
17 Jan 2011 9:22PM
Ditto with Yung..
pmorgan 10 217 13 England
17 Jan 2011 9:26PM
And another one! - cheers Chris - much obliged!!!!

Rgds
Paul
BillyGoatGruff 9 191 199 England
17 Jan 2011 10:09PM
Had to be, Paul!
Congrats on all the others, especially POTW - I wasn't surprised Smile

Bill
IanFlindt 12 740 21 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2011 11:00PM
Many congratulations on PotW, Paul.
17 Jan 2011 11:04PM
Don't like it, think its rubbish...

no.. Just kidding, amazing photo, and almost makes me want to give up! Wink

I may have missed it somewhere, but is this picture 'as shot' or have you processed it? I'd like to know how/what.

Many thanks for sharing!
David.
pmorgan 10 217 13 England
17 Jan 2011 11:17PM
Thanks for the badge Bill - honoured!

Thank you for all the kind words of late Ian Smile

Hi David, it was shot in RAW, so it was necessary to process the image to bring it "back to life" I have posted techniques on the forum in the past. You also may find some ideas on my site.

Rgds
Paul
18 Jan 2011 12:02PM
Spectacular image! Very well done.
-Sindre
Landlord 9 25 1 Scotland
18 Jan 2011 12:52PM
wow.

enough said.
18 Jan 2011 8:01PM

Quote:Wow.

enough said.


I would double that.
WOW WOW!!!!!!!
Words fail me.
pmorgan 10 217 13 England
18 Jan 2011 8:08PM
Thanks again guys!

Rgds
Paul
Bonico 6 Romania
18 Jan 2011 8:15PM
Wonderful photo!
Bogdan
18 Jan 2011 9:56PM
Superb !!
Stenno 9 11 England
19 Jan 2011 1:03AM
It looks 'other worldly'...absolutely stunning work!

Congrats on the POTW too

Geoff
Phil_Restan 11 280 9 Scotland
20 Jan 2011 3:45PM
Congrats on POTW Paul, very well deserved, I'm not a bit surprised
Regards
Phil
Ridgeway 10 222 2 Ireland
20 Jan 2011 11:09PM
What a fantastic shot,so dramatic,I'm half expecting to hear the waves.
An to think I had a lovely seascape until I saw this ,lol
Ah something to aim for,,
Stunning,

Aidan,,
gajewski Plus
12 10 9 United States
21 Jan 2011 12:53AM
Fantastic shot.
Goggz 9 2.3k 72 Wales
24 Feb 2011 6:14PM
Well, I'm amazed you never got an HC for this Paul...

it would have completed a full rack! Wink

It's an outstanding image. Well done!
Cheers, Goggz
hasu 8 8 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2011 11:24PM
Fantastic image in deed! beautiful colours and over flowing water flow.
DonMc 8 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2011 11:26AM
Truly amazing, regards Don
15 Mar 2011 5:42AM
wonderful image
best regards
This is beautiful!
My little brother loves it too!
ianrobinson 7 1.2k 8 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2011 11:42PM
amazing shot everything is there for that almost perfect image.
Love the whiteness of the water, the colours are dreamy too.
phedro 5 2 1 United Kingdom
20 Apr 2011 2:29PM
wow - this is an old image but it still deserves praise - fantastic!
31 Jul 2011 1:37PM
Beautiful capture!

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