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Coming through in waves

By Mari    
It was blowing a gale at Porthcawl yesterday afternoon!

This is more or less as taken from the camera just processed in lightroom from RAW and contrast tweak, oh and a few dust spots removed, hope I got em all.

Tags: Wales Lighthouse Porthcawl Rough sea Landscape and travel

Voters: Rob_Taylor, john short, Guillaume and 124 more

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Comments


24 Nov 2008 11:13PM
love the light and the movement in the water

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Rob_Taylor Plus
13 661 5 Wales
24 Nov 2008 11:14PM
Looking a bit choppy!! Great shot Mari

Rob
24 Nov 2008 11:20PM
Great shot,wouldn't like to be out in that though!
ashley Plus
14 167 1 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2008 11:22PM
nice capture & light on the water

well done

Ash
Very powerfull image, well taken
oll1e Plus
10 57 2 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2008 11:32PM
love the movement ,great capture
~ollie~
Fantastic shot love the sea wish I was there
fantastic shot
Hoffy Plus
13 262 16 England
24 Nov 2008 11:48PM
Well its WOW.
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
24 Nov 2008 11:55PM
Wicked sea you have captured-- wonderful light, -- spectacular image!
Jennnn
KathyW Plus
14 1.8k 12 Norfolk Island
24 Nov 2008 11:58PM
Wow! very dramatic!
I love those waves
cantona43 Plus
12 925 4 England
25 Nov 2008 12:04AM
wonderful well timed shot that is one rough sea
Neil
bfgstew Plus
11 668 105 England
25 Nov 2008 12:07AM
Brrrrrrrrrrrrrr, can feel that wind cutting right through me!
Very dramatic, super shot.
Stewart
The sunlight has illuminated this wave as it whips over and throws spume into the sky towards the old light. A magnificent seascape Mari, just wonderful light.

Dougie
rontear Plus
14 8 8 England
25 Nov 2008 7:05AM
Stormy weather, appropiate image Mari.Timed to perfection. Ron.
Buffalo_Tom Plus
11 2.3k 9 Wales
25 Nov 2008 7:17AM
Beautiful light and very dramatic Mari.Terrific shot.Hope you didn't get wet because you couldn't have been far from the waves in that position.
Tom.
A great capture

PAul
jkcuddihy Plus
13 72 1 Ireland
25 Nov 2008 8:06AM
Powerful image, Mari. And not a single dust bunny to be found!
Briwooly Plus
12 452 5 England
25 Nov 2008 8:12AM
Mari this is brilliant what power got to be my shot of the week

Brian.................................................
25 Nov 2008 8:24AM
Wow Mari what a fantastic capture, so stunning it gets my award

Dave
POOCHIE Plus
11 21 6 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2008 8:33AM
Cracking shot Mari this is one of those images that would stand a bucket load of special paint effect as a print possibly? sorry just thinking out loud " wish I'd painted it " hope your well.

Pooch.
A terrific shot,well captured.
Dave
Mari Plus
14 1.8k United Kingdom
25 Nov 2008 9:12AM
Thanks everyone, and for the awards Dave and Brian Smile

Yes Pooch, I think I might have a go at that, see what I can do, i'm fine thanks

Mari
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1855 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2008 9:14AM
That's power - raw, unstoppable power. Beautiful timing, I like the way this captures the previous wave rebounding in the lower part of the frame.
Moira
WelshKiwi Plus
10 3.2k 2 Wales
25 Nov 2008 9:19AM
This'll do me nicely Smile

Nice and Dramatic Mari. I love lighthouses too Smile

Lee Smile
MalcolmM Plus
12 844 5 Scotland
25 Nov 2008 9:22AM
Superb seascape.
SlowSong Plus
9 7.2k 30 England
25 Nov 2008 10:19AM
You've caught the wave brilliantly. Great sea, full of detail.
Chris
IanFlindt Plus
13 740 21 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2008 10:28AM
Perfect timing. A perfect storm. A perfect image.
Mike_Smith Plus
10 459 1 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2008 1:17PM
Powerful sea great picture
JouŠo Plus
13 56 Finland
25 Nov 2008 2:51PM
SUPERB Mari!

I´m feeling small......

jouko
25 Nov 2008 4:14PM
Super capture. beautiful light. Powerful image. Sylvia
Boyd Plus
14 11.2k 11 Wales
25 Nov 2008 5:17PM
I'm surprised that you didn't wave to me as I swam around the harbour wall.
I wonder if the rubber ring makes it difficult to recognise me?
lonely_oryx Plus
10 61 55 England
25 Nov 2008 5:59PM
Superb capture
joko Plus
13 1 Bulgaria
25 Nov 2008 6:55PM
Superb image!
Well times and caught. Superb! JNC
Nigel_95 Plus
11 262 2 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2008 7:55PM
Fantastic shot Mari.

Nigel
v8dunc Plus
10 333 4 Scotland
25 Nov 2008 11:39PM
Smile Smile Smile

Duncan
28 Nov 2008 8:17PM
What a nice image to have in your portfolio
Mavis Plus
15 143 2 England
29 Nov 2008 9:10PM
Stupendos wave Mari. Well captured a most envigorating image . Looks like you were enjoying yourself xx
User_Removed 14 17.9k 8 Norway
7 Dec 2008 6:22PM
Just 'found' your PF Mari... So many wonderful images. My Compliments.
12 Dec 2008 7:56PM
Absolutely stunning!!!
Mari Plus
14 1.8k United Kingdom
13 Dec 2008 11:26AM
Thanks everyone Smile
16 Dec 2008 5:37PM
what a lashing! what an image!
Goggz Plus
10 2.3k 72 Wales
16 Dec 2008 11:48PM

Quote:a few dust spots removed, hope I got em all.
Knowing the way you treat your gear, I doubt it Tongue

Nice timing Mari!
Cheers, Goggz
redmist Plus
12 11 United Kingdom
27 Dec 2008 3:37AM
Hi M.. a truly first class exciting composition and the perfect dramatic wave to compliment it... not the day to roll up one's trouser legs and go for a paddle there, unless you of course you are named Arnie or Jeann Claud Van Damm I've Got My Feet Wet'!! Smile Must get there with the lesser of my 2 shrimping nets. God knows what's marine life is lying on that prom worth cooking for tea. well done you !
TTFN
Redmist
Superb 'action' shot of the sea....Jonathan
WOW WOW WOW!!

Carsten
super

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