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By Boyd
This is the one that killed me.
Not satisfied with shooting from a distance and loathe to change to a longer lens I crept closer to the sea. I'd been keeping an eye on this area for about ten minutes and no big waves had appeared there. Thirty seconds later and nature's formidable widow-maker had claimed another victim.
So here I lay. Dead. At the bottom of the sea. A foolish photographer uploading from Davy Jones' laptop whilst the creatures of the ocean nibble at my ears.
Be careful out there.

Tags: Harbour Sea Storm Wall Close-up and macro Porthcawl Landscape and travel

Voters: Coleslaw, helenlinda, John Giddings and 22 more


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Coleslaw 15 13.4k 28 Wales
12 Mar 2008 9:00AM
No photograph worths your life, mate!
Saying that, it is rather grand!
helenlinda Plus
14 374 22 United Kingdom
12 Mar 2008 9:10AM
It is good, and its OK to suffer for your art, but do take care!!
Helen
luxaeternam 13 21 1
12 Mar 2008 9:36AM
Wow, this is even more impressive than yesterday's.
Smile Lucy
CathyT 15 7.3k 18 United Kingdom
12 Mar 2008 9:45AM
You little adrenalin junkie.....
Bodiewil 13 46 Wales
12 Mar 2008 9:50AM
PSML.... Great work Boyd

Dave
Nigel_95 Plus
15 262 2 United Kingdom
12 Mar 2008 10:11AM
Far too close for comfort. I hope you and the camera are ok.

Nigel
chase Plus
15 2.2k 566 England
12 Mar 2008 11:23AM
I do hope you are fibbin Wink
janet
12 Mar 2008 2:13PM
Wonderful Boyd, nice to have a waterprof camara, well done.

Dougie.
Boyd 17 11.2k 11 Wales
12 Mar 2008 6:55PM
Thanks folks.
PatrickSmith 16 1.2k 2 United States
12 Mar 2008 8:35PM
Ah, now this is more like it! Excellent frozen goodness in every drop ni the big version. You may have to upgrade your avatar now, as it looks a little too peaceful and spring-like. You need something more um... agressive, to fit your new persona as a man of formidable and unstoppable action!

Patrick
Boyd 17 11.2k 11 Wales
12 Mar 2008 10:06PM
I think a gravestone may be appropriate.
phil_24 15 532 2 England
12 Mar 2008 11:22PM
Good photo, just thought it needed more wow. I thought there were quite a few blown out areas so uploaded a pretty radical modification

Phil
Boyd 17 11.2k 11 Wales
13 Mar 2008 7:37AM
Thanks for that Phil, it is rather radical.
BigCol 20 1.8k 1 Scotland
13 Mar 2008 10:39AM
Smile Smile Smile
lobsterboy Plus
17 14.9k 13 United Kingdom
1 Apr 2008 9:34AM
Hope you manage to find your way back from Dave Joness Locker. Brave man.
Chris
Boyd 17 11.2k 11 Wales
2 Apr 2008 7:25PM
I'm slowly drying out.
Smile
stevekhart 15 4.5k 3 United Kingdom
9 Apr 2008 2:13AM
Glad you can speak from the bottom of the ocean!
18 Dec 2008 7:28PM
hi boyd a great place to get fish and chips and a soaking caught a 20 lb cod on the end of the pier ,few years ago though ,got some of a storm not the same one a drab day and no sky , put one up tomorrow ,great shots ,pete from bridgend

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