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Footprints and Sandbags.

By Buffalo_Tom
Holidays again folks.This is the second tree located on the hotel beach area.Taken about 10mins after the sunrise.Liked the shadow and footprints and what is left of some sand bags used for what I don't know.
Enjoy your Sunday and it looks like it is going to be nice today.

Thanks for having a look and large is best.

Tags: Holidays General Sand Digitally manipulated Footprints Landscape and travel Toms photo 613tree Sandbags left on the beach

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nickyv32 Plus
10 135 England
27 Jul 2008 7:17AM
What a super shot, great light, detail and colours, wonderful shot to start my day at work.


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VIKI 11 18 1 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2008 7:21AM
Fabulous colours etc. I love it. You have a nice day too.
cjl47 10 4 3 England
27 Jul 2008 7:31AM
An absolutely superb shot. Lovely light, lead in, exact positioning.
If you don't get another Editors choice theres no justice.
chase 12 1.1k 246 England
27 Jul 2008 7:32AM
I likethe long shadows across the sand,works well as a lead in & contributes to the fg interest.You positioned yourself well to shoot into the sun,the tree has made a nice silhouette against the sky.
I think the horizon may be off a couple of degrees but it could just be my varifocals playing up !
Buffalo_Tom 11 2.3k 9 Wales
27 Jul 2008 7:35AM
Yes Janet it is slightly out,Thanks for that but now that it hs been commented on it will stay on.
dwarf 10 52 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2008 7:38AM
lovely image dorothy
Bob_V 10 1 2 United States
27 Jul 2008 7:51AM
Such marvelous color and so well composed Tom.
Barbaraj 11 450 England
27 Jul 2008 8:02AM
A stunning scene and interesting.
jaktis 14 84 Sweden
27 Jul 2008 8:03AM
A good use of the tree and the footprints are great

imander 11 388 7 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2008 8:04AM
cracking shot, it just looks so idilic, peaceful,tranquill, and beautyful, well done
Great light and colour, the bags I'm not so sure about, I would have taken them out.

MRSbiscuit60 10 224 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2008 8:09AM
Very nice, I'm a sucker for sunrise and sunset.Great picture. Trish.
piccy 11 8 Wales
27 Jul 2008 8:12AM
Lovely colour in the sky and beach, strange places these trees grow.
KangaGal 9 66 Australia
27 Jul 2008 8:32AM
Very romantic light and mood.
fatherpie 9 18 12 England
27 Jul 2008 8:34AM
Nicely done Sir. Flare could have been a problem I guess but you were up to the challenge!
ATHERTON 10 1 1 England
27 Jul 2008 8:48AM
Silverzone 10 2 England
27 Jul 2008 8:54AM
Superb image. Sylvia
Buffalo_Tom 11 2.3k 9 Wales
27 Jul 2008 8:56AM
I thought about taking the bags out Doug but it would have spoiled my creative they stayed.Thank you for the feedback.
Paddy 15 254 8 England
27 Jul 2008 9:00AM
very beautiful, nice to remember, holidays go so quick SmileP
sunshot 13 24 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2008 9:15AM
you've certainly got into sunsets / sunrises Tom, this is one awesome shot, very well composed
brilliant well done

MickyMc 10 8 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2008 9:16AM
Fabulous sky and great capture of the sand
Buffalo_Tom 11 2.3k 9 Wales
27 Jul 2008 9:22AM
Late and early are the best times of the day and yes I do like sunrises and sunsets.Each one is a different challenge and it is so rewarding being out there with nature.
phil_j 11 134 4 England
27 Jul 2008 9:30AM
Another up to your usual high standard Tom.

Baronred 9 2 Australia
27 Jul 2008 9:33AM
Excellent shot....Like the title also..
Rende 11 38 4 Netherlands
27 Jul 2008 9:37AM
Stunning shot; great light and colours!
photophantom 10 108 3 Philippines
27 Jul 2008 9:41AM
Dramatic shape of the tree silhouette. Great work Tom
Dee73 9 England
27 Jul 2008 9:48AM
fantastic shot, love all the colours, nice work.
goso 11 2 1 Australia
27 Jul 2008 10:04AM
Impressive image Tom.........Bill
GrahamNobles 10 9 4 England
27 Jul 2008 10:09AM
Like the gradient light in the sky.
lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
27 Jul 2008 10:27AM
Well composed with your standard great colours
woolybill1 Plus
11 23 72 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2008 10:33AM
Love the combination of cool and warm tones, and the contre-jour of course. I'll pretend that the sandbags are rocks.
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1918 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2008 10:44AM
Footprints on a beach always hint at mystery. And as for how w tree survives in such an environment...! Intriguing shot, lots of questions ununswered.
whiteswan01 10 13 England
27 Jul 2008 10:45AM
great shot nice lighting and tones
27 Jul 2008 11:47AM
Superb Tom..... love it, great colour compostion and love that shadow

ericfaragh Plus
14 149 4 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2008 12:09PM
Good placement, nice exposure.
dmhuynh72 10 44 3 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2008 1:13PM
wow, really stunning
hellsbells8868 9 151 2 Wales
27 Jul 2008 1:37PM
This is beautiful, i love looking at all the other things that are going on in this image as well as the main part...Fab.
paulb20 Plus
11 12 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2008 3:12PM
The tree looks really good set against the early sun rise, creates a nice shadow too. Wonderful shot Tom.
Chant57 Plus
12 395 3 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2008 3:16PM
Great sky, a well handled shot Tom, love the long shadow and the sense of texture in the immediate foreground sand, the colours are good too.
( slight tweak to the horizon would make it perfect)
Alan_Coles 12 178 11 Wales
27 Jul 2008 4:21PM
Fantastic colour and such an unusual thing to see a tree like that so close to the sea. Brilliant picture Tom and I look forward to meeting up some time.
JouŠo 14 56 Finland
27 Jul 2008 4:22PM
fab sky....

Eviscera 11 1.1k 149 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2008 5:42PM
great tom , and yes real unusual to see awhole tree this close to salt water. a couple of props and this is travel brochure material !


glyndwr 10 66 10 Wales
27 Jul 2008 5:44PM
Superb image Tom.

MalcolmS Plus
12 1.2k 13 England
27 Jul 2008 6:14PM
Great light well controlled Tom

ChristineL 13 39 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2008 6:23PM
so well seen, a great exposure, love the colours too,
LesF 11 182 9
27 Jul 2008 6:37PM
First you found the boat and now the tree, what more can be said Tom everybody has said it and I for one agree with them all.

Wooly 12 112 4 England
27 Jul 2008 6:50PM
Excellent Tom, well deserving of all its attention.

exposure Plus
13 5.7k England
27 Jul 2008 6:59PM
Beautiful tones Tom lovely sun placement light and shadow detail and composition.
27 Jul 2008 7:21PM
Really beautiful Tom...

Nikki !
Hop-A-Long 11 52 1 England
27 Jul 2008 7:32PM
Superb shot. Fabulous light.
Buffalo_Tom 11 2.3k 9 Wales
27 Jul 2008 8:00PM
I have put right the original Chant.Looks better.Thanks for the comment and thanks to all for the support.
steviehutch 11 18 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2008 8:36PM
sheer magic, love that comp and colours tom.........steve
FeatherFriend 10 38 217 England
27 Jul 2008 9:49PM
So beautiful in every way Tom, glad to make it 100.
dawnmichelle 10 12 United States
27 Jul 2008 10:49PM
WOW stunning shot
John_Horner 12 12 2 England
27 Jul 2008 11:05PM
A smashing capture Tom
28 Jul 2008 3:30AM
Even more amazing viewed LARGE. Another fantastic shot, Tom.
faraidoon 9 1 Afghanistan
28 Jul 2008 7:42AM
Toffee, This is really brilliant peace of work, i really like the comp and the lightings, A candid post card for sure.

ovi 14 11 1 Romania
28 Jul 2008 4:28PM
Excellent thought!The centered subject works very well on these circumstances.
Great one!
Mari 14 1.8k United Kingdom
28 Jul 2008 9:38PM
Love it Tom, fantastic light - and what a tree! The HC will never seem quite the same i'm sure!

Dotrob 12 Wales
29 Jul 2008 10:25PM
So beautiful, super light, colours and sky.
29 Jul 2008 10:26PM
Brilliant shot - fantastic colours - your portflio is great, just been checking out your pictures. Tracey
bombebit 10 22 Denmark
30 Jul 2008 5:25PM
lovely shot.. your pf is amazing..
BrianSS 11 400 39 England
1 Aug 2008 10:52AM
What an absolutely superb shot !

It just goes to show that rules can be broken when done correctly. Horizon in the centre & tree in the centre too.

3 Aug 2008 8:07AM
Superb capture....
pascalg Plus
10 37 France
4 Aug 2008 7:52AM
this is beautiful...
5 Aug 2008 3:39PM
WOW.... helen xx
tsmith 9 England
6 Aug 2008 4:39PM
This is gorgeous - well done. Tracy
Meike 9 Australia
8 Aug 2008 5:44AM
Wow... Mother Nature is the greatest Smile wonderful shot..
steve_r 10 England
13 Nov 2008 6:53PM
GREAT SHOT. Great Image, love this top marks.
Regards Steve.

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