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Opportunity

By Dave_Henderson    
Set off to Newbiggin this morning in the hope of a decent dawn which turned out to produce a featureless sky. Took a few shots on the rocks before sunrise and when risen above the horizon decided to have a coffee from the flask enyoying the warmth of the liquid together with the radiance from the bright golden orb, noticed the little group of clouds forming just above it then got back behind the camera and waited until the right moment to open the shutter.



Thanks to Dave for the GUA, and to everyone who took time to look, vote and comment.

Tags: Northumberland Seascape Sunrise Dawn Landscape and travel Newbiggin

Voters: Alan_Baseley, BillyGoatGruff, Imagephotographics and 59 more

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Comments


28 Jul 2011 8:13AM
Wonderful image Dave

Chris

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Beautiful. Well worth the wait. Grin
Devon_Wild 5 8 1 England
28 Jul 2011 8:33AM
Very nice image .....Rob
Richsr Plus
9 90 222 England
28 Jul 2011 8:47AM
Well worth the wait Dave, good foreground interests too.
Regards Richard
28 Jul 2011 9:01AM
Another stunning seascape shot.
Dave
mondmagu 6 74 Ireland
28 Jul 2011 9:31AM
Great timing Dave,lovely detailed,colourful shot.

Des
28 Jul 2011 9:50AM
beautiful visual......lovely light, colours & slow shutter wave action
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
28 Jul 2011 12:37PM
Excellent! Light is beautiful!
derekhansen Plus
7 210 24 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2011 1:13PM
Lovely detail in the rocks and well captured water movement. Did I mention the colour? Beautiful.
Derek
28 Jul 2011 2:21PM
Love that little cloud in front of the sun. Stunning................Sandy
Chant57 Plus
10 395 3 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2011 4:13PM
Your Patience was suitably rewarded Dave. Excellent timing.
C
Georden 5 11 England
28 Jul 2011 6:50PM
Lovely shot - one for the wall!

George
Eviscera 10 1.1k 149 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2011 6:51PM
Thats a real nice exposure Dave .

What lifts this from the crowd is how you held the sun back with your patience and didn't end up with a big blobby starbust of light from the big ap.

Nice harmonies in the pastels as well !
bricurtis Plus
11 2.0k 49 England
29 Jul 2011 9:11AM
You just need to sort that horizon out - it's falling away to the RH side.!!
29 Jul 2011 2:31PM
Stunning image,great capture Smile
Mike
Mynett 8 142 6 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2011 4:31PM
quality...... congrats on the award very well deserved

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