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SUNSET ESPLANADE

By Imagephotographics
Morning Everyone !

Many thanks for all your comments and clicks on yesterdays (NO MAN FRIDAY) - Very much appreciated as ever.

Here is another taken on Wednesday afternoon on the way home from Jackson's Bay, we decided to stop off as it looked like there was going to be a good sunset. Had about half an hour or so to spare and got chatting to a lovely old couple, could see the light starting to change, and was itching to get away to take some shots. Then the rain came again, so had to go and shelter. Thankfully it stopped just in time, and the sky turned the most wonderful colours and the sunset was glowing on the wet boards - all helped for a nicer shot ! Just wished I'd realized we were going to end up there as I'd have taken a wider angle lens.

Was really a weird day weather wise - amazing I managed to get any type of shots really with the very quickly changing weather conditions.

Well, lets hope things improve soon, even if it's colder, much rather that, than all this wet windy weather.

Hope you all have a good day.

Chris


Tags: General Digitally manipulated Landscape and travel

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Comments


Davesumner 9 28 300 Australia
27 Nov 2009 12:22AM
Superb shot, just love the transition from orange to blue accross the sky. Don't know if you've manipulated it much but I don't care it is stunning.

Dave

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andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2009 12:23AM
what a fantastic sky cracking colours and light wonderful detail a STUNNING! capture chris Wink
andy
27 Nov 2009 12:25AM
Top stuff, the light round the bench makes it for me, really draws your eye. Well done. Chaz.
gary_d Plus
8 576 13 Wales
27 Nov 2009 12:29AM
This is a wonderful shot. - gary
27 Nov 2009 12:30AM

Quote:Superb shot, just love the transition from orange to blue accross the sky. Don't know if you've manipulated it much but I don't care it is stunning.

Dave



Thank you so very much Dave for your User Award - Very much appreciated.

Chris
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2009 12:37AM
Fabulous image, wonderful sky, great pov.

Hugh
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
27 Nov 2009 12:54AM
A really very striking and dramatic image with great symmetry in the lead-in f/g. Wonderful sky colours, Chris.
Ronnie.
Bob_V 8 1 2 United States
27 Nov 2009 12:56AM
So dramatic, such a fabulous sky and wonderful colors.
Bob
27 Nov 2009 1:31AM
Beautiful image. What a wonderful sky, the colour is fabulous........Sandy
Ridgeway 9 222 2 Ireland
27 Nov 2009 1:33AM
Fantastic shot, all to do with timing,
Had the old couple notdelayed you you might have been there and gone,,Lovely shot Chris,that sky is somthing else

Aidan,,
colmar 8 42 35 Scotland
27 Nov 2009 2:52AM
Good Morning Chris ... you have surpassed your own very high standard with this image, great fg detail that draws you in and then the sky awesome !!!! Thanks for sharing this wonderful image Colin
TrevorB 12 12 Canada
27 Nov 2009 5:03AM
Very nice. Is this an HDR image? I've always liked those.
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
27 Nov 2009 5:45AM
Superb

Peter
EAS 6 1 13 Scotland
27 Nov 2009 5:53AM
A striking and dramatic image.

Ann
Dark and moody.

Dougie
27 Nov 2009 6:29AM
A fantastic image, Chris, lovely colours and sky.
Roy
derekhansen Plus
7 210 24 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2009 6:43AM
Moody and dramatic image Chris. Compositionand exposure are spot on.

Derek
27 Nov 2009 6:52AM
stunning sky
Gareth
27 Nov 2009 7:05AM
FANTASTIC,Mate
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2009 7:11AM
Stunning capture CHris, this is special.

regards
Yung
koka 7 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2009 7:15AM
such a peaceful shot despite the turmoil all around - just like you! Wonderful shot Katie
LesF Plus
9 182 9
27 Nov 2009 8:33AM
Very dramatic, like it

LesF
Cor 7 Belgium
27 Nov 2009 8:39AM
Bravo!!!

Cor.
wyatturp 10 2 England
27 Nov 2009 8:43AM
Nice feel to this, well done
andy_AHG 7 106 6 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2009 8:58AM
Oh yes!!! Now that is a ****ing good image!! Excellent light, composition, processing and fantastic overall mood. Top class.

Andy
PinkK 6 80 1 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2009 9:01AM
Just superb!! Excellent work!
leginR 7 England
27 Nov 2009 9:26AM
Beautiful image
Techno Plus
7 1.5k 8 England
27 Nov 2009 9:28AM
Excellent shot and p/p..

Mal
jools59 6 4 1 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2009 10:08AM
wonderful image...Jools
porty2003 12 97 Scotland
27 Nov 2009 10:27AM
Wonderful image,works a treat for me.Beautiful.
John
User_Removed 8 31 2 England
27 Nov 2009 10:53AM
What a fab photo I love the sky, the lines into the shot and the wood it all works very well.

keith
alighalam 6 1 Iran, Islamic Republic Of
27 Nov 2009 11:00AM
Very professional processing image, Superb.
Ali
Chris,this is awsome!
Stace Plus
7 2 2 England
27 Nov 2009 11:39AM
Superb

Stace
27 Nov 2009 12:19PM

Quote:Very nice. Is this an HDR image? I've always liked those.


No, not an HDR, more or less straight from the camera, except for cloning out a sign and some dead flowers that were in the rails, and then just boosted the colour a bit.

Chris
WildLight 8 145 3 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2009 12:23PM
A stunner!

Joe
27 Nov 2009 12:42PM
A superb shot, well presented.
Peter
Joline Plus
9 27 52 United States
27 Nov 2009 12:47PM
Wonderful perspective, and very interesting color shift. Lovely.
27 Nov 2009 12:52PM
Excellent!!!
madbob 10 1 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2009 12:52PM
nice textures
paulcr 11 1.5k 9 Ireland
27 Nov 2009 12:56PM
Processing makes it look quite desloate and cold.. Paul
27 Nov 2009 1:02PM
Great colours light and composition.
pauldawn 6 1 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2009 1:15PM
love it!
27 Nov 2009 1:44PM
WOW !!!! Fantastic image,best i've viewed today !! Stunning shot...
27 Nov 2009 1:46PM
So very very good in all ways
27 Nov 2009 1:47PM
Cor, you've excelled yourself today! What a fabulous image, such amazing colours. And I'm still on the end of the pier, it took me right in. Brilliant.

Jim.
27 Nov 2009 1:51PM
splendid.
Draig37 8 248 Wales
27 Nov 2009 2:16PM
now that's a shot to be proud of - well done
casson 9 3 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2009 3:07PM
I thought it was an HDR image but Chris says it is not one. It is superb, clean lines.
john
danbrann Plus
11 567 16
27 Nov 2009 3:12PM
What a tremendous image. You used your skill to perfection.
gingerdelight 9 298 11 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2009 3:52PM
Super, stunning, smashing! I don't know what to say! This is nigh on perfection - very well done!
Carol
27 Nov 2009 3:57PM

Quote:I thought it was an HDR image but Chris says it is not one. It is superb, clean lines.
john



Thank you John very much indeed for your Award, it is very much appreciated.

Chris
Lillian Plus
6 21 16 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2009 4:32PM
an amazing photo, and what a trail you had to get it!
well composed shot
Lillian
27 Nov 2009 4:36PM
superb composition and great sky
steve
27 Nov 2009 4:38PM
Nice pier.
scrimmy Plus
7 388 5 Scotland
27 Nov 2009 4:42PM
well might as well get my tuppence worth in, lol. composition, sharpness, colours, all wonderful.
27 Nov 2009 4:59PM
what a sky, your like me love sunsets.thanks for the votes you gave me. great.. adrian
Mynett 7 142 6 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2009 5:49PM
I like your chosen view point which leads the eye to infinity, the sky is awesome, and the toning of the scene is rich which suits the scene

Linda
cricketcaz 6 16 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2009 5:52PM
love the colours in the sky
Carole
27 Nov 2009 6:05PM
A cracking capture, Chris, and what lovely lighting.
TrevB Smile
Beautiful shot Chris.

Ruth
videotec 7 8 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2009 6:50PM
A cracker Chris, fantastic clarity and tones, super vanishing point,Love it
Regards
pete
Roly 8 Wales
27 Nov 2009 6:50PM
Top shot Chris.Everything about it is just brilliant.
JohnH37 9 1 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2009 6:51PM
Fantastic,great colour and superb clarity
-John
27 Nov 2009 7:12PM

Quote:Top shot Chris.Everything about it is just brilliant.


Thanks a lot Roly for your User Award, most appreciated !

Chris
Gezina 9 3 6 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2009 7:32PM
My goodness Chris this is a stunner - the light is simply amazing and you've captured it beautifully - Ina
Ian-Munro 8 200 15 Wales
27 Nov 2009 7:45PM
100 Smile superb.

Ian
Adderwatcher 6 60 19 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2009 7:56PM
A truly superb image, well captured.
Scott
maggieh 7 4 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2009 8:23PM
Stunning image.
maggie
Stunning shot well captured. Beautiful light and colours. Superb work.
Steve.
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2009 8:48PM
gorgeous shot full of atmosphere
27 Nov 2009 9:24PM
Stunning shot with super light - well done - Graham
27 Nov 2009 9:28PM
Thanks everyone for stopping by and leaving your most appreciated comments & clicks !

Chris
ge22y 7 115 12 Wales
27 Nov 2009 9:41PM
Lovely shot, only done a sunrise on the pier, will have to pay a visit for a sunset me thinks...

Gez
User_Removed 12 16 1 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2009 9:49PM
dark & moody, but you know that

well done
di
exposure Plus
11 3.2k England
27 Nov 2009 10:31PM
Beautiful dramatic light and detail Chris
Pauline.
saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
27 Nov 2009 11:18PM
Een schitterend schot
28 Nov 2009 12:12AM
Thanks very much to John Riley for his User Award.
So very much appreciated
Chris
alzh 12 Saudi Arabia
28 Nov 2009 1:07AM
Beautiful ,colours and light
yellowmunky 11 127 1 Wales
28 Nov 2009 9:56AM
incredible colours
helenlinda Plus
8 342 22 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2009 10:44AM
Brilliant light and colours
Helen
nice tone,...great....
Steve_S Plus
10 180 3 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2009 3:55PM
Excellent image Chris, great all round. Well done on the awards
Steve
xwang Plus
6 32 7
28 Nov 2009 9:03PM
Excellent work of art.It's wonderful.
Valerie1 8 68 Northern Ireland
28 Nov 2009 9:37PM
Terrific shot.
Valerie
KBan Plus
10 486 4 England
28 Nov 2009 11:09PM
wow
keith
Artangel 6 3 1 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2009 9:57AM
It has all been said now that I have found time to log on. I too thought an hdr but this is brilliant with just the processing you describe. Lovely colour, ines and light. Superb. Romney
Gernot 8 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2009 12:26PM
Can't add more than said already.
I'm deeply impressed.
Well done.
G.
Morgs 7 20 62 Wales
29 Nov 2009 5:56PM
That's as good as any shot I've seen at the pier Chris. Very nicely captured, and I think the wider lens would have not had the eye drawn to the sky in the same way. This lens has worked a treat.

Dave
29 Nov 2009 6:10PM
Thought provoking . Would be great as a mystery book cover ! gill
OMG 7 51 2 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2009 6:40PM
A cracking shot in every way and well worthy of all the awards.
Derek
Bravdo Plus
8 17 2 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2009 7:17PM
Hi Chris,
Thanks for the comment on my strawberries.
This image of yours like all of them is stunning and deserves all the awards and great comments.

Rgards, Barry
29 Nov 2009 7:55PM
Thanks again everyone for all your most appreciated comments.

Chris
29 Nov 2009 8:13PM
Nice one very nice indeed.Regards mick.
photophantom 7 108 3 Philippines
30 Nov 2009 12:38AM
superb
agingrocker 7 10 1
30 Nov 2009 6:03PM
Absolutely superb Chris, wonderful composition, great colours
Antony
1 Dec 2009 3:34AM
Stunning image, like this a lot. S
Kenfromsot 7 57 United Kingdom
1 Dec 2009 1:24PM
Excellent image.

Ken
mikepearce 7 3 1 United Kingdom
1 Dec 2009 7:04PM
great image
mike
Glostopcat Plus
9 255 2 England
1 Dec 2009 7:53PM
An outstanding image, wonderful perspective, atmosphere and firey sky colours
JimV 9 6 3 Canada
2 Dec 2009 5:00AM
Stunning capture Chris, way down here at No.160 no need to say more, it's all been said already!
Rgds., Jim
2 Dec 2009 6:12PM
Amazing scene/sky.Has a very surreal feel
-Frontier
love the mood to this shot, and the contrast of colours. top stuff.
5 Dec 2009 5:35PM
Just stunning!!
6 Dec 2009 7:05PM
Very unusual Chris
I do like the effect very much
how did you do it man
Thank you so much everyone for all your comments & votes - very much appreciated !

Chris
galart 9 Ukraine
7 Dec 2009 1:03PM
There is melancholy mood also.
10 Dec 2009 12:40AM
You have a wonderful portfolio. I thoroughly enjoyed it and will keep an eye on your new posts. Thanks for sharing. Mabelle
23 Jan 2010 11:02PM
Brilliant capture; very impressive portfolio

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