Views: 482 (132 Unique) 
Vote 120
Award Shortlist   

Bamburgh Suprise

By John Giddings
Taken this weekend on the 'Northscape workshop'. My first time in Northumberland, Oh boy what a coast! We had a wonderful time as usual with 'Northscape'. Big thanks to Keithh and Maddie.

Looks good large. Thanks for looking, John.

ISO 100, F16, 0.8sec, 4 stops of ND grad soft (Lee Filters)

Tags: Castle Bamburgh Landscape and travel Northscapemay08

Voters: Buffalo_Tom, SteveH63, ringyneck and 117 more

Highly Commended Photos are given by the team to photos that were good but not quite an editors' choice award. Readers' Choice Awards are given to photos that get over 30 votes

Take your photography to the next level and beyond...

  • NEWS

Why not join for free today?

Join for Free

Your total photography experience starts here


28 May 2008 7:20PM
Fantastic image, great foreground, amazing sky. Perfect composition - love it - must have been a great workshop.

Join ePHOTOzine for free and remove these adverts.

28 May 2008 7:23PM
what a terific image
danbrann Plus
11 582 16
28 May 2008 7:23PM
As good as it gets.
viscostatic 9 33 5 United Kingdom
28 May 2008 7:24PM
Wonderful colours.

jayhyk 8 England
28 May 2008 7:25PM
great image
glyndwr 9 66 9 Wales
28 May 2008 7:30PM
Superb work John, must be seen large.
Brilliant sky, reflection and foreground.

conrad 11 10.9k 116
28 May 2008 7:41PM

Quote:Bamburgh Suprise

Misleading title - I thought you had some kind of surprise in a Bamburgh picture, but it turns out to be a sunrise, LOL!

Great shot, BTW. I was here a few times last week, and nothing but greyness all around, but this looks great! Love the sky, the foreground, everything!
proz 11 205 United States
28 May 2008 7:41PM
impressive capture John
User_Removed 8 78 1 United Kingdom
28 May 2008 7:49PM
Good work John

28 May 2008 7:50PM
A great shot, a beautifully worked foreground.

bayleaf 8 8 United Kingdom
28 May 2008 7:53PM
This is a super capture John.

gary_d Plus
8 576 13 Wales
28 May 2008 7:55PM
This is another great shot lovely foreground + lighting and wow what a sky. - gary
28 May 2008 7:57PM
large is excellent !
superb wide capture...
SRSmith 8 1 United States
28 May 2008 8:03PM
A stellar image, so impressive.
28 May 2008 8:03PM
Only a few comments and everything has been said already. Well done, I like the moon!
wamp 10 276 8 England
28 May 2008 8:10PM
Like the orange in the sky and on the sea, the light/colour reflecting on the wet rock in the fg looks good too

Richsr Plus
9 90 220 England
28 May 2008 8:10PM
Like the lighting and foreground details John - well captured.
Regards Richard.
User_Removed 8 172 1 United Kingdom
28 May 2008 8:11PM
Awesome image, great comp and colours

chase Plus
10 1.1k 246 England
28 May 2008 8:13PM
Wicked colours John,the light reflecting on the rocks is the touch of glamor for me.I see a little light halo around the castle in the bg though but that big sky makes up for it.
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
28 May 2008 8:15PM
Superduper light

TonyFrith 9 3 6 United Kingdom
28 May 2008 8:17PM
Super shot great colours & sky
Scott_Scot 11 4 4 Scotland
28 May 2008 8:32PM
Great wee bit light on those foreground rocks !!!

GalleryGirl 8 4 2 United Kingdom
28 May 2008 8:39PM
Wowweeee! Fantastic!
Marilyn x
28 May 2008 8:43PM
A well deserved RC John. I like the light in this one
28 May 2008 9:00PM
Wonderful capture John love the colours
Nigel_95 Plus
10 260 2 United Kingdom
28 May 2008 9:18PM
Lovely light on the water and fg rocks John.

Boyd 12 11.2k 11 Wales
28 May 2008 9:20PM
For me, it needs toning down a little.
Paintman Plus
9 1.1k 176 United Kingdom
28 May 2008 9:42PM
Very good f/g detail and a very moody sky to add to the mood of the castle. Excellent work.
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
28 May 2008 9:59PM
Spectacular coastline and an image to match John. Ron.
28 May 2008 10:01PM
Truly stunning

Nikki !
Rylands 8 1 2 United Kingdom
28 May 2008 10:09PM
A truly phenominal image John
rmr 8 1 Wales
28 May 2008 10:12PM
stunning capture,love the colours
IMAGESTAR 10 7 United Kingdom
28 May 2008 10:13PM
Super detail
28 May 2008 10:43PM
thats a stunning shot john....peter
Pegon 10 78 1 England
28 May 2008 11:00PM
Superb light and colours. A cracking shot.
DolphinLady 10 54 1 Wales
28 May 2008 11:43PM
This is awesome John.
That sky is just so amazing.
Wonderful colours & light.
woodrow 9 153 Scotland
29 May 2008 12:06AM
foreground very impressive, perhaps a bit of toning down of blue? or is it my screen?!

johnjrp 12 432 5 Australia
29 May 2008 4:40AM
Magic colours here John. The light on the rocks is stunning as well. John
Fabulous image John one of your best ever and a very good image indeed from this well photographed castle. Looks like a stage curtain being drawn across the sky to reveal a wonderful light.
This must get some award surely?

LesF 9 182 9
29 May 2008 7:58AM
Smashing shot John, like the light on those foreground rocks

Les F
29 May 2008 8:24AM
cracking shot john.
imagio 9 12 1 England
29 May 2008 8:34AM
Just wonderful

mrswoolybill Plus
9 902 1445 United Kingdom
29 May 2008 9:25AM
For me it's those little spots of warm light touching the foreground rocks. Absolutely magical.
chris-p Plus
10 65 England
30 May 2008 7:09PM
Well done John....worth the early start Smile
PLCimagery 9 77 1 England
30 May 2008 8:19PM
Maybe your best yet??
MickyMc 8 8 United Kingdom
30 May 2008 8:40PM
One of the best morning shots of Bamburgh I've seen.
Possum 9 148 England
30 May 2008 11:16PM
Well done, John - a worthy HC. A wonderful balance to the comp, and magical light.
Maddie 11 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2008 11:47AM
well done John Boy Smile
A Stunner!

Suz Smile
ann_g 12 19 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2008 8:21PM
BillyGoatGruff 9 191 199 England
20 Jun 2008 9:09AM
Wow, what a shot!
Fabulous depth and the sky is breathtaking.
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
27 Jun 2008 10:41PM
A stunning seascape, such beautiful colours and wonderful light

Sign In

You must be a member to leave a comment.

ePHOTOzine, the web's friendliest photography community.

Join For Free

Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more.