Breached...

By chris-p
Leaving home at 1am in the pouring rain to takes pictures...one's sanity must be questioned Smile

A place of raw beauty and solitude...'specialy at 4am.

f16 iso 200 1/8s Lee .75 Hard ND

Tags: Landscape and travel

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Comments


vimp 10 7 Romania
7 Jun 2009 1:16PM
The right photographer at the right moment. Beautiful lanscape, good tones.

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Rob_Taylor 12 660 5 Wales
7 Jun 2009 1:17PM
Your sanity also needs to be questioned for staying at that spot with a wave bearing down on you!!
You got the shot though! Fabulous

Rob
cirrusminor 8 380 3 England
7 Jun 2009 1:21PM
Oh WOW... Stunning Smile
Tim
AndrewR 9 1 3 Wales
7 Jun 2009 1:27PM
Absolutely Stunning, fantastic capture especially the movement and colour!

Andrew
wow really beautiful Smile
Julia
richardwheel 11 217 2 England
7 Jun 2009 1:37PM
magic shot chris....
Coleslaw 11 13.4k 28 Wales
7 Jun 2009 1:38PM
Brill!
4am and also such strong wave! That's why I can never be a landscape photographer.
chris-p Plus
11 65 England
7 Jun 2009 1:42PM
Thanks...
Dunno 'bout that Cole....your pf has loads of good landscapes.

And yep i did get wet ....very Wink
hellsbells8868 8 151 2 Wales
7 Jun 2009 1:49PM
Wow, this is something else, stunning image and well worth the very early rise..
Suehh 9 39 6 England
7 Jun 2009 1:51PM
Wonderful!
Chant57 Plus
10 395 3 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2009 1:55PM
tis an absolute beauty
C
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2009 2:03PM
worth getting up early for. great capture, beautiful lighting caught on the incoming wave.
regards
Ynug
Dennis_Bromage 9 45 20 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2009 2:06PM
It's a stunner. Awesome wave and light. Some serious dedication there too..

Den
RAUL 8 Italy
7 Jun 2009 2:19PM
Beautiful image.
RAul
Richsr 9 91 223 England
7 Jun 2009 2:21PM
Well worth getting up early for Chris - love the light and details your have captured in this well timed shot. Good tones too.
Regards Richard.
Brewster 11 4 Scotland
7 Jun 2009 2:30PM
Yes, the sunrises are a bit on the early side just now but well worth it if you come away with a stunning capture like this. The light shining through the crashing waves and on the clouds is sublime.

Bruce
shandoor 7 1 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2009 2:33PM
Wow absolutely superb congrats on a superb image well worth the early morning
Alexa
7 Jun 2009 2:37PM
Stunning image,love everything about this one. Nice work.
Cheesey.
colin63 8 6 England
7 Jun 2009 2:46PM
Well worth getting up early that's fantastic

Colin
rontear Plus
13 8 8 England
7 Jun 2009 2:47PM
Powerful, Chris. Worth all that effort. Ron.
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
7 Jun 2009 2:57PM
Fantastic image Chris.Yes we are insane,got up at 4.00 and in West Wales at 8.00 only to be told no sailing to Skomer.Gutted.
Enought of me this is a gem.
Tom.
7 Jun 2009 3:01PM
Simply Stunning..................
carterart 12 74 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2009 3:04PM
Very powerful - a real sense here of the sea winning the battle against the land despite man's efforts.
JASPERIMAGE 10 55 1 Scotland
7 Jun 2009 3:08PM
Stunning and just love that morning colours.

Brian
andy_AHG 7 106 6 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2009 3:17PM
'Kin 'ell Chris!! Truely stunning capture. Top class photography.

Andy
Landlord 9 25 1 Scotland
7 Jun 2009 3:20PM

Quote:'Kin 'ell Chris!! Truely stunning capture. Top class photography.

Andy



Couldnt agree more.

Interesting leaving at 1am, I was just about getting home at that time!
or was it 4am (just don't tell the wife)..
tripodted 11 31 1 Northern Ireland
7 Jun 2009 3:54PM
Wow, Chris well worth the early start.
Ted
PS I hope you had your wellies on.
Wink
7 Jun 2009 3:57PM
Keep coming back to view this beauty, it gets better every time. Gets my award. Nice work.
Cheesey.
chris-p Plus
11 65 England
7 Jun 2009 4:28PM
Thanks everyone..
Thanks for your award Andrew...really much appreciated.
My lips are sealed Phil Smile
Tom...i sympathize,frustrating i bet.

And this particular wave got me nailed and with no wellies either..
felt a right numpty Wink
sut68 Plus
13 2.0k 76 England
7 Jun 2009 4:35PM
The back-lighting on them waves is a bit special mate, sky is sweet too ... top stuff Chris!!!

Paul
lgc 12 62 England
7 Jun 2009 4:44PM
well worth it, excellent!!
rossi 13 142 11 England
7 Jun 2009 5:04PM
Superb, well worth the crazy early start. You should be proud of this its fabulous.

Ian
7 Jun 2009 5:16PM
Nice image.
chris-p Plus
11 65 England
7 Jun 2009 5:38PM
Thanks again...and thanks Ian for your award,made the blurry eyed journey worth while Smile

Cheers Paul ...appreciate it.
dazzaman 10 631 England
7 Jun 2009 6:09PM
ooooooooooooooooooohh chris, this should have a premier mate, one of your very best imho. this shot has everything.
daz.
JouŠo 12 56 Finland
7 Jun 2009 6:22PM
This IS IT! POTW for me!!!!!!!!!!

SUPERB SHOT, Chris! One to be proud of! IMHO

Jouko
MarkT 12 119 2 England
7 Jun 2009 6:41PM
What a shot Chris - award material and you 'should' get another one from epz Wink

Mark.
Mynett 8 142 6 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2009 6:42PM
wow oh my .... this is some thing amazing

Linda
Zonda 7 303 1
7 Jun 2009 6:44PM
Amazing is so right....I'm speechless.
chris-p Plus
11 65 England
7 Jun 2009 7:02PM
Blimey...thanks everyone.
Thanks Jouko, Mark and Leigh....much appreciated.
LeighRebecca 9 267 10 England
7 Jun 2009 7:02PM
Well, it gets my award to add to any number of others which this is undoubtedly worth. Stunning.
martinl 13 266 2 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2009 7:17PM
And mine!
Just a top notch image Chris, as Daz says, one of your very best, if not your best.
Smile
stunning!
Wayne
Kim Walton 13 145 30 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2009 7:45PM
Powerfull image.
Sezz Plus
11 617 15 England
7 Jun 2009 8:01PM
Well you were so rewarded for your early start, a stunning image Chris, perfect timing for the splash and the sky is awesome!

Sarah *
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
7 Jun 2009 8:10PM
WOW! totally stunning. what a collection of user awards, surprised this has not beem picked by the panel! lesley
Eviscera 10 1.1k 149 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2009 8:19PM
Its pretty stunning large as well Chris. Full of force.
d3looo 8 16 1 Slovakia
7 Jun 2009 8:25PM
Stunning capture!!! Absolutely top shot!!! Great job.

Pavol
edwood 8 3 Scotland
7 Jun 2009 8:29PM
a stunner
KathyW 13 1.8k 12 Norfolk Island
7 Jun 2009 9:45PM
Cracking shot Smile
chris-p Plus
11 65 England
7 Jun 2009 9:55PM
Thankyou..

Cheers Martin.......made up with all the awards,thankyou once again.
martinl 13 266 2 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2009 10:06PM
No surprise for the HC Chris. Hope it gets upgraded!
Wink
Mari 13 1.8k United Kingdom
7 Jun 2009 10:13PM
Amazing image Chris, well worth the early rise

Mari
GillyB Plus
11 317 8 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2009 10:40PM
'...........' speechless!

gill
(have an award instead of a comment Smile )
chris-p Plus
11 65 England
7 Jun 2009 10:47PM
Absolutely gobsmacked...
Thanks...thanks Gilly for your award too and thanks team for the HC.
Diana 10 2.0k 19 Netherlands
7 Jun 2009 10:49PM
love the energy in this

Diana
bfgstew 10 668 105 England
7 Jun 2009 10:57PM
Bit on the special side this one!
Can see this getting to a PA and POTW, outstanding dedication and camera work.
Stewart
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
7 Jun 2009 10:57PM
congrats on the HC.lesley
7 Jun 2009 11:19PM
You have a very special talent Chris, superb.......
SueTurner 12 81 3 England
7 Jun 2009 11:46PM

Quote:Leaving home at 1am in the pouring rain to takes pictures...one's sanity must be questioned
- your dedication has paid off 100%

think I would be a sunsety type of landscaper myself - LOL
oll1e Plus
9 57 2 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2009 12:18AM
excellent and perfect chris, its all been said ,deserves all the attention
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
8 Jun 2009 2:29AM
Holy Cow! That is some big wave coming at you. Totally awesome shot you got....Congratulations on all the awards Chris....Sandy
newy17 10 273 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2009 5:11AM
Congrats on the HC Chris Smile
Stunning image well worth getting soaked for Smile
ian
TonyFrith 9 3 6 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2009 7:21AM
Very powerful shot
Tony
thewaiter Plus
15 1.2k 9 England
8 Jun 2009 7:52AM

Quote:Leaving home at 1am in the pouring rain to takes pictures...one's sanity must be questioned

A place of raw beauty and solitude...'specialy at 4am.




this is why I don't fo sunrises this time of year Wink



BUT have to say what an incredible image....
chris-p Plus
11 65 England
8 Jun 2009 7:56AM
Thanks very much...
Thanks Stewart for your award.....very much appreciated.
LesF 10 182 9
8 Jun 2009 8:19AM
You'll be leaving home before you get back soon, tell you what Chris for this one shot alone it was worth it, stunner, have my little old award too.

LesF
NEWMANP Plus
8 1.6k 574 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2009 8:23AM
POINT BREAK, WOW
Phil
Chriscj 10 96 1 England
8 Jun 2009 8:35AM
Rather special Chris. Congrats on your HC too.


Chris
chris-p Plus
11 65 England
8 Jun 2009 8:57AM
Many thanks...
Thanks Les for your award......getting lost for words now Smile
DaveU Plus
10 1.3k 123 England
8 Jun 2009 10:11AM
Superb .... so full of drama
AlleyCatz 10 274 6 England
8 Jun 2009 1:37PM
Thats a cracker Chris....well worth the silly o clock and the soaking Smile


ATB


~Alley~
garymcparland 10 333 3 Northern Ireland
8 Jun 2009 1:46PM
worth the early rise/staying up late(not sure which) and worth getting wet for. Should be upgraded to a PA at least.

Gary
SashaB 7 Northern Ireland
8 Jun 2009 2:58PM
Really love this shot - well done.
Frances
IanFlindt 12 740 21 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2009 5:17PM
I'm lost for words. Astonishing and worthy indeed of all its awards. Many congrats, Chris.
chase Plus
11 1.1k 246 England
8 Jun 2009 6:27PM
That's a little belter Chris !
paulcr 12 1.5k 9 Ireland
8 Jun 2009 6:30PM
Wow, so dramatic! Paul
Sue_R 10 11 6 Scotland
8 Jun 2009 6:36PM
Truly amazing!

Sue
pmorgan 10 217 13 England
8 Jun 2009 6:39PM
Can't add anything mate - awesome!

Rgds
Paul
chris-p Plus
11 65 England
8 Jun 2009 7:29PM
Cheers guys....much appreciated
martin.w 14 446 22 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2009 8:22PM
As Paul's comment, but you have proved and then some that it IS worth getting up at stupid times to get quality such as this...superb Smile
chris-p Plus
11 65 England
8 Jun 2009 9:04PM
Thanks Martin...most definately worth the effort Smile
16 Jun 2009 9:59PM
This really is a stunner!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1
Spectacular and powerful - and beautiful colours.

Michael
chris-p Plus
11 65 England
22 Jul 2009 11:00PM
Thanks once again and to all who gave their UA's ....very much appreciated

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