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14 May 2009 2:22PM
wow, what an amazing shot!

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sh*t AWESOME SHOT!....how far away were u , looks like u had a good vantage point too.
Cheers Missy and Katerena, I was about a mile away and safely on the cliff top using a 50-500 lens. the lighthouse is about eighty foot high this gives you an idea of the wave height.
Metalhead 8 1.9k 2 England
14 May 2009 2:39PM
Stunning shot.
Chris
Brilliant shot.
Scott
14 May 2009 2:44PM
This is absolutely magnificent.Living in the North East I have seen many images of this well known landmark over the years.None however have been better than this one !! Awesome indeed,both the power of the sea and the excellent way in which you have captured it.
Cheers
Alan
First class mate this shot has it all

Paul
14 May 2009 2:51PM
Wait I'll be right back, I had to pick my jaw up off the floor. This is just simply phenominal!
Thanks guys.
14 May 2009 3:00PM
brilliant shot
14 May 2009 3:06PM
This is an excellent well timed shot.
Gaucho Plus
14 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
14 May 2009 3:31PM
Classic. This should do well, but it would be even better if we could see it large Smile

Malcolm
Briwooly Plus
10 452 5 England
14 May 2009 3:48PM
Classic shot superb

Brian.....................................
14 May 2009 4:02PM
Fantastic shot.

Fred
Thanks everyone, How do I show it in large size Gaucho???
EamonnM Plus
7 1 1 Ireland
14 May 2009 4:31PM
Hat off to you ! a truly fantastic image, well captured indeed.
EamonnM
EamonnM Plus
7 1 1 Ireland
14 May 2009 4:34PM

Quote:Thanks everyone, How do I show it in large size Gaucho???


You need to join as an E2 member to gain the large format facility.
SickChit 9 29 England
14 May 2009 4:57PM
Wonderful action captured here.
Great image.

Ian
baclark Plus
6 3.7k 24 United Kingdom
14 May 2009 5:15PM
Absolutely brilliant image, the scale of those waves is quite something and the clarity you have captured is amazing! Wink
Barbara
14 May 2009 5:39PM
excellent iamge so intense. Great work
Cheers everyone, and thanks for that Eamonn,
14 May 2009 7:40PM
Very good , was that the Sigma 50-500mm otherwise known as the BIGMA
Tony

Quote:Very good , was that the Sigma 50-500mm otherwise known as the BIGMA
Tony



Sure is Tony, great lens m8.

Jonboy
14 May 2009 8:34PM
Cracking image, well captured.
Cheesey.
cuffit Plus
9 238 3 England
14 May 2009 8:40PM
Excellent, Great composition, colour and scale. I have a fascination of pictures of lighthouses (without a great desire to work in one!), probably because of the sheer power of the environment; this captures the structure and environment so well.
14 May 2009 8:42PM
Yep it is a g8 lens I have one
Tony
andy210966 Plus
8 4 119 Wales
14 May 2009 9:10PM
Nothing to say but - superb and thoroughly amazing work!!

Andy
14 May 2009 9:14PM
Magnificent capture, what a great moment to have caught on film!

Mike
mitchy81 Plus
6 1 18 England
14 May 2009 9:48PM
Fantastic shot!
Tonyd3 Plus
11 1.0k 15 United Kingdom
14 May 2009 10:38PM
Excellent peice of work of a well known subject but as others have said this is excellent.
oll1e Plus
8 57 2 United Kingdom
14 May 2009 10:59PM
a really outstanding shot ,just full of power ,you have captured this so well .its a real beauty
warm regds
ollie
Buffalo_Tom Plus
9 2.3k 9 Wales
15 May 2009 10:03AM
An outstanding image.
Tom.
Mari 12 1.8k Wales
15 May 2009 10:07AM
Wow!! superb!

Mari
sut68 12 2.0k 76 England
15 May 2009 10:55AM
Probably the best I've seen from here. Drama and mood a-plenty!!!
LesF Plus
9 182 9
15 May 2009 12:30PM
Excellent caught the drama spot on

LesF
15 May 2009 4:47PM
Pleased to see this in the HC award gallery. Well done indeed. helen
15 May 2009 6:22PM
Congratulations on the HC.Told you it was a cracker !!
Cheers
Alan
Thanks guys, but what's a HC ???
cassiecat Plus
7 39 46 England
15 May 2009 8:59PM
fabulous, congrats on the HC.lesley
JouŠo Plus
11 56 Finland
16 May 2009 7:24PM
some drama you have captured in this!!!! superb!

Congrats on the HC! Next step PA...Soon it will be for sure!

Jouko
stevenb Plus
12 260 6 England
16 May 2009 8:37PM
Good , good very good not notch well deserved award

Bill
17 May 2009 10:29PM
Wow, wow, wow. Just fantastic.
paulcr 11 1.5k 9 Ireland
17 May 2009 10:31PM
Brilliant!
18 May 2009 2:18PM
all been said.....

marvellous work
DRicherby Plus
7 269 725 United Kingdom
18 May 2009 9:43PM
I like this a lot and I suspect it could be even stronger in black and white.

Quote:I like this a lot and I suspect it could be even stronger in black and white.


Cheers DRicherby, I may post a mono version of this shot soon.
Zatoichi 6 707 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2009 7:05PM
Incredible.
BrianSS 9 362 38 England
8 Mar 2010 9:52AM
Well I think everything has already been said about this superb image! All I can say is I agree with all the comments.

I see it was uploaded in May 2009 would I be right in thinking this was the month you took the picture . . . . . must try a shot myself!
Brian

Quote:Well I think everything has already been said about this superb image! All I can say is I agree with all the comments.

I see it was uploaded in May 2009 would I be right in thinking this was the month you took the picture . . . . . must try a shot myself!
Brian



Hi Brian thanks for the comment, not really sure when I took this one without looking at the metadata, I've taken so many, its very rare you get to see the sea as rough as this, two or three times a year at best, all you can do is keep an eye on the weather forecasts and wind direction every day, and you may get lucky like I have and grab a shot like this, usually the winter months are the best. I'm also very fortunate in that I live only a five minuet drive from the lighthouse.

John.

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