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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.
14 May 2009 2:33PM
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
14 May 2009 2:39PM
Brilliant shot.
Scott
Cormy 8 3 England
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
14 May 2009 2:48PM
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!
14 May 2009 2:52PM
Thanks guys.
14 May 2009 3:00PM
brilliant shot
PeelNStick 12 4 United States
14 May 2009 3:06PM
This is an excellent well timed shot.
Gaucho Plus
14 2.8k 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 10 452 5 England
14 May 2009 3:48PM
Classic shot superb

Brian.....................................
FredF 9 1 France
14 May 2009 4:02PM
Fantastic shot.

Fred
14 May 2009 4:19PM
Thanks everyone, How do I show it in large size Gaucho???
EamonnM 7 1 1 Ireland
14 May 2009 4:31PM
Hat off to you ! a truly fantastic image, well captured indeed.
EamonnM
EamonnM 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 7 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
fvg 7 Argentina
14 May 2009 5:39PM
excellent iamge so intense. Great work
14 May 2009 5:50PM
Cheers everyone, and thanks for that Eamonn,
TonyFrith 9 3 6 United Kingdom
14 May 2009 7:40PM
Very good , was that the Sigma 50-500mm otherwise known as the BIGMA
Tony
14 May 2009 7:45PM

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



Sure is Tony, great lens m8.

Jonboy
cheesey 10 2 United Kingdom
14 May 2009 8:34PM
Cracking image, well captured.
Cheesey.
cuffit Plus
9 258 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.
TonyFrith 9 3 6 United Kingdom
14 May 2009 8:42PM
Yep it is a g8 lens I have one
Tony
andy210966 8 4 119 Wales
14 May 2009 9:10PM
Nothing to say but - superb and thoroughly amazing work!!

Andy
mikejmb 8 2 United Kingdom
14 May 2009 9:14PM
Magnificent capture, what a great moment to have caught on film!

Mike
mitchy81 7 1 18 England
14 May 2009 9:48PM
Fantastic shot!
Tonyd3 12 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 9 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
10 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 Plus
12 2.0k 76 England
15 May 2009 10:55AM
Probably the best I've seen from here. Drama and mood a-plenty!!!
LesF 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
Cormy 8 3 England
15 May 2009 6:22PM
Congratulations on the HC.Told you it was a cracker !!
Cheers
Alan
15 May 2009 6:36PM
Thanks guys, but what's a HC ???
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
15 May 2009 8:59PM
fabulous, congrats on the HC.lesley
JouŠo 12 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
13 260 6 England
16 May 2009 8:37PM
Good , good very good not notch well deserved award

Bill
LeighRebecca 8 267 10 England
17 May 2009 10:29PM
Wow, wow, wow. Just fantastic.
paulcr 11 1.5k 9 Ireland
17 May 2009 10:31PM
Brilliant!
Gary_Macleod 12 159 Scotland
18 May 2009 2:18PM
all been said.....

marvellous work
DRicherby 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.
19 May 2009 3:56PM

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 7 707 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2009 7:05PM
Incredible.
BrianSS 9 379 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
8 Mar 2010 1:35PM

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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