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Sandymouth Sunset

By mattw    
Headed into Bude, and the sky looked good for a fantastic sunset. 20min later, and I was in Sandymouth, and a big blob of grey cloud had appeared on the horizon, and looked like it was going to stop play. However fortunately just enough light managed to sneak through to make it worthwhile.
It was high tide, so there was not a whole lot of sand on show (for beach called 'Sandymouth'), but the coastal scenery was superb.

Tags: Sunset Cornwall Beach Seascape Sea Coast Coastal Seaside Bude Sandymouth Landscape and travel

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Richsr 13 91 223 England
30 Jan 2013 1:46PM
Like your low view point and the incoming waves look liked they are about to swamp you.
Regards Richard
Term 15 86 9 England
30 Jan 2013 1:54PM
a very impressive image, nicely composed, with great contrast between the smooth movement of the water and the crisp detail of the rocks. My only slight critism is the large dark rock/hill to the right of the image is a little distracting,

Ben
saeidNL 11 3 Netherlands
30 Jan 2013 1:55PM
Wonderful capture,love the foreground.
saeid
almiles 11 38 102 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2013 2:33PM
Great water movement and spray make for a really impressive FG.
caromal 11 8 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2013 3:50PM
Eye catching, hope you kept your feet dry.
mattw 16 5.2k 10 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2013 5:15PM
thanks for the comments everyone.

Quote:
Eye catching, hope you kept your feet dry.


Yes, kept the feet dry (just)


Quote:My only slight critism is the large dark rock/hill to the right of the image is a little distracting

I fully agree Ben. It is quite frankly, incompetent usage of the grad filter (and yes, I have done a lot of remedial work in this area in post). I can say that it was a difficult spot to crouch and balance, and keep camera & self dry - and I could not quite see what the camera was doing.... but in truth I messed it up.
30 Jan 2013 5:48PM
Stunning image Matt Smile
zapar40 10 66 5 Wales
30 Jan 2013 6:24PM
love the water and sky in this, nice comment about the use of grads, they can be a hindrance some times.
ant.
30 Jan 2013 6:52PM
Great movement / composition
Erica
derekhansen 12 210 24 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2013 9:30PM
Wonderful shot Matt.
Derek

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