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By MrsS    
Hi all, hope you are having a good Monday.

Another one from Happisburgh when a fun time was had by all - - especially me! It was great fun splahing around in the surf (well - for those of us in wellies and waterproofs Wink ) and not just witnessing but hearing the power of water. The sound as it hit the bases of the sea-defences was almost deafening, and then the clatter as the waves washed back out over the pebbles. It was rather fun trying to keep your tripod steady in the backwash! Smile

The light was nice, just backlighting the splash and catching the edge of the groynes, which are H-U-G-E !!!

Hope you like it - - will try to catch up in the various Galleries tonight and tomorrow. Thanks, as always, for looking Smile

Fran x

Tags: Light General Sunrise Architecture Groynes Happisburgh Friday Landscape and travel Big waves Silly oclock

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JohnH37 11 1 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2009 6:05PM

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tigger1971 10 14 England
23 Feb 2009 6:07PM
RuthyJ 11 England
23 Feb 2009 6:07PM
KP 8 6 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2009 6:07PM
Could see this on a wall, beautful
viscostatic 11 35 5 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2009 6:08PM
Beautiful tones and colours - the right moment captured here.

23 Feb 2009 6:08PM
Love it.

John Smile
DaveU Plus
11 1.4k 125 England
23 Feb 2009 6:11PM
An eyecatching and dramatic image Fran, but what is it with women's fascination with huge groynes?
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
23 Feb 2009 6:11PM
Thanks John, Adrian, Ruthy, Kim, Phil , John & MrEwe Smile

Anything HUGE gets my attention, MrEwe - Tongue

Fran x
User_Removed 14 455 13 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2009 6:11PM
You've caught some amazing patterns in the water. Lovely.
jeanie Plus
13 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2009 6:11PM
splish splash Smile
maryg 9 66 18 Scotland
23 Feb 2009 6:11PM
Lovely scene .would love this in my living room.
JouŠo 13 56 Finland
23 Feb 2009 6:13PM
one of your very best ever, Fran! IMHO

Sezz 12 617 15 England
23 Feb 2009 6:14PM
That's gorgeous Fran, like how you've captured the water movement and the colour of those waves!

Sarah *
BobbyP 11 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2009 6:20PM
Great Photo.
IFIMAGE 9 143 Wales
23 Feb 2009 6:21PM
Great use of shutter speed, timing spot on, cracking image

cooperr 10 90 1
23 Feb 2009 6:21PM
Fantastic shot....
LesF 11 182 9
23 Feb 2009 6:22PM
Feel an award coming on here.

BillyGoatGruff 10 191 199 England
23 Feb 2009 6:24PM
Tremendous capture, Fran.
I reckon this is a serious contender for best in PF - all depends on what's coming tomorrow!
Really well done, indeed!!
conrad 13 10.9k 116
23 Feb 2009 6:29PM
Love it, and I can just imagine you having a lot of fun. Needs an RC badly - so have one!

Edit: Darn, too late!
chris-p Plus
12 66 England
23 Feb 2009 6:29PM
Super shot Fran..
redstag 11 100 15 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2009 6:30PM
Super dramatic image. Prefer it to yesterdays (but then they are very different)
cdm36 13 391 7 England
23 Feb 2009 6:33PM
The splash really gives this a sense of power.

LeighRebecca 10 267 10 England
23 Feb 2009 6:34PM
Wow, that really is a cracker. Love the movement and light. Well done, and sounds like it was great fun. Seems ages since I was in the sea - must get back down there soon. Thanks for the inspiration.

NikkiW 11 33 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2009 6:38PM
love it!!!!!!!! the movement is fantastic..........
23 Feb 2009 6:46PM
rangerpaul 10 19 7 England
23 Feb 2009 6:53PM

Quote:It was rather fun trying to keep your tripod steady in the backwash!

Not so much fun trying to stop your house falling into it!!
It is a wonderful location but I wonder for how much longer? The "great wall of Happisburgh" is keeping some sea at bay but not for much longer. You've definitely caught the power of the waves here Fran. Wonderful dramatic scene and some cracking tones.
Buffalo_Tom 11 2.3k 9 Wales
23 Feb 2009 6:55PM
Terrific exposure Fran.Love this one.
Phil_Morgan 11 182 1 Wales
23 Feb 2009 7:04PM
Superb Smile

petra16 Plus
11 169 Scotland
23 Feb 2009 7:04PM
Crackin shot Fran,

MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
23 Feb 2009 7:06PM
WOW! Just been to pick Paul up from the station and do some shopping and can't believe how well recieved this has been Smile

SO :

Thanks Brett, Jeanie, Mary, Jouko, Sarah, Bob, Ian, Rich, Les, Bill, Conrad, MrP, John, Chris, Leigh, Nikki, Iosif, Paul & Tom Smile

We can arrange for it to be on your wall, Mary - - just PM me for a price! Wink

Cheers Everyone Smile
Fran x
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
23 Feb 2009 7:06PM
Thanks too, Phil & Petra Smile

Fran x
23 Feb 2009 7:21PM
Top notch Fran.

HUMIE 10 2 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2009 7:26PM
Another beauty Fran.

wolfy 13 36 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2009 7:40PM
Beautiful colors and superb exposure
danbrann 13 636 17
23 Feb 2009 7:42PM
Spla...doosh indeed. An absolute cracker.
MarkT 12 119 2 England
23 Feb 2009 7:54PM
Excellent capture Fran - one of your best for a while Smile

Adam_H 9 62 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2009 7:56PM
WoW Fran this is a splendid shot, i love the way water is showing off it's power almost. Great capture Which was perfectly timeed.
Regards Adam..

P.S thank you so much for the warm comments and the welcome you have given my lad, it means alot to both of us xxx.
StuartAt 12 1.1k 8 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2009 8:04PM
So this is the pic you were talking about... and the title too!! I love it... how absolutely pin-sharp you have got the pieces of wood and the force of the water hitting it. Brilliant!
martinl 14 266 2 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2009 8:06PM
A real smasher this Fran.
Bet you got just a bit wet. Mind that hat I've seen you in would have frightened the wave away from you!
Fantastic shot Fran like the exposure and lovely colours, well captured water movement.
23 Feb 2009 8:13PM
Well caught, this is fabulous. Tony
Adobecs 11 114 England
23 Feb 2009 8:18PM
Fantastic photo.
d3looo 8 16 1 Slovakia
23 Feb 2009 8:21PM
What can I say? Absolutely amazing capture Fran!!! I like everything here, from composition to great movement of the water. For me the best one so far from that meet Wink Well done.

Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
23 Feb 2009 8:25PM
Wow....what a big splash. Must have been a wild storm...Beautiful.
Well captured.....Sandy
nuts 10 Netherlands
23 Feb 2009 8:34PM
Awsome splash gr8 detail and light regards aj
23 Feb 2009 8:35PM
WOW, this is amazing, I thought that this would have alot of votes it is amazing!!!
casson 11 3 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2009 8:35PM
Super photography
pmorgan 10 217 13 England
23 Feb 2009 8:46PM
Floats my boat this one Fran!!!

MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
23 Feb 2009 8:57PM
Gosh! Thanks Everyone, the response is amazing! Smile

"That" hat is going to make an appearance at an Edge near you one day, MrEEK Tongue

No storm, Sandy - - it just gets like that Smile

Got some with a rock, just for you Paul! Wink

Thanks Again for all the wonderful comments Smile

Fran x
23 Feb 2009 9:02PM
Marvellous shot. Paul
richardwheel 12 217 2 England
23 Feb 2009 9:15PM
liked it on the back of the camera, but its better now its big
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
23 Feb 2009 9:25PM
Thanks Paul & Rich Smile

Quote:but its better now its big

most things usually are, Rich Wink
Actually, it's not the one I liked initially - - saving that one too Grin

Fran x
DolphinLady 11 54 1 Wales
23 Feb 2009 9:52PM
WOW....this is amazing Fran.
Takes your breath away.
Fantastic detail here & lovely colours.
Well done.
IanFlindt 13 740 21 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2009 9:59PM
This defies superlatives, Fran. Not just one of your best but one of the best. I look on in awe.
NEWMANP 9 1.6k 574 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2009 10:34PM
straight to my favourites and shortlist, one of the best i have seen this year without doubt
KathyW 14 1.8k 12 Norfolk Island
23 Feb 2009 10:51PM
Nice splash Fran Smile It actually looks quite calm for Happisburgh...
martin.w 15 501 22 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2009 10:59PM
For me one of your best Fran. Excellent work Smile
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
23 Feb 2009 11:01PM
Thanks Hilary, Ian, Phil, Kathy & MrW Smile

Gosh, Ian & Phil - - I'm flattered Grin

Would love to be there when it's really rough then, Kathy! Wink

Fran x
Plossl 10 147 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2009 12:04AM
I think it all been said Fran absolutely stunning
CarolG Plus
10 199 20 Greece
24 Feb 2009 5:17AM
A stunning capture, Fran, absolutely beautiful. Carol
LesF 11 182 9
24 Feb 2009 8:39AM

Quote:"That" hat is going to make an appearance at an Edge near you one day

May get blown over the edge though LOL

katieb 13 255 4 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2009 8:51AM
Great light catching those waves, nice timing and I like the simple composition Fran.
Chriscj 11 96 1 England
24 Feb 2009 9:16AM
Awesome Fran. It was good to meet up at long last too. Smile

ringyneck 10 315 18 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2009 11:58AM

britishlandscapes Junior Member 10 13
24 Feb 2009 1:21PM
Great image - superb water movement
Very eye catching

newy17 11 273 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2009 3:58PM
Gets my award nuff said, superb Smile
peugeot406 11 7 1 England
24 Feb 2009 5:04PM
Wow what a super capture
49er 11 564
24 Feb 2009 5:11PM
excellent.. One of your best me thinks..Smile
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
24 Feb 2009 5:29PM
Thanks Steve, Carol, Kate, Chris, Keith, Derek, Ian, Brian & Stew Smile

THANKS for the UA, Ian - - means a lot Smile

Good to meet you at last too, Chris - - all 6'2" of you Wink

Cheers Everyone
Fran x
Nick_w Plus
10 4.3k 99 England
24 Feb 2009 9:20PM
Probably your best image to dat Fran Smile
bunbeam 12 2 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2009 10:22PM
wonderful image!!!
IanFlindt 13 740 21 United Kingdom
25 Feb 2009 2:27PM
At last I have an award to give. The more I look at this masterpiece the more perfect it seems to be. Smile
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
25 Feb 2009 5:36PM
Thanks Nick, Bun, Cristina & Ian Smile

Blown away with the UA, Ian, thanks ever so much! Grin

Fran x
owp 12 168
26 Feb 2009 4:05PM
Hi Fran . . a truly amazing shot! eveything just comes together here! . .Lighting, action colours and wondeful timing! really . . makes me wish I had gone East instead of to Cornwall Sad

MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
1 Mar 2009 10:51PM
Thanks Mike - - Team W.A.S.P. have a trip to Cornwall planned, but I can't tell you when - - or I'd have to kill you! Wink

F x
NEWMANP 9 1.6k 574 United Kingdom
2 Mar 2009 2:59PM
came back with the award, cant find one better, its pretty special with the light thro the wave, the timing, exceptional composition and feeling of drama, almost like being in the water there with you, the colours are pretty subtle too and the overall quality make it my favourite this year so far.
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
2 Mar 2009 5:19PM
WOW, Phil - - Thank You Smile

Thank You too, Derek! I'm totally stunned by your awards - - TA Smile

Fran x
Wilmot 9 338 1 United Kingdom
2 Mar 2009 5:22PM
OMG Fran this is a totally amazing shot!! how did i miss it!
You can tell me how you do it at the meeting this weekend.
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
2 Mar 2009 6:54PM
I will,, if you promise to tell me how to get a good in-flight shot, Steve Wink


Fran x
Nigel_95 Plus
11 260 2 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2009 9:02PM
Fantastic shot Fran.

ericfaragh 14 142 4 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2009 7:55PM
Wonderful timing, excellent shutter speed for it. Well done indeed on this beauty.
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
30 Mar 2009 6:19PM
Thanks Nigel & Eric, hope you are both well Smile

Fran x
Wulver 8 1 United Kingdom
17 May 2009 12:40PM
Wonderful shot Smile
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
20 May 2009 10:56PM
Cheers Colin, appreciated Smile

Fran x
24 May 2009 3:02PM
wow looks like the seas in a bad mood! Grin
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
24 May 2009 7:39PM
LOL, Izzy, I never thought of it like that! Smile

Fran x
31 Jul 2009 10:42PM
Breathtaking, fab colours.
Thanks for the warm welcome msg.
Have a good weekend.
18 Aug 2009 6:01PM
what a fa-b-u-lo-us shot!
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
20 Aug 2009 11:18AM
Thanks Paul & Bethan - - glad you like it Smile

Fran x
JimL Plus
10 179 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2009 5:03PM
an excellent Spla doosh?. well done
EamonnM 8 1 1 Ireland
29 Aug 2009 5:05PM
Superb, the lighting and tones are magic Smile cracking image
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
30 Aug 2009 6:01PM
Thank You Gents Smile
4 Sep 2009 4:11PM
Wow this shot is amazing !
Emily Tongue x
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
4 Sep 2009 6:11PM
Glad you like it, Emily Smile

Fran x
leemo 8 14 England
4 Oct 2009 10:51AM
Another wonderful image, superbly captured... I should have gone to the shops for my wife, ten minutes ago, I blame you Fran.. A really wonderful gallery of images

Take care
UBOAT 10 41 Scotland
6 Oct 2009 9:48PM
Great picture Fran wonderful capture and love the colours.

connor Smile
9 Oct 2009 2:19PM
What a fantastic shot!!!!!!!Magical & atmospheric.
A stunning shot Fran!
cassiecat 9 39 46 England
15 Oct 2009 8:00PM
Wow! Such a strong image, the slow shutter speed demonstrates the raw power of the ocean. Excellent! Smile
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
26 Oct 2009 5:40PM
Thanks Lee, Connor, Ann, Jamie, Lesley & Rhys Smile

Much appreciated Smile
Fran x
28 Oct 2009 2:01PM
Amazing picture you have really inspired me
its beautiful lovely shot
Cristian 12 950 1
2 Nov 2009 9:05PM
Awesome image.

Cristian Smile
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
3 Nov 2009 7:00PM
Thanks Daniella & Cristian Smile

Gosh, Daniella, I'm touched Smile

Fran x
24 Jan 2010 12:07PM
The texture of this is just immense. I love the palette of it too. Amazing.
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
26 Jan 2010 5:28PM
Thanks Smile

Fran x
dathersmith 10 557 12 England
1 Feb 2010 8:09PM
Just stumbled accross this Fran, superb! Don't know how I missed it last year, must have been away.

MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
2 Feb 2010 6:14PM
Thanks Darren - better late than never!!! Wink

F x
tpics 7 2 United States
22 Feb 2010 6:56PM
wow..this is nice..good shot
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
24 Feb 2010 9:59PM
HectorRivera 10 17 1 United States
15 Apr 2010 5:34PM
Great shot
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
15 Apr 2010 6:27PM
Glad you stopped by, Hector, and Thanks Smile

Fran x
jonrayner 9 8 2 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2010 7:49PM
Another truly amazing image. Not sure how you get the images so clean and crisp, but they are stunning.
Love this image well taken.

MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
30 Aug 2010 12:50PM
Thanks Gents - appreciated Smile

Fran x
1 Sep 2010 8:14PM
Well taken
cad28 9 United Kingdom
1 Sep 2010 11:32PM
another very nice shot x charlie x
1 Sep 2010 11:35PM
Great work good image well done.
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
3 Sep 2010 7:59PM
Thanks You Three Smile

Fran x
Maria5 7 2 Spain
18 Oct 2010 7:52PM
Incredible. Congratulations
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
18 Oct 2010 7:59PM
Thanks - glad you like it Smile

Fran x
Bluke 12 303 1 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2010 8:06PM
Just come across this one taking. image.....
11 Jan 2011 8:20PM
great photo Smile
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
3 Jun 2011 3:06PM
Thanks you two Smile

F x
zapar40 7 66 5 Wales
30 Jan 2013 5:29PM
this gets my vote too but i do prefer the new version.

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