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cheesey 12 2 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2014 12:07AM
Cracking comp and mood in this beauty.

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28 Feb 2014 12:09AM
Excellent Nathan, very moody,
LynneJoyce Plus
10 20 99 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2014 12:09AM
I like both versions. Great capture of those light rays.
ColleenA Plus
5 367 6 Australia
28 Feb 2014 12:15AM
A stunning sky and beautiful sun rays. Love the birds flying above the waves. Great photography Nathan
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
28 Feb 2014 12:18AM
Wonderful rays of light from the sky Nathan.
Super shots.
Stunners all, Nathan. Superb light and favourite kind of scenes.

Lynette Grin
Mollycat Plus
4 11 2 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2014 12:24AM
Superb Nathan. Especially V2 with the gulls.
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
28 Feb 2014 12:30AM
A superb caprure, I love the Jacob's ladders and you haave made a great image with them
djh698 14 5.4k 6 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2014 2:19AM
nice balance of foreground/sky light
28 Feb 2014 2:32AM
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
28 Feb 2014 3:58AM
A sky that just demands you point your lens at it, as you did her and so effectively, Nathan: wonderfully atmospheric.
Of the 3 versions, V 2 clicks with me the best, the balance the most pleasing to my eye.
And the seagulls do add that extra factor, each captured in fine detail and silhouette.
jaktis 14 84 Sweden
28 Feb 2014 4:11AM
Glorious light

Bantu 4 7 1 India
28 Feb 2014 5:32AM
Superb contrast,lovely capture.
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
28 Feb 2014 6:02AM
A superb capture, Nathan, those rays of light are so beautiful, perfectly timed image. Carol
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
28 Feb 2014 6:24AM
I like them all, Nathan. Impressive work!
ddolfelin Plus
6 103 3 Wales
28 Feb 2014 6:30AM
Wouldn't be able to choose between the versions, Nathan.
All good.
28 Feb 2014 6:34AM
Excellent beach images with beautiful sunrays birds and waves ! - Very Good Photography , Nathan! --- Jukka.Smile --- PS I hope you have a very good day too! -S.
Andysnapper 10 109 25 England
28 Feb 2014 6:43AM
Stunning shots Nathan, you have really captured nature's beauty in these images. Top work.

Nikonuser1 Plus
5 153 16 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2014 7:01AM
A super set Nathan, super skySmile

Caziwinkles 5 3 1 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2014 7:04AM
Very atmospheric Nathan. Those rays of light are superb pointing to the crashing waves. Super photography. Smile

andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2014 7:08AM
v2 for me today Nathan that's one cracking sky nice one Wink
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2014 7:18AM
Only to happy to take this upload to RC.....
What a sky
netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
28 Feb 2014 7:28AM
Waaw!!!Nathan these are Fantastic,with brilliant sky in the three of themSmileSmileSmileSmile
SUE118 Plus
10 8 1 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2014 7:32AM
Super capture and the sun ray's are lovely.
fotobee Plus
4 4 3 South Africa
28 Feb 2014 7:36AM
Really good photo, black stony beach adds to the sombre tone. Regards Martin
franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2014 8:30AM
A really meed to this one Nathan - excellent!

Three nice compositions of these beach pictures. My choice being V2 showing as the best composition with good processing getting good impact. Well done Nathan.
cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
28 Feb 2014 8:54AM
lovely set Smile
28 Feb 2014 9:06AM
wow that sky sure looks angry superb work
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2014 9:09AM
V3 for me, and I might even go further. In V1 the interest all seems to be on the right side of the frame, the sun rays, gulls and wave. The left is empty, and creates an imbalance for me. It would work better if the wave was crashing a bit further to the left of this one, on the dreaded third...
I might even go for a square crop from the right of V1, with that gull just above the horizon on the left of the frame and the crashing wave on the right.
Stunning atmospheric capture, Nathan. V2 for me today please.

Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2014 11:00AM
Wonderful drama in the sky and the colour is lovely.
The gulls add to the overall appeal. Think I prefer the wide view today in V1.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
Tish1 Plus
5 16 4 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2014 11:09AM
Oh Nathan, this really does epitomise the expression, catching some rays. Wonderfully done!!!

28 Feb 2014 11:10AM
all good Nathan but for me V2 has the edge a very fine set almost a dream set up indeed

JuBarney 7 26 3 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2014 11:33AM
A stunning atmospheric scene & wonderfully captured; V2 for me.
rayme330 6 17 1 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2014 11:49AM
This is my type of image Nathan, wonderfully atmospheric and evocative. Love the closed cropped V2, my favourite.

TanyaH Plus
15 1.3k 394 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2014 12:26PM
Although I love V3 for the majesty of the whole sky, I can see why you did what you did with V1. I'd personally love to see a V4 ... cropped from the bottom so that there's little shingle in the foreground, but the glorious beauty of the sky is complete and not cropped out. Superb.
28 Feb 2014 12:31PM
V2 for me Nathan, although I love them all, the sky is majestic, such great views.

Hope you are well Best wishes Patricia SmileSmile
danbrann Plus
13 637 17
28 Feb 2014 1:32PM
That is some sky Nathan but it's more difficult to get it right than wrong. I like the bigger sky in V3 and I could see myself using that sky once o rtwice.
28 Feb 2014 2:11PM
Absolutely love this Nathan. A stunning image. V1 for me GrinGrin

TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
28 Feb 2014 2:46PM
A super well-timed shot, Nathan, capturing the beams of sunlight coming down Smile I rather like the crops in V1 & V2, but they do lose that lovely bit of sky at the top Wink
Trev Smile
ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2014 2:57PM
3 beautiful images Nathan,

Ali GrinGrin
BarbaraR 12 17 1 England
28 Feb 2014 3:29PM
Three super images.
What marvellous sun rays.
I especially love your V2.

28 Feb 2014 5:21PM
A Sea Scape of Light sensation Nathan, excellent!
Hope you are well my friend.

John Smile
28 Feb 2014 5:36PM
Biblical and beautiful.
EileenH 4 1 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2014 5:46PM
Lovely image, V3 for me Smile

Philip_H 6 1 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2014 6:14PM
Three stunners, Nathan.

I like V2 best.

gss 4 1 Romania
28 Feb 2014 6:21PM
Black clouds masking the rays of the sun are forever - if you know how to capture it (and you're really good at it!) - a subject of great effect. You propose us, as usually, a very difficult game! Choose from three very good things is always very difficult. After several minutes of comparison and deliberation, the Jury (me!) decided: V3
My opinion is that, without the spectacular top, the picture is poorer ( as l imagine the original is 3); Besides, the order of my preferences would be: 3-2-1
And I could afford a discreet suggestion - since you used the cutouts, why not one in which you keep the entire sky and cut the sand ( a kind of 2 +3).
Best regards
9 10 10 England
28 Feb 2014 6:37PM
To be there and watch this sky must have been wonderful - all three shots are the Tops.
Mike_Smith Plus
10 490 1 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2014 7:28PM
Beautiful seascape Nathan, have you noticed most seascape shots always have a seagull or two in them. Up here the internet is loaded with pictures of the northern lights from last night, some very impressive ones too
a tremendous image it has everything one would want

Nigeve1 Plus
5 1.4k 101 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2014 8:32PM
Beautiful seascape with superb lighting conditions, V1.
28 Feb 2014 10:18PM
Great shots Nathan. Cathy
28 Feb 2014 11:42PM
Superb captures, Nathan! Fabulous light and great details !
1 Mar 2014 12:03AM
All fabulous sets, the seagull really caught my eye in v2.
1 Mar 2014 1:08AM
V2 is my fave, great picture!
tonyng 8 10 2 United Kingdom
1 Mar 2014 9:13AM
Wow, lucky you. A sight to behold.
atenytom 8 1 Poland
2 Mar 2014 7:44AM
nice i like it
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
2 Mar 2014 8:59PM
What a spectacular and atmospheric set of seascapes Nathan, the sky is fantastic and full of drama as is the sea. I like the inclusion of the gulls soaring overhead. V2 has the greatest impact on me as it is bigger in the panoramic format
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2014 2:03AM
That sky is sublime Nathan...
Heavens above kind of shot ...
Source 7
4 Mar 2014 11:59PM
Wonderfully dramatic!
- source
kojak 5 14 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2014 7:09PM
Stunning Nathan

Was going to give it a User Award Nathan but I cant as it was posted a week ago.

oddlegs 4 256 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2014 10:28PM
love the sunbeams !

Armakk 8 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2014 8:31AM
Wowwww What an astonishing sky, This is the sort of image i would be happy to hang in my home.... SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

Best wishes


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