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Dreams of - - -

By Melanie_M  
- - - Donegal
In the words of Mr Titchmarsh a great place to be 'whatever the weather.'
Seems a long time ago now, roll on March.

Tags: General Donegal Landscape and travel Fannad head

Voters: lesliea, Coleslaw, rontear and 162 more

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artcubis 9 6 United States
19 Nov 2010 6:38PM
Lovely low light photography. Lighthouse with rocks and waves, and the approaching night. Splendid shot.


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Dennis_Bromage 9 45 20 United Kingdom
19 Nov 2010 6:41PM
Dark and moody, love it Smile
19 Nov 2010 6:44PM
Beautiful image !

rontear Plus
13 8 8 England
19 Nov 2010 6:58PM
Full of menacing mood Mel. Ron.
franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
19 Nov 2010 7:02PM
Truly superb!

andy210966 8 4 119 Wales
19 Nov 2010 7:05PM

19 Nov 2010 7:25PM
wonderful like it love the colours
Simon_Palmer 10 759 11 United Kingdom
19 Nov 2010 7:29PM
soulofharmony 6 22 1 Norfolk Island
19 Nov 2010 7:41PM
hey Mel Thought i recognised this... totally stunning..

yes seems quite awhile back now... but March ? winks.. good xx

Nicola xx
19 Nov 2010 10:07PM
Top notch a excellent image well done

HUMIE 9 2 United Kingdom
19 Nov 2010 10:30PM
WOW utterly stunning capture Melanie !

RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
20 Nov 2010 12:24AM
A beautifully composed coastal landscape, captured at a marvellous time of day to give that colouring, and full of drama, if not menace. Lovely work.
iansnowdon 7 7 2 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2010 9:56AM
Absolute Stunner!... Beautiful work Melanie.
20 Nov 2010 10:11AM
Beautiful but treacherous .Gill
Lockhart 10 6 United States
20 Nov 2010 10:28AM
Congratulations on the Editor's Choice!

An image from a dream, expertly captured, and beautifully presented.

Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
20 Nov 2010 11:21AM
Fabulous image the moody tones and light give this a really winters storm look.
Many congrats on the EC well deserved.
Regards Richard
justin c 12 4.8k 36 England
20 Nov 2010 11:28AM
Very nice indeed. Full of mood and atmosphere.

Phil_Morgan 10 182 1 Wales
20 Nov 2010 2:11PM
The EC was never in doubt for me! Congrats Melanie Smile
SGIBBONS 7 56 1 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2010 4:05PM
Wonderful image and congratulations on the EC.
rogerbryan 12 397 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2010 9:10PM
Stunning image.
AP have just done an article on lighthouse photography and this is better than any featured in that article.

A very atmospheric image

richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
20 Nov 2010 10:05PM
Excellent Image
20 Nov 2010 10:10PM
I saw the thumbnail and thought that looks good. To see it large is to love it. No wonder it's got our attention. V. well done indeed!
LesF 10 182 9
21 Nov 2010 6:22AM
Looks superb, full of drama and bags of mood about it, congrats on the EC

JouŠo 12 56 Finland
21 Nov 2010 5:07PM
hauntingly beautiful!
FULL respect!!!

Accept my UA too.......

derekhansen Plus
8 210 24 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2010 6:33PM
The blue (early morning?) light is very striking and works so well.
The glow emaninating from the blurred surk really makes the shot for me.
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
22 Nov 2010 9:49AM
Stunning and deserved all the awards.

Rob66 7 1 United Kingdom
22 Nov 2010 10:02AM
Great shot - like the blue colours.
mudge Plus
14 234 75 England
22 Nov 2010 3:52PM
A great atmospheric shot. Even better when viewed large
alansnap Plus
12 577 26 United Kingdom
22 Nov 2010 9:08PM
Great to see this as photo of the week. I recognised it as soon as it came up. This takes me back (oh my God) 50 years to childhood holidays at Portsalon and trips out to the head itself. I was even able to go up the light in the days of easy visiting. It was a fantastic feeling with the ocean out to the north and West and Malin Head to the east.Smile
Lou_Pink 7 4 6 Northern Ireland
23 Nov 2010 12:21AM
Superb photo, really epic shot

23 Nov 2010 3:03AM
so beautiful! each detail is perfect, very harmonious. Great shot
stevie 12 1.2k 2 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2010 4:15AM
Going to look good as a canvas!
Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
23 Nov 2010 2:20PM
Congrats on the POTW, well deserved.
Regards Richard
23 Nov 2010 5:32PM
First of all congrats on POTW. Fantastic photo and love the movemoent of the sea!!! rgds Paul
23 Nov 2010 5:34PM
Melanie_M 11 168 9 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2010 5:55PM
I'm blown away by the response to this one.
First: thank you Mr B for the EC and POTW, when photography has had to take a back seat of late it will spur me on.
Many thanks to Phil, Paul, Jeanie, Ian and Jouko for your UA's.
Thank you also to all that have shown their support for this image and others over my few years on the site.
For those who might be interested this was an image taken (I still have a hard time saying this "image was made") on my last evening in Donegal after staying on after the Donegal Meet . The wind was whipping up the waves and was a battle to hang onto the tripod and to keep wiping away the seaspray. This was the second to last image of the night, 20 sec exposure. The grad was still on from earlier which along with the WA creates the vignetting that you see. Next time if I have my wits about me I might remember to remove the filter!
Mari 13 1.8k Wales
23 Nov 2010 6:39PM
Beautiful Melanie, many congrats for all your awards, and a superb image

Mari x
23 Nov 2010 8:31PM
tip top and congratulations.
wyatturp 11 2 England
23 Nov 2010 8:44PM
Top picture , well done
24 Nov 2010 1:24AM
An artist expression.
Codiac 9 333 3 Northern Ireland
25 Nov 2010 1:06AM
Well done Mel, deserves all the awards. Have mine too, Wonderful stuff. Smile

tripodted 11 31 1 Northern Ireland
25 Nov 2010 4:11AM
Congratulations on all the well deserved awards for this great image.
26 Nov 2010 5:16PM
Wonderful image Mel! Well done.
VivienO 6 1 United Kingdom
26 Nov 2010 11:33PM
Beautiful shot. Has a meloncholic quality enhanced by the blue
RoyBoy 12 198 2 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2010 10:58PM
A cracking image!

bjarte 10 2 Norway
28 Nov 2010 9:55PM
WOW! This one is really a WOW-photo! At least that is what I said out loud when I saw it. Good effort, Mel!
- Bjarte
PaulLiley 7 2 13 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2010 6:22PM
Fantastic shot. Love the colour. You've done a great job here Mel. Paul
Outlander 7 73
13 Dec 2010 1:19PM
Only just seen this one Melanie - not really been here for a while - but I love it - very moody, great choice of shutter speed and just works really well.
The more I see photos of this part of Ireland the more I think I must get there some time - thank you for showing this one.
garymc 11 8 1 United Kingdom
27 Dec 2010 12:36PM
I can easily see why this has had so much feedback, it's aterrific shot with bags of atmosphere.

19 Feb 2011 7:00PM
Lovely image, great composition.

MelanieB 6 6
12 Jun 2011 6:44PM
wow - that one leapt out at me!! Breathtaking!

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