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By rhiw_com  
Took it this morning at Hell's Mouth on the LLyn peninsula. This was my first shot of the morning, I moved that big red buoy after this, but I prefer the splash of colour in this one. The ruin on the right used to be a tavern at one time, but was abandoned in 1917, after a wave crashed in through the front door and wrecked the premises.

F20, 25 sec, Lens @ 12mm, ISO 200, ND grad filter, 6:10am.

Please view..LARGE...if you can.

Hope you like it, and many thanks for your comments on my last upload.

Hope you have a great weekend, Regards Tony

Tags: General Dawn Hells mouth Landscape and travel

Voters: MickS, TheImagepoint, Melanie_M and 95 more

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16 Mar 2007 6:25PM
Brilliant and great description

JouŠo 16 56 Finland
16 Mar 2007 6:28PM
first class work! ALWAYS!

Dotrob 15 Wales
16 Mar 2007 6:32PM
Super as always, love the red buoy.
dave thelens 17 936 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2007 6:34PM

Quote:The ruin on the right used to be a tavern at one time, but was abandoned in 1917, after a wave crashed in through the front door and wrecked the premises.

Gives a whole new meaning to watering down the beer

Lovely shot

jeanie Plus
17 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2007 6:34PM
Beautiful distant light and capture of the stonework etc in the foreground too.

chrissd 15 304 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2007 6:37PM
you have excelled yourself Tony, this is outstanding

dont worry about the wave, just keep the bar open lol
Stewy 14 103 2 England
16 Mar 2007 6:40PM
Fabulous work.

Glynn Plus
15 1.2k 1 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2007 6:43PM
Hi Tony,

Stunning just Stunning mate

Buffalo_Tom Plus
14 2.3k 15 Wales
16 Mar 2007 6:45PM
Tyn Borth I presume Tony.Excellent.
Maiwand 14 3 73 England
16 Mar 2007 6:45PM
Fabulous picture. Well done indeed.
BertC Plus
14 29 Malta
16 Mar 2007 6:46PM
Agree with Glynn ... just stunning Tony !!
Excellent photography.
chase Plus
15 2.1k 544 England
16 Mar 2007 7:07PM
They needed flippers with the beer then Tony?
It all looks so 'abandoned',even the lobster pots are just slung there.Love the composition & subject,colours are wonderful & the time of day this was taken has brought out all the blues so well,excellent sky.
16 Mar 2007 7:10PM
That's a stunning scene Tony, you always get such smooth colour tone, its very similar to scenes I see here, beautiful image, Adrian
chris-p Plus
15 73 England
16 Mar 2007 7:13PM
Super image once again..
LisaRose 14 172 4 United States
16 Mar 2007 7:30PM
This is stunning Tony, love all of the f/g detail. The coloring is simply gorgeous.


Nigel_95 Plus
15 262 2 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2007 7:33PM
Terrific shot and description Tony.

MalcolmS Plus
15 1.2k 13 England
16 Mar 2007 7:34PM
Superb tones Tony, great low light detail

16 Mar 2007 7:56PM
The red bouy creates a focal point in just the right place Tony, as it draws the eye into the shot. Very skillful camera work.
Phil_D 14 81 Scotland
16 Mar 2007 8:15PM
This is a beautiful image - I love the detail to the right of the frame, and the tones to the left - perfect balance and plenty of interest.

Phil_Morgan 14 182 1 Wales
16 Mar 2007 8:20PM
Lovely capture Tony, deserves more attention than this. I have a similar composition to this one, but the sky and light were nowhere near as good.

rhiw_com 14 24
16 Mar 2007 8:27PM
Many thanks for your comments, very much appreciated.

Apparently, in that storm a baby in a crib was washed around the room, and some money on a table was washed away. The family built another house further up the hill, and they lived there from then on.

Thanks for that Phil, next time you come up, let's hope for some better light!

Regards to you all, Tony
viscostatic 14 49 9 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2007 8:28PM
Top quality photography Tony, as always.

DolphinLady 15 54 1 Wales
16 Mar 2007 8:36PM
A really great image.
The lighting is wonderful.
I agree about the splash of colour, it draws your eyes further into the shot.
conrad 16 10.9k 116
16 Mar 2007 8:50PM
The buoy works very well in that spot, imho.
pmorgan 14 217 13 England
16 Mar 2007 9:12PM
Tony, you never fail to deliver, this is superb!

John_Horner 15 12 2 England
16 Mar 2007 9:21PM
A rudy cracking shot. It is really excellent.
Alfoto 14 Wales
16 Mar 2007 9:31PM
Another wonderful shot Tony, great capture with lovely low lighting & superb detail.

kinfatric 16 550 9 Scotland
16 Mar 2007 10:03PM
good strong colours and a great composition
piccy 14 8 Wales
16 Mar 2007 10:23PM
Great colours and detail and I do like that spooky tree.
Neil_Higgins 14 35 3 England
16 Mar 2007 10:25PM
Another classy image, keep up the good work Tony.
CP_01 15 1
16 Mar 2007 10:56PM
This is outstanding! Great work.
Gaz_H 14 150 1 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2007 10:59PM
Lovely composition
Possum 14 148 England
16 Mar 2007 11:03PM
I just like it all, have looked at it for ages; what a great place, and this brings it to life for us.
Slaterm 14 496 1 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2007 11:17PM
lovely light and detail in this one Tony
Chant57 Plus
15 395 3 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2007 11:42PM
Excellent work Tony, beautiful light and excellent detail, I like the abandoned feel to this image, even the lobster pots look neglected.
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
17 Mar 2007 1:55AM
Such a beautiful image/composition-- and LARGE is essential -- all the colors and textures-- details come alive!

Excellent work!

KingArthur 14 8 Malta
17 Mar 2007 2:17AM
Good lighting and mood, works well Tony.

elkiebrooks 17 83 5 United Kingdom
17 Mar 2007 10:05AM
An excellent image. I can see what you mean when you remove the buoy. Seems a lonely place to have a tavern.
KKmoments 14 12 1 United Kingdom
17 Mar 2007 11:39AM
Wonderful scene and the textures in this are amazing... so much f/g interest it was hard to steal my eyes away... love the red buoy think it adds something extra. Great sky/lighting too.... Karen Smile
trissie 14 United Kingdom
17 Mar 2007 11:41AM
A brilliant image Tony, lovely composition and love the red buoy.

Trish x
AlanBW 15 20 England
17 Mar 2007 11:53AM
A shot of the highest quality, superb work Tony
phototime 14 8 United Kingdom
17 Mar 2007 1:33PM
Wow! what a beautiful image,with wonderful colours and superb light,excellent composition and looks great large.

terry_cavner 16 332 United Kingdom
17 Mar 2007 3:50PM
Excellent Work Tony
PLCimagery 14 77 1 England
17 Mar 2007 6:58PM
Robsterios 14 20 Australia
17 Mar 2007 7:00PM
Great shot there Tony. Nice pre dawn light. Great to get that amount of detail in the shadow areas and fantastic composition. Thanks for all your comments on my recent uploads...cheers, Rob.
17 Mar 2007 7:23PM
Fantastic composition.
Thank you for your comments.
17 Mar 2007 8:12PM
Another brilliantly taken and presented image Tony!!

17 Mar 2007 8:19PM
fantastic color and comp. like all your work..very dramatic colors.......

anthhope 15 1 England
17 Mar 2007 10:22PM
Great light and colours..
thorn 16 124 2 Scotland
17 Mar 2007 10:50PM
Magical image and i love the description.take care.AnnSmile
TyChee Plus
16 275 1 United States
18 Mar 2007 1:27AM
Beautiful composition and lighting!

McKenzie 14 22 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2007 8:24AM
Just beautiful....
Mavis 19 143 2 England
18 Mar 2007 10:25AM
Wonderful in the bigger file Tony .The Orange Buoy and the Lobster pot brightens up the dull corner and balances the rising sun xxx
18 Mar 2007 10:49AM
This is a MUST in LARGE. Love it. helen
ESP 14 26 England
18 Mar 2007 1:49PM

Another outstanding shot...oh how much am I looking forward to June..I will be there and see for myself this fasinating and wonderful part of the world you convey so amazingly!

bliba Plus
15 2 Austria
18 Mar 2007 2:36PM
an excellent image + great description
Glostopcat 14 255 2 England
18 Mar 2007 11:34PM
An outstanding image Tony, wonderful colours and composition
PatrickSmith 16 1.2k 2 United States
19 Mar 2007 7:15PM
The buoy is perfect and I might have even moved it in closer. It goes with the rest of the scene perfectly. But if I was there I also would have done some shots with no buoy just to make sure in case the buoy ones don't work.


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