Godrevy Explosion

By richardwheel  
A photo from a couple of years back at Godrevy Point in Cornwall. The crashing waves were spectacular and great fun to try and photograph

Tags: Cornwall Landscape and travel Godrevey lighthouse Godrevy point

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Comments


mike0101 Plus
12 22 3 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2011 12:32PM
Love the crashing wave! Great pic.

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31 Mar 2011 12:37PM
You could get killed standing there! People have.

Brave or foolhardy - doesn't matter much with such a good shot!

Bill
31 Mar 2011 12:39PM
Don't worry Bill, I had Paul Sutton stood next to me, he's built like a sea defence barrier Wink
31 Mar 2011 12:45PM
So I've heard! Wink
31 Mar 2011 12:46PM
Great picture! Good drama and detail, really like this.
31 Mar 2011 12:52PM
Very well captured..Grin
sut68 Plus
13 2.0k 76 England
31 Mar 2011 12:54PM

Quote:Don't worry Bill, I had Paul Sutton stood next to me, he's built like a sea defence barrier

Stood BEHIND you mate ... I ain't that stoopid Wink Tongue
31 Mar 2011 12:58PM
I wouldn't make a good sea defence though....so you were just thinking of pushing me in then! Wink

cheers guys
AnnChown Plus
7 199 1 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2011 1:00PM
This is amazing - very different from the usual seascape. An exciting image!
Ann
sut68 Plus
13 2.0k 76 England
31 Mar 2011 1:02PM
Ahem ... no comment Tongue
RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
31 Mar 2011 1:21PM
Beautiful composition, light and colours and you could not have captured the waves breaking any better, I'm sure: very well done indeed.
Ronnie.
31 Mar 2011 1:25PM
Great composition, wonderful light and tones, very well taken and presented,
saeid
31 Mar 2011 1:54PM
Love this image, I dream of getting something like this.
Can you tell me what settings the camera was on as all my waterfall pics are a disappointment.
Thank you
Elaine.
Wonderful capture - well done !

Chris
31 Mar 2011 2:58PM
No probs Elaine:

- 1/6th second
- f16
- iso 50
- 2 stop hard ND grad filter over the sky (I'm guessing that bit)

Roughly speaking, I'd recommend a shutter speed between a 0.3 seconds and 2 seconds for water movement depending on how fast the water is, and how milky you like the water to look.

HTH

cheers
AshTree Plus
7 1.7k 6 England
31 Mar 2011 4:09PM
Like this a lot, slow shutter speed but no so slow that you lose all the definition in the water. This is brilliant, full of action.

Theresa
derekhansen Plus
8 210 24 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2011 7:28PM
Nicely timed.
Derek
A very different image of slow shutter speeds. A really interesting effect. I like it a lot
Jenni
bfgstew Plus
10 668 105 England
31 Mar 2011 10:16PM
Dynamic and well composed, given the conditions!

Well done.
I love that wave movement; exceptional image!
Eureka soaked again.. but who cares when you manage something this good.

Dougie
ianrobinson Plus
7 1.2k 8 United Kingdom
13 Apr 2011 8:41AM
a great shot well taken.

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