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The Mighty Boosh

By richardwheel  
First morning on the WASP on tour/suffolk meet saw me driving from sheffield at 2.30 to meet up with paul, fran, kate barclay and chriscj. I was told to bring wellies but didn't have any so turned up in the usual walking boots. Not the best plan. 2 minutes in and I was soaked up to my knees. Anyway, for the rest of the weekend I've been styling some very fashionable tesco carrier bags as waterproof socks Smile

Anyway, I think it was worth it....

Tags: Waves Happisburgh Landscape and travel Tesco bags for socks Wellies and waterproofs required

Voters: nothsafoto, Briwooly, discreetphoton and 126 more

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Comments


22 Feb 2009 7:19PM
Wow this is superb I love it!
Jim

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22 Feb 2009 7:19PM
Simply stunning !
Nice capture

HoPeY
Beautiful light and detail.
Scott
TerryMcK Plus
9 72 2 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2009 7:23PM
Certainly was worth risking wet feet to get an image as good as this! I like the way you've caught the wave crashing against the low sun.
Terry
martinl Plus
14 269 2 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2009 7:24PM
Excellent Rich.
Bet you looked good in your new "footwear"!
Smile
MrsS Plus
11 4.5k 18 England
22 Feb 2009 7:24PM
Nice fireworks! Wink

F x
newy17 Plus
12 273 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2009 7:25PM
Like this more than pauls but dont tell him Smile
lol,
Stunning work richard worth looking stupid in tesco bags for lol,,
ian
Adam_H Plus
10 62 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2009 7:25PM
Lovely to see some of the seas power, nice shot great capture and comp.
Nice to meet hope you enjoyed the meet.
Regards Adam..
22 Feb 2009 7:25PM
I'm getting a patent for the idea martin, I looked cooool Wink

no-one papped me either Tongue

ta muchly guys
22 Feb 2009 7:27PM
there's better 'firework' shots fran, this was one of the 'it'll do' shots Wink
KP Plus
8 6 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2009 7:28PM
love this very much
22 Feb 2009 7:30PM
Love that crashing wave Richard. God to meet up at the mill on Sat.
Clive
katieb Plus
13 255 4 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2009 7:30PM
Throughly enjoyed your company this weekend Rich.
Excellent capture of Happisburgh, love your composition.
Hope your designer bag socks have dried out now.
TSB
martin.w Plus
15 503 22 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2009 7:34PM
I know the feeling, though I lacked the must have fashion items!! Well worth the early start Rich Wink
martinl Plus
14 269 2 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2009 7:34PM

Quote:no-one papped me either

Mmmmm, wouldn't be too sure, you know what it's like on these meets!!
Wink
sut68 Plus
14 2.0k 76 England
22 Feb 2009 7:36PM
Well, you spent long enough trying to catch some of these, I'd be disappointed if there wasn't one this good ... however, there is, so I'm not Wink

Great timing, pleasure to be in your company as ever Mr W [jnr]. Catch up with you soon.

Paul
22 Feb 2009 7:42PM
crikey, that was quick to hit 30 Smile

Ian (newey) - wait for some of pauls others, he's only teasing with that one, trust me.....and another thing, I didn't look stupid Grin

It was a cracking weekend Kate, I enjoyed every minute of it. You'll be glad to hear as I'm a tight northerner, I've dried out the bags ready for next time (smells a bit fishy though Tongue )

Good to meet you Adam and Clive, hope the shots of the mill have turned out good for you,

rich
martin.w Plus
15 503 22 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2009 7:47PM

Quote: Mr W [jnr]
? Wink
22 Feb 2009 7:47PM

Quote:Well, you spent long enough trying to catch some of these


cheeky bugger Wink
NEWMANP Plus
9 1.6k 574 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2009 7:51PM
stunning
Phil
d3looo Plus
9 16 1 Slovakia
22 Feb 2009 7:52PM
Cracking shot Richard!!! Beautiful light and very nice composition too. Well capture.

Pavol
22 Feb 2009 7:53PM
I'm not your son if thats what you're wondering martin Wink it's just that Mr W was taken by yourself and as I'm the younger of us both, I seem to have adopted the junior part (them two are a bit wierd aren't they Wink)
Martin54 Plus
11 542 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2009 7:55PM
Another excellent shot of this spot, well worth getting a little wet for. Good to meet you at Southwold,
Martin
sut68 Plus
14 2.0k 76 England
22 Feb 2009 7:56PM

Quote:them two are a bit wierd aren't they

... they certainly are, whoever 'they' are Wink
Paintman Plus
11 1.2k 177 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2009 7:58PM
Very well composed and worth the wait for the wave. Superbly shot.

Alan.
Hugeknot 12 1.2k 2 Iceland
22 Feb 2009 8:03PM
Great boosh!
martin.w Plus
15 503 22 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2009 8:05PM
A bit....LOL Smile))))
StuartAt Plus
13 1.1k 8 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2009 8:05PM
Stunning shot and great timing with this.

Good to meet you yesterday Richard.
IanFlindt Plus
13 740 21 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2009 8:24PM
Well worth the 2.20am rise, Rich! Wonderful timing and diagonal composition. It was so good to meet you at long last.
22 Feb 2009 8:33PM
Cracking image

Colin
22 Feb 2009 8:36PM
good to meet you too Mr54, Stuart and Ian - it's taken us a while Ian but I'm glad we finally met- I hope you like north yorkshire when you get that way Smile

wierd...or just plain bonkers paul Wink
martinl Plus
14 269 2 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2009 8:48PM

Quote:wierd...or just plain bonkers paul

What a choice to makeWink
sut68 Plus
14 2.0k 76 England
22 Feb 2009 8:51PM
Careful Mr Eek or your replacement Siggy might need a surgical procedure just to allow you to use it again Wink
22 Feb 2009 9:18PM
thanks everyone, I'm blown away with the response from this...
LesF Plus
11 182 9
22 Feb 2009 9:33PM
Perfectly timed Richard

LesF
dathersmith Plus
10 558 12 England
22 Feb 2009 10:05PM
Wow great capture, super timing.

Darren.
RLB Plus
9 52 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2009 11:47PM
Worth getting wet, nice shot. Ray
karenO Plus
8 3 1 England
23 Feb 2009 2:09AM
Well worth getting wet feet for - superb!

Karen
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
23 Feb 2009 3:56AM
Lots of great spray here. Nice shot....Sandy
Plossl Plus
10 147 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2009 7:15AM
Definitely worth getting wet for
23 Feb 2009 10:02AM
thanks guys, I'm made up with the response to this Smile
23 Feb 2009 11:45AM
thanks for the badge bobalot, it's made my day Smile
KathyW Plus
14 1.8k 12 Norfolk Island
23 Feb 2009 12:42PM
Cracking shot Rich, def worth getting wet feet for Smile
britishlandscapes Junior Member 10 13
23 Feb 2009 3:07PM
Nice composition, great light and tones

Derek
23 Feb 2009 4:31PM
glad to hear it Kathy, sorry we didn't get to meet - maybe next time

thanks for the award Derek, I appreciate it Smile
pmorgan Plus
11 217 13 England
23 Feb 2009 9:23PM
Now then, that's a bit good mate!!!!

Sorry I've only been clicking of late, but I've been reet busy!

Rgds
Paul
Chriscj Plus
12 96 1 England
24 Feb 2009 9:30AM
Worth it! it was for us. Smile It was good meeting up with you too.


Chris
dazzaman Plus
11 631 England
24 Feb 2009 2:19PM
well worth the early start rich, a beauty.
daz.
cassiecat Plus
9 39 46 England
24 Feb 2009 7:21PM
WOW!!!! just love it.lesley
Nigel_95 Plus
11 262 2 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2009 8:06PM
Great timing and shot Richard. Have you been out to buy wellies yet?

Nigel
26 Feb 2009 8:32PM
wellies are for wimps Nigel Tongue

thanks for the comments on this one, it means so much

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