Mind your step...

By Scottishlandscapes  
...the abandoned pier at Portencross harbour on the Ayrshire coast.

Tags: Scotland Ayrshire Landscape and travel


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Comments


andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2014 10:23AM
Looks a wonderful place to visit dougie love the comp a cracker nice one Wink
Andy

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mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
1 Feb 2014 12:30PM
I think the hole makes a splendid picture frame to show of that rust Dougie.
Very considerate of them indeed !!
Mick.
woolybill1 Plus
9 22 67 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2014 12:57PM
Best not used as a running track.
Love this composition with the offset gap between the ridges in the background: the pier is trying to make me look at the headland in the centre. Most interesting effect.
Regards
Bill
1 Feb 2014 1:06PM
Wot...no paranoid HealthandSafety notices/cones/barricades/barriers/flashing lights/sirens???
Richsr Plus
9 90 223 England
1 Feb 2014 2:07PM
Like your comp and crop for this Dougie
R.
1 Feb 2014 2:19PM
great comp.
Wouldnt want to walk along there after the cooking wine....
mrswoolybill Plus
9 948 1479 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2014 3:33PM
Where are Elf 'n' Safety when you really need them???
Moira
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
1 Feb 2014 4:37PM
I am wondering if there is anything to stop one progressing to the end of the pier given the defect in the decking? But it does make an interesting f/g and lead in to the view across the Firth.
As always when I am down in that direction the Arran tops are shrouded in cloud.
R.
saltireblue Plus
6 5.9k 33 Norway
1 Feb 2014 6:28PM
Long time since CalMac called there...
viscostatic 10 34 5 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2014 7:14PM
That hole could be part of a plot in 'The Vital Spark' Dougie.

Phil.
I'd change my name to Doogie.
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
1 Feb 2014 7:43PM
Excellent composition Dougie, with a great sense of depth. Love that square hole.
Rende
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2014 8:28PM
Love the letterbox presentation and the shades of blue in the sky and water, the lead in fits the theme perfectly Dougie
dudler Plus
13 432 831 England
2 Feb 2014 2:32PM
Looking very hard at this, I can't quite work it out. It feels like it needs a little extra something to make it into a spectacularly good shot. Everything is right, but it doesn't quite gel yet...

Somethign needs to be extreme. I wonder if a slighly lower viewpoint, foreshortening the pier, bringing the land acrooss the way closer to the pier end, and making it inot a more extreme panoramic would do it...

Alternatively, perhaps a mono treatment?
3 Feb 2014 4:43PM
Oh yes, you better mind your step - cause that water isn't warm. For sure!
Nice shades of blue all over.
Johanna

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