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donzer 16 25
1 Dec 2004 1:58PM
absolutely - very gloomy indeed. Great photo and think the grain added in PS really adds to the photo - makes it look older.

Well Done - Donna

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stevem 16 238 United Kingdom
1 Dec 2004 2:02PM
Made a good image though! Nice B&W.
Steve...
Tonyd3 16 1.1k 18 United Kingdom
1 Dec 2004 2:02PM
Excellent shot but would love to know were this is
adversa 18 1 United Kingdom
1 Dec 2004 2:02PM
Superb image! Well done indeed. Bill
Chris_H 16 1.5k 1
1 Dec 2004 2:04PM
Excellent shot.

Chris
ajhollingbery 16 106 England
1 Dec 2004 2:05PM
Excellent. I love the grittiness of this scene and the presentation.

Andy
rowdy 49 15 5 England
1 Dec 2004 2:09PM
Works well nice photo.

Paul
lyne 16 15
1 Dec 2004 2:18PM
Excellent shot,love the effect welldone.lyne
jimyoung 15 8
1 Dec 2004 2:21PM
You have made this look as if it were taken years ago - it really is full of atmosphere.
-ve Is that horizon sloping to the left?
jimyoung 15 8
1 Dec 2004 2:22PM
PS - it is one of my main failings and one I have to correct in nearly all of my sea shots.
MattHusala 17 8 England
1 Dec 2004 2:26PM
This is a great idea and image...I would have just packed up and gone home and missed this. Just shows what a bit of thought and a good eye can do.
pps. I fall into this trap myself Jim...SnapSad
henno 17 1 Scotland
1 Dec 2004 2:27PM
Nice shot - sky sets the mood
ericfaragh 16 149 5 United Kingdom
1 Dec 2004 2:28PM
Beautiful bw composition. Well done.
Dinda 15 90 United Kingdom
1 Dec 2004 2:35PM
Lovely composition and I like the grainy look
norton 16 2 6 Jersey
1 Dec 2004 2:40PM
Superb image well done...~Click~
Tony.
gwyn h 16 432
1 Dec 2004 2:40PM
Very atmospheric shot Martin, nice one. One click for the shot and, if I could, another for your entertaining personal profile!!

Gwyn
bassan Plus
17 13
1 Dec 2004 2:40PM
like it, the grain works well in the shot
matmonty 15 136 United Kingdom
1 Dec 2004 2:41PM
Great shot, works well in B/W, well done.
Click.

Mat
Portknockie 15 48 Scotland
1 Dec 2004 3:11PM
Looks great in B/W.would like to see in colour also Click Don
claret 16 49 England
2 Dec 2004 12:44AM
Works really well in B&W.
Click Iain
riprap007 15 1.6k 37 England
2 Dec 2004 1:14AM
fine image, click
Taff 15 59 Scotland
2 Dec 2004 1:34AM
Wahey - 22 clicks - my best result yet!!!!

Thanks to all those who took the time and trouble to comment. A few responses from me:

Tony - Cove Harbour is a tiny Fisherman's cove near Cockburnspath on the Scottish Borders. Very photogenic area, was used for the opening scene of 'Mrs Brown'.
It's a very easy place to find - head up the A1 from Berwick on Tweed, after about 40 minutes you'll come to a roundabout signposted left for Cockburnspath, right for Pease Bay. Turn right, and 50 yards from the roundabout you'll see a sign on the left for Cove harbour.

Jim - On your 'sloping horizon' point. You're right, it does slope to the left. Not sure if it's caused by barrel distortion though, as the lens was set to wide angle. When I tried to correct it, the rest of the photograph looked odd. Perhaps the answer is not to use such a wide angle setting?

Gwyn - My personal profile - Hhhm, probably wasn't a good idea to write it when I was under the affluence of inchohol. Must get round to change it someday. Glad it gave you a laff!

Thanks again folks - I emerge into the world this Thursday morning a brighter and more confident bloke!

Martin



A_Harrison 15 261 Canada
2 Dec 2004 2:09AM
wonderful image.

Allan
User_Removed 15 4.3k 2 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2004 1:20PM
Works really well, and I love it.
M♥
Taff 15 59 Scotland
30 Dec 2004 10:52AM
C'mon peeps just 3 clicks to go for my first RC award!
20 Nov 2005 10:25AM
Taff.
This is an amazing photo. I will certainly look out for this location if I am ever near the borders. Polli X
BertC Plus
13 29 Malta
8 Jan 2007 11:19AM
Fantastic mono work Martin. Well composed and superb tone and mood.
Bert
16 May 2007 10:53PM
Nice image.
Fred.

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