• Mile marker, for shipping
  • Light house at New Brighton
  • The hills of Wales
  • beautifful - rockke l khoa l VietNamCFDgroup
  • Amazing! - wesbs
  • tones - stella-mia
  • Here comes the darkness, after investigation, although this effect is bumped by increased contrast curves, the darkness is due to the angle of setting sun and the circular pol filter, I have more pictures that use this to much nicer effect.
  • In large you can see the lights over on the Wirral are on.
  • the beginning of time - kevin dooley

Stones, Crosby beach. Explore

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Another from the muddy boots and loaf of bread session, post sundown at Crosby. (possibly not the last, sorry, I will start apologising for them)

So I think I’ve said before in ‘Flat’ that the thing about Crosby beach is that ‘s totally flat, well as you saw from the slope in the pano, it does have a natural run away slope.. but still no rocky features that would add interest and catch swirling water nicely.... However there are two places that I know fairly smallish rocks collect... I don’t know if these are debris from the foundations of pipes and such like or what, there is one collection between Crosby and Blundelsands, and another pile here at the end of the pipe that has featured in many of the pictures recently.

You can see a mile marker, in view and also, when seen on the full size image, Perch Rock light house and fort over on the Wirral, with the hills of Wales beyond, I don’t expect any of that to be appreciated at this scale though.

Be warned if you want to attempt shots here or beyond, check tide times, it does come in very quickly, if you see it coming, you would not reach shore without swimming... also wear very tight fitting boots, I near lost mine here, so I will suggest that I’ve risked life and limb to show this picture :)

Incidentally the darkness is as the camera saw, there is no vignette, although added contrast accentuates the effect, the light post sun down has extreme contrast and and is highly polarised, with little diffused ambient light, very wide angle lenses with these filters often 'suffer' from this as direction of the polarised light coming from different parts of the sky reach the camera. I do have other pictures featuring this effect which I may share, if you are really interested let me know.

Have a great day!

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  1. Chad McDonald 52 months ago | reply

    Fantastic my friend! Congrats on Explore! Well Deserved!

  2. Tommy Delpiano 52 months ago | reply

    FAntastic details

  3. [Photom] 52 months ago | reply

    oh this is immense.... those blues... awesome shot!

  4. Mollow2 52 months ago | reply

    I recognised this was Crosby before I read the title. Glorious shot, the colour and tone is fab :)

  5. kittacabe 52 months ago | reply

    Great shot love the reflections!!

  6. &ndie [deleted] 52 months ago | reply

    That is my absolute favourite yet! The colours are to die for. Love the vignetting, the reflections, the composition.

  7. LOlandeseVolante 52 months ago | reply

    This is amazing! It is very well composed and its tones are really beautiful.

    Seen in Explore.

  8. loic.photo 52 months ago | reply

    Wow, wow , wow, wow, wow ! What else could I say ? (-;=

  9. 狂野的男人 52 months ago | reply

    wonderful blue planet!

  10. Nikki__ 52 months ago | reply

    stunning shot! great reflection!

    happy holidays!

  11. Shellonious 52 months ago | reply

    Superb work, love the blues.

  12. MDiCola Photography 52 months ago | reply

    amazing shot! love the different textures and all the different blues!

  13. whooaaaa 51 months ago | reply

    Love the way You used the color blue, it gaves this picture a real soul and emotion ! So amazing

  14. Webgrisu 40 months ago | reply

    excellent shot! the clouds, the color, the reflections ... stunning!

  15. valentino * 40 months ago | reply

    bella fotografia

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