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Dragon's Breath

The first of the shots from my holiday down to Cornwall and probably the one of the hardest shots to expose I've ever taken.

 

This was taken just outside Polzeath, facing towards Pentire Point. The sun was just out of frame on the left hand side and low down (I was on my way to the cliffs for sunset) and was backed by a strong onshore wind which was blowing the sea spray up the gullies of the cliffs, allowing them to be highlighted by the low sun passing through them. Exposing to get even some detail in the cliff without blowing the sky was a nightmare and this was the best I could manage.

 

I'm sure there's a lot more to be had out of this image but my post processing skills aren't up to the task yet!

 

EOS 50D / Sigma 28-135mm

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Taken on May 24, 2011