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Turnberry lighthouse

I accompanied my rugby team to Maybole today, and spent most of the afternoon with the Nikon and a long lens snapping away like a man posessed.

 

I had planned a landscape shoot round the trip, and that was to the coast at Turnberry. A quick bimble through the golf course brought me to the shoreline and I pretty quickly saw the shot I wanted.

 

This isn't it. The shot I originally saw was lacking atmosphere and emotion. The tide was on it's way out - I'd normally prefer it coming in, but gradually the round-ish rock here revealed itself and I got this one shot of it before getting hit with a wave.

 

I was wet, the camera was wet, and the 0.9 grad I used got all fogged up so I had to retreat and try and sort it.

 

The ten stop filter came out for a couple of shots, but I think this has the best feeling to it, I'll maybe post another later, but this was the shot of the day. Not bad for a first visit.

 

Canon Eos 5D, 17-40L, hi-tech filters.

 

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Taken on October 9, 2010