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A walk to St. Mary's #1

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 21 September 2009 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

St. Mary's Island and lighthouse can be seen from South Shields as it is located just a few miles further north along the coast at Whitley Bay. The island lies a short distance off the mainland and is reached by a causeway which is accessible at low tide. The lighthouse is now owned by The National Trust.

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warnesworld from Norwich, United Kingdom

Very nice colour and composition. Lovely shot!

21 Sep 2009 5:58am

Mike from Lichfield, United Kingdom

A good perspective you've shot this from. Superb work.

21 Sep 2009 7:38am

Reno from Madrid, Spain

Wow, I love this composition, and the blue is so deep!!

21 Sep 2009 9:19am

narcís from Girona, Catalunya, Spain

Bonic paisatge amb bones textures. SALUT!!!

21 Sep 2009 11:18am

kerfendal from Paris, France

very close to french Corwalls

21 Sep 2009 12:16pm

LCImagery from Oregon, United States

Excellent composition and perspective. Love the deep blue of the sky.

21 Sep 2009 12:46pm

Mags from Paris, France

Very nice composition !

21 Sep 2009 1:23pm

Earnest from Oklahoma, United States

Beautiful photo and excellent documentation!

21 Sep 2009 1:32pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

Really like the rich deep blue & perspective...good job Curly!

21 Sep 2009 2:04pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

Congratulations for the contrast, here. A beautiful shot

21 Sep 2009 3:15pm

Vert Pomme from Montreuil Sous Bois, France

Superbe ce paysage marin très belle composition et la couleur du ciel un pur régal.

21 Sep 2009 4:07pm

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Nice one Curly

21 Sep 2009 5:02pm

kaveh Sadeghi-Azad from TEHRAN, Iran

nice shot, it's wonderful.

21 Sep 2009 5:22pm

Bill Laing from Corvallis, OR, United States

This is a stunning image. I like the vignetting that really enhances the foreground and background subjects. I'm new to Am3, so I'm encountering your work for the first time. I'm impressed by the quality of your images and the diversity of subject matter in your portfolio--I particularly liked the couple dancing. I'm looking forward to experiencing, then studying, your work--I can learn a lot from it. Thanks for sharing it with us.

21 Sep 2009 5:23pm

mo.langel from Switzerland

Excellent perspective and beautiful colors!

21 Sep 2009 6:32pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Beautiful landscape!

21 Sep 2009 6:48pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautiful capture here with the gradients of blue sky here. Great composition with the pylons and the lighthouse stands out like a beacon (no pun intended) with how bright white it is.

21 Sep 2009 6:50pm

Bishop from Houston, United States

Interesting foreground... great shot!

21 Sep 2009 6:54pm

luwi from Innsbruck, Austria

beautiful image, well composed, good work

21 Sep 2009 7:08pm

Philip from Cowbridge, United Kingdom

Stunning photo. I particularly like the 'fence posts' in the foreground - they nicely frame the lighthouse in the distance.

21 Sep 2009 7:17pm

mascha from kootstertille, Netherlands

Wow , what a great picture, perfect perspective and beautiful colours !!
Well done!! Bye Mascha

21 Sep 2009 8:12pm

Manel from Girona, Spain

Great landscape and very interesting post processing work. Gut result

21 Sep 2009 8:15pm

k@ from Paris, France

What a bright inviting light (and colors) !
Love the compo too*

21 Sep 2009 9:00pm

Anina from Auckland, New Zealand

WOW!!! Most definitely my fav for day! I love the colours and comp. The blue is lovely. The textures and detail are amazing. Well done

21 Sep 2009 9:25pm

Blackdog from London, United Kingdom

St Mary's lighthouse. Many times I have walked out there when I was living in Newcastle. I like your composition with the strong verticals of the old breakwater giving a sense of scale and depth.

21 Sep 2009 9:46pm

flyingwind风飞扬 from Bridgetown, Barbados

Very nice dark effect of this picture with so sharp details!!!

21 Sep 2009 9:57pm

Kaveh from Abadan, Iran

beautiful blue , , ,

21 Sep 2009 10:38pm

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

excellent composition and colours!

22 Sep 2009 4:36am

mseguid from Es Castell-Menorca-I Balears, Spain

I like the vignetting. It´s original picture. Good perspective.

22 Sep 2009 5:04am

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld(an old West Wales boy), Germany

Gob smackingly brilliant.Wonderful colours and fantastic framing !!

22 Sep 2009 2:47pm

Daryl Johnson from Farnham, United Kingdom

Great sweeping view, nice lighting.

22 Sep 2009 6:19pm

Lambspun from Madison, Maine, United States

Very nice capture. I love the posts in the foreground. And the lighthouse in itself is a piece of art! Very beautiful!

22 Sep 2009 8:17pm

Mj007 from Osaka, Japan

what a cool shot!! i love it!!

22 Sep 2009 9:40pm

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

An outstanding composition! A good angle and a splendid DoF!

23 Sep 2009 2:46am

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Fantastic! Outstanding work!!! Love the post processing. The colours are so rich. Fabulous framing

23 Sep 2009 6:51pm

Twelvebit from Victoria, United States

Neat location.

24 Sep 2009 9:43pm

eva from Rouen, France

a great composition and marvelous colours

24 Sep 2009 10:02pm

Karthik from Chennai, India

Excellent framing!

25 Sep 2009 1:34am

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Cool capture. Love the posts.

25 Sep 2009 2:23pm

Joan Mercadal García from Ciutadella de Menorca, Spain

Good composition and colours. Maybe it will be great in Black and white...

Salutacions des de Menorca

25 Sep 2009 9:36pm

Nick from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

I love this. Very good composition.

26 Sep 2009 1:47am

igor crovato from manchester, United Kingdom

Very wisely and nicely composed this shot, with the lighthouse well placed off center and well balanced by the poles in the fg. The blue gradient of the sky is a great addition thanks to its intensity. A very pleasant picture to look at!


27 Sep 2009 5:22pm

coriandre from Villeneuve sur lot, France

J'aime vraiment cette photo, les couleurs, le cadrage, la perspective

28 Oct 2009 8:31pm