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There may be trouble ahead.......

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 6 October 2010 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Threatening clouds just before sunset at Souter Ligthouse, Whitburn, just on the southern boundary of South Shields.

A three shot HDR converted to black and white in Nik Silver Efex.

PENTAX K100D 1 second F/5.6 ISO 200 38 mm

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PascalXLD from Rennes, France

Impressionnant ce paysage

Bonne journée

6 Oct 2010 6:17am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

ANother timeless Curly Classic! Those skies do look threatening!

6 Oct 2010 6:34am

Richard from Duns, United Kingdom

Wonderful photo, great stuff

6 Oct 2010 6:56am

Yvon from Orleans, France

Gréât landscape

6 Oct 2010 7:02am

Sonia Nansid from Barcelona Stockholm, Sweden

Beautiful framing showing only half the road and superb pp!

6 Oct 2010 8:08am

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

A nice sweeping view. I like the road going out of the frame but intercepted by a building and leading back into the center again. Beautiful heavy sky !!

6 Oct 2010 8:34am

Smitha from Paris, France

Lovely!

6 Oct 2010 8:41am

Albert from Hamburg, Germany

Great mood here. I love the color tones. The composition is also good.

6 Oct 2010 9:00am

kitty from Seoul, South Korea

yes, looks that way. Great way to create atmosphere and foreboding

6 Oct 2010 9:04am

oncho from granada, Spain

Great composition and work

6 Oct 2010 9:09am

carlyteen from Canary Islands, Spain

this is poetry, my congrats!

6 Oct 2010 9:10am

k@ from Paris, France

Those brownish tones are super & the mood strong, Curly.

6 Oct 2010 9:15am

Mici from Mississauga, Canada

Very dramatic, well done

6 Oct 2010 1:46pm

Trina from Pennsylvania, United States

Great skies! Like what you did in pp too!

6 Oct 2010 1:59pm

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Great location...Excellent work.

6 Oct 2010 2:35pm

Andrea from Regina, Canada

Great mood, and love the processing.

6 Oct 2010 2:59pm

rio from United States

vey NiCe OnE Curl.

6 Oct 2010 3:16pm

Shahryar from Isfahan, Iran

very nice ,great mood :)

6 Oct 2010 4:07pm

Manuel Hompanera from La Robla, Spain

Un sepia precioso.

6 Oct 2010 5:13pm

cristina from Barcelona (Catalunya), Spain

preciosa composición! y e tratamiento que le has dado la transporta a una atmosfera impresionante
petons

6 Oct 2010 5:48pm

Graham Russon from Cape Town, South Africa

Wonderful shot, processing is fantastic

6 Oct 2010 7:33pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

always partial to a lighthouse!

6 Oct 2010 7:56pm

STEED from Somewhere, France

Wow !!!!!!!!! Storm's coming.......Love it...

6 Oct 2010 8:08pm

PATRICK from miramas, France

very great capture

6 Oct 2010 8:37pm

Julie Dorbec from Hillerød, Denmark

Beautiful shot, the composition is so nice with the road on the right, and the sky is impressive!

6 Oct 2010 8:49pm

mandragora69 from Badalona, Spain

Great image treatment.

6 Oct 2010 8:56pm

JJ from Jersey City, United States

The tones here make for a wonderfully dramatic shot

thanks for the critique on my shot, I see what you mean the tree is distracting, thanks for the honesty

6 Oct 2010 8:58pm

Annierita & Annisabelle from New Delhi & Belle Ile, India

beautiful lanscape looking like my island ;annisabell

6 Oct 2010 9:06pm

Becky from los angeles, United States

wonderful! love the tones - again a great image!

7 Oct 2010 12:24am

Wilson of Waterbury from Waterbury, Connecticut, United States

Nice HDR, and the processing is good. I still lust for the Nik software. :)

7 Oct 2010 12:34am

Julie Brown from Indianapolis, United States

Great composition and awesome processing, as usual.

7 Oct 2010 12:35am

mirela from brighton, United States

it sure looks like! great one, again!

7 Oct 2010 1:51am

Jurgen from Sydney, Australia

nice dramatic landscape

7 Oct 2010 1:58am

Seraphine from San Francisco, United States

hi curly!
it's extraordinary how you made the fields and the clouds resemble ocean waves. it def makes me want to seek shelter.
it's beautifully done.

7 Oct 2010 2:12am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Great choice to process in B&W as it emphasizes the ominous storm on the horizon. The vast, open landscape also helps to give the lighthouse a sense of "fragility" here as if it may be consumed by the storm.

7 Oct 2010 3:48am

Xerophytes from London, United Kingdom

Fantastic!

7 Oct 2010 10:38am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

I like the mysterious atmosphere.

7 Oct 2010 11:34am

Peter from London, United Kingdom

wonderful capture. I really like the silver efex effect.

7 Oct 2010 6:54pm

jhcibils from Berlin, Germany

great atmosphere!

7 Oct 2010 11:01pm

LoulouPix from New York, United States

Amazing mood in that picture. Love it.

10 Oct 2010 2:31am

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Awesome atmosphere..the tones are great ...

17 Oct 2010 8:09am

PENTAX K100D
1 second
F/5.6
ISO 200
38 mm

black-and-white
souter
lighthouse
south-shields
whitburn
hdr