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Target Rock

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 30 January 2011 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Later in the afternoon as the sun sets behind me in South Shields, this is (what is known locally as) "Target Rock".
Situated at the southern end of the bay in Graham Sands behind Trow Rocks.

PENTAX K100D 1/60 second F/9.5 ISO 200 27 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Maria Draper from California, United States

lovely colors..great detail in the rocks

30 Jan 2011 5:03am

Subhendu from Berhampore, India

Wow, beautiful colours. Nice presentation. Great work.

30 Jan 2011 5:05am

myky from London, Canada

Such a well conceived composition in every way!

30 Jan 2011 5:31am

Céline from New York City, United States

Lovely tones and textures !

30 Jan 2011 6:03am

Fraucha from Bila Tserkva, Ukraine

Now your talkin'!! I know, not such a creative comment, but this is one of your better examples of HDR, accurate reproduction of what our eyes should see.

30 Jan 2011 6:09am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Colorful stones ! Really interesting shot.

30 Jan 2011 6:43am

Gary from Cochise County, United States

They almost look like sponges. The processing is well done.

30 Jan 2011 7:20am

CATCHLIGHT from Reading, United Kingdom

Nicely done and beautiful light.

30 Jan 2011 7:49am

luwi from Innsbruck, Austria

well done Curly! this landscape is perfectly composed in this foto!

30 Jan 2011 7:59am

jafadabret from Annonay, France

Le rendu tes textures, les couleurs et le paysage font une excellente photo.

30 Jan 2011 8:16am

PATRICK from miramas, France

excellent 5****

30 Jan 2011 8:37am

Christine from Duns, United Kingdom

I love the textures and tones

30 Jan 2011 8:39am

Richard from Duns, United Kingdom

Fabulous, the T & T's are perfect!

30 Jan 2011 8:53am

cristoF from montbéliard, France

des couleurs superbe dans un bel endroit.bravo!

30 Jan 2011 9:23am

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

STUNNING! This is one of my favorites of yours. I love the tones and the textures of the rocks in the foreground

30 Jan 2011 9:40am

Richard from Duns, United Kingdom

Curly, you were right about my shot needing more shadow detail, I tweaked it. . .thanks!

30 Jan 2011 9:46am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Definately a Curly shot! and one of your best

30 Jan 2011 10:09am

Gerry from Palmerston North, New Zealand

Good one, nice gritty shot.

30 Jan 2011 10:21am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Fabulous light/colour/texture. What more could you want?

30 Jan 2011 10:25am

PascalXLD from Rennes, France

Superbe lumière

Bonne journée

30 Jan 2011 10:26am

Franz from Baden, Austria

once again, superb dof and very attractive colours!

30 Jan 2011 10:30am

digitalCG from Manchester, United Kingdom

Cracking light and framing here Curly.

30 Jan 2011 11:20am

Julie Brown from Indianapolis, United States

The detail in the beach rocks is most interesting.

30 Jan 2011 12:12pm

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Oh oh, subtile tones and crisp image.

30 Jan 2011 12:39pm

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Wonderful composition and great colors !

30 Jan 2011 1:00pm

Mhelene from Paris, France

Superb colors and a beautiful composition !

30 Jan 2011 1:32pm

MONICA from Paradise Valley, United States

A perfect picture in all ways.

30 Jan 2011 2:22pm

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Beautiful image!

30 Jan 2011 3:23pm

marci from in, Morocco

the hues are soft and beautiful! we're viewing the world through rose-colored glasses!

30 Jan 2011 3:36pm

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Super light.......

30 Jan 2011 5:01pm

Wild Mustang Photography from Carlisle, Massachusetts, United States

Stunning light and textures! A beautiful composition and POV!!!!

30 Jan 2011 5:45pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

great light & composition Curly.

30 Jan 2011 5:46pm

STEED from Somewhere, France

Five Stars,friend !!!

30 Jan 2011 6:00pm

Monik from PARIS, France

La compositionest superbe, les couleurs étonnantes et magnifiques!

30 Jan 2011 6:18pm

H A M Z E H from Iran

nice shot

30 Jan 2011 6:20pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

I am a lover of landscapes with rocks and inveterate collector. I'm obsessed with them! Beautiful landscape full of them all beautifully, I love the light in your picture! Best regards, Adela

30 Jan 2011 6:45pm

klauSZ from Kufstein, Austria

beautiful colors!!! great mood!

30 Jan 2011 6:56pm

Phil David Morris from Saskatoon, Canada

You have the golden glow of the setting sun, which is so very attractive hitting the
rocks, making for a most beautiful composition, nature at it most beautiful time of day.

30 Jan 2011 8:29pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Beautiful colours and textures in this exquisitely lit shot! Well done Curly! 5-stars!!! Bravo! ;-)

30 Jan 2011 9:03pm

Enzo from Lausanne, Switzerland

Belle composition et restitution de la matière éclairée par le soleil couchant

30 Jan 2011 9:33pm

MissT from Chicagoland, United States

Great color and detail! This is a very inviting scene.

30 Jan 2011 9:56pm

© Jean-Bernard Reynier from Lyon, France

Great POV choice here, and great tones.

30 Jan 2011 9:57pm

fiziskandarZ from United Kingdom

great composition and i love the level of detail!

30 Jan 2011 11:00pm

Araceli Martinez from Barcelona, Spain

Impresionan las piedras del primer plano tan enfocadas.

30 Jan 2011 11:30pm

Hilde Morin from Portland, Oregon, United States

WONDERFUL color scheme! and excellent texture in the foreground.

31 Jan 2011 1:23am

Julie from Easton, United States

The colors are just so awesome! Man, I really would love to visit this place!

31 Jan 2011 1:27am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

superb photo! nice low angle composition from right above the rocks with excellent detail and sharpness!

31 Jan 2011 2:05am

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

Love the tones and rich textures. Beautiful image!

31 Jan 2011 4:55am

Mike from California, United States

Great color and detail captured here...nice shot.

31 Jan 2011 5:04am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Beautiful tones, love the texture.

31 Jan 2011 9:30am

Tomix from landerneau, France

fantastic image! 5*!!

31 Jan 2011 10:28am

❀ Yvonne Simons ❀ from Tilburg, Netherlands

I'm in love with this landscape, magnificent!

31 Jan 2011 2:30pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

fabulous rocks

31 Jan 2011 9:47pm

Punit from Somewhere in, India

Lovely textures, details and lighting here! Wonderful rocks.

1 Feb 2011 4:27am

Albert Manso from barcelona, Spain

Spectacular landscape! Great capture!

1 Feb 2011 9:18am

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

Stunning shot and so many details! Love these sponge-like rocks!

1 Feb 2011 6:10pm

Stephen Phillips from San Francisco, United States

The detail and light! Magnificent my friend.

2 Feb 2011 12:26am

Charles from Somewhere in California, United States

Nice shot, great detail and colours. I quite like the light as well.

2 Feb 2011 5:06am

JTPalacio from Bilbao, Spain

amazing image!

2 Feb 2011 9:05pm

Rosa Frei - Photo Emotions from Ouarzazate, Morocco

Wonderful image, love the colors and the light!

3 Feb 2011 8:28pm

christiansaboya from mataro, Spain

wonderful landscape, fantastic warm tones

4 Feb 2011 10:53am

Ryan from Tucson, United States

Beautiful pic! And thank you for all of your generous comments!

5 Feb 2011 10:46am

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Lovely shot..nice rocks textures...some look like sea sponges..great colors..nice waves curls out there too.

7 Feb 2011 5:26pm

1/60 second
ISO 200
27 mm (35mm equiv.)