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Cool blue waters

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 8 February 2011 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Looking across Trow Rocks from Graham Sands, South Shields towards Tynemouth headland and the two lighthouses.

Two Cokin ND filters (2 stop and 8 stop) to hold back the exposure on this bright afternoon, and a little post processing using Nik Color Efex Pro.

PENTAX K100D 4 seconds F/22.0 ISO 200 27 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Terrific long exposure - great result with the ND filters on such a bright day. I like the low angle on these seascapes.

8 Feb 2011 6:34am

PascalXLD from Rennes, France

Une superbe lumière sur ce bord de mer

Bonne journée

8 Feb 2011 6:45am

Richard from Duns, United Kingdom

Curly this is a cracker!

8 Feb 2011 7:05am

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

wow, this is so beautiful
now I know what to do on these bright winterday that we actually have
thanks for the hint ;-)

8 Feb 2011 7:09am

Bill Brown from California, United States


8 Feb 2011 7:17am

DowsherVision from PARIS, France

I like that ! Great use of the slow shutter speed, this is very well done.

8 Feb 2011 7:30am

PATRICK from miramas, France

splendid 5***

8 Feb 2011 7:39am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

This is a fabulous view and beautifully photographed.

8 Feb 2011 7:46am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

WOW.. superb shot. love the tones very much. 5*

8 Feb 2011 8:46am

Sylvie49 capture image from Anjou - Maine et Loire, France

I like. beautiful shot and processing.

8 Feb 2011 9:13am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

A true marvel with this pose slowly. Splendid image. 5 * Good day.

8 Feb 2011 9:26am

Marleen from Doesburg, Netherlands

Magical seascape! The long exposure works so very well- great work!

8 Feb 2011 9:34am

Paco Rubio from Barcelona, Spain

Congratulations Curly ... I like this photo .. someday I hope to be able to do something! Greetings

8 Feb 2011 9:50am

Sonia Nansid from Stockholm, Sweden

This is very beautiful and well done. It is so exciting to open your page every day, we never know what are we gonna find, Hdr, long exposure, street photography, macro puzzles? I love that.

8 Feb 2011 10:31am

69mil from On the road, Argentina


8 Feb 2011 10:33am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

The long exposure has worked so well

8 Feb 2011 11:40am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Beautiful..water turn into soft cloud in 4sec....5*

8 Feb 2011 12:03pm

kitty from Seoul, South Korea

Beautiful, the light curving nicely over it all ^^

8 Feb 2011 12:12pm

Marilla from Turku, Finland

The blue tones make the view cooler and more beautiful too.

8 Feb 2011 12:30pm

Karine from Loiret, France

It is perfect ! Very beautiful !

8 Feb 2011 12:30pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

You have outdone yourself in this shot Curly! Well done and 5-stars!!!! Bravo! ;-)

8 Feb 2011 12:41pm

Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

Bravo, Excellent 5 stars

8 Feb 2011 1:06pm

Silvia Ganora Photography from Domodossola, Italy

Just beautiful! Wonderful light

8 Feb 2011 1:55pm

Nilla´s photo shoots from Östergötland, Sweden

Today I marvel over your beautiful picture. You also live in a beautiful place, and I'm so glad you share it with us here at AM3. It was a very successful performance by the waves. (with the NDfilters)

8 Feb 2011 2:11pm

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

The come back of Curly's rocks.
Big success.

8 Feb 2011 2:15pm

James Guillory Photography from Garner, United States

Curly, Great use of the filters, you would not know this is the middle of the day. Beautiful image you pulled off....

8 Feb 2011 2:16pm

klausZ from Kufstein, Austria

wow, great seascape with awesome compo of water and stones!

8 Feb 2011 3:34pm

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Wonderful landscape. Your long exposure and colors are perfect.

8 Feb 2011 4:45pm

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom


8 Feb 2011 5:07pm

keith from killarney, Ireland

simple but wonderful great image

8 Feb 2011 5:24pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

wonderful rocks

8 Feb 2011 6:07pm

Uistnomad from North Uist, United Kingdom

nice photo - nice colours

8 Feb 2011 6:29pm

Tomix from landerneau, France


8 Feb 2011 6:37pm

missparis from PARIS, France


8 Feb 2011 7:33pm

Marc from Granby, Québec, Canada

The light is splendid very nice Curly

8 Feb 2011 8:05pm

philippe from moselle, France

superbe, dommage pour le ciel à l'arrière plan, je le trouve un peu trop pixelisé !!!!

8 Feb 2011 8:22pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

superbe paysage.

8 Feb 2011 8:35pm

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

Simply brilliant! I love the tones and the effect on the water. 5 stars for sure!

8 Feb 2011 8:49pm

J.R. from Ginowan, Japan

Yeah! Great work, so much for a novice to learn. So many toys to play with because to me that where it's at, this is release a time to enjoy have fun and learn while your at it.

8 Feb 2011 9:05pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

very stylish Sir!

8 Feb 2011 9:12pm

Anna Kristina from Stockholm, Sweden

This is very pretty! Well done!

8 Feb 2011 10:27pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States


8 Feb 2011 11:44pm

Stephen Phillips from San Francisco, United States

A 4 second exposure in daylight - well though out and executed, Curly - to beautiful effect.

9 Feb 2011 12:47am

Photographs by M.E. from San Francisco, United States

this is sooooo wicked! so excellent!

9 Feb 2011 1:51am

Céline from New York City, United States

Very nice shot !

9 Feb 2011 3:13am

Becky from los angeles, United States

there's a feeling of forever in this image - beautiful - wow.

9 Feb 2011 3:20am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

The slow shutter speed shows how animated the waters were which, in turn, provides nice contrasts against the rocks. Beautiful blues captured here.

9 Feb 2011 3:32am

Stefan from Thiersee, Austria

Beautiful image, stunning!

9 Feb 2011 4:06am

myky from London, Canada

Another fantastic image of this fascinating landscape of rocks and water...

9 Feb 2011 4:32am

Christine from Duns, United Kingdom

This really works, the light is beautiful

9 Feb 2011 7:34am

Sina Sohi from Tehran, Iran


9 Feb 2011 8:43am

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

Amazing light, fantastic details!

9 Feb 2011 10:27am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

fine work with the nd filters - the effect is superb! good composition with plenty of interest around and great colours too!

9 Feb 2011 1:41pm

Stottiecake from United Kingdom

Wonderful and inspiring photograph. Well done and much appreciated

9 Feb 2011 6:55pm

¨‘°ºO Dutçh Oº°‘¨ from Neverwhere, United States

I never heard of combining the nd filters but i guess for a longer exposure it makes sense. Nicely done, love these tones.

9 Feb 2011 11:38pm

luwi from Innsbruck, Austria

beautiful! I like the combination of water and stones!

10 Feb 2011 8:06pm

LoulouPix from New York, United States

Great landscape and amazing colors. Very very nice

12 Feb 2011 3:43pm

Scotfot from Kabul, Afghanistan

superb series of images - the colours are so rich! Looks like the Arctic!

13 Feb 2011 8:34pm

4 seconds
ISO 200
27 mm (35mm equiv.)