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The Wind and the Waves


The Wind and the Waves
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Copyright: Paul Haynes (PaulH) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1137 W: 26 N: 3879] (13882)
Genre: Landscapes
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-12-03
Categories: Seascape
Exposure: f/3.7, 1/1000 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): !Lands across the ocean [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2006-12-03 13:52
Viewed: 3068
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The UK has taken a bit of a battering this weekend, with storm force winds and big seas pounding nearly everywhere.
This was taken at about midday today at Man O' War bay, next door neighbour to Durdle Door. According to A1surf.com, there was a 17ft swell in the Bournemouth reef areas today, with more expected tonight. I will post some more shots of what exactly those waves are breaking on to make them explode into the air like that.

Slight tweaking in PS to adjust levels as i was having trouble exposing for the brightness of the spray and foam whilst in the shadow of a large cliff under changable skies!

Good fun to watch :o)


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Hi PAul,
Great impressive action shot. Very good registration of the force of nature. I'm vey curious to see your other pics of this violence. Well done,
Regards, Ruud

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  • mrcrow Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 422 W: 98 N: 194] (3008)
  • [2006-12-04 11:39]

you got out there and got the stuff we missed..i see plymouth got a belting along with essex.
i can see how you may have got the timing here just right...since some cameras take a little while to fire fully..
strangely peaceful sky looking on in the background..
hope we miss this tonight as well
cheers
geof

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