Sandcastles & Clouds

Posted by Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 13 November 2008 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Another photo from this summer's holiday in France. This is my son building a sandcastle on the beach.

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bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

Like a phoenix rising from the sky and looking down upon that one child. Powerful image!

13 Nov 2008 5:27am

@bluechameleon: Thanks!

Daryl from Amagasaki, Japan

Just a great composition!

13 Nov 2008 6:19am

@Daryl: Thanks Daryl!

Observing from West Cheshire, United Kingdom

Striking composition and a superb image.

13 Nov 2008 6:36am

@Observing: Thanks Mike!

thierry from conde sur noireau, France

FABULOUS !!!!!!!

13 Nov 2008 8:07am

@thierry: Thanks Thierry...you live in a beautiful country.

Giovanni from Milan, Italy

Excellent composition and POV and stunning b/w. Great work. 5*

13 Nov 2008 8:16am

@Giovanni: Thanks Giovanni!

missparis from PARIS, France

Excellent the sky

13 Nov 2008 8:24am

@missparis: Thanks!

Hoshisato from Ealing, United Kingdom

So much detail, a feast for the eyes!

13 Nov 2008 8:25am

@Hoshisato: Thanks Hoshisato!

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan

Amazing formation of clouds in the sky. Beautiful BW picture.

13 Nov 2008 9:08am

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

Even your family photos are grand. :-)

13 Nov 2008 10:50am

Alun Lambert from cheshire, United Kingdom

cracking image, great clouds

13 Nov 2008 10:53am

philip from brugge, Belgium

nice clouds

13 Nov 2008 11:50am

Frida from Sweden

Good composition and very nice clouds.

13 Nov 2008 11:57am

zOOm from Paris, France

Wonderful clouds, like the wings of a bird. Splendid b&w as usual.

13 Nov 2008 12:14pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, United States

I think your contrasts here are striking; the clouds and sky are alive.

13 Nov 2008 1:41pm

Tom from United Kingdom

Fantastic image of the clouds.

Wish I was on a beach somewhere.

13 Nov 2008 2:57pm

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

I don't know what to say anymore Ian, just know that I'm in awe :)

13 Nov 2008 3:17pm

sorter from tehran, Iran

toooooo emotional , tooooooooooo fantastic
thanks for this shot

13 Nov 2008 3:24pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Fantastic moment.

13 Nov 2008 7:45pm

Betsy Barron from Glenmoore, United States

beautiful as per usual, Ian

13 Nov 2008 8:18pm

Mirko Herzner from Mühlheim am Main, Germany

An amazing work, Ian. Did your son even realise this sky? So strong...

13 Nov 2008 8:36pm

Laurie from New Jersey, United States

Looks like true paradise!

13 Nov 2008 11:35pm

gavin hart from Gold Coast, Australia

Absolutely fabulous sky! The inclusion of your son adds excellent foreground interest. Great compo. Great shot!

9 Dec 2008 8:52am

photo restoration retouching from Spain

I like the composition and the subject, buty I love the clouds!

10 Mar 2009 11:42am

Nikon D40
1/640 second
F/8.0
ISO 200
24 mm (35mm equiv.)

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