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Morfa Nefyn

Posted by
Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 3 June 2008 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

This is a photo from last year that I took with a small pocket camera. It's of a place called Morfa Nefyn which is in the Llŷn Peninsula, North Wales.

The Ty Coch pub here on the beach is famous for it's beautiful location

FUJIFILM FinePix F31fd 1/850 second F/5.0 ISO 100 8 mm

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Rhys from Darlington, United Kingdom

Top Shot Ian, so who really needs DSLR's anyway?! Looks a great place, must give it a visit sometime.

3 Jun 2008 5:37am

@Rhys: Thanks Rhys....I guess the main reason I eventually got a DSLR was so that I could fit an extreme wide angle lens to it like the Sigma 10-20 that I subsequently bought with the Nikon D40. As you know, no current compact cameras offer lenses that wide.

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

Small pocket camera, hey, substantiates everything you've been saying about a photographer and his tools :) Bravo on this masterful b&w, gosh I'd love to live there !

3 Jun 2008 6:02am

@Lorraine: Thanks's only partly true that it's the photographer and not the camera as I love the extreme wide angle lens that I use a lot on my DSLR. It offers a focal range that isn't available on any compact camera (the equivalent of 15 - 30mm zoom range)

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Beautiful seascape.

3 Jun 2008 6:30am

@Ana Lúcia: Thanks very much know how much I love seascapes!

Alun Lambert from cheshire, United Kingdom

Great shot, realy good in mono, Im down north wales all the time i realy must go here, looks like a great place for a pint :)

3 Jun 2008 8:51am

Alfredo J. Martiz J. from Tokyo, Japan

I love the smooth curve made by the hill and coast, you did a great job with the composition very balanced, and those structures look gorgeous!

3 Jun 2008 10:05am

Michael Skorulski from Cigel, Slovakia

The DOF and composition are lovely, Ian.

3 Jun 2008 11:51am

Helma from Tehran, Iran

very nice vista !! Great prespective and best frame ! the b&w mode is very nice in this shot !
thank you

3 Jun 2008 12:07pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, United States

This photo has a classic, timeless look.

3 Jun 2008 12:12pm

Anthony Lambert from Germany

"Red house" Can´t tell in B+W.Great shot,realy nice work.

3 Jun 2008 2:03pm

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

Very nice! That really reminds me of the movie Local Hero!

3 Jun 2008 2:38pm

António Pires from Lisbon, Portugal

Very good photo.

3 Jun 2008 4:06pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

small camera? We need to keep you away from the big cameras then!!!!!! Great shot.

3 Jun 2008 4:53pm

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan

An other nice composition and presentation.

3 Jun 2008 11:56pm

Cheryl from Texas, United States

I'm a big fan of your work, very, very nice!

4 Jun 2008 2:06am

Margie from Auckland, New Zealand

Wow, what a view! Great shot Ian.

4 Jun 2008 5:56am

Jeff T from Milwaukee, United States

Very well composed image, and the B&W conversion is perfect. A beautiful scene too.

5 Jun 2008 12:17pm

GJC from Kyoto, Japan

Really like the composition, with that small piece of foreground, then the lovely arc of the beach leading us through the image.

14 Jun 2008 5:00am

FUJIFILM FinePix F31fd
1/850 second
ISO 100
8 mm