No it's not the Gobi desert....this is what Southport Beach in NW England looks like in the summer when the tide is out. (the tide hardly ever comes in for that matter :-)
The dots that you can see are all the local people and tourists enjoying the weekend summer sunshine which has been a rare event over the last few years.
All I've done with this in post processing is to convert it to mono with that blueish tone you can see and I applied a heavy vignette to the sky.
I've decided to enter the 'Cool Photoblogs' annual competition again this year. I'd really appreciate a vote from any of you who like my blog and who feel up to going through the registration process that is required in order to be able to vote: 2009 Photoblog Awards
Like what you see here and are interested in photographic composition?.....the blog section of my website now has a complete set of 5 articles covering my personal approach to the subject: Ian Bramham Photography - Blog
For purchasing high quality archival prints of any of these photos you can send me an email by clicking here or by going to my website Ian Bramham - Fine Art Photography where prices are listed in the gallery sections under each individual photo.
21 mm (35mm equiv.)