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Walking into the Light

Posted by
Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 12 October 2009 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

A photo from Morecambe Bay in NW England

NIKON D40 1/500 second F/11.0 ISO 200 21 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

very nice image, love the warm colour. good forground

12 Oct 2009 5:38am

@Alun: Thanks Alun!

Mirko Herzner from Germany

I am glad you chose a colored version for this shot even though I am sure that it's a stunning b/w image as well. Lovely light and composition.

12 Oct 2009 6:06am

@Mirko Herzner: Thanks Mirko.....yes it's a photo which is much better in colour than B&W.

yz from Budapest, Hungary

just beautiful, perfectly composed

12 Oct 2009 6:09am

@yz: Thanks yz!

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

I'm green with envy with how you do these images!!! Love them.

12 Oct 2009 6:55am

@Ana Lúcia: Thanks Ana :-)

Sockpuppet from Canberra, Australia

great shot, i love the texture in the foreground detail. great exposure for pretty much shooting directly into the light. well done.

12 Oct 2009 7:20am

@Sockpuppet: Thanks very much!

Frida from Sweden

A great exposure Ian. I like the light and the feeling of vastness. The beach seems to go on forever.

12 Oct 2009 8:56am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Absolutely fabulous! Not frequent your photos in color, but they can be wonderful, like this one. I like veryu much the depth of the image and the details of the foreground. Congratulations!

12 Oct 2009 11:52am

Babzy from Besançon, France

Just gorgeous !!!

12 Oct 2009 11:52am

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

I love the warm colors and light, and the composition too.

12 Oct 2009 12:08pm

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

Excellent shot Ian. And so sharp! The people walking in the distance really draw your eyes well.

12 Oct 2009 12:49pm

missparis from PARIS, France

Magnifiques ces teintes

12 Oct 2009 3:03pm

Onlymehdi from Wayne, United States


12 Oct 2009 3:24pm

Sandra from Thoiry, France

Oh this one is just amazing! The colors are beautiful!

12 Oct 2009 5:12pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Wonderful warm tones Ian.

12 Oct 2009 5:30pm

k@ from Paris, France

I love this gorgeous light of yours* The tiny silhouettes in distances and all the luscious details are really a delight to enjoy tonight !

12 Oct 2009 6:12pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

great warmth and colour Ian!

12 Oct 2009 7:07pm

Bishop from Houston, United States

Beautiful textures in the wet sand and great use of the row of sticks to point to the couple walking in the distance! :)

12 Oct 2009 7:24pm

Stéphane from Saint-Malo, France

Superbe lumière, très belle image!

12 Oct 2009 8:22pm

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

Perfectly composed, a joy to look at!

12 Oct 2009 8:53pm

Francine from Buire le sec, France

Que cette lumière est belle. Bravo.

12 Oct 2009 8:55pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Absolutely stunning.

12 Oct 2009 9:16pm

Fred from Manila, Philippines

this is absolutely stunning. the patterns, reflections, and whats seems to be two people strolling with a dog. perfect execution ian!

13 Oct 2009 1:39am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

lovely light golden tone throughout is what really makes this photo for me! combine this with superb composition as always and one has an outstanding photo!

13 Oct 2009 3:01am

Elodie from QUIMPER, France

Very beautiful !

13 Oct 2009 4:45am

peter from Denmark

I'm impressed that you have managed to control the high level of contrast so well. Lovely light, very good use of the posts - and not least their reflections in the water.

13 Oct 2009 7:40am

Luca Bobbiesi from Milano, Italy

I love the light.

13 Oct 2009 2:01pm

rokhsana from tehran, Iran

a deep image with so many details,excellent work!

13 Oct 2009 2:18pm

dabbler from Minneapolis, United States


13 Oct 2009 5:01pm

Daryl Johnson from Farnham, United Kingdom

Love the warm tones.

13 Oct 2009 9:23pm

Didier DE ZAN from somewhere, France

Very beautiful light and composition

14 Oct 2009 4:42am

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

Lovely golden light....the composition, depth and detail is superlative...the figures in the distance are compelling...great work Ian!

14 Oct 2009 7:25am

Marie from FRESNES, France

wouaw, c'est vraiment très beau !

15 Oct 2009 8:11pm

lydia from Paris, France

Superb !!

16 Oct 2009 12:13am

Laurie from New Jersey, United States

Just beautiful. Every element is wonderful in this shot. The golden light is sublime.

16 Oct 2009 10:44am

dj.tigersprout from New York City, United States

simply a splendid frame -- beautiful, exotic, textural -- and that light is heaven!!!

16 Oct 2009 4:32pm

Mike observing from Shell village, United Kingdom

Beautiful shot Ian, and a pleasing format too.

16 Oct 2009 9:31pm

rhys from United Kingdom


17 Oct 2009 7:07am

Mags from Paris, France

This is absolutely gorgeous, very well done !

17 Oct 2009 11:17am

Marie LC from Voiron, France

5 stars. Une image merveilleuse de douceur et de couleurs

17 Oct 2009 4:45pm

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

The light and contrasts are amazing Ian! My sincere compliments to you on this inspiring photograph.

20 Oct 2009 1:58pm

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Very nice image. Warm colors.

15 Mar 2011 2:51pm

Ranita Imposible from Palma de Mallorca, Spain


8 Jun 2012 2:45pm

1/500 second
ISO 200
21 mm (35mm equiv.)