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Lines in the Sand

Posted by
Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 3 February 2010 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Another photo from Morecambe Bay taken a few days ago with some beautiful early morning light and a flat calm sea.

For any beginners to B&W photography who may be interested in the very basic post processing steps I took to produce this photo there's a link here:

NIKON D40 1/160 second F/8.0 ISO 200 15 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Mirko Herzner from Germany

Wow: These patterns in the sand are just amazing. So much detail and clarity in this shot. And again this beautiful toning...

3 Feb 2010 6:09am

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

lovely texturs, and very nice light

3 Feb 2010 6:36am

yz from Budapest, Hungary

beautiful curve of water and texture of sand

3 Feb 2010 7:24am

Marie LC from Voiron, France

Très joli traitement. Je pense qu'elle mériterait d'être repostée aussi en nb tellement c'est une bonne photo

3 Feb 2010 7:43am

MK from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Another great compo, Ian. Love the POV too

3 Feb 2010 8:33am

Daryl Johnson from Farnham, United Kingdom

What beautiful detail.

3 Feb 2010 8:49am

elena from Italy

fantastic landscape! great light!

3 Feb 2010 9:35am

kisskool from Fontainebleau, France

The landscape is Superb

3 Feb 2010 10:27am

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

A fascinating insight into natural patterns. Just great!

3 Feb 2010 10:53am

Foto-aksent from Binkom, Belgium

Same good quality as yesterday!

3 Feb 2010 11:06am

Scene by Sharon Photography from Kingston, Ontario, Canada


3 Feb 2010 11:24am

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Very nice. Perfect B&W, and I love the texture in the sand.

3 Feb 2010 1:22pm

Betsy Barron from Chester Springs, PA, United States

wow - the rippling sand and lovely light are majestic

3 Feb 2010 1:31pm

Larry Lefever from Lititz, United States

Wonderful clouds, reflections, and texture in the sand!

3 Feb 2010 2:18pm

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

Fantastic rhythm of lines and curves... the mood of vastness is amazing! Very beautifully seen and composed, as always! Another lovely capture of this bay Ian!

3 Feb 2010 3:11pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Awesome light and textures that morning Ian.

3 Feb 2010 10:03pm

alex centrella from California, United States

beautiful ocean image .. like the tonal processing !

4 Feb 2010 2:38am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

superb textures and fantastic detail - the lines draw attention very nicely!

4 Feb 2010 3:24am

Jen from Bartlett, United States

I like the warmth of the color in this photo. True B&W would have been too cold for this sandy bay.

4 Feb 2010 5:13am

keith from killarney, Ireland

Ian the channels in the sand lead straight into a wonderful image love it

4 Feb 2010 1:38pm

Stefan from Thiersee, Austria


4 Feb 2010 8:00pm

Amirreza Tavassoli from Tehran, Iran

Breath Taking !

5 Feb 2010 3:32am

steve-stefedesign from Liverpool, United Kingdom

Beautiful textures in the sky and sand. Marvelous

7 Feb 2010 11:57am

Marie from FRESNES, France

magique !

15 Feb 2010 8:40pm

Didier DE ZAN from somewhere, France

Very beautiful light and textures

17 Feb 2010 6:22am

1/160 second
ISO 200
15 mm (35mm equiv.)