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"Another Place"

Posted by
Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 4 February 2011 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

One of sculptor Antony Gormley's famous statues in the sea at Crosby beach near Liverpool.

Technical info:

Nikon D700 and 70-300 zoom lens at 300mm (saves me getting my feet wet!)

15 second exposure using a Lee 'Big Stopper' nd filter (10 stops) to smooth the small waves from the incoming tide.

NIKON D700 15 second F/5.6 ISO 200 300 mm (35mm equiv.)

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sunstone_maria from California, United States

wonderful capture with gorgeous b&w tones!! what a beautiful mood created by the fog and your fantastic long exposure technique!

4 Feb 2011 5:59am

Richard from Duns, United Kingdom

Superb shot Ian, inspirational.

4 Feb 2011 7:34am

KriKridesign from Cully, Switzerland

totally surrealistic!!!

4 Feb 2011 8:47am

guillaume from Paris, France

Aerial shot !! bravo !

4 Feb 2011 9:18am

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Beautiful contrast! Weird at first.

4 Feb 2011 9:20am

Sonia Nansid from Stockholm, Sweden

So well done! Intriguing and creative.

4 Feb 2011 9:51am

Frida from Sweden

So surreal and so creative!

4 Feb 2011 10:56am

Simone from Italy

You have a great capture here...congrats, wonderful and intense shot!

4 Feb 2011 11:18am

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

excellent compo and capture ! I love the city in the fog and the smooth water of the long exposure effect ! well done !

4 Feb 2011 12:33pm

Ken from Kansas, United States

wow, just like a man walking on water.

4 Feb 2011 1:10pm

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

Very nice!

4 Feb 2011 1:35pm

wind from Bucharest, Romania

A real joy to see this image!
My compliments!
Best regards from Romania!

4 Feb 2011 6:23pm

buntagphoto from Philippines

Interesting use of atmospheric perspective.

5 Feb 2011 12:21am

missparis from PARIS, France


5 Feb 2011 8:19am

gavin hart from Tweed Heads, Australia

Very strong image, quite eye catching. Nice one!

5 Feb 2011 9:25am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

i think this is just about perfection when it comes to minimalist compositions and isolating the subject! the background seems to be almost an afterthought - just superb!

5 Feb 2011 11:50am

Séb. C. from Nancy, France

Beaucoup de poésie dans cette image ! Bravo !

5 Feb 2011 4:40pm

Hediyeh from Tehran, Iran

really fantastic !

5 Feb 2011 5:53pm

Sumedh Prasad from New Delhi, India

Oh my! Brilliant!

6 Feb 2011 12:01am

Siguidine from Saint-Etienne, France

Beautiful very well done!

6 Feb 2011 11:13am

tom from Germany

Wow! Excellent work!

6 Feb 2011 6:39pm

Betsy Barron from Philadelphia, PA, United States


7 Feb 2011 12:44pm

Dustin W. Fletcher from Dallas, United States

Gorgeous. Can't say much more than that. Right place at the right time and you nailed it.

8 Feb 2011 8:56am

Jon from Malta

Lone figure in the mist... Really like this image

9 Feb 2011 7:46pm

Kevin P. from Caen, France

Very impressive photo ! I really love this shot !

9 Feb 2011 9:45pm

Silvia Ganora Photography from Domodossola, Italy

Fantastic and surreal shot!

11 Feb 2011 8:55am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India


15 Feb 2011 2:33pm

Vaido from Võrumaa, Estonia

Impressive, indeed! Excellent frame.

16 Feb 2011 2:14pm

MARK BOLTON from United Kingdom

wonderful work... atmospheric, and the square works well...

28 Feb 2011 5:35pm

Céline from Paris, France

Stunning !

3 Mar 2011 12:52pm

15 second
ISO 200
300 mm (35mm equiv.)