The House on the Beach

Posted by Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 7 September 2011 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Photographed at Morfa Nefyn in North Wales last weekend in some heavy rain.

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DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

A photo of sleek stark beauty and great mystery...when the image came on my screen I immediately thought of a Daphne du Maurier novel taking place in just such a setting.

7 Sep 2011 6:06am

@DULCIE: Thanks Dulcie!

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Brrrr....
But...really beautiful.

7 Sep 2011 6:24am

@Gérard Beullac: Thanks Gérard!

Hans ter Horst from Ruislip, United Kingdom

Excellent high-contrast black and white that really creates a beautiful and mysterious atmosphere partly caused by the (your?) footsteps leading up to the house

7 Sep 2011 6:26am

@Hans ter Horst: Thanks Hans!....I'm usually careful when I'm on soft ground not to leave footprints in a place where I'm going to take a photo but I think I was 'guilty' with this one as its a photo I took on my way back from a long walk down the beach

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

I like atmosphere of this place. I would like to live so in a house which is in front of the sea, in the only noise of the surf of waves

7 Sep 2011 7:57am

@Marie LC: Thanks Marie!

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Just call it Bleak House, - great mood.

7 Sep 2011 8:44am

Scene by Sharon Photography from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

another masterpiece!!!

7 Sep 2011 9:54am

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Excellent B&W.

7 Sep 2011 12:16pm

janina from Melbourne, Australia

The texture on the house is fantastic! Simple. Effective. ^)^

7 Sep 2011 1:32pm

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

Just classic Ian! Exceptional atmosphere through your composition and rendering!

7 Sep 2011 3:18pm

alex centrella from California, United States

the contrast of the house adds the extra star.

7 Sep 2011 6:21pm

Stefanie from Paris, France

Nice shot with this sad mood.

7 Sep 2011 9:59pm

Ralf Kesper from Attendorn, Germany

A new ecxellent work of you. Nice presentation with the well choosed square format frame.

7 Sep 2011 11:31pm

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

great contrasty photo with a finely balanced composition!

8 Sep 2011 4:00am

k@ from Paris, France

There's a desolation feel i love here, so soft & real & poetic at the same time, and i enjoy the repartition of velvetesque blacks in the foreground & white with the house & sky.

8 Sep 2011 5:44am

Claus Petersen from Herfølge, Denmark

Wonderful minimalism with a beautiful mood.

8 Sep 2011 7:47am

saeed from Tehran, Iran

A classic work.Nice feeling I like it

8 Sep 2011 3:58pm

foto forte from Phoenix, United States

Ah, now this might just be one of my favorites.....stunningly, hauntingly beautiful!

15 Sep 2011 6:08pm

Nikon D700
1/250 second
F/8.0
ISO 200
16 mm (35mm equiv.)

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