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Southport Pier

Posted by
Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 1 January 2012 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

One of the shelters on Southport Pier photographed at night.

NIKON D700 241/2 second F/8.0 ISO 200 16 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

Wow, such a perfect photo! I love the colour and symmetry.
Happy New Year to you and your family!

1 Jan 2012 6:06am

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

As always a beautiful image resulting from your most accomplished skills and I do hope you will continue to enrich our experience here in the years to come! A wonderful 2012 to you and your lovely family Ian:)

1 Jan 2012 6:44am

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

Oh Ian, I agree with Ian... this is perfection!:-) Happy 2012! May the season refresh you and bring you inspiration!

1 Jan 2012 8:17am

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

Love the symmetry and lines from the boards...and you know what I think of your coloured work. Top job Ian and have a great 2012.

1 Jan 2012 8:50am

Didier from France

Happy new year

1 Jan 2012 9:06am

oncho from granada, Spain


1 Jan 2012 9:33am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

This image is very beautiful ! I love the colors, light and symmetry.
Happy New Year!

1 Jan 2012 10:04am

Hans ter Horst from Ruislip, United Kingdom

Happy New Year, looking forward to your fabulous contributions this year too

1 Jan 2012 10:43am

Andrew Atkinson from Hartlepool, United Kingdom

Ian, Love this shot. Perfect colours and composition. Happy New Year and look forward to your shots in 2012

1 Jan 2012 11:53am

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

So, will 2012 be a year rich in encounters of the third kind, as your perfect picture may suggest ?
All my best wishes to you and family, Ian for this new year !

1 Jan 2012 12:10pm

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Just 5* and an happy new year

1 Jan 2012 6:25pm

Stefan from Thiersee, Austria


1 Jan 2012 8:45pm

Séverine Delaygue from Saint-Etienne, France

Great composition and light, Happy new year!

1 Jan 2012 9:53pm

Betsy Barron from Philadelphia, PA, United States

stunning.. as usual, Ian

2 Jan 2012 1:19am

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Happy New Year!

2 Jan 2012 2:28am

digitalCG from Manchester, United Kingdom

Lovely simple yet subtle composition, with the cloud motion in the perfect direction to complement the harder lines of the boards. Tungsten WB to give the sky that blue hue?

2 Jan 2012 10:00am

Eric Laforgue from Ivry sur Seine, France

Impressionnante cette photo pour débuter l'année.

2 Jan 2012 10:06am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Wonderful night shot, really beautiful.

2 Jan 2012 9:11pm

janina from Melbourne, Australia

I hope you've managed to sell this to the Southport Council/Museum for their records, and display too of course. Perfection! Happy New Year to you. :O)

3 Jan 2012 7:44am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Fantastic composition, the colours are magnificent

3 Jan 2012 7:59am

tom from Germany

Perfect blue hour shot!

3 Jan 2012 9:57pm

Stefanie from Paris, France

Wish you a happy New Year.

4 Jan 2012 4:10pm

Mats from Sweden

great composition and colors! Very well done.

4 Jan 2012 4:27pm

sunstonemaria from California, United States

exquisite !!! brilliant!!!

5 Jan 2012 5:58am

Stu from From Scotland | Living in 京都 Kyoto, Japan

Simply stunning! I love the colour contrast, both warm and cool.

6 Jan 2012 7:33am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

superb exposure to capture the illumination and the movement of the clouds!

6 Jan 2012 1:05pm

Eiman from Tehran, Iran

lovely colors

18 Jan 2012 12:23pm

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

Congratulations !!! best…jf

1 Nov 2012 4:53pm

Georges Pignet from Martigues, France

Mon dieu!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

15 Nov 2012 10:41am

241/2 second
ISO 200
16 mm (35mm equiv.)