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Southport Pier

Posted by
Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 10 January 2012 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

A winter's night on the pier at Southport in NW England.

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

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Stu from From Scotland | Living in 京都 Kyoto, Japan

Wonderful symmetry and leading lines Ian.

10 Jan 2012 5:05am

flyingwind风飞扬 from somewhere,, China

Excellent photo!

10 Jan 2012 5:17am

Sergei Z from Türi, Estonia


10 Jan 2012 7:01am

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

You are a rigorist, Ian, regarding the perfection of the graphism here !
Beautiful result !

10 Jan 2012 7:41am

Hoshisato from Ruislip, United Kingdom

Beautiful, the rigid composition works very well. Love the reflection of the light on some rail leading me into this shot!

10 Jan 2012 8:13am

Moein from Bandar-e-Anzali, Iran

Excellent :)

10 Jan 2012 8:18am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

I like this very dark night in which the beautiful light emphasizes edges and arcs of the bridge

10 Jan 2012 8:33am

Babzy from Besançon, France

great night compo ! :)

10 Jan 2012 9:08am

—GH— from Ker, France


10 Jan 2012 10:02am

Baldwin J from Bejuma, Venezuela

Beautiful !

10 Jan 2012 10:07am

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

What could be more atmospheric and exquisite! Another classic! Congrats Ian!:-)

10 Jan 2012 1:09pm

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom


10 Jan 2012 1:51pm

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

Wow!! So minimalist and most elegant! Lovely image Ian!

10 Jan 2012 4:00pm

Riccardo from Rome, Italy

Great b&w!

10 Jan 2012 4:02pm

alex centrella from California, United States

great shot .. !

10 Jan 2012 4:34pm

Bertrand Duhamel from Roxton Pond, Quebec, Canada

Very nice composition !

10 Jan 2012 5:05pm

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Excellent night shot!

10 Jan 2012 5:33pm

Stefan from Thiersee, Austria


10 Jan 2012 9:25pm

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

So striking in its symmetry and perfect lighting...

10 Jan 2012 9:42pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

there is a wonderful simplicity and efficiency about this that is so easy on the eye...nicely done Ian.

10 Jan 2012 9:43pm

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

The the symmetry of this.

11 Jan 2012 1:21am

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Fantastic perspective, great!!!! Simply excellent bw image

11 Jan 2012 2:26am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

fabulous balance and symmetry!

11 Jan 2012 3:33am

sunstonemaria from California, United States

brilliant work, Ian!

11 Jan 2012 6:17am

janina from Melbourne, Australia

Hope you've sold this one to the Council too! Superb, 4stars worth. Apart from the image's components, I like how the light is reflected in the cloud above. :OD

11 Jan 2012 7:47am

Marzia from ., Italy


11 Jan 2012 8:22am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Perfect composition in my opinion.

11 Jan 2012 9:52pm

Eiman from Tehran, Iran

love the picture
it has a great composition with a very nice contrast

18 Jan 2012 12:11pm

Wolfgang from Germany

Perfect perspective and light.

18 Jan 2012 6:59pm

Addey Kehinde from Guildford, United Kingdom

beautiful night shot. Loving the B&W

18 Jan 2012 7:38pm

Punit from Somewhere in, India

Lovely tones and details. The symmetry is interesting here.

29 Jan 2012 3:02am

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