Basalt Black

Posted by Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 25 January 2012 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

A close-up photo of one of the distinctive black basalt rocks that edge the beach at Dunstanburgh in NE England.

I liked the bird's footprints that have been left behind in the sand.

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Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Minimalist, zen and beautiful

25 Jan 2012 10:35am

@Marie LC: Thanks Marie!

shooter from United Kingdom

Lovely shot which works well in the square frame.

25 Jan 2012 11:27am

@shooter: Thanks...I've been shooting quite a lot recently with a square format in mind. I'm lucky that my Nikon D700 has a set of square guidlines in the viewfinder which makes it easy to visualise.

Darío from Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Really evocative. I like it :)

25 Jan 2012 12:26pm

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

Well seen and captured Ian. Those footprints bring life to the image.

25 Jan 2012 1:37pm

Photographs by M.E. from San Francisco, United States

Are those bird's footprints? The details and colors are so fine! Thank you.

25 Jan 2012 3:10pm

Moein from Bandar-e-Anzali, Iran

nice shot :)

25 Jan 2012 11:50pm

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

fabulous work! love the focus on finer detail with the usual attention to fine composition and textures!

26 Jan 2012 12:08pm

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

Beautiful and most delicately detailed! Hope you are doing well Ian:)

27 Jan 2012 5:38am

tim /\ʌ° from desert lapping at the feet of mountains, United States

Really enjoy this one Ian. Agreed the square format enhances the image, and it wouldn't work without the bird tracks.

29 Jan 2012 3:56am

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

Just such a tasteful composition...

29 Jan 2012 11:20am

k@ from Paris, France

I love this, so witty & beautiful, tender too.

30 Jan 2012 1:54pm

saeid ameri from tehran, Iran

very nice your photos. it abstract & good cansept .tanx mr bramham

25 Apr 2012 8:58am

Nikon D700
1/8 second
ISO 280
25 mm (35mm equiv.)

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