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Bamburgh castle sunrise

Here are a couple of shots from the beach at Bamburgh at sunrise.


Bamburgh castle sunrise 2 by Alf Branch, on Flickr


Bamburgh castle sunrise 1 by Alf Branch, on Flickr


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Re: Bumburgh castle sunrise

The opening shot, just brilliant Alf ... as always you are master of the golden hour my friend!
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Re: Bumburgh castle sunrise

Ah, that gorgeous First Light.
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Re: Bumburgh castle sunrise

Lovely Alf. I'm heading up that way myself next month so will be hopefully experiencing the view personally!
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Re: Bumburgh castle sunrise

Both very nice but I especially like that first one. Interesting aspect ratio you chose for it.
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Re: Bumburgh castle sunrise

Two cracking shots there.
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Re: Bumburgh castle sunrise

Some good play with the light in #1 Alf.
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Re: Bumburgh castle sunrise

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Both very nice but I especially like that first one. Interesting aspect ratio you chose for it.
I like the square format for landscape photography, it helps evoke a tranquil mood. Alf has certainly used it here to great effect.
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Re: Bumburgh castle sunrise

Lovely shots Alf, I particularly like #1. Like John I'm also fond of the square format.
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Re: Bumburgh castle sunrise

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The opening shot, just brilliant Alf ... as always you are master of the golden hour my friend!
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Ah, that gorgeous First Light.
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Lovely Alf. I'm heading up that way myself next month so will be hopefully experiencing the view personally!
Well worth a visit Paul I look forward to some shots by you

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Both very nice but I especially like that first one. Interesting aspect ratio you chose for it.
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1:1 seemed right

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Two cracking shots there.
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Some good play with the light in #1 Alf.
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I like the square format for landscape photography, it helps evoke a tranquil mood. Alf has certainly used it here to great effect.
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Lovely shots Alf, I particularly like #1. Like John I'm also fond of the square format.
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Re: Bumburgh castle sunrise

The square format comments are interesting guys. I've noticed recently that cropping a couple of my shots to square on editing worked nicely. I hadn't thought much about it except that they looked better. I've tended to avoid a square format for landscapes so far thinking they were better landscape or portrait but will definitely try it out. Thanks for the insight guys.
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Re: Bumburgh castle sunrise

Nice shots Alf, particularly #1, the light is marvellous. It's a justifiably popular spot for photographers. Also good for Purple Sandpipers at the right time of year
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Re: Bumburgh castle sunrise

Take a look at Charlie Waite's landscape work Phill, all done in square format.

Btw I just noticed the typo in the thread title. Would a mod like to correct it as I cannot unsee it now?
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The square format comments are interesting guys. I've noticed recently that cropping a couple of my shots to square on editing worked nicely. I hadn't thought much about it except that they looked better. I've tended to avoid a square format for landscapes so far thinking they were better landscape or portrait but will definitely try it out. Thanks for the insight guys.
When I end up near to square I set the apsect to 1:1 as I did here

https://www.charliewaite.com/gallery

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Nice shots Alf, particularly #1, the light is marvellous. It's a justifiably popular spot for photographers. Also good for Purple Sandpipers at the right time of year
Thanks John
I saw purple sandpipers at Seahouses where we stayed. It was different for me to shoot the sea in teh morning.

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Take a look at Charlie Waite's landscape work Phill, all done in square format.

Btw I just noticed the typo in the thread title. Would a mod like to correct it as I cannot unsee it now?
I reported the title yesterday when it was pointed out to me now sorted.
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Re: Bamburgh castle sunrise

Is that ice on the water in the first shot. Salty water??

Gosh must have been chilly..............Great photos all...........
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