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Old 29th November 2010
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Penarth Pier

Spent an hour or two at Penarth Pier around lunch time. Yes, I did take the 'usual' shots but also others, a small selection of which ais shown here. It was bl**dly freezing down there. I don't know how the sea fishermen survived at the end of the pier.


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The two with the waves were with a polariser and an ND8 to get the shutter speed longer than a second. Not a recommended combo as they are a touch soft.
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Re: Penarth Pier

Nice shots dave

The last has that little something extra IMO

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Re: Penarth Pier

Very nice, Dave.

The last one is a cracker.
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Re: Penarth Pier

I actually like the slight softness to the peir in No 1, it seems to compliment the motion blurred waves perfectly. In fact, I'd be inclined to diffuse it just a tad more.

The last is also a great shot. I particularly like the shadows of the birds cast on the building.
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Re: Penarth Pier

Looks a very interesting part of the world.nice shots. Thanks
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Re: Penarth Pier

Nice shots Dave like the water affect no 1 for me. thanks for showing. JohnR
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Re: Penarth Pier

Very nice set - and quite surprising weather conditions compared where I am!

I like your use of slow shutter speeds.

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Re: Penarth Pier

Thanks for your comments guys. You know I too quite like the softness of the pier legs.
As for the birds taking off they were frightened by something (no, not the E-3) and I tried to get this to happen a little later as the first was a grab shot -not expected. But I felt a dork shouting out so didn't bother. All the take offs after this were in dribs and drabs.
I was contemplating cloning out the pigeons that are half in half out the frame but decided that I would probably lose too many.
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