Again a briefly visit to England together with us Belgian dance friends, alone dances bring us to England.
One hour for the dance evening I've a small stroll making with my wife along the coast from the wonderful city of Newquay. This is result of a small strolls.
I've different taken picture, later more
The History of Cornwall is fascinating and sometimes controversial. The evidence of a colourful history is everywhere. There are many websites and other sources that dedicate themselves to it amongst which the Cornwall County Council has a very informative time line. We have researched from various sources, but cannot take any responsibility for the accuracy of it.
Essentially the history is as follows.
It has long been accepted that early people came to the UK from Europe and then spread throughout the mainland. The earliest evidence of humanity in Cornwall suggests some seaside settlements and hill forts. There are some remnants of Neolithic settlements such as the Standing Stones (Menhirs, eg Hurlers, Quoits (eg Lanyon Quoit as in the photo) and other Burial Monuments such as Bollowal Barrow were constructed. Around 2500 BC the Bronze Age began, when people started metalworking for the first time and Cornwalls obvious assets of Tin and Copper saw some growth in the amount of settlements. The extraction of copper and tin at this time would have been limited to washing it from the mud in the streams. By the Iron Age of 500BC, these first inhabitants were joined by other European settlers now known as the Celts who brought with them new metalworking skills. Some examples of small settlements from this Iron Age period include Chysauster or Carn Euny.
I hope you like it.
Canon EOS 5D
Centerweighted average metering
EF16-35mm f/2.8L USM
4368 x 2912
robertosalguero, jmdaoudal, ribeiroantonio, japiey, Philippe, snunney, Paolo, pierrefonds, belido, cbrman, jlbrthnn, lilimih33, carper, maltese, Tue, papagolf21, ChrisJ, edytungkal, fayeulle, AiresSantos, pcp, TopGeo, mortijo, pboehringer, gunbud, Budapestman, gildasjan, Emile, Didi, alvaraalto, jmcl, balatrek, bakes888, emjleclercq, aloyho, josepmarin, Yffic, xuaxo, yeln, kato, fds, omid266, aliabazari has marked this note useful
Critiques | Translate
dareco (17134) 2007-09-29 23:46
This is a wonderful scene taken from a nice pov. Much to see in this picture also. The water looks so nice! Beautiful colors. TFS
robertosalguero (246) 2007-09-29 23:57
The rocky cliffs make this place look great. I like the way the terraces have been built to allow people to enjoy the view. Good point of view in this image. The colours and sharpness are excellent. Your note is also very interesting and give us a general historical remark of the area. Thanks John.
Guenther (10915) 2007-09-30 0:00
Good morning John,
a very beautiful perspective view over the cliffs... I like the great depth showing a lot of beautiful details, the light is great.
Thanks for sharing, have a nice Sunday!
mesutilgim (92414) 2007-09-30 0:14
Hi dear John,
Very nice capture, very good chosen pov. Somehow melancholic impression ; the summer's end ! Nice clouds and very nice fine colors.
TFS and have a nice weekend
P-S-I-G (25536) 2007-09-30 0:41
Very beautiful view on the cliffs. The POV is great. Very well composed with this landscape.
Valerka (8171) 2007-09-30 1:03
A very impressive English almost panoramic view of the coastline.
The colours are nice and I like the inclusion of both well-lit and shady places. The blue reclining chairs in the front part is a handsome colourful accent.
ribeiroantonio (22637) 2007-09-30 1:14
What a great landscape photo you have here. The cliffs in diagonal make an excellent feature for the compo and the colours are superb. It must be a very pleasant terrace in summer. Well done.
jmdaoudal (82) 2007-09-30 1:36
This is a very nice note for the Celtic history, many thanks I am glad of this and also that you discover and communicate with a composition from Cornwall.
Newquay is a great place, and somewhere has the same Characteristic than Brittany.
Despite the shade from the hotel this one is a good one showing the cliffs under the light and the spectacular side of this coast.
I like it
markstaples (15670) 2007-09-30 1:43
Something completely different from you, but of the same high quality. Well framed and good light management. Hope you're well.
japiey (10163) 2007-09-30 2:02
The cliff, waters, the resting space, and your notes...perfect !!
Salutes, dear friend.
Philippe (11836) 2007-09-30 2:04
Dag, John. Cornwall is een plaats in Engeland waar ik nooit naartoe ben geweest. U toont hier een mooie kust met goed belichte kliffen. Ze maken een mooie diagonale lijn door de foto. Het terras op de voorgrond geeft een goede diepte aan het geheel.
newtintin (1876) 2007-09-30 2:17
very pretty landscape, the colors are superb and framing too.
It is not on these coasts that American is excerser for the WWI?
Because they resemble much the French coasts of Normandy.
snunney (94993) 2007-09-30 2:21
A good view of the English surfers' paradise. I like the point view overlooking the sun terrace and the following the curves of the coastline. Excellent light and colours and very good sharpness.
MarcT (20964) 2007-09-30 2:44
belle composition et lumière d'ambiance de ces falaises anglaises. La terrasse en avant-plan donne du relief et la mer turquoise apporte d'autres nuances.
prumod (8300) 2007-09-30 4:47
amazing quality of this shot! every pixel is beautiful! no free space in this very well balanced one!
Paolo (41222) 2007-09-30 4:54
Hi John, beautiful one, with a long view on the sea and the close village over the rocks. excellent POV and quality.
pierrefonds (63394) 2007-09-30 4:59
A good POV of the coastline at Newquay, the photo has a good composition, DOF and nice colors. Thanks for sharing.
belido (19934) 2007-09-30 5:18
definitely a great view. Lucky is who has a opportunity to spend sometime in a place like that. The rock formation here is beautiful but there is still some room for a small beach! Lovely scene, John and well captured as usual. I like it a lot!
cbrman (21675) 2007-09-30 5:20
Il est interessant de voir à quel point les habitations se sont approchées du bord des falaises !
les couleurs sont très belles et le choix du point de vue est bon !
J'aurais tout de même attendu que quelqu'un vienne s'assoir sur les transats du premier plan !
jlbrthnn (76037) 2007-09-30 5:34
Cheer, once more, for a remarkably built image and of great quality. The colors and clearness are astonishing. Congratulations.
Spend good Sunday
lilimih33 (9918) 2007-09-30 5:49
Lovely place and very beautiful colours in your picture!
Nice perspective and good frame!
Gustaw (21670) 2007-09-30 7:50
Hi, my friend!
It is next interesting and good photo in your colection. I like your vacation view. Nice warm colours. Oryginalk frame. Well done.
carper (96) 2007-09-30 9:26
Mooie plaats Cornwall, John.
Ik ben er nooit eerder geweest maar het lijkt me wel mooi daar, goede foto, uitstekende kwaliteit, goede details en fijn licht, goed werk hier. Prettige avond verder.
Gdouble (0) 2007-09-30 10:38
Mooi terrasje met een wonderschoon zicht.
We hebben wel zo'n mooi zonnetje vandoen, he!!!
maltese (22873) 2007-09-30 10:42
Voisin ce jour!!
Une très belle lumière sur les côtes de Cournouailles effectivement chargées d'histoire. Une très bonne gestion de la DOF qui nous permet de profiter d'unmaximum de paysage et ces falaises très découpées donnent une belle dynamique à la photo.
Tue (32578) 2007-09-30 12:55
Een prachtig uitzicht over de rotsen aan de kust van Zuid-Engeland. De natuur heeft hier voor mooie vormen gezorgd. Ik vind de compositie uitstekend en het licht is zeer prettig. Erg mooi werk! Bedankt!
barni (15751) 2007-09-30 12:57
Belle vue sur les falaises et la mer agitée.
ChrisJ (109616) 2007-09-30 15:58
Good sharpness, colour & pov. I like the repetition of the blue fg deck shairs. The yellow ochre colour of the cliffs contrasts nicely agaonst the blue sea. Congratulations!
edytungkal (4551) 2007-09-30 19:26
I see a beuatiful pov and a very nice angle, the cliffs really make it wonderful. Great place and excellent shot, John. Thanks :-)
toto (0) 2007-09-30 21:52
Belle photo de cette terrasse avec toutes ces falaises qui me font penser a ténérif,le claquement des vagues sur ces falaises est surprenant; Belle prise qui montre bien de la profondeur, bons détails avec les criques et les plages,jolies couleurs et très bon éclairage,très bonne netteté aussi.merci du partage. Amitiés Thomas
barrufeto_77 (28886) 2007-09-30 22:05
It's a lovely landscape. The depth is great and the light, the key in the picture, nice too!
fayeulle (27827) 2007-09-30 23:28
Just perfect shot ! As usual, it's alway clear and sharp. Unusual country for you...
vincz (19113) 2007-10-01 0:31
Great seascape, beautiful light, great colors on the sea. The cliffs are impressive. Good job.
papagolf21 (95625) 2007-10-01 0:38
Bonsoir, mon bon ami John,
Je ne trouve plus les qualificatifs pour exprimer la beauté de cette prise de vue. Chaque fois, mon cher John, vous réussissez à nous transporter dans un monde merveilleux. Cette photo ne fait pas exception.
Le sujet est parlant, mais encore faut-il le talent du photographe pour le magnifier.
AiresSantos (56155) 2007-10-01 1:02
very nice view of the coast with wonderful colours and light
I like this perspective of the rocks and how you framed the picture
Thanks and have a nice week
pcp (3396) 2007-10-01 3:22
Exellent capture and note...Picture is very clear and well composite. quality is awesome. thanks for sharing.
Nicou (136270) 2007-10-01 4:13
Une mangifique profoneur sur cett côte avec ces belle vague qui von ricocher contre les falaises, très belle immensité et grandeur.
Bravo et belle journée
hdl (7035) 2007-10-01 4:30
Dag John. Het kanaal eens overgewipt? Ben blij te zien dat het daar toch redelijk mooi weer was. Goede pov waarbij de kliffen goed uitkomen; de horizontale balans is behoorlijk hoog maar doet een diep zicht naar beneden goed naar voor komen. Ik vind het een beetje jammer van de schaduw op de voorgrond, maar dat is uiteraard persoonlijk. Groetjes.
dip (23888) 2007-10-01 5:05
Fine shot of the place,very good POV and well exposed,
TopGeo (38216) 2007-10-01 5:18
Excellent view,and an interesting landscape with superb composition ,the clarity and sharpness is excellent, Lovely great picture and good POV,of these good framing of shadhows and long luminous depth, very good photo highly informative note.Congrat,,Georgios
Cormac (26563) 2007-10-01 9:13
Great shot! I like the sense of depth in this, with the patio in the foreground and the successive rocky points along the coast leading us out into the distance. Great colour and clarity too. Well done!
mortijo (12828) 2007-10-01 9:14
Een mooie foto John!! Je hebt geluk gehad met het weer zie ik. Prachtige kleuren.
bracasha75 (24589) 2007-10-01 11:12
Very very good on the sea and i like the high rocks over the sea...
PS From yestarday i,m fater of a lithle son....(my second child)
dkeus31 (27735) 2007-10-01 11:29
a nice composition, a good foreground with the benches inviting for a break.
pboehringer (770) 2007-10-01 19:03
such a morning walk after a prolongued night of dancing can really be the right thing to do and certainly don't forget to take your camera with you so that we at TE also get a glimpse of this wonderful place. The light conditions were certainly optimal - in your back - to explore this landscape at its best.
gunbud (34066) 2007-10-01 19:07
Excellent POV that shows the modern pation bathed in the late day shadows all the way to the end of the spectacular cliffs that contrast nicely with the turquoise sea and white surf. The composition has live colors, excellent sharpness and lovely depth.
placombe (7901) 2007-10-01 20:19
Nice downward pov on the terrace overlooking the sea and the waves crushing against the rocks. Water colors from dark blue to turquoise, rock colors topped with vegetation makes this photo a very vivid one.
Regards from Canada
danyy (0) 2007-10-02 1:29
rien à dire,
cet endroit est tout simplement magnifique.
Bien cadré avec peu de ciel mais beaucoup d'élément marin et terrestres, les lumières parfaites et les couleurs naturelles, un POV choisi avec beaucoup d'a propos.
Budapestman (82620) 2007-10-02 2:43
What a magnificent view, this is a really romantic and picturesque spectacle. POV is splendid, I like the amazing lights and the fine details. Clarity and sharpness is excellent, beautiful shot, indeed. Have a nice day
ahmetgedikli (25593) 2007-10-02 3:20
Excellent view... Superb POV, sharpness and good light. Very well done.
Thanks for sharing and best regards.
jrj (34843) 2007-10-02 3:32
Something else than the canals John..
You made a fine compo presenting this landscape of cliffs towards the ocean in a good way. Well disposed, a bit hard shadow in the foreground, still an overall well made compo.
Loic_bzh (7646) 2007-10-02 5:44
I wish I can visit Cornwall one day. It looks a lot like Britanny...
Great view of all those cliffs and beautifull light.
gildasjan (43370) 2007-10-02 5:50
Belle composition avec ce premier plan entre ombre et lumière et bien sûr bonne gestion de la lumière sur ce joli paysage marin.Très bel ouvrage.
Bonne fin de journée.
Emile (20352) 2007-10-02 7:46
Beautiful panorama view of this splendid seacoast area of Newquay, very well captured, your high POV permit us to enjoy the resting area in the foreground and the the amazing seascape, good colors contrast and sharpness.
Well done. TFS.
jemaflor (93331) 2007-10-02 9:34
Nice light for this photo, lovely colours and good choice for this pov, an interesting place.
Didi (60362) 2007-10-02 11:49
J'apprécie ce coin d'Angleterre que je connais fort bien.
J'ai appris aux Anglais à manger des moules frites car à Newquay les rochers étaient saturés de coquillages.
Les couleurs ici sont très naturelles.
jurek1951 (42196) 2007-10-02 13:56
Great shot from this location. Excellent composition, superb colors, sharpness and quality is amazing.
alvaraalto (6589) 2007-10-02 14:50
Een verrassend overstapje naar de andere kant van de Noordzee. Dezelfde prachtige JHM kwaliteit die we gewend zijn, maar met een ander landschap.
jmcl (14535) 2007-10-02 19:09
What a wonderful mood from those blues, the depth, and the foreground .. beautiful surf .. wonderful image. Hope you had a wonderful time.
zeca (19762) 2007-10-02 19:23
Very nice POV, showing this beautiful coast with excellent DOF, perfect focus and very well saturated colours. Its nice to see that the exposition is nice even in the little shadowed area. Well taken!
rossy85 (2879) 2007-10-03 12:13
Amazing view. I like especially the colors and your composition!
balatrek (7455) 2007-10-04 12:59
Fantastic panoramic of these cliffs, the perspective is very good and the immense depth can be observed, that terrace is fantastic to rest and to enjoy the landscape, a balanced composition and a good note.
pablominto (53746) 2007-10-05 11:09
A dramatic coastline to the Atlantic!
It is a fine composition with very attractive colours, I like the inclusion of the terrace in front...
Postcard quality with a good sky!
Stepan (27210) 2007-10-05 14:40
The style is yours for sure, with depth and lines...
But the subject is new : cliffs and see.
A good pov to enjoy the whole place.
Angshu (56748) 2007-10-06 21:54
A very impressive view of the coastline. The lovely colours, the steep cliffs falling onto the sea, I also like the play of light & shadow in the FG. The blue reclining chairs in the FG also provides an extra dash of colour. Sharpness and clarity as always top class!
bakes888 (18499) 2007-10-07 0:31
Hi John. Excellent view and well captured. Good depth with the headlands receding into the background. Excellent colour and detail also. Thanks for sharing.
huahoa (3698) 2007-10-07 11:33
A very nice sea landscape !
several light areas are well captured.
I like well colours of the sky and sea.
Well done !
emjleclercq (15780) 2007-10-08 14:38
I like the left part of the image much better than the right part, mainly for the diffrent blues of the sea. The cliffs on the right are nice, but there is a bit to much human presence here for me (especially with the terrace in the bottom right corner).
All the best,
batalay (37861) 2007-10-09 9:14
Although I know a good deal of England, I am embarrassed to say I have not been in Cornwall. This is superb panoramic view of the rugged coastline. I did not realize that a month ago you were visiting the British Isles.
Warm regards, good friend,
aloyho (6798) 2007-10-12 22:27
I like how the dark shadow patch in the foreground harmonized with that of the shape of the cliffs beyond and somewhat subdued the man made structure to let us enjoy the lovely scene of the cliffs and the surfs below. The clarity and the right dof make it the most satisfying visual experience. Well done!!
Have a great weekend.
josepmarin (58325) 2007-10-15 9:03
Nice landscape, it is a place that seems to be very agreeable to sunbathe in this terrace, though in this zone it must not be possible in many occasions.
Good setting, the quality of the image is very high, the light is good and produces a few beautiful shades, with very much balance.
The colors are fantastic.
Yffic (6106) 2007-10-21 12:19
A very nice perspective on this seascape shot.
Colors are lovely with a mention to the sea.
The POV is very good.
xuaxo (6846) 2009-10-16 7:56
Pretty view of the coastline, even if the buildings are not so nice in this section.
yeln (11516) 2011-01-17 4:14
pogled je izjemen, e posebej zato, ker je v FG odlična senca z modrimi lealniki, ki so lep kontrast zelenemu ozadju. nebo z oblaki izgleda kakor bi bilo posejano z belimi ovcami. (zaradi oblik) razčlenjena obala pa doda dinamiko celotni fotografiji. lep delo my friend!!! tfs
lep in prijeten dan vam elim, vojko
ikeharel (67291) 2011-07-10 4:13
Great POV over the rocky shores of Cornwall.
The afternoon shades are giving extra contrast, to the natural colors.
A very impressive place to look at.
elenimavrandoni (0) 2012-11-28 7:47
Hello John, those Cornwall rocks, famous and protected, favorites of so many poets and writers, if they could speak they would have so much to say!This is a beautiful picture, showing a balcony with panoramic view to the endless horizon. The emerald color and shades of the sea blending with the light blue of the clear sky is amazing and the dramatic rocks give more challenge to the storytellers even by looking at your great picture!
Miguel82 (27281) 2013-06-04 7:00
Good afternoon John,
Nice view of these cliffs with some shadow in the foreground
Excellent texture, fine colors and exposition
kato (11630) 2013-12-23 6:55
You're capturing well this landscape by a good angle and excellent tone/clarity, so it's interesting and impressive to see the Cornish coastline with rocks from observatory. It is the spectacle which is not monotonous and it's good at color contrast. And, the shadow projected to the observatory draws out an adiitional good effect as well as the calm sea with two color layers.
fds (9322) 2014-01-18 0:17
dear friend jhm very beautiful image with this great coast from Cornwall
very interested document for my because i would visit this next years great colors a nd very nice sky
omid266 (6735) 2014-05-26 20:55
Dear my friend,
Nice to meet your beautiful gallery from England,
very very beautiful landscapes from seasides and other subjects,
Very well done and Thanks!
PS: The Car Brand was " Peykan" that had producted in Iran for many years and now has went to museum,
Thanks and Good luck ,
serp2000 (43110) 2014-07-21 4:37
I am not sure that I have read about Cornwall, so I like your informative note and this picturesque illustration. Good choice of the point of view, fine DoF. I see you had windy but sunny weather in England.
aliabazari (16109) 2014-11-13 21:19
Hoi lieve John
Een goed zicht op deze prachtige plek. Samenstelling en verlichting zijn zeer goed gedaan.
jmdias (61390) 2015-06-23 17:44
very nice view of these cliffs that remind me the seashore of Portugal too. nice details we can enjoy here.
- Copyright: John Maenhout (jhm) (148786)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2007-09-03
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canonn 5D, Canon 16-35mm f2.8 L USM, B+W 77 010 UV-Haze 1x
- Exposure: f/16, 1/160 seconds
- Map: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2007-09-29 23:39