This is a view of Morecambe Bay with the village of Bardsea in the foreground. The tides in this area are very unforegiving & on the 5 February 2004 21 Chinese cockle pickers drowned & a 22nd survived, although this disaster happened further round the penninsular, the tides are very unpredictable if you do not know these waters & the sea comes in faster than a person can run.
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rodgerg (55767) 2009-04-24 4:24
A superb landsacpe rich in details and colours well collected, a great propsect and a very well balanced composition with this lovely village and its church well located in the image. A very interetsing, good and nice photowork.
Have a good WE,
Cretense (68681) 2009-04-24 4:26
Beautiful place, beautiful landscape photography! Great composition and framing, great light managment and beautiful colours! The only "problem" that I notice is a "tilt" of the horizon to the right, but you can fix it easily in PS.
giorgimer (34800) 2009-04-24 4:36
a very beautiful subject, I like a lot this landscape with its multiple layers. Good POV.
Aedorian (105) 2009-04-24 5:03
Beautiful country scenery with a warm contrasting colors and well-defined linearity. I just recently bought this same lens you used and am excited to try it out.
Sad story behind it, though. I lived in Hawaii for a few years, and one learned never to turn his back on the ocean--it can come and bite big time.
dta (62422) 2009-04-24 5:06
Hello Wilson ,
What a beautiful view ! Composition and colors are outstanding . This village is very well situated , indeed .
jhm (134518) 2009-04-24 10:51
Lovely rural image, this small village in foreground makes this picture very lovely. You found a very lovely place with excellent depth and perspective.
Your angle and composition is perfect, this care for a nice attractive picture.
Sharpness and clarity are very well.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice weekend,
UlfE (14635) 2009-04-24 11:36
When I read Morecambe Bay I wondered why it sounded so familiar by when I read the rest of your note I understand why. I certainly remember this disaster. When you see your lovely and really well-composed picuture you have difficulties to understand that it was here it happened. It looks very peaceful and calm. Really good photo.job and intesting note. TFS and have nice weekend!
Budapestman (82620) 2009-04-24 12:01
Beautiful panorama with spectacular composition. I like the picturesque village, the depth of the photo is superb. Beautiful peaceful image, Have a nice weekend!
Philippe (11836) 2009-04-24 13:25
Hi, Wilson. the village is beautifully nestled at the bottom of the hill. The nice colours of the village stand well out against the sands of Morecambe Bay. I find the background a bit noisy. I think you had enough light here to lower the ISO value to 200 or even 100, which would have reduced the noise in the sky.
Have a nice evening,
fulvio52 (8314) 2009-04-24 23:36
Splendid view of what looks like a unique landscape to me. I particularly appreciate the way you built it up, making great use of all those different layers. Great natural colors, well balanced and extremely well presented. TFS! Have a nice weekend, I'll see you soon.
Photo65Net (43120) 2009-04-25 0:42
A great POV here.
I like a lot the depthj and perspective too,
Have a nice day,
pablominto (53744) 2009-04-25 6:52
An amazing place with the huge sandbank left by the ebb tide!
Obviously this village is not a fishing village as the conditions don't seem to be the best to harbour boats...
I remember that terrible accident you mention in your note!
gildasjan (40738) 2009-04-25 9:10
Un village bien entouré et ici les couleurs de ce paysage sont très harmonieuses.
mauro61 (52623) 2009-04-26 0:00
un panorama stupendo per la grande profondità con il villaggio in primo piano e la grande pianura prima delle montagne.
Ottimi i colori.
bracasha75 (24517) 2009-04-26 2:17
What for one panorama here
The distance view is awsome
My best compliments
toto (0) 2009-04-26 3:00
belle photo de cette ville entourée de beaucoup de jolies couleurs.
Cette place laissée par l' eau manquante est très jolie avec ces petites rivières qui serpentent.
Joli coup d' oeil.
danos (82675) 2009-04-26 20:33
a nice panoramic view of Bardsea village with Morecambe Bay to be empty now from waters.The disaster of 2004 were a very unpleasant surprise for all these people.Well done.
Have a nice week,Danos
jemaflor (80026) 2009-04-27 13:10
Nice result from this pov, very nice place taken with a lovley light, colors are very pleasant on your shot, well made.
tabora (0) 2009-04-28 13:18
Quelle belle vue,magnifique paysage,aux multiples facettes très colorées,beau travail.
plimrn (21344) 2009-04-28 19:59
What a unique composition with the small village outlined with ribbons of color. The peaceful scene doesn't look at all like a disaster zone; I can see how people could be caught by surprise.
axiotea (21649) 2009-04-29 4:44
I found the presentation of this village with its surroundings very attractive...the green grass makes for a good starting point and leads us into the landscape. I like those colored layers and to look at the hills fading in the far. It looks like it is slightly tilted to the right...or is the landscape that way?
dumbo (4541) 2009-04-29 9:16
Great high POV and good colors. I like that little village and those hills on the background.
jlbrthnn (79791) 2009-04-30 2:47
The panorama photographed with low tide is of any beauty. The light and the colors are pleasant. The foreground creates a beautiful effect of depth. Cheer!
Have a nice day
andante (7092) 2009-05-01 15:11
I like the contrast and color palette that you have captured in this image, though I have to point out the capital sins (at least in my mind) that you have committed: 1) your horizon line is not straight, and, 2) the sky have noise.
Tricky things to point because the perspective seems to create the illusion of the image been tilted, but like my old teachers use to say: in those cases you have to go for the optical reference. The noise could have been caused by the JPEG compression, but software like NoiseNinja and others do a great job bringing the file size down keeping the quality of the image.
pierrefonds (54620) 2009-05-03 16:50
The point of view is allowing us to see the deatils and colors of the village. It is also taking our eyes toward the mountains in the background which is giving depth to the photo. The divisions of the composition are good. The quality of the light is enhancing the colors of the scenery. Have a nice day.
John_F_Kennedy (41980) 2009-05-07 1:38
Beautiful shot. Fantastic colours, very nice composition and POV. Great light an the sand. Well done.
stego (22558) 2009-05-09 13:09
It's a very scenic view, with which you made a catchy compo that makes clever use of the pattern created by the graphics and colours of the landscape. The greens make a beautiful contrast with the sand and the village reminds a a miniature park inside a well cared garden.
It's not really a fault, but I feel like I am seeing the right part of a great panorama, as the image seems to continue on the left.
The haze on the BG is a bit grainy and noisy, but that is hadly avoidable.
Tue (25798) 2009-05-12 8:15
You found a great high POV to overlook the area with the village well placed in the foreground in front of the bay and the layered landscape. The sunlight was fine too and brought out some pleasant colours.
Charo (51208) 2009-05-14 13:53
A beautiful panorama, full of contrasts. I like the villa in the foreground dominate the landscape.
Good note, that serves as a warning and also to show that the samples that placidity in your photo, at times can become dangerous.
Silvio1953 (115175) 2009-05-14 22:17
Hi Wilson, great view of lovely village in a splendid landscape, wonderful light and colors, I like a lot, ciao Silvio,
danyy (0) 2009-05-15 23:20
un écrin de verdure entoure ce petit village bien cadré sur la photo. Une note bien interessante explique les dangers des marées là-bas, il faut toujours se méfier de ces zones même si elles incitent à des longues balades.
Une bonne profondeur d'image.
Graal (95083) 2009-05-15 23:58
beautiful landscape, good POV and composition with the village on FG. Friends all told You. I like this photojob also.
Nicou (115370) 2009-05-16 1:02
superbe vue le village avec ces belle maison blanche et la mer, quelle immensité ces bande entre le sable sont superbe.
bravoe t amitié
JCG (35129) 2009-05-16 9:56
Pretty and pleasant colour gradations in this photograph. This small village arises this background of course made up of beautiful pleasant natural spaces for the relaxation and the walk. Pretty air glance, thank you Wilson.
With all my friendships and a very good WE,
patdeph (35748) 2009-05-17 2:56
the green foreground makes a nice contrast with the soft tones of the sand,and I like how the white houses are standing out this green!You had found a nice POV to show the whole landscape!I think there is a small tilt!Nice note ,I would like to see the water and its speed to come back!
PixelTerror (0) 2009-05-17 9:59
I like the pov that shows the village within its context and makes me wonder about big tides... th eimage is a bit noisy at the top.
Have a nice evening JY
claudeD (30159) 2009-05-17 10:14
very good landscape view with much details and a lot of different colors.Excellent sharpness and depth.TFS.
With regards from Luxembourg
gunbud (34066) 2009-05-17 17:12
Superb vista from your high prespective.
The lush green foreground leads the eye pleasantly to the charming little village lovely low tide sands.
The colors are very clear and natural with excellent sharpness to this attractive landscape.
Cricri (100395) 2009-05-18 9:56
Très jolie vue et couleurs différentes du paysage, bien composer avec le village sur l'avant et l'horizon dans la brume, très belle image
chrisnet (21088) 2009-05-24 11:50
It's a nice village, I can see many details in this beautiful landscape, well done.
bakes888 (18499) 2009-05-24 23:09
Hi Wilson. Nice view and well captured. Good detail and colours, well composed with good depth also. Nice work and thanks for sharing.
Have a good week, Paul.
Vasa (16732) 2009-05-28 14:13
This nice panoramic view I missed, but it is never late to come again. Thank you Wilson. Your picture gives me a good idea about this romantic village in Cumbria. It was pleasure.
MLINES (12516) 2009-05-29 15:10
Hi Wilson, Good landscape scene of a most unusual place with tides which rush in so fast. Good composition with the steeple providing a fine balance to the image. Good tones. TFS. Murray.
skippy007 (12510) 2009-06-08 17:13
Hello Wilson, I found your note interesting it raised a couple of questions, is it legal to pick the cockles here, commercial pickers or sightseers? where are they picking them, is it visible in this scene? it looks so tranquil & harmless. Lovely landscape, nice colours, a very beautiful village with it's mandatory church, does it have at least one pub. ;-).
emjleclercq (15780) 2009-09-27 14:36
Nice colors for this village view, espcially the beach which looks almost pink.
All the best,
Bluejeans (64247) 2009-09-30 11:17
Ola Wilson ,
Bonita esta vila nesta encosta destas colinas pintadas de verde, bonita a planície lá em baixo com aqueles tons castanhos , belo ponto de visão alto , boa profundidade de foto , parabéns!!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
Angshu (54517) 2010-01-06 7:14
The place looks so peaceful, yet what a contrast yo mentioned in your note! Like the heavy left side of the picture which balances the empty and light right side. The patch of deep green in the FG is also adding to the picture. Some noise in the BG which can be easily removed with noise removal software. A good compo and a well taken shot
I wish you and your family the very best for the New Year!
jmdias (52009) 2011-01-08 15:22
curious place. I liked the way you framed the image. the town in the foreground and the bay ahead; good light, colors, details and pov
humayun (2917) 2011-01-16 7:16
pov is nice also.........
fds (7242) 2011-02-06 5:41
very beautiful village between the very great country
Kielia (22913) 2011-02-18 10:11
your POV on this fascinating piece of nature works excellently. A very pleasant impression, very good management of the light and a wonderful atmosphere. I also enjoyed reading the interesting notes. My compliments!
- Copyright: Wilson Beckett (jaywalker) (16095)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2009-04-18
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canon EOS 60D DIGITAL, Sigma 50-500mm f/4-6.3 EX APO DG
- Exposure: f/11, 1/500 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2009-04-24 4:14