Iconic title of the 1965 Simon & Garfunkel UK hit. A song that deals with isolation and emotional detachment which I suppose you could say epitomises this view on the beach at Shoreham-by-sea in West Sussex, England - just sun, sand, sea, flowers and pebbles. Bliss - perhaps………..
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chrislo (4097) 2014-06-18 1:44
This beach resembles an artificial, landscaped garden with the planted rock, the lovely array of flowers and the colourful pebbles. The clarity of the blue sky adds vibrance to the scene. A beautiful image full of charm.
trevormoffiet (3112) 2014-06-18 3:01
I love the colours, the layers in the image and that big anchor of a rock. Its not a solitary rock though. Something to contemplate perhaps.
Silvio1953 (154217) 2014-06-18 4:10
Ciao Brian, lovely composition with fantastic rock and beautiful flowers, superb sky, wonderful colors and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
Nicou (152118) 2014-06-18 5:19
quel beau rocher et iamge sueprbe cpatage et compo il se fond avec les fleurs mauves les able ocre et quel bleu profond sur le ciel et le fond sueprbe.
Bravo et amitié
dkmurphys (65204) 2014-06-18 7:31
So simple, yet so attractive. I like this image a lot, fine colors and contrasts. Well done.
mjw364 (1466) 2014-06-18 10:40
...I am an Island...
Indeed - given your note it could also be The Reveries of the Solitary Photographer (allusions to Jean Jacques Rousseau)!
I prefer your warmth and colours that increase my serotonin levels rather than the winter's day of a deep dark December as described Simon and Garfunkel.
Another great composition.
kasianowak (10605) 2014-06-18 11:27
Lovely image that shouts summer (even though it was taken two weeks before it starts). Great composition, well selected subject and suitable title! :)
Have a nice evening
jcpix (13950) 2014-06-18 20:02
Would you look at this rock of a rock, surrounded by pebbles...it's a man among boys! Just to be an antagonist, I'm going contrary to your note...this big fella' is enveloped by loved ones, full of life and a closeness to his surroundings. There, how's that for being stupidly annoying? :)
You sure know how to get the most out of a given setting, this is another beauty from this area, and one which takes it up a notch with the inclusion of the sea in the near distance. Crystal clear and full of textures...just hope you didn't burn up on such a sunny day. lol It may not be my genre, but I can hear "Summer Breeze" (Seals & Crofts) playing over this imagery. Great work cowboy! Have a good one.
Cheers from a ecstatic red, white and blue at the moment,
rychem (43412) 2014-06-18 21:16
Impressive composition, very nice photo and very well chosen title, bravo
jjcordier (79297) 2014-06-18 22:08
Ta photo aurait pu faire la couverture du disque!Jolie composition verticale, riche en couleurs et très lumineuse où le beau rocher tient la vedette.
npecanhuk (78927) 2014-06-18 22:12
Lovely and beautiful natural details!
Very attractive picture!
Sharpness, exposure, (wonderful saturated) colors, large vertical format, chosen pov and composition are all excellent!
TFS - congrats,
emka (107851) 2014-06-19 0:01
Hello Brian, your typical compoistion that I like so much =- colourful pebbels, some sand flowers and picturesque stone. Lovely view with obsidian sharpness and marvelous colours.
WArm regrads MAlgo
jmdias (69298) 2014-10-08 6:57
this scenery looks almost like a Japanese conception of gardening. incredible the small pebbles and the contrast with the big rock while ocean, sky and flowers completed a marvelous compo. well done.
- Copyright: Brian Denton (timecapturer) (49288)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2014-06-06
- Categories: Daily Life, Nature
- Camera: Sony Alpha 850 DSLR, Sony 28-75mm F2.8 SAM
- Exposure: f/16, 1/200 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-06-18 1:06