whilst no-where near the tallest range in ireland, the mourne mountains are amongst the most characteristic. this is slieve binnian, and the fields around it have been reclaimed by local farmers and cleared of huge granite rocks and boulders.
these rocks have then been used to construct walls around the fields above the coastal village of annalong in county down, northern ireland.
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dta (78590) 2011-09-24 13:49
Hello Brian ,
Wow ! I love this kind of picture . A gorgeous landscape , a fantastic sky , a great clarity and an outstanding sharpness , from the stones in the FG to the beautiful mountain in the Bg .
bema (26425) 2011-09-24 13:55
a beautiful landscape captued in a spledid composed and manage picture!
tfs, see you around, cheers Bernd
tatadalou (7459) 2011-09-24 14:54
Good evening Brian,
Beautiful countryside landscape, with splendid colors. I love the stone wall which is an interesting foreground.
stevesaba (8165) 2011-09-24 19:38
Great to see another photo of this beautiful area. Great use of the wide angle with wonderful depth of field, and perfect coloration to the sky and the fields. The rock walls are wonderful, and of course they represent thousands of hours of work. I remember seeing similar walls made from the field stones in rural Mexico of all places. Needless to say the scene was not as green as this one! Beautifully framed and a real eye-catcher! Warm regards,
delpeoples (58348) 2011-09-25 1:25
These walls are such an intrinsic part of the landscape of Ireland and Northern Ireland. I love them, their textures and colours are amazing, especially in sunny weather. The green pastures are such an icon of your country and the icing on the cake is this beautiful mountain range. Great shot, thanks for sharing.
Have a good day...good result against Russia!
HimalAnda (10669) 2011-09-25 1:39
Congratulations for this nice picture with beautiful colors. The sharpness is excellent.
jhm (153776) 2011-09-25 2:40
This truly a wonderful rural image, with very high quality, also a wonderful light cloudy sky.
Excellent panorama view about these area.
Sharpness and colors are attractive, splendid view
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice Sunday
Cricri (120143) 2011-09-25 4:20
Vraiment des couleurs magnifiques, j'aime les rochers sur l'avant plan, la perspective du mur de pierres qui mčne le regard vers les collines
un paysage qui fait penser a l'Irlande sous un trčs beau jour ensoleillé
elkab (4951) 2011-09-25 10:51
Wow! A fantastic landscape with outstanding sharpness and extraordinary sky. Superb clarity of the picture. Amazing composition with stones in the first plan and the beautiful mountains in the background
chawax (20758) 2011-09-25 12:17
A very nice POV on the Mournes. I love how the stones walls in the foreground and on the left add depth to the photo. Very good colours and perfect sky for photography.
Silvio1953 (144462) 2011-09-26 0:34
Ciao Brian, lovely composition with stones in FG, wonderful natural colors, fantastic sky, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio
peppe59 (14555) 2011-09-26 7:25
fantastic landscape, photographed with great technique and perfect quality, very nice and original.
thanks for sharing.
Zucca (8) 2011-09-26 12:25
Excellent sharpness, depth of view, well-managed light and white clouds in a beautiful sky : all the ingredients are met for a very good image, I like it very much, congratulations !
Have a nice evening !
williewhistler (16398) 2011-09-26 14:55
Hello Brian,great clarity,the stonewall provides some lovely FG interest and the other wall gives a very nice perspective.Super shot.
Best regards Les.
Budapestman (82620) 2011-09-28 1:29
a beautiful landscape with spectacular composition, the colours and lights are very nice, I like the rocky foreground and the attractive sky, great atmosphere, Tfs! Have a nice day! Kellemes napot kívánok!
ricochet (9696) 2011-09-28 12:26
Splendid landscape and beautiful photo with a very attractive foreground, excellent clarity and a very powerful cloudy sky!
fds (9388) 2011-10-09 12:37
very interesting green landscape with fantastic vivid colors and superb sky with white clouds
great pov and scharpnees
danyy (0) 2011-10-26 0:21
toujours un ciel magnifique, avec un vant plan qui favorise l'impression de profondeur de ce paysage emi sauvage d'une grande beauté et d'un grand calme.
desy65 (576) 2011-11-12 6:21
Hallo Brian, Beautiful lanscape with fantastic colours and sharpness. Thank you for the post.
Greetings,alla the best... Desy
Hellas (6945) 2011-11-21 22:51
A brilliant shot!
Great PoV, fantastic colors and details!
Perspective works flawlessly! Love this sky!
Have a nice day,
kiks (12633) 2012-02-13 5:48
Fantastic composition with a great use of the landschapelines. The rocks at the fg increase the depth and frame the peculiar hill at the bg in a wonderful way. Lovely sky also.
elenimavrandoni (0) 2012-12-05 12:56
Hello Brian, a great way of showing the extraordinary mason's work of old times when they were using just their hands and their mind to build natural fences.One more amazing composition with great sharpness, depth, perspective, very panoramic and eye catching, you can almost feel the fresh clean air on your face and on your hair!The Irish deep green of the country in contrast with the winter clear blue sky it is always very appealing to my eyes!