The view from the lighthouse at Amasra looking east across the Black Sea. The fg island is a nesting ground for hundreds of seagulls. The coastline as far as Sinop is very rugged and picturesque. Its also 10-15c cooler in summer than many other parts of Turkey. There is decent beach for swimming in Amasra Town, to the right of this image.
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timecapturer (49288) 2014-07-18 3:19
the Black Sea has always fascinated me. I used to think as a child that the water was black, but this glorious view proves that to be totally wrong. An idyllic place and captured beautifully!
Enjoy the weekend - B.
Mesut09 (808) 2014-07-18 3:49
Hello Chris. i have visited to amasra one time
the coastline was great. you reminded me my amasra travel.:)
thanks for picture
Sergiom (87213) 2014-07-18 3:56
On n'a pas souvent l'occasion de la voir. J'aime le point de vue qui semble passer par dessus la petit île rocheuse au premier plan. J'aime beaucoup les nuages au loin.
snunney (105543) 2014-07-18 3:56
A well composed seascape with excellent depth. Nicely illuminated and with very good colours and sharpness.
Royaldevon (42563) 2014-07-18 4:09
I wasn't sure that I had ever heard of this place before but on investigation, there are lots of uploads.
I would imagine that it is very popular as a holiday destination if the temperature is so much cooler than other parts of the land. I can understand why it is a haunt of birds with such a rugged coastline and island opportunities.
A fine viewpoint and lovely f/g textural details.
Have a good day,
ikeharel (77263) 2014-07-18 4:10
A fabulous sight on the lone rock-island, it's cliff looks as eroded and "polished" by water for a long time.
Excelent clear day, and well collected the view across the bay, and blue beautiful sea color.
Have a nice weekend,
pierrefonds (70477) 2014-07-18 4:13
The distance between the island and the horizon is giving depth to the composition. The point of view is showing the details, the colors of the island and of the mountains in the background. The good luminosity is bringing out the colors. Have a nice day.
serp2000 (45536) 2014-07-18 4:38
Very attractive view of the KARA DENIZ, I see this part of Turkey doesn't have the sandy beaches. Anyway I like this landscape, good exposure, fine DoF!
dta (81636) 2014-07-18 5:15
Hello Chris ,
A beautiful part of coast , that seems to be wild and unspoilt . Great clarity and a splendid sky .
jemaflor (102261) 2014-07-18 9:35
Beautiful landscape well taken with a good Fg with thes erocks, nice light and blue color for the sea.
asajernigan (21427) 2014-07-18 9:39
This is a nicely composed shot of this beautiful seascape. The inclusion of the rocks in the foreground adds depth to the scene while the island provides a nice point of interest. The lighting is great as is the sharpness and color.
seres76 (1078) 2014-07-18 12:47
Gitmeme rağmen böyle bir yer hatırlamıyorum. Bize gösterdiğin için teşekkürler... Renkler ve odaklama güzel...
Nicou (149822) 2014-07-18 23:03
quelle belle roche et vue grandiose captage et image quel rendu avec ce vert une touche de végétation le bleu de la mer l'ocre des falaises superbe.
Bravo et amitié
jjcordier (79297) 2014-07-18 23:07
Un très beau paysage marin que tu as parfaitement photographié.
siudzi (34141) 2014-07-19 4:09
Oh, what a beautiful landscape you have seen and photographed! Really amazing presentation taken with great sharpness, exposure and very good color management to get a fantastic result. Like it!
Have a nice weekend!
Miguel82 (27730) 2014-07-23 6:04
From a promontory you capture a brillant picture Chris, a small island and the seashore of Turkish black sea, high quality of image, good panorama and dof, regards
miumiu (6113) 2014-07-28 3:53
Very lovely and amazing place!
The colours are so wonderful!
- Copyright: Chris Jules (ChrisJ) (117201)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2014-06-20
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Pentax Me Super, Polarizing Filter
- Exposure: f/13.0, 1/160 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-07-18 3:11