One of the many bright red Lifebelts that line the quayside of the southern edge of the River Adur and Shoreham-by-sea Harbour in West Sussex, England. Also known as a lifesaver, lifebuoy, ring buoy, and lifering, it is designed to be thrown to a person in the water as and aid to buoyancy and to hopefully prevent that person drowning.
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lousat (79772) 2012-10-26 2:08
Hi Brian,this red is perfect to break the blue composition,spectacular contrast between the colors and very nice perspective too,impressives details as usual.Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano
jemaflor (87345) 2012-10-26 2:15
Viviv colors with a light well taken, interesting detail with this close up, tfs.
SnapRJW (31621) 2012-10-26 2:16
Well Brian - If I was drowning at sea, I would want a brilliantly coloured lifebuoy like this one to be thrown to me. With such a vivid colour I would not miss it! An excellent detail shot where the red contrasts attractively with your trademark blue. Warm regards Rosemary
Nicou (126290) 2012-10-26 2:44
quelle compo e tiamge superbe la bouée rouge ressort parfaitement et tous ces cordate quelle vue et iamge sueprbe ensemble.
Bravo et amitié
JFS (32459) 2012-10-26 2:59
Good day to you Brian,
Red and blue, I think they are our favorite colours...Very appealing capture, I like it!
chrisvek (7001) 2012-10-26 4:58
I like very much your composition and i could connect it with our summer vacations.Perfect lightning management and so "strong" colors.
Have a nice weekend
kasianowak (7315) 2012-10-26 6:22
Good choice to focus on this interesting detail. Wonderful saturated and contrasting colours!
Yiannis84 (2824) 2012-10-26 6:48
I love this kind of images..great color and full of details to admire! excellent contraste between the blue and the red and really nice clarity..very good job
saxo042 (37596) 2012-10-26 8:47
Common and ordinary objects can many times provide good pictures. This lifebelt has indeed a very strong and eye-catching colours that is beautifully combined with the blue sky. A well chosen POV.
COSTANTINO (57903) 2012-10-26 8:52
another intersting and impressive shot
I like the explanation that it is designed
to be thrown to a person into the water
impressive capture from a boat
excellent chosen point of view
showing the dynamic contrast
between red and blue
have a nice weekend
rychem (25866) 2012-10-26 9:04
Beautiful and colorful photo, nice marine theme, great sharpness and details,
Have a nice weekend
rbassin (19179) 2012-10-26 9:28
Un bon cadrage sur la bouée,avec le bleu de la mer et du ciel en arrière plan.
marabu61 (9043) 2012-10-26 11:56
Nice deep saturated colors that contrast with each other and an interesting POV makes this picture of a otherwise mundane object work beautifully.
have a good weekend
jjcordier (77834) 2012-10-26 21:41
Voilà une bouée de secours qui passe certainement inaperçue pour la plupart des gens mais que ton œil de photographe a su exploiter à merveille pour réaliser cette superbe image, lumineuse, graphique et colorée à souhait.
livermore (1629) 2012-10-27 3:39
Ta photo est toute simple et pourtant tres reussie.
C est à ça qu on reconnait un bon photographe.
Le traitement des couleurs est excellent.
mirosu (15102) 2012-10-27 21:41
I like this photo with nice vivid colors. The sharpness and clarity is perfect. A well presented tight crop allows eyes to remain fixed on red lifebelt. The excellent light and colors together with nice blue sky also lends a lovely contrast to the scene. Have a nice Sunday.
dkmurphys (50730) 2012-10-28 14:47
Charming colors of this attractive detail. I like the POV and the idea. Well taken.
macjake (58862) 2012-10-28 23:52
I'm having a huge craving for a lifesaver candy right now!
and the orange one is the best flavor too :)
I like how you've used an object, and a pretty ugly object at that, to produce a creative and effective color arrangement with the bg blues. I have to say the end result is attractive!
creative idea coming to life.
serp2000 (41356) 2012-11-09 5:34
Simple but interesting composition, superb colors, impressive saturation! I like blue-orange combination! Clever POV.
- Copyright: Brian Denton (timecapturer) (49288)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-10-04
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Sony Alpha 850 DSLR, Sony F20mm F2.8 SAL, Hoya Super UV
- Exposure: f/16, 1/80 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): My River Adur [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2012-10-26 1:54