In the distance just on the horizon you can see the amazing Skellig Islands seen here 12km from the Ring of Kerry. A wisp of cloud often adorning the peaks of these pinnacles creates a volcanic impression! But there is nothing volcanic about these Skelligs rocks; they are created of the same 350–million-year-old Devonian Sandstone that runs right through the backbone of Kerry - from the county’s south-western headlands to the shores of Killarney's lakes.
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Dashab (2564) 2011-08-20 6:52
What a stunning view! Not sure that I would get that close to the edge, though:-)
The soft light lends the rocks and the sea marvellous tones and I love the velvety effect of the slow shutter speed on the water. Beautifully done!
GREGG (7888) 2011-08-20 10:14
good composition, very interesting texture and colors of the coast of Ireland,very good job.
dale54 (6625) 2011-08-20 13:01
stephen hi!-gotta give u point for this great shot!love the way the sea was captured!
alin-m (3716) 2011-08-21 3:26
Great image,look like is from other times.Nice colors and so beautiful shore.
- Copyright: Stephen Emerson (Signal-Womb) (13048)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2008-06-00
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canon EOS5D, Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L, ND filter
- Details: Tripod: Yes
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2011-08-20 6:38
- Favorites: 1 [view]