The Pier

The Pier

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The old Victorian Pier at Colwyn Bay is ready for demolition, but until then it is it is a haven for thousands of Starlings that roost underneath it each night. As they return to the roost they make patterns and waves in the sky. Perched on top of the scaffolding structure at the end of the pier sits a Peregrine Falcon, waiting to pounce on its supper (it's a bit small to see but it is there believe me).

K-5, DA 16-45, Polariser, ND Grad, Tripod
23/02/2013 - 13:11davidstorm
CategoryLandscape / Travel
Shutter Speed1.29999 sec
Aperturef/11
LensN/A
ISO500
Focal Length16mm

puma

Link Posted 23/02/2013 - 13:16
Thats a Great shot David i do like this i was to busy running around for Jim clapping my hands to get the birds to fly out and he missed the shot as for the Peregrine Falcon you would have got it with my lens or your 150-500mm shame

but i really do like this
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AndrewA

Link Posted 23/02/2013 - 13:28
Nice
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SMarsden

Link Posted 23/02/2013 - 15:02
That really is Tops
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Link Posted 23/02/2013 - 15:39
Wonderful capture David, the water is amazing. - mary.

sandinista

Link Posted 23/02/2013 - 18:07
This is real corker David, I think your expo is spot on here, lovely effect on the water.

You just have to humour Shaun, he just wanted to run around shouting for a bit
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NaimKhan

Link Posted 23/02/2013 - 22:38
Wonderful image
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VividArt

Link Posted 24/02/2013 - 00:44
Very Nice. I love the angle and I especially like the shutter speed, just a hint of blur but still very discernible. Good choice.

I usually love the super long exposures like this, but this pleases me, seeing the waves while being gently led out of the photo along the pier towards the clouds !!!

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