St Annes Pier Night Reflection

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windmillgolfer
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St Annes Pier Night Reflection

Caught this on the way back from shooting tonight's sunset and thought it deserved a separate post :). Stuart

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saudidave Senior Member • Posts: 1,749
Re: St Annes Pier Night Reflection

Nice one Stuart -I've seen it loads of times but it never looked that good before!

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Re: St Annes Pier Night Reflection

Definitely worth a separate post. Great composition. That's definitely a challenge contender, as are your sunset shots. You are on a roll. Maybe you should do an all-nighter.
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Re: St Annes Pier Night Reflection

Very impressive image, Stuart.. I call these, 'Two for price of one, LOL'.. (no pun intended!) .. beautiful reflection .. thanks for sharing ..

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Re: St Annes Pier Night Reflection

Great shot Stuart

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Very good capture, Stuart...the reflection is so clear, almost making it as a mirror image
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John Beavin
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Re: St Annes Pier Night Reflection

Was it you, or the camera resting on the sand bag, beautiful image anyway.

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Re: St Annes Pier Night Reflection

Really, really nice capture! I don’t know how anyone could improve on this, Stuart.
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Re: St Annes Pier Night Reflection

Beautiful capture! It sure deserves a dedicated post, indeed!
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Suttzzs Senior Member • Posts: 1,008
Re: St Annes Pier Night Reflection

WOW Stuart - thats a one off!!!! - The right place - The right time - The right camera....you hit the jackpot with this one!!!! - really excellent .......Superb......Suttzzs.

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Re: St Annes Pier Night Reflection

That's a cracker Stuart

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Re: St Annes Pier Night Reflection

excellent Stuart!
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Re: St Annes Pier Night Reflection

Thanks Dave, me neither, just a lucky break. I was pleased I stopped, especially when I noticed the puddle to use as a mirror. Stuart

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Re: St Annes Pier Night Reflection

Thanks Daniel. Confess, I was feeling quite pleased with myself I do wonder if I really need the dSLR gear or get enough value from it.

Still getting used to the FZ50 and have two gripes with it: the write time with RAW and teh magnified screen when using manual focus - useful when I want it but irritating when it comes on and I do not want it - not sure if can be configured in any way. Stuart

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Re: St Annes Pier Night Reflection

Thanks Bruno - thought of an better title - St Annes Pier in a Puddle Stuart

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Re: St Annes Pier Night Reflection - John

Thanks John - well, I'd already had my feet sinking into the soft sand, tide was only part way on its way out, thank heavens for waterproof Gortex dog-walking shoes. So, it was just the camera, at 2" above the water it gave me the angle to get the reflection. I'd have tried the same shot with the FZ50 but 35mm wasn't enough to get it all in. Also, its battery was getting quite low - got a spare on order. Stuart

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Re: St Annes Pier Night Reflection Ian & Joshua

Thanks Ian, Joshua, that was one the best evening's photography I've ever had. I just need to muster the courage to try a very early morning session Stuart

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Re: St Annes Pier Night Reflection Pap & Anis

Thanks Pap & Anis, your kind comments are much appreciated. Stuart

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Re: St Annes Pier Night Reflection

Thanks Suttzzs, I was chuffed when the PC monitor display showed the image was good. Stuart

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Re: St Annes Pier Night Reflection Lee & Maarten

Thanks Lee and Maarten. Now, I just need a 'reflections' competition Stuart

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