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Looking down from Beachy Head. I used my old Minolta 24-85mm zoom, with polariser on all these shots. This gives the marked range on the full frame Sony. Unlike a lot of zooms it does well at the long end as well as the wide angle.

comments (21)

  • Chris
  • England
  • 15 Apr 2011, 06:40
A fine image John: love the green sea
  • Ginnie
  • Netherlands
  • 15 Apr 2011, 06:59
BEAUTIFUL, John. I like the long shadow.
  • Chantal
  • Nederland
  • 15 Apr 2011, 08:18
grear high angle
  • Chad Doveton
  • Where latitude and longitude meet.
  • 15 Apr 2011, 10:17
Terrific shot John but did you feel giddy taking it?
I love the point of view. It makes one wonder where you are and wondering anything makes it mysterious and that is good!
A beautiful image John and lovely angle.
  • crash
  • United States
  • 15 Apr 2011, 13:00
very cool vantage point!!! the thing that gets me are the wires seemingly going off into the distance!
John Prior: Hi Crash, thanks for comments. The wires went to place about a third up the the 400ft cliff, the power supply I would imagine
Good shot John, I especially like the circular ripples round the base of the tower.
  • vintage
  • Australia
  • 15 Apr 2011, 14:15
Great result
The colours in this are just fantastic John and i like the positioning of the lighthouse
  • Olivier
  • Belgium
  • 15 Apr 2011, 18:15
Superb green sea...
It is looking splendid in that sea of green. Good shot John
  • remla
  • France
  • 15 Apr 2011, 18:51
magnifique cette vue !
It is a great high angle shot John ....very well composed right down to the shadow of the lighthouse against the green sea....well done....petersmile
  • Otto K.
  • United States
  • 15 Apr 2011, 21:31
a beautiful setting. nice colors and composition. I also like your perspective.
Another grand shot! What an expanse of color!
  • noel
  • France
  • 17 Apr 2011, 10:35
Nice shot of this lighthouse in the middle of the sea
very great capture well done
  • sherri
  • Little Rock, Arkansas, United States of America
  • 18 Apr 2011, 05:14
This is stunning. Beautiful minimalist. I'm glad you showed us the colors, but I'd enjoy seeing it in greyscale too.
nice view point, must get a bit lonely for the person manning this one... or is it someone going over in a boat at certain times of the day only?
  • yvan
  • slovenia
  • 18 Apr 2011, 16:58
Just beautiful, congratulations! Greta composition, colors and well chosen subject. Where did you stand taking this photo wink?
Wonderful composition! Beautiful lighthouse on the green sea! I like this seascape! Great work!
Have a nice day.

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