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St Brides Bay adventure

A photo from way back in 2012 whilst doing a Welsh coast tour. A particularly likeable photo for me as this rope reminded me of some lost primeval sea reptile. A very welcome walk under blue skies after many days of torrential rain. See Pip for alternative view.

St Brides Bay is a bay in western Pembrokeshire, West Wales. Either Skomer Island or the mainland extremity of Wooltack Point at the western end of the Marloes Peninsula marks the southern limit of the bay whilst its northern limit is marked by Ramsey Island off St David's Head.

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12 comments

TOZ said:

Hi Herb my kinda photo love it the rope taking you to the little bit of red of the man with the canoe and out to the beautiful sky. ⭐
Have a great day.
Gordon
3 months ago

Herb Riddle replied to TOZ:

Thanks Gordon, especially for the star. An old Panoramio shot here taken on our three week grand tour of Wales, only days after my retirement date. I took a few of this scene and they all looked liked this. I, like you, find it refreshing to come back to these older captures on here reminding us that a good photo is good no matter when taken. I do think I was more photographically adventurous in those days as my body no longer wants to go that extra mile.

Cheers. Herb
3 months ago

Nick Weall said:

Hi Herb ~ I love these sort of shots too and this one is especially good,
3 months ago

Herb Riddle replied to Nick Weall:

Thanks Nick. We share that feeling and thought. I reckon you could have a lot like this living ear the sea. Thanks for your star too.

Cheers. Herb
3 months ago

Malik Raoulda said:

Remarquable et admirable capture bien réussie.
Bonne et agréable journée.
3 months ago ( translate )

Jaap van 't Veen said:

What a stunning landscape image
Thank you for the interesting note
3 months ago

Stephan Fey said:

Magnificent capture with gorgeous colours.
3 months ago

Keith Burton said:

Your composition here is brilliant Herb with that fantastic piece of rope making a superb leading line. I really like the textures and patterns in the sand/mud and the rocks either side of the sea. The man and his canoe stand out nicely. A gorgeous sky and lovely light too.

The PiP is equally as good.........the detail in the boat is spot on and I love the reflection of the boat in the pool of water with the rock. Once again, a nice bit of leading line from the mooring rope and the same lovely sky and rocks.

Two absolutely cracking shots**********
3 months ago

Herb Riddle replied to Keith Burton:

Another to warm your heart Keith and another from yesteryear too. Too nice to be in the back drawer I suppose. very happy that you enjoyed both scenes.

Cheers. Herb
3 months ago

Ulrich John said:

Wide and beautiful !
3 months ago

Annemarie said:

Peaceful evening!

Wonderful
3 months ago ( translate )

Roger (Grisly) said:

Wonderful capture and delightful pip Herb!
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