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The perfect storm

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by Kiwi Paul, Jan 19, 2014.

  1. Kiwi Paul

    Kiwi Paul Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Aug 15, 2011
    Aberdeen Scotland
    There were huge waves in Aberdeen today.
    I captured loads of pics of the harbour entrance beacon being lashed by them.
    It was a spectacular sight, really awesome so here's 10 pics.

    All with EM-5 and Lumix 35-100 lens.

    Paul

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    The next pics are a sequence showing just how high the water got!

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    I like this one, I think it's very atmospheric....

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    last one

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  2. demiro

    demiro Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Nov 7, 2010
    nice captures Paul. how tall is the beacon?
     
  3. Kiwi Paul

    Kiwi Paul Mu-43 Top Veteran

    729
    Aug 15, 2011
    Aberdeen Scotland
    Thanks.

    The beacon is about 120ft (35 metres) high including the base.

    Paul
     
  4. Crdome

    Crdome Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Sep 11, 2011
    West Central Indiana
    Chrome
    Amazing forces Paul. Great captures.
     
  5. pdk42

    pdk42 One of the "Eh?" team

    Jan 11, 2013
    Leamington Spa, UK
    Love the last one!
     
  6. PhilS

    PhilS Mu-43 Veteran

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    Oct 24, 2012
    Brisbane, Australia
    Phil Savory
    great set of photos
     
  7. 350duser

    350duser Mu-43 Veteran

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    Sep 26, 2012
    Brisbane, QLD
    Fantastic captures.
    Hopefully you were safe dry n warm while shooting these!!!
     
  8. flash

    flash Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Apr 29, 2010
    1 hour from Sydney Australia.
    Gordon
    Someone should have been standing on the stairs, for a sense of scale.....

    :smile:

    Gordon