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Cova das Pedras 3

Posted by
grouser (Ludlow, United Kingdom) on 10 April 2009 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

This is further along the greasy path from yesterdays picture on the other side of the cove. The view shows the rest of the coast to the east. The furthest point is Sao Lourenco a long thin peninsular culminating in a couple of small islands, our next destination. {For the Welsh (and fans of Wales) amongst us, this peninsula, although very different, reminded me strongly of the Worms Head on the Gower}

NIKON D70s 1/200 second F/10.0 27 mm (35mm equiv.)

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

This is an incredibly beautiful coast, you are enjoying a great landscape!

10 Apr 2009 10:07am

k@ from Paris, France

So many nuances of greens from soft to deep & darkened greens !

10 Apr 2009 11:05am

Jean-François from Les Issambres, France

les dégradés de couleurs sont somptueux !

10 Apr 2009 11:11am

P J W Miller from Chase Terrace, United Kingdom

You could of named this one "the five sisters", that is the way the penisular juts out. A fine coastline, well composed, I think it could be further improved it by either cloning out the tree (bottom left) or slightly changing the angle the photo was taken at. (Just my opinion)

10 Apr 2009 11:19am

@P J W Miller: Agree re the floating tree but I didn't want to crop the bottom off and I must confess it didn't occur to me to clone it out.

EYES WIDE SHUT from The library of my soul, United Kingdom

Breathtaking scenery, so wonderfully observed. I could stand there and just be lost in the magnificence of this scene for hours. You'd have to prise meaway! A superb photograph, Grouser

10 Apr 2009 11:42am

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

This is very much like our Big Sur Coast here in California! I like your composition here, the sweeping curve of the coastline gives it alot of depth. Nice Job!

10 Apr 2009 12:14pm

@Tracy: Yes I know Big Sur. Same sort of angle to the cliffs but a lot more big tree cover there as I recall

Anthony Lambert from Bielefeld, Germany

A great scene,the greenery really stands out well.
Funny,the Gower is on my list of places to go this summer when I´m over in Wales visiting the folks !!

10 Apr 2009 1:56pm

Seraphine from San Francisco, United States

absolutely beautiful. it looks as
if everything will last here forever.

10 Apr 2009 2:08pm

Don from spokane, United States

I like rugged quality of this coastal area. These steep cliffs look very dangerous and beautiful at the same time. Nice shot.

10 Apr 2009 3:47pm

observing from North West, United Kingdom

A perfect shot of the cliffs, well done grouse. I think you are on a different route to the one I took..?

10 Apr 2009 4:14pm

@observing: The path started at the end of a dirt road quite high above Porto da Cruz on the east side and then more or less contoured round the cliff side. We only got a few K's down it as we had spent too much time playing with the waves, drinking coffee and eating Madeira cake. Where was your path?

dobbino from Cape Town, South Africa

Beautiful country - as is Wales. Jacqui and I did a short tour there a few years ago, but sadly did not get to Worms Head. Maybe next time...

10 Apr 2009 4:19pm

Alun Lambert from cheshire, United Kingdom

cracking view, nice shot

10 Apr 2009 5:00pm

Stunner from Kingston, Jamaica

Breathtaking landscape!

10 Apr 2009 6:46pm

observing from North West, United Kingdom

Re: We must have taken the west coast, there was a visitors centre and market, and an almighty cliff drop to a beach hundreds of feet below. Then The Valley of the Nuns..... followed by another centre up high in a forest, on to the high plateau windfarm, and finally along a number of little towns built in the cliff face.

10 Apr 2009 9:33pm

Veronelle from Lens, France

beautifull postcard

10 Apr 2009 11:22pm

dj.tigersprout from New York City, USA, United States

flawless color -- astounding view!!!

13 Apr 2009 3:02pm

NIKON D70s
1/200 second
F/10.0
27 mm (35mm equiv.)

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