The danger of metal Groynes close to the shore – this is at low tide – glad I am not into small sailing boats!!!

Taken on a recent dawn shoot with my fellow RB’er and friend Stuart Chapman at The Warren, Folkestone, England.

Canon 400D, Canon EF-S 17-85mm IS USM Lens @ 64mm, ISO 100, f16, 15 secs. Hoya ND 400 (9 stop) filter used. Tripod used. Converted to Monochrome in CS5.

361 views, 19 favourites at 14th November 2011


bobculshaw, b w, hoya nd400, seascape, folkestone, the warren


  • Torfinn
    Torfinnabout 3 years ago

    To bad, but it makes a excellent shot.

  • Jadon
    Jadonabout 3 years ago

    Splendid shot Bob.

  • Antanas
    Antanasabout 3 years ago


  • Stuart Chapman
    Stuart Chapmanabout 3 years ago

    That 9 stop’s an absolute beaut isn’t it Bob? This is a real marvel and i’ll tell you why, I had to check your narrative was the same day we met as I didn’t even see this shot at the time. (Must have been busy up to my knees in water at the time probably)

    Just love the misty effects and minimalist approach to this. Love it

  • Thank you Stuart for your super comment. Yes I love the filter – did you get anything with it? Took it around the time you got your wellingtons full!

    – Bob Culshaw

  • Anna Shaw
    Anna Shawabout 3 years ago

    This is one of my all time favourites – almost makes me wish I had got up at 3.30am with you!!!

    I love the tones and subtly inherent in the image. Fabulous photography Bob.

  • Geoff Carpenter
    Geoff Carpenterabout 3 years ago

    Great image Bob!!! The mono treatment gives it so much impact! Worth getting up early for. Well done my friend.

  • Adri  Padmos
    Adri Padmosabout 3 years ago

    Great capture, Bob; well done!

  • linaji
    linajiabout 3 years ago

    awww I love what your honey just said!! you both are so talented… it must bounce off the rooms!!!
    Well done Bob!

  • photogaryphy
    photogaryphyabout 3 years ago

    Fabulous shot Bob with a great lead out with those groynes. Silky smooth waters as well. Stunning work.

  • Ryan Davison Crisp
    Ryan Davison C...about 3 years ago

    fantastic work Bob, great mono composition, nice line-in

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