Waves Breaking over Annalong Quay Wall

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Comments (81)

Sigurtor Holm on January 21, 2009

Very impressive. Great work.

Ancsa on January 22, 2009

wonderful photo,great moment!well done,Séan!:) yellow star!:)

Madidi on January 22, 2009

Thank you Sig for your kind compliments: I hope you are well up there in Iceland :-)

Hello Ancsa, many thanks for your visit and your Y* which is much appreciated.

Warm Regards,


Theodore Mantzios on January 22, 2009

Simply magnificent Séan my friend!

What a great capture of wild nature!

I am very glad you were there at the perfect time and thank you very much for sharing these exceptional moments with all of us!!

**Best of & Y* from me as well**

Hope you shoulder is getting better & better!

Warmest regards and a very nice evening,


MaryJo on January 22, 2009

Wonderful photo, love the waves, the perspective and colors. Congratulations YS, Greetings from Portugal, Mary

Ana Docal on January 22, 2009

great shot!!! I love sea..madidi.greetings from Galicia.Ana

farangas on January 23, 2009

Sea is wonderful Sean! And you photographed his strength very well

Ciao, Clelia

Madidi on January 23, 2009

Theodore my friend many thanks for your very kind and generous praise for this shot, I am honoured by your Y* and 'Best of'. I hope your are somewhere nice and looking forward to your weekend.

Mary, many thanks for your kind compliments and the Y*, greetings to you in Portugal from Ireland.

Hi Ana, I envy you in Galicia, one of my favourite places, tonight. many thanks for your very kind praise.

Clelia, you are very welcome here this evening: I am very pleased you enjoyed this shot, I hope you are well tonight in Napoli.

Very warmest regards guys,


jhk on January 24, 2009

Great shot Séan! The force of nature at work, and you've captured it very well. Lots of detail and movement. Well done.

I hope you (and your Canon) didn't get wet though; the angle of the wave with respect to the wall suggests that you were standing in the line of fire (well not fire, but you know what I mean ;) )

My personal experience with waves and cameras is that I usually manage to end up at least partially wet or without slippers :)

Cheers, Justin

Madidi on January 24, 2009

Thanks Justin, I did manage to stay dry, the waves as you observed were 'running' along the quay wall but petered out before they reached where I was standing.

Many thanks again for the kind compliments,


Madidi on January 24, 2009

Hi Gerry, almost missed you there :-) I have to admit, I'm not too fond of storms these days either and can't wait to see the back of them.

Hope your weekend's going to plan.


ai savery on January 24, 2009

Wow - beautiful stormy shot, Séan! Perfectly composed - probably quite a challenge with these huge swells - ? I could feel this one hit all the way over here in Seattle ;D. Once in awhile we get big breakers on the Puget Sound - usually from a passing freighter or tug, and if you hear them at night when they hit a breakwater or bulkhead, you can feel the ground reverberate from the impact. Pretty amazing natural force.

And see? - another beautiful name - 'Annalong Quay'... The beauty of your country made all the moreso through the language and history. Warm regards to you, alicia

Madidi on January 24, 2009

No Alicia, I was safely tucked up behind the inner sea-wall :-) I have been searching my old stuff for a few shot I took here a couple of years ago when the wall I was on was actually demolished!! It was quite a scene but unfortunately I can't find them.

Most of these names are derived from the old gaelic and they do have a ring to them, I am really pleased you are enjoying this area, perhaps you will visit some time in the not too distant future: your LLS has expressed a wish to do so :>)

Enjoy your day,


Marina Sp. on January 25, 2009

Wild and impressive waves. Respect to you who took that photo! Greetings from Greece, Marina

Madidi on January 25, 2009

Many thanks Marina: not as risky as the photo makes it look, but good fun all the same.

Have a great week,


A.SKINNER on January 26, 2009

A brilliant shot capturing the power of the sea. Regards, Anita

Madidi on January 26, 2009

Hi Anita it is always a pleasure to have you visit: many thanks for the kind compliments.

I hope you are well,

Best Regards,


AndreyMos on January 26, 2009


Madidi on January 26, 2009

Thank you Andrey: your kind compliment is much appreciated.

Best Regards,


JC EBY © NO VIEWS! on January 26, 2009

Wow....Nice shot!

Amitiés de France Jean-Claude

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Photo taken in 7 Main St, Annalong, Newry, Newry and Mourne BT34 4TR, UK

Photo details

  • Uploaded on January 18, 2009
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Madidi
    • Camera: Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
    • Taken on 2009/01/18 15:49:37
    • Exposure: 0.006s (1/160)
    • Focal Length: 41.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/10.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO400
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash