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Jim Evans (AXOTA) on November 12, 2010

Before the storm

Paula K on November 12, 2010

Ah! Glad you're getting the weather as bad as us!!! Nice pic Jim! ;-)


Puna on November 12, 2010

Hello Jim AWESOME SHOT It make me feel like going fishing.



AndrzejSmolinski on November 12, 2010

beautiful photo. Greetings Andrzej

><((((º> methysmena… on November 12, 2010

Great shot Jim!


Greetings, Nelly

Holger Bauer on November 12, 2010

an excellent work!! LIKE:)) Nice to have a sign of you, Mate:)) Have a great weekend:)) Best wishes from Germany sent your way. Cheers pivatana

JJAguilarV on November 12, 2010

XLT! Congrats LIKE

M.Curran on November 12, 2010

First class capture as ever Jim. I love the sea, and have respect for it. My mother grew up beside it and gave me that respect. I'm sure you're the same.

joyfotos on November 13, 2010

Looks like it is coming in with a crash and a bang! Lovely shot! Like!

Maja Weidemueller on November 13, 2010

My godness ~ are these folks safe in their houses??? Wonderful picture dear friend, love it a lot ~ take care of you Jim ~ big hug ~ Maja

John Adamson on November 14, 2010

Good one Jim, I am glad the weather was kinder to us than that.

Greetings, John

David Brown Photogra… on November 14, 2010

That's a bobby dazzler of a picture Jim

Now for me, I like action shots with loads of atmosphere (even damp and salty atmosphere) like thisun!

I cannot really tell from the zoomed in picture, but them steps down to t'beach look bloomin' steep if I judge it right.

Reminds of some B&amp;W film I took in t'olden days.

Keep up the good work, that man!


Sigurtor Holm on November 14, 2010

beautiful scene, great shot

Jim Evans (AXOTA) on November 14, 2010

Paula K~~~~It's settled down now Paula, lets hope it stays that way for your forthcoming visit ;>)

Puna-----Greetings Anand, well, if you came here during the hours of darkness, you are likely to find many rod fishermen here..;>)

AndrzejSmolinski~~~~~You are most welcome Andrzej, I appreciate your good comment ;>)

><((((º> methysmena…-----Good to see you Nelly, thanks for nice comment ;>)

pivatana~~~It's a pleasure to have you drop in Holger...I'm grateful for your visit, your wishes and generous appraisal ;>)

JJAguilarV---I am delighted you called in my friend, it is too long since we last chatted..I remember you from three years since ;>) I look forward to revisiting your gallery soon ;>)

M.Curran~~~Too right there Martin, I never take anything for granted when I enter the domain of the North Sea..You can bet when things go wrong, and they do, it will be in worsening conditions and the snow-ball effect always happens.

joyfotos----At the height of a strong Nor'Easterly, waves of four to five metres come crashing into this wall, traffic is forbidden to pass and the houses here tremble with every breaker. If this coincides with a high spring tide, the sea overwhelms the village causing much damage to the fabric of the buildings.

beegood~~~Greetings Maja, the answer to your question is NO!! In my lifetime, this village came very close to being swallowed up by a terrible storm in 1953!! The householders will board up their windows and doors given enough warning ;>)

john adamson---Hello always, a visit from you is a real pleasure ;>) Actually, the weather settled down following that unseasonal spell that dampened your Lakeland itinary ;>) and our Autumn has really been quite kind too ;>)

Jethrohoyt---Goodonya pal---I was looking at your B+W pics of Scarborough this morning, then my computer crashed, as they do..I was going to comment on that marine Drive photo from the sixties..As for these steps, you are right, they are very steep, quite slippy and narrow.

Sig Holm~~~~Hiya Sig. Thanks for stopping by bud, it's always good to see you ;>)

Kind regards to you all, I enjoyed your visit ;>)


andy colley on November 15, 2010

we spent many happy holidays here at sandsend when i was a child thanks for sharing this view thank you for your visit and fabulous comments. as always you take great care with your views on other peoples photos

cheers ANDY

Jim Evans (AXOTA) on November 16, 2010

EdwardTur~~~Hello Edward_, I am most grateful for your extensive visit to my gallery..Your nice comments are much appreciated ;>)

andy colley~~~Thanks Andy...coincidently, I too spent many happy times as a small child at Sandsend, in the 1940's..An old aunt was a manager for Lord Normanby, she ran one of the guest lodges deep in Mulgrave wood..That old cottage was enchanted I'm sure ;>)



Fernand Metzger on November 17, 2010

Impressive ! Wild nature against men's bold and fragile pretentions. Nice pic. fernand

Georgy K on November 17, 2010

Very beautiful view! LIKE9!

Greetings, Georgy

Albányai Mária on November 21, 2010

Very beautiful picture!


Greetings, Maria

juan carlos Barros on November 24, 2010

Hermosas tus fotos.. esta me gusto. saludos desde San Rafael Mendoza - Republica Argentina.. LIKE para esta foto.

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  • Uploaded on November 12, 2010
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    by Jim Evans (AXOTA)
    • Camera: PENTAX PENTAX K-7
    • Exposure: 0.010s (1/100)
    • Focal Length: 37.50mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.70 EV
    • No flash