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Amelia Royan on November 29, 2011

My apologies for the poor quality of these photos. The storm force winds and the sea spray proved a bit too much for both the camera lens and me.

Nick Weall on November 29, 2011

The main thing is you survived the experience and didn't get blown away :)))

Jean-Pierre Pourcine… on November 30, 2011

Superb sea's colours,green and grey Amelia !

What else to say?



♥♥TRIKER12 on November 30, 2011

Such meaning here that some may not understand, just don't wear the batteries out Bonnie wee Lass!!!

Joli Harsányi on November 30, 2011

Very beautiful photo! The angry North Sea is very nice! L-2 Best wishes, Joli

Amelia Royan on November 30, 2011

It was touch and go dear Nick, but a joyous experience to be out in this weather. At one point I was sheltering in the lea of the old land lighthouse, and wouldn't dare get out. Adrian had to rescue me and drag me, laughing my socks off, down a slope to comparative safety. :)))

Amelia Royan on November 30, 2011

Good evening Jean-Pierre, and many thanks for your visit and Y*. You really are far too kind to give such an award for this grainy photo!

Amitiés, Amelia

Amelia Royan on November 30, 2011

The batteries were disconnected Bonnie Lad, and it was still possible to faintly hear the roar! You'd have loved this - there was a guy in a wheelchair parked/moored near the harbour that you can see on the GE map - with his camera, and enjoying every minute!

Al Sanin on November 30, 2011

Very expressive picture! Like! Best wishes Al

PerO the Viking on November 30, 2011

You really are a tough little lady, Amelia, who dare to move at Tungenes in that storm. :-o

It's good to hear that Adrian was there with you. :-)

Are your D40 still working? :-o

Amelia Royan on November 30, 2011

Many thanks Al. We had a wonderful couple of hours at Tungenes - the storm was magnificent!

Amelia Royan on November 30, 2011

I wonder if you got out on Sunday Per? It sounds as if Stavanger was good fun too. The Tau ferry collided with a supply ship, no-one was hurt thank goodness, and we saw the waves hurtling over the road from Hafrsfjord at Sola airport - by which time my D40 was filthy and not worth taking out of the bag! It cleaned up OK and seemed to be working today, but I haven't downloaded the photos yet ;)

PerO the Viking on November 30, 2011

Yes, Amelia, I was out all right. I drove to Sele Harbour after a detour to Solastranden and Ølberg, where the beaches were crowded and parking lots likewise.

I was out of the car for a short while with my Pentax, (it is weatherproof) but there was so much sea-spray and foam in the air that the lens was covered in a short time. Same thing happened to my glasses as well. I made a few shots, but they are not the best quality, so they'll need some heavy PP.

We'll see if I'll put them out eventually. It's not very easy taking photos standing in a 60 degrees angle against the wind. :-)

Amelia Royan on November 30, 2011

Oh - I really look forward to seeing those Per. Wasn't it a wonderful day to remember? I was talking/shouting to some Norwegians who said they hadn't seen storms like this for a long time!

I bet Ølberg was wonderful. We nearly decided to go there, but as I had already been a couple of days before, we opted for Tungenes! I bet the beach at Sele was good too. What a day for decisions ...

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on November 29, 2011
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    by Amelia Royan
    • Taken on 2011/11/27 14:53:18
    • Exposure: 0.008s (1/125)
    • Focal Length: 55.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO280
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash