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okmqaz42
04-09-2011, 05:03 AM
Nice fresh morning here I managed to get up early for the sunrise.

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Sunrise, Dollymount Strand (http://www.flickr.com/photos/okmqaz42/5602052263/) by okmqaz42 (http://www.flickr.com/people/okmqaz42/), on Flickr
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Gimme Shelter (http://www.flickr.com/photos/okmqaz42/5602052493/) by okmqaz42 (http://www.flickr.com/people/okmqaz42/), on Flickr

Iguanasan
04-09-2011, 08:05 AM
Love that sunrise! The minimalist feel is awesome and is that a wet sandy bay at low tide? Either way I think it's a great shot! :thumbup: :thumbup:

okmqaz42
04-09-2011, 08:32 AM
Hi Iguanasan, it was Dublin bay this morn, the tide was just starting to come back in, twenty minutes later I would have been up to my waist in the Irish sea. Thanks for looking.

Bambi
04-09-2011, 08:46 AM
I agree- the sunrise shot is stunning. What is the second structure?

okmqaz42
04-09-2011, 10:26 AM
Hi Bambi, it is a beach shelter. Somewhere to hide from the wind and the rain during a traditional Irish Summer. There are move further along the coast that were used as men's and women's changing areas. On the other side of the sae wall would have been a popular swimming area before pollution and shipping lanes ruined it. Some people still swim here but usally there is charity fund-raising involved!

JAS_Photo
04-09-2011, 02:26 PM
Beautiful capture of the morning sunrise, okmqaz42.

asnow
04-10-2011, 12:23 PM
That morning sunrise is beautiful

XPWizard
04-10-2011, 08:07 PM
Cool sunrise!

Hillbillygirl
04-11-2011, 06:57 AM
Awesome capture of the sunrise Omqaz.

okmqaz42
04-11-2011, 07:53 AM
Thank you for the kind comments, I got lucky with the weather, it has reverted to sideways rains showers again. Much more typical for this time of year!