Taken in January, it was dark and dull, these faint rays of light - I've always called them Jacob's Ladders - appeared for just a moment.
This is a view from near Keyhaven, looking towards Hurst Spit which is a shingle bank with a castle on the end of it. Just over the top of the Spit you can see the Needles. The land to the left is the Isle of Wight, where Chris (Eclectic
The sea is level, it is the shingle Spit that slopes down from right to left.
I'd been messing with the camera and had the shutterspeed set high for birds, didn't think this would work out at all, but the camera (dimage Z5) did the other settings. It seemed to work fairly well although it's noisy, which is a slight annoyance and something I found happened a lot under 'challenging conditions'. Now I've got a new camera there will be new challenges.
Please feel welcome to tear the picture to pieces, but gently ...
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