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One item on my wife Liz's and my bucket list is to explore the whole of the Wild Atlantic Way, stretching from the southwest coast of Ireland at Kinsale, all the way up to Malin Head in the far north.
So we made the most of our opportunity during our week long stay at Youghal in County Cork on the southwest coast to drive and hike around the area.
Heading west from Youghal along the coast we came to the wonderfully named village of Clonakilty, and just a bit further along the coastal drive we found this secluded cove, featuring wave washed sand and curvaceous rock formations.
So we had to stop for a walk along the beach and a rummage in the rock pools.
And, of course, a photograph or two of the beautiful scenery.
This particular image features the contrasting colours and textures of rock, seaweed, sea and wave washed sand at one side of the cove.
Filename - clonakilty beach 04.jpg
Camera - Canon 6D
Lens - 24-105mm zoom @ 28mm
Exposure - 1/25 sec @ f11, ISO100
Filters - Polarising filter used to reduce glare and enhance colour and contrast.
Location - Clonakilty, County Cork, Ireland
This image - 800x533px JPEG
Conversion - Adobe Lightroom
Comments - Handheld exposure with lens stabilisation.
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