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Challenge: Archaeology (Standard Editing)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: DJI Mavic Pro
Location: Aran Islands - Ireland
Date: Mar 23, 2019
Date Uploaded: Mar 28, 2019

Thanks everyone for your votes and lovely comments.

I took this shot at the Aran Islands most famous cliffs. I was there to shoot a documentary and had a chance to fly (hard to believe, but it was a windless day). When I was above the ruins I loved the contrast between them and and the ocean.

For the first time I brought the family with me abroad while I was working and we spent great time in Ireland.

Place: 1 out of 18
Avg (all users): 6.7547
Avg (participants): 6.2727
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Views since voting: 723
Views during voting: 98
Votes: 53
Comments: 8
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04/10/2019 06:56:45 PM
The shattered water made a misty din.
Great waves looked over others coming in,
And thought of doing something to the shore
That water never did to land before.
The clouds were low and hairy in the skies,
Like locks blown forward in the gleam of eyes.
You could not tell, and yet it looked as if
The shore was lucky in being backed by cliff,
The cliff in being backed by continent;
It looked as if a night of dark intent
Was coming, and not only a night, an age.
Someone had better be prepared for rage.
There would be more than ocean-water broken
Before God's last Put out the light was spoken.

Robert Frost
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04/10/2019 07:46:13 AM
Nice going, Alex ;) Congrats on another ribbon for a great shot
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04/10/2019 05:30:35 AM
I vote for Alex being a cheater ;) Well done sir. Jealous of you and this of course makes us mortals very nasty. Like you say - Loving the contrast between the two halves of the scene and just looking at it has me a bit dizzy.
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04/10/2019 05:20:03 AM
Beautiful photo of Ireland from an angle you don't often see. I am going on holiday for 2 weeks to Ireland this August - one week in Kerry and one week in Connemara. I can't wait! Congrats on the blue!
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04/10/2019 12:57:40 AM
many congrats on your blue ribbon .. altho i'm just repeating what i said in voting ..
but i do feel you are a massive cheater with your drone .. lol .. ;)
obviously i'm making a joke ..
this is fantastic .. :)
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/09/2019 10:37:12 PM
2 lovely elements
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04/09/2019 01:06:19 AM
doesnt get more 'archaeological' than this ..
of course i googled it .. !! ..
BRILLIANT .. love love love drone photography ..
excellent the way the water seems to almost encroach on the land .. or is it vice versa .. the pattern of the waves is magic .. this is truly awesome ..
i'm thinking a congratulations are in order .. for the ribbon i think you should get .. :)
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04/03/2019 03:57:02 PM
Fascinating subject and excellent picture. I wish I knew some more about the ruins.
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