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Cap Blanc-Nez

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 6 November 2011 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Cap Blanc-Nez (literally "Cape White Nose") is a cape on the Côte d'Opale, in the Pas-de-Calais département, in northern France. The cliffs of chalk are very similar to the white cliffs of Dover at the other side of the Channel in England. Cap Blanc Nez does not protrude into the sea like a typical cape, but is a high point where a chalk ridge has been truncated by the sea, forming a cliff that is topped (132 m) by an obelisk commemorating the Dover Patrol which kept the Channel free from U-boats during World War I.

Image: Escalles (FR) - 19/08/2011

Canon EOS 400D 1/60 second F/18.0 ISO 100 10 mm

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sunstonemaria from California, United States

beautiful !!

6 Nov 2011 5:24am

Bill Brown from California, United States

Very nice b&w capture!

6 Nov 2011 5:38am

Pataphoto from Toulouse, France

superbe cadrage et traitement noir et blanc

6 Nov 2011 6:02am

Ralf Kesper from Attendorn, Germany

This is really terrific! Excellent in bw. Great textures here.

6 Nov 2011 6:54am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Een prachtige foto, Johan ! Deze foto straalt rust uit en is heel mooi in zwart-wit.
Fijne zondag.

6 Nov 2011 9:10am

Stefan from Thiersee, Austria

Awesome landscape, great!

6 Nov 2011 9:23am

Lia from Zwolle, Netherlands

Mooi standpunt, die lijntjes op de voorgrond trekken je blik naar de spiegeling van de kust.
Een prachtig plaatje en mooi weergegeven in zwart-wit.
Fijne dag!

6 Nov 2011 9:38am

Jaytee from Fresno, California, United States

Nice landscape! Looks rather muddy. Good DOF.

6 Nov 2011 3:37pm

Canon EOS 400D
1/60 second
F/18.0
ISO 100
10 mm

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