Andy Rodker

Andy Rodker

Posted on 10/06/2018


Photo taken on August  6, 2012



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Porthcurno
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Cornwall
West Penwith
Logan Rock
Pednvounder Beach
Southwest Peninsula Coastpath
Trereen Dinas (South)


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Pednvounder Beach and Logan Rock, Porthcurno, and two distant yachts.. Of course this one's for Pam too!

Pednvounder Beach and Logan Rock, Porthcurno, and two distant yachts.. Of course this one's for Pam too! 

The Promontory is commonly known as Logan Rock but it must have a proper name as Logan Rock only refers to a once rocking stone on the top.
The area around the isthmus and a bit landward is the site of a defended ancient settlement called Trereen Dinas (South). 'South' to distinguish it from a similarly named ancient settlement site on Gurnard's Head on the north coast. But I just can't find out the name for the promontory as a whole!.
Can you spot the two yachts?

Marco F. Delminho, Sylvain Wiart, Martine, fifi and 65 other people have particularly liked this photo


70 comments - The latest ones
Boro
Boro
Excellente compo
11 days ago.
Nick Weall
Nick Weall
One of m favourite places The OS map mentions Logan Rock but also Horace ~ does that mean anything to you?
11 days ago.
Andy Rodker has replied to Nick Weall
Horace? Yes it does, but only because I once advised a family of elderly siblings, named Horace, Boris, Maurice ... and of course, Doris! (I forget their surname!!!).
Otherwise no ... but thanks for looking into it. I have never found another name either.
11 days ago.
Jean
Jean
The colours are so lovely particularly the pastel shades of the sea.
11 days ago.
Peggy C
Peggy C
Andy,

Something this beautiful is just beautiful - no other name needed.

Peggy
11 days ago.
Andy Rodker has replied to Peggy C
Thank you, Peggy!
I use this photo for my Linkedin home page!
11 days ago.
Andy Rodker
Andy Rodker
Boro,
Nick,
Jean,
Peggy,
Many thanks to you all!
11 days ago.
Andy Rodker
Andy Rodker
Andreas,
Steve,
Thank you both!
11 days ago.
Andy Rodker
Andy Rodker
Nathalie,
Daniel,
Thank you both!
11 days ago.
Roger Bennion
Roger Bennion
Love the sweep of the coastline here. A beautiful scene very well photographed, Andy.
11 days ago.
Larry Drummond
Larry Drummond
Could not be more scenic !!
11 days ago.
Marije Aguillo
Marije Aguillo
Preciosa vista. Una foto muy bella.
11 days ago.
Claudia G
Claudia G
Belle vue et endroit !
11 days ago.
natur' ELLE
natur' ELLE
superbe vue ! ************++++++++ extra !
11 days ago.
Andy Rodker
Andy Rodker
Roger,
Larry,
Marije,
Claudia,
Annick,
Thank you all!
11 days ago.
William Sutherland
William Sutherland
Stunning capture!

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11 days ago.
Malik Raoulda
Malik Raoulda
Un endroit paradisiaque que Pam appréciera ++++++
Bon Dimanche.
11 days ago.
Julien Rappaport
Julien Rappaport
C'est magnifique !
11 days ago.
Anton Cruz Carro
Anton Cruz Carro
Wonderful perspective and light!
Amazing looking place, beautifully captured. Have a safe Sunday.
11 days ago.
Andy Rodker
Andy Rodker
Ron H,
Evan,
Sami,
Ko,
Christine S,
Aschi,
William,
Malik,
Julien,
Anton,
Very many thanks to you all!
11 days ago.
neira-Dan
neira-Dan
un beau soleil!! bon dimanche Andy
11 days ago.
Jaap van 't Veen
Jaap van 't Veen
Beautiful and inviting beach scene; very well taken Andy.
11 days ago.
Nora Caracci VERY BUSY
Nora Caracci VERY BU…
dreamlike !!!
11 days ago.
ROL/Photo
ROL/Photo
Excellent
bon dimanche Andy
amitiés/rol
11 days ago.
Andy Rodker
Andy Rodker
Narvik,
Daniele,
Jaap,
Roland,
Very many thanks!
11 days ago.
Andy Rodker
Andy Rodker
Thank you, Gabi!
11 days ago.
Gabi Lombardo
Gabi Lombardo
beautiful mood....
11 days ago.
Jocelyne Villoing
Jocelyne Villoing
Un délice visuel !+++
11 days ago.
Andy Rodker
Andy Rodker
@ngelique,
amelie,
Jocelyne,
Very many thanks!
11 days ago.
tiabunna
tiabunna
A lovely coastal scene. I spotted some frozen surfers, but failed with the yachts. :-)
11 days ago.
Andy Rodker has replied to tiabunna
See Betty's comment below, George,
Many thanks!
10 days ago.
Ulrich John
Ulrich John
Beautiful tones on the beach and on the sea. And - as usual - a wonderful view !
11 days ago.
Mario Vargas
Mario Vargas
I can´t spot the yatchs Andy, but love the shot, love thecliffs and its combo of rock textures with the green herbs is special, but here you have a hidden beach with fantastic calm water and colorful sea. Sure lovely from your high pov
11 days ago. Edited 11 days ago.
Andy Rodker has replied to Mario Vargas
See Betty´s comment below, Mario,
Very many thanks!
10 days ago.
Fred Fouarge
Fred Fouarge
Dit is toch een prachtige uit 2012,,,had je toen dus ook een goede camera..,
11 days ago.
Andy Rodker has replied to Fred Fouarge
My only camera between December 2010 and August 2012 was my Nokia N95 camera-phone. A much better camera than a phone!
Sadly I dropped in a marsh two days after this shot!
10 days ago. Edited 10 days ago.
Angelofruhr
Angelofruhr
Fantastic place Andy...so nice colors of the sea. I see 2 bright points at the horizon left, but what it is I only can guess! ;)
11 days ago.
Andy Rodker has replied to Angelofruhr
Betty has it! (and yes they are yachts!) Thank you, Angelika
10 days ago.
Betty【ツ】
Betty【ツ】
Yes, two yatchs above on the left, and some lucky people who bathe ;o)) Congrats on Explore !
11 days ago. Edited 11 days ago.
Andy Rodker has replied to Betty【ツ】
Yes, well done and thank you, Betty
10 days ago.
Nicole Merdrignac
Nicole Merdrignac
Excellent. Nicole.
11 days ago.
Marie-claire Gallet
Marie-claire Gallet
WOWWWWWWWWWWWW, I adore ***********************
11 days ago.
Keith Burton
Keith Burton
Such a lovely beach..................and a beautiful stretch of the coast. Beautifully composed and taken. I love the tiny people on the beach and in the sea.
11 days ago.
Andy Rodker has replied to Keith Burton
I think the people were normal sized people, Keith! ;o)))))
10 days ago.
Keith Burton has replied to Andy Rodker
Damn..............another fantasy shattered ;-))
9 days ago.
cammino
cammino
Great landscape shot.
11 days ago.
Eve
Eve
Les couleurs sont sublimes cela donne envie de s''y poser
Bonne semaine
11 days ago.
trester88
trester88
Eine malerische Bucht!
10 days ago.
Andy Rodker
Andy Rodker
Annemarie,
Serge,
Joan,
Bernd,
Bernhard,
Roger,
Jose,
Erhard,
Uwe,
George,
Ulrich,
Mario,
Fred,
Angelika,
Betty,
Nicole,
Marie-claire,
Keith,
cammino,
Eve,
Wilhelm,
Very many thanks to you all!
10 days ago.
Roger (Grisly)
Roger (Grisly)
Terrific shot Andy, does Treryn Dinas mean something to you as I understand that's a possibility
10 days ago.
Andy Rodker has replied to Roger (Grisly)
Thank you Roger.
From memory (and I hope I'm corrected if wrong)
Trereen, Treryn or today Treen = farm or settlement on a promontory and
Dinas = castle.
So, fortified settlement on a promontory.
Not particularly special to me, Roger (although both sites are wonderful places), just that I have been familiar with the name and sites (both South and North) all my life!
10 days ago.
Andy Rodker
Andy Rodker
Uwe,
Elena,
Many thanks!
10 days ago.
John FitzGerald
John FitzGerald
I really like the colours.
10 days ago.
Andy Rodker
Andy Rodker
Meral,
Bea,
John F,
Very many thanks!
10 days ago.
Beatrice Degan(MARS)
Beatrice Degan(MARS)
I must confess I hadn't been able to spot the 2 yachts until I read Betty' comment:-)

BUT: I could enjoy wholly this charmed and charming gem of Cornwall with its golden and pink beaches, its majestic rocks and its luminous ocean .. well, I wonder: am I dreaming? :-)
No: simply Andy has generously given us another wonderful image of his homeland
Thank you !
10 days ago. Edited 10 days ago.
Andy Rodker has replied to Beatrice Degan(MARS)
Ah, thats why there was a ten minute gap between your yellow star and comment, Bea!! :o)
Not well defined I admit but they are yachts, I saw them slowly get nearer.
10 days ago. Edited 10 days ago.
tatranka7
tatranka7
So beautifuuuuul, Andy...
10 days ago.
Andy Rodker has replied to tatranka7
Thank you very much, tatranka!
10 days ago.
Rosalyn Hilborne
Rosalyn Hilborne
I love the way the gentle waves are lapping the beach Andy. A delightful shot.
10 days ago.
©UdoSm
©UdoSm
A great scenery......
10 days ago.
Pat29
Pat29
Splendid scenery Andy
10 days ago.
Adriana Grecu
Adriana Grecu
Superbe paysage!!
10 days ago.
Andy Rodker
Andy Rodker
* ઇઉ *,
Thorsten,
Berny,
Rafael - welcome!
Bernhard S,
Peter C,
Rosa,
Udo,
Pat,
Adrina,
Many thanks to you all!
9 days ago.
Andy Rodker
Andy Rodker
Thank you, Ernest!
8 days ago.
Andy Rodker
Andy Rodker
Many thanks, Jenny!
7 days ago.
Martine
Martine
Une magnifique composition.
7 days ago.
Andy Rodker
Andy Rodker
Nouchet,
Philippe,
Martine,
Very many thanks!
6 days ago.
Andy Rodker
Andy Rodker
Many thanks, Sylvain!
6 days ago.
Dave Hilditch
Dave Hilditch
A beautiful panorama.
6 days ago.