It is tough to beat Ireland for things like crashing waves, gentle rain, great cheese, Guinness, and the color green.  The people are wonderful, too.

But back to the crashing waves –  a nice, long shutter speed takes the edge off the hard, cold Atlantic  and gives the waves a soft, beautiful feel.

The Burren, County Clare, Ireland.

Crashing WavesCanon 1Ds.  148 mm.  ISO 100.  Polarizer.  f/32@ 1/4 second. EV +1.