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Tulum Beach

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 10 February 2012 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

View of the beach below the walled city of Tulum, Mexico.

Due to storms and hurricanes in the recent past, much of the beach has been eroded below. Tourists used to be able to walk down to the beach along cliffs. But now due to the beach erosion, the primary means to the beach is by a wooden staircase.

Photo captured November 18, 2011.

NIKON D7000 1/250 second F/8.0 ISO 160 18 mm

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Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

I am sure getting jealous. I wish I was there.

10 Feb 2012 5:16am

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

what an amazing beach view - you lucky man - I wish to be there.

10 Feb 2012 6:53am

Florence from Paris, France

Stunning overview !

10 Feb 2012 8:14am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

excellent work

10 Feb 2012 8:34am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Superb point of view - the perfect postcard from paradise!

10 Feb 2012 9:23am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

The lady in the hat looks worthy of a few shots ;-)

10 Feb 2012 9:33am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Beautiful beach

10 Feb 2012 10:18am

Laurette from Johannesburg - Fourways, South Africa

A beautiful capture and a marvelous POV. What a beautiful country Mexico must be to visit. Their beaches looks like paradise. Beautifuly captured.

10 Feb 2012 11:23am

klausZ from Kufstein, Austria

such an amazing atmosphere! you can definitely feel and smell summer! super!!!

10 Feb 2012 12:11pm

Sylvie49 capture image from Anjou - Maine et Loire, France

Intéressant et sympa ce lieu ! peut être un peu trop de monde !

10 Feb 2012 12:31pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Amazing shot. Beautiful overview. Superb. :)

10 Feb 2012 2:52pm

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

Love that view and perspective. Wish I were there! Thanks for the 'watch!'

10 Feb 2012 3:09pm

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Really beautiful view - I just love the colors you captured here, and those trees are amazing!

10 Feb 2012 3:45pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

The first thing I thought when I saw this shot was that I didn't remember seeing those steps to the beach. I'm glad you explained it. ;-)

10 Feb 2012 3:59pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Wonderful place. Excellent image.

10 Feb 2012 4:24pm

tataray from france, France

Belle chaleur, vu la neige ici !...))

10 Feb 2012 5:44pm

marc from Granby, Canada

Nice point of view Steven this look's like a cool place to spend some time :)

10 Feb 2012 6:42pm

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

See the sun, summer outfits and a big blue sky, it feels good when you're in the freezing cold!

10 Feb 2012 6:43pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Beautiful. That water looks so inviting! Great color!

10 Feb 2012 8:58pm

Phil David Morris, 2012 from Saskatoon, New York, Canada

Just makes me want to get down to my beach wear and join in the fun in
the water, hope they left you some time to do that. A gorgeous location
photo, with such an amazing view that goes on forever !~

10 Feb 2012 9:02pm

Albert from Sweden, living in Hamburg, Germany

Superb work Steve! Nice luminosity, brightness and colors. In general a very well composed shot.

10 Feb 2012 10:44pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

wonderful pov. gorgeous water

10 Feb 2012 11:47pm

Dokmateo from Madrid, Spain

Two thumbs up! Magnificent tones and fabulous colors! Superb shot!

10 Feb 2012 11:58pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A gorgeous place!

11 Feb 2012 1:00am

Rick from Toronto, Canada

This is a wonderful frame that fuses the natural beauty of landscape with the manmade structures and our enthusiastic gatherings to enjoy all of it.

11 Feb 2012 1:27am

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

Thank you, Steve, for sharing this 'modern' version of the beach at Tulum.

11 Feb 2012 2:32am

Kala from United States

Stunning perspective and colors! This looks like such a beautiful place.

11 Feb 2012 6:05am

Mhelene from Paris, France

A superb composition . Very beautiful !

11 Feb 2012 10:57am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

People on a beach like that often look like they are trying to escape . . perhaps they are !

11 Feb 2012 11:23am

Crash Ryan from Weehawken, NJ & NYC, United States

awesome! now thats a party place

11 Feb 2012 8:38pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Beautiful beach shot. Nice work! :)

11 Feb 2012 9:41pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice!!!

11 Feb 2012 10:00pm

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

Woo hoo! Congratulations, Steven!

11 Feb 2012 10:18pm

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Congrats on the Color Spotlight, Steven!

12 Feb 2012 1:52am

alex centrella from California, United States

wow..great scene ..

12 Feb 2012 1:58am

Phil David Morris, 2012 from Saskatoon, New York, Canada

Congratulations on this well deserved spotlight award, was waiting to see you get one in
this most amazing series. Beautiful colours and a photo that deserves this spotlight !!~
5***** 's !!~

12 Feb 2012 2:39am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Congratulations on the Color Spotlight!

12 Feb 2012 2:49am

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Congratulations on the color spotlight, Steven! Your photos are always so rich and vibrant.

12 Feb 2012 5:02am

Florence from Paris, France


12 Feb 2012 8:32am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

. . and no escape for those folks now - I see they are in the Color Spotlight ! Congrats, Steven.

12 Feb 2012 8:47am

Vivian from shanghai, China

beautiful colour

12 Feb 2012 10:13am

franz from Baden, Austria

a striking view down this elegant stairway! what a beach, what scenery, what greenery!
congrats on the spotlight, too ;-))

12 Feb 2012 11:04am

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

wow, Steven - congrats on your Color Spotlight!

12 Feb 2012 12:06pm

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

congrats, a very nice relief from all the cold winter snaps. Very jealous.

12 Feb 2012 1:14pm

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

Congratulations on the color spotlight, Steven:)

12 Feb 2012 2:51pm

Albert from Sweden, living in Hamburg, Germany

...and congratz on the spotlight. Well deserved!

12 Feb 2012 3:53pm

klausZ from Kufstein, Austria

congrats to your spotlight!!

12 Feb 2012 5:37pm

Karen Politte from Conway, United States

OMG I had no idea you were doing a Yucatan/Mayan series!! When did you go?!?? My husband and I just got back from a cruise where we were able to enjoy pieces of this country's amazing history Well done! Lovely shot. Tulum might be on the agenda next time......this time we got to see Dzibilchaltun!

12 Feb 2012 7:58pm

@Karen Politte: Karen, I would strongly recommend seeing Tulum. It was amazing to see. The only drawback is that seeing it as part of a shore excursion from a cruise ship I think really shortened the amount of time that we had to see everything in comparison to those who may vacation in Cancun and see Tulum as a day trip. Just a thought. I also always put in my narratives when the photos were taken and as you can see, this was taken on November 18, 2011. And despite being November it was still VERY, VERY hot!

Dokmateo from Madrid, Spain

I knew it! Congratulation on the spotlight!

12 Feb 2012 11:40pm

BlindPoet from Whangarei, New Zealand

very cool shot....almost hdr..........love the depth and the busy ness of it........almost where's whalley like.......love it

13 Feb 2012 2:18am

Skyriani from Nelson, New Zealand

Great image. Was there many years ago and delighted to get an idea of how it is today.

13 Feb 2012 7:07am

Laurette from Johannesburg - Fourways, South Africa

Congratulations on this marvelous Color Spotlight. Well done !!

13 Feb 2012 12:03pm

Mhelene from Paris, France

...and congratulations ont he color spotlight very well deserved !

13 Feb 2012 12:35pm

Riccardo from Rome, Italy

Great colors!!! TOnes superbs!

13 Feb 2012 2:10pm

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Congrats on your Colour Spotlight!

15 Feb 2012 7:22am

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

excellent angle and colours! well performed hdr also I might add, and congrats to the spotlight!

18 Feb 2012 10:05am

You Know Me from Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Outstanding colors!

18 Feb 2012 4:46pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

What an interesting place. That's a lot of stairs to climb to paradise beach.

22 Feb 2012 2:27am

Philou04 from Manosque, France

What a stunning and original place ! I too wish I were there !

27 Feb 2012 3:32pm