Saturday, November 11, 2006

Subtle Dawn


Blogger micki said...

Camera - Minolta Maxxum 7000
Film - Fuji Superia ISO 100
Shutter Speed - 30 seconds
Aperture Setting - f-22 Aperture Mode
Lens - Sigma 24mm
Cokin Grad ND2 and ND filters
Scanning Method - My scan from my cheap little hp officejet 5510v all-in-one copy/scanner/faxer/printer

Shot this early one Saturday morning back in September. This is the beach in Yorktown looking out onto where the York River and Chesapeake Bay meet.

11:11 AM  
Anonymous AG said...

That 30 secs thru the NDs has allowed the sky and water to fully work their wonders here and I love that first suggestion of the day’s color you have creeping in from the east.

11:26 AM  
Anonymous Laurie said...

I love the soft brushed quality of the sky in this shot.

11:36 AM  
Anonymous Otto K. said...

Beautiful long exposure shot, Micki. Just lovely.

11:47 AM  
Blogger Sandy said...

What a lovely soft image. Well done Micki.

11:54 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This one should be large and on a wall.
Another winner.

12:41 PM  
Anonymous armeen said...

i really like this long exposure look. i am wondering about the grains. does it have anything to do with the quality of the film that you were using?

2:13 PM  
Anonymous annulla said...

Lovely image. Subtle indeed.

2:34 PM  
Blogger PhotoSam said...

cudnt have asked for anything better than this piece of art...8.5/10

2:51 PM  
Blogger Jasp said...

subtle indeed....and very beautiful

3:06 PM  
Anonymous Still said...

Oh Micki, really subtle. A peacefully image.

4:05 PM  
Anonymous Paul said...

Micki!!! That is so wonderful. So placid. So peaceful. So .... I don't know! Beautiful cloud movement and everything. I love it!

I particularly like the diagonal from lower left and the curve along that line. You know how I like the curves!

4:39 PM  
Blogger Susan Jones said...

woooha babeee that is sum sum picture!

5:02 PM  
Anonymous tuan said...

Beautiful. Love the effect that the long exposure has created, such a peaceful scene.

5:41 PM  
Blogger Cool Daddio said...

Lovely, I need to get out for some long exposures.

7:03 PM  
Anonymous H.O said...

You made it!!
Beautiful !!

8:59 PM  
Anonymous Suby said...

Wow Micki, was the sky looking that amazing, wow, wow, wow. Lovely lovely capture.


5:24 AM  
Anonymous darr said...

Absolutely Beautiful!! Looks like a J.M.W. Turner landscape painting!

6:14 AM  
Anonymous Dean said...

Beautiful shot, so tranquil...especially in comparison to my night job!

good work, calming :)

8:02 AM  
Blogger Tony said...

wow Micki this is a great shot...

9:04 AM  
Anonymous Gabriel Loeb said...

Wow, Micki! The clouds in this shot really look more like a painting than anything. Also, I love the apparent stillness of the water. The texture is perfect. Great colors as well!

9:09 AM  
Blogger Stardog Champion said...

Beautiful shot Micki. Love the sky, as well as the great curve of the water along the beach. Beautiful shot!

9:50 AM  
Anonymous John said...

Very nice study, love the sky.

6:45 PM  
Anonymous david said...

simply gorgeous shot - i love the sea, i love beaches, i love the sunrise: i love this one!

8:26 AM  
Anonymous P.J. said...

That is a downright gorgeous shot!

2:32 PM  
Anonymous Fantom Poet said...

This is a beautiful image, you have balanced the ground and sky so well, a cool long exposure.

9:23 AM  
Anonymous Rob Buckley said...

Beautiful shot - There are many different elements I like about this photograph. The colors are beautiful. the soft time-swept clouds are perfect. This is my favorite thus far, but then I am partial to landscapes. - R.

5:13 AM  
Blogger frame of mind said...

Supremely calming - the shoreline leads us right into the shot.

8:44 AM  

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