Had a really great afternoon at the beach, almost broke an ankle not watching where I was stepping but sometimes it's difficult to take your eyes off scenes like this in front of you! I've eyed this spot on a few occasions but never had the guts to get close enough for a decent shot. It is as dangerous as it looks and today was relatively calm compared to other days, thankfully. This is a real photograph and not a manip or painting. Large View [link]
Dorrigo World Heritage National Park, NSW Australia.
Almost got stuck here overnight due to local flooding, i wouldn't have minded though, its an amazing place! Was a mission taking shots due to the moisture and constant rain, ~spacepig3000 will confirm this
Late last year there was a solid week with crazy atmopheric conditions where each evening presented similar colours as here... disappointed to miss out on the other days but damn excited to have seen and captured this
Coastline enveloped by sea spray during the golden hour, after an afternoon shower.
Golden hour (sometimes known as magic hour) is the first and last hour of sunlight during the day. Typically the lighting is more diffused because the sun is near the horizon, so the sunlight travels through more of the atmosphere, reducing its intensity.
I decided to head out to the Never Never at Gleniffer this afternoon. The sky was looking promising as I was driving inland, then when I stopped at the spot it started to pour down with rain. I decided to wait for it stop, so I sat in my car playing on my phone. After about an hour the rain stopped so I put my shoes on and headed for this spot, not expecting a rainbow but to my surprise I was blessed with this magical colour. It is my first rainbow I've been lucky to capture. As most of you know they don't hang around for long so I was lucky to get this shot. I really loved how sunset light lit up the tops of the tree, gave it a somewhat magical feel. It feels good to witness something so beautiful and pure. In summer I swim in these swimming holes so this shot means a lot to me. Enjoy.
Not one of my most recent photos. To be honest I haven't shot any seascapes in months. I miss it so much!! Anyway, Choas on the Mid North Coast, NSW Australia, as an afternoon storm hits the beautiful Hungry Head, Urunga.
The waves were pounding the shoreline, so heavy and in huge sets. You can't even seen the distant horizon in this one, the spray from the waves quickly evaporating into humid summer air.
This was one of the last shots of a beautiful evening just outside Grundarfjordur when the weather finally began to clear. The previous 2 days had been washed out with solid rain. I used manual blending of 4 exposures and a photomatix produced image in this one. In coming weeks, I hope to present a video on Iceland flicking through every picture I took there in 2010 case people were curious!
This shot was taken just before our penultimate weekend in Iceland in 2010. The whole night had been washed out with rain and most of the morning. But toward the end of the stormy weather, the sun peeked through the clouds giving rise to this rainbow which lasted for several hours as we made our way with Orvar to Jokulsarlon. This specific mountain is located in the south east of Iceland nearing the approach to Skaftafell National Park.
I have no words to describe the feeling of being under, behind or level with this waterfall in southern Iceland. Even though this was our second trip to Iceland , we actually stopped by here a few times (as we were heading to and from Jokulsarlon and earlier when we were heading to the Westman Islands). There is a muddy path leading higher than the usual vantage point which I climbed to get this shot. Sady, no blue sky images for this trip at Seljalandsfoss. The "Kata" rain cover worked very well and the cameras survived this time without damage. Image was taken with 7D + Sigma 10-20, 2 stop hard and 3 stop soft GNDs and plenty of wiping!
Long exposure at dusk, over a small lake in the Cerces mountains, in French Alps. The clouds were moving in my direction pushed by a strong wind, creating this impression of movement with the long exposure.
This is a picture of the night of the 5th march 2011... A night spent under the stars on the summit of the Brevent in the Chamonix valley in french Alps... We were front of the Mont Blanc, the highest summit of the Alps, an amazing scenery. The mountains remains enlighted by the lights of the town in the valley, giving a really particular athmosphere. The sky was amazingly clear, only the summit of the Mont Blanc was clouds covered.
A great remember
Canon EOS 5D mkII - EF 17-40 - tripod - 30sec @ f4 and 1600iso - headlight for the tent lighting
Last colors of a magic sunset after a short thunderstorm over the Mount Aiguille, a well known summit of Vercors Natural Park in french Alps. I remember the contrast between the color of the sky and the freshness of theses big plants in the foreground called "verâtres" in french
A few weeks back i decided to some morningshooting. I hate getting up early, but somehow i managed to get out according to plan. I had hoped for some early morning fog illuminated by the rising sun, but that didnt happen (it did happen a week or so later ) So instead i went into the woods to shoot a nice little waterfall. It was so damn cold this morning. The grass was frozen, the rocks were superslippery and everything was just uncomfortable. Theres a reason i hate getting up early...
When i got to this spot i saw these leaves. ok, i`ll admit that i moved one of them, but only a few inches. The one to the right is SOON (straight out of nature). The left one i moved slightly because it was almost in the water and it didnt seem right.
Looking back, it wasnt such a bad thing getting up early. Getting back home, grab a cup of coffee before the kids got out of bed... Not bad at all...
Have a great day!
Canon 5d & 17-40mmL w/polarizer
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And while I was looking to the lighthouse in the infinity peer, an angel exploded right in front of me. Thousands of feathers flew towards the coast, and covered the earth. They were streaked with glowing blood, and in each of them a message:
"Even while looking from above, this is too much to handle"