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Summer Waves Good Bye

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Summer is ending up there in the north hemisphere so I thought I'd help you guys to say good bye to it.

It was taken in the end of this years summer here in Brazil, southern hemisphere, on february. I was coming back to the beach house when I saw this spectacular sunset. I immediately ran to the water to have a different composition with reflections and stuff. Almost lost my camera in the process :lol:

EDIT: Now available as a print.
Image details
Image size
850x569px 622 KB
Make
NIKON CORPORATION
Model
NIKON D60
Shutter Speed
2/1000 second
Aperture
F/11.0
Focal Length
18 mm
ISO Speed
100
Date Taken
Feb 24, 2009, 5:44:53 PM
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fokalexandris's avatar
:star::star::star::star::star-half: Overall
:star::star::star::star::star: Vision
:star::star::star::star::star-empty: Originality
:star::star::star::star::star: Technique
:star::star::star::star::star: Impact

Well, =oO-Rein-Oo's photograph is just outstanding!

The framing is perfect. Sky, earth and water, all appear in the frame with the right proportions. The sky is taking a little more space than the sea just to give depth to the setting. (With more water, we wouldn't be able to "look up", while more sky would make us not pay the appropriate attention to the sea.) The coastline, a thin barrier between the sea and the sky, moves away from us, emphasizing the right perspective.

The sun, strategically positioned, almost following the "rule of thirds" is emphasizing the palm trees' outlines. A very nice touch indeed and suitable for sunset photos!

The various range of shapes, heights and colorations of the clouds and the sky are a unique combination that gives this composition it's dreamy feeling. Thanks to the timing of the photographer of course!

As a final touch , the small waves, the palm trees' leaves direction and the clouds let us feel the breeze and experience the movement into the frame.

I should also point out that this deviation's title is perfect for the photograph, another great attribute, if you ask me <img src="e.deviantart.net/emoticons/w/w…" width="15" height="15" alt=";p" title="Wink/Razz" />

All-in-all a great photograph, and congratulations to =oO-Rein-Oo!
Thank you for reading!
oO-Rein-Oo's avatar
Thank you so much for the great feedback, I'm glad that you like the photo! :dance:
fokalexandris's avatar
no problem! gla dyou liked the review and thanks for accepting!
Is pretty awesome
maureenoconnell's avatar
Very beautiful. It's so perfect.
NightFuryFrenzy's avatar
OMG I love it!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Its soooo perfect!!!!!!
Varicent's avatar
i miss the ocean:(
haven't been to the southern hemisphere in a few years /sigh. all that rum and sand!!!! <3
ViolentRed146's avatar
you must be kidding me! it's BEAUTIFUL!
oO-Rein-Oo's avatar
Thanks so much!!
Georgya10's avatar
Hello!
You have been featured here [link] :)
oO-Rein-Oo's avatar
Thanks so much!
violetmermaid66's avatar
That is a scene I would have loved to see. There are so many viewpoints that the picture can be taken from and you did it perfectly! Good thing you didn't lose your camera! :D
oO-Rein-Oo's avatar
Thanks so much! Yep I was lucky that I didn't lose it, otherwise you wouldn't be seeing it right now :lmao:
CarlaTovar's avatar
This is completely beautiful! :heart:
oO-Rein-Oo's avatar
Thanks so much!
pattygru's avatar
I think this is...wow... I don't know what it is.. just.. wow!
oO-Rein-Oo's avatar
Thanks so much! I'm glad you like it :D
prettyflour's avatar
This has been featured in my journal.

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oO-Rein-Oo's avatar
Thanks so much, love it!!
Culverk's avatar
wonderful .....
oO-Rein-Oo's avatar
Thanks so much!
lothlaer's avatar
i wanna go to the beach!!
oO-Rein-Oo's avatar
I love that place, wow, so me too wanna go back there :D
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