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evening, Haifa Beach, Israel. 1/160 s, f/8.0
© Hermin Blendaro
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Donna Dunbar
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    What a beautiful image. This is gorgeous.

3/31/2004 2:11:49 AM

 
Kristen McKain
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beautiful, Hermin!

3/31/2004 3:19:15 AM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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This is gorgeous! Wonderful lighting!

3/31/2004 3:21:36 AM

 
Mette Vendelboe Allison

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I agree- this HAS to be a winning shot! So beautifully seen and composed! I REALLY like:-)

3/31/2004 5:01:45 AM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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Wow! This is wonderful!

3/31/2004 6:05:41 AM

 
Dale Ann Cubbage
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Very very beautiful!

3/31/2004 6:37:49 AM

 
Patricia Marroquin
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Spectacular, Hermin! Very other-worldly looking. Hope to see it again! :-)

3/31/2004 10:26:52 AM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Pat's right ~ it's so amazing it seems unreal in a way! Ditto on seeing it again very soon!

4/4/2004 5:48:25 PM

 
Paula Lechten

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Stunning, just the right amount of edginess yet still soft and beautiful.

4/12/2004 7:37:27 AM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Congratulations, Hermin!

4/12/2004 10:55:57 AM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Congratulations, Hermin!

4/12/2004 10:55:58 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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This is lovely! Congrats!!

4/12/2004 12:14:45 PM

 
Patricia Marroquin
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Congratulations, Hermin!

4/12/2004 12:40:17 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Congrats!...seems surreal

4/12/2004 1:18:13 PM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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Beautiful Hermin -- many congrats!

4/12/2004 3:28:48 PM

 
Eric Highfield
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Gorgeous, Congratulations!

4/12/2004 9:35:44 PM

 
Doug Gould
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WOW!!! Congrats, Hermin!

4/13/2004 5:40:14 AM

 
Mette Vendelboe Allison

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To me this could be the grand prize winner! Big congrats, Hermin!

4/13/2004 6:11:30 AM

 
Kelly  Moore

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Hermin, this is a wonderful picture, I am partial to the ocean and this is extra special. Great job.

4/14/2004 8:02:06 PM

 
Jonathan A. Morley

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A truly inspired photograph. So surreal it almost looks like an oil-painting. I am curious about one thing, you mention that you used f/8.0, what exactly does that effect? I am curious because by default all my photos seem to have been taken with f/2.8 setting.

4/16/2004 4:25:58 AM

 
Kelly  Moore

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Jonathan, the F stop represents the aperature of the lens, the amount of light it lets in, and affects the depth of field. Based on the shutter speed, 1/160th, which is on the slow end compared to 1/500 or 1/1000 or 1/2000th and higher, the light conditions called for f8 in this situation. If he had used 2.8, which is a wider opening, letting in more light, he would have had to use a faster shutter speed to compensate for the increased amount of light entering the camera.

Not sure if I should have answered this, as it's not my photo, but I didn't think it would hurt.

You may notice in your situation, the background, or foreground isn't always in the sharpest focus with a 2.8 setting. Or, you may like it. It depends on the effect you are trying to achive. Hope this helps.

Kelly Moore

4/16/2004 8:46:05 PM

 
Daniel RE Adams
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Beautiful!

4/27/2008 1:37:02 AM

 
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