Sunset Bay

Michelle Alton Student 7/22/2011 3:07:23 AM

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One of the private docks on Reynolds Channel in Long Beach
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Jack Gaskin 7/22/2011 3:19:57 AM

Well you certainly were treated to a beautiful sunset while up here Gorgeous capture.
Next trip you should get the boys to take you on an East End Wine Country Tour Makes for a fun day.

Enjoy
JAck #9546531

Brett Dolsen 7/22/2011 3:34:29 AM

Spectacular sunset scene and captured perfectly Michelle! #9546558

Tammy M. Anderson 7/22/2011 3:35:43 AM

Beautiful comp. and colors, Michelle. #9546562

Jeff W. Robinson 7/22/2011 3:38:53 AM

Very Beautifully captured Michelle!! #9546574

Carolyn M. Fletcher 7/22/2011 4:04:26 AM

Gorgeous shot of a great sunset! #9546649

Gina Cormier 7/22/2011 4:06:39 AM

What a beauty Michelle!!!!!!! #9546657

Ken Smith 7/22/2011 4:08:33 AM

That's a beautiful sky and scene, Michele. You need to get out and get more of these great twilight landscape shots. Excellent! #9546666

Kirsten (Kiki) Kjaer 7/22/2011 4:15:21 AM

What a beautiful sunset. And the setting is fantastic, Michelle. #9546691

Karen E. Michaels 7/22/2011 4:27:34 AM

Excellent work with the colors Michelle. #9546734

Kathy Reeves 7/22/2011 4:32:48 AM

Stunning sunset, Michelle. Your gallery is always educational! #9546744

Claudia Kuhn 7/22/2011 4:42:57 AM

Beautiful sunset Michelle, love your comp #9546772

Linda D. Lester 7/22/2011 4:44:05 AM

Beautiful sunset!!!! #9546776

Courtenay Vanderbilt 7/22/2011 4:51:27 AM

Beautiful sunset capture, Michelle, and interesting info. What amazes me is the size of that boat on the dock not in the water! That must be some lift! #9546803

Julie Christiansen 7/22/2011 5:15:48 AM

How gorgeous. #9546885

Ron McEwan 7/22/2011 5:24:06 AM

For us flatlanders out here in the mid-west, can't imagine something could be this beautiful close to such a large metropolitan area, beautiful shot Michelle #9546906

Heather Loewenhardt 7/22/2011 5:28:38 AM

Fabulous sunset colours Michelle. I like how the colours transition from dark to light and back to dark again. The foreground image anchors the scene beautifully with that angle. #9546922

Patricia Seidler 7/22/2011 5:41:15 AM

Beautiful capture of the sun setting in Long Beach Michelle. Long Beach has some beautiful beaches on the ocean side. One of my favorites is Lido Beach West. Spent many a weekend there. If you ever visit the wine country out East like Jack we should get in touch! #9546955

Mary Beth Aiello 7/22/2011 5:52:32 AM

Gorgeous, Michelle.

I still can't get over "18." #9546995

Avril Mrs Young 7/22/2011 6:00:03 AM

Beautiful capture , what a gorgeous sunset...stunning Michelle.. #9547017

Monnie Ryan 7/22/2011 6:40:47 AM

Gorgeous sunset, Michelle - that 3-mile boardwalk sure sounds appealing too! #9547124

Stan Kwasniowski 7/22/2011 7:44:18 AM

Michelle, beautiful #9547265

David Phalen 7/22/2011 9:02:20 AM

That's not your run of the mill rowboat! Fabulous light and colors in an outstanding sunset capture!! #9547362

Doug Pignet 7/22/2011 9:29:45 AM

beautiful colors and comp #9547415

Debra R. Harder 7/22/2011 9:31:20 AM

WOW, Michelle!! Amazing lighting here...absolutely BEAUTIFUL!! Deb #9547421

John Rivera 7/22/2011 9:45:54 AM

Beautiful! #9547446

Reynaldo D. Reyes 7/22/2011 10:43:21 AM

This view is unbelievably gorgeous and you've captured this beautifully with the colors and dramatic clouds, so well composed to show the dock and boat. One can just sit on the edge and watch the sunset. #9547500

Phyllis Burchett 7/22/2011 12:57:00 PM

Gorgeous sunset capture Michelle! #9547701

Bonnie C. Lackey 7/22/2011 1:39:23 PM

I won't mention the word envy. Suffice it to say that I would love to live there! Beautiful scene composed perfectly, Michelle. #9547775

Patrick Rouzes 7/22/2011 1:58:38 PM

Glorious colors, evening light, reflections, perspective & mood captured here, Michelle! Exceptional work, indeed!
Not sure if I like the history, though! #9547824

Mike Clime 7/22/2011 2:06:41 PM

Really pretty sunset and excellent comp, Michelle! #9547843

Neal D. Hatcher 7/22/2011 2:38:42 PM

Beautiful #9547912

Gregory R. Gaskin 7/22/2011 3:49:16 PM

A stunning sunset, brings back memories of growing up on Long Island. #9548004

Barbara Waldoch 7/22/2011 3:59:53 PM

Fantastic colours, Michelle! #9548026

Craig D. Minton 7/22/2011 8:43:07 PM

Beautiful lighting and colors, Michelle! Thanks for the information. We don't see many boat lifts on the West Coast if that's what I'm seeing. Interesting. #9548426

Jayne Martin 7/22/2011 10:16:21 PM

What an awesome sunset, Michelle! Wonderfully captured. #9548513

Rona L. Schwarz 7/22/2011 11:12:09 PM

WOW! What a spectacular sunset, Michelle, and a magnificent composition! Love the dramatic sky, the wonderful lighting and rich colors, and the terrific detail and clarity! Have never been to Long Beach - looks pretty ritzy! #9548565

Tiia Vissak 7/23/2011 12:33:14 AM

a wonderful capture! #9548625

Bill Houghton 7/23/2011 4:47:42 AM

Michelle, this is such a beautiful shot. Great job. Bill #9548813

Karen Celella 7/23/2011 6:32:57 AM

Gorgeous sunset, Michelle. Next time you are in Long Beach, let me know. #9549034

Julianne Bradford 7/23/2011 6:48:58 AM

Just gorgeous Michelle! #9549051

Ujjwal Mukherjee 7/23/2011 8:20:15 AM

Captivating!! Fabulous colours, excellent clarity,composition and a terrific capture,Michelle!! #9549214

Jeffrey R. Bange 7/23/2011 8:54:51 AM

B E A U T I F U L #9549266

Marilyn K. Lincecum 7/23/2011 6:21:21 PM

Beautiful image and a gorgeous sunset!! Very dramatic sky. Looks like this is the life we all dream of !! #9550051

Chris Schlosser 7/23/2011 6:35:04 PM

Very beautiful image, Michelle! #9550084

Ann H. Belus 7/24/2011 6:56:23 AM

Gorgeous sunset, Michelle, with amazing colors. Enjoyed the history of this lovely place, too! #9551029

Mariann Kovats 7/24/2011 9:32:01 AM

Gorgeous sunset colors, Michelle! Beautiful comp and capture! #9551273

Ermanno Radice 7/24/2011 12:06:26 PM

Amazing! Wonderful sunset, framing and colors! #9551460

Deborah C. Lewinson 7/24/2011 4:46:16 PM

A well composed and exposed capture of this gorgeous sunset,Michelle!

Debby #9551889

Renata Gusciora 7/25/2011 6:18:33 AM

Beautiful sunset image,Michelle!Fabulous glow and tones,great clarity and composition!Gorgeous! #9553108

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 7/26/2011 9:17:49 AM

What a beautiful sunset capture Michelle! #9555725

Marijana Fajgl 7/27/2011 2:12:10 AM

Amazing sunset and such a beautiful scene, Michelle! #9556947

Diana Powell 7/27/2011 7:09:40 AM

This is gorgouse, the lighting is amazing - great shot. Also wanted to say I really like the way you are 'signing' your photos, very discrete, but there :) #9557562

Kay Beausoleil 7/27/2011 1:24:23 PM

You captured this superb place beautifully, Michelle, and at just the right time! #9558203

Wanda B. Anderson 7/28/2011 6:07:47 AM

What a gorgeous sunset, Michelle!!! #9559617

JO ANN CLEVELAND 8/4/2011 6:29:06 AM

Wow Michelle! Such a beautiful capture, love the composition and that beautiful sun set lighting...awesome!

jo ann c. #9581315

Bill Foxworthy 8/7/2011 2:47:54 PM

Beautiful overall scene and sunset with great looking boat foreground Michelle! #9588234

Marilyn K. Lincecum 8/16/2011 5:02:00 PM

Gorgeous shot and sunset. Looks like a beautiful to live!! Love the dramatic sky!! #9608459

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Description


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Long Beach, New York is a narrow strip of land in Nassau County, New York, bounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the South and Reynolds Channel, to the North, East, and West. Up until 1880, Long Beach had basically been a beautiful white sand bar until an entrepreneurial State Senator (William Reynolds) and real estate developer with a "vision" turned it into a resort for the "Rich and Famous" by dredging the bay and filling in the marshes.
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My stepchildren grew up in Long Beach, and the eldest two middle-aged boys have chosen to raise their own families there.
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This was Reynolds Channel at sunset. The homes that line the bay in this spot have private docks. It is a short walk to the ocean and the three-mile boardwalk.
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Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/160 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 250, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 23.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D

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