Energy transfer on the New Zealand shore

© Dale Hardin

Energy transfer on the New Zealand shore

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 12/21/2012 3:51:12 PM

Nice work. Beautiful exposure and capture. #1504724

Dale Hardin 12/21/2012 4:08:27 PM

thanks so much Tammy and Merry Christmas. #10474218

Claudia Kuhn level-deluxe 12/22/2012 7:03:55 AM

Beautiful light and comp Dale, love the textures of the wheat with the light highlights. Merry Chrstmas #10474859

Dale Hardin 12/22/2012 9:34:52 AM

Thank you Claudia. By the way, am trying to set up another trip North sometime this year. would be nice to see you and Teresa and the gang along the way. #10474978

M.Christine Duncan 1/23/2013 6:41:37 PM

Gorgeous! Congrats on your finalist Dale!!! Best of luck in the next round! #10530317

Carla Capra level-deluxe 1/23/2013 7:52:00 PM

Congratulations. #10530706

Dale Hardin 1/23/2013 7:58:19 PM

Thanks Christine and Carla. Much appreciated. #10530753

Ann Coates level-deluxe 1/23/2013 8:03:25 PM

Nice to see my country landscape in the finalists. Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. #10530787

Barbara Mason level-deluxe 1/23/2013 8:45:21 PM

Congratulations Dale a beautiful Finalist image !!! #10530987

Dale Hardin 1/23/2013 9:04:26 PM

Thank you Ann and Barbara. Do you girls know each other? You both live in Christchurch. When I come back to visit Ken and Janette, will look you up. #10531058

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 1/24/2013 2:29:25 AM

Beautiful finalist. Congrats! #10531759

Dale Hardin level-deluxe 1/24/2013 9:07:11 AM

thank you Tammy. #10533078

Wm Nosal 1/24/2013 9:22:25 AM

Beautiful Capture Dale!
Congratulations #10533148

Dale Hardin 1/24/2013 9:38:57 AM

Thanks a lot Wm. #10533221

Nancyj E. Hovey level-deluxe 1/24/2013 1:30:47 PM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #10534070

Dale Hardin 1/24/2013 2:52:17 PM

You are too kind Nancy. Thank you. #10534391

Lucy Abrao level-deluxe 1/24/2013 5:53:16 PM

Great finalist, Dale. Congratsulations! Take care.
Lucy #10535006

Emile Abbott level-deluxe 1/24/2013 6:06:27 PM

Congratulations on wonderful finalist, Dale #10535100

Dale Hardin level-deluxe 1/24/2013 9:03:48 PM

Lucille and Emile, thank you very much. #10535551

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-deluxe 1/25/2013 7:50:51 AM

Absolutely gorgeous finalist Dale!

jo ann c. #10536293

Dale Hardin level-deluxe 1/25/2013 9:47:23 AM

Thank you very much Jo Ann. #10536466

Merna L. Nobile 1/25/2013 12:43:22 PM

Are you amazed at the vivid colors, sharpness and composition of your photographs? Well the judges are, CONGRATULATIONS you are a winner for the month of December, 2012!

Dale Hardin 1/25/2013 4:05:33 PM

Thanks Merna. #10537109

Dale Hardin 1/25/2013 9:11:27 PM

Thanks a lot Don. #10537611

Lindley Johnson level-deluxe 1/26/2013 5:23:26 PM

Terrific composition and DOF, Dale! Congratulations on your wonderful finalist. #10538998

Dale Hardin 1/26/2013 8:36:42 PM

Thank you Lindley. #10539204

Jim E. Anderson level-deluxe 1/28/2013 11:48:49 AM

To shoot into the sun like that and get a photograph like that!!! Dale you are a wonderful Photographer!!!!! #10542533

Dale Hardin level-deluxe 1/28/2013 12:44:57 PM

Thank you Jim, but I'm better at post processing than I am a photographing I'm afraid. :o) The original doesn't look this way. #10542619

Irene Colling level-deluxe 1/30/2013 3:26:30 PM

Great photo Dale with dramatic color and composition.

Congratulations on your finalist. #10546446

Dale Hardin level-deluxe 2/3/2013 3:35:31 PM

thank you so much Irene. And congratulations on "Adorned" Super creative, as usual. #10552352

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I was very surprised to see grain growing next to the beach on the Eastern shore of New Zealand's North Island.

I closed down the shutter for DOF and increased my shutter speed to darken the shot to give it a high contrast. A bit of dodging and burning in PSE completed the image.

Shutter Speed: 1/1600.00 F-stop: f/22.0
Focal Length: 16.00

Exif: F Number: 22, Exposure Bias Value: -1.30, ExposureTime: 1/1600 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 800, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 16.00 mm, Model: SLT-A77V

Uploaded on 12/21/2012 3:37:37 PM

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Camera: Sony A77 SLT Photo Contest Finalist

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