Boulder Beach at dawn

© Tony Sweet

Boulder Beach at dawn

Kevin Boutwell 3/29/2002 1:11:24 AM

Out of curiousity, how long of an exposure is this, and what time of day?

Thanks
Kevin #4459

Jim Miotke 8/19/2003 1:05:55 AM

(Kevin: I'm sure your questions just slipped through the cracks and Tony will be able to answer soon.)

But first... let's have a little fun with Tony's image for our Where in the World quiz.

Can you guess? Where is this? No hinting, Tony. And if you are an alumni student of Tony's and think you know the answer from taking one of his courses, give us your best shot... #171828

Bill Cain 8/19/2003 5:54:05 AM

Acadia National Park, Maine #172069

Debbie S. 8/19/2003 6:22:40 AM

The rocky shoreline definitely makes me think Northeastern U.S...my first thought was Maine, but it could also be the coast of Canada...I'll say coastal Canada. And Kevin, I'd guess it was shot at dawn because of the mist on the water and the coloring of the sky. #172111

Shirley D. Cross 8/19/2003 1:00:45 PM

I'm going to guess Washington's Olympic Penninsula. #172308

Tony Sweet 8/19/2003 2:08:42 PM

This is about a 2 minute exposure, Kevin. #172327

Ed Quinten 8/19/2003 5:22:08 PM

This location looks a lot like Pictured Rocks, Lake Superior, Michigan. #172425

Marina 8/20/2003 3:14:15 PM

If this is Boulder Beach state park, Vermont, then I cheated shamefully... but you would not leave us any hint anymore, right?!
Splendid picture.
#173270

Michael Carey 8/23/2003 6:06:19 PM

My guess is also Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Michigan #176506

Jim Miotke 9/25/2003 12:33:51 AM

Okay, Tony. Go ahead and let us know where you made this... although I fear Marina is right. I have a feeling I was a little sleepy when I sent this PhotoFlash out and did not catch the title hint.

Is it literally Boulder Beach or is that just a creative photo name? #210955

Tony Sweet 9/25/2003 2:50:47 AM

The latter.....

I've got to stop doing that. I met up with a friend at one of my sort of secret photo locations in Baltimore called Williams Pond. This poor guy asked locals and no one knew where it was. He then checked mail boxes for "Williams," and also went and bought a bunch of topographic maps and guess what? No Williams Pond....anywhere!! He figured that he was at the right place only after I drove up. As we were photographing, Barb WILLIAMS showed up. I said to my friend, "Here she is! Barb Williams! She showed me this place and I named it after her!!" #210990

Tony Sweet 9/25/2003 2:53:35 AM

Oh yeah, I forgot to mention that this in Acadia National Park, Maine! #210991

Jim Miotke 9/25/2003 8:13:46 AM

Thanks, Tony. I remember climbing a peak with a friend who called it Buick Peak. I thought it was official until he said that there really was no name for it - they just called it that because once, he and his friends had to scramble out of the way because a huge chunk of ice "the size of Buick" was coming down the mountain, heading right for them. Fortunately, no one got hurt but the name stuck.

And congratulations to Bill Cain - Bill got it correct right out of the gate. #211361

Joshua T. Dyer 10/16/2003 10:28:53 AM

Hi Tony,
This kind of photography is amazing. I would love to do this. If I'm not wrong, you used a ND filter? would you let me know? Also if you could, are there other filters that would do the same thing? #234128

Tony Sweet 10/16/2003 7:10:34 PM

No filter, Joshua. Just a long exposure at dawn. The misty appearance is the result of water gently rolling in and out for a couple of minutes. #234437

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Long exposure causes the foggy effect of the waves rolling back and forth over the rocks

Uploaded on 3/25/2002 7:21:05 AM


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