sunset

Donna Dunbar Student 3/31/2004 2:11:49 AM

What a beautiful image. This is gorgeous. #112622

Kristen McKain 3/31/2004 3:19:15 AM

beautiful, Hermin! #455551

Carolyn M. Fletcher 3/31/2004 3:21:36 AM

This is gorgeous! Wonderful lighting! #455562

Mette Vendelboe Allison 3/31/2004 5:01:45 AM

I agree- this HAS to be a winning shot! So beautifully seen and composed! I REALLY like:-) #455853

Kathleen Clemons 3/31/2004 6:05:41 AM

Wow! This is wonderful! #456001

Dale Ann Cubbage 3/31/2004 6:37:49 AM

Very very beautiful! #456110

Patricia Marroquin 3/31/2004 10:26:52 AM

Spectacular, Hermin! Very other-worldly looking. Hope to see it again! :-) #456537

Mary K. Robison 4/4/2004 5:48:25 PM

Pat's right ~ it's so amazing it seems unreal in a way! Ditto on seeing it again very soon! #463557

Paula Lechten 4/12/2004 7:37:27 AM

Stunning, just the right amount of edginess yet still soft and beautiful. #476256

Mary K. Robison 4/12/2004 10:55:57 AM

Congratulations, Hermin! #477220

Mary K. Robison 4/12/2004 10:55:58 AM

Congratulations, Hermin! #477221

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 4/12/2004 12:14:45 PM

This is lovely! Congrats!! #477359

Patricia Marroquin 4/12/2004 12:40:17 PM

Congratulations, Hermin! #477420

Cathy Barrows 4/12/2004 1:18:13 PM

Congrats!...seems surreal #477513

Susie Peek-Swint 4/12/2004 3:28:48 PM

Beautiful Hermin -- many congrats! #478080

Eric Highfield 4/12/2004 9:35:44 PM

Gorgeous, Congratulations! #479608

Doug Gould 4/13/2004 5:40:14 AM

WOW!!! Congrats, Hermin! #480257

Mette Vendelboe Allison 4/13/2004 6:11:30 AM

To me this could be the grand prize winner! Big congrats, Hermin! #480379

Kelly Moore 4/14/2004 8:02:06 PM

Hermin, this is a wonderful picture, I am partial to the ocean and this is extra special. Great job. #483542

Jonathan A. Morley 4/16/2004 4:25:58 AM

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. #486312

Kelly Moore 4/16/2004 8:46:05 PM

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 #487886

Daniel RE Adams 4/27/2008 1:37:02 AM

Beautiful! #5846653

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evening, Haifa Beach, Israel. 1/160 s, f/8.0

Uploaded on 3/31/2004 1:27:45 AM

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