Rocks at Dawn

© Ali Hoolash

Rocks at Dawn

Susie Peek-Swint 5/9/2004 3:17:47 AM

Beautiful image Ali ~ a wonderful dreamy capture! #126078

Kristen McKain 5/9/2004 3:38:56 AM

GORGEOUS, Ali! #527339

Mette Vendelboe Allison 5/9/2004 3:50:58 AM

Great moody composition! #527379

Gianna Stadelmyer 5/9/2004 4:05:20 AM

Terrific shot, Ali! The mist really gives this depth and mystery:-) #527420

Ronald Balthazor 5/9/2004 4:07:06 AM

Wonderful image, Ali. #527424

Debra Booth 5/9/2004 6:28:33 AM

Beautiful eerie image, Ali! #527727

Carolina K. Smith 5/9/2004 6:55:12 AM

What a mood setter. This is wonderful.
Love the color and composition. Where was this? #527828

Ali Hoolash 5/9/2004 8:12:10 AM

Thanks all for your kind comments. Carolina, this is a rocky beach located in the south west of Mauritius island. #528070

Alisha May Furbish 5/9/2004 1:06:46 PM

Fantastic!!! #528301

Kristen McKain 6/15/2004 2:10:43 PM

Congrats!! #595980

Debra Booth 6/15/2004 4:50:19 PM

Congratulations, Ali! #596756

Mette Vendelboe Allison 6/16/2004 1:14:49 AM

Congratulations! #597836

Ali Hoolash 6/16/2004 9:48:48 AM

Thank you all! I really appreciate your comments! #598999

clifton Mair 6/16/2004 2:20:44 PM

Wonderful! That blue is amazing! Congrats! #599637

Carolina K. Smith 6/16/2004 6:27:15 PM

Way To Go, Ali!!!!!!!!
So glad this beauty made it even higher! Congratulations on a well deserved win :) Carolina #600095

Kelly Abernathy 6/16/2004 6:30:48 PM

Congrats on your win! -K #600104

Evy Johansen 6/17/2004 12:14:33 AM

Sooooo beautiful! Congratulations on your second place win, Ali! #600506

Mette Vendelboe Allison 6/17/2004 12:58:54 AM

Congrats again, Ali! #600547

Donna W. Neal 6/17/2004 3:34:56 AM

CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR WIN Ali. Very mood inspiring photo! #600669

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 6/18/2004 1:54:50 PM

Magical image!! Congratulations. #604013

Pu Chen 6/19/2004 11:51:53 PM

A beautiful misty coast shot! Congratulations! #605929

Ali Hoolash 6/20/2004 3:28:08 AM

Thanks all for your very kind and encouraging comments! #605972

Jim Collier 6/22/2004 8:47:59 AM

Very nice. It would be great and very helpful to everyone if you could give a description of how you got this shot. It looks to me like a very long exposure (e.g. > 30 seconds) at night with moonlight, and/or (less likely) during the day with a very dark nuetral density filter. But I too would really like to know the specifics!

Jim #610297

Ali Hoolash 6/22/2004 9:50:41 AM

Thanks, Jim. It is my pleasure to give you the specs of the shot.
It was taken at dawn just after sunset (no moonlight) and to get that blurry effect on the water, I used an ND filter over the lens + a polariser. The exposure was in the range of 15 - 25 seconds.
The "blue effect" is the result of reciprocity failure in the film, quite an unpredictable effect as it depends on the type of film used. Different films react differently to long exposures.
Hope I was of some help! #610399

Jim Collier 6/22/2004 10:08:45 AM

Great info, thanks! #610413

Susana Matos 6/24/2004 12:23:33 AM

wonderful photo!!!! Many Congratulations!
Cheers from Portugal, Su #613156

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Camera: Nikon F90X 35mm SLR Camera Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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