Eastern View

© Peter R. Hammer

Eastern View

Susan Fox Student 5/31/2007 3:35:34 PM

I really love this Peter. Love the soft lighting and composition. #665794

Peter R. Hammer 5/31/2007 3:42:47 PM

Thanks for the nice comment Susan. I took about 20 shots during the late afternoon so I had a lot of trouble choosing the best one. I liked the soft, misty background but trying to recreate that wasn't easy. #4352096

INCONVENIENT TRUTH MC 5/31/2007 3:45:19 PM

Very Bbeautiful image, the colors and the LIGHT's are great #4352101

Peter R. Hammer 6/1/2007 12:49:27 AM

Thanks for the nice comment Manuel. #4353087

Steve M. Harrington 6/7/2007 6:44:42 PM

Just flat out beautiful, Peter! The subtle tones are perfect.
Steve #4376894

Peter R. Hammer 6/7/2007 7:05:16 PM

Thanks for the lovely comment Steve. #4376928

Louise K 6/13/2007 3:55:19 PM

Truly spectacular capture, Peter! The light is amazing. What an awesome view. #4394309

Peter R. Hammer 6/13/2007 3:56:25 PM

Thanks for the lovely comment Louise. #4394310

Steve M. Harrington 6/26/2007 3:03:16 PM

Good on you, Peter! Richly deserved finalist.
Steve #4440175

Peter R. Hammer 6/26/2007 3:19:40 PM

Thanks Steve. #4440443

Jenny Bosmans 6/26/2007 3:24:11 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Peter! :) #4440524

Mike Perez 6/26/2007 3:33:41 PM

Congratulations on your terrific finalist, Peter! #4440684

Peter R. Hammer 6/26/2007 3:38:15 PM

Thanks Jenny and Mike. The next round is going to be tough with all the great entries. :-) #4440759

Susan M. Hembree 6/26/2007 7:53:46 PM

What a beautiful photo, Peter! Congratulations on your finalist! #4443991

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 6/26/2007 9:04:09 PM

The lighting and colors are AMAZING!! Best of luck with this stunning finalist and congrats!! #4444534

Peter R. Hammer 6/27/2007 3:31:45 AM

Thanks Susan and Donna. #4445907

Peter R. Hammer 6/27/2007 5:51:41 AM

Ooo la la!! Gorgeous finalist!! Congrats! #4446790

Sylvia Rossler 6/27/2007 6:59:16 AM

Big congrats on your finalist Peter :o) #4447449

Peter R. Hammer 6/27/2007 2:51:33 PM

Thanks Deborah and Sylvia. #4450250

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 6/28/2007 12:54:44 PM

Love this, Peter and congratulations on the Finalist!!!! Good luck in the next round!!!!! k #4453820

Peter R. Hammer 6/28/2007 3:04:15 PM

Thanks Kitty. #4454222

Larry Scott 7/11/2007 1:05:51 AM

Great photo, Peter. The late afternoon light adds such drama to the scene. Congratulations! #4494812

Peter R. Hammer 7/11/2007 2:08:34 AM

Thanks for the nice comment Larry. #4494919

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Description

Eastern View is a very small township along the surf coast of Southern Victoria. It is located at the start of the Great Ocean Road which runs for several hundred kilometres past some of the most scenic sea scenery in the world. It is comparable if not more dramatic than the Sur Coast in California. The road was built by hand during the depression of the 1920's-30's. Inaccessible by land people lived in camps and all supplies had to come in by ship. Building the road meant removing large sections of mountains plunging steeply down to the sea.
This image was taken from the famous Pole House at Fairhaven a shot of which was posted a few days ago.
Nikon D50 18-200mm VR lens. Lots of post processing to soften the image and create the atmosphere.

Uploaded on 5/31/2007 2:59:21 PM

Made With

Camera: Nikon D50 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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