Albion, Mauritius

© Ali Hoolash

Albion, Mauritius

Marja H. Konimäki 11/1/2004 2:10:00 PM

Beautiful colors, light and tones. Great atmosphere! #184423

Jim Kinnunen 11/15/2004 8:35:28 PM

Congrats Ali! I love the colors and composition! #914495

Jennifer Rennison 11/15/2004 9:50:42 PM

Gorgeous image, Ali, Congratulations on your finalist! #914817

Maris Brieze 11/16/2004 12:18:23 AM

This is great! Excellent exposure and use of filters, long way to learn for me. #915092

Patty Razonable 11/16/2004 12:22:11 AM

Congrats on your POTD! Great composition! #915094

Leanne M.E. Boyd 11/16/2004 12:25:59 AM

Gorgeous! Congrats on the POTD! #915096

Evy Johansen 11/16/2004 1:35:37 AM

Awesome image! Congratulations on your POTD and congrats on the finalist!! #915192

Robert L. Andersen 11/16/2004 1:50:17 AM

Absolutely Gorgeous Image!! #915218

Kevin Elliott 11/16/2004 2:06:57 AM

Magic, I want to go... Must have been really good fun getting the tripod right on that beach, Congrats... #915240

Ali Hoolash 11/16/2004 3:13:19 AM

Thanks all for your very nice comments!
Kevin, the most difficult part was getting to the beach itself and then back to firm ground after sunset! Some big rocks around helped in setting up the tripod as well as resting our bags!
Anyway, that's the fun part of photography when you see all your efforts finally pay! #915399

Kathleen K. Parker 11/16/2004 3:37:23 AM

This is fabulous, Ali!!
So glad you got it in POTD!!!
Kathleen #915443

Dolores Neilson 11/16/2004 3:52:56 AM

Wow...I love this!! Very deserving potd today!! Congrats! #915469

Tom Andersen 11/16/2004 4:04:12 AM

Beautiful job, Ali! Congratulations on POTD! #915511

Terri L. Scribner 11/16/2004 4:17:11 AM

Great image, Ali! Congrats on POTD!! #915548

Scott Pedersen 11/16/2004 4:36:09 AM

Just beautiful,keep up the good work #915652

Beverley Lu Steeves 11/16/2004 5:04:14 AM

Congratulations Ali!! #915844

Barbara Kehoe 11/16/2004 5:29:56 AM

Absolutely beautiful #915993

Peggy Wolff 11/16/2004 6:12:35 AM

Exquisite photo! Congrats on POTD! #916302

Dan Walters 11/16/2004 6:18:09 AM

I love the colors and the nice soft light. Very beautiful image! #916353

Britta Bjur 11/16/2004 7:59:28 AM

This image is just gorgeous. The mist coming up from the rocks is really what gets me. Beautiful job! #916902

Kathleen R. Struckle 11/16/2004 8:16:21 AM

This image is just fantastic!!Congrats on POTD and on your finalist! #916974

Wendy Stevenson 11/16/2004 8:24:24 AM

Congratulations Ali on this excellent POTD!! Just beautiful!! #916999

pearl 11/16/2004 8:24:45 AM

love it !! great work ... and yeah Congratulations on the finalist. #917002

Llewellyn Williams 11/16/2004 9:26:38 AM

Stunning image, Ali! If I were to guess, I'd suspect that you used a grad density filter oriented along the diagonal formed by the rocks. And if so, how clever, and how effective.
--Llew's Canon #917166

Ali Hoolash 11/16/2004 10:07:42 AM

Thanks everyone! Pictures of our fellow photographers here are a great inspiration for me too! #917292

Larraine Formica 11/16/2004 10:13:37 AM

What a beautiful photograph! Did you use any special filters or software enhancements? #917308

Ali Hoolash 11/16/2004 11:14:37 AM

Hi Larraine, thank you for your nice comments. The only filters used were a polariser, an ND filter and a Grey Graduated filter; all used to allow a slow shutter speed and to balance the background and foreground exposures. With the exception of a little saturation boost, there were no other software enhancements.


Ed Heaton 11/16/2004 3:49:23 PM

Awesome shot Ali,
Congrats on POTD! #918326

Ali Hoolash 11/16/2004 10:16:22 PM

Thank you, Ed! #919230

Kristen McKain 11/17/2004 2:49:51 AM

Amazing image! Congrats on the POTD! #919525

Kevin Elliott 11/18/2004 3:14:35 AM

Ali, I think this deserved to be a winner, sorry to see that it 'only' got POTD and nominated as a finalist. Kev #922748

Ali Hoolash 11/18/2004 11:02:42 AM

Thanks, Kevin! I know how tough it is for the judges to select the winners among so many top photos. I've been a judge in photo contests too and it was always with some regrets that I had to cast aside some "awesome" shots.
I get consolation in that it has got its share of success for being selected as POTD. Of course, I would have wished that it had made it in top selection but you can't have everything in life, can you? :-) #923816

Kevin Elliott 11/18/2004 12:23:28 PM

Ali, you're 100% right, I wouldn't like to be the one chucking out really good images. I've done some judging in the past, not of photos though, and it was often very difficult to separate the best ones. Congrats again

Kev #923927

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 11/21/2004 10:19:56 AM

This is so nicely photographed. Love the mist on the rocks and the colors of the sky!! #929629

Julie Christiansen 4/13/2007 4:26:51 AM

Breathtaking. #4161514

Theresa J. Parisi 6/22/2007 10:26:04 AM

Wow this is a great photo!! I really like it alot!!
-Theresa #4424603

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Nikkor 35-80mm lens with Polariser + ND Filter + Grey Grad Filter.

Uploaded on 10/17/2004 1:06:07 PM

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Camera: Nikon D70 Digital SLR Camera Photo Contest Finalist Photo of the Day

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