fintas sea morning

© Ali T. Almesri

fintas sea morning

Uploaded: May 31, 2011


Exif: F Number: 25, Exposure Bias Value: 0.67, ExposureTime: 32/10 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 500, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 12.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D


Richard D. Love May 31, 2011

Beautiful sunrise, Ali. The effect of the shutter speed on the water makes the rocks stand out. Well done.

Rick #1381512

Ali T. Almesri May 31, 2011

Thanks Rick

pleased on your comment #9437385

Scott A. McDaniel May 31, 2011

Outstanding #9437463

Dwayne R. Johnson May 31, 2011

Simply beautiful! #9437516

Rolando Rosito May 31, 2011

Beautiful image Ali! #9437792

Ali T. Almesri May 31, 2011

Many thanks to all

Phyllis H. Burchett June 05, 2011

Awesome. #9444960

Bill Houghton June 16, 2011

Ali, this is a most beautiful scene. Congratulations on your POTD. This looks like a real winner. Have a great day, Bill

If you have time, check out my website:
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Shirley A. Kinney June 16, 2011

So gorgeous, Ali. Congratulations on your POTD! #9463178

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic June 16, 2011

on your very deserving POTD! 8o) #9463182

Sandra Anderson June 16, 2011

Composition and colours are gorgeous ali.
Congratulations on your POTD. #9463210

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe June 16, 2011

Congratulations, Ali.....beautiful capture....the sun and the moon....
just lovely....Cheers! #9463232

Richard M. Waas level-addict June 16, 2011

Congrats Ali on a well deserved POTD!! #9463249

Joy Rector June 16, 2011

congrats on the POTD #9463253

Katarina Mansson June 16, 2011

Congratulations on your beautiful POTD! #9463296

Karen Celella June 16, 2011

Congratulations on your gorgeous POTD. #9463330

JO ANN CLEVELAND June 16, 2011

Big congratulations on this awesome POTD!

jo ann c. #9463335

Mary K. Robison June 16, 2011

Congratulations on your well earned POTD, Ali! #9463360

Khalid Al-Issa June 16, 2011

Wonderful ! #9463375

Ali T. Almesri June 16, 2011

BIG thanks & appreciation to all buddies for joining me congrats for my wining photo


Phyllis H. Burchett June 16, 2011

Congrats on this wonderful POTD! #9463477

Susan Jane Allen level-classic June 16, 2011

Wow! Congratulations! #9463507

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic June 16, 2011

Phenomenal image, Ali. CONGRATZ on the POTD!

UB. #9463529

Michele Peterson level-classic June 16, 2011

Absolutely a beautiful image, Ali! Congratulations on your POTD!! #9463629

Cathy Barrows June 16, 2011

Congrats on your fabulous POTD #9463632

Rona L. Schwarz June 16, 2011

Stunningly beautiful, Ali. Congratulations on your POTD! #9463691

Karen E. Baumann June 16, 2011

Breath taking Ali! Just as you must have felt seeing this beautiful sunrise! Congratulations on your POTD! #9463805

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe June 16, 2011

What an amazing composition. Congrats on POTD! #9463840

Richard D. Love June 16, 2011

Congratulations, Ali.

Rick #9464027

Susan D. Royce level-classic June 16, 2011

Congrats on your beautiful POTD, Ali. It is such a peaceful scene, and the colors are gorgeous! #9464373

Phyllis A. Houghton June 16, 2011

Congratulations on your POTD. Your shutter speed and the colors make this image magical. #9464450

Susan M. Campbell June 16, 2011 beautiful. Congrats. #9464498

Mike F. Anderson June 16, 2011

Beautifully composed and presented! #9464551

Paul D. June 16, 2011

GREAT composition Ali, the eye leads right to the center, never leaves the frame. To get this hue of the sky with the long exposure would have been a great image alone... but working in the moon and the birds gives it the edge, well done. Did you use a split ND Grad filter, or HDR, or just pull out detail on the rocks in Camera RAW? However you did it, the balance is really good, the foreground is not overly bright which many tend to do in a wide dynamic range image like this.

No question, this one will get gold in the final round. If it doesn't, we'll all start spamming the Judges, lol! #9464723

Ali T. Almesri June 17, 2011

no words can express my appreciation to all of friends and commenters.. please accept my thanks & appreciations..

Ali T. Almesri June 17, 2011

Hi Paul D and thanks for your interesting.
The using filter is a ND grade one
and this is in my opinion is a must in this situation comparing to the circular ND's they reduce the whole scene, And this one I don't need it here because I want to darken the incoming lights from a rising horizon (the sky) and lighten down level (the water) to get a good balanced compo.


Donna La Mattino Pagakis June 18, 2011

Congratulations on your POTD! Serene and captivating work Ali! #9466767

Lisa B. North June 21, 2011

This is a show stopper! Just stunning! You did well!!! #9471355

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic June 22, 2011


Phyllis A. Houghton June 22, 2011

Beautiful Finalist, Ali!!! Congratulations. #9474374

Mike F. Anderson June 22, 2011

Congratulations Ali! #9474527

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic June 22, 2011

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Ali. Good luck in the next round.

Carol Flisak level-addict June 22, 2011

Beautiful image, Ali... love the comp, tone and soft mood... like coming out of a beautiful dream! Congrats on your finalist! #9475314

Phyllis H. Burchett June 22, 2011

Congrats on this stunning finalist! #9475811

Ali T. Almesri June 22, 2011

Biggest thanks & appreciations to each one of you for your valuable expressions and's my pleasure and I wish you luck

Best wishes to all #9476983

Jillian Danielson June 22, 2011

congrats on your finalist...just beautiful! #9476990

Karen Celella June 23, 2011

Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist, Ali. #9478006

Phyllis H. Burchett June 23, 2011

Congrats on your first place win! #9479445

Joseph M. Muench level-classic June 23, 2011

Stunning image...congrats!
-Joe #9479468

Melissa Olsen June 23, 2011

Congrats, Ali :-) #9479595

Paul D. June 23, 2011

Woo Hoo!! Yep, the Judges made the right decision! Congrats Ali, beautiful image, well-deserved win. #9479706

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic June 23, 2011

on your very deserving
FIRST PLACE WINNER! 8o) #9479970

Kelvin S. Murphy June 23, 2011

Gorgeous. Deserved first place. #9480262

Rolando Rosito June 23, 2011

Congratulations Ali, very deserving finalist! #9480350

Cindy Hamilton June 23, 2011

What a beautiful winner. Congrats! #9480397

JO ANN CLEVELAND June 23, 2011

Congratulations on this awesome Gold 1st Place Winner Ali!

jo ann c.

Renee Doyle June 23, 2011

Just beautiful!! Congratulations on this wonderful First Place Winner Ali! #9481172

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic June 23, 2011

CONGRATZ on the Double Gold Winner, Ali!!

UB. #9481241

Kevin Reaves June 24, 2011

Congrat Ali on your winning photo! Nice work! #9481532

Michael Robichaud June 24, 2011

Stunning and beautiful, congrats on your winning photo. #9482554

Michael Robichaud June 24, 2011

Stunning and beautiful, congrats on your winning photo. #9482555

Phyllis A. Houghton June 24, 2011

Congratulations Ali. Deserving win!! #9482562

Tarun Bose June 24, 2011

Congrats Ali, for your winner. #9482584

Waleed Al Maamari June 24, 2011

Congratulations Ali #9483954

Carol Teal June 24, 2011

I don't know where this is taken, but it is one of the most beautiful images I have seen! I really love it! A big favorite for me and congrats on your win! #9484045

Karen Celella June 25, 2011

Another well deserved gold badge for this outstanding winner, Ali. Congratulations! #9484346

Debra R. Harder June 25, 2011

This is an amazing landscape, Ali! Huge congratulations on your SUPERB FIRST PLACE WINNER! Deb #9484837

Janet Fikar June 26, 2011

Brilliant shot! Congratulations on your well deserved win! #9486577

Donna La Mattino Pagakis June 28, 2011

Congratulations on your FIRST PLACE WIN! A captivating image Ali! #9491990

Merna L. Nobile June 29, 2011

Congratulations to all of the Award Winners for May 2011. Merna #9495262

David M. Montero June 30, 2011

Fantastic shot Ali. Congratulations! #9496902

Cliff & Patti Smith June 30, 2011

Congratulations on this gorgeous first place winner! #9497404

gwen feasel July 09, 2011

Congratulations! Yours was the one I wanted to win! #9518761

Ali T. Almesri July 09, 2011

What could I say more infront of your a real kind
sensations and pleasent congrats ..!
Love you all .. #9518946

JudyAnn Rector level-deluxe July 13, 2011

Stunning... CONGRATULATIONS!! #9527882

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