California - Pacific Coast (#6767)


California - Pacific Coast (#6767)

Uploaded: February 28, 2007


Exif: FNumber: 6.3, ExposureBiasValue: 0/2, ExposureTime: 0.000625, Flash: flash did not fire, ISO: 400, WhiteBalance: auto white balance


Peter R. Hammer December 02, 2007

Superb scenery Matt and very well exposed. I do think that nice as the waves are they don't help in the composition. The nearer wave is fine and creates a great leading line into the background scenery. Together with the further wave the leading line draws you out of the image. I also think you have not worked out what your subject is (the waves or the background). The reason being that you have so much emphasis in each with the almost central division. If your subject is the waves then crop most of the background off. If you subject was the background I would have cut half the sea off and waited until a wave creates a leading lije into the background. #799700

MATTHEW PARKER December 09, 2007

Hello Peter,

Thank you for the comments. I debated on whether to put this one up on the website or not. The time of day was not optimal for lighting but I wanted to show the interesting rock formation. Perhaps even crop out the sky in the upper right hand corner.

Take Care,
Matt #5187652

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