Simply the Beach

Uploaded: May 22, 2011 13:59:35


Shooting Date/Time 3/5/2011 11:08:20 AM, Shooting Mode Aperture-Priority AE, Tv (Shutter Speed) 1/1600, Av (Aperture Value) 8.0, Evaluative Metering, ISO Speed 400, Canon EF-S17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Lens, Focal Length 38.0 mm, Image Quality RAW, White Balance Mode Color Temperature(5200K), AF Mode AI Focus AF, AF area select mode Automatic selection, Drive Mode Single shooting.

Nature and Landscapes

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/1600 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 38.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D


Jeff Robinson level-deluxe May 22, 2011

Outstanding pov and capture Nadine! #1379271

Robert R. Goodman level-addict May 22, 2011

Hi Nadine,That is beautiful my friend.That's where I want be this next friday,looking at 105 degrees.Excellent capture!!!! #9422816

Hayden Cannon level-classic May 23, 2011

Fantastic capture Nadine, great colours, lighting, comp and details in this beautiful scene shot! #9423141

Michelle Alton May 23, 2011

You have presented this beach scene brilliantly, Nadine. #9423241

Ray Thoms May 23, 2011

Wonderful image and a great place to be Nadine!!! #9423309

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic May 23, 2011

Thank you, Jeff, Bobby, Hayden, Michelle, and Ray for your wonderful comments!!! <>< #9423829

Barbara L. Dunlap June 22, 2011

Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist! Outstanding color, detail and dof! #9473844

Carol Eade level-addict June 22, 2011

Beautiful beach scene, congratulations on your finalist! #9473863

Nancy (Peaches) Harker June 22, 2011


HUGE CONGRATS on your AWESOME finalist!
Best of luck in the next round!


Phillip R. Connolly June 22, 2011

Beautiful, Nadine!! Congratulations on this excellent finalist!! I can just imagine walking over that sand dune and taking a great swim during your summer!! Very well done!

Phil #9474624

Hayden Cannon level-classic June 22, 2011

Congratulations Nadine on your well deserved finalist! #9474939

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe June 22, 2011

Beautiful ... Congratulations Nadine! #9475287

Robert R. Goodman level-addict June 22, 2011

A big congratulations,My Friend.WTG!Nadine!!! #9475510

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic June 22, 2011

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

Phyllis H. Burchett June 22, 2011

Congrats on this gorgeous finalist Nadine! #9475933

Tammy Espino June 22, 2011

Congrats on a fantastic finalist! :) #9476041

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic June 22, 2011

Beautiful in every way!! Congratulations on your finalist and good luck in the next round. #9476821

Rony Sagy June 22, 2011

Congratulations on this fabulous Finalist. #9476901

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe June 23, 2011

Congrats on your Finalist Nadine! #9477572

Nancy L. Green level-classic June 23, 2011

CONGRATULATIONS Nadine, WTG!! <>< #9478298

Mary Timman June 23, 2011

I love this...well deserved finalist. Congratulations! #9478364

Carla Capra level-classic June 23, 2011

Ah, outstanding, Nadine!
Wishing I was sitting there.
;) CC #9478502

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe June 23, 2011

Very huge Congrats and best luck on this gorgeous finalist, Nadine!!! #9478786

Patrick Rouzes level-classic June 23, 2011

Congratulations, Nadine! WTG! #9479132

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic June 23, 2011

Congratulations Nadine on your Second Place win !! Love this shot !! #9479515

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe June 23, 2011

Congrats on your win!!! #9479636

Michelle Alton June 23, 2011

A wonderful way to go, Nadine. Congratulations on this terrific win! #9479856

Emile Abbott level-deluxe June 23, 2011

Congratulation on your wonderful WINNER #9479874

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic June 23, 2011

on your very deserving
2nd PLACE WINNER! 8o) #9480003

John Connolly June 23, 2011

Congratulations on winning gold, Nadine, well done! #9480146

Melissa Olsen June 23, 2011

So pretty...congrats! #9480157

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna June 23, 2011

WTG on this fantastic winner, Nadine! :-) k #9480215

Claudia Kuhn level-classic June 23, 2011

Beautiful scene. Congratulations on your wonderful winner #9480231

Amy M. Wilson June 23, 2011

Congratulations on your beautiful winner, Nadine!! #9480295

Cindy Hamilton June 23, 2011

Nadine, you win again. What a lovely shot. I want to be at the beach! #9480437

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic June 23, 2011

Beautiful!! Congrats! #9480735

Phyllis H. Burchett June 23, 2011

Congrats on this wonderful winner Nadine! #9480823

Mary Timman June 23, 2011

Congratulations Nadine! #9480931

Joannie Bertucci level-classic June 23, 2011

A stunning gold badge winner Nadine, congrats! #9481091

frank w. degenhardt level-classic June 23, 2011

Absolutely gorgeous dear friend. Congratulations on the Win girl. Way to go. #9481100

Raymond Pauly level-classic June 23, 2011

Glad to see this one among the Golden Awards! Congratulations, Nadine! #9481339

Stefania Barbier level-addict June 24, 2011

congratulations on your wonderful winner!!! #9481586

Robert R. Goodman level-addict June 24, 2011

Congratulations on this beautiful win,Nadine!!!!! #9482266

Patrick Rouzes level-classic June 24, 2011

Congratulations, Nadine! WTG, indeed! #9482312

JO ANN CLEVELAND June 24, 2011

WOWZA! Congratulations on this fantastic winner of the gold Nadine!

jo ann c. #9482575

Tiia Vissak June 24, 2011

Congratulations on your Winner! #9482713

Michael Robichaud June 24, 2011

Congratulations, beautiful beach scene. #9482764

ALLEN O. HOWARD June 24, 2011

Absolutely beautiful Nadine! Congratulations. Excellent subtle filter application. Bravo! #9483565

Tarun Bose June 24, 2011

Congrats for your winner, Nadine. #9483699

Val Feldman level-deluxe June 24, 2011

A most beautiful beach landscape and a much-deserved Gold Win! Congratulations, Nadine! #9483746

Janet Fikar June 26, 2011

Brilliant shot! Congratulations on your well deserved win! #9486614

Bojan Bencic level-classic June 26, 2011

Congratulations on your win, Nadine. #9486651

Mike Clime June 27, 2011

Congratulations on your winner,Nadine! #9488743

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic June 27, 2011

What a spectacular capture, Nadine. Huge congrats on your outstanding Gold. #9490046

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe June 28, 2011

A work of art Nadine, congratulations on your win! #9492517

Merna L. Nobile June 29, 2011

Congratulations to all of the Award Winners for May 2011. Merna #9495289

Susan Cliett July 25, 2011

Nadine, Beautiful, simple beautiful!!! Congratulations on your win!! Happy Shooting!! #9553174

Keith L. Clayton October 16, 2011

Many congrats on this beautiful image!! #9739032

Barbara L. Dunlap October 16, 2011

A well deserved award, Nadine. Congrats! #9739115

Carol Teal June 27, 2012

I can see how this won the gold! A "simply" beautiful scene! Congrats! #10202481

Gina M. Savage August 23, 2012

I don't remember this one...breathtaking. Makes me miss Hawaii. Congrats, Nadine! #10287541

Nina Shields level-addict August 26, 2012

Nadine, this really caught my eye, not only becuase it's exquisite but because I want to be there! Beautiful tones in this well composed image, worthy of tremendous recognition! #10291470

Patricia White level-classic March 25, 2013

Can I go as well. Boy I sure wish it was summer and I was at the beach. Wonderful capture. #10623417

Guy D. Biechele level-classic May 16, 2016

Wonderful scene and presentation. Congratulations on your Winner! #11474936

Guy D. Biechele level-classic May 16, 2016

Wonderful scene and presentation. Congratulations on your Winner! #11474937

Barbara L. Dunlap May 16, 2016

Stunningly beautiful as usual! Congratulations on your Finalist! #11474943

Barbara L. Dunlap May 16, 2016

Stunningly beautiful as usual! Congratulations on your Finalist! #11474944

Barbara L. Dunlap May 16, 2016

Stunningly beautiful as usual! Congratulations on your Finalist!

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