Winter Sunset

© Dennis Gay

Winter Sunset

Uploaded: October 27, 2011


This shot was made with my boots slowly sinking into the sand about mid-way along Town Beach, Port Macquarie, Mid-north Coast, NSW, Australia, looking north to the breakwater.

Fuji S9600:RAW, f/11 @ 1/125sec, 43mm, ISO 80.

Lightroom 2.2 & Photoshop CS3.

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/125 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 80, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 42.60 mm, Model: FinePix S9600


Dennis Gay October 27, 2011

The Making of 'Winter Sunset':

The fifth in a series of nineteen waterscape photographs chosen by the developers of Coast Apartments in my home town of Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia. The large black and white prints grace the walls of the foyers, gymnasium and lift on permanent display in the luxury complex.
The series gives the viewer a journey from the Hastings River, that runs through the town and down the coast to The Gap at Diamond Head Beach in the Crowdy Bay National Park.

The colours were absolutely glorious and I was very unsure that the original image would make a good B&W conversion. However it seems the developers have a far better eye than mine in assessing my work for the series.

Enjoy! #1418428

Arthur Bohlmann October 27, 2011

Oustanding image Dennis, your composition as well as choice of framing are both very good #9765974

Dennis Gay October 27, 2011

Blessed Be *Arthur*!

Good to see you brave thw winter chill and get your feet wet watching this glorious sunset.

THank you extra much for your great review mate.

Dennis #9766012

Robert Jensen October 27, 2011

Outstanding comp on this image - so far this one is my favorite of the series #9766078

Dennis Gay October 27, 2011

G'day *Robert*!

Great to see you following the series mate.
A bucket full of Aussie thanks for your great feedback on this one.

Dennis #9766132

Carla Capra Anderson level-classic October 27, 2011

I do agree, the conversion works beautifully. I'm drawn right into this image and love how my eye keeps moving to the farthest details. I too, find this one my fav .... so far. :)
;) CC #9766149

Dennis Gay October 27, 2011

Wunderbar *Carla*!

Brave girl to come down to the water's edge and get yer tootsies wet.
Loads 'n' loadsa thanks for your wonderful review.

Dennis #9766186

Shirley Sicurello level-classic October 27, 2011

Magnificent!! #9766193

Dennis Gay October 27, 2011

Shiver Me Timbers *Shirley*!

Glad you could join the gang on Town Beach in time to watchn this wonderful sunset.
Maximum thanks for your "Magnificent!!" wrap.

Dennis #9766232

Dennis Gay October 28, 2011

By Crikey *Mr Editor*!

A gazillion Aussie thanks for awarding my sunset a PICK!

D! #9769377

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