Nightfall at Panama City Beach

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Nightfall at Panama City Beach

Uploaded: November 06, 2005


This was taken with a 30 second exposure at f/4.2 to allow as much light in as possible. Adjusted light levels, saturation and contrast in PS.


Chris Budny level-deluxe November 06, 2005

I love the soft feel of the water, and the colors you've captured! #339389

Greg Briley level-addict November 06, 2005

Thanks, Chris. I really enjoyed stopping by your gallery. Your love for architectural shots shows thru b/c you are truely gifted with your subject choices, composition and rendering. I look forward to watching your gallery grow. I think you've already got some winners on your hands. #2042548

Life Expressions November 08, 2005

Absolutely beautiful, Greg! The colors are so amazing. Great job! #2051894

Janine Russell level-deluxe December 01, 2005

Greg, excellent detail, color, clarity and composition on this night shot. #2142017

Gary Lange December 01, 2005

Beautifully done Greg!! Love the colors, the night/twilight shots can be breathtaking, like this. #2143355

Garth D. Beatty level-classic December 01, 2005

I am amazed that you were able to keep
everything in focus. Great shot!! #2143476

Life Expressions December 20, 2005

Many MANY congrats on this being chosen as a finalist and good luck in the next round. Either way though it is still a winner! :) #2203048

Greg Briley level-addict December 20, 2005

Thank you for each of your comments. Robin, thank you for being a wonderful friend. I am keeping up with your gallery. You are due for a finalist pic soon!! #2207551

Chris Budny level-deluxe December 23, 2005

A definite winner, Greg! Congratulations! #2216692

Life Expressions December 23, 2005

OH WOW! See I told you it was a winner!!!!! This is great!!! I'm very happy for you Greg!!! Congratulations my friend on your well deserved win. #2216729

Dee Langevin level-deluxe December 23, 2005

Wonderful capture Greg. Congratulations on your win! #2217762

Greg Briley level-addict December 23, 2005

Thank you, everyone, for your comments. Robin, a special thanks to you again for your encouraging words. I can't wait to see you get your contest winners. It'll happen soon! #2218763

Laura Clay-Ballard January 04, 2006

I have never seen a picture of pc, fla look as gorgeous as this one. I would think the chamber would pay you a pretty penny for this beauty! #2252435

Greg Briley level-addict January 11, 2006

Thank you, Laura. I took your advice and have submitted a notice to the PC Chamber for review. Thank you for the suggestion and the wonderful comment. #2278869

Cathy M. Gromball January 20, 2006

Congratulations on your Second Place win, Greg!

Cathy :) #2310230

Douglas Gould level-classic January 26, 2006

Very excellent, my friend! I love the subtle hues in the sky and the way the reflection smoothes out with the long shutter speed. When you gonna hang up your stock market gloves and go for it?!?! #2343380

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic July 14, 2007

Magnificent image, Greg! Congrats on your well-deserved win! --lisa #4509212

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