Soft and Beautiful

© Randall J. Scholten

Soft and Beautiful

Uploaded: December 21, 2013

Description


The waves were slow rollers…. as opposed to fast crashers. They didn’t need quite as much of a watchful eye. But they were generating lots of sea foam, which seemed to be glowing softly in the light from the setting sun. The sand sparkled as if laden with diamonds and rubies. And a couple can almost be seen… through the soft sea mist… way down the beach. It was a beautiful, peaceful scene… an Oregon coast Christmas/Holiday season scene.

Quote of the Day: “Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.” – Norman Vincent Peale

Nikon D700, 20 mm f/2.8D Lens @ f/11, 1/500 second exposure. ISO 400. 12/16/2013, 5:33 PM, Port Orford, Oregon, USA (POTD, 12/21/2013–3896)

Exif: F Number: 11, ExposureTime: 100/49999 seconds, ISO: 400, FocalLength: 20.00 mm, Model: NIKON D700

Comments

Laura L. Gonzales December 21, 2013

Stunning image and beautiful quote Randall! #1556798

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