Setting Sun

© Ken Smith

Setting Sun

Uploaded: June 16, 2014 03:27:01 | Entered: August 03, 2014 05:58:59


The Oregon Coast, at Fogerty Creek State Park, near Depoe Bay. 10-stop ND filter for the lengthy time exposure.
F8, 202 sec, ISO 100, 28mm focal length


Joy Rector June 16, 2014

gorgeous #1576394

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe June 16, 2014

Beautiful! #11066163

Leslie McLain level-classic June 16, 2014

Stunning capture, Ken. #11066166

Michael Frazier level-classic June 16, 2014

Great sunset shot Sr. #11066180

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic June 16, 2014

Just fabulous! Love it! #11066186

Dayna Cain level-classic June 16, 2014

Stunning capture Ken! WOW! #11066237

JO ANN CLEVELAND June 16, 2014

Ohhh my goodness Ken! What a beauty, a fave for me for sure!

jo ann c. #11066265

Terry Cervi level-deluxe June 16, 2014

This is so dreamy and beautiful, Ken! #11066298

Cindy Bendush level-classic June 16, 2014

Gorgeous color and composition Ken! The water looks like a cloud :-) #11066457

Claudia Kuhn level-classic June 16, 2014

Wow, so beautiful Ken, love that soft ocean water. Were you there again recently, or is this from the past? #11066519

Colette M. Metcalf June 16, 2014

A beauty, Ken!! #11066562

David Phalen June 16, 2014

Stunning beauty!! #11066566

Ellen Hodges July 11, 2014

Huge congrats on a stunning POTD!! #11082721

Kathryn Wesserling July 11, 2014

Wonderful tones throughout. #11082722

Joy Rector July 11, 2014

congrats on the POTD

Colette M. Metcalf July 11, 2014

Huge congrats to you Ken on this beautiful POTD!!! #11082749

Anita Hogue July 11, 2014

Congratulations on your gorgeous POTD! #11082758

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict July 11, 2014

Congrats on your POTD, Ken, for this stunning image! #11082768

Richard M. Waas July 11, 2014

Stunning Ken... Congrats on a well deserved POTD!! #11082779

Tamara K. Walker level-classic July 11, 2014

Congratulations! #11082786

Donna La Mattino Pagakis July 11, 2014

Calm beauty, huge congratulations Ken! #11082788

Susan Jane Allen level-classic July 11, 2014

That's SOoooo Zen...

Seriously, it's stunning. Hat's off, as usual! #11082803

Linda D. Lester level-classic July 11, 2014

Congratulations Mr. Smith! What beautiful POTD! #11082814

Evy Johansen level-classic July 11, 2014

Wow.... soooo beautiful, Ken!!! Congratulations!

Mitch Spence level-classic July 11, 2014

Congratulations, Ken. A magical image. #11082847

Mary K. Robison July 11, 2014

Stunning capture!
Congratulations on a well earned POTD! #11082860

Barbara Socor July 11, 2014

Congrats, Ken.... #11082866

Chris Budny level-deluxe July 11, 2014

Wow, Ken! You outdid your normal excellence here... I think this is my new favorite seascape of yours. Congratulations! #11082879

John D. Roach level-addict July 11, 2014

Beautiful mood...congrats! #11082914

Jill Odice level-classic July 11, 2014

Spectacular POTD Ken! Love the milky feeling to the water and those sunset colors are the perfect way to end your day! #11082934

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe July 11, 2014

Absolutely stunning image, Ken...huge congratulations! #11082945

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna July 11, 2014

WTG on this glorious POTD, Ken!!! :-) k #11082946

Sylvia Rourke level-classic July 11, 2014

Peacefully beautiful, congrats on your POTD. #11082958

Karen Celella July 11, 2014

Congratulations on your gorgeous POTD, Ken! #11083013

Michael Frazier level-classic July 11, 2014

Congrats Sr on a well deserved POTD. #11083087

Leslie McLain level-classic July 11, 2014

Congrats on a beautiful POTD, Ken. #11083139

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 11, 2014

Gorgeous Ken and congrats on POTD. #11083227

Lynne Morris July 11, 2014

Stunning capture Ken, Congratulations on your POTD. #11083229

Renee Doyle July 11, 2014

BEAUTIFUL work Ken and BIG congrats on your POTD! #11083231

Gail Vitikacs level-classic July 11, 2014

Terrific Mr. Smith!

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 11, 2014

Congrats Ken on this Well Deserved POTD!! #11083299

Nancy L. Green level-classic July 11, 2014

WOW Ken, this is AWESOME!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! <>< #11083305

Joan Classen level-classic July 11, 2014

Amazing, Ken. Just beautiful! Congratulations!

Cindy Bendush level-classic July 11, 2014

Congratulations on your POTD Ken - WTG! #11083452

Teresa Burnett level-classic July 11, 2014

Stunning image, Ken!! Congratulations on your POTD!! #11083453

Lindley Johnson level-classic July 12, 2014

A fantastic sunset image, Ken - congratulations on your stunning POTD! #11083689

Joy Bello July 12, 2014

Gorgeous! Congrats on the POTD! #11083773

Richard D. Love August 03, 2014

Congratulations, Ken...gorgeous sunset!

Rick #11100337

Glenn E. Traver August 04, 2014

Nice work Ken,like the long exposure. I was there one day very cool place ~ GT #11101703

Jim Miotke My Courses August 08, 2014

This is so incredibly beautiful, Ken. Way to go. And thanks for your detailed description. As always, you are so helpful to those wanting to create similar effects. Way to go. #11104195

Roxana H. McRoberts August 11, 2014

beautiful! #11105748

Darren K. Fisher August 15, 2014

Breath taking Ken. #11108681

Brie Laridon August 15, 2014

heavenly #11108891

Linda D. Lester level-classic August 16, 2014

What a beauty Mr. Smith! #11109563

stanley sims August 18, 2014

WOW Ken !!! #11111079

Carol Eade level-addict August 19, 2014 1

Wonderful light and long exposure, Ken. #11111396

Debbie Bray August 20, 2014

So sorry I missed this beautiful POTD, Ken!! Big congratulations, its a very beautiful image!! I'm sure we'll be seeing another gold badge under it before times up! #11112560

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic August 21, 2014

Stunningly gorgeous, Ken. I could look at this all day. #11112906

John Rivera level-deluxe August 22, 2014

Fantastic image and capture! #11113572

Kalena Randall August 23, 2014

Congrats on the EP and Photo of the day! Great shot, Ken! I'm kinda partial to sunrises and sunsets! #11114519

Susan Williams August 24, 2014

Beautifully composed with gorgeous colors. Outstanding work, Ken. #11115474

Hernan Vanegas August 26, 2014

Great work, beautiful scenery. #11116880

Lisa B. North August 28, 2014

Heavenly!! #11119385

Nikki McDonald level-classic September 02, 2014

Stunning light, color and clarity, Ken. Belated congratulations on the POTD. #11123949

Eivor Kuchta September 21, 2014

Beautiful! Congratulations on your finalist, Ken! #11140174

Sylvia Rourke level-classic September 21, 2014

Congrats on your finalist! super image #11140225

Nikki McDonald level-classic September 22, 2014

Smooth as silk and so dramatic. Congratulations on the finalist. #11141229

Diane E. Deming level-classic September 23, 2014

Congrats on your finalist. Beautifully done. #11141683

JO ANN CLEVELAND September 24, 2014

And stack them up Ken! All are fantastic!
Congratulations on your Finalist! #11142928

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