West Beach

Uploaded: January 23, 2015 05:13:03 | Entered: January 23, 2015 05:14:54


West Beach, Esperance, Western Australia. F4, 30s, ISO 3200, torch light. Post processing in Lightroom and Photoshop: colour, contrast, luminosity masks, sharpening, dodging and burning, whites, blacks, shadows and highlight, clarity, noise and vibrance.


Ann Lyssenko level-classic January 23, 2015

Outstanding Stan! Your processing brought out what I would have wanted to see and grounded the beautiful sky. Well Done! Ann #1604624

Lynn M. Whitt January 23, 2015

Fantastic colors and composition. #11230292

Michelle Alton January 23, 2015

This is an exceptional photo, Stan. I'd make it a winner. #11230303

JO ANN CLEVELAND January 23, 2015

Wow, what a beautiful capture and presentation Stan! #11230472

Mitch Spence level-classic January 23, 2015

That's a scene one would stare at open-mouthed. Thanks for letting us share it with you, Stan. #11230693

Tiia Vissak January 24, 2015

beautifully done! #11230942

Liz blahh January 24, 2015

Just beautiful! #11230997

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 25, 2015

This is Outstanding in every way Stan - Very Beautifully captuerd! #11231572

Barbara Waldoch January 25, 2015

Wonderful work, Stan! #11232321

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