Golden Pond

Uploaded: June 29, 2007 15:25:39


Cove Bay, Hopeman, Moray, Scotland.
Pentax 67II, 45mm lens 0,6ND grad F22 at 1/2 sec, Velvia.

Usually the sea is very calm in the summer months around Hopeman but on this occasion a north wind was blowing and the temperature had dropped markedly. The sun was almost coming into the lens and very careful shading was required to prevent lens flare. The resulting light does add tremendous drama and color to the scene and the little pool nestles very prettily amongst the golden cobble stones.


randy dannheim June 29, 2007

Outstanding image Ian. #682440

Cheryl Meisel June 29, 2007

How beautiful!!! BIG WOW!
Cherylm #4458032

Wayne Nolting June 29, 2007

Great perspective and ligthing. The sharp detail of the rocks in the water fading into the sharp reflection of the sky is superb. #4458084

Evy Johansen level-classic July 24, 2007

Simply beautiful!! BIG congratulations on your finalist, Ian! #4551226

Nadya Johnson July 24, 2007

One word for this, Ian - MAGNIFICENT!!! This is breath-taking! Congratulations on this SUPERB finalist! #4551627

Amanda Chapman July 25, 2007


Donna La Mattino Pagakis July 25, 2007

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist win Ian!! Super lighting! #4557398

Ken Smith level-classic July 25, 2007

Ian, congratulations on this beauty!! #4557921

Rahul Sharma July 26, 2007

Great Shot Ian. Congratulations on this Strong Contender. Hope this emerges out to be a winner. #4560072

Susan Candelario July 26, 2007

Congrats on this great Finalist!!! #4560715

Lynn Haack July 28, 2007

Ian..outstanding imagery...congrats!Lynn #4572944

Janine White August 02, 2007

Superb landscape...beautiful light and composition.
Congratulations on this finalist.

Janine #4589830

August 06, 2007

Hi Ian fantastic shot! just perfect... #4609088

August 13, 2007

Congratulations Ian on this beautiful finalist picture! Outstanding job. The light is awesome!!!! #4643464

Patrick R. McMullen October 28, 2007

Great shot Ian! Congratulations on this winner!
Pat #4996551

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