An Evening Walk

© Carol Teal

An Evening Walk

Uploaded: September 23, 2007


F5.6, 2s, ISO 100, 77mm, Ambience filter added, taken this evening after sunset at Indian Rocks Beach, FL.
The ambience filter brightened the image slightly and made the wave a bit whiter than the original, but it did not change the overall color of the image. The pastel color of the sun's reflection is what my camera captured.


Carol Teal September 23, 2007

I thought I had this entered for the 22nd, but must have just missed the deadline. So I pulled this and added a bit of Ambience filter.

Evy Johansen
Evy's Premium Gallery
member since: 6/16/2002

Lovely image, Carol!! Beautiful pastels!
9/23/2007 12:04:43 AM

Lynne Morris
Lynne's Premium Gallery
member since: 1/9/2005

Gorgeous lighting and colours on this lovely capture Carol.

9/23/2007 12:37:08 AM

Harmeet Singh
Harmeet's Gallery
member since: 8/20/2006

Beautiful lighting and composition.Great shot.

9/23/2007 1:01:52 AM

Dominick M. Dimacale
Dominick's Premium Gallery
member since: 11/16/2006

Beautiful image you captured here Carol...Dominick

9/23/2007 1:02:13 AM

Paul E. Earl
Paul's Premium Gallery

member since: 3/18/2005

Terrific shot!

9/23/2007 5:41:21 AM

Carol Teal
Carol's Premium Gallery
member since: 3/19/2006

Evy, Lynne, Harmeet, Dominick, Paul thank you so much for your kind comments. I was afraid my day of phototaking was ruined but the sun finally broke through the clouds.

9/23/2007 10:16:15 AM

Nancy Kay Harker
Nancy's Gallery
member since: 3/10/2007


9/23/2007 3:09:11 PM


Chris Ebben September 23, 2007

Beautiful results, well worth the effort=^..^= #4834705

Crystal L. Craig September 23, 2007

Wonderful effects Carol! Love the serene colours and fabulous composition! #4834714

Tammy Espino September 23, 2007

Beautiful~ #4834833

Sherry Sturgis September 24, 2007

Wow! Very beautiful, Carol!!! I just love the soft dreaminess, and pale colors! A winner! #4837019

Kay Beausoleil September 24, 2007

Wonderful colours and composition, Carol!! #4837700

Brenda c. McFarland September 24, 2007

I love your little bird amongst all the water and surf and beautiful colored sunset. It seems so peaceful. #4837738

Pat Gamwell September 25, 2007

LOVE this shot, Carol! The effects are spot on! Next time we see it..should have an EFP on it! #4841696

Nikki McDonald level-classic September 25, 2007

Definitely a painterly effect--like a very soft pastel or watercolor. Love the composition, too. #4842496

Steven E. Ray September 25, 2007

This would have been great entry during the Bliss MT. Very soft and dreamy. Excellent photo and work on this one Carol! #4846740

Kate Jackson September 26, 2007

Really beautiful Carol. A wonderful little bird, colours and surf. A great reminder of our holiday earlier in the year at Anna Maria Island, FL. I remember these colours. #4846969

Carol Teal September 26, 2007

Peaches, Chris, Crystal, Tammy, Sherry, Kay, Brenda, Pat, Nikki, Steven and Kate, I appreciate your kind and encouraging comments. Kate, I have heard of Anna Maria Island, but don't know exactly where it is. I will have to look it up. Isn't it amazing what colors the sunset can produce? #4849249

Michelle Smith September 27, 2007

This is stunning. I can see it on a wall in a Florida living room!
It lends the viewer to a peaceful feeling. What a great filter. Nice colors, perfect placement of the bird.
Wonderful image, but then again aren't all of yours!
Shell #4852587

Michelle L. Frick October 24, 2007

Gorgeous Carol! Congratulations on your finalists!!! #4974248

Nancy (Peaches) Harker October 24, 2007

BIG congrats on your finalist Carol, Best of luck in the next round! #4974286

Crystal L. Craig October 24, 2007

Congratulations Carol on this lovely finalist! Good luck :) #4974635

Nikki McDonald level-classic October 24, 2007

Just a beautiful finalist, Carol. Love the soft, pastel colors. Good luck with it. #4974913

Jennifer L. Alder October 24, 2007

Another wonderful finalist, Carol--- Huge congrats! :) #4975011

Mary K. Robison October 24, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS on this marvelous finalist, Carol, and best of luck to you in the next level up!

Sylvia Rossler October 24, 2007

Big congrats on your beautiful finalist Carol :O) #4975306

Pat Gamwell October 24, 2007

Well deserved Finalist, Carol! CONGRATS! #4975501

Steve M. Harrington October 24, 2007

Good on you, Carol.
Steve #4975541

Cindy Bendush level-classic October 24, 2007

BEAUTIFUL capture Carol and big congratulations - the color is wonderful! :-) #4975759

Angela Azzinnaro October 24, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS Carol!!!!!!! :0) #4975820

Sherry Karr Adkins level-deluxe October 25, 2007

Congrats, Carol! #4976150

Kate Jackson October 25, 2007

Congratulations Carol! #4976260

Barbara Waldoch level-classic October 25, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Carol! #4977200

Sherry Sturgis October 25, 2007

WOOOHOOO Carol... I'm so happy this received a finalist... I LOVE IT! Congratulations, and good luck for the next round!!! :) #4978027

Susan Fox October 25, 2007

Beautiful image Carol! I love the softness. Congratulations on your finalist!!! #4979473

Dr Silly level-classic October 25, 2007

WOW, congratulations Carol on your finalist. :O)

Roger Fry October 25, 2007

Really nice delicate shot Carol ! Congratulations !

Roger #4980393

Gail Vitikacs level-classic October 25, 2007 it! Congratulations! #4980718

Karen Slagle October 25, 2007

Congrats on this gorgeous finalist, Carol... #4982033

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic October 25, 2007

WTG, Carol!!!
Big time congrats on this lovely FINALIST!!!
--Lisa #4982295

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 25, 2007

Congrats Carol on your excellent Finalist! Jeff #4982427

eileen bedford October 25, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist Carol... #4982533

Elizabeth A. Marker level-deluxe October 25, 2007

WOW Carol!!! This is wonderful!! I am so very happy for you!!! #4982562

Carol Teal October 25, 2007

Thank you everyone for your warm congrats and encouraging words. I am making my way through the finalists to comment; I made it through N&L, animals, flowers, DD, and EOD today. #4983112

Kathy Reeves October 26, 2007

Gorgeous finalist!! Congratulations! #4984741

anonymous October 26, 2007

Congratulations Carol on your finalist! B- #4988122

Carol Teal October 28, 2007

Cheri, Kathy and Barbara, thank you so much! #4997396

Michelle Alton November 18, 2007

This is just a phenomenal image. I'd hang it, if I had it!
Michelle #5091565

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton November 27, 2007

Fantastic work Carol!! (never to late!!) #5140223

Ellen L. Zaslaw November 29, 2007

Stunning ! ... light, color and mood ! #5145724

Carol Teal November 29, 2007

Michelle, sorry to be late responding but thank you so much for your kind comment. I really appreciate it!

Philippe and Ellen, your kind words are so appreciated! #5147938

Katarina Mansson January 11, 2008

This is such a wonderful and calm picture to look at. Love the subtle colors, comp and light. Belated congrats on the finalist! #5327280

Donna La Mattino Pagakis February 04, 2008

Carol this is SUPERB!! The flow, the sandpiper, the reflections and just the overall feel!! A big congratulations, a winning image and a fav for me!! #5442032

Phyllis A. Houghton level-deluxe March 06, 2010

I love the tranquil feeling the beautiful colors and composition makes. Superb! #8436100

Danny B. Head level-deluxe June 11, 2010

So beautiful! #8688044

Carol Teal June 11, 2010

Though it has been awhile, thank you Katarina, Donna, and Phyllis! And Danny, thank you for looking! I can't believe I actually got this shot with the sandpiper because these birds are never still and I was using a slow shutter speed to soften the water and because of the rain and cloudy skies. The sun was just begining to peek out after raining almost all day. It finally cleared enough that we had a spectacular sunset, but this was taken a little before that happened. #8688726

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