Rain at the sea (Pano)

Uploaded: October 03, 2007 05:31:03


Every year, like all the islands in the Caribbean, Dominican Republic has a Storm Warning period that lasts few months. In 2004, the Tropical Storm Jeanne reached the coast of the island. The result was the overflow of almost all the rivers. The power of the stream rooted out all kinds of trees to the sea. Hundreds of huge trees (including their roots and branches) were clogged along the seashore. The vision was really amazing. As soon as I reached that place, I felt like been at prehistory. The sea full of trees, the dark sky, the coastline rocks........you smelled the past in the air, and I needed to reproduce it on camera, so I place a Cokin #198 Sunset filter (with other filters) and choose manually a long exposure time to get the unreal eerie effect. Exposure info: Nikon D70 with Nikkor 20 mm f/3.5 AI lens, 20 secs. @ f/22 recorded on a Lexar 512MB Professional 40x (WA) Compact Flash card, ISO 200, Cokin #121 Grad Grey G2, Cokin #198 Sunset, Hoya Circular Polarizing and Hoya ND4 f


Tiia Vissak October 03, 2007

Great colors & composition! #752791

Osvaldo Carbuccia October 03, 2007

Thanks Tiia. Glad you like it; hope you like my other pictures. #4877309

Alexis Yobbagy October 03, 2007

Beautiful work!!! You've done a wonderful job on this!!! #4878106

Osvaldo Carbuccia October 03, 2007

Thanks Alexis, glad to have you here looking my pictures. :) #4878366

Anne Davis October 03, 2007

This is really striking. You have done a wonderful job! Love the soft water. #4878858

Osvaldo Carbuccia October 03, 2007

Thanks Anne for your kind comment. The soft appearance of the water is due to the long exposure (20 secs.) I used to take the picture. To make it possible I also used ND and polarizer filters. #4879022

Jessica Jenney October 06, 2007

Stunning Pano, Osvaldo! Gorgeous tones, composition and lighting! #4890762

Osvaldo Carbuccia October 06, 2007

Thanks Jessica; your portfolio is AMAZING!!!!. I'm glad you like my picture. #4891208

Roger Fry October 10, 2007

Magical Tiia ! Wonderful

Roger #4906459

Roger Fry October 10, 2007

-correction. Osvaldo !

Roger #4906474

Osvaldo Carbuccia October 10, 2007

Thanks Roger, I hope you see my other pictures. Glad to have you in my portfolio. #4906630

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