Ocean Grace

© Esther Smith

Ocean Grace

Uploaded: October 08, 2007 21:26:36


1/5 sec., F36, ISO100
Taken in Kauai, with a slow shutter, handheld

Exif: F Number: 36, Exposure Bias Value: +0, Exposure Time: 1/5, Flash: flash did not fire, ISO: 100, White Balance: auto white balance, Focal Length: 120mm, Camera Model: NIKON D200


David W. Orias October 08, 2007

Very nice. Even better if you straighten the horizon. I love shoooting slow shutter speed shots of waves and the colors from Hawaii make it something special. I hope to be shooting some Oahu waves in December. The wave picking up the brown sand adds an extra level of complexity. #757209

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe October 08, 2007

Great exposure and colors Esther! #4900933

Vickie Skellenger October 08, 2007

The exposure and colors are perfect. Great work Esther. #4900943

Esther Smith October 08, 2007

Thank you David, Donna and Vickie for your encouraging comments! I really appreciate them! #4901020

Carol Teal October 08, 2007

I love the smoothness of the water due to your slow shutter speed. It looks like a painting. #4901053

Susan M. Campbell October 09, 2007

Excellent...love the soft, silky waves. Nice work Esther! #4903745

Susan M. Campbell October 09, 2007

Excellent...love the soft, silky waves. Nice work Esther! #4903746

Bill Houghton October 09, 2007

Oh my, this is outstanding Ester. Beautiful job on this. Bill

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Esther Smith October 09, 2007

Thank you Carol, Susan and Bill for your kind words! #4904393

Tamera S. Phillips October 09, 2007

Love the colors. Looks like a beautiful oil painting. #4904881

Esther Smith October 10, 2007

Thank you Tamera! #4907728

Raymond Pauly level-classic October 10, 2007

Lovely shot, Esther! #4910383

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 12, 2007

Esther, great colors, exposure and lighting. #4914969

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe October 12, 2007

A superb capture of the water action, Esther! Great use of the slow shutter. Like David suggested, I think a slight adjustment to the horizon would make it perfect. #4917192

Esther Smith October 12, 2007

Thank you Raymond, Janine and Mike!

Mike-yes, thank you for the sggestion. I'm going to adjust the horizon. #4918748

Peter R. Hammer October 14, 2007

The slow shutter speed has done a great job Esther and adjusting the horizon is a very good thing to do. #4926385

Esther Smith October 14, 2007

Thank you Peter! #4926420

Renee Doyle level-classic November 26, 2007

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Esther! #5128327

David W. Orias November 26, 2007

Congrats Esther on your finalist. If this doesn't make a prize, I suggest you resubmit it with a straighten horizon and it hopefully will next month. #5128431

Peter R. Hammer November 26, 2007

Congratulations on making the finals Esther. #5128585

Evy Johansen level-classic November 26, 2007

BIG congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Esther! #5132097

Stefania Barbier level-addict November 27, 2007

congrats Esther!!!!! #5133048

Lynne Morris level-classic November 27, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Esther! #5134029

Terry L. Ellis level-classic November 27, 2007

A peaceful and gorgeous finalist, Esther! Congrats! #5136018

Chris Budny level-deluxe November 27, 2007

Congratulations, Esther! #5138242

Ken Smith level-classic November 27, 2007

Beautiful, Esther. Congratulations!! #5138519

Esther Smith November 27, 2007

Thank you everyone for your kind words!! #5140169

Carol Teal November 30, 2007

Beautiful wave Esther. Congrats on your finalist! #5150103

Eugenio Diaz December 01, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist!!!! #5156695

Esther Smith December 03, 2007

Thanks so much Carol and Eugenio! #5165905

Jill Odice level-classic December 16, 2007

Gorgeous image....Makes me wish I were there right in the water! #5214658

Songbird Cline level-classic December 24, 2007

Awesome and very well done!! #5249548

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