Expresso This Morning?

© Michael S. Lazarus

Expresso This Morning?

Uploaded: February 09, 2008


f/3.5, 1/30, 18-55mm@19, DSC_3135.JPG, 7:09A.M., ISO 450,
How about a little shot of expresso for your image sensor at 7:00A.M.? One of the colorful lifeguard towers on Miami's South Beach. The real challenge in capturing this shot was working around the weary-eyed soldiers from Saturday night's partying hoping to catch the sunrise. Enjoy your coffee :-)

Exif: F Number: 3.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/30 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 450, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 19.00 mm, Model: NIKON D40


Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict February 09, 2008

Great image here, Michael.

Dominick #850620

Michael S. Lazarus February 09, 2008

Thank you Dominick. I though I'd return a favor for all the wonderful color you bring here. #5467972

Kathy L. Clark February 09, 2008

Great shot Michael. Excellent color and comp here. #5467982

Michael S. Lazarus February 09, 2008

Thank you Kathy. I didn't want your eyes to oversleep this morning :-) #5467992

Gail R. Schuett February 09, 2008

I'll take mine straight up! Colors and angle, very nicely done! have a great day. Gail #5468032

Kathy L. Clark February 09, 2008

Well Michael I really appreciate that. You said you own a business and as you know we business owners need all the help we can get. I'm a restaurant owner. Java is important. #5468209

Karen Slagle February 09, 2008

Love the muted tones and composition, Michael. This is great... #5468528

Aimee C. Eisaman February 09, 2008

Wonderful color and composition! Wonderful work here Michael! I just want to jump into so many of your pictures! Thank you for sharing! #5468603

Ellen Hodges February 09, 2008

Great capture, Mike. Love the color and comp. Very cool image! #5469497

Emile Abbott level-deluxe February 09, 2008

Excellent capture, colors, comp and yes enjoy the expresso, Michael. #5470018

Patrick Rouzes February 09, 2008

Fantastic colors, comp, detail, & low lighting captured here, Michael!!! Love the natural look to this amazing view!!! Exceptional work on this!!! #5470974

Evy Johansen level-classic February 10, 2008

Wonderful capture, Michael!! #5473099

February 11, 2008

I love your colors! Simply amazing! #5476673

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic February 11, 2008

Beautiful. Love the colors and scene. #5477353

February 11, 2008

I like this, It gives you that alone feeling like you have when you walk onto an empty beach #5477636

Michael S. Lazarus February 12, 2008

Wow, I can't thank you all enough for taking the time to make such wonderful comments on this image. I really appreciate it. #5483038

Michelle L. Frick February 12, 2008

Very cool shot Michael!! #5487096

Michael S. Lazarus February 13, 2008

Thank you very much Michelle. #5488197

Brian Smyer February 17, 2008

Thank you so much for this mini vacation. #5509517

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