Spring Tide

© Sean Bagshaw

Spring Tide

Uploaded: June 03, 2008


Exposed sea grass and kelp at Lone Ranch Beach on the southern Oregon coast during a -2.2 low tide. The color of the reflective grass in the morning sun through a polarizer was crazy green. A polarizer/small aperture/ND filter combo allowed a shutter speed that allowed some blur in the motion of the waves. Offshore fog created an interesting vignette.

Update: This photo is one selected to run in an article about my photography in the current (August 2008) issue of Outdoor Photography Magazine.

Exif: F Number: 18, Exposure Bias Value: 0.33, ExposureTime: 8/10 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 17.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D


June 03, 2008

Great capture! #934652

Amanda L. Camden June 03, 2008

This is just stunning, I love the colors, brilliant use of the polarizer and perfect for a soft water effect photo. #6014558

Monica Mermoz level-classic June 03, 2008

Terrific exposure and detail, Sean! #6014813

Gary Marshall June 03, 2008

Looks like a painting with additional PS treatments. Nicely done. #6014921

Michelle Alton June 03, 2008

A brilliant creation and one of the most beautiful creations I've seen.
Michelle #6014929

Mary E. Lake June 03, 2008

Wonderful image!! :-) #6015233

Susana Ms Heide June 03, 2008

The strong elements in the foreground lead the viewer into this beautiful scene! OUTSTANDING capture Sean!! #6015604

Aleksandra Miesak June 28, 2008

WOW, love the POV and the amazing detail! I bet we'll see it in the next round. #6118147

Mitch Spence level-classic July 07, 2008

Absolutely beautiful, Sean. #6150349

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton July 21, 2008

Terrific.. Congratulations Sean! #6206582

Mitch Spence level-classic July 21, 2008

Had to be a finalist, Sean. Just had to be. #6206651

Sean Bagshaw July 21, 2008

Thanks for the kind comments on this image folks! Much appreciated. The current (August) issue of Outdoor Photographer Magazine has a feature about my photography in it and this is one of the photos they chose to run with the story. If you don't subscribe to OP you can check out the article online here:
http://www.outdoorphotographer.com/locations/north-america/a-new-look-at-the-landscape.html #6206822

Alex T. Mizuno July 21, 2008

Congratulations on your Finalist, Sean! This is a fantastic work!! #6206866

Kristy A. Keene July 22, 2008

Big Congrats on your Wonderful Finalist!! #6212543

Debra R. Harder July 22, 2008

Enjoyed your feature in Outdoor Photographer!! You are a STAR!! BIG CONGRATS TO YOU SEAN!! So well-deserved!! And congratulations on this BEAUTIFUL FINALIST!! Deb #6215407

Erica Murphy level-deluxe July 22, 2008

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist! #6216123

Robin R. July 22, 2008

Great image. Enjoyed the OP article and accompanying images. #6216827

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 22, 2008

Congratulations on your beautiful second place Winner, Sean. I'll have to check out the web page. #6216986

Alex T. Mizuno July 22, 2008

Huge Congratulations on your Second Place Sean!! #6217248

Elida Gutierrez July 22, 2008

Three Roses for "The Winners"
A Special Trophy for
"The June Winners" #6218824

Jeana Clark July 23, 2008

Stunning Image Sean!!
Congratulations on This
Fabulous Winner & your
outdoor Photographer Feature!!!
Wonderful work!!!!!

~J~ #6221917

Colette M. Metcalf July 24, 2008

Congratulations!!! #6224444

Eugenio Diaz July 24, 2008

Congratulations on your Beautiful Winner...Well deserved!!!! #6227186

Gary Marshall July 25, 2008

Congrats Sean. Nice article. #6229192

Les Rhoades level-classic July 30, 2008

And to think this only won 2nd Place! Nicely done! #6252132

Susan Heath August 22, 2008

Congratulations on this beautiful shot! Very interesting article and how wonderful to be featured in Outdoor Photography Magazine. #6352619

Warren Ishii August 24, 2008

Stunning scene, a well deserved winner. Congratulations Sean. #6362243

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