Majestic & Powerful Sea

© Donna La Mattino Pagakis

Majestic & Powerful Sea

Uploaded: December 26, 2009 12:48:57 | Entered: May 21, 2020 08:25:47


Captured on a cold and stormy day. The tide would rise and fall so quickly, many times I had to grab my camera and run to avoid getting wet!

Three exposures combined in Photomatix and enhanced in PS CS4


RAW / Tripod / Aperture Priority / 55 mm
F 8 @ 1/80, 1/125 & 1/200 sec ISO 100

Tamarack Beach
Carlsbad, CA
December 22, 2009

Exif: F Number: 8, ISO: 100, FocalLength: 55.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 450D


Daniel Ruf December 26, 2009

Great sunset shot and reflection image. Nicely done. #1219872

Sam Britt December 26, 2009

Another beautiful addition to this terrific series, Donna. #8248157

Sherry L. Davis December 26, 2009

Gorgeous capture and colors! #8248170

Robyn A. Terrell December 26, 2009

Stunning image and colors, Donna! Fantastic HDR work. #8248356

Julianne Bradford December 26, 2009

Beautiful Donna! I went to Tamarack and yelled Donna Donna a lot but didn't see you anywhere! #8248408

Sarah G December 26, 2009

Its got to be hard sometimes to put your mind on the photography instead of the amazing sight in front of you. I think I'd have a hard time deciding if I should just drink in the scene before me or hurry up and capture it before it is all gone.

This is so beautiful. What a wonderful gift you have given my eyes. #8248416

Leslie McLain level-classic December 27, 2009

Amazing colors, comp, light, and digital darkroom work, Donna. #8248690

Phyllis H. Burchett December 27, 2009

Love your whole series of the sea! #8249692

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic December 27, 2009

Gorgeous lighting and color. This has to be one of my favorites!! #8250324

Robert K. Bemus level-classic December 28, 2009

Awesome sunset capture and HDR, Donna!! Happy New Year!! #8250676

Donna La Mattino Pagakis December 28, 2009

Thank you everyone!

Wishing all of you the best for a wonderful New Year!

Donna #8251668

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe December 29, 2009

Great HDR image, wonderful color. #8254685

Jacquie Palazzolo level-deluxe May 29, 2020

This is beautiful! thanks for sharing your process. #11806663

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