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Gossamer Twilight, Garrapata Beach, Big Sur

Posted by
Gary Hart (California, United States) on 23 December 2011 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Rather than try to reproduce what your eyes see, try understanding the way your camera sees. This image from last winter in Big Sur is nothing like what my eyes saw, but my camera's ability to accumulate light revealed things my eyes missed. I write more about it here.

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Florence from Paris, France

A smoothy, almost steamy water with the use of your talented shutter speed technic. Extraordinary lights and colors as usuaL.

23 Dec 2011 8:21am

Bill Brown from California, United States

Spectacular light Gary. Merry Christmas!

23 Dec 2011 2:26pm

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Super !

23 Dec 2011 2:48pm

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

Soft simplicity - one of my favorite looks. Merry Christmas, Gary!

23 Dec 2011 3:23pm

Stefan from Thiersee, Austria

Beautiful!!!

23 Dec 2011 8:25pm

alex centrella from California, United States

fantastic catch .. !

23 Dec 2011 11:45pm

janina from Melbourne, Australia

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24 Dec 2011 6:29am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

beautiful work! there is time and place for all shutter speeds in the photos we take and i am glad that you chose a long exposure here! the dreamy effect and mood are brilliant!

24 Dec 2011 7:06am

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Merry Christmas to you and yours Gary, all the best :)

24 Dec 2011 12:16pm

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

Oh yeah! Gotta get back there soon! (one of the perils of living so close is that it's too easy to "put off" going until I have the time.....There never is time if I wait for it, only when I make the time!

29 Dec 2011 11:17pm