Beach Cloud

Another shot of waves on the beach in front of Beacon Hill Park, taken from above on a staircase – the first in this series can be seen here. This one is rather like a cloud, disgorging a heavy rain shower across the ground.

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Canon EOS 5Dmkii, Canon 50/1.4 lense, ISO100; f16, 4 seconds. Cameron ND Fader filter, at about 4-5 f-stops of density.

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15 thoughts on “Beach Cloud

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    • Hi Steve – welcome to my blog, I hope you come back again. I just checked out some of your pictures, especially your beach pictures. Wow, you take great shots! Thanks so much for your compliment, I am pleaed you like this picture.

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      • Hi, thanks for the compliment about my beach pictures! Look like you’ve got the eye too! I will be back!

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    • Hi Doug – thank you so much. The cropping took several tries to get something that worked will. I was a bit surprised it worked out this well because at first, with the distracting marginalia (can I use that term for a photograph?), it did not look like much.

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    • Sadly, I can’t take too much credit for that. With the camera on a 2 second delay you can never be quite sure when to press the shutter. Adds to the fun (and the need to take multiple shots).

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  2. Fantastic, even better than the first. Impressive detail at the lower part of the photo and then that cloud-like mist at the top end. Really nice.

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    • Hi Ken. I think I agree that I like this one better. When I put the first one together I had not played around with crops on this one, and had not really recognised it’s potential as there were some distracting elements that needed to come out.

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