This was taken during the height of the revolutionary period leading up to the presidents resignation. We evacuated to the Red Sea to escape the dangerous times in Cairo.
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JFS (32459) 2012-06-08 1:05
Beautiful night shot very well compensated. A very good work; light management and clarity remarquable. Thanks Giovanni!
trevormoffiet (3112) 2012-06-08 1:09
What a great shot. The clouds appear to be crystalized. Good depth of field, great color and tonal range without loss of detail in the darker areas.
lousat (98379) 2012-06-08 1:49
Ciao Giovanni,una foto davvero spettacolare,impressionante gestione della luce per i migliori dettagli e colori....hai lasciato il Cairo per andare a Sharm e stare al sicuro,ma a me a Sharm e' successo di peggio (http://beta.trekearth.com/viewphotos.php?l=5&p=693907 ),complimenti ancora per la foto,buon weekend,Luciano
altay1364 (0) 2012-06-08 1:51
Görüntü gerçekten çok iyi.Muhteşem görünümü ayrica ışık, renk, netlik cok iyi. Tebrikler ve selamlar
alpi1500 (1520) 2012-06-08 1:56
Vry nice POV and succesful management of light.
Have a nice day.
Tigerlily (3379) 2012-06-08 2:02
That's really an excellent image.. beautiful indeed.Superb light control...
timecapturer (49288) 2012-06-08 2:20
stunning sunrise with such a compelling lead in. The fg wave breaking is so effective and the overall atmosphere quite glorious. Hard to believe that this tranquil scene was at a time of such upheaval but appropriately a "new dawn"
Have a great weekend - Brian.
rmajum (1207) 2012-06-08 3:52
Beautiful sunset over the sea, but remarkable is the sky and clouds. Very good management of light. Well seen, TFS,
HimalAnda (10671) 2012-06-08 4:27
Congratulations for this beautiful sunset picture! The colors are very nice, the exposure well managed and the composition is attractive even if it is a 50-50 (half for the sky, half for the sea).
Be careful, I think that the horizon line tilts a little bit on the left.
cargus (10636) 2012-06-08 6:04
A sunrise with beautiful colors, well played, clarity and contrast, well done picture.!
Miguel82 (27752) 2012-06-08 6:12
One more beautiful sunset on the Red sea
Fine colors and good sharpness
a good job
have a nice day
CanmoreKevin (2111) 2012-06-08 6:14
There are so many setting sun pictures on TE, but this one really stands out. I love the clarity and the colours. The use of the lighting is superb.
janraiski (558) 2012-06-08 6:58
beatiful, perfect light managment, nice color, depth, geometry of clouds ... the picture made me to view it for long time :-)
LOOOK13 (19046) 2012-06-08 13:24
What an incredible cloudy sky.Splendid capture, very good result.
raszid62 (18515) 2012-06-08 22:53
The beautiful sunset. Picture taken from the beach under the light of very successful. Heaven simply fantastic, as the sleepy dreams. The wonderful color of this photo.
Graal (103038) 2012-06-08 22:53
very nice sunrise over the sea. Amazing light and pattern of clouds on the sky. Pleasant view for eyes. I like it.
Have a nice day.
danos (103216) 2012-06-09 0:29
fascinating the colour tints of the sky over the Red sea,with the puffy clouds and the reflection of the sun on the surface of the sea to make the image superb.
Have a good weekend,Danos
bukitgolfb301 (45415) 2012-06-09 2:17
Hi dear Giovanni, how are you?
Once again an impressive shot!
Best of best moment you captured perfectlly.
Great panfocus and synmetry framework is marvelousand so highly appreciated! Fantastic / tasetful color touch and sharp / clear image as usual.
Thanks for your sharing with nice job and have a good weekend!
Takero, from rainy Tokyo
annjackman (21903) 2012-06-09 6:03
The cloud formation and light are amazing. The composition is excellent with the wave and surf in the FG, and I like the rising sun being central. Very well done.
GREGG (7888) 2012-06-10 5:20
Giovanni - spectacular sunrise over the Red Sea,
a good time for the photographer,
it is difficult to show in the picture
the beauty of this time of day,
PecoBud (3824) 2012-06-10 21:00
Your journey was most certainly dangerous, but coming to this sunrise had to lift your spirits a little. God is good, just look at the sunrise he has shared with you. Excellent POV and perfect color and light management, great job Giovanni!!
TFS......Your Friend from California.....Buddy
emka (107889) 2012-06-11 13:09
Wow, it must be exciting experience to be at that time in Cairo. But much safer to be out of it. And this sunset scenery is so calm. Excellent symmetrical composition, marvelous colours. delightful these small clouds.
willperrett (11918) 2012-06-15 0:51
You did sensibly to move out of Cairo, and did well to be up at such an hour to catch this beautiful sunrise. I like the contrast between the dark waves in the foreground and the highlighted clouds above. Good work.
mjw364 (1466) 2012-06-20 3:11
Wow... a perfect sunset Giovanni - well exposed. I presume you used an ND filter? I have been to the Red Sea once - Dahab - back when the first Gulf War was beginning. Nice shot - Well done.
mvinagre (853) 2012-06-23 15:07
Very good composition with the clouds and depth.
bornav (486) 2012-07-02 3:20
This is one of the most beautiful sunset photos I've seen on TE. The perspective created by the clouds indeed make it look very scenic. The composition and lighting are perfect too!
Nasy (124) 2012-07-29 12:42
I like how the perspective in the sky makes it to be seen three-dimensional!
natural colors and well-captured,
Wish you the best,
jmdias (69318) 2013-01-27 1:17
for coincidence I have an american friend who was in cairo during that days.
very beautiful the texture of the sky. I liked the way you framed the image catching the splash of the wave in the lower part. TFS this beautiful moment of nature.
elenimavrandoni (0) 2013-07-10 12:49
Giovanni, a magnificent picture and under the difficult circumstances it makes it all more special!
beautiful colors and the moment greatly captured!
all the best