Taken in the beautiful city of SwaKopmund. Swakopmund is a beach resort and an excellently preserved example of German colonial architecture. It was founded in 1892 as the main harbor for German South-West Africa. It is one of the few places anywhere outside of Europe where a sizable minority of the population speaks German and has German roots
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danielswalsh (13593) 2008-03-09 21:39
Pat, you'll have to teach me how you capture dreams on film as you've certainly done it here.
I cannot believe this is not a painting. Simply stunning.
Amazingly sharp detail, rich colors (maybe a tad over saturated) and I love the composition of the pier leading us out into the sea.
Can you tell us what type of PP work went into this?
aadilj (18102) 2008-03-09 21:57
A remarkable well composed and beautiful image with such finely nuanced colours and textures. I like the perspective and the entire colour scheme which is vivid and marvelous
jattmoody (56) 2008-03-09 22:09
Wonderful Shot and well presented. Indeed it looked like fantasies redrawn on the canvas. The colors, the details and the composition, everything is perfect. Might be a bit on the higher saturation side but i just love colors :).
bmw76 (80) 2008-03-09 22:13
Gorgeous shot. I could feel the depth in the photo with the use of the pier and the lighting is fabulous. I wish I could capture something like this one day.
ambar_81 (673) 2008-03-09 22:14
Love to see this beautiful colors in their good saturation.Very good job in capturing this scene.The light is wonderful.Adding as my fav.
serp2000 (37473) 2008-03-09 23:30
Unreally colours, photoshop version, but I like your work.
SteveH (6191) 2008-03-10 0:27
Hi Pat, great POV and execution of this shot. I find the colours just a little unnatural looking though. cheers, Steve
rgarrigus (0) 2008-03-10 0:40
Everything in this image is spot on up to the post-processing for me. I mean only respectful honesty when I say that the saturation has been boosted way too far on this image. I appreciate that saturation is largely a matter of taste but to my eye this image says "digital" more than "Velvia". I absolutely mean no disrespect and truly enjoy your work.
hgupta (1323) 2008-03-10 3:00
Very very beautiful cmposiuion. The lines, the colors, the texture and light.....everything is just great.
I loved it....its really inspirational work.
BennyV (13538) 2008-03-10 3:30
Amazing sharpness and light. Thanks for uploading this great shot.
jplebrun (21208) 2008-03-10 4:02
ce montage photographique est superbe, cette jettée qui s'avance dans la mer aux couleurs douces et ces pierres de couleurs en avant plan, c'est de toute beauté, bravo.
linask (2930) 2008-03-10 6:29
Very well composed photo with lots of details. But I think saturation is pushed a bit too far. While blue sky and blue water looks nice and quite realistic, orange stone one the bottom left corner is clearly over saturated.
sebinho342 (19317) 2008-03-10 10:16
I would eat those colors, it's as if you put the picture in a box of painting ... Marvelous saturated result.
What a picture and what a perspective !
Leilani (1385) 2008-03-11 5:32
Hello Pat - amazing electric colours. You pier pov is excellent...but the light...it's stunning! I like the over saturation :D Rgds, Leilani
bach37 (193) 2008-06-09 6:16
Just like a painting!
Very good details and colors, lovely composition!
You must tell me your secret...
deud (1920) 2008-06-09 23:27
fantastic light and colors. great composition with perspective! tfs
afaust (302) 2008-10-26 11:24
I like this shot, but think it's overly saturated.
chantelley (103) 2009-07-18 9:29
My gosh, I don't even know what to say. This picture looks like paraidse. I love what you do with water, and with colours. What sort of editing did you use? This is just fabulous, I could look at your photos for hours.
PainDivine69 (175) 2009-08-03 8:57
This is really wonderful...thousands of photographers are dreaming of catching such a meditative moment. Well done!
pedram_abazari (931) 2012-04-20 0:25
عکس بسیار زیبا و جالبی است رنگ عالی .
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- Copyright: Pat Di Fruscia (Timecatcher) (2513)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2008-01-00
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canon EOS 5D
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Eric's Favs [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2008-03-09 21:33
- Favorites: 6 [view]