A blissful moments towards end of a beautifully warm late afternoon when the setting sun was still above the horizontal line. Decided for some long exposures, a straight single shot with a tripod mounted using a combination of an Octagon 4 stop & Cokin P121S Grad filters.
Teluk Gembira at low tide, on a secluded north west coast of Belitung Island in Java Sea, a remote island well known for its granite boulder rocks of various sizes and shapes - some as huge as 10m high scattered along the pure white sandy beaches with crystal clear turquoise blue water.
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cornejo (35117) 2014-06-23 10:37
Hello Abmdsudi, very good photograph of this beautiful and interesting composition in the beautiful sunset, very well captured in this beautiful image with good sharpness, depth, light and beautiful color. Excellent and interesting job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good morning and happy start to the week.
Warm greetings from southern Spain.
holmertz (44420) 2014-06-23 11:04
For a change this is not such a very exotic photo. Rocks like these could be found on the Swedish west coast too. But it's still a fine photo well worth admiring for the excellent management of the light and the great colours of the setting sun. The dark rocks provide a fine contrast to the pink and blue sea.
pajaran (54536) 2014-06-23 11:09
Intertesantan tekst o mestu, lep pogled i trenutak ...
Dobar trenutak snimka, kontrast i perspektiva, lepo pokazno mesto i trenutak.
Lep zalazak sunca.
Dobar rad, lepo uhavacen trenutak, lepe boje.
An interesting article about the place, a nice view and a second ...
Good time recording, contrast and perspective, nice demonstration place and time.
Good work, nice uhavacen moment, beautiful colors.
All the best.
Noel_Byrne (26998) 2014-06-23 11:33
A beautiful sunset and a very calming image. Just what I need after along day in work :) what a privilege it must be to see this in person, but the picture has captured this beauty well. I love the long exposure on th water, and the colors of the sky are amazing, like milk swirling around coffee. The silhouetted rocks are a perfect contrast to the warm light of the sky.
Thanks as always
nikkitta (16476) 2014-06-23 11:41
A sunset capture where the low speed made the sea look as a mirror, a always a tine rock ( not a boat ) to balance the big ones at the front
Well done, greetings
kasianowak (7501) 2014-06-23 12:06
Beautiful sunset shot! Great technique, skillful use of filters and perfect timing allowed you to capture amazing colours and light. Great example of use of the rule of thirds.
resat1972 (7492) 2014-06-23 12:29
a great atmosphere
a beautiful sunset
I really like
Fis2 (89347) 2014-06-23 13:30
Beautiful view, curious place.
Excellent POV and colors.
Photo has climate.
I love it.
PiotrF (11172) 2014-06-23 14:42
A amazing sunset and a very calming image.Very pleasant picture, excellent captured, composition and presentation be superb.Very well done
Glint (6171) 2014-06-23 15:00
This scene as an other-worldly quality to it. Perhaps it is the tiny speck of setting sun or the sea turned milky with the long exposure. Certainly a tranquil and calming composition.
rychem (27446) 2014-06-23 21:23
Romantic atmosphere, I can imagine I sit with my lady and I admire this view, perfect management of light and colors, excellent composition
jjcordier (78388) 2014-06-23 22:45
Quand on en maîtrise bien l'usage comme toi, ces filtres créent des atmosphères particulièrement intéressantes. Une excellente photo!
jemaflor (88767) 2014-06-23 23:21
Beautiful photo with a perfect composition with stones and branches in the Fg and a lovely light, tfs.
emka (85179) 2014-06-23 23:51
In the end of October the day is not so long as now. (or maybe in Indonesia not much difference) Marvelous sunset photo, I like the colours and of course this peaceful moment where we can hear the silence. Magnificent view.
WArm regrads Malgo
Nicou (128864) 2014-06-24 1:06
Sueprbe iamge quelle forme cette roche qui se découpae en premier plan doute lissée et ce ciel avec ce soleil cette boule le tons et couleurs merveilleux.
Bravo et amitié
SnapRJW (31625) 2014-06-24 2:06
Hello Abmdsudi - A pretty sunset scene and a shot which is attractive in composition and colours. I note some strange blocky pixelation and vertical lines across the rocks which detract from the overall look of the shot but I see that the image you upload was only 400kb which may account for the loss of quality.
Cricri (110627) 2014-06-24 4:16
Très joli moment capturer du coucher du soleil, ces reflets, bel effet de l'eau donner par la longue pose et le cadrage des rochers, très jolie
jhm (143445) 2014-06-24 4:23
Sunset and Sunrise are always very lovely moments during these period of the day.
I like the sea and rocks in foreground this gives a good feeling.
Fine composition, lovely light and colours, perfect exposure and exquisite details and sharpness throughout.
Excellent composition, lovely captured.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice day,
Silvio1953 (129304) 2014-06-24 11:16
Ciao Abmdsudi, fascinating sunset with fantastic sky, wonderful warm colors, excellent exposure and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
photographer_sg (4410) 2014-06-24 12:34
A very calm and tranquil moment captured with perfect framing and composition. The management of the exposure has been superb and I liked the glassy look of the water in the foreground. Lovely colours of the setting sun and the water. The giant rocks anchor the composition very well and are revealed in excellent textural detail.
Thanks for sharing and have a nice evening.
mcmtanyel (16001) 2014-06-24 19:40
A long exposure at the end of a long day results in a marvelous photo with a soft ocean and vibrant colors. The wide lens has collected all the beauty.
Apurba20 (984) 2014-06-25 2:54
Aah, the wonders of Indonesia!
This sure is a wonderful picture, unmatched in terms of depiction of serenity.
Have a great Day!
delpeoples (54659) 2014-06-25 3:09
Ahh what a blissful scene. The pastel colours are delightful, the sky has been balanced out perfectly and the FG rocks nicely lit. I love the misted water in the FG. There is something ethereal and so tranquil about this scene, thanks for sharing it.
claudeD (35043) 2014-06-25 12:07
very fine end of a day at Sumatra showing this amazing atmosphere. Wonderful colors and perfect composition. Very well done.TFS.
With regards from Luxembourg
danos (89887) 2014-06-26 2:45
dreamily the colour tints of the sunset with the calmly environment to looks like someone to stopped the time.I like the beauty of the reflections on the surface of the sea,with the rocks on the right to complete perfect the whole charmy scenery.
ourania (35852) 2014-06-26 3:00
I like very much the graduation you've achieved with your filtres. You managed the light and the colours in a creative way and from the substantial warmth in the upper left corner we are gradually moving to virtual monochrome on the right. The structure of your composition is superb, with its suggestive dynamism, it enhances the effect of the chromatic graduation. I also like the sense of depth and the timeless atmosphere. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a great evening,
shreya2000 (1590) 2014-06-26 4:03
I would like to hang this pic on my wall. Very good picture.
dip (23822) 2014-06-26 14:05
a wonderful composition with amazing colors,
very well captured!
amaryllis (35597) 2014-06-27 2:46
Superbe photo de ce coucher de soleil avec ces rochers en premier plan
Une photo de qualité
eldancer1 (31387) 2014-06-27 15:26
And what a beautiful end of a day! Truly magical. Love the effect of the slow speed on the mood, and this is something that I have to work on. I like the placement of the sun and the fading light moving to the right. Wonderful colors. Very well done, tfs.
ricardomattos (5143) 2014-06-29 10:46
Lovely image and a wonderful sunset! An cativating composition with these stones.
Kielia (24073) 2014-07-01 5:46
this is another stunningly beautiful image. I love the moody colors and the smooth water caused by the slow shutter. Good use of perspective to lead the eye through the image. My compliments!
josepmarin (57883) 2014-07-14 11:00
an excellent control of the field depth in this shot, the image is sharp and has a high quality such in the rocks in foreground as in the horizon line also.
The setting sun in background inspires a nice feeling of calmness, and the soft pink tones gives as well a great beauty into this seascape.
A superb work.
ikeharel (62081) 2015-01-05 7:32
Relatively long shutter speed made the dusk scenery with a silkey texture.
Colors mingle in a bit of melancholic yet fine ambience.
Supervbly rendered, perfect sun fire-ball.
- Copyright: abmdsudi abmdsudi (abmdsudi) (46194)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2009-10-31
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: NIKON D200, Tamron SP AF10-24mm F/3.5-4.5 Di II LD, ISO 100 RAW
- Exposure: f/16, 1/2 seconds
- Details: Tripod: Yes
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-06-23 9:59