This photograph is taken from the room of a hotel. The sea in Okinawa differs in a color compared with the sea of a mainland. There are many layers in a marine color and it is interesting. West coast ib Okinawa facing South China Sea has many resort facilities. It is the reason a wave is quiet, compared with East coast facing the Pacific Ocean.
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Bluejeans (64251) 2012-07-25 4:56
Ola Mikio ,
Beleza ver uma praia no Japão de areia branca e agua cristalina , boa diagonal com a árvore lá em baixo , bom momento com as duas pessoas na praia , boa luz , parabéns!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
jhm (158892) 2012-07-25 5:14
Your room of your hotel must are very high.
We get a lovely panorama about these area.
Tree, sea and walkers this very completely for a nice image.
Excellent depth and perspective picture.
Splendid picture and very well taken.
You play excellent with light and colors.
Nice composition, perfectly captured.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice Wednesday,
JFS (32459) 2012-07-25 5:20
Great POV, almost minimalist, i love it!
all the best!
sacimar (28327) 2012-07-25 6:36
good image of this beach, I like the point of view, the composition with the tree and the people walking by is interesting, well seen,
Oceania (5202) 2012-07-25 8:12
This is a gorgeous beach view from up, very enjoyable.
holmertz (58250) 2012-07-25 10:14
This is a very nice view and a harmonious composition. The diagonal of the beach is a fine feature and it is well placed, roughly one third from the corner. The two persons on the beach provide a lot of life. The colours are beautiful but I find the photo slightly dark. It would have benefitted from some minor adjustments bringing out more clarity of the colours.
aliabazari (16252) 2012-07-26 22:28
abmdsudi (57176) 2012-07-27 10:07
Okinawa is almost tropical similar to south east asia! not sure except you miss the palm coconut trees perhaps. This photo just reflects the sunny beach scape from high viewpoint as the sunshine brightens up the view and pick out some of the colours of water and sand. Love the use of diagonal in the composition as the shades in the water combine creating a beautiful scene. Those tiny figures and the tree give dimension and perspective to the whole image scale and contrasts well. Beautiful capture, great photo works, Congrats
danos (102490) 2012-07-28 3:55
Ohh what a great sandy beach! I like the diagonal placement in the frame with the tree to dominates the image and the people on the beach to create scale in the image.Great presentation,as capture too.
Didi (60590) 2012-07-28 11:26
Nice dominant point of view on the beach. Good frame quality of the trees.
Carefull with the lights; the sand might give an underexposure.
I have done a WS.
jemaflor (102213) 2012-07-30 13:39
Interesting pov on this beach, good result, I like the lonely tree and these two people, beautiful blue water also ...
GREGG (7888) 2012-08-01 12:04
Good composition, nice view over the beaches of Okinawa,
PecoBud (3824) 2012-08-02 17:05
I was here over 37 years ago, and what impressed me the most was how clean and up-kept the beaches were, along with how friendly the people were.
Very nice high POV showing two people on the beach, giving great depth. I like the natural color saturation here and superb light management. Clarity is perfect, giving us a look at this beach through your Mind's Eye, excellent presentation Mikio!!
TFS..........Your Friend from California........Buddy
batalay (40201) 2012-08-03 23:33
It's a gorgeous vantage point that you've selected, giving an expansive view of the beautiful beach. The individuals strolling along the beach gives a sense of the scale, while we can also see the variegated greens of the water, and the rapid drop in the depth.
sacavem (18620) 2012-08-09 9:01
Wonderful landscape!Great colours and light in this very nice picture. What a refreshing and relaxing holiday in the beach.
ikeharel (77197) 2013-08-10 1:20
Good evening, Japan-time, Mikio,
Beautiful perspective over the tourquise/blue/green sea water, along the white sandy beach.
A diagonal perspective taken from your room-window, a pleasent sight seeing this on a vacation.
Marvelous place, fine photo applied.
Enjoy your weekend,
mcmtanyel (27964) 2013-11-30 21:25
You have not uploaded for a few days, I hope you are doing well. I like this view of the beach from high above, with the three distinct regions: green grass, sand and the ocean.
- Copyright: mikio kato (kato) (11630)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2008-07-24
- Categories: Daily Life, Nature
- Camera: Pentax K10 D, Pentax DA 50-200 f4-5.6 ED
- Exposure: f/16, 1/3000 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
- Date Submitted: 2012-07-25 2:10