Palmar de Ocoa Beach is located in the south-west part of the Dominican Republic. Less than two hours drive from Santo Domingo. It's mostly a fishing village. Is the only beach in the Dominican Republic were the sand color is very dark.
I got this picture yesterday about noon time and the day was cloudy.
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devimeuxbe (58557) 2005-06-27 1:03
One more nice picture here with a perfect composition. Well done
Gregtom (7169) 2005-06-27 2:06
Very nice shot, Emile! Beautiful, clear colors and good perspective achieved thanks to the foggy atmosphere.
geist_21 (664) 2005-06-27 3:22
It is an interesting photo, the colour of the building in the centre breaks the monotomy of the blue of the sky and sea, making a good final result
huynt (5079) 2005-06-27 8:30
Color and light are perfect. I like this scene. well composition. Thanks for sharing
leonorkuhn (16235) 2005-06-27 8:55
Me gustán los paisajes con eso tono azul. Bonita playa de arena oscura, me parece que es mar tranquilo. Bonito contraste.
weswang (18223) 2005-06-27 10:34
Hi Emile, A beautiful paradise picture. I like the excellent composition, the nice color contrast, sharp and clear image. You have well arranged the layout of this picture to show the blue and green colors of the water and the mountains and the sky. A beautiful shot.
Paul57 (2217) 2005-06-27 11:08
Very nice composition. Cloudy skies aren't always welcome but in this case I think they create an interesting mood. I would just sit under the hut and have a good Presidente or perhaps a shot of Brugal!!
sergecross (3438) 2005-06-27 18:26
Excelente fotografia con buenos colores y un buen tema. El background de las montañas se ve perfecto y el clima totalmente aceptable, buena composicion.
Mas tarde te pongo la carita
Mafo (1339) 2005-06-28 9:12
Beautiful scene Emile!
Nice colors and composition,good sharp and clear photo!
LCannon (2796) 2005-06-28 10:55
Every day of vacation can't be perfect, but these cloudy skies don't seem to effect the beauty of this place much. I love the dark sand and the moody atmosphere you've captured here. Very nice composition, the waves lapping at the shore are lovely, well done.
camilabessa (114) 2005-06-28 18:33
Cool see the dark sand and the blue sea...
singuanti (15250) 2005-06-28 21:26
Hi Emile. Another most beautiful shot from you. You sure got some impressive clarity around the thatched roof on the left. The look you achieved on the right on the beach is also remarkable. Excellent shot Emile!!
snuggleaphagus (4146) 2005-06-29 1:33
The first thing that strikes me is the color of the sand on the beach(it reminds of the ones in my island). Everything feels calm and peaceful in your photo I love the blue colors and the small clouds in the sky.
It's a nice composition and the texture of the sand is very good.
Cricri (121195) 2005-06-30 6:38
bonjour Emile,Jolie couleur et composition,une plage un peu différente de celle que tu nous donnais,j'aime, amitié cricri
eza1701 (3345) 2005-07-01 20:06
Wonderful beach photo Emile, well composed with the building in just the right place to add a colour contrast. It makes me wish I was there.
jpages (1670) 2005-07-02 8:15
Very beautiful light and composition very clear and with a good sharpness. I like a lot the texture of the water arriving to the sand, and the location of this structure over the water is perfect.
Good seascape, very grateful to see with the hot summer that is coming!
Best regards Emile.
Galmeida (12559) 2005-07-02 13:02
A very well done, clear and perfect composition in my natural atmosphere. I personaly like but you did the best in quality and alngle of view approach. This is a very good one and not necessary to say more.
Have a nice weekend in this beautiful and peaceful warm place.
coco (30439) 2005-07-02 13:14
Fantástico paisaje muy bien capturado. Buenos colores y sobretodo buena composición.
Me gusta mucho.
oochappan (16171) 2005-07-02 20:14
This is a nice view well composed, bright and sunny with a fine misty landscape on the background, very well Emile, thanks for showing us.
PixelTerror (0) 2005-07-04 2:45
A nice and clear view despite the cloudy weather, no palm tree in sight but the tropical dimension is brought here by this small hut, the waves adding a quietly dynamic touch.
Have a nice day,
aloyho (6798) 2005-07-05 9:50
The beauty of this shot is that you have patiently waited for the wave to strike the beach inorder to catch those beautiful white foams. Nice composition and a refreshing scenery. Well done!! Best regards.
john_c (24666) 2005-07-07 20:33
Hello Emile. A clear and crisp, well composed shot. The colours are very natural and I like how you have framed the pier and hut. The background and sky effectively merge in a little haze which does nothing to detract from the main scene and in fact appears very natural. Great sharpness in detail. Considering the time of day you shot this, its just excellent. Regards.
maphoto (8082) 2005-07-10 11:57
Beautiful place Emile with nice details, excellent framing and pleasant beach view, well seen.
supereira (9576) 2005-07-16 5:13
Great shot.I like the composition and point of view.Good contrast between the water and the sand.Good textures,light,sharpness and colors.I like the atmosphere.Well done!
ckuhn55 (2670) 2005-07-19 14:08
It's all been said here, but the setting & scenery and no sign of life, make this a postcard...cheers
josecarlos (73) 2005-07-19 15:17
Exelente angulo que has logrado, me gustan mucj¡hisimos lo colores de la foto y el fodo con la montaña a lo lejos
Didi (60588) 2005-07-24 14:29
Un lieu de rêve pour des futures vacances.
La composition est intéressante et les points forts sont parfaitement servis.
A place of dream for future holidays. Hello Emile The composition is interesting and the strong points are been useful perfectly.
apache (1426) 2005-08-02 5:19
Another shot of yours that i would have loved to take myself. A perfect beach getaway. So nice and blue. Excellent framing and superb sharpness and colours. Makes it one of my favourites
PS: I used up all my greens...Will be back
anesugur (18789) 2005-09-03 8:21
Very beautiful beach picture.
Nice colors and sharpness.
pitai (3985) 2005-10-18 20:28
Que playa tan curiosa. La verdad nunca habia visto una arena tan oscura.... casi que parecen piedras....
La foto te salio maravillosa. Una postal. La cabaña llama fuertemente la atención. Me gusta mucho de la luminosidad! Un espectaculo!!!
clic (17407) 2005-10-26 13:14
Quite exotic picture and the composition is perfect.
Thanks for showing.
efigesta (12188) 2005-10-27 5:31
Ola Emile, que linda foto, como sea el paraiso alla, bueno POV y color, abrazo manuel
aralda (1240) 2005-10-29 10:14
I like the light quality in this one so much, with all these muted tones of blue...!
I like the POV and composition too -- the line of huts is a subtle and successful choice; together with gentle waves coming onshore, it makes for a quietly dynamic scene.
The whites add another nice layer -- the foam of the waves, the blurry white of the clouds, the top of the metal structure.
Then the texture and color of the sand...
I looked at this image for quite a long time. It goes into my favorites!
photovolos (931) 2005-11-27 5:29
Hi Emile.Excuse me for not speaking english well.
I d'like to write a critique for this photo.
Is a veery strong and well-balanced frame,collors,
sharpness...The photo capture the eye!Fine bravo!!!
Clairedelune (4923) 2005-12-19 22:12
Since you told me that it was 77F today in your country, I looked for one of your pictures of Dominican Republic! I choose this one because that represent very well, for me, warm weather! The blue color is very pleasant to my eyes. And those huts are quite photogenic subjects! Very good composition and good timing for the wave that is just receding. Very nice one!
rosaline (0) 2006-01-21 16:12
Just had a good look at your galley. As I visit Guyana a lot, I've been all over the Caribbean, but never to Dominican Republic, so this scene sets it for me. I like the composition and the blue colouring. The mood is great and the pattern of the waves marks out a clear line in the composition, to draw the eye in. Great stuff.
lucasdasilva (557) 2006-07-10 9:52
Veri good photo Emile, I like it lots. Good POV.
Bluejeans (64251) 2007-06-08 15:23
Ola Emile bonita foto desta praia , muito bonitas as cores , gostei muito da casa dentro de agua , parabens
Um abraço Gonçalo
zahoor_salmi (1053) 2008-08-29 11:56
Color and light are perfect.Very nice composition.
- Copyright: Emile De Boyrie (Emile) (20352)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2005-06-25
- Categories: Nature, Architecture
- Camera: Nikon D 70
- Exposure: f/11, 1/500 seconds
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2005-06-27 0:46
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