This was a bulb exposure done on a tripod. The colours are a result of the pre-dawn sky and a dim tungsten light on the nearby boathouse which hit only the dock.
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PP: A curves layer to bring out the clouds in the sky and some noise reduction.
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clyman80 (45) 2007-12-17 5:37
wow. i like te blue color. Good shot. TFS
siislam (290) 2007-12-17 5:39
very nice looks very calm, like the blue colour co-ordination
pcp (3396) 2007-12-17 5:45
Beautiful picture with Blue and looks bit dramatic but increases of blue tone too much.
denisn72 (8300) 2007-12-17 5:46
Excellent point of view and well saturated colours. contrasts are very good. I like the atmosphere. Cheer!
johnfreeman (2274) 2007-12-17 6:28
That's a stunning effect. It makes the dock look like a slab of gold standing out against the deep blue of the water.
It's also an unusual but effective composition: my initial thought was that there was perhaps a little too much blue sky, but looking at it longer I think it works that way.
baba_flies (8829) 2007-12-17 7:47
Interesting "bulb" work, Josh. I love the yellow light on the wood giving a warm contrast to the dark blue. Nice way how you lead us out to the dark night by adding the piece of boat landing. Excellent. I really like it. Barbara.
hay_kes (31332) 2007-12-17 16:17
What a superb picture.Excellent colours, perspective and reflection.TFS.
Dyerco (10185) 2007-12-17 20:52
Great blue colour in this dawn shot. You captured the tungsten light on the dock very well.
mvdisco (17794) 2007-12-18 21:24
Lovely composition and great colors and sharpness picture,lovely blue colors tones and perpective very well done.
feather (51130) 2007-12-23 7:19
Lovely image where the use of the deck in the foreground works well to lead the eye into the scene. Did you use tungsten white balance which would account for the strong blue?
- Copyright: Josh Crozier (humanist) (695)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2007-11-03
- Categories: Nature, Architecture, Decisive Moment
- Camera: Canon 400D Digital Rebel XTi, Canon Zoom Lens EF-S 18-55mm 1:3,5-5,6
- Exposure: f/4.5
- Details: Tripod: Yes
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2007-12-17 5:31