I spent the first week of 2012 on this beach in Queensland. Rainbow Beach is a rather sleepy and relaxed township about a three hour drive north of Brisbane, and just south of the more famed Fraser Island. The beach is named after the colours and patterns in the tall dunes in the distance occurring from different ores and minerals. The beach is used as a road; four wheel drive vehicles can access parts of it and travel to Double Island point in the far distance. I also got an aerial view of this incredible place a few days later when I went skydiving. I highly recommend a visit here.
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siudzi (33565) 2012-06-16 1:57
Wow! What a stunning shot of this incredibly beautiful landscape! Love it! Perfectly seen and executed image with great clarity, sharpness and saturation. Very well done.
Have a nice WE!
Guenther (10915) 2012-06-16 2:04
I like the wideness and the emptiness of this landscape, the sky with the little clouds is quite appealing... a very pleasent shot!
Have a nice weekend
altay1364 (0) 2012-06-16 2:16
Cok guzel ve mevsime tam uygun bir kare,harika renkler ve derinlik, cok iyi, ayrica netlik de guzel.tebrikler
coolravi19 (549) 2012-06-16 2:28
Photo is superb and spectacular. The way you have captured the beach is very nice.....with waves touching the shore & cool blue sky making more than 60% of this Image..great POV
Perfect color balance & light mgmt
With good luck
maria-v1981 (10814) 2012-06-16 6:15
It is a stunning place for colours and relax. You have captured with wonderful clarity,saturation and composition.
Have a nice evening,
ifege (10225) 2012-06-16 17:13
Hi Matthew - wellcaptured, especially without the hords of AWD that haunt the beach. Good composition with the clouds stopping there being too much sky.
prasun984 (5590) 2012-06-16 22:02
an impressive scenery with amazing texture sky,
very well seen and captured,
thanks for sharing,
macondo (18623) 2012-06-16 23:41
Good to see you around again!
You've made a very striking photo of this fairly flat beach scene, with good use of wide angle lens and setting the horizon very low to bring the fluffy clouds right overhead. The highlights are well controlled and the sky and clouds benefit from the CPL treatment. The scene looks so inviting from the perspective of a bleak, wintry Melbourne Sunday. Not sure about the frame with its layer of white above the sky.
Regards and hope to see your shots of Europe soon.
karacabeylis (1465) 2012-06-17 4:38
mvdisco (17770) 2012-06-17 19:36
Hi Matthew ,
Beautiful beach and place,
Excellent POV. and DoF. well taken in this nice seascape,
nice tone of color and light,
That very pretty picture.
lovely sky and perpective ..
great shot Matt,
lilito (3470) 2012-06-21 0:48
Un paysage comme ça, c'est-ce qu'il me faudrait en ce moment!!!!!
Belle et inspiratrice image!
- Copyright: Matthew Watt (Matthew-Watt) (5956)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-01-03
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: CANON EOS 550D, Canon EF-S 18-55 f/3.5-5.6 IS, Hoya 58mm Circular Polarizer
- Exposure: f/10.0, 1/125 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-06-16 1:48