Along the Oregon coast there are long stretches of sand dunes, wide beaches, rainforest and basalt headlands. Typical are the rocky outcrops and sea mists. Our trip with Photoventures to the Pacific Northwest(www.photoventures.net) included much of the beautiful coast.
Bandon is a delightful place with photographers gathering on the beaches late afternoon and evening to catch the beautiful light and sunset. Bandon is a quiet town where the major industry includes making cheese and cranberry products. The old town has some delightful looking cafes, art galleries and craft shops.
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tyro (26142) 2014-07-13 17:22
Oh, yes, I entirely approve: the sign of a truly keen photographer - one whose first priority, on return from an adventurous holiday, is to download their photographs and edit them - long before having dreary thoughts of unpacking their kit or washing their holiday clothes!
And what better way to remind yourself of some wonderful times than with this stunning photograph?
The low evening light has given you some beautiful contrasts, especially of the pure white spume on the dark blue sea, and has also lit the taller rock faces beautifully. The colours are divine and the juxtaposition of blues and browns is delightful. And I love the little groups of tiny people so far below you enjoying their walks on the beach.
A very well balanced and pleasing composition with glorious light and colours, perfect exposure and exquisite details and sharpness.
rychem (40681) 2014-07-13 20:33
Picturesque seascape, the rocks create a 3D effect against the water surface, fantastic shapes of waves and attractive color combination
jadesgran (5431) 2014-07-13 21:15
I love this picture with the waves softly lapping the beach.Looks like a great place to visit.A great pic to start the week.
emka (104216) 2014-07-13 22:54
Fantastic oceanscape. I would instantly took of my sandals to walk a bit on this wet sand. I suppose that water is too cold to swim. Beautiful long flat waves, nice rocks, the feeling of huge space. delightful picture. Must have been fantastic excursion with other photographer.
Although these rocks are smaller, the place reminds me somehow Twelve Apostles in Australia.
WArm regrads Malgo
Kamilutka (8107) 2014-07-14 1:29
wonderful place and so masterly presented in your picture. The higher POV allowed really nice perspective over the beach and the rocks scattered about add plenty of interest to this scene. The whole composition is nicely framed and some tranquility thanks to the well handled light and beautiful colors.
Thanks for sharing
rbassin (24141) 2014-07-14 1:53
Une magnifique vue sur ce bord de mer; bel effet des vagues et des roches combiné avec la lumière.
Royaldevon (41819) 2014-07-14 2:48
If ever I wanted to be calmed, I could do no worse than look at this photograph. I can almost hear the soothing sound of the tide and the call of the birds, whilst the hazy horizon reinforces the mood.
It is delightfully composed on a diagonal, whilst maintaining a perfect horizon.
The inclusion of the people immediately gives us the scale.
Have a lovely day,
I'm sure you have lots more memorable photographs to share.
chawax (20760) 2014-07-14 3:50
Very beautiful landscape ! I love the waves and the many rocks in the water. The people on the beach add scale to the scenery.
asajernigan (21427) 2014-07-14 3:54
Fantastic landscape shot here with the inclusion of the rock formations in the sea. The lines created by the sand and waves lead the eye through the nicely. The late afternoon lighting provides fine hues and tones throughout the scene.
snunney (104729) 2014-07-14 4:04
A glorious seascape this, full of atmosphere and beautifully lit. The sort of image you can view for hours and still not be bored.
holmertz (57389) 2014-07-14 5:13
The sea looks fairly quiet, but considering how small the few persons on the beach look, maybe the surf is actually a lot stronger than it seems. The water is probably too cold for swimming anyway, so this beach and its surroundings are best used for walks and taking photographs. I could think of worse things. This soft evenng light falling on the wet sand and the white waves is really beautiful. The distant haze contributes to the pleasant atmosphere of this well proportioned and superbky exposed composition..
dta (81084) 2014-07-14 8:10
Hello Ann ,
A splendid seascape . I like especially the effect of the sinuous waves on the sand . The rocks are perfectly placed in the composition .
saxo042 (37966) 2014-07-14 9:19
A very attractive colour combination of blue and beige and a very beautiful composition with the white surf covering the water with soft lines. Even the line of white birds is well placed. A very interesting landscape with these irregular rocks.
macjake (71059) 2014-07-14 10:45
Oh i've been here a couple of times :)
its quite a lovely place isn't it.
its beautiful in early morning and late evening too.
love the waves you captured coming up to shore, and the landmarks in the Ocean along the way create such effective focal points.
lovely shot Ann
cornejo (45432) 2014-07-14 12:26
Hi Ann, here again after a brief holiday. Excellent photograph of this beautiful seascape, very well composed and captured this beautiful image with good sharpness, depth, pretty light, color and quality. Very nice and interesting job perfectly done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good night and happy week.
All the best from southern Spain.
carlo62 (53282) 2014-07-14 15:01
una distesa immensa, incredibile, le due persone che passeggiano ci danno il senso esatto di questa profondità.
Una foto molto bella, con il movimento continuo delle onde che creano dinamismo e variazione di colore.
Giustiniani (3632) 2014-07-15 0:57
quelle belle présentation de cette superbe plage. L'harmonie des teintes douces est magnifique et la lumière donne un très beau relief à la photo. Une très belle capture.
timecapturer (49288) 2014-07-15 4:51
iconic Oregon seascape shot this. It looks so open and empty, apart from the seagulls and a few little humans. I can taste the salt in the air and hear the sound of the waves. Idyllic imagery!
Regards - B.
bukitgolfb301 (44279) 2014-07-15 12:21
Hi dear Ann, how are you recently?
Grealy and so wonderful sea landscape at all.
So wonderful composed framework via tight framework.
Many clasters of waves makes so wonderful image.
What a marvelous and splendidily color touch - light catching at all!
All the best and have a good day! Takero from hot Tokyo
Fis2 (103954) 2014-07-16 7:48
Good frame and colors.
I like water effect.
Cricri (123740) 2014-07-16 22:05
C'est splendide, j'aime les rochers qui donne un côté sauvage, les vagues qui caresse le sable, le POV est très haut a voir les personnes et les oiseaux si minuscules, j'aime aussi la lumière et les couleurs, très belle présentation
photoray (13981) 2014-07-17 7:02
Fine subdued lighting view of the Bandon sea stacks, wave action, and beach. Glad you made it to the Pacific Northwest, especially since it is a long way from the Homeland to the opposite side of the Colonies.
Many Californians vacation in Oregon because it is so beautiful and less crowded than our metropolitan cities. And many end up moving here.
I enjoy camping at one of their many coastal campgrounds.
Thanks for sharing,
Kielia (24077) 2014-07-19 6:49
A lovely seascape; attractive in the simplicity of line and color. Nicely managed light too. The perspective is also excellent. My compliments!
eldancer1 (36343) 2014-07-19 6:54
I used to go to the Oregon beach a lot when I live in Portland. It's a scene that I never get tired of. Awesome capture of this beach scene, so beautiful and peaceful. I'm glad you included the people for scale. Good details. Very well done, tfs.
delpeoples (59434) 2014-07-25 9:26
The more I see of the Oregon coast, the more enchanted I become. Sea stacks make such marvellous subjects and these one are so exquisite. Stunning depth of field, Rule of Thirds composition, expert handling of the light and sea haze. A wonderful photo altogether.
SWEETFREEDOM (24621) 2014-07-26 0:07
beautiful coast, i like the ocks emergin from the sea and the long wawes.
Silvio1953 (150289) 2014-07-26 7:41
Ciao Ann, fascinating seascape, great view of lovely beach, excellent clarity, wonderful colors and splendid light, very well done, my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio
npecanhuk (76927) 2014-07-27 11:13
Wonderful coastline details, with special regards to all those breaking waves! The birds, the couple and the rocky formations are all great looking elements as well!
Very beautiful and attractive picture!
Sharpness, exposure, colors, horizontal format, black & white borders, chosen pov and composition are all excellent!
TFS - congrats,
swapankumarroy (2849) 2014-07-29 8:17
You captured this landscape nicely. Extra-ordinary clarity and composition specially nearer to beach. Well balanced photograph. Time to time I visit your album.
have a nice day and thanks for sharing.
with best wishes
phildar77360 (328) 2014-09-08 2:42
Quelle superbe vue.
J aime beaucoup cette composition et la lumiere est vraiment belle.