Omaha Beach is around 50 kilometres north of Auckland city, near the town of Warkworth. A feature of this beach, popular with some of the more affluent of Auckland who have holiday homes here, are the coloured shells which wash up on the beach, especially after a period of easterly wings. The island on the horizon is Little Barrier, New Zealand's first fully protected wildlife sanctuary, dating from the 1880s. A special permit is required to visit.
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Hellas (6945) 2012-08-01 1:00
Very good quality!
The light management, the perspective and framing are also flawless!
macjake (67126) 2012-11-14 19:07
So did you use a flash to enlighten the lower fg? looks like it, and it was worth it.
I like how the lighting hits the bubbles too.
I know the beach looks cool with all the colored shells, but it also makes it more difficult to walk on the beach! ouch!!!
a very different beach shot...i like it.
thanks for this one
Lydia Ao (15) 2013-04-24 7:02
Beautiful Picture! Makes me wanna travel there :)
- Copyright: Neil Rawlins (Antipodean) (1658)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2008-09-14
- Categories: Nature
- Exposure: f/16, 1/100 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Seashells [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2012-07-31 23:42
- Favorites: 1 [view]