One more view from Surfers Paradise with quickly darkening sunset colours. The highest building is Q1 tower, where I shot On the Beach.
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Noel_Byrne (16171) 2014-02-05 10:42
The cityscape and sunset colors alone make a beautiful capture, but the reflection on the wet sand and that you caught the kid in mid air is exceptionally brilliant. Beautiful golden brown tones, beautiful architecture and excellent silhouettes bringing life to the scene. I love this, thanks for sharing.
All the best
jemaflor (76568) 2014-02-05 11:03
So lovely light capture and tones for your view, interesting reflection on the sand and good timing with this jump, tfs.
BennyV (13354) 2014-02-05 11:03
A fine beachside series, Kari. This is one of my favourites. Just enough light, very atmospheric. And the jumping kid is a winner!
claudeD (28235) 2014-02-05 11:06
wonderful golden hour shot from Australia with a perfect composition, colors and contrasts.Very good contribution to TE. TFS.
With regards from Luxembourg
rbassin (14435) 2014-02-05 11:18
une photo très intéressante de cette scène de plage. la lumière du soir, les reflets sur le sable humide sont bien gérés.
Une superbe photo avec de bons effets.
mesutilgim (75524) 2014-02-05 11:19
What an amazing capture ! Very good ligth management and compo.
But my favorite element here is the kid jumping over his shadow !
TFS and best regards
photoray (7920) 2014-02-05 11:36
Fine Gold Coast sunset view with the deep orange glow in the clouds and beach, twinkling modern lights, and a bonus - capturing the boy in mid air.
PS: I am a big fan of cropping, especially if it is boring sky. With my schooner posting, I even thought about cropping out the American flag to avoid thoughts of our military.
wolf38 (29666) 2014-02-05 12:03
Hi Kari. My compliments to this fascinating photo. Composition, light, color, movement, action, technical quality - all the best.
Best rgds, Wolfgang
timecapturer (40234) 2014-02-06 4:40
like this! A perfectly captured moment that is both fascinating and full of atmosphere. The light and contrasting elements here just seem like the perfect mix and are so attractively put together. I applaud your technique and observation here in this original and beautiful image.
adidas5nb (3945) 2014-02-06 21:10
very nice timing.just love the skyline here against the orange sky.like the light sources too.
marina7 (7785) 2014-02-09 6:32
lovely sunset photo filled with action and very alive. Love the lights and colors. Reminds me of Jumeirah beach in Dubai somehow, just a bit more down-to-earth.
Thanks and all the best!
COSTANTINO (46454) 2014-02-11 11:50
one more spectacular view with the black
dominating the greatest part of this shot
macjake (48333) 2014-02-11 16:00
another sweet looking shot with all that atmosphere and moody colors/tones.
love that pinkish rosy color in the sky, works well with the high rises dominating the view.
good set of shots from this beach.
serp2000 (35068) 2014-02-15 6:00
Great! What can I say, Kari? This is just one of my favorite photos! The composition and the exposure are superb! Thanks for this masterpiece!
Have a nice weekend!
InasiaJones (30736) 2014-02-23 12:40
The silhouetted characters and the colour of the sky provides a very special mood, as well as the wet sand catching the reflection.
I have to admit that I probably wouldn't had the idea to shoot along the beach under these light conditions, but the result is excellent, with an unusual mood and a scene that stands out from the ordinary beach photos.
No matter where you go, there's always a McDonald's sign that impose itself in the background... :-p))
I'm lovin' it!
Ninello52 (7237) 2014-02-24 14:36
Congratulations! Light truly amazing! Beautiful skyscrapers in backlight! Cool the child as he jumps!
Best Regards, Nino.
jmdias (49653) 2014-03-03 15:18
very nice flagrant with the boy flying. I liked the hues of the end of the day and its light with these big buildings and people enjoying the moment. a beautiful compo. TFS.
- Copyright: Kari Tanskanen (ktanska) (23144)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2014-01-06
- Categories: Decisive Moment
- Camera: Canon 7D, Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/60 seconds
- Map: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): My own favourites [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2014-02-05 10:30
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