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Posted on Tue 6th Jun, 2006, 10:11pm

ISO: 100, Shutter speed: 10 Mins, Aperture: f/11,
Camera: Canon EOS 20D, Flash: None, Cropping: None,
Lens: Sigma 18-50mm F2.8 EX DC, Focal length: 18mm,
Captured: 3rd June 2006, 2:16am,

I must confess that I did actually move this branch. Originally it was in the shadow so I moved it where there was a bit more light so I could frame the shot how I wanted.

I can't decide whether the footprints spoil the shot or add to it. I keep changing my mind.



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Comments

Jon, Tue 6th Jun, 2006, 10:43pm
Really like this one.

milou, Tue 6th Jun, 2006, 11:15pm
That was the only thing on the beach apart from a selection of loons. Having seen all the crap washed up at Saltburn I would've imagined there would've been a lot more at Whitby. 10 mins is quite some exposure but it's given a great shadow and that marvellous texture to the sand.

spl@t, Wed 7th Jun, 2006, 8:48am
Crikey 10 minutes, I assume you're using a remote shutter release if so which one? I don't think I'm keen on the footprints going through the centre of the branch because it makes the image looked staged. Other than that the lighting and detail are fantastic.

Jamey, Wed 7th Jun, 2006, 8:57am
Yep, I used a remote release unlike poor Russ who had to hold the button down for the whole duration of his exposures. I just bought one of the cheap German Adidt ones off eBay.

Sysagent, Wed 7th Jun, 2006, 9:04am
I am now suffering from shutterreleaseitis... Nice image Jamey but like you are mentioning the footprints may detract from the image a bit.

JD, Wed 7th Jun, 2006, 12:26pm
I think the footprints work rather well ;) I love the colours and the amount of detail in there ;) I've always wanted to try really long exposures, but there isn't anything near me that would look interesting

Jamey, Wed 7th Jun, 2006, 1:23pm
Just go out to a field or something. When you make pitch black look as bright as daylight, even boring scenes become interesting and slightly eerie.

Drew, Sat 17th Jun, 2006, 11:46pm
Sparse, I like it.


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