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X Marks the Spot


X Marks the Spot
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Copyright: Robert Harrison (seneca77) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 265 W: 80 N: 368] (2109)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-03-28
Categories: Nature
Camera: Canon EOS 300D, 18-55mm/f3.5-5.6
Exposure: f/14.0, 1/500 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-04-27 17:46
Viewed: 3311
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
About a month ago my wife and I spent a weekend in Venice, Florida, on the Gulf of Mexico side of the state.

The weather was nice, but it was extremely windy, so we didn't spend too much time on the beach. I didn't want to spend too much time on the beach for fear of the sand pitting my lens, but I was able to get a few shots off.

I liked this one of the father and son playing in the surf a little (the water was a little cold, so I didn't see anyone actually swimming). I also liked the crossing of the jet contrails in the sky, forming a white "x" against the blue sky.

Adjusted levels slightly and sharpened.

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Excellent POV, even without the "X" in the sky this would be a wonderful shot...TFS
-B

Terrific exercise in composition. Beautiful ratio of land/sea to sky, good placement of the pair on the beach. The crossing contrails is a nice detail that completes this image.
Rew

excellent robert u have a good execution, very nice photo and best vies.. well done

TFS

ericks :D

Great composition with X!!!

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