Beaumaris near Melbourne at the bottom end of the Australian mainland.

Camera: Pentax 645
Film: Velvia 50
Focal Length: 35mm
Shutter: 1/3sec
F-Stop: F11

Cokin 0.9 Neutral Grad filter.

Film scanned, and resized in photoshop to 36 megapixels with a bit of editing to emphasise the rock pool in the foreground.


australia, fine art, medium format, melbourne, landscape, pier, rocks, seascape, sunrise, victoria


  • David  Hibberd
    David Hibberdalmost 4 years ago

    Awesome colours and foreground light David. Very well captured.

  • Thanks Davo, I’ve been sitting on this one for a while trying to get it just right.

    – David Firth

  • Robyn Maynard
    Robyn Maynardalmost 4 years ago


  • Thankyou Robyn.

    – David Firth

  • Slideshooter
    Slideshooteralmost 4 years ago

    Not much wrong with this David! I’m still in love with Velvia…

  • Velvia definitely gives a great starting image to work with. The tonality is fantastic and if an image is not already what you want it takes well to processing in photoshop.

    – David Firth

  • Elaine Short
    Elaine Shortalmost 4 years ago

    A beautiful capture!

  • Thankyou kindly :)

    – David Firth

  • dmaxwell
    dmaxwellalmost 4 years ago

    nice work,beautiful colour

  • Thanks.

    – David Firth

  • Lori Deiter
    Lori Deiteralmost 4 years ago

    Absolutely stunning capture!!! The colors and time of day are perfect!

  • Sunset is fantastic aint it :)

    – David Firth

  • spiritoflife
    spiritoflifealmost 4 years ago

    Wow love the colours

  • I appreciate your comment, thankyou.

    – David Firth

  • DryFlyPhoto
    DryFlyPhotoover 3 years ago

    WOW – I agree with Lori Stunning Capture!

  • Thanks :)

    – David Firth

  • Jens Helmstedt
    Jens Helmstedtover 3 years ago

    Wonderful photo David!

  • reflector
    reflectorover 3 years ago

    Great composition and a vivid capture !

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