A Day At The Beach by Damienne Bingham


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Canon EOS 400D
Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
f/32, 1/500s, ISO 1600
RAW. BW conversion in PS CS5

Essaouira, Morocco.
July 2007.

This is a reworked version of my earlier image. I wasn’t able to update it, so I’ve uploaded it as a new submission

A lovely little beach town, in the middle of summer, this place was like an oasis. We left Marrakesh which was getting up to 40 degrees Celsius each day and I remember being on the bus for about 3 hours and then ten minutes outside of Essaouira the temperature dropped about 10 degrees. It was such an amazing relief.

Even still, it was very hot and I can’t imagine going to the beach dressed like this. It’s a far cry from Australian beaches I have to say!

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I am a freelance photographer originally from Brisbane, Australia, and currently living in Cape Town, South Africa.

I enjoy many forms of photography – with a particular interest in travel and nature photography. This diversity can be seen in the range of genres and styles in my portfolio

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  • Meladana
    Meladanaover 3 years ago

    Great image! The lighting is superb! :)

  • Thank you very much!

    – Damienne Bingham

  • Joseph  Tillman
    Joseph Tillmanover 3 years ago

    Powerful and sensitive. A fav

  • Thanks Joe.

    – Damienne Bingham

  • rodeorose
    rodeoroseover 3 years ago

    Dramatic shot Damienne. Love the contrast.

  • Thank you Rose!

    – Damienne Bingham

  • heatherfriedman
    heatherfriedmanover 3 years ago

    Marvelous shot in B&W!! Captivating!!

  • Thanks so much Heather, I’m glad you like it!

    – Damienne Bingham

  • Roxy66
    Roxy66over 3 years ago

    thank goodness she is wearing white! great capture,love the incognito!

  • So true! Thank you for the compliment!

    – Damienne Bingham

  • KatieP
    KatiePover 3 years ago

    Striking! FAN-TASTIC! :-)

  • Thanks Katie, glad you like it!

    – Damienne Bingham

  • CanyonWind
  • Thank you!

    – Damienne Bingham

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesover 3 years ago

  • jamesmhe
    jamesmheover 3 years ago

    WOW! this is superb…

  • Thank you James! I’m glad you enjoyed it!

    – Damienne Bingham

  • Lyndy
    Lyndyover 3 years ago

    Totally taking the imagination! Congratulations

  • Wow thank you very much! That’s lovely!

    – Damienne Bingham

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