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I have not been for a sunrise shoot in ages as I have been concentrating on other images. On Tues (Feb 15) Di and I decided to get up early and head for the beaches.
This is Turimetta Beach on Sydneys Northern Beaches, NSW Australia. It was high tide and the gutters had mostly filled with sand since I was there ages ago.
Never did see the sun and had to protect the lenses from a bit of drizzle.
Still amazes me that you can still get a reasonable image in those conditions.

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This is a single RAW file converted to a three image HDR using Photomatix Pro and CS5

Nikon D700 24-70 f2.8, tripod, no filters
ISO 200 @24mm f22 0.8 sec

I’m a Sydney based photographer. Photographic interests are the outdoors, people, action, HDR and creative works as well as pretty much everything I guess.

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  • Jenny Dean
    Jenny Deanalmost 4 years ago

    excellent shot Ian :)

  • Thanks Jenny :))

    – Ian English

  • Richard  Cubitt
    Richard Cubittalmost 4 years ago

    Great work Ian, fav for me, great effect around those rocks!

  • Thanks mate !!

    – Ian English

  • Karen  Betts
    Karen Bettsalmost 4 years ago

    Oh this is wonderful love the richness of the sand colour and the water pulling back. Give me these days ovr clear blue skies and sun. love the atmosphere and processing.

  • Thank you dear Karen. I agree about the clear blue skies unless it is a rich blue European winter sky…. :))

    – Ian English

  • Peter Stone
    Peter Stonealmost 4 years ago

    Excellent image and processing Ian

  • Thanks very much Peter

    – Ian English

  • carol brandt
    carol brandtalmost 4 years ago

    wow this is a fantastic image ian… plenty of swirl and motion and tons of energy and that lowering sky is to die for – caz

  • Thanks Caz, gotta love a moody sky…

    – Ian English

  • fnqphotography
    fnqphotographyalmost 4 years ago

    beautiful image,very well done

  • Thanks so much !!

    – Ian English

  • Jen Waltmon
    Jen Waltmonalmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful image, Ian :)

  • Thank you so much Jen :))

    – Ian English

  • Anthony Mancuso
    Anthony Mancusoalmost 4 years ago

    excellent work Ian

  • Cheers Anthony

    – Ian English

  • DWBphotography
    DWBphotographyalmost 4 years ago

    Such a beautiful and breath-taking image Ian. So surreal…..

  • Thanks for your wonderful comment David ;))

    – Ian English

  • Bob Culshaw
    Bob Culshawalmost 4 years ago

    Thank you for sharing your artwork with the Photomatix HDR Group!

  • Thanks Bob

    – Ian English

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