Shot from Moturiki Island towards Mount Mauao (Mount Maunganui) as the last of the sun clips a norfolk pine on Main Beach. The green in the water is the shear volume of sea lettuce moving in the water.
This is a 10 image stitch in CS3. Just had this produced on canvas at 1400mm wide for my new gallery space in Tauranga and its sensational.
Shot on a Nikon D700 with nikkor 17-35mm lens.
Cokin Z-Pro, warming filter, ND8 and ND4, tripod, rockbags, Processed in Photomatix and photoshop.