Just near the Montagu campground is a field of boulders that the tide can’t quite cover. As the waters recede more of these uncover until they are high and dry. This shot taken just after sunrise this morning. I was there a little late but still caught part of the “magic hour”.
Montagu, NW Tasmania

Nikon D40
Sigma 10-20mm lens @ 10mm
5 seconds
Hoya 3 stop graduated ND

featured in Skyscapes group 26th March 2009


clouds, rocks, sunrise, reflection, tasmania, seascape, montagu


  • Eunice Atkins
    Eunice Atkinsover 5 years ago

    a gr8 shot Garth. oh so calm

  • Thank you Temma

    – Garth Smith

  • Neil
    Neilover 5 years ago

    Beautiful Garth. Colours, flat water and reflection enhanced by perfect shutter speed, wonderful DOF, great composition, great use of the grad.

  • Thank you Neil. Much appreciated.

    – Garth Smith

  • Jenny Dean
    Jenny Deanover 5 years ago

    just lovely Garth.

  • Thank you Jenny

    – Garth Smith

  • Raquel O'Neill
    Raquel O'Neillover 5 years ago

    Oh wow, this is fantastic, the water is so still and the reflections just beautfiul

  • Thanks Raquel.

    – Garth Smith

  • Vicki Ferrari
    Vicki Ferrariover 5 years ago

    Magic is right Garth! Gorgeous photography! Heaven!

  • Thank you Vicki

    – Garth Smith

  • Paul Gana
    Paul Ganaover 5 years ago

    awesome shot, great colors

  • Thanks Paul.

    – Garth Smith

  • David Murphy
    David Murphyover 5 years ago

    Montagu madness again, Garth………
    One of your better ones, here, mate……..
    sky was too nice for thirds, eh?

  • I took allsorts, thirds as well, but I really liked the rock and the light in this one.I may post some of the others, just havent got round tuit yet. I made a mistake and stuffed up half my shots that I didnt see til i got home which annoyed me. Lens smear Arrrrgggghhhh!!!

    – Garth Smith

  • 2xfocus
    2xfocusover 5 years ago

    Lovely and serene, great light and colours.

  • Thank you Leanne

    – Garth Smith

  • Melanie Roberts
    Melanie Robertsover 5 years ago

    Magnificent Garth.

  • Thank you Melanie.

    – Garth Smith

  • phillip wise
    phillip wiseover 5 years ago

    nice reflections and the sky looks great garth ..well done

  • Thanks Phil, glad you like it.

    – Garth Smith

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