Took this on a three day sea kayak trip I did around Wilsons Promontory’s north end in January. On the last night we stayed at the beautiful Tin Mine Cove and witnessed a gorgeous sunset followed by this lovely post sunset glow. At the time I was so busy taking the photo I didn’t actually realize that I was taking a shot of two boats moored side by side and only clicked the next morning after talking to the yachty of the second boat (they had dinner together then moored apart for the night). The island in the background is called Doughboy Island.

Camera: Canon EOS 5D mkII
Lens: EF 24-70mm f/2.8 USM @ 64mm
Filter: UV
ISO: 100
Shutter Speed: 13sec
Aperture: f/16
WB: Auto
Exposure Compensation: plus 2/3rds
When: 9:04pm on 25/1/09

This shot along with 107 others is available in my book The Prom – Wilsons Promontory National Park, Victoria, Australia

For more shots from this area check out my Wilsons Promontory gallery.

$30 a month of photography related profits go to the Wilderness Society

Australia’s rugged landscape is an important part of my life and over many years I have explored some of the more remote parts of it on foot, ski, kayak and rope. I usually travel alone so I can take my time capturing the essence of these places without distraction. Life slows down and after a while I feel like I begin to merge with the land, nature takes me into her confidence and changes me. I hope you enjoy the fruit of these excursions.

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Comments

  • amko
    amkoover 5 years ago

    This is sooooo beautiful Travis. Sounds like a great trip to do (if you’ve got the arm muscles) :)

  • If the tide and winds are in your favor its not too hard but on the other hand if your fighting these elements it would come in as one of the most strenuous things I’ve ever done. The rewards are truly sublime however, ta.

    – Travis Easton

  • Robert Elliott
    Robert Elliottover 5 years ago

    beautiful image Travis, so peaceful !!!

  • Blackgull
    Blackgullover 5 years ago

    Beautiful image Travis. Would look great on canvas.

  • Rosemaree
    Rosemareeover 5 years ago

    This is so gorgeous Travis… Well done

  • Ian Stevenson
    Ian Stevensonover 5 years ago

    nice photo

  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...over 5 years ago

    outstanding capture

  • John  Kowalski
    John Kowalskiover 5 years ago

    This is so easy on the eye Travis, peaceful soft tones and a fine composition! stunning!!

  • BigD
    BigDover 5 years ago

    I like the fact the sail boat is in the image too. Well done, Travis.

  • AnnieD
    AnnieDover 5 years ago

    Magnificent image! Wonderful tones and composition..

  • Luka Skracic
    Luka Skracicover 5 years ago

    Title says it all, this is one peaceful shot mate.

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