Saturday, June 03, 2006

Sea 2 Sky


This photo was taken from the same road as Tuesday's image, just above the Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal. I actually hadn't intended to post this photo, but people seemed to like the other Sea to Sky photo so I figured you might enjoy this one too.

I was pretty intentional with the framing of this image. I tried another composition that made further use of the rule of thirds, placing the mountain range closer to the bottom of the picture space and leaving more sky above the sun. When I compared the two compositions I preferred this one.

I don't have much else to say about this photo; so instead of reading any more of my mundane thoughts, I recommend you take a minute, click here, and watch this funny music video. Don't forget to leave a comment though!

Canon PowerShot S2 IS, 6mm, f/8.0, 1/1000 sec, ISO 50

20 Comments:

Blogger Laurie said...

This is a lovely shot. The sunburst is wonderful.

1:58 PM, June 03, 2006  
Blogger Brent Vermilyea said...

Very nice silhouette and capture. This is fine work. Cheers, Brent

3:24 PM, June 03, 2006  
Blogger Jill said...

Love the sky and the reflection!

6:21 PM, June 03, 2006  
Blogger Ash said...

Postcard-perfect!

6:52 PM, June 03, 2006  
Blogger Don said...

A smooth picture. I like the almost monochomatic look it has. Very nice!

10:14 PM, June 03, 2006  
Anonymous jlc said...

Hi timmy it's a nice landscape this last.

here a summary translation of the text of Raymond Depardon and his book "wander-errance"

I have the feeling that something will not be any more like before. It is perhaps there the true definition of the errance, of its search, with its loneliness and its fear. It is the desire which I sought, the purity, questioning, to go further, in the center of the things, to make the vacuum of me. I must wash me the head… to meet the center of a new image, neither too human, neither too contemplative, or it's the ego who is aspired by the places when the place is not spectacle, especially not obstacle. I should live this search which is mine… It arrives at one moment, neither good nor bad, it is necessary… To be right, this wander errance is inevitably initiatory… my glance will change… This search becomes the search of ego acceptable.
;)

12:15 AM, June 04, 2006  
Blogger Yanik said...

Hey timmy,

Nah i agree with you, this one would look better than including more of the sky..The silhouette is lovely here...Think you've framed it perfectly..I love the reflection off the water..Lovely

Cheers

12:22 AM, June 04, 2006  
Blogger Azhar said...

Very fitting title indeed :)
Smoooth sea loving that large gelam, nice cotton clouds GREAT GREAT SHOT!

12:50 AM, June 04, 2006  
Blogger Nicola said...

Beautiful! Love the mood in it.

4:25 AM, June 04, 2006  
Blogger Fraser said...

Well framed; good use of thirds; you are becoming quite the PS-er in some of your shots!

4:41 AM, June 04, 2006  
Anonymous Ana said...

good framing. pretty shot

4:48 AM, June 04, 2006  
Blogger Faustina said...

I really like this composition. It's neat because while the lake and mountains are lined up correctly the angle of the clouds in the sky is so interesting. Great photo.

6:17 AM, June 04, 2006  
Blogger Stardog Champion said...

This worked really well Timmy. I've always been a believer that rules should not be set in stone; in fact, it's the ability to creatively break the rules that shows true artistic talent.

This is a wonderful shot. The "V" pattern the trees made really draws the eye to the sunset. Great work!

6:57 AM, June 04, 2006  
Blogger Natalie said...

I prefer to think of the rules as flexible guidelines. I like the layered look of this picture. The way that you have framed it really gives it a sense of depth. The V in the trees parallels the softer v in the mountain.

7:27 AM, June 04, 2006  
Anonymous Still said...

A serene moment...

9:39 AM, June 04, 2006  
Blogger Dave MacIntyre said...

Beautiful shot Tim. Framed perfectly in my rule book.

As for the video...bizarre. I didn't really get it, mind you I didn't take 4 hits of acid beforehand so that might explain it.

Cheers!

2:51 PM, June 04, 2006  
Anonymous Jeff said...

I like the muted tones in this one, Tim, as well as the framing.

9:38 PM, June 04, 2006  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think that it is a great photo. I have wanted the ability to take pictures like that for years. Mind you, I can't even afford the camera.

Unfortunately, I can smell you from here.

Guess who...

10:45 PM, June 04, 2006  
Blogger Jean said...

Quelle belle photo ! Si reposante !
J'aime sa composition bien équilibrée !!!

4:28 AM, June 05, 2006  
Blogger Azhar said...

School is starting so I will not be able to come and comment as often as I would like to, sorry :(

5:58 AM, June 05, 2006  

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