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Big Stopping at Bronte…

by on Sep.06, 2013, under Life, Photography

After sunrise at Bronte beach we had quite a bit of cloud coming in leading to fairly overcast skies – it was time to switch to BigStopper (10 Stop ND) mode and try some long exposures.

Note: These images (especially the wider shots) look much better when larger – so click any of the images below to see larger versions in an inline overlay slideshow gallery viewer.

I was really interested in these fantastic green boulders on the sand near the waters edge all along the beach which I hadn’t noticed (were green) earlier in the darkness.

Stones in the Mist

Stones in the Mist

NIKON D7000 + 18.0-200.0 mm f/3.5-5.6 @ 18 mm, 123 sec at f/11, ISO 100

A very long (244 second) bigstopper exposure (helps remove the people from the beach and turns the water and sky to a soft blue misty blur). Thanks to Tami for keeping me company on this – good conversation is an excellent thing when you’re spending half an hour taking a small sequence of multi minute exposures tuning the composition and exposure to get it right 🙂 – this was the very last frame of the morning

Green Eggs and …

Green Eggs and ...

NIKON D7000 + 18.0-200.0 mm f/3.5-5.6 @ 20 mm, 244.00 sec at f/11, ISO 100

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