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Garie Simplified…

by on Mar.23, 2014, under Life, Photography

As we were heading back along the coast towards Garie beach and the carpark I spied this rock in the sand out at the waters edge with the waves swishing back and forth past it and two smaller rocks behind which just peeked above the water every now and then as the waves receded.

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’d for some time wanted to shoot a super simplified seascape scene and this looked reasonably close to what I had envisioned in my mind. So it was out with my gear again and setup for the shot. ISO 50 and 247 seconds later with the lens at a slight telephoto setting to limit the scene and stacked with the Lee 0.6 grad and a Lee BigStopper we have

Garie Simplified

Garie Simplified

NIKON D600 + 24.0-70.0 mm f/2.8 @ 60 mm, 247.00 sec at f/11, ISO 50

This one is nearly straight out of camera with only some minor adjustments in post – I didn’t want to mess with the very low contrast feel and the very simple subtle look

I also did a sort of fine art monochrome rendition – I’d be interested to see which you might prefer (I have my own thoughts)

NIKON D600 + 24.0-70.0 mm f/2.8 @ 60 mm, 247.00 sec at f/11, ISO 50

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