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Contemplating the ocean

A spontaneous shot of Juliet looking over the Atlantic from the island of Gran Canaria, off the west coast of Africa. We had just arrived there in the middle of a cold winter in England and the sea air was wonderfully warm and fresh.


Composition note: I have deliberately placed her almost at the centre of the frame (against the "rules") to create a feeling of stillness, a suspended moment in time - which was how it felt...


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Taken in December 1996