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South Topsail Island Sunrise

North Carolina


I got up one morning while on vacation and drove down to the undeveloped south end of Topsail Island to see if I could find a spot like this. Thankfully, I found it right as the sun rose. My goal was to use the S curve in the natural dunes to bring the eye to the sun and create depth in the image. I also liked how the sea grasses point the eye over to the sun as well. I used a 3 stop nd-grad to hold back the light up top. Thanks for looking!

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Taken on August 2, 2012