Crashing Cape Kiwanda [explore 9/22/10]

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Boring afternoon light...decent wave action though. Cape Kiwanda/Pacific City is still, hands down, my favorite bit of coastline.

As a side note, the Pelican Pub and Brewery which is about a half-mile away from these cliffs is quite excellent (as is the clam chowder). However, I discovered that regardless of how truly delicious Grand Cru de Pelican (a very nice Belgian strong dark ale with particularly nice, lingering caramel undertones...the carbonation was quite awesome as well...) is, sufficient quantities made the hike out to these cliffs a bit more interesting than I normally prefer. So, yes, I took this picture while under the influence of alcohol.

17mm
f/22
1/6 sec
ISO-50
Circular Polarizer + Grad ND 0.6

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  1. Ralph Oechsle 47 months ago | reply

    Very dynamic ! great image !!!

  2. trvbaker 43 months ago | reply

    whoosh! An amazing capture of a stunning bit of coast

  3. SPNarwhal 43 months ago | reply

    www.flickr.com/SPNarwhal

    stay on the island, trees!
    stay up there
    youre safe up there!

  4. Giacomo Carena 43 months ago | reply

    wow! what a cool movement! :D wonderful colors! i love it!!

  5. richzki 43 months ago | reply

    Amazing shot!!!

  6. Angelo D'Anna LIGHTS 43 months ago | reply

    the power of nature! beautiful!

  7. Omair Haq 43 months ago | reply

    the island looks like a really big tan fish. especially when I saw the thumbnail

  8. jl serrano 43 months ago | reply

    Magnifica Foto.

    hacia la tormenta

  9. eddiemo106 43 months ago | reply

    Some of the greatest art ever made was under the influence, ask Mozart.

  10. Rick.Scheibner 39 months ago | reply

    Very nice. Next time you're in Oregon, drop me a line and I'll show you some sights out on the east side. If you haven't been on this side of the state before, you haven't seen the half of it. :-)

  11. chaiwalla 39 months ago | reply

    So that is why the foreground is blurred. It's that Belgian beer.

    Great spot and great shot.

  12. belthelem 37 months ago | reply

    Excellent work!

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  13. BlueisCoool 35 months ago | reply

    Very nice work - congrats on being explored !

  14. ryandean 34 months ago | reply

    The colours and movement are just stunning!

  15. ~missjobekah~ 31 months ago | reply

    The most amazing picture I have ever seen in my life. Your work is so inspiring. :)

  16. James Duckworth 11 months ago | reply

    Beautiful image....

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