Ebony and Ivory in Paradise

Explore July 10, 2011 #30

 

I think this one looks better with a black background... press "L" to see for yourself.

 

Here's another from Wailea, Maui...I know its similar to my recent Lava Flow post (with the same blown out sky), but I really liked the dead coral in the surf with the lava rock. I also think the gold accents (from hotel lighting) on the wet rocks provide a unique glow to the shot.

 

This is an exposure blend of two images:

ISO 200,30 seconds @f/8 for the surf, and ISO 200, 8 seconds @ f/8 for the sky.

 

10mm on 1.6x sensor then cropped slightly in photoshop to lose some of the distracting features.

 

 

Thanks for taking a look!

 

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Taken on June 23, 2011