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The Snake & the Zebra | by Weeman76
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The Snake & the Zebra

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A few weeks back I took a walk on a very wet day along the coast down in Dorset. It was a very dull and wet day, but the whiteness of the crashing surf caught my eye as it snaked under a fantasic cliff, full of textures and detail until it disappeared out of sight in the rain/mist. It was these two basic elements that caught my eye, as a lover of both the sea and the rocks, and it was these key features I wanted to portray in this image.


Again taken whilst it was pouring with rain. In these conditions I ditch the Lee filters and switch back to my trusty B&W ND110 and put the lens hood back on the lens; this protects the lens a bit from droplets spoiling the exposure. A little tip, maybe obvious, but I hope that it helps someone out there.


Tech Specs


Camera: Nikon D800E

Lens: Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED at 32mm

ISO 100

Exposure: 61 Sec

Aperture: F11

Filter: B+W ND110


Edited with:

Apple Aperture 3

Adobe Photoshop CS5.1 with Silver EFEX Pro 2 plugin


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Taken on July 12, 2012