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#186220 - 07/31/05 07:03 PM Heceta Head Sunset
Ned F Offline
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The marine layer didn't cooperate well for a spectaclular sunset, but I thought this one of Heceta Head turned out the best. Unfortunately, I wasn't able to get any of the other lights as I hoped.


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#186221 - 07/31/05 07:44 PM Re: Heceta Head Sunset
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Another great picture Ned. Love those West Coast lighthouse sunsets.

Bert smile
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#186222 - 07/31/05 08:32 PM Re: Heceta Head Sunset
Dave H Online
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Really caught the "gleam" in Heceta's beam..... Were you using a special effects filter of some type to enhance the sparkle or is that all natural?

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#186223 - 07/31/05 08:55 PM Re: Heceta Head Sunset
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WOW! What a beautiful photo, Ned.
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#186224 - 07/31/05 10:44 PM Re: Heceta Head Sunset
Ned F Offline
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Quote:
Originally posted by Dave H:
Really caught the "gleam" in Heceta's beam..... Were you using a special effects filter of some type to enhance the sparkle or is that all natural?
Thank you. Actually, I finally paid attention to what I was doing for once, and shot with a small aperture. I believe the 70-200L Canon has an eight blade aperture, resulting in the looks of the star effect here.. This afternoon I printed this out fairly large and I'm pretty glad to get what appears to be this one "keeper" for the day...

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#186225 - 07/31/05 11:15 PM Re: Heceta Head Sunset
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Wooooo. Nice.
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#186226 - 08/01/05 09:52 AM Re: Heceta Head Sunset
Jenifer Selwa Offline
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Oh Ned, thanks for bringing back memories of my trip there in April. I didn't get quite as much color, but can't complain. What a great shot and an incredible spot!!


Seastacks in front of Heceta Head, about 40 minutes after sunset, April 2005.

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#186227 - 08/01/05 10:36 AM Re: Heceta Head Sunset
Ned F Offline
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Nice one, Jennifer.. we were tempted to try to get a shot like this one, but I was glad we went to the viewpoint instead. This is really nice!

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#186228 - 08/01/05 11:59 AM Re: Heceta Head Sunset
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Ned - another beautiful photo! Hope you are marketing these images and making some money.

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#186229 - 08/01/05 04:39 PM Re: Heceta Head Sunset
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Originally posted by JChidester:
Ned - another beautiful photo! Hope you are marketing these images and making some money.

John
I'm trying as hard as I can, alright! laugh

By the way, here is the only other good shot I got - this was a few seconds before or after the last - I was going for an illuminated fresnel instead of the straight-on flash.


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#186230 - 08/01/05 04:54 PM Re: Heceta Head Sunset
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The sunlight on the side of the entry makes it look like they left the lights on. Very Cool!
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#186231 - 08/01/05 08:18 PM Re: Heceta Head Sunset
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Heceta Head Light is one I really would love to go see. What a wonderful picture, thanks. smile
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#186232 - 08/01/05 10:35 PM Re: Heceta Head Sunset
Tammy Wolfe Offline
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Very nice! What a beautiful place...

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#186233 - 08/01/05 10:56 PM Re: Heceta Head Sunset
Bud Schrader Offline
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Ned, a true keeper. Great shot!
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#186234 - 08/01/05 10:57 PM Re: Heceta Head Sunset
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Amazing photos! All your photos make me want to jump on an aeroplane and go to the West coast, except I don't like to fly and it would cost way too much...

Never hurts to dream, though.... smile
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#186235 - 08/01/05 11:45 PM Re: Heceta Head Sunset
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Loc: St. Petersburg, Fl., USA
Beautiful shots Ned! Almost feel like I'm there!
It's such a beautiful spot.
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