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Looking Out to Long Island Sound

Posted by
Monterey John (Hollister, CA, United States) on 30 August 2010 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

This is a view over the wetlands in Greenwich, CT toward Long Island Sound.

It was a dreary and drab day, so what better excuse for an HDR?

Canon EOS 40D 1/125 second F/8.0 ISO 100 50 mm

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Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Great capture John, I really like the details of the grass on the foreground and the great colors. Maybe it would have been even better if the horizon had been straighten ? Just my opinion of course, but it still is a very beautiful photo. Have a nice day :)

30 Aug 2010 6:36am

@Tamara: Another Ladybug! Thanks Tamara, I fixed it. (It wasn't off by THAT much :)

STEED from Somewhere, France

Nice at wake up...........Superb !!!

30 Aug 2010 6:59am

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Much better :))) Sometimes I don't even see it in my photos... It was not much, you're right. It really depends on the photo, sometimes I see it at once, sometimes not. Who knows why ;)

30 Aug 2010 11:20am

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

lovely calibration, adore the raw colours

30 Aug 2010 1:11pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Gorgeous photograph, John!

30 Aug 2010 2:35pm

Stephen Phillips from San Francisco, United States

Nice work, John - what a splendid image.

30 Aug 2010 6:27pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, Florida, United States

Ah, the waters we loved, just didn't get that far west in the Sound very often.
The gray day gave you incredible colors.
I had to chuckle at THAT one, John. Looks fine to me! ;D

30 Aug 2010 8:07pm

@Judy aka L@dybug: That because I fixed it :)

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, Florida, United States

Yes, I knew that from what you told Tamara. <grin>

30 Aug 2010 8:35pm

Susan from Pompano Beach, by Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Perfect ploy for dreary days !!! Nice shot !!!

30 Aug 2010 9:50pm

JJ from Jersey City, United States

What a view and very nice processing

31 Aug 2010 12:09am

Jen from Alpharetta, United States

Wow...awesome colors

31 Aug 2010 12:30am

@Jen: Gotta love that HDR stuff :)

Wild Mustang Photography from Carlisle, United States

Nice colors and textures! Great contrasts with water and grasses, sky!

31 Aug 2010 1:44am

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

This kind of view could almost make you forget Pfeiffer Beach - or could at least make a heart feel glad. Your processing results are magnificent.

31 Aug 2010 2:06am

@Viewfinder: Forget Pfeiffer Beach???!!! I think not, but thanks for trying to lift my spirits :)

For thise of you who don't know what Pfeiffer Beach is: http://wilson-of-waterbury-photographer.com/video_hidden_gem.html

You can hear the angels from there.

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

Well, geeez, I may have to change my mind about HDR. I'm not fond of it as a rule....
but this image is exquisite; it truly looks like a watercolor rendering. I love it !!

31 Aug 2010 7:04am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Looks fabulous, especially the foreground.

31 Aug 2010 8:29pm

Dana from Burbank, United States

Sweet. Reminds me of my family's roots in Old Lyme, CT.

2 Sep 2010 12:23pm

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

Absolutely gorgeous! I love the foreground grasses and the way they reflect in the water!

4 Sep 2010 12:45pm

Canon EOS 40D
1/125 second
F/8.0
ISO 100
50 mm