Thursday, November 24, 2011

End of the day




Just before sunset, while there was still just a bit of light in the sky, we left the sand-covered houses and headed over to Waldport Marina. Warm lighting on the "caution" sign caught my eye and I quickly shot it, knowing that the quality of light would be fleeting. They're not kidding about outgoing tides — the current was screaming past.

Walking down on the docks, I photographed this gull using a 20mm lens at f/1.7, focusing on him and letting the rest of the scene go soft. It's a pretty look, I think. The photo of the sign above was taken the same way. Loving this 20mm f/1.7 lens!

This was a quiet, peaceful way to end the day, especially after all the sturm und drang of the storms, which should begin again today around 10.

©Carol Leigh, wishing you all a happy and quiet Thanksgiving.

3 comments:

  1. Familiar landscape, but you can tell it is fall now, such different colors.

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  2. There is peace! Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours Carol! ... and to everyone as well!

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  3. Peace, quiet, stillness ... can't be beat. Thank you for stopping by. --CL

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