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NIKON D70 - 1/2 sec, f25 at 25mm

Every now and then I take a photo that I'm really happy with. Then for the next month I take photos at my normal level of ability. And I struggle to be happy with them and really can't even bring myself to look at them much. 70 photos, 9 are in focus, only 3 of them have a real subject and only 1 of them is even worth considering.

But tonight I kind of decided (again) to hell with that malarky. If it's good enough for Karen to post a picture every day for year (she's only done 7 so far), good and bad (eventually one will be bad) then I can post anything and everything too.

Somewhat unrelated to that, Gabba poured herself a glass of the cooking sherry tonight while she was preparing dinner. Read into that what you may. I offer no explanation, only the observation.

The Photo

It's The Tor. I went down to the beach at sunset tonight. There was nothing worth taking a photo of. But at least I got an hour to myself on the beach.

Map of the photo location
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Posted: Tuesday, 21 November, 2006 22:39

Captured: 2006:11:21 02:51:03

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  • Massive composition! :-)
    tetsu - Wednesday, 22 November, 2006 1:42
  • I love this image. It is great. The light, the color, the land something I have never seen. I would love to see something like this in real life and up close. So thanks for sharing. half the fun of visiting a photoblog, is seeing things one can never see.
    Yvonne - Wednesday, 22 November, 2006 2:03
  • I hope you weren't inferring that this shot was low quality - It really pops out from the sky! There has been some great evening light of late, and I see you are making the most of it.
    seriocomic - Wednesday, 22 November, 2006 7:34
  • Thanks team for the support. I knew I could rely on you guys!
    Dave - Wednesday, 22 November, 2006 22:30
  • It's a beautiful photo. Majestic. You provided detailed information about the camera settings, but omitted the geographical setting. Where is this?
    Jim Knock - Saturday, 25 November, 2006 15:54
  • Jim, I've added a map link now. It's The Tor at Waiake Beach in North Shore City, New Zealand
    Dave - Saturday, 25 November, 2006 22:38
  • this image is simply awesome.
    dean - Monday, 27 November, 2006 21:13

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