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Early Morning at Garrapata Beach, Big Sur

Posted by
Don Smith (California, United States) on 15 December 2013 in Landscape & Rural.


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I captured this image at dawn yesterday morning while with a client at Garrapata Beach along the Big Sur coast. We were working on adding foregrounds to our compositions: Some Thoughts About Foregrounds. My latest blog post discusses my thoughts regarding the importance of adding foregrounds to your images.

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pixim from Nizza la Bella, France

Superb, i Love ;-)

15 Dec 2013 6:00pm

Denise from granby, québec, Canada


15 Dec 2013 6:47pm

Moridi from Tehran, Iran

Very nice. Great shot.

15 Dec 2013 9:29pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Gorgeous color! This is just beautiful!

15 Dec 2013 11:18pm

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

interesting contrast between the dynamic and dramatic motion of the waves and the soothing pastel tones around! fabulous capture!

16 Dec 2013 2:19am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Une ambiance et des couleurs magiques. Splendide cliché. *****

16 Dec 2013 2:16pm

Akbar&Armaghan from Gorgan, Iran


16 Dec 2013 7:16pm

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