Framed Pacific

By: danitacahill

May 06 2012

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Category: composition, Depth of Field, Landscape Photography, Photography, Seascape

7 Comments

Aperture:f/22
Focal Length:70mm
ISO:400
Shutter:1/100 sec
Camera:Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi

This is the picture that greets beachgoers at the end of a beach path in Neskowin, Oregon.

I love nature’s framing of the ocean, with a dune on either side.

With a 70-200 mm lens, the depth is compressed. The ocean was actually many yards away from the beach path opening.

I took this shot last weekend while on a writers’ retreat. It was a perfect place to go and work on final revisions to my suspense novel, “Mist.” The book is set on the Oregon Coast in a fictional town called Roseland – based loosely on Newport.

Copyright Danita Cahill. All rights reserved.

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7 comments on “Framed Pacific”

  1. No I did not see it, thank you I love it 🙂

  2. […] another example of framing a subject – in this case the Pacific Ocean – click here. In this photo, sand dunes have been used as the frame. I used a telephoto lens, which compressed […]


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