30 | September
"Sky, Land, Sea"
General: 9:58 AM on 1/7/07 | Canon 20D
Technical: 1/50sec | f/10.0 | 17mm (27mm) | ISO-100
Lens: EF 17-40mm f/4L USM
Exposure Mode: Av (Aperture Priority)
Exposure Bias: +0
Flash: No

Another photo from the whale-watching adventure. This is just off the west coast of Hawaii, The Big Island, just north of Kona.

I decided to try a slightly warmer processing - it gives the blue water a blacker look and the blue sky a grayer look.

This image seems much warmer if you are viewing with a Mac (in Safari). It looks much more neutral on a Windows/Linux platform.

Lastly, some site news. I updated the darkest theme slightly, removing the white border. I also added modified the comments/info button slightly adding "info" text and a rectangular grayish background (on all themes). I hope to be adding a "purchase" link soon below each image.

categories: hawaii landscape nature

Thoughts of: Abe
September 30th, 2007 at 10:54 AM

On my monitor, it looks like a moderate amount of desaturation and it looks good. Seems like you captured a good amount of DR in this image as well, which leads me to say that I enjoy the more natural/lower contrast used here.

Thoughts of: Sherri
October 2nd, 2007 at 12:49 PM

I leave the technical aspects to the experts. I just know what I enjoy viewing and this is a beautiful image. It doesn't look like a typical shot of Hawaii. The land looks like a desert and makes an interesting contrast with the sea up against it.

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