The Fleeting and the Infinite

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''For the perfect idler, for the passionate observer it becomes an immense source of enjoyment to establish his dwelling in the throng, in the ebb and flow, the bustle, the fleeting and the infinite. To be away from home and yet to feel at home anywhere; to see the world, to be at the very centre of the world, and yet to be unseen of the world, such are some of the minor pleasures of those independent, intense and impartial spirits, who do not lend themselves easily to linguistic definitions. The observer is a prince enjoying his incognito wherever he goes.'' Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867), French poet

The vibrantly painted fishing boat ‘Dixie’, glowing in the soft & transient early morning light, upon the shingle beds of the ‘The Salty’ at Shaldon.

The Salty, with its plentiful collection of blue mussels (Mytilus edulis), lies very close to the rivermouth of the Teign.

Pentax K-x
Pentax 18-55mm SMC/ DAL lens
Cromatek Circular Polarizer
Cromatek 2-stop Neutral Density Graduated Filter
Manfrotto 190XProB tripod
Manfrotto 498RC2 panoramic ball-head

Focal length = 28mm
Aperture = f/8
Exposure Duration = 1/45 second
ISO = 200
19/08/2013 - 10:35morpheus71
CategoryLandscape / Travel
Shutter Speed22227/1000000
Focal Length28.12mm


Link Posted 19/08/2013 - 11:24
I like the serenity of the text and also of the image
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Link Posted 19/08/2013 - 13:40
senn wrote:
I like the serenity of the text and also of the image

Thanks very much for your encouraging comments Senn

At low tide, epsecially, this place offers a wealth of opportunities for compositions


Link Posted 19/08/2013 - 14:02
Excellent work indeed. I really like the light,reflections and wonderful composition...



Link Posted 19/08/2013 - 14:22
There's a real subtlety with the light on this one - as you say 'fleeting'


Link Posted 19/08/2013 - 16:23
A fine art work


Link Posted 19/08/2013 - 20:45
I like how there are parallel lines taking the eye to explore the far end of picture - the two boats and the line of houses - nice composition
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KIT: K5iis, DAWR18-55mm,FA4.5 80-320mm, Mitsuki 5.6 400mm, M1.7 50mm, M1.4 50mm, M2.8 28mm, Miranda M2.8 28mm, M3.5 135mm, M1.4 200mm, Vivitar S13.5 70-210mm, Vivitar A 2.8 90mm macro,
Sigma150-500mm F5-6.3 APO DG HSM.


Link Posted 19/08/2013 - 20:49
Great composition, love the bright orange and the dark skies, plus all the rest


Link Posted 21/08/2013 - 00:28
Thanks ever so much for the generous and encouraging comments from Emre, Andy, Giulio, Taynuiltpixels and Malc


Link Posted 31/08/2013 - 07:31
That's just gorgeous!

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