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Not another sunset!


Not another sunset!
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Copyright: Andy Cole (flagman) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 351 W: 44 N: 607] (2408)
Genre: Landscapes
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2000-05-16
Categories: Sky
Camera: Canon EOS 500, Canon EF 35-80mm 1:4-5.6
Details: Tripod: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Travelogue: 2 trips to the Maldives
Theme(s): ~~ Sunsets & Sunrises part I ~~, Skies [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2005-02-22 4:36
Viewed: 7593
Points: 16
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
No, not another sunset. It's actually a sunrise photo. It was taken about 20 minutes before sunrise on my first morning on my first visit to the island of Meeru on the Maldives. Jet-lag had got me up early, I think it was about 4-5am and I couldn't sleep. I saw faint colour in the sky, so I took my cameras and walked to the east side of the island. I saw sights like this for about 30 minutes, took a load of photos and just left my camcorder running. Peace and quiet, heaven! I read on TrekEarth that the red skies in sunsets are caused by the angle of the sunlight coming throught the atmosphere causing the white light to be split, and only the red, orange and yellow gets through. I'm sure there's some green and blue here, also. Post processing: Just sharpened.

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This photo was very pretty! How colors and that moment! Still I go to obtain to take off a photo thus :)

Congratulations Andy!

A golden moment and opportunity, you captured it well. Thanks for sharing it.

Nice sunset, it could be good as panoramic.
Well done.
TFS.

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  • sAner Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1455 W: 74 N: 1426] (4750)
  • [2005-02-22 12:56]
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I've seen this somewhere before! :) Well done Andy. This is a great sunset! :) TFS

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  • Junim Gold Star Critiquer [C: 66 W: 0 N: 1] (6)
  • [2005-02-23 14:13]

Nice sunset and natural colors.
Great POF.
Well done.
Congratulations!

Wonderful photo! Just marvellous!
This is something amazing.
You did it perfect!

Ah, les fameux dégradés de couleurs Maldiviens!
Je suis impatiente d'y retourner!
Magnifique photo!

Hi Andy

Beautiful Maldives - according to JJ Cousteau''paradise'' on earth

TFS

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