Memories of Brighton Beach

by Helen Hooker March. 22, 2010 4724 views

I was stuck for something to shoot today until I remembered the stones I brought back with me from my trip to Brighton beach last October. I??ve actually used this one before but it??s definitely the most photogenic of the lot. Last time I shot this while it was wet, under artificial light, however today I used natural light and left it dry. Unusually for me I used a very small aperture (f22) as I liked the way this brought out both the texture of the stone and the rough paintwork on my windowsill.

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Kelly Lamaster 11 years ago

Simple and lovely. :)

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Jarvo J 11 years ago

So simple, yet effective.

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Thebronzebow 11 years ago

Wonderful! great texture and framing

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Soubhagya Sagar Behera 11 years ago

This is excellent. I like the high keying done!

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Heather 11 years ago

The texture and the composition are very nice.

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Dorothe 11 years ago

I like the idea and the texture very much.

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Stefan Fletcher 11 years ago

If you have a tripod and PS, Helen, think about focus stacking. You get an immediacy that a macro lens stopped all the way down doesn't achieve and without diffraction effects to boot.

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Ed 11 years ago

I like the background texture (Whatever it is?) and the slight shadow

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David Swatton 11 years ago

Very minimalist - I like it

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Lynda 11 years ago

Nice shots. theer was a neil Simon film Brighton Beach Memoirs.

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Larry Nelson 11 years ago

Excellent detail.

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Moira 11 years ago

very , very nice.

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