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mibreit
08-26-2010, 03:37 AM
Hello folks!

I'm back from a short 3 day trip to the sea. From where I live in Germany it took an 8 hour drive but it was worth it. We went to the island Rügen which has so many photography opportunities... I could have stayed a week or two and not run out of things to shoot.

I went shooting sunset, sunrise, sunset, sunrise, sunset all with different light and clouds and all with a unique atmosphere. And here's the last Sunset. I had planned to head down to the beach at Binz where we stayed an hour before sunset but then a heavy thunderstorm started. Well I was just hoping that the lightning would stop in time, because I didn't want to photograph at the exposed beach and get electrified ;-) Fortunately after like 20 minutes there was only heavy rain left and I grabbed my umbrella (my newest favourite photography epuipment) put my camera on the tripod and went to the beach.

It was awesome! at the horizon the light came though lighting the whole scene with such intense colors. The only problem was I could have used some more hands ;-) holding the umbrella above the camera, while adjusting tripod legs to get it level, cleaning the lense from rain, changing camera settings and so on is quite hard.... But I managed and the camera stayed dry.. only I got drenched but thats ok, i was so excited I didn't even notice.

Hope you like this shot. I got very excited when I saw the boat lying there and instantly knew I had to shoot it.

cheers

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4075/4928159575_e01a325cf8_b.jpg

Think this looks a bit better on black -> On Black: Rügen - The Storm by mibreit [Large] (http://www.bighugelabs.com/onblack.php?id=4928159575&size=large)

Mad Aussie
08-26-2010, 05:10 AM
Cool. Very nice light and texture. Beautiful colours in the sky as well.

JAS_Photo
08-26-2010, 05:14 AM
Beautiful capture, mibriet!

Richard
08-26-2010, 05:21 AM
stunning shot, your dedication to getting the shot definitely paid off.

Hillbillygirl
08-26-2010, 07:18 AM
Beautiful capture Mibreit. Lovely composition with the boat, sky, and the pier extending out into the water in the background, very well balanced.
Also like the movement of the wind in the flags. Very well done.

MoinMoin
08-28-2010, 03:55 AM
Cool shot mibreit! Like the dynamic in the flags :-). Did you visit the Störtebecker festival on Rügen?

Wicked Dark
08-28-2010, 08:34 AM
Excellent photo. The moving flags are the finishing touch.

Marko
08-28-2010, 11:33 AM
very nice mibreit! I too love the dedication.

Lovin
08-28-2010, 11:51 AM
Beautiful capture Mibreit. Lovely composition with the boat, sky, and the pier extending out into the water in the background, very well balanced.
Also like the movement of the wind in the flags. Very well done.
Ditto

mbrager
08-28-2010, 01:51 PM
Excellent work. Thanks for sharing. The flags in the breeze make this shot. Mike

Iguanasan
08-28-2010, 11:49 PM
An absolutely lovely shot. Well done.

QuietOne
08-31-2010, 01:58 AM
Beautiful results for your work. As for the rain, well, a little water never hurt anyone, right? (As long as you're not a cat...)