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Great white

Picture taken with Samsung Galaxy S8 at 1/2500 shutter.

Addition info

  • Pic was taken handheld on an extremely misty/hazy morning. My wife and I went great-white shark cage diving - hence the title. However, the title is also a play on the mist that is emphasized. 
  • Processing was done in Lightroom with a graduated filter. The blue foreground emphasizes the coldness of the water, the increased haze shows the distance and the boat on the upper left third adds a interest point amongst the 'random' pattern of sea gulls.  
  • I aimed to completely expose the top part of the image to show the depth towards a 'nothingness'.
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  • Beautiful image. Well done. 

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    Hi Danie, 

    Thank you for the comments and feature, appreciate the constructive encouragement!


    From a compositional, mood point, you've done really well. Obviously, the mobile phone is not capable to handle the high contrast and lacks dynamic range. However, your pic shows just how important it is to use the camera that's with you. Feature! 

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