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Mid-Winter at The Boardwalk

Posted by
Stephen Phillips (San Francisco, United States) on 8 December 2010 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

Beach Boardwalk - Santa Cruz, California

Long shadows over the empty midway.

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peter.K from blue mountains, Australia

deserted excepting for the long winter shadows, very nice...

8 Dec 2010 6:01am

Mathilde Collot from Fontainebleau, France

These shadows that lead us to a strange landscape .. Opposition between the game and building children's play! A very interesting image!

8 Dec 2010 6:49am

Olivier from Manage, Belgium

Superb! i like the game of natural light in your composition!

8 Dec 2010 8:49am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Nice composition. I like the shadows lying on the floor of golden sun

8 Dec 2010 9:47am

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, Canada

Reminds me of the movies where this place all of a sudden comes alive.
Superb shot.

8 Dec 2010 11:40am

Formerly Known as MontereyJohn from Waterbury, Connecticut, United States

You have the most amazing eye, Stephen. Great POV, and the light, well, it's a "joy."

8 Dec 2010 12:05pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

You've done well to retain so much detail in this contre jour shot.

8 Dec 2010 2:05pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

This is great Stephen - awesom scope...what lens did you use -that's a super job here!!

8 Dec 2010 3:25pm

Sunder from Chennai, India

Superb shot! Wonderful composition, colours and lighting...

8 Dec 2010 5:06pm

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

really nice shadows and light

8 Dec 2010 7:22pm

Sonia Nansid from Barcelona Stockholm, Sweden

Excellent shot. Colors and light are great.

8 Dec 2010 7:59pm

alex centrella from California, United States

cool shot, brings back some memories ,,

8 Dec 2010 9:26pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

where's the party gone?

8 Dec 2010 9:46pm

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

excellent! what lens did you use? great effect

16 Dec 2010 4:58am

@Magda: Hey Magda - it is so good to hear from you - I hope all is going well. Thanks for the detailed visit to my blog. The lens on this was my old stand-by, the Canon 16-35mm f/2.8 L series - my favorite lens. The image was shot wider. It went through considerable tuning in Lightroom and then perspective correction in Photoshop.

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Thank you Stephen! I love that lens too! But I know it's the photographer behind it :)

16 Dec 2010 3:59pm