Top of the Reef

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This photograph was created at Sugar Beach in Maui, earlier this year. I wanted to capture the top of an exposed reef at low tide.   So, I got as low as I could go and used a 85 mm portrait lens on a Nikon D300 body which has a 1.5 crop factor making the lens really 120 mm. I focused on the top of the reef and used a very long shutter to allow the tiny bit of water to smooth out and become a bit misty.

I love photography and enjoy trying new things, getting out of my comfort zone, and reinventing myself. While getting all sandy was not fun, exercising my creativity was.

Happy imaging everyone!

 

 

 

 

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About Doug Hoffman

Portrait and underwater fine art photographer.
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One Response to Top of the Reef

  1. Very interesting way to shoot this scene… it could easily be mistaken for an aerial view of a sandstorm-swept mountain range in the desert!

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