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Soberanes Point... or...Sobering Point
14-SEP-2008 Sandi Whitteker

Soberanes Point... or...Sobering Point

Big Sur, California

See all those pretty rocks in the foreground? Fun to look at... not fun to navigate. Nor was the
"sobering" cliff we climbed down and back up... in the dark!!. What we won't do for the shot, eh?

First Place, 233rd Show and Tell Contest "Coastal Landscapes"


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Andrys Basten02-May-2012 11:25
The color of those rocks in front, at night too, beautiful job. They really hold me.
Markus Grompe29-Apr-2012 15:10
the boulders in the foreground make the image...
Seeing Spots Photo19-Oct-2010 18:23
The walk was worth it though. What an incredible shot! The light is perfect.
Aaron Keigher06-May-2010 16:32
love this shot. very well done
Chris Spracklen04-Dec-2008 18:37
Spectacular light and colour, Sandi, and the d.o.f. is amazing.
I love the pebbles in the foreground.
Kind regards, Chris
Giancarlo Guzzardi04-Dec-2008 09:21
magician light and mood you have captured in this place
much deliciouse the stones in foreground
Chun Lo28-Nov-2008 09:03
Beautiful light and composition... Simply gogeous.
Nuno Boavida12-Nov-2008 23:45
Stunning light and color. Perfect! V
maximzar25-Oct-2008 21:45
fantastic landscape
Bogdan Szadowski21-Oct-2008 20:04
Terrific shot. Wonderful light. V
Dan Greenberg15-Oct-2008 02:02
Very nice - the side lighting is truly spectacular. Great color too.
Derek Daniel12-Oct-2008 15:12
Beautiful Seascape, Wonderful Colours. V
Jean D10-Oct-2008 03:38
Fantastic capture of this breathtaking scene, Sandi! The light is splendid! ~V~
Lloyd & Sandy Spitalnik08-Oct-2008 03:34
Gorgeous image Sandi!!
PauloCGama07-Oct-2008 13:39
masterpiece in all ways!!! VV
Richard Calmes06-Oct-2008 11:46
Beautiful light and composition! V
Naret Visesvongsa05-Oct-2008 12:10
I like the detail in the foreground rock and warm light for this one. V
Susanne v. Schroeder05-Oct-2008 01:23
Worth the effort... lucky you. Great image!
January Grey04-Oct-2008 17:11
One would have to be part Mountain Goat to navigate those rocks! Well worth it, Sandi. Awesome shot! V~
jan madsen04-Oct-2008 10:12
Outstanding work
vote
Larry Peterson02-Oct-2008 21:24
Sandi, this is on the plus side of perfect! BBV
Chad Ramsey02-Oct-2008 01:33
Gorgeous light and composition~V
Steve Morris01-Oct-2008 21:35
The light is beautiful!!!BV
Nicki Thurgar01-Oct-2008 20:22
Well worth the mountaineering, fabulous light! ;o)
Bill Warren01-Oct-2008 13:12
Golden light on the rocky beach. Vote
Jonathan Popp01-Oct-2008 12:49
Outstanding capture of the light!
Aud Elise Sjøsæther01-Oct-2008 10:22
Amazing shot! The colors and light are just fantastic! BV
mikelong01-Oct-2008 09:55
Fantastic! Beautiful tones and shapes.
olivier bruning01-Oct-2008 08:09
glad you made the effort...the result is stunning! ~V~
Sam Rua01-Oct-2008 05:13
It's all about the light, Sandi. Wonderful!!! V.
Guest 01-Oct-2008 03:18
Very Beautiful Shot V
vatorman01-Oct-2008 02:45
Outstanding composition, BIG V
Joanne Kamo01-Oct-2008 00:01
Dramatic lighting and view, outstanding! V
bill friedlander01-Oct-2008 00:00
It was worth the climb. Gorgeous. V
Jess. ( Lady.D.)30-Sep-2008 22:49
Fabulous colours, excellent composition, well captured...
Brinn MacDougall30-Sep-2008 22:17
One to remember that's for sure..it's stunning work, Sandi!
Simon Chandler30-Sep-2008 21:58
Marvelous. Excellent composition, pov, dof and tone. Well worth the efforts. v
Lise Trempe30-Sep-2008 21:38
The color of the sunset is fabulous.
Stewart Mitchell30-Sep-2008 21:28
..and worth every skinned knuckle and bruised knee!! Sheer delight and a fond memory to cling on to!! ~V~
marie-jose wolff30-Sep-2008 20:45
wonderful light, gorgeous landscape! V
Joost Bossuyt30-Sep-2008 19:55
This is poster quality. Vote.
fdt30-Sep-2008 17:59
Beautiful. f
Enny30-Sep-2008 17:59
wonderful light, chapeau.
Sandi Whitteker30-Sep-2008 17:44
Just so everyone knows... Stephen had to push me up some of that rock face! I still have to laugh every time I think about it. :)))
Guest 30-Sep-2008 17:18
Great capture with fantastic light. So everyone knows, I had to convince Sandi to climb down the side of a 30 foot rock face...but what I didnt tell her was that we'd have to climb back up it IN THE DARK! She realized this of course once we got to the bottom...snickers. She was a trooper though and did it with no problem!
Alex Foong30-Sep-2008 15:13
Gorgeous....it's worth the extra mile for this golden shot, Sandi!
~Voted~
Paula Krugerud30-Sep-2008 14:37
Compelling shot Sandi! Absolutely worth the effort you did put into it...Stunning!!!
Janet Forjan-Freedman30-Sep-2008 14:36
Spectacluar shot that is more like a painting than a photograph!
Robert Charity30-Sep-2008 13:56
wonderful light, v
Aivar Mikko30-Sep-2008 13:56
Very nice light and composition. V.
gary becker30-Sep-2008 13:21
Absolutely Gorgeous ! !
Carol Breton30-Sep-2008 13:14
Sandi, this is beautiful. The light, the colors, the composition - WOW. V
Jeff Waldorff30-Sep-2008 10:58
Another beauty, Sandi! Great comp and gorgeous golden light!
Ali Majdfar30-Sep-2008 09:02
So Fabulous!, GMV
mario .n30-Sep-2008 06:54
Magic light ! V
Doug Cruden30-Sep-2008 06:13
Beautiful photo Sandi; wonderful pink and purple tones, and a first-rate composition. Yes, it was worth it!! V
Bill Robinson30-Sep-2008 06:09
Has an "other world" feel to it Sandi, beautifully done.
Claude Martin30-Sep-2008 05:58
Wonderful sunset... superbly composed!V
Gérard Koehl30-Sep-2008 05:12
Magnifique... V
Hank Vander Velde30-Sep-2008 02:47
Beautiful scene and captivating light. V.
Terri Steele30-Sep-2008 02:46
Well worth the danger.... the light and color is incredible!
Gaétan Bolduc30-Sep-2008 02:36
Wow, beautifull light & colors, good composition, V
Barbara Read and Fred Schaad30-Sep-2008 02:32
Yes, the neck one risks to get the shot but it was worth it if you came back unscathed. Incredible light. What an experience it must have been. Voted
Denis Vincelette30-Sep-2008 02:31
Magnifique ! A good moment to catch this wonderful light ! Beautiful composition .. Bravo sandi ! Belle photo !
globalgadabout30-Sep-2008 02:01
a sumptuous image...bravo for your efforts to capture it Sandi...and hats off to your good eye and superb skills..V
Cindi Smith30-Sep-2008 01:42
Gorgeous! Simply gorgeous! Well worth the climb and danger...but be careful not to fall and hurt yourself!
Mostafa Moftah30-Sep-2008 01:23
Stunning.. V~
Noel Saratan30-Sep-2008 01:12
the effort is well paid with this wonderful image! v
Michael Shpuntov30-Sep-2008 00:19
Fantastic seascape. Rich colors, slow water, every component in place and make wonderful composition. Vote.
Alina30-Sep-2008 00:10
Beautiful light and comp. Love it! v
Gayle P. Clement30-Sep-2008 00:10
Beautiful work, Sandi. I love it.
Sylvie C30-Sep-2008 00:06
Fantastic light!
Peter Stahl30-Sep-2008 00:01
Well worth the effort. Amazing shot Sandi! The comp and lighting are outstanding. GMV.
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