Trinda Love  

Titlow Sunset by Trinda Love

June 2020 - Titlow Sunset

About the Image(s)

I shot this photo on May 14th, one day that I braved being out of my house. This was at Titlow Beach in Tacoma, Washington and this was after the sun had set below the horizon.

I shot it at 24 mm on my Nikon Z7 mirrorless at 5 seconds at F22 and an ISO of 200. I was trying to smooth the water a bit. The colors were quite purple at the time, and 10 minutes later they were just bluish. I liked the purple. On a tripod of course.

I edited in Photoshop and Nik suite. I had to clone out something and fix the pilings a bit under the dock. This camera makes pretty intense colors, set at vivid landscape.

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5 comments posted

Mike Patterson   Mike Patterson
Nice capture of the sunset and beautiful colors. As a suggestion, I would crop out the pier on the left. This would enable the eye to better focus on the pilings that lead us into the image.   Posted: 06/11/2020 08:44:11

Marla Henry   Marla Henry
Nice job. I might play with PS out the deck on the right. However, I like the sunset and would just leave the deck if I couldn't remove it cleanly.   Posted: 06/25/2020 08:52:35

John Zhu   John Zhu
Love the shot. Peaceful and beautiful color. Don't want to change anything. Good job.   Posted: 06/25/2020 11:30:18

Nancie Clark   Nancie Clark
Very beautiful shot! The colors are wonderful. I like all the pylons. Your water looks nicely smooth. I have the same feelings about the deck on the left. Replacing it with more dimly glowing water would be nice. It would open up the water more.

I tried cropping the deck out and cropping a bit on the right for balance.

You are correct about the vivid colors. I'm going to keep that in mind when I'm ready for my first mirrorless camera.

  Posted: 06/28/2020 16:42:31
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Gordon Saperia   Gordon Saperia
The colors are beautiful. However, the my eyes need to adjust everytime I move from right to left or vice versa. Since I think the greatees interest in this image is in the pilings and the fence, I'd crop even more--see attached file.   Posted: 06/30/2020 04:31:30
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