Featured Photograph

Featured Photograph From Newsletter #205

The location is Olympic National Park in Washington.  The date is May, 1996.  The site is Ruby Beach on the shore of the Pacific Ocean.  I was in Washington trying to capture the magnificent long-lasting sunsets common in Olympic National Park.  This particular day was stormy and very threatening.  I was the only person who ventured out onto the beach at low tide, but I saw this pool from the parking lot and wanted to photograph it, light or no light.  I set up my 4x5 view camera to take the photograph when a shaft of light miraculously lit up the tide pool creating an extrordinary moment.  An instantaneous decision on exposure had to be made, the photograph was made, and when I saw the film, I was relieved to see the exposure was right on.  This IS my favorite seascape I have had the pleasure of photographing.  The irony is my favorite photo has never sold....too moody I am told!
Stock# 48OL-025 (4x5 image)  Custom prints are available


Olympic NP


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