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
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