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Posted by
Eric Cousineau (Sherwood Park, Canada) on 30 June 2011 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

This concludes our short tour of the Nanaimo seashore!

PENTAX K200D 1/180 second F/5.6 ISO 400 300 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

Looks like a hat

30 Jun 2011 5:50am

@Mirjam: Thank you very much Mirjam! ;-)

PATRICK from miramas, France


30 Jun 2011 6:14am

@PATRICK: Thank you very much Patrick! ;-)

Veronique from Hautes-Pyrénées, France

beautiful stone and sea colors

30 Jun 2011 7:02am

@Veronique: Thank you very much Veronique! ;-)

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Beautiful light on this wet surface.

30 Jun 2011 7:09am

@Gérard Beullac: Thank you very much Gerard! ;-)

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Lovely series.. wonderful shot.

30 Jun 2011 7:45am

@Sarito: Thank you very much Sarito! ;-)

skarlet from kerman, Iran

beautiful fresh image...
i like it very much!

30 Jun 2011 7:49am

@skarlet: Thank you very much Skarlet! ;-)

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Very creative capture...wonderful shot!

30 Jun 2011 8:01am

@Nazzareno: Thank you very much Nazzareno! ;-)

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful stones and brilliant light. Wonderful image to conclude this lovely series. Thanks, Eric! :)

30 Jun 2011 8:37am

@Sam: Thank you very much Sam! ;-)

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

I like the shine of this big pebble which the sea or the water of a river caressed

30 Jun 2011 9:15am

@Marie LC: Thank you very much Marie! Yes, it does almost look like a shrine! ;-)

Phil from Sausset les Pins, France

A beautiful ebony rock ! Phil

30 Jun 2011 9:25am

@Phil: Thank you very much Phil! ;-)

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Fascinating macro, Eric. A level of detail that mostly escapes our attention at the beach. A wonderful stroll along the seashore you gave us!

30 Jun 2011 9:48am

@Stephen: Thank you very much Stephen! ;-)

klausZ from Kufstein, Austria

amazing how a simple stone would be such an impressive photo-model ;-)
perfect seen again and also captured! congrats!

30 Jun 2011 9:59am

@klausZ: Thank you very much Klaus! ;-)

Tomek from Poznań, Poland

Amazing pebble and nice tones of colours.

30 Jun 2011 10:54am

@Tomek: Thank you very much Tomek! ;-)

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

You found a really beautiful one. Congrats !

30 Jun 2011 10:55am

@Hiro: Thank you very much Hiro! ;-)

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

I like how you can see the rocks under the water and the reflection. Beautiful!

30 Jun 2011 11:58am

@Elaine Hancock: Thank you very much Elaine! ;-)

vu@granby - Wolfgang from Granby, Québec, Canada

You sure nailed that one! Well seen & presented!

30 Jun 2011 12:07pm

@vu@granby - Wolfgang: Thank you very much Wolfgang! ;-)

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

This is indeed a beautiful one that you captured superbly!

30 Jun 2011 12:40pm

@Japanalia: Thank you very much Gabriela! ;-)

Lalena from Barcelona, Spain

Amazing tractament!!! Beautiful !!!! ;)

30 Jun 2011 12:45pm

@Lalena: Thank you very much Lalena! ;-)

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Wonderful shot, Eric - it has an almost abstract quality. Beautiful work!

30 Jun 2011 1:18pm

@Jason Politte: Thank you very much Jason! ;-)

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

The rock resembles a ball cap with a stripe on the brim, and barnacles for decorations. ;D
I like that you can see the bottom in the shadow of the rock.

30 Jun 2011 1:19pm

@Judy aka L@dybug: Thank you very much Judy! Definitely an American view....... ;-))

Mhelene from Paris, France

A superb framing and great colors .

30 Jun 2011 1:29pm

@Mhelene: Thank you very much Mhelene! ;-)

tataray from france, France

Un bel éclat pour la dernière.
Merci pour cette magnifique série.

30 Jun 2011 1:42pm

@tataray: Merci beaucoup Raymonde! Je suis très heureux que vous avez aimé la série! ;-)

k@ from Paris, France

A perfect light & rendering, so realistic & close.

30 Jun 2011 2:07pm

@k@: Thank you very much Karine! ;-)

Photographs by M.E. from San Francisco, United States

fitting end for a series! this is very cool, I like the golden streak on the stone and the water reflection! What's in the next series?

30 Jun 2011 2:15pm

@Photographs by M.E.: Thank you very much Maria! Something to surprise and amaze...... ;-))

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

I was thrilled to see this stone so far and so close to them is in my sea! (The Mediterraneo course) Finally one proves that in times past was even closer! and not just virtually! I'm excited! A hug, Adela

30 Jun 2011 2:56pm

@Adela Fonts: Thank you very much Adela! ;-))

myky from London, Canada

Perfect with the shadow!

30 Jun 2011 3:17pm

@myky: Thank you very much Myky! ;-)

DowsherVision from PARIS, France

Beautiful colors and texture rendering, Nice shot !

30 Jun 2011 3:21pm

@DowsherVision: Thank you very much DowsherVision! ;-)

Kat from Lorraine, France

Une image pleine de fraîcheur !

30 Jun 2011 5:24pm

@Kat: Merci beaucoup Kat! ;-)

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

I like the textures and the tones here Eric ! Well done. Have a wonderful day :)

30 Jun 2011 5:30pm

@Tamara: Thank you very much Tamara! ;-)

Oleg from Podolsk, Russian Federation

An amazing creation of nature! Whether a small car, or childrens little shoe. In general everyone probably sees his own.

30 Jun 2011 5:41pm

@Oleg: Thank you very much Oleg! Yes, there is so much beauty that surrounds us; however, most of us do not even notice it..... ;-)

dean musgrove from Simi Valley, United States

So wonderfully wet.

30 Jun 2011 6:03pm

@dean musgrove: Thank you very much Dean! ;-)

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Très jolie composition!

30 Jun 2011 6:07pm

@mo.langel: Merci beaucoup Mo! ;-)

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Well done

30 Jun 2011 6:42pm

@john4jack: Thank you very much Jack! ;-)

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

I've liked your seashore tour. Even the barnacles are photogenic.

30 Jun 2011 7:57pm

@Viewfinder: Thank you very much Glenn! ;-)

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A nice shot with that shiny black rock.

30 Jun 2011 9:19pm

@Steve Rice: Thank you very much Steve! ;-)

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

excelente composición, magnifica luz, muy bonita!!

30 Jun 2011 9:47pm

@Isidro: Muchas gracias Isidro! ;-)

Dokmateo from madird, Spain

Very clear shot Eric. Magnificent light and clarity. regards.

30 Jun 2011 10:53pm

@Dokmateo: Thank you very much Isidro! ;-)

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

This is just wonderful. A simple rock and yet the reflections and colors and light are beautiful!

1 Jul 2011 12:01am

@Bettina: Thank you very much Bettina! Yes, sometimes less is more....... ;-)

El pare from Prepirineu, Andorra

Nice and original peaked cap, Eric. When I go to the sea I like finding this sort of striped rocks too.

1 Jul 2011 6:36am

@El pare: Thank you very much Manel! ;-)

Emanuel from Borås, Sweden

nice details.

1 Jul 2011 4:22pm

@Emanuel: Thank you very much Emanuel! ;-)

Anne from 新加坡, Singapore

Beautiful barnacles..awesome composition and details !!

4 Jul 2011 2:48am

@Anne: Thank you very much Anne! ;-)

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Very nice capture...that,s is a lovely stone...nice clarity too here

4 Jul 2011 6:33am

@StarCosmosBleu: Thank you very much Marcel! ;-)

larans from Lund, Sweden

Your series with seashore pictures has been great. Creative and with great variation.

5 Jul 2011 7:22am

@larans: Thank you very much Lars! I am glad you enjoyed the series! ;-)

1/180 second
ISO 400
300 mm (35mm equiv.)