Monday, February 1, 2010

NZD 12102009

My first thought on this one was the surfer himself (and how pleased I was that I actually caught him). Is that another surfer way up and to the right? Looking further, the line of the wave points to the tallest buildings on the beach (is that a factory or a highrise???) and lastly connects with the clouds in the sky. I did play with some filters and colors to bring out the sharpness of texture of the surface of the water and define the edge of the cloud.

5 comments:

charlotte said...

That's simply a fantastic picture!

Kaite said...

Yep, that's another surfer sitting on his or her board waiting for a wave. Nice shot. Kaite

Life Looms Large said...

Even though I usually want to avoid having my diagonal go straight into a corner, in this picture I'm kind of tempted to crop off some of the bottom. That might be just my rule of thirds rut talking though!!!

Love the color and texture!!!

Sue

K Spoering said...

What a beautiful image! Wouldn't it be a stunning tapestry?

Jennifer said...

Sue - I did actually crop to make the image more narrow. It might have gone the corner before I messesd with it!

Kathy - I enjoyed this image by itself, but once I started playing with the filters, I could see texture in the water and thought tapestry. Looking further, I could see the wave created with eccentric weaving. The more I look - it does lend itself to letting the techniques of weaving enhance the image. The only part missing is the shine off the water. Any thoughts there?