Sun Down

Posted by
Don (Spokane, United States) on 19 March 2014 in Landscape & Rural.

A black and white shot of the sunset is a risky choice. I liked the wave action and tried to visualize how the shot would like in black and white.
A scanned negative picture.

Devi from Chennai, India

What a treat for the eye Don!! I simply love the wave pattern here and the shimmer across the waters:)

19 Mar 2014 5:55am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Really wonderful in B&W Don, I love it

19 Mar 2014 6:46am

jean pierre from paris, France

superbe noir et blanc!! amitiés

19 Mar 2014 7:25am

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Great b&w composition.:-)

19 Mar 2014 9:17am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Risky maybe but wise here. Beautifully done Don

19 Mar 2014 10:09am

Moridi from Tehran, Iran

Wonderful shot.

19 Mar 2014 10:24am

Beth from United States

amazingly awesome!! was this very late in the evening? or AM?? ( :

19 Mar 2014 10:44am

@Beth: Sun down.

Rose Swalls from United States

What ahauntingly beautiful photo!

19 Mar 2014 12:58pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A beautiful B&W image Don! It works well! ;-)

19 Mar 2014 1:20pm

TexWisGirl from United States

oh, this is awesome! the silvery waves and lines are just fabulous, don!

19 Mar 2014 1:45pm

Kyu from Japan

Beautiful B&W shot. Excellent composition. I like this B&W image.

19 Mar 2014 1:57pm

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Excellent Don. Very pleasant!

19 Mar 2014 2:38pm

Janaye Jones from Lindsay, California, United States

What a significant image! The texture of the water appears like thick lava.

19 Mar 2014 3:12pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Grandiose vue de ces vague en Nb et en blanc brillant sueprbe.
Belle soirée

19 Mar 2014 3:27pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful composition with a superb foreground in the light !

19 Mar 2014 4:22pm

Olivier Rault from Bayeux, France

Superbe NB et quelle lumière !

19 Mar 2014 5:05pm

tataray from Deux-Sèvres. (Charentes-Poitou), France

Wooo... Excellent ..... )

19 Mar 2014 5:45pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Processing this shot in B&W really brings out the great textures in the waves and water's surface! Beautiful view as well.

19 Mar 2014 6:36pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Very beautiful scene and attractive light on the layered waves ... fantastic capture!

19 Mar 2014 7:19pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

For a scanned negative this is amazing - I like how the light sparkles on the water.

19 Mar 2014 7:59pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

I think it was a successful choice. Very beautiful work, Don.

19 Mar 2014 8:16pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

so lovely. well done

19 Mar 2014 11:40pm

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

Stunning, Don, and risky or not, it paid off. The contrasts are wonderful.

19 Mar 2014 11:49pm

Photo Cache from San Francisco, United States

You have so many beautiful sky shots why not join us on Thursdays at 12:30 Pacific for SKYWATCH at I'm sure my fellow skywatchers would enjoy your shots as much as I do.

20 Mar 2014 12:39am

Irene from San Francisco, United States

OH WOW !! Beautiful photo.

20 Mar 2014 12:52am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

Lovely glow around the moon. The diagonals of the waves form interesting angles with the horizon lines,

20 Mar 2014 2:45am

Sam from Chennai, India

Wow. What a beautiful Sun down image here. Amazing waves and light. Love this in black and white. Five Stars ***** :)

20 Mar 2014 4:52pm

Candace from Phoenix, AZ, United States

Beautiful! I think b/w was the right choice.

21 Mar 2014 2:28am