Karekare Beach – Panatahi Island Sunset.

Sunday, May 15, 2011

After capturing Golden Light, and with the sun nearly setting, I turned my attention back to the composition I had selected earlier. This is the rock formation I had mentioned in the previous blog post, and I actually found out through Google maps, that it’s called Panatahi Island.

I waited for the sun to break out from behind the clouds and snapped a few photos with the golden light blanketing the sandy beach. I love the backlight on the seaweed and was lucky enough to capture a small sunstar.

"Panatahi Island Sunset" Karekare, New Zealand.

“Panatahi Island Sunset” Karekare, New Zealand.

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  1. Anna says:

    Gorgeous photo, amazing composition! I would print this any day…
    We are so lucky we got to see this and be there!

  2. Will says:

    Great composition mate, the sun looks amazing.
    Nice blog too

  3. Lisa says:

    Wow, that’s spectacular.

    You’re awesome.

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  5. Drew Hopper says:

    Beautiful shot Mike. The seaweed in the FG is a nice touch 🙂

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