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bioluminescence Sea sparkle which glow when the waves come in.

This was taken last year. second revision edit.

bioluminescence Sea sparkle which glow when the waves come in.

This was taken last year. second revision edit.
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All_Photos_By_SarahB February 24, 2021
So Cool!
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Absolute masterpiece
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stunning colours, very atmospheric
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Such a great & cool & inspire shot! Absolutely stunning! Congratulations !
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Stunning work!
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Amazing!
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Love it
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Beautiful
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Creule May 19, 2021
Wonderful combination of color and movement. Your choice of shutter speed and f stop blended the waves and sky into a soft gem that still managed to sparkle.
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lindacalloway June 30, 2021
Love it
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Wow! What a beautiful shot
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Awesome daddy July 21, 2021
Love the blue ... seems to glow ... Filter or editing?
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PetarBphotography July 29, 2021
thanks the blue is how i seen it with own eyes its a bright blue when the waves splash on the beach. bioluminscent or red tide as they call it
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Stunning
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Incredible, so beautiful 😍
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Absolutely stunning
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ClaudiaBrach-Photography January 16, 2022
Wow\u2757 This is so beautiful \u2763\uFE0F🥰
3Love
 
3Love January 16, 2022
Lovely photo.
malispics
 
malispics January 26, 2022
oh wow Bioluminescence is the coolest, this is an awesome photo!
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PetarBphotography January 26, 2022
thanks. yes i loved seeing it and was amazed how concentrated and bright it was so many people enjoying it then too.
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Bernadette23 February 07, 2022
Amazing
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philden February 17, 2022
Stunning! So ethereal.
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Speechless!
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heatherbenton May 08, 2022
This is stunning! I read above it’s hanging on your wall ~ I don’t blame you! I’d love it on mine! Thanks for sharing
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Gorgeous
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lindiekolver August 01, 2022
Great image!
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Swe3tButtPsych0 December 20, 2022
woooww such a stunning capture. nature at its finest. pure and perfect.
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Thank you
kt.bean10
 
kt.bean10 March 09, 2023
Wow! I love this photo so much! I was lucky enough to see bioluminescent algae for the first time a couple summers ago. I was absolutely amazed! I wish I could frame this shot and hang it on my wall! 💙
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PetarBphotography June 28, 2023
Thank you, yeh its amazing seeing it wish could go on forever.
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Nice colors!
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Congratulations on being a finalist!👏
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igormironyuk June 28, 2023
Like gas
jjcarreon
 
jjcarreon June 28, 2023
I’ve always loved this photo I’ve seen it elsewhere and wanted to paint it
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keeshamoody June 29, 2023
Beautiful
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melissajackson_0028 September 27, 2023
Stunning!
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KatieMcKinneyPhotography December 23, 2023
This is incredible, I LOVE IT!
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OMG 😲 im .....yes I am in love with this photo.
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Behind The Lens

Location

Jervis bay, NSW, Australia.

Time

this was taken at night time.

Lighting

first thing you see when you get out of the car and look towards the beach was the sparking blue glow when the waves crashed. walking along the beach found an angle to include the city lights in far distance and the sea sparkling as the waves receded on the beach creating interesting blue contrast with the orange glow.

Equipment

Nikon D7200, Tokina 11-16mm, sirui compact carbon fibre travel tripod.

Inspiration

since the day i knew about sea sparkle with a image shown on front page of news paper i have been watching out for years for right conditions to get this photo. had 2 failed attempts last few years this time the bio has stayed around over the weekend. i still wish to get milkyway in the shot.

Editing

did the usual raw edit to a night photo. The town light in background i kept it warm while colour correcting the sea sparkle to what i remember on the night. i have used Topaz Denoise to reduce noise artifacts.

In my camera bag

i usually like to carry light on night photography my 2 cameras Nikon D800E/D7200 and 2lensTokina 11-16mm, Nikkor 50mm 1.8 sirui tripod, 2 spare batteries, cloth for cleaning lens, led lenser headlamp.

Feedback

when starting out test different settings to expose for the brightness of the waves and at same time enough light for the foreground. i did 20-30sec to get the sparkle in the sand as the water receded. get as many angles as you can this could be once in life time shot.

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