Windandsea – La Jolla California

Beautiful image of the sea.

Mark Shimazu Photography

Windansea La Jolla California Seascape Landscape Photo SunsetCanon 5D Mark III, 24-105mm f/4L IS USM at 28mm, f/16 for 1s at ISO 100


This is similar to the shot I showed yesterday, but in landscape, from a slightly different location and shot around 30 minutes before sunset. Although the scene is similar, the mood is different in each image.

How to get this type of shot

As with the photo from yesterday, I tried to layer the image as much as possible by interweaving the rocks with the incoming tide. Just to the right of the frame are some homes that I chose not to include in the composition to give it more of an “out on the beach far from civilization” look even though I was right in the middle of La Jolla.

I used f/16 to get a large depth-of-field and wanted a shutter speed to show some, but not too much motion…

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