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August 14, 2012
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Canon
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Canon EOS 550D
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1/125 second
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F/11.0
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10 mm
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100
Date Taken
Jul 28, 2012, 11:09:09 AM
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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4.1 (Macintosh)
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Pacific Paradise by andyhutchinson Pacific Paradise by andyhutchinson
Murrays Beach is located in the Booderee National Park in Jervis Bay. It's an amazing location, the beaches and the marine environment are pristine. The island in the distance on the left is Bowen Island which is home to a large colony of Little Penguins.

In the 1960s the Australian government gave serious thought to placing a nuclear power station right here on this very beach. The project was cancelled in 1971 after site works (excavation and levelling) were done and a road was constructed to the territory border. The levelled site is now the car park for Murrays Beach and its adjacent boat ramp.

This photo was taken in mid-winter.
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Canon 10-22mm @ 10mm | f11 | 1/125th sec | Hoya Circ Polariser | No HDR | Minor Lightroom Tweaks
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:iconislandgirl45:
Lovely transparency and coloring of the water! I admire your pic called "The Charge," too. Have these ever been offered as desktop wallpapers? (I have a weakness for waterscapes.) :)
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andyhutchinson Apr 4, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank-you kindly. No these were never turned into wallpapers. Not ruling it out though :)
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GinLime Sep 6, 2012  Professional Photographer
Hello, have you used any special technique to capture that transparent colors of waves ? Polarizer ?
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andyhutchinson Sep 6, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Yea, Hoya Circular Polariser - I mention it in the description :)
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GinLime Sep 7, 2012  Professional Photographer
No need to priggery. But thanks.
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:iconalumfelga:
I want winter like that, too :D Australia is absolutely the number one on my place-to-visit list!
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andyhutchinson Sep 1, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks Marta - the winters are very pleasant for the most part :)
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celestialprincess101 Aug 23, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Hi there! You've been featured in my journal this week! :iconblueheartplz: :iconcheerplz:

Link-----> [link]
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andyhutchinson Aug 23, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Awesome stuff, thanks Amy :)
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celestialprincess101 Aug 23, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
:iconwelcomesignplz:
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