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Posted by
Pavan Kaul (Mumbai, India) on 15 September 2011 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Roll on, deep and dark blue ocean, roll. Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain. Man marks the earth with ruin, but his control stops with the shore.
~Lord Byron

NIKON D90 1/400 second F/5.6 ISO 200 200 mm

A film maker from India who has recently rediscovered his passion for photography.

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Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

Super! A feeling of rolling ocean in a beautiful light.

15 Sep 2011 5:37am

Elsaxelle from France

Splendide ! Quelle neteté dans cette boule de feu, c'est incroyable. Un cadrage extra. L'ensemble est une pure merveille.

15 Sep 2011 5:39am

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Very nice.

15 Sep 2011 6:51am

Mhelene from Paris, France

A wonderful mood and very beautiful colors .

15 Sep 2011 9:22am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Such intensity here . . that horizon puts me on a roll, though !

15 Sep 2011 9:31am

Nitin from Shanghai, China

Exquisite and magnificent shot Pavan. Hope at the end of the day. hope is what sets us free. Brilliant capture of the waves and the setting sun in all its glory. Great stuff.

15 Sep 2011 10:44am

Soheil from Tehran, Iran

nice shot
well done

15 Sep 2011 10:48am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Beautiful....perfect evening mood.

15 Sep 2011 11:33am

Kat from Lorraine, France

Nice colors !

15 Sep 2011 12:01pm

Emmeji from France

Waouh, quelles couleurs !!!

15 Sep 2011 5:46pm

Sandy Weston from Maine, United States

This sun is dropping quickly away into the ocean.....and you've captured its brilliance thrown across the dark waves....unique colors, how beautiful!

15 Sep 2011 8:45pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

The wonderful light of your beautiful country and spiritual ... How many of you learn things very day ...! A hug friend, Best regards, Adela

15 Sep 2011 8:58pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States


15 Sep 2011 11:17pm

Crash from Weehawken,NJ and NYC, United States

brilliant light!

16 Sep 2011 2:08am

Sam from Chennai, India

Wow. Great capture of this most beautiful sunset. Wonderful colours. Brilliant composition. Great words to accompany this precious image. Five Stars Pavan. :)

16 Sep 2011 3:21am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

wonderful shot
well done
the sun is so hot !

16 Sep 2011 6:53am

Goddess ☼ Ƹl¡ from Tehran, Iran

deep dark blue ! what a nice subject ... and beautiful moment ....
or maybe momentS ! :)

16 Sep 2011 9:46am

Jean-Louis from France

Une belle lumière ,un bâteau au loin qui regagne son port et cette nuit qui s'annonce sur cet océan profod!!
Belle image!
Bonne journée.

16 Sep 2011 10:29am

Kala from United States

Gorgeous light and composition Pavan.

16 Sep 2011 11:15am

Laurette from Johannesburg - Fourways, South Africa

Beautiful composition and magical light. Beautifuly captured.

16 Sep 2011 1:36pm

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Wonderful sun !

16 Sep 2011 4:54pm

6ft5 from Stockholm, Sweden

What a fantastic image! Hope life is good to you! Best wishes, Göran

16 Sep 2011 5:33pm

Tomix from landerneau, France

wonderful! quiet spirit in this shot!

16 Sep 2011 5:58pm

tce76 from Saint Laurent de Brèvedent, France

Hormis les embarcations quelques peu différentes, on a le même au Havre! (lol)
Une superbe capture avec de très jolis détails de lumière.

16 Sep 2011 7:49pm

arneet from delhi, India

the sky looks so good...nice shot n nice thought!!

17 Sep 2011 9:33am

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Oh wow, that is a doozy of a shot! Positively bursting with beauty and the cinematic eye.

17 Sep 2011 3:39pm

franz from Baden, Austria

terrific colours, clever frame and format!

17 Sep 2011 4:11pm

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

I just love the tones in this shot - very nice Pavan!

17 Sep 2011 4:15pm

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

This is soooooo beautiful ! I could stay there for hours... Have a lovely weekend :)

17 Sep 2011 4:25pm

Michael Fresh from Chester, United Kingdom

A very beautiful cinematic image, the intensity is amazing.

17 Sep 2011 4:57pm

Nina from Haute Loire, France

Superb! At once exotic and familiar, like a lot!

17 Sep 2011 6:29pm

Antoine from France

Superb composition with a excellent lighting. Have a great week-end Pavan.

17 Sep 2011 7:53pm

Joelaindien from France

vraiment très sympa !

17 Sep 2011 9:46pm

AMH from Buenos Aires, Argentina

beautiful photo and colors, which despite having a deep red color, brings calm the spirit. a big kiss. Alejandra

17 Sep 2011 11:03pm

myky from Ontario, Canada

Such dramatic intensity of light contrasting with the soothing, peace from the water...nature's perfect balance.

18 Sep 2011 12:31am

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

I love the way the sun kisses the water with its orange-ish glow.
A lovely dramatic mood. :-)

18 Sep 2011 12:59am

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

A very nice seascape under this red sky

18 Sep 2011 5:10am

Jani from Sweden

very nice capture!

18 Sep 2011 5:45am

dr pankaj shukla from panaji, India

lovely detail and color of the evening glow in the water ....

18 Sep 2011 6:25am

Mathilde Collot from Fontainebleau, France

Oh Pavan, j'aurai envie de rejoindre ton beau pays pour voir ça une fois dans ma vie!! Un soleil rouge, chez nous il s’éteint dans le jaune... et je n'aime pas le jaune en photographie, j'aime la lumière, comme Baudelaire aimait ses nuages...

18 Sep 2011 6:53am

Ginnie from Netherlands

What a perfect quote for this, Pavan. Thank God our control stops at the shore! Though I guess we do need to be in better control of how we're polluting even our seas these days!!

18 Sep 2011 7:01am

Journey Photographic from Australia

This is very nice - I love the way the boats are only silhouettes, and the extreme red glow of the sun.

18 Sep 2011 8:52am

wolfen from France

Tous simplement 5 ****, toutes mes félicitations pour cette composition et la réussite technique !!!
Bravo et bon week end

18 Sep 2011 9:00am

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

What a magic moment Pavan! Your tonality, composition and framing have made this special! I'm so captivated... haven't seen such an enchanting setting sun for a long while! Best regards to you and yours!

18 Sep 2011 11:35am

MEC from Setúbal, Portugal

Very nice composition

18 Sep 2011 11:54am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Imposing, scary and beautiful all in one go

18 Sep 2011 1:44pm

Marcie from Newton, United States

Breathtaking beauty. WOW!

18 Sep 2011 6:59pm

rian from vestavia hills, United States

such a tranquil scene.. nicely shot.. :)

19 Sep 2011 2:49am

Bernardo from Barcelona, Spain

Se te ha caido un poco el horizone a la derecha, pero da igual la toma te ha quedado genial.


19 Sep 2011 5:37am

@Bernardo: Taken from a boat Bernardo....difficult to maintain a straight horizon:)

fabrizio from Rome, Italy

perfect light in this sunset

19 Sep 2011 5:53am

JacklineG from Béarn, France

Un instant magique et une lumière sublime ! Bonne journée à toi

19 Sep 2011 9:47am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

A wonderful moment, nicely captured.

19 Sep 2011 9:59am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

A wonder !!!!!! 5 *. Good day.

19 Sep 2011 12:15pm

Phil from Sausset les Pins, France

I like the opposition between the very Zen sky and this sea which moves. Lovely shot , Phil

19 Sep 2011 12:55pm

Sarah from Sydney, Australia

Totally stunning!!

20 Sep 2011 2:02am

mohkum from Cochin (Kochi), India

This is so beautiful with that crimson colour around the sun!

20 Sep 2011 4:38pm

taolechat from potenza, Italy

perfect framing, very nice job

28 Sep 2011 1:14pm

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Stunning colors. The fiery red over the cool setting blue is just beautiful.

29 Sep 2011 4:11am

Sarah from Sydney, Australia

I've come back for a second look at this one. Water is my favourite subject and this is just divine. God is amazing to give us such serene beauty.

14 Oct 2011 11:56pm

1/400 second
ISO 200
200 mm