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Shades of Blue

Posted by
JJ (Jersey City, United States) on 14 November 2008 in Abstract & Conceptual and Portfolio.

Thought I would post a few this week from my trip back to New Zealand Earlier this year

This shot is from Napier from the Bluff hill lookout, I just loved the range of blues in the seas

FUJIFILM FinePix S6000fd 1/105 second F/8.0 ISO 100 22 mm

Thank you for taking the time to visit. I really appreciate all your comments, and welcome any critique as I am learning the art of photography, and having a blast with it
Was away for a while but finally back
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Laurie from New Jersey, United States

This is lovely. It has a surreal and abstract feel to it. Nice image.

14 Nov 2008 5:46am

Zygene from morlaix, France

un bien joli tableau abstrait de bleu

14 Nov 2008 6:16am

Nicholas from Shah Alam, Malaysia

Excellent image. The range of blues is very nice.

14 Nov 2008 6:52am

Zing from Hamilton, New Zealand

Nice blue, I like it.

14 Nov 2008 6:53am

Suzanne Cummings from Huntington Bch, United States

Oh my, this is stunning. Like a minimalist painting.

14 Nov 2008 7:21am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Wonderful composition like an abstract, like a Rothko's painting.
I like it very much.

14 Nov 2008 7:25am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

And the sky. The blues are gorgeous. Nice one.

14 Nov 2008 7:27am

Linerberry from Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand

Wow that is stunning jj!! I find it amazing in NZ how the Ocean has so many shades. I don't seem to recall it anywhere else. Great image and super blues:-)

14 Nov 2008 7:29am

jamesy from christchurch, New Zealand

Wow I live here and have never seen anything like this well done

14 Nov 2008 7:32am

aubry from Montpellier, France

hi
Very amazing shot...
i love it

14 Nov 2008 9:04am

Chimti from India

And this is all natural? Now this is the beauty of nature which cant be compared to anything manmade...except of course your photography! It is splendid :)

14 Nov 2008 9:34am

Kathryn from Warburton, Australia

oh wow! a great abstract! I haven't made it to the Napier area yet on my NZ travels but maybe next time!

14 Nov 2008 10:13am

dobbino from Cape Town, South Africa

So simple - but so special. Superb.

14 Nov 2008 10:46am

DaveB from Exeter, United Kingdom

Lovely abstract shot, but your watermark right in the centre ruins it a bit!

14 Nov 2008 10:56am

Radel from Netherlands

Now, thats what they call a sea of blue. every imaginable shade!

14 Nov 2008 11:01am

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan

Beautiful gradation of blue colors. I was surprised by the quality of the picture and I have check the size of the picture, I understand now why...

14 Nov 2008 11:38am

Les from Lincoln, United States

Simply gorgeous. I'd hang this on my wall. Such a soothing image.

14 Nov 2008 12:10pm

Giovanni from Milan, Italy

Gorgeous abstract shot! Love it!

14 Nov 2008 1:18pm

beanow from Poland

The exquisite image...how the paint painting watercolours...

14 Nov 2008 1:25pm

gbe from kansas city, United States

beautiful, meditative photo

14 Nov 2008 2:04pm

Hess from Murphy, United States

Apropos title...beautiful exposure. Wow, those blues scream paradise! Wherever this is, I'm going there in my mind.

14 Nov 2008 2:51pm

Aurélie from Bretagne, France

Very Beautiful colors !!

14 Nov 2008 3:23pm

Sylvain from Concarneau, France

Couleurs qui font rêver...
Bonne journée.

14 Nov 2008 3:44pm

don from spokane, United States

This makes a fine abstract until one learns that its the ocean....then it makes a different sense. I too really like the marvelous range of blues in this image. Beautifully done.

14 Nov 2008 4:47pm

willow from Chelsea, United States

So serene - even if I didn't know what it was I could lose myself in all that blue. It's very calming.

14 Nov 2008 4:50pm

Terry H. from Azle Teaxs, United States

Cool and creative shot. I really like it. Well done!

14 Nov 2008 5:42pm

Michael Rawluk from Prince George, Canada

That would make a terrific painting.

14 Nov 2008 5:44pm

Manel from Girona, Spain

Five star JJ, realy exelent and simple. I love the dferents tones of bleau

14 Nov 2008 6:17pm

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

Blue is such a soothing colour and these shades are beautiful :)

14 Nov 2008 6:24pm

Florence from Paris, France

Paradise for me ! Wow ! :-)

14 Nov 2008 7:06pm

Jasp from Plymouth, United Kingdom

Oh yes would like to take a swim in that. Simple but very effective.

14 Nov 2008 7:12pm

Stephen Phillips from San Francisco, United States

This is utterly fabulous. So simple. So magnificent. I completely love this image and would love to see a room-sized print of it.

14 Nov 2008 7:17pm

martie from Rivendale, United States

Nice one - and aptly titled.

14 Nov 2008 7:19pm

Phototherapy from Switzerland

Fantastic shot, congratulations JJ!
I LOVE it. This is true painting, abstract and minimalist art
SwissCharles

14 Nov 2008 8:17pm

paolo from Italy

this is what comes to my mind dreaming vacations.

14 Nov 2008 9:22pm

marc from France

Nice palette of green, going to the green of salad to the green of forest, well done!!!!
I' just want to tell you, I'm a Colour-blind person
LOOOOOLLLLL!!
C'est très BEAU, good week end

14 Nov 2008 9:57pm

AC from NY, United States

Very creative snap. Love the shades of blue and the merging of sea and sky that you've captured.

14 Nov 2008 10:12pm

Maramy from Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom

Amazing!! Love it, all those beautiful shades of blue.

14 Nov 2008 10:18pm

Craig from United Kingdom

Very simple yet beautiful, amazing range of blues!

14 Nov 2008 10:20pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Very Beautiful! I love the many different shades of blue.

14 Nov 2008 10:37pm

Earnest from Oklahoma, United States

I can see why you liked it... aptly named.

14 Nov 2008 10:56pm

Charles from New York, United States

Beautiful shot. Nice shades of blue.

15 Nov 2008 1:33am

Sidney from Manila, Philippines

Looks like a watercolor painting... lovely shades of blues!

15 Nov 2008 3:08am

One from Açores, Portugal

Very beautiful composition, that magnificent shade! A nice texture.

15 Nov 2008 3:44am

vu@granby - Alain Berger from Granby, Québec, Canada

Very creative, love the blue colours in this image and the powerful shade !

15 Nov 2008 3:55am

Elaine- from Vancouver, Canada

very beautiful, can't tell where the sea ends and the sky begins... neat!

15 Nov 2008 3:56am

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

Ahh! This is so much like a painting...wonderful and flowing like a warm ocean on a summers day. Lovely.

15 Nov 2008 4:38am

filipo from France

simple but efficient !
efficient to support the sad weather we have today ...
ciao

15 Nov 2008 9:45pm

cako from Germany

Beautiful different blue tones. Great idea !

15 Nov 2008 10:28pm

Barbara from Florida, United States

What is amazing is this watercolor image is the real thing through your lens.
Gorgeous layers of blue.

16 Nov 2008 2:25am

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

Incredible tones. A lovely shot.

16 Nov 2008 11:34am

maLuz from Pamplona, Spain

Adorable degree of blues...it's clean, and magic. I love this one...

16 Nov 2008 6:17pm

Nataly from Santa Monica, United States

What a beauty! Pure art.

18 Nov 2008 4:30am

Ada Panich from S.Benedetto del Tronto, Italy

Yes a beautiful blue but I find it a bit weak as composition.

18 Nov 2008 2:09pm

Carissa from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Serenity :)

18 Nov 2008 3:34pm

Vink from Grasse - French riviera, France

Wonderful painting in picture !

19 Nov 2008 1:50pm

dj.tigersprout from San Bruno, CA, United States

truly gorgeous -- i wanna be there now!!!

20 Nov 2008 11:41pm

613photo from dallas, United States

This is a great abstract. Would love to see it as a huge print.

24 Nov 2008 3:50am

FUJIFILM FinePix S6000fd
1/105 second
F/8.0
ISO 100
22 mm