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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
Other shots are posted on my flickr account

IF you see yourself in any of my people on the street shots and want it to be removed please contact me and I will remove it straight away

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

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 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

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
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 ...

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'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
ISO 100
22 mm