I arrived too late to catch the sun setting in the sea, which happens at around 9 PM in late August in my region. But the orange and pink dusk light held the sky in its grip for a couple of hours after sunset.
It was around 8 degrees Celsius (46°F) when I arrived. It was calm in the air but it had been windy during the day so the sea was still raging and threw waves violently against the flat rocks. It looked awesome and the sound was deafening. But still there was almost no wind, which was a funny combination.
After capturing the waves I started walking back along the beach. As I turned around and watched the much less violent waves licking the sand on the inside of those rocks I knew I had to take more photos.
I experimented with different camera settings in order to get the right blurriness in the moving water. As it washed the edge of the beach the water the wet sand reflected the skylight, creating this silvery look.
I didn’t think much about it after capturing it, but as I edited the photo the day after I realized it was one of my best photos from that night. At midnight it started getting darker …
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