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Fijian Sunset on Fire (iii)

Fijian Sunset on Fire (iii)
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Copyright: Janice Dunn (Janice) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3277 W: 148 N: 6163] (18832)
Genre: Landscapes
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-08-15
Categories: Sky
Camera: Canon EOS 300D, Tamron 28-300 XR
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/30 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Travelogue: Fun in the Sun at Fiji
Theme(s): ~~ Sunsets & Sunrises part I ~~, Skies, ~~ Clouds, Clouds and Clouds ~~ [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2005-09-16 6:32
Viewed: 16886
Favorites: 3 [view]
Points: 46
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
'Bula' from Fiji...

This is the third of my Fijian sunset shots, all taken on the same night. As I said before, the colours changed so often, they amazed and thrilled me. So enjoy!

This is 15 minutes after sunset on Mana Island, Fiji, in the Pacific Ocean. I was sorry I had left the other side of the hill where the sun had set, but it meant walking back around the rocks in the darkening night and it was a bit dangerous too. And when I looked back and saw this sky on fire I was so sorry that I hadnít stayed over there. Quite stunning isnít it?

I was on holiday on Mana Island, a 300-acre island nestled among the western string of islands that make up the Mamanuca group just west of Nadi International Airport, Fiji. Beautiful white sandy beaches, amazing live coral reefs and crystal clear waters, surround Mana Island and it does have spectacular sunsets.

Comandante, chiliu, TAZ, scottevers7, dew77, Vicky, wallhalla15, marhowie, liquidsunshine, Luc, Tommysugar, marjan, peco85, lovenature has marked this note useful
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To lovenature: Bbbrrrrr!Janice 1 11-27 20:30
To red45: Kia oraJanice 3 09-22 19:35
To Fisher: ThanksJanice 1 09-16 19:24
To Fisher: ThanksJanice 1 09-16 19:15
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Hello Janice!
Magnificent sunset capture.Colors of sky,reflections on water....everythink is perfect.Into my favr.Thanks for sharing.

Hi Janice,
Fantastic shot of this beautiful sunset!
Very good composition, very nice colour, great frame.

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  • TAZ Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2241 W: 47 N: 3167] (10926)
  • [2005-09-16 7:16]

Wooooooow ! What a wonderful landscape that you have well captured ! The composition is great, the clouds in fire give a strong impact ! Congratulations Janice and thanks for sharing.

Ok this one gets three thumbs up...Saw the one you posted on TL, but this one rocks!

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  • dew77 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4432 W: 248 N: 4028] (13270)
  • [2005-09-16 7:59]

Hello Janice!
Perfect landscape.Yes sky looks like a fire.POV,DOF,colors,framing and composition are great.
Excellent work!TFS...:-)

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  • Vicky Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 45 W: 0 N: 94] (468)
  • [2005-09-16 8:43]

Wow, Janice, you certainly caught the mood with this one! The colours of the sky are fantastic....It's well framed and I like the way the water shines, along with the subtle reflections from the rocks.
Very nice.
Best wishes, Vicky

Call the fire department, Janice, it's burning;))
Beautiful colours, well composed and good POV.
Very well done.

Hi friend
unbelivable picture, so nice sky.

Great landscape Janice. Colorfull with very good sharpness. A very nice compositon. Very good job. WEll done.

Hi Janice,

Beautiful capture and well composed. Excellent scenery.
I would have cloaned the white light. Increase your Fstop to F11 up to 14.
Have a look at my latest on Trek Lens. Seems we have the same hues happening across the planet. Cool.


Dramatic sky Janice, Bravo!

Stunning shot Janice,
Excellent detail, sharpness and composition. The colours and exposure are very good. Good POV.
Thanks for posting, have a great weekend

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  • livios Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2150 W: 319 N: 4263] (16942)
  • [2005-09-17 16:49]

Janice, dark and light shades make this picture.

I enjoy pov and composition.

A beautiful moment you captured well. A pleasure to check.

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  • Luc Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1835 W: 301 N: 4287] (14767)
  • [2005-09-17 22:19]

So nice landscape give me the taste to born in Fiji Islands in my next life. Plane tickets are too expensive in this one ;-)
Trips keep us young.
Have a spectacular Sunday, Janice!

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  • Graal Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 751 W: 31 N: 20] (5100)
  • [2005-09-18 13:46]

Hi Janice,
excellent sunset, fire on the sky. Good capture and composition. I like it.
Rgs, Aleksander

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  • red45 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2636 W: 74 N: 9091] (31094)
  • [2005-09-22 9:14]
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Wooooooooow!!! Janice - one of best pictures of sky on TN for sure! I love mood and colours, composition with sea, hills and palms are superb. I'm glad that we're back and can admire your shots!

Good shot, great details, nice reflection.

Very nice shot. I like very much the colours!
Good work, bye Tom

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  • marjan Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 459 W: 14 N: 366] (2685)
  • [2006-09-02 10:23]

hi janice, on first look i thoth it is photo of matijazorc, but look closeer I recognise you. Nise atmosphere and coloures , TFS

Hi Janice !
Beautiful sky, very good composition and colors !
I greet

It's almost like taken from the Lords of the Rings!
Beautiful Janice! excellent POV and a vivid atmosphere!
Colors are great but the foreground is abit dark maybe..
Nice work:)


Congratulations on being featured today Nov 27, 2006

Oh Janice....this shot look so inviting today. Beautiful warm clouds, beaches, and rolling hills. Nicely framed and gorgeous colours.

It's -39C with the wind chill here today and getting colder. Quick take me away :)
TFS Janice

Hi Janice,
I think you are a great photographer!
Almost all of your fhotos are magnificent!
Nice coulours and good composition.
make more fhotos so I can enjoy them.

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