Indian Beach, Ecola State Park
I took this photo recently near Cannon Beach, OR, from an overlook at Ecola State Park. The scene that was developing, with the two surfers being dwarfed by the sea stacks, reminded me of some of the images that I've seen over the years in the Exposure pages of Outside magazine. The overcast conditions made this a tough exposure, but they also helped to create the mood for the image. I just wish that it was sharper.

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Thu Aug 04, '11 12:50PM
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Media ID 20110817173744273  
Date Thu Aug 04, '11 12:50PM
Comments 3
Views 1148
Uploaded By Roger Maki
Aperture Value f//6.3
Date/Time Thu Aug 04, '11 08:50AM
EXIF Image Height 677 pixels
EXIF Image Width 1024 pixels
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash No Flash
Focal Length 250 mm
ISO 100
Make Sigma
Metering Mode Pattern
Model SIGMA SD14
Sensing Method One Chip Color Area Sensor
Shutter Speed Value 1/160 sec
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I don't see anything that isn't tack sharp...or fixable in PS filters. Perfecto, Roger! Awesome shot and thank you for posting.

I can see the softness in the surfers, but for a grab shot at a state park overlook I think this is just fine. The placement of the surfers and the angle of view provide an excellent sense of scale.

Very good impression of the mood there. I can almost hear the breakers crash on the rocks!