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Land of Dreams

By dmhuynh72
You probably think it's a scene from Cornwall, well it's actually from Vietnam taken at around 5am this morning. Interestingly the pattern on the rocks is similar to that of giraffe skin.

Please let me know if is over saturated as I processed it on my old laptop. Saving up for a decent desktop at the moment and hopefully a Canon 5dmk2 as well.

Thank you for stopping by
and regards

Tags: Seascape Dawn Vietnam Landscape and travel

Voters: rontear, sut68, Alan_Coles and 131 more

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rontear Plus
13 8 8 England
26 Jan 2011 7:14AM
Superb Yung, natures wake up colours ! Ron.

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dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2011 7:17AM
Thanks Ron and good morning.
Alan_Coles 10 177 11 Wales
26 Jan 2011 7:18AM
Wow, amazing colour n detail - love the pink hues of the sun rays...magical stuff Yung.

Btw Yung...if you are producing stunning shots like this without a 5D2 I wouldn't bother mate, they don't come much better !!
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2011 7:19AM
Thanks a lot Al,
madbilly 7 1 4 England
26 Jan 2011 7:23AM
personally I think the colour is spot on for a scene like this


Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
26 Jan 2011 7:24AM
CHRISB911 10 54 1
26 Jan 2011 7:48AM
superb yung yes i thought it was cornwall where i live, have a great day
CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
26 Jan 2011 7:54AM
Tour wonderful images have such complementary titles, too, Yung, another work of art. Carol
DavidWebb 9 3 England
26 Jan 2011 8:06AM
Fantastic Yung - lovely comp and beautiful colours, another amazing shot to add to your excellent portfolio.
Did you use any grads on this.
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2011 8:08AM
Thank you for all your comments.

Yes I did use a 2.5 stop graduated ND.
26 Jan 2011 8:09AM
A perfect seascape Yung, beautifully done.
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2011 8:28AM
Thank you Mark for your UA, much appreciated.
kind regards
DeSilver Plus
9 13 11 England
26 Jan 2011 8:43AM
The colour in this image is unbelievable. Another stunning image from you Yung.
Long may you prosper and keep coming up with these wonderful images. Smile

Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
26 Jan 2011 8:55AM
Like the morning hues and light in this Yung, good details and great water movement capture too.
Regards Richard
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
26 Jan 2011 9:08AM
Magical and what a lovely image to view to start off my day!

Mynett 8 142 6 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2011 9:12AM
just perfection, which is what you produce time and time again

26 Jan 2011 9:34AM
lesarnott 6 11 2 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2011 9:36AM
This has wow factor! Superb shot and great processing Yung!
Rob66 6 1 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2011 9:38AM
A beauty - great colours not over saturated at all.
mrswoolybill Plus
9 985 1499 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2011 9:38AM
Well yes I was thinking of Cornwall, or Brittany, this has an Arthurian feel. Epic.
Porthos 6 1 Northern Ireland
26 Jan 2011 9:40AM
Superb image with great colour and detail.....Derek
gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2011 9:40AM
This has a futuristic, Science Fiction look to it, just beautiful.
Ian-Munro 8 200 15 Wales
26 Jan 2011 9:43AM
Bang on the money Yung!
26 Jan 2011 10:08AM
Superb Yung - you must be delighted with this image, I know I would be !
Colours and processing, spot on !

Techno Plus
8 1.8k 8 England
26 Jan 2011 10:42AM
Superb image, deserves the attention Yung, and as for the desktop always a useful acquisition, but, regards the 5d mk2 with quality of this degree I cant imagine any benefit, maybe fit a little more in the frame, good luck with your ambitions no matter what, well done..
pmorgan 9 217 13 England
26 Jan 2011 10:54AM
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! O U T S T A N D I N G!!!!

Have my award Yung!

RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
26 Jan 2011 10:58AM
Looks absolutely perfect to me, Yung: could not be better. Marvellous shot.
Codiac 9 333 3 Northern Ireland
26 Jan 2011 11:12AM
As i said elsewhere, amazing. Have my award too Smile
martinl 13 265 2 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2011 11:43AM
Superb shot Yung, real quality.
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2011 11:49AM
a beautiful place to dream yung a stunning capture Wink
26 Jan 2011 11:57AM
Absolutely stunning colours and composition.

GillyB Plus
11 317 8 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2011 12:08PM
Superbly captured Yung, ...time and location are so important and you have got this one perfect!

I wish this was mine however as it is not I am priviledged to be able to give it a GEA Smile

dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2011 12:34PM
Wow, I didn't expect it to get this much attention. Thank you everyone for your comments, UAs from Gary, Paul, Mark and GEC from Gilly.

Have a nice day.
kind regards
PhilT2 Plus
6 380 25 England
26 Jan 2011 1:06PM
Perfect. Worthy of all the awards so far. Land of Dreams is so apt.....I've spent ages looking at this one Grin Grin Grin
Anjantoo 8 7 1 England
26 Jan 2011 1:33PM
Beautiful Yung!
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
26 Jan 2011 1:55PM
gorgeous yung. love that misty water. thought it was one of paul morgans when i saw the thumb.lesley
Philo Plus
6 99 83 England
26 Jan 2011 2:07PM
I agree with Lesley and it is a great accolade being compared to Paul.
Breathtakingly stunning!
pmorgan 9 217 13 England
26 Jan 2011 2:13PM

Quote:thought it was one of paul morgans when i saw the thumb.lesley

Wish it was!Wink

taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
26 Jan 2011 2:24PM
WOW! Dramatic and full of mystery--- one expects something/osmeone to emerge from the mist!

Sezz Plus
11 617 15 England
26 Jan 2011 2:39PM
Looks absolutely stunning Yung.. Land of Dreams, well I now dream of making a visit here!!
My congrat's for your well deserved awards, top of my shortlist too Smile

Sarah *
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2011 2:40PM
Thank you everyone for your comments, much appreciated as always.
I will be happy if I was half as good as Paul Lesley.
kind regards
26 Jan 2011 2:48PM
Another simply stunning image, Yung.
LesF 10 182 9
26 Jan 2011 2:56PM
Pretty special this Yung.

baclark 7 3.7k 24 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2011 3:23PM
Superb rock textures, see what you mean about the pattern. Amazing misty, atmospheric water and colours here. Just wonderful Yung. Very well deserved of all the UAs and GEA!
JouŠo 12 56 Finland
26 Jan 2011 4:06PM
an absolute belter!!

RobD 9 25 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2011 5:09PM
Chant57 Plus
10 395 3 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2011 5:13PM
Outstanding piece of work Yung, fully deserving of all the accolades.
26 Jan 2011 5:37PM
WOW! large is awesome Yung.

John Smile
BillyGoatGruff 9 191 199 England
26 Jan 2011 5:57PM
Incredible, Yung.

Blew me away!!!

I think this deserves a gold star!

Kenfromsot 8 57 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2011 6:02PM
Sheer class.

26 Jan 2011 6:23PM
Very nice, Yung.
colin63 8 6 England
26 Jan 2011 6:32PM
Really like this one Yung

Paintman Plus
10 1.2k 177 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2011 6:36PM
An exceptional seascape Yung. Superb work.

26 Jan 2011 6:56PM
Absolutely, unquestionably - a Yung! Virtuoso photography.
paulcr 11 1.5k 9 Ireland
26 Jan 2011 7:02PM
Beatuiful. How long was the exposure? Paul
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
26 Jan 2011 7:09PM
People here like saturated pictures as you have noticed now. A great picture with composition and all

davidhu 11 19 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2011 7:37PM
Superb work Yung, congrats on all the well-deserved awards.
Eviscera 10 1.1k 149 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2011 7:47PM
Ethereal lines , a beautiful view !
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2011 8:34PM
Thank you for your comments and UAs from Brian, Bill and Phil. I am so surprised by the response and
I am very grateful for your time.
Kind regards
8 1.6k 574 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2011 9:27PM
one of your finest pieces Yung
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
26 Jan 2011 9:58PM
It's absolutely stunning Yung - congrats on the well deserved Awards.
NeilWigan Plus
6 13 15 England
26 Jan 2011 10:26PM
great capture Yung ,this is as good as it gets,stunning.
Morgs 8 20 62 Wales
26 Jan 2011 10:39PM
It's pretty damn special, that's what it is Yung. Perfect in just so many ways.

chris-p Plus
11 65 England
26 Jan 2011 11:10PM
Picture perfect and admire your talent Yung...
wolfy 12 36 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2011 11:54PM
Amazing Yung, really is!
Rock Plus
14 10 2 England
27 Jan 2011 7:50AM
I feel all has been said about this excellent shot.

Ray42 8 3 England
27 Jan 2011 8:34AM
The 7 UA's and GEA say it all - fantastic and a very big congratulations
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2011 8:46AM
Thank you for your all comments and chris_p for another UA. I am surprised to get 7 UAs, GEC, and very much appreciated. I am having a good day, I was lucky with this shot in the morning and now getting good response from everyone.
saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
27 Jan 2011 8:53AM
what amazing capture
beautiful effect, love that long exposure effect
lesliea 7 2 Australia
27 Jan 2011 9:42AM
I think I am 100 Wow great image Beautiful, well captured.
Allen, Grin
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2011 3:07PM
Truely wonderful
27 Jan 2011 3:54PM
The awards say it all
WOW !!!!!
27 Jan 2011 4:13PM
An arresting and beautifully executed image from another world. I love it Yung but if I have to comment - on my screen the cast is a little strong toward magenta. The votes and awards say quite clearly that it is an outstanding image. A
ChazB 11 64 3 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2011 4:21PM
Stunning Yung! Such beautiful light and colours, the rocks are so interesting and I love the exposure for the water.
andy_AHG 7 106 6 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2011 9:26PM
Truely excellent Yung - as the chain of well deserved awards testifies.

goso 10 2 1 Australia
27 Jan 2011 9:39PM
Lovely work...Bill
27 Jan 2011 11:55PM
More medals than Prince Charles. Beautiful shot.
oll1e 9 57 2 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2011 12:19AM
S U P E R B....................Gets my vote and awardWink
Alan_Coles 10 177 11 Wales
28 Jan 2011 12:23AM
Had a feeling this one might just grab Pete's attention Yung...congrats matey - well deserved.
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2011 2:54AM
Thank you everyone for your kind comments, and Pete for the EC, and Ollie for another UA. Its certainly a dream for me to get EC, GEC and 8 UA's.

Kind regards
An amazing list of awards Yung, many congratulations my friend, wonderful image.

28 Jan 2011 6:07AM
Congrats on all the awards. Very much deserved.
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2011 6:24AM
Thank you Mishu and Dougie and have a great weekend

LesF 10 182 9
28 Jan 2011 7:53AM
Congratulations Yung on the EC and the other host of very well deserved badges

7 10 10 England
28 Jan 2011 8:22AM
CONGRATULATIONS - This is magnificient.
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2011 8:38AM
THanks Les and Joan.
have a great weekend
photophantom 8 108 3 Philippines
28 Jan 2011 8:59AM
As ive said in FB, wow!
28 Jan 2011 1:40PM
Congrats on all the well deserved awards Yung.... wow is right Smile
Mari 13 1.8k Wales
29 Jan 2011 12:37AM
Absolutely gorgeous Yung, a superb seascape, one of the best

Mari Smile
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2011 3:40AM
Thank you Mari, Dawn abd Dennis, much appreciated for your time.
Have a great weekend
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
1 Feb 2011 1:12PM
I have had to wait Yung but I am pleased I can now give this my User Award.
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2011 4:13PM
Thanks a lot Brian.
Cracking shot. Where in Vietnam was it taken?
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2011 3:04AM
Thank you Jonathan.
Image was taken in Phan Thiet Vietnam.
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
4 Feb 2011 11:23PM
A sensational seascape which fully deserves all the accolades it has received
Stubill 8 107 England
5 Feb 2011 9:58AM
This is outstanding Yung.
Classy seascape.
DonMc 8 United Kingdom
1 Mar 2011 8:19PM
Yung, this picture and your portfolio are great. I dont think your old laptop is holding your talent back, regards DonMc
PaulLiley 7 2 13 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2011 7:25AM
Stunning capture. Don't think it's over processed at all. Like it a lot! Paul
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
22 May 2011 10:52AM
Thank you for your comments
Emu72 7 7 1 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2011 5:01PM
Amazingly I missed this. . .but worth the wait!! Stunning in every way mate! Congrats on the plethora of awards Smile

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