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Sunset over St. Paul's Bay

By dougv  
A while since I uploaded anything.

As I have just returned for Holiday in Malta, I thought I would upload a Sunset shot that I took from the balcony of our apartment.

As you can see it overlooks St. Paul's Bay looking towards Gozo, and every evening there is a beautiful sunset to behold.

We had some wonderful weather with temeratures in the high 30's.

Hope you like this shot as it was taken with a fairly basic camera.

Comments welcome.

Doug ;o)

Tags: Sunset Travel Sea Paul St Malta Landscape and travel

Voters: piccy, cantona43, Mary_C and 13 more

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Mary_C 11 1 Wales
2 Jul 2006 10:59PM
Love it. I keep hoping that one day I'll see a sunset with this sort of colour and then maybe be able to do it justice with the camera. One day......

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cantona43 Plus
11 924 4 England
2 Jul 2006 10:59PM
Beautiful capture I know the place well hope you had a good hol
dougv 12 8.4k 3 England
2 Jul 2006 11:09PM
Thanks Mary, thanks Neil.

Yes, we had a great time.
I cheated a little bit by using the "Best Shot" setting which boosts the reds a little, but looking at a shot taken without it there isn't that much difference.

I cropped out the buildings in the foreground so that it wouldn't look so cluttered.

I bought the Exilim just to take on holiday as it is small and light, and the video clips are really good quality too.
Not suprised realy as it is a 7.2 Mp CCD with MPG4 video.

Doug ;o)
C_Daniels 11 399 10 England
3 Jul 2006 8:21AM
Very nice - like the tones, captured the escence of the place(not that I've been there like)
uggyy 10 2.1k 9 Scotland
3 Jul 2006 8:43AM
Pleasent image... Kind of makes me want to go there Smile
AlanBW 10 20 England
3 Jul 2006 9:02AM
This one was worth waiting for, a superb image
dougv 12 8.4k 3 England
4 Jul 2006 11:23AM
Thanks everyone!

Doug ;o)
redstag 10 100 15 United Kingdom
6 Oct 2006 6:51AM
That works very well. Lovely shot.
dougv 12 8.4k 3 England
6 Oct 2006 10:21AM
Thanks Jon.
Its not the best image in the world, but I think the little Casio does quite a good job for a shirt pocket camera.

Doug ;o)
harryw 10 80 1 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2006 10:43AM
Great colours Doug, like the pattern of the boats in the bay, someone once told me that with sunsets we need a strong silohette protuding from the land into the sky and I think this would have helped this shot and improved a beautiful sunset.Went to Malta a couple of years ago it's a wonderful island, we stayed at St Julians,weather and food brilliant and people English speaking, honest and so friendly. Well done with this shot.
BertC 10 29 Malta
29 Oct 2006 7:54PM
Hi Doug,

In fact, it's pretty close to where I live ... nice shot too.

KingArthur 10 8 Malta
14 Nov 2006 6:06PM
Lovely composition, great colours, well executed.

Do I know the place Doug!

dougv 12 8.4k 3 England
14 Nov 2006 6:59PM
Thanks Joe.
Would you be BertC's brother by any chance?

Doug ;o)
kcranmer 9 22 United States
16 Nov 2007 8:24PM
This is really amazingly beautiful, the tones are so rich! vTd
dougv 12 8.4k 3 England
19 May 2008 12:18AM
Thanks Chris.
Glad you like it.


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