Well, I must admit that I'm not exactly into people photography. I don't like to intrude on people's privacy. So the only way for me is mostly via tele (like this
one). This one was captured at the Portugese coast near Lisbon at a place called Cascaes. It's a very rough coast as you can see from the lava rocks. Some of them are sharp as glass.
Caught this guy contemplating and fishing and enjoying this place and the sea thundering against the rock:
Apropos thundering: Here's proof of what goes on there even on a normal sunny day. But those guys knew where they stand and didn't back away from a little gist and salty spray:
I left this one at b&w! Some of you remember that I always shoot with in-camera-conversion set to high contrast b&w and only decide afterwards whether the colors add something relevant to the image. In this case the rising spray stood out much better in b&w. Colors would have only distracted the eye...
Both images captured with my trusty old 18-200 VR at 150/130mm, which gave me an equivalent 230/200mm tele on film. Shooting distance was someting around 30 meters. exposure was 1/500 sec on #1 and 1/800 sec on #2. Both at f/8 ISO 200.
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