Photographer's Note

Last year I posted a few photographs from Kiribati, and last month I eventually got around to editing them all and posting them to my Pbase gallery. When I did that I realised that I hadn’t posted this shot to TrekEarth – my favourite from what I brought back from Kiribati.

This was shot in the Temaiku Bight and shows a lone mangrove hugging the edge of a sand bank at low tide. It was taken close to midday and the equatorial sun was scorching hot, creating a real challenge to get the exposure right and not blow out the whites of the sand. I under-exposed several stops to do that, and then adjusted the exposure using curves.

If anyone is interested in seeing some daily life photographs from Kiribati (most of which are not good enough to post to TE) you can find them in my PBase gallery here

Merry Christmas to all my TE friends. To those of you who live in cold climates in the northern hemisphere, I hope this picture makes you feel a bit warmer. To those of you in Australia who will be spending Christmas Day on the beach, throw one on the barbie for me.

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Additional Photos by David Astley (banyanman) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1231 W: 108 N: 2568] (7797)
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