Photo of the Day: Thursday, June 17, 2010

Here's last year's grand prize winner from our Readers' Contest to get you inspired.

Here’s last year’s grand prize winner from our Readers’ Contest to get you inspired.

Grand-Prize-Winner

*Grand Prize Winner*“This was taken in January 2009 on a remote beach in Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor, OR, during a rare dry, clear spell. Access to this corridor is limited to a few sandy beaches down steep slopes. I was photographing just before sunset when fog started to form and the tide was at its lowest, revealing these tide pools. Everything seemed to come together. I made three vertical images and then stitched them together, for a quality similar to that of a 4×5 camera.” See more images at www.fratesphoto.com.*Tech Specs:* Tripod-mounted Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III with Canon 24–105mm f/4l IS lens and polarizing filter. Exposure, 1 sec at f/16, ISO 100. three images stitched into one using photomerge in Photoshop CS4.