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© Jonathan Charles
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She was lying in the shallows after a swim (very early in the morning - it was a public beach!) and I just had to capture the sparkling light as the sea trickled over her back. Taken directly into the sun and under-exposed 3 stops (originally on slide film)

34 responses


    JOE FAILK gave props (4 Jan 2009):

    Excellent! detail and color. I wish I could take a shot like that!

  • Timothy Hoerl

    Timothy Hoerl (Deleted) gave props (4 Jan 2009):

    Gorgeous light.

  • Teresa

    Teresa gave props (4 Jan 2009):

    This is stunning.

  • Gebber

    Gebber gave props (4 Jan 2009):

    Beautiful shot

  • Diane Peterson

    Diane Peterson gave props (5 Jan 2009):

    absolutely wonderful!

  • Neil Woo

    Neil Woo said (6 Feb 2009):

    I do love this shot well done

  • Laurent Chantegros

    Laurent Chantegros gave props (6 Feb 2009):

    excellent shot, perfect lighting

  • Donnie Davenport

    Donnie Davenport said (6 Feb 2009):

    WOW! Color, light, body contour... this picture has it all! Great job!

  • Dave Dubrick

    Dave Dubrick gave props (25 Feb 2009):

    I always hate seeing nudes on here cause they usually seem to just be photos posted by pervs. But your work is amazing. This photo is incredibly beautiful!

  • Jüri Vissak

    Jüri Vissak gave props (6 Apr 2009):

    Great composition!

  • Joseph Brunjes

    Joseph Brunjes (Deleted) said (6 Apr 2009):

    Beautiful shot!

  • herman vandecauter

    herman vandecauter (Deleted) gave props (6 Apr 2009):

    This is just wonderful!

  • Nick Allen

    Nick Allen gave props (9 Apr 2009):

    stunning capture! bravo!

  • Caliber

    Caliber gave props (18 Apr 2009):


  • Jorge Aviles

    Jorge Aviles (Deleted) gave props (22 Jun 2009):

    All the above

  • Gary Rittermeyer

    Gary Rittermeyer (Deleted) gave props (22 Jun 2009):

    outstanding image!!!

  • Mark Dimitroff

    Mark Dimitroff gave props (23 Jun 2009):

    superb lighting, wonderful contrast, and great angle.

  • Camil Seisanu

    Camil Seisanu gave props (29 Jun 2009):

    AWESOME, with capitals !

  • Oleksandr Sukholeyster

    Oleksandr Sukholeyster gave props (21 Aug 2009):

    I like this

  • Tai Vanboody

    Tai Vanboody gave props (1 Oct 2009):


  • John Coleman

    John Coleman gave props (1 Oct 2009):


  • Mike Melnotte

    Mike Melnotte gave props (12 Dec 2009):

    Absolutely outstanding shot in so many ways.

  • David Ramirez

    David Ramirez gave props (13 Dec 2009):


  • Bruce Kennedy

    Bruce Kennedy gave props (13 Jan 2010):

    One of the best photos on JPGMAG...

  • Muhammad Qurban

    Muhammad Qurban gave props (20 Jan 2010):

    @Bruce, Agreed! awesome!

  • Nat Carter

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  • Antonio Romero

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  • Reggie Mateo

    Reggie Mateo gave props (23 Feb 2010):

    Brilliant shot!

  • eyal leave

    eyal leave said (11 Jun 2010):

    A superb composition and color. This is awesome!

  • Marcus Bello

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  • Konstantinos Petrakopoulos

    Konstantinos Petrakopoulos (Deleted) gave props (8 Nov 2010):

    magical !

  • Robert R. Gaines

    Robert R. Gaines gave props (17 Oct 2011):

    Beautiful composition, light, color ... Excellent.

  • Antonio Vargas

    Antonio Vargas gave props (25 Jul 2012):

    great picture!

  • Rohan Rego

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