Monday, May 5, 2014

bagan lalang, sepang sun-set

when my daughter asked us to go to bagan lalang for family dinner on the labour day, my thought as a fotografer was, yes i know there would be sunset but besides a good weather is there any good subject to complement the sunset..anything..from foliage, island, building even-though not preferable being 'unnatural' unless a unique traditional sort of buildings..

i parked the car at the some sort of yard of the nearby hotel call sepang gold coast there..assumed only cuz saw a lot of these ???? i lost the term..

after i dropped my wife and one of my daughter at the stall to order the food as early so not to wait too long at the dinner time off-course after the sun-set..i understand that it sometimes took 45 minutes to 1 hour to get your order ready, i went straight to the beach..came prepared with landscape kit packed in a box fresh from mount bromo safari trip and a d5300 bought few days earlier..

hoping not much of a subject other than the sunset and the beach with the golden light, i walked to the beach at normal pace when i knew the resort might offer something for a subject but i noticed only the timber fence continued from the chain-link to mark their 'private' beach could be attractive enough..bolih ke pagar macam tu jer..all i know memang tak bolih but MALAYSIA boleh..i might b wrong though..but the fence is on the opposite left when the sun is on the right..and u cant cross to the other side..not so much a subject that you could not put into the composition now but came the month when the sun moves to the left then u might have a good subject..sun moves or rather earth moves..

suddenly i saw a bark of tree, a big one as you normally saw is inside the water but first i wonder how it get there or did someone purposely pulled the bark there especially but surely fellow fotografers looking for subject during an outing so must be few of them then to pull that heavy object..i dont know but it was good enough and i was so happy already when quickly set-up my tripod and started getting busy checking and looking for the composition..unfortunately the longer centre column was left at home when i could pull the whole bark within the water line rather than the horizon cutting across..