One of Auckland's best sunset locations

-- Brian

As the sun dipped below the horizon, painting the sky in hues of gold and crimson, I found myself immersed in the enchanting beauty of Piha, Auckland. The warm glow of the sunset cast a spell over the landscape, transforming it into a scene straight out of a dream. The following image is a panorama of around 15 photos, all taken handheld.

Amidst the breathtaking backdrop, a lone jogger against the backdrop of crashing waves caught my eye.

Inspired by the dynamic energy of the ocean, I experimented with intentional camera movement (ICM) to create a unique and abstract interpretation of the scene.

Blurring the lines between reality and imagination:

Here in Piha, nature's beauty reigns supreme, offering moments of serenity and inspiration to all who are fortunate enough to witness it: