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    While in Los Angeles this past week, I went to Malibu to rest and relax. I was enjoying the beach and decided to go for a swim at the sunset... When I looked over and saw this couple in a moment of deep and beautiful love. It was too perfect to not get a photograph of. I went and asked them and then took my camera into the ocean to get it from the angle I saw it in. The burning sun behind them, their deep embrace, the ocean crashing all around them... All symbolic of such a perfect love.
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    Great job overexposing the background Adam — this light gives your frame a magical feeling, as my eye focuses on the moment of these two deep in love. I love how wide you shot this photo, further revealing the landscape to this scene. I love seeing that no one else is around. This photo does feel "symbolic of such a perfect love." I bet this couple loves this photo and are really appreciative of you taking this for them. Well done.

    David Lee
    Producer, Nat Geo Your Shot
    Photo Details
    Date Taken: Sep 25, 2018
    Date Uploaded: Sep 30, 2018
    Location: Los Angeles, California, United States
    Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D750
    Focal Length: 50 mm
    Shutter Speed: 1/4000 sec
    Aperture: f/1.4
    ISO: 80
    Copyright: © Adam Schluter
    Categories: People, Portraits
    Assignments: My Best Photos of 2018, My Best Photos of September 2018