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Dead Sea Swimmers

December 18

These swimmers are at the Dead Sea, Israel 1964. A long-time favorite – its such a great composition, I love the way the young girl in her white cap stands out, the pipes, the lolling swimmers on the lake shore. I wonder what it cost to pipe fresh water to this spot? Read about the history of the Dead Sea and environmental concerns.

I rebuilt the sky, restored the color through several layers and filters, and added in some sharpness.

Before and after. Click for big.

 

Posted by on December 18, 2012 in Beach scene, Middle East, People, Swimming

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