seems Artless

Sunset? Yes - Ocean? No :: See below...
Canon 10D :: 1/15s :: f9.5 :: ISO 100
Lake Simcoe, near Port Bolster, Ontario :: July 31st, 2004

That really is the sun, but the background is a water colour... This is a photo-blog, so let me show you how this was done:

I started out with a simple half white, half blue water colour:

Using a crappy old telescope with the eyepiece out, I projected the image of the sun onto the page and rotated it 180 degrees... This picture should make it clear:

Of course most people seem to like the real sunset that night, but no one said "art" was pretty...
The real sunset that night

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License by David Sky, 2004.