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This is Breathtaking! What an incredible Shot...
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Well, I would say your finalist win was well worth it after all that!!! Beautiful!! Congrats!
 
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Congradulations Beautiful!!
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Fantastic story and a stunning capture, good to know everything turned out fine.

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The Secret Cave of 1,000 Steps Beach

My brother Justin lives in Laguna Beach, California, so I decided to pay him a visit over the weekend. He showed me this amazing and somewhat secret cave mostly known by locals just south of 1,000 steps beach in South Laguna Beach. It was quite a memorable experience just getting to the cave. I was carrying all of my camera gear in my F-Stop Loka Backpack and was wearing Chaco sandals. We got to the end of the trail on the shore where it turned into really steep and wet rocks with about a 5-foot drop off into the ocean. I slipped on the rocks trying to get down into the waist-deep ocean and fell face first into the water and rocks, totally submerging myself and my backpack full of camera gear. I scratched up my leg, foot, and both hands, but surfaced just fine. I was absolutely blown away when I opened my pack to find that all of my gear was totally dry. Thank you F-Stop Gear! As you can see, the cave was absolutely worth the tumble. Hopefully you can make out my brother Justin modeling for me in the distance on the slanted rock on the shore.

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Won Contest Finalist in Finding Arches In Nature Photo ContestOctober, 2017
Won Contest Finalist in Pastel Tones In Nature Photo ContestJune, 2017
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Won Nik Software Collection February, 2016
Won Contest Finalist in Arches In Nature Photo ContestJanuary, 2016
Won Contest Finalist in Windows In Nature Photo ContestDecember, 2015

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