ernogy
ernogy

Stoked - - - California Fun

I knew this surfer wasn't going to stick around too long, so I quickly bumped the ISO up to 1250 and opened up the f-stop to f-4 to freeze his silhouette.
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I knew this surfer wasn't going to stick around too long, so I quickly bumped the ISO up to 1250 and opened up the f-stop to f-4 to freeze his silhouette.

If you shoot here, watch your left as incoming waves accelerate up this channel and can really sneak up on you.

A popular composition is to get low and center the three frontmost pots in the very foreground. I'll post that version later.
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ernogy
 
ernogy March 31, 2013
An unplanned and different take on the Flickr-popular 'The Potholes' in La Jolla, California. With my tripod set up for some landscape photography, a surfer popped into the scene and immediately became my mid ground subject.

Canon EOS 5D Mark III | EF 17-40 L @ 17mm | 0.3 sec | ISO 1250 | f/4
marcelfens
 
marcelfens April 09, 2013
Funny!
Ushine
 
Ushine June 22, 2013
This photo is amazing! Great job! ;) LOVE IT!
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DeerHaven1 July 31, 2015
Join the conversation. Add a comment or even better, a critique. Let's get better together!
DeerHaven1
 
DeerHaven1 July 31, 2015
I spent a lot of my childhood on the beach just south of here (Tourmaline). Great shot & thanks for the memories.