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Timbo October 20, 2013
Wow, simply outstanding. You've nailed this shot.... Voted!!!
 
tlotter November 01, 2013
Fantastic image,great timing
 
joddee December 26, 2013
very cool shot! Great timing
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rmr731 December 26, 2013
Congratulations on being a finalist!
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debcoimages December 26, 2013
I love this! Congrats on being a finalist, very deserving.
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MissSandy December 26, 2013
Congrats on being a finalist! Perfect shot!
 
Thimbee December 26, 2013
Very cool capture. Congrats
 
SherranAndersen December 26, 2013
Congrats... great timing.
 
seatonimages December 26, 2013
spectacular, love this. congratulations
 
Alex_Illmer December 26, 2013
Wonderfull!
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sweetpea72 December 26, 2013
WOW!!
 
symesie04 December 27, 2013
so simple yet so effective. Brilliant.
 
ArtQ December 28, 2013
Congrats on your finalist award in Black & White Texture Contest
 
GeraldineLefoe December 29, 2013
Impressive composition, best of luck with the fina,
 
NedaAhmadi December 29, 2013
congratulation to you :)
this is the grate shot and creatively
I love it .
 
BEBE63 December 29, 2013
WONDERFUL SHOT
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Jeanne713 December 29, 2013
Very cool!
 
rainabo December 29, 2013
I think that's best picture ever!!! I love it!
 
IanDMcGregor January 02, 2014
Outstanding!
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fotogalmexican January 02, 2014
superb
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AlanJakarta January 02, 2014
Superb well-timed shot. Congratulations on being a Runner-up.
 
MatthiasL January 03, 2014
the simplest idea makes THE shot... amazing!
 
amitgupta-gwl January 04, 2014
superb moment capture
 
Koi_Mau January 04, 2014
simply uauuu … bravisimo .. fantastic photo
 
ArtQ January 04, 2014
Congrats on your Runner Up Award.
 
lindywalker January 04, 2014
Fantastic shot!
 
tsambaproductions January 04, 2014
congrats
 
susanneradke January 04, 2014
This is such a unique photo, simply fantastic - congratulations!!!!
 
RhondaMcD January 04, 2014
Beautiful. Congratulations
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feistyvolk January 05, 2014
Congrats on runner-up!
 
Barillas January 05, 2014
Now this is a nice pic! congrats
 
Rickcrys January 08, 2014
Congrats on pacing in a couple of contests...this shot is awesome!
 
Rl1956 January 09, 2014
perfection, congrats
 
readysetgo January 09, 2014
Wow, great capture!
 
Jacc January 13, 2014
great capture
 
wolongshan January 22, 2014
super
 
alanrobertson January 28, 2014
brilliant image….congratulations…well deserved…
 
glburghart January 28, 2014
Outstanding image, Congrats!!!
 
mgoldin2 February 24, 2014
beautiful
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pmkane April 10, 2014
S T U N N I N G !
 
darlenenicholson March 17, 2015
wow, talk about capturing a special moment in time! So glad I got to see this.
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NickBPhotoUK August 18, 2015
Excellently executed.
 
CWphotos5 August 18, 2015
Amazing timing and perfect focus! Congratulations!
 
anabotelho August 18, 2015
i love this photo!!! congrats very beautiful!
 
kellrhettamelia August 20, 2015
So curvy! Awesome shot!:)
 
JDLifeshots August 26, 2015
Amazing capture! Congrats.
 
jansiepotgieter July 14, 2016
Unbelieveable,
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davidisaacyoung June 05, 2018
Perfect timing! Awesome shot.
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ginnijackson Feb 10
This is one of my favorite photos to date. The simplicity along with the motion... Love it!
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Catsblot Feb 13
Oustanding! Congratulations!
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dkoch28 Feb 13
Congratulations. Fantastic photo!!!!

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Behind The Lens

Location
I took this photo in Waipio Valley on the Big Island of Hawaii.
Time
1pm.
Lighting
I used an on-camera Nikon SB-700 flash set to TTL.
Equipment
I was using a Nikon D7000 with a 35mm lens. I shot this at f5.6 and 1/1250. The ocean was raging and there was a lot of sea foam surging up and down the beach. I saw this one rock and every time the water (foam) would make contact it would create these great shapes. I held my camera about an inch off the sand and when the water would hit my right foot I'll press the shutter and lift my camera up so it wouldn't get soaked. Well worth the risk of getting my gear wet.
Inspiration
Just out for a walk.
Editing
I always shoot RAW so I just ran it through Lightroom.
In my camera bag
D7000, D750, 35mm, 85m, 100mm Macro, 14-24 2.8, 24-70 2.8, 70-200 2.8, SB-700.
Feedback
To get great shots you need to put your gear at risk. Don't be irresponsible or risk your own safety but maybe push it a little out of your comfort zone. Equipment can be replaced.

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