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A stand up paddle-boarder gets a surprise visit from a siren of the sea.

A stand up paddle-boarder gets a surprise visit from a siren of the sea.
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Contest Finalist in Rule Of Seconds Photo Contest vol1
Contest Finalist in People And Water Photo Contest 2017
Contest Finalist in Summer Time Photo Contest
Contest Finalist in Creative Compositions Photo Contest Vol3
Contest Finalist in Underwater Games Photo Contest
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Rule Of Seconds Photo Contest vol1Top 20 class
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Compositions 101 Photo Contest vol4Top 10 class week 2
People And Water Photo Contest 2017Top 20 class
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People And Water Photo Contest 2017Top 20 class week 3
People And Water Photo Contest 2017Top 20 class week 2
People And Water Photo Contest 2017Top 20 class week 1
Once Upon A Time Photo ContestTop 10 class
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Summer Time Photo ContestTop 10 class
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Creative Compositions Photo Contest Vol4Top 20 class
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Creative Compositions Photo Contest Vol4Top 20 class week 1
People Posing Photo ContestTop 30 class
People Posing Photo ContestTop 20 class week 3
People Posing Photo ContestTop 20 class week 2
People Posing Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Compositions 101 Photo Contest vol3Top 10 class
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Compositions 101 Photo Contest vol3Top 10 class week 1
Rule Of Thirds Photo Contest v2Top 10 class
Rule Of Thirds Photo Contest v2Top 10 class week 2
Rule Of Thirds Photo Contest v2Top 10 class week 1
Image of the Year Photo Contest 2016Top 10 class
A Fantasy World Photo ContestTop 10 class
Can You See Me Photo ContestTop 10 class
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A Fantasy World Photo ContestTop 10 class week 3
Can You See Me Photo ContestTop 10 class week 2
A Fantasy World Photo ContestTop 30 class week 2
Can You See Me Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Underwater Games Photo ContestTop 30 class
Your Point Of View Photo ContestTop 30 class
A Fantasy World Photo ContestTop 20 class week 1
Underwater Games Photo ContestTop 20 class week 3
Getting Creative Photo ContestTop 20 class
Social Exposure Photo Contest Vol 6Top 20 class
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staciephillips
 
staciephillips November 04, 2017
This is absolutely amazing
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Rileyrc
 
Rileyrc December 10, 2017
Great pic
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korinna PRO
 
korinna February 08, 2018
Voted
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JB11
 
JB11 April 25, 2018
Awesome
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hamrico
 
hamrico May 10, 2018
Awesome
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DNproSTUDIO
 
DNproSTUDIO February 25, 2019
great and interesting photo to see people who will surf and mermaids

Behind The Lens

Location
This photo was shot on the west side of the island of O`ahu, Hawaii.
Time
This was captured at 11:24am.
Lighting
When I'm shooting underwater I only use natural lighting. I wanted to capture this over/under shot with the sun rays shining down on the mermaid so I positioned us so that we could accomplish that. Turned out pretty well.
Equipment
This was shot using a Canon 7D Mark II | Tokina 10-17 fisheye | Aquatech Elite Water Housing
Inspiration
Sometimes inspiration comes from other people. My mermaid model Rachel told me she had been wanting to capture an image like this. I did everything in my power to make it happen and I think it turned out beautifully. It was easier to capture then I thought it would be because Rachel and Adrian, the standup paddle-boarder were so good at what they do and easy to work with.
Editing
I do all of my post-processing in Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop. The main aspects of the photo I adjust are the white balance, contrast, shadows and highlights.
In my camera bag
I am usually shooting either underwater or close to the ocean, shooting landscapes and seascapes. This is what I pack in my Lowepro bags: CANON EOS 7D Mark II with EF-S 18-135mm| Tokina AT-X 107 AF NH Fisheye 10-17mm | Tokina AT-X 116 PRO DX-II 11-16mm f/2.8 | Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 | Oben CT-3581 Carbon Fiber Tripod With BE-126T Ball Head | Aquatech Elite 7D2 Sports Housing | HOYA HD3 CIR-PL and HOYA EVO Antistatic UV filters.
Feedback
This image was captured because my mermaid model Rachel had a vision for what she wanted to see. I listened to her wishes and planned out the shoot accordingly. I think sometimes all you have to do is be open to other's creativity around you and let it inspire you.

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