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Challenge: Free Study XIV (Advanced Editing IV)
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Lens: Canon EF 70-200mm f/4.0L USM
Location: Wye River, Victoria
Date: Oct 9, 2006
Aperture: f 5.6
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/400
Galleries: Sports, Seascapes
Date Uploaded: Oct 30, 2006

Taken at Wye River on the great ocean rd.

Taken from the balcony of the house I rented with my new 70-200 f4 (damn I love this thing)

I really like this image I just wish it could be shown BIGGER as it looks sweet.

I hope somebody enjoys it.

Statistics
Place: 54 out of 625
Avg (all users): 6.4410
Avg (commenters): 7.9048
Avg (participants): 6.4467
Avg (non-participants): 6.4222
Views since voting: 1530
Views during voting: 300
Votes: 195
Comments: 30
Favorites: 7 (view)


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07/03/2007 03:39:34 PM
oh yeah! nice capture! love the spray, the body shape, the color! i'm fave-in it!
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07/03/2007 01:29:39 PM
Wow, this is beautiful, with the action and highlights on the wave next to the surfer and the great expanse of detailed water.
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05/23/2007 01:54:19 PM
Damn I love surfing shots like this. Normally its nice to see them close up, but in this case it shows the immensity of the wave. Stunning photo and its goin in my favs.
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12/12/2006 06:59:45 AM
really stunning...i'd like to know how is posible to stop Time this way? good job.
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11/17/2006 11:21:17 AM
I enjoy it very much... great capture :) and WOW.. what a view you had access to ;)
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11/08/2006 04:12:00 PM
This rocks!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
11/07/2006 03:55:44 PM
Amazing capture. Not a vantage point one often sees with surfing shots.
Congrats on a GREAT image!
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11/07/2006 06:10:33 AM
Just the moment before the weave closes out. Nice timing and photo. 8.
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11/06/2006 07:51:08 PM
NICE stop-action!
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11/06/2006 11:01:52 AM
great shot. brilliant timing to catch him on the crest of the wave
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11/05/2006 04:45:41 AM
good shot!
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11/04/2006 10:31:32 PM
Wonderful composition...love the negative space and the leading line of the wave. :)
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11/04/2006 08:51:50 PM
outstanding... light, perspective,action, angle, 10
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11/04/2006 12:42:03 AM
Outstanding stop action with dramatic rolling waves. 7
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11/03/2006 07:06:50 PM
Yo! Wondeful capture
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11/03/2006 05:54:50 PM
Nice action shot! I like the way you've framed the action here. The ocean has nice colors, while maintaining a natural look, which I also like.
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11/03/2006 03:14:13 PM
Awesome capture. I like the moment of the wave and your point of view.
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11/03/2006 10:35:17 AM
Ohmy! I love the silhouette touch to this surfer scene. This is very dramatic and totally awesome!!!!
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11/02/2006 11:40:31 PM
"WOW" what a capture..... Awesome.....
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11/02/2006 10:08:04 PM
Were you parasailing when you took this shot?? I don't know how you were higher up than the water level here, but I really like the angle and the capture of the wave.
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11/02/2006 12:33:14 PM
wow!
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11/02/2006 03:23:25 AM
Beautiful! Love the design of the wather sweeping across the image.
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11/01/2006 11:18:56 PM
sweeet. you got my first "sweeet" of the challenge.
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11/01/2006 10:12:33 PM
wow. this picture is xionesque. I'll start you at 8.
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11/01/2006 09:22:20 PM
Those are some waves! Nice composition and good POV
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11/01/2006 02:10:14 PM
good shot
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11/01/2006 10:21:45 AM
Meets challenge: 2
Lighting: 1
Composition: 1
Subject is focal point: 1
First impression/ Wow factor: 1
Total: 6
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11/01/2006 10:12:31 AM
Great use of rule of thirds.
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11/01/2006 06:12:26 AM
Has to be a high scorer...well captured and composed
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11/01/2006 04:14:07 AM
wow! how much I wish I were there...)
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