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Nikon D2X


Capture Date/Time: June 5, 2006 16:26
Aperture/Shutter Speed: F/4 - 1/2000 sec
Focal Length: 55 mm
ISO: 100
Flash: None


One of my boys here having a great time in the waves. I've said this before, but it always surprises me just how fast you need a shutter speed to be to capture decent action. I really enjoy taking pictures at the beach, but I am so paranoid about sand getting all over the camera and lenses. I have a separate "sand bag" that I carry my stuff in when I go to the beach and only the beach, but of course I forgot it on this trip. So I am forced to use my regular bag here. It is unbelievable how much sand gets everywhere even when you're careful!



Comments


06.09.06, 12:54 PM, Mark Ellis. UK:

Great shot Mike, reminds me of my son surfing in perranporth cornwall -I think you're brave to take the camera to the beach but it was deffinatly worth it! [excuse english -i'm english!]


06.09.06, 01:51 PM, Still:

He seems to be happy. Cool shot.


06.09.06, 05:52 PM, micki:

I know, we live on a peninsula, and I always have sand in my van, even when I'm nowhere near the beaches!

Fantastic catch, love the frozen water splashes!


06.09.06, 06:14 PM, Jeremi:

Great shot, love the eye contact you got here!


06.10.06, 06:52 AM, Bob:

Great memories of riding the waves! Fantatstic shot Mike!


06.10.06, 08:36 AM, ana:

that's just delightful! love the water splatters!


06.10.06, 12:02 PM, Diane:

Yes, great water splashes! and wonderful expression of FUN. Would love to see this really close up with all that water dripping off of him.


06.10.06, 06:27 PM, Steph:

Hope he didn't hurt his jaw doing this!


06.10.06, 09:55 PM, cool daddio:

Ah what a perfect capture of the joy of the beach.
Hope to be body surfing toworrow :-)


06.12.06, 05:38 AM, Chantal:

Great timing for this fresh image. Love it a lot.


06.13.06, 02:04 AM, navin harish:

Super shot. On the weekend I also went to a beach but that is no where as clean as this one.


06.26.06, 03:41 AM, Jesper:

Great action shot! The fast shutter speed has really made the splashes of water sharp and they frame your boys face nicely.



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