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Just Breaking

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Just Breaking
Just Breaking
1/4 second
f/4
600 mm focal length

Ventura, California

© David W. Orias
Canon EOS 1Ds Mark...
 
 
 
Barbara Socor
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    Breathtaking and astonishing! The light caught on the wave just, as you say, breaking, is magical!


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3/10/2009 7:56:36 PM

 
Kerry Hill
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Wow just gorgeous, David!!!!


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3/10/2009 9:05:00 PM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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Absolutely fantastic and breathtaking capture, David. Its such a joy to watch your wave shoot. Thanks for sharing.

Usman.


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3/10/2009 9:22:06 PM

 
Tania Bounader
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Splendid !


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3/10/2009 10:22:57 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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No-one does these better than you David!!!! Awesome!!!


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3/11/2009 12:22:32 AM

 
Cecil P. Whitt  

A first class image. C


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3/11/2009 12:42:38 AM

 
David W. Orias
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Thanks Barbara, Kerry, Tania, Renee and Cecil.


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3/11/2009 6:01:03 AM

 
Summer A. Kozisek
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One word David, FANTASTIC!!!


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3/11/2009 7:51:20 PM

 
Remi Trepanier
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Gorgeous capture and clarity


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3/19/2009 2:19:39 PM

 
Aleksandra Miesak
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Absolutely perfect! The best wave image I have ever seen!


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3/19/2009 7:15:36 PM

 
David W. Orias
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Thank you Summer, Remi and Aleksandra.


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3/19/2009 7:17:50 PM

 
Shawn Jennings
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Great shot, David! Congratulations on your finalist!


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4/22/2009 12:27:06 PM

 
mark grandoni  

Stunning, Congratulations David!


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4/22/2009 2:23:48 PM

 
Chris Schlosser
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David, Congratulations on your Finalist!


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4/22/2009 2:33:13 PM

 
Larry L. Redmon
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Spectacular shot, David!


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4/22/2009 3:13:08 PM

 
Lori Carlson
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This is an image after my own heart!! Love it David!!! Big congrats to you! :0)


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4/22/2009 5:35:07 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Congrats on your finalist...WOW


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4/22/2009 6:45:31 PM

 
A P
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I'm just so glad you're work is being recognized. This is definitely a winner and I expect to see it in the end. Congratz again David


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4/22/2009 7:15:45 PM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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I will say it again, "Absolutely fantastic and breathtaking capture, David". CONGRATULATIONS.

Usman


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4/22/2009 9:37:09 PM

 
Robert Baer
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david
this image is unbelieveable. you did it again my friend. you are the wave master. a huge congrats for this awesome iamge!


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4/23/2009 6:04:50 AM

 
Summer A. Kozisek
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Congrats on your finalist David!!


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4/23/2009 9:14:47 AM

 
Allen O. Howard
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Magnificent, David! Congratulations!


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4/23/2009 2:19:26 PM

 
David W. Orias
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Thanks everyone for leaving the comemtns.


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4/24/2009 3:55:16 PM

 
Bill Houghton
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David, this is an amazing finalist. A sure winner. Have a great weekend. Bill

Check out my website:
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4/25/2009 2:48:54 AM

 
Philippe Vieux-Jeanton
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Your images are always like candy for me :) Congratulations on your Finalist, David !!


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4/25/2009 10:05:58 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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This is an exquisite finalist with dazzling color and sharp detail, David!!!


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4/25/2009 10:13:26 AM

 
Anne McKinnell
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David, this is spectacular!! Congrats on your stunning finalist. You have a beautiful gallery. How do you get this fabulous texture in your wave shots?


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4/25/2009 12:45:26 PM

 
Dianna Murphy
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Congratulations! Beautiful image.


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4/25/2009 2:45:05 PM

 
David W. Orias
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Thanks again, everyone

Anne, it is a combination of the water texture at the time I take the exposure, the panning of the camera and the slowish shutter speed.


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4/25/2009 2:57:52 PM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Congratulations on this great Winner David!!!


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4/27/2009 10:58:10 AM

 
Kim  Kleinschmidt
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Congratulations on the gold David! Fabulous Image!!!!!


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4/27/2009 1:52:56 PM

 
Robert Baer
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congrats david on another awesome image.


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4/27/2009 4:53:33 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Beautiful David, congratulations on your win!


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4/27/2009 5:07:14 PM

 
A P
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Picture perfect David CONGRATULATIONS on your win!!


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4/27/2009 7:58:13 PM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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CONGRATULATIONS!!!


 "Purple Crystal Trophy"

A Special Trophy for

"August Winners"


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4/28/2009 7:25:57 AM

 
Amalia Elena Veralli
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Congratulations!!! Awesome shot.


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4/28/2009 7:32:22 AM

 
Lynne Morris
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This is awesome David, Huge Congratulations on this beautiful winner.


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4/28/2009 8:00:41 AM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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CONGRATULATIONS!!!


 "Purple Crystal Trophy"

A Special Trophy for

"MARCH Winners"


Sorry!!!


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4/28/2009 8:48:20 AM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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Love to see this win GOLD, David. CONGRATULATION ONCE AGAIN!!

Usman.


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4/28/2009 9:54:40 AM

 
Shawn Jennings
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Congratulations on your fantastic win, David!


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4/28/2009 1:19:54 PM

 
David W. Orias
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Thanks everyone.


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4/28/2009 1:24:50 PM

 
Nick Lagos
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Superlative image David....first class workmanship...


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4/29/2009 6:58:05 AM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Congrats on your 1st place win...glad to see this as a winner


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4/29/2009 4:58:49 PM

 
Robert K. Bemus
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Congratulations on your win, David!! Amazing textures you captured...


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4/29/2009 11:33:58 PM

 
Rosemary Sampson
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One word, extraordinary. A well deserved win.


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5/17/2009 2:31:01 PM

 
Rosemary Sampson
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One word, extraordinary. A well deserved win.


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5/17/2009 2:31:42 PM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Congratulations David on your Win!!!


Dominick


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5/20/2009 2:46:29 AM

 
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