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A self portrait, captured last night! With the new moon, we are experiencing extreme changes in the tides, at the beaches.

A big thank you to Julianne, for going on another fun photography adventure.

Oceanside, California
January 13, 2013

Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM
RAW / Tripod / Aperture Priority / -1/3 EC / 17 mm
F 10 @ 1/320 ISO 400

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Tiia Vissak
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    great tones, light & mood!

1/14/2013 12:03:01 AM

Patricia A. Coblentz
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A glorious image/self portrait, and perfectly fitting that it should be in the beautiful scene that you are a master of capturing!

1/14/2013 12:18:54 AM

Avril Young
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wow, outstanding self portrait and scene..

1/14/2013 1:29:17 AM

Michelle Alton
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Wow! First of all, you're a great athlete!! I have to wonder...How many jumps did it take before one was captured so perfectly?

1/14/2013 3:33:56 AM

Colette M. Metcalf
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Wow, this is excellent!!!

1/14/2013 3:41:23 AM

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1/14/2013 4:36:59 AM

Cynthia Bullard
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I love this Donna! Made me laugh!

1/14/2013 7:08:53 AM

Martha R. Mazon
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A fun and beautiful self-portrait, Donna! How many times did you have to try to get that timing right?? Love this.

1/14/2013 7:24:09 AM

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I was laughing so-o hard..You just wanted an excuse to jump for joy at the great sunset pix we were getting! Love this..fav for me girlfriend. So-o glad we went!

1/14/2013 8:18:22 AM

Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thanks so much. I went out in front of the camera, three times, jumped twice. But I bracketed the exposures, so I had 6 photographs to choose from. This was the first exposure from my second jump.

Anyway, it was fun. It was so pretty, I couldn't help but jump and sing with delight. I'm glad Julianne didn't mind hanging out with me. LOL!!!

Take care all,


1/14/2013 8:35:40 AM

Carol L. Quina
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Beautiful shot! As always! I'm curious Donna if you would share with me how you get such glossy shots?

1/14/2013 1:13:23 PM

Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thanks Carol. I will send a private email, because I want to make sure I understand your question.

But for my sunset shots, I use a tripod. I love my Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM lens and use it whenever possible!!

1/14/2013 1:28:39 PM

Ann Coates
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Wow, what a glorious sunset and brilliant image.

1/14/2013 3:28:49 PM

Wm Nosal
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Beautiful Capture Donna!
Hi Julianne

1/14/2013 6:20:46 PM

Renee Doyle
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Sounds like you girls had fun!!!!!! And what an awesome sp! Love the background too Donna :-)

1/16/2013 12:12:45 AM

Debra R. Harder
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Love the light and colors...and the silhouette just sends it over the top! Amazing image, Donna!!

1/18/2013 7:31:51 AM

Emile Abbott
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Nice selfie, Donna.

3/20/2014 12:09:48 PM

Jill Odice
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THis is so YOU! Wish I could come down with the other Chicks for the Flower Fields this weekend but I just can't make it this time...Hope to see you soon though!

3/20/2014 11:31:12 PM

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