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I Can Fly

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I Can Fly
I Can Fly
Taken one afternoon on Boracay Island, in the Philippines.

I waded into the water to shoot a photo of this boy that I had previously encountered while I was out swimming in the ocean. He had some sort of trust or understanding of who I was - so when I saw him again he happily played up to the camera with his friends, jumping off a rock.

After I press the shutter I quickly pull the camera down and turn away to avoid any splash on the lens...

This photo attempts to sum up the carefree and happy nature of being a child who has one of the world's most beautiful islands as his playground.

Exposure: f/11, 1/500 seconds
© David Lazar
Nikon D70S Digital...

 
 
 
Rosemary Sampson
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    Nicely done! Colors are great. I love the blur!


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7/29/2007 8:14:32 AM

 
Erica Murphy
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I love this shot David!! Thanks for explaning how it came about. The color, movement and expression make for a great photo!! Congratulations!

Erica


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8/27/2007 5:03:49 PM

 
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