Exiting the Barrel

© David W. Orias

Exiting the Barrel

Lisa G. Putman 9/4/2007 5:58:54 PM

Gorgeous shot! I love the blur of the water, and the color...so beautiful. Great way to capture this, I feel like I'm out there. #730541

Louise Souchereau 9/4/2007 6:10:36 PM

Fantastic Shot.... I agree with Lisa, feel like if we were there. Great colors and composition, exceptional picture, bravo David. #4747200

Allison Gaulin 9/4/2007 6:26:36 PM

Whoa- this is amazing!!! Incredible shot!!!! Into my favs this goes... #4747287

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 9/4/2007 6:52:31 PM

Nice Barrel and wondeful image !! #4747389

JUdith Russell-Tooth 9/4/2007 6:52:42 PM

Magnificent focus as well as amazing vivid, beautiful colors. #4747391

Vicki Zoller 9/4/2007 7:34:08 PM

Kowabunga!!! WOW this is just superb beyond words!!!
incredible incredible incredible!
#4747551

Joan Powell 9/4/2007 7:56:35 PM

Excellent !!! I can see his finger touching the wave , love it !! #4747635

Amy Weiland 9/4/2007 8:32:29 PM

Fabulous shot. The blur of the water adds nicely to the action. #4747749

David W. Orias 9/5/2007 7:09:51 AM

Thanks everyone. #4749929

Maria Zammit 10/1/2007 11:29:37 AM

Beautiful capture David, love this. #4869841

David W. Orias 10/5/2007 2:28:03 PM

Thanks Maria. #4887269

Glenn E. Traver 11/26/2007 5:27:12 PM

Congrats on your finalist David ~ GT #5129300

Robert Baer 11/27/2007 2:39:31 PM

david
another great creation by you. congrat on the finalist and thanks for sharing how you got this image. #5137410

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 11/27/2007 7:38:50 PM

Outstanding wave, beautiful image and awesome win!! Excellent work David!! #5139237

Mike Perez 11/27/2007 10:17:59 PM

Congratulations on your win with this terrific capture, David! #5140058

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 11/27/2007 11:06:46 PM

Big congrats David! Like so much your work!! #5140279

Robert K. Bemus 11/30/2007 10:37:32 PM

Congratulations again, David...great photo!! #5154349

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Description

This is a shot to demonstrate the technique of panning. A slow shutter speed with a stable camera would produce motion blur on both the surfer and the wave. By tracking the surfer, he remains realtively sharp and yet youstill get motion blur on the moving water. It creates a different effect than the standard high shutter speed surfing photograph. The trick is that you can't see the surfer through the viewfinder while the mirror is up so there is some luck and skill required.

Banzai Pipeline on the North Shore of Oahu

840 mm focal length f/5.6 1/25 second

Uploaded on 9/4/2007 5:50:30 PM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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