There's No Life Like It…

© Allan L. Whitehead

There's No Life Like It…

Theresa McCloskey 9/15/2004 3:09:33 AM

nice one Allan :-) #168936

Gianna Stadelmyer 9/15/2004 3:18:02 AM

Nice shot, Allan! #781670

Marcie A. Fowler 9/15/2004 3:21:14 AM

Another wonderful sailing image Allan. Look forward to seeing your fall images! #781674

Alan L. Borror 9/15/2004 3:25:17 AM

Wonderful, Allan! great action...Wow! #781687

Colleen Braun 9/15/2004 3:32:14 AM

looks like they are going to crash !!! #781704

S J 9/15/2004 3:44:36 AM

Beautiful shot, Allan! Very nicely done! #781728

Allan L. Whitehead 9/15/2004 3:48:36 AM

TYhank you very much everyone (Theresa, Jan, Marcie, Alan, Colleen, and Sanjay) for the great comments and appreciated fine words, my friends - you good friend, Allan

Colleen, they are actually about 50' apart. This is my favorite type of sailing scene, as you can never tell how far apart they are and they are always on different 'tacks', eh… - 'A', … #781750

Diane Dupuis 9/15/2004 3:49:09 AM

Superb capture Allan! #781752

Donna J. Taff 9/15/2004 3:52:36 AM

Beautiful image, Allan!!!!!! #781767

Paul Michko 9/15/2004 3:52:52 AM

Excellent capture, Allan. Great colors. Very exciting and tense shot. I can feel the excitement just looking at it. :) #781770

Allan L. Whitehead 9/15/2004 4:01:50 AM

Thank you very much, Diane, Donna, and Paul, I really appreciate the feed-back, my dear friends - Allan #781809

Wally Orlowsky 9/15/2004 4:12:04 AM

Great catch, Allan. With the foreshortening of the distance, it looks they are making an "X" to mark the spot ;) #781844

Rob Friedman 9/15/2004 4:39:42 AM

Excellent image Allan! It does look like they're gonna crash! #781919

Joy Brown 9/15/2004 4:41:07 AM

Great capture, Allan! #781924

Kathryn (Love) Scheet 9/15/2004 4:47:13 AM

wonderful capture Allan! I love the bluuuuuuuuue water against the pale sky
very nice image indeed :) #781938

Darren K. Fisher 9/15/2004 5:10:24 AM

Great job Allan. #781993

Wayne Brasch 9/15/2004 5:30:26 AM

Great shot Allan, looks like a action packed race. #782067

Evy Johansen 9/15/2004 5:55:09 AM

Great image, Allan! #782138

Michael Allen 9/15/2004 6:27:44 AM

Great shot and wonderful blue depth water.

What I want to know? how do you hold the camera steady ..eh. ..mike ;-] #782235

Murry Grigsby 9/15/2004 8:00:14 AM

Terrfic boating shot Allan! Love the X design and the tilt of the boats!! You'll get your money's worth out of your VR riding these babies :0) #782569

Susan T. Parady 9/15/2004 9:10:16 AM

Great catch, Allan! #782786

Dan Holm 9/15/2004 10:23:14 AM

EXCELLENT capture, Allan!! The lines, colors and textures in this shot are superb!! #782964

Robin L. Wehrman 9/15/2004 11:42:12 AM

WOW!!! Another outstanding capture of these beautiful sailboats Allan! Awesome colors on the boats, water and sky. Spectacular as always!!!! #783114

Allan L. Whitehead 9/15/2004 12:38:20 PM

Thanx everyone (Wally, Rob, Joy, Kathryn, Darren, Wayne, Evy, Mike A, Susan, Dan, and Robin) for the gr8 comments and very kind words. MIke, it comes from years of experience, a large (40') platform and a new VR (Vibration Reduction) lens doesn't hurt either as Murry has attested to, eh (he, he, he) Thanx again y'all, my dear friends - your good friend, Allan #783239

Kelly Abernathy 9/15/2004 1:03:28 PM

Wow Allan - a beauty! You're making me want to learn to sail! Love this! -K #783305

Stacey A. Bates 9/15/2004 1:06:41 PM

What at wonderful capture Allan!! #783314

Allan L. Whitehead 9/15/2004 1:41:39 PM

Kelly and Stacey, thank you so much, I really appreciate the gr8 copmments and very kind words, my very dear friends - your good friend, Allan #783384

Deborah C. Lewinson 9/15/2004 2:07:10 PM

Great capture, Allan, you've proven a VR lens's value in rough waters! #783453

Susan T. Evans 9/15/2004 2:07:30 PM

Great capture Allan. #783454

Allan L. Whitehead 9/15/2004 3:02:56 PM

Thank you so much, Deborah and Susan, for the gr8 commnets and kind words. Deborah, you are certainly correct, the VR lenses are totally phenominal. Also my Nikon 'D 70' is a VR camera, but if you want to use the VR lenses with it you must shut the VR function in the '70' off or you get about a 1.5 - 2 second delay from snapping to photo, which can be frustrating the 1st time it happens and youi don't know what the heck is going on. Lots of fun. Thanx again - Allan #783541

Diane Addonizio 9/15/2004 8:48:06 PM

Wonderful capture and presentation, Alan! #784113

Allan L. Whitehead 9/16/2004 2:56:36 AM

DIANE, thank you very much, my dear friend, I truly appreciate this - your good fried, Allan #784327

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F3.5-5.6 G Nikkor (24-120 mm VR), 120mm, 1/500, ISO 200, 6:15 PM - A couple of 40 footers crossing paths and trying to gain an advantage on each other

Uploaded on 9/15/2004 3:06:25 AM

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Camera: Nikon D70 Digital SLR Camera


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