Dawn M. Schneider 4/7/2008 6:42:30 PM

this is stunning!!! it almost looks like sand too!!! I love it. #895830

David W. Orias 4/7/2008 6:45:37 PM

Thanks Dawn. #5758770

Joan Powell 4/7/2008 6:54:35 PM

This is too FABULOUS !!!! I love everything about it !!! #5758824

David W. Orias 4/7/2008 6:57:38 PM

Thank you very much, Joan. #5758841

Dr. Harmeet Singh 4/7/2008 8:16:09 PM

Beautiful. #5759156

Elizabeth A. Marker 4/7/2008 9:54:18 PM

Absoultely Gorgeous!! Love the effects used here!! #5759406

Tiia Vissak 4/8/2008 1:05:52 AM

very beautiful! #5759802

David W. Orias 4/8/2008 6:46:05 AM

Thanks Harmeet, Elizabeth and Tiia. #5761430

Dianna Murphy 4/8/2008 8:55:33 AM

My gosh David. You are a master at this! Truly beautiful work. #5761900

David W. Orias 4/9/2008 6:51:40 AM

Thanks Diana. #5766168

Molly A. O 4/10/2008 5:52:17 PM

Remarkable capture! I thought for sure it was all digital and you did this with panning. Very stunning. #5772443

David W. Orias 4/10/2008 7:06:54 PM

Thanks Molly. #5772777

Candice L. Carter 4/20/2008 10:33:42 AM

The explosion of color is out of this world! #5811315

David W. Orias 5/19/2008 10:48:36 AM

Thanks Candice #5943071

A P 5/19/2008 5:23:20 PM

Congratulations on your well deserved win, David #5946825

Mike D. Perez 5/19/2008 7:18:35 PM

Congratulations on an awesome Winner, David! #5947587

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 5/19/2008 7:24:20 PM

Excellent colors and flow David!!! Congratulations on your win!! #5947644

Mary K. Robison 5/19/2008 8:11:21 PM

Congratulations on your win! #5947982

Elida Gutierrez 5/20/2008 7:46:36 AM

The Weed Trophy
A Special Trophy for
"The April Winners" #5951100

Terry L. Ellis 5/20/2008 10:09:12 AM

Congratulations, David! A gorgeous win! #5951896

Robert K. Bemus 5/21/2008 12:12:32 AM

Congratulations on your win, David -- great shot and colors!! #5955338

Colette M. Metcalf 5/21/2008 4:30:15 AM

Congratulations on your win!!! #5955937

Robert Baer 5/21/2008 7:16:03 AM

congratulations on this wonderful win! #5956851

David W. Orias 5/21/2008 7:27:37 AM

Thank you everyone. #5956912

Dominick M. Dimacale 5/22/2008 5:04:13 AM

Congratulations David on your Fabulous Win.

Dominick #5961262

Carol Teal 5/25/2008 11:13:57 PM

Amazing color; I love your wave photos! Congrats on your wonderful finalist! #5977395

Milan Banik 5/28/2008 9:56:43 AM

excellent wi.
congratulationsn #5988446

David W. Orias 5/28/2008 10:19:13 AM

Thank you Dominick, Carol and Milan #5988563

Bryan P. Rowe 6/17/2008 8:30:13 AM

Fantastic! Love the colour and texture. Outstanding capture! #6070467

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1/8 second
600 mm
Panning with the approach of a wave at dawn in Santa Barbara.

Exif: F Number: 16, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/8 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 50, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 600.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II

Uploaded on 4/7/2008 6:41:32 PM

BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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