Just Breaking

© David W. Orias

Just Breaking

Barbara Socor level-classic 3/10/2009 7:56:36 PM

Breathtaking and astonishing! The light caught on the wave just, as you say, breaking, is magical! #1096290

Kerry Hill 3/10/2009 9:05:00 PM

Wow just gorgeous, David!!!! #7269463

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 3/10/2009 9:22:06 PM

Absolutely fantastic and breathtaking capture, David. Its such a joy to watch your wave shoot. Thanks for sharing.

Usman. #7269476

Tania Bounader 3/10/2009 10:22:57 PM

Splendid ! #7269539

Renee Doyle level-classic 3/11/2009 12:22:32 AM

No-one does these better than you David!!!! Awesome!!! #7269675

Cecil P. Whitt 3/11/2009 12:42:38 AM

A first class image. C #7269734

David W. Orias 3/11/2009 6:01:03 AM

Thanks Barbara, Kerry, Tania, Renee and Cecil. #7271093

Summer A. Kozisek 3/11/2009 7:51:20 PM

One word David, FANTASTIC!!! #7274363

Remi Trepanier 3/19/2009 2:19:39 PM

Gorgeous capture and clarity #7304002

Aleksandra Miesak 3/19/2009 7:15:36 PM

Absolutely perfect! The best wave image I have ever seen! #7305021

David W. Orias 3/19/2009 7:17:50 PM

Thank you Summer, Remi and Aleksandra. #7305028

Shawn Jennings level-classic 4/22/2009 12:27:06 PM

Great shot, David! Congratulations on your finalist! #7432204

mark grandoni 4/22/2009 2:23:48 PM

Stunning, Congratulations David! #7433293

Chris Schlosser 4/22/2009 2:33:13 PM

David, Congratulations on your Finalist! #7433390

Larry L. Redmon level-classic 4/22/2009 3:13:08 PM

Spectacular shot, David! #7433822

Lori Carlson 4/22/2009 5:35:07 PM

This is an image after my own heart!! Love it David!!! Big congrats to you! :0) #7435084

Cathy Barrows 4/22/2009 6:45:31 PM

Congrats on your finalist...WOW #7435670

A P 4/22/2009 7:15:45 PM

I'm just so glad you're work is being recognized. This is definitely a winner and I expect to see it in the end. Congratz again David #7435918

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 4/22/2009 9:37:09 PM

I will say it again, "Absolutely fantastic and breathtaking capture, David". CONGRATULATIONS.

Usman #7436701

Robert Baer level-classic 4/23/2009 6:04:50 AM

this image is unbelieveable. you did it again my friend. you are the wave master. a huge congrats for this awesome iamge! #7438776

Summer A. Kozisek 4/23/2009 9:14:47 AM

Congrats on your finalist David!! #7439811

ALLEN O. HOWARD 4/23/2009 2:19:26 PM

Magnificent, David! Congratulations! #7441217

David W. Orias 4/24/2009 3:55:16 PM

Thanks everyone for leaving the comemtns. #7445779

Bill Houghton 4/25/2009 2:48:54 AM

David, this is an amazing finalist. A sure winner. Have a great weekend. Bill

Check out my website:
Bill Houghton Photography #7447357

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 4/25/2009 10:05:58 AM

Your images are always like candy for me :) Congratulations on your Finalist, David !! #7448524

Melissa G. Meiselman 4/25/2009 10:13:26 AM

This is an exquisite finalist with dazzling color and sharp detail, David!!! #7448549

Anne McKinnell 4/25/2009 12:45:26 PM

David, this is spectacular!! Congrats on your stunning finalist. You have a beautiful gallery. How do you get this fabulous texture in your wave shots? #7448988

Dianna Murphy 4/25/2009 2:45:05 PM

Congratulations! Beautiful image. #7449254

David W. Orias 4/25/2009 2:57:52 PM

Thanks again, everyone

Anne, it is a combination of the water texture at the time I take the exposure, the panning of the camera and the slowish shutter speed. #7449294

Laurence Saliba level-classic 4/27/2009 10:58:10 AM

Congratulations on this great Winner David!!! #7456587

Kim Kleinschmidt level-classic 4/27/2009 1:52:56 PM

Congratulations on the gold David! Fabulous Image!!!!! #7457155

Robert Baer level-classic 4/27/2009 4:53:33 PM

congrats david on another awesome image. #7457730

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 4/27/2009 5:07:14 PM

Beautiful David, congratulations on your win! #7457837

A P 4/27/2009 7:58:13 PM

Picture perfect David CONGRATULATIONS on your win!! #7458710

Elida Gutierrez 4/28/2009 7:25:57 AM


 "Purple Crystal Trophy"

A Special Trophy for

"August Winners"


AMALIA Veralli level-classic 4/28/2009 7:32:22 AM

Congratulations!!! Awesome shot. #7460689

Lynne Morris 4/28/2009 8:00:41 AM

This is awesome David, Huge Congratulations on this beautiful winner. #7460899

Elida Gutierrez 4/28/2009 8:48:20 AM


 "Purple Crystal Trophy"

A Special Trophy for

"MARCH Winners"

Sorry!!! #7461162

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 4/28/2009 9:54:40 AM

Love to see this win GOLD, David. CONGRATULATION ONCE AGAIN!!

Usman. #7461507

Shawn Jennings level-classic 4/28/2009 1:19:54 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic win, David! #7461984

David W. Orias 4/28/2009 1:24:50 PM

Thanks everyone. #7462001

Nick Lagos 4/29/2009 6:58:05 AM

Superlative image David....first class workmanship... #7464190

Cathy Barrows 4/29/2009 4:58:49 PM

Congrats on your 1st place win...glad to see this as a winner #7466016

Robert K. Bemus level-classic 4/29/2009 11:33:58 PM

Congratulations on your win, David!! Amazing textures you captured... #7466730

Rosemary Sampson level-classic 5/17/2009 2:31:01 PM

One word, extraordinary. A well deserved win. #7530585

Rosemary Sampson level-classic 5/17/2009 2:31:42 PM

One word, extraordinary. A well deserved win. #7530589

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 5/20/2009 2:46:29 AM

Congratulations David on your Win!!!

Dominick #7539144

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1/4 second
600 mm focal length

Ventura, California

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/10 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 50, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 600.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II

Uploaded on 3/10/2009 7:35:54 PM

BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Finalist
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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