Approaching The Shore

© David W. Orias

Approaching The Shore

Kelly D. Thorson 12/1/2009 5:55:23 PM

That's beautiful. I love the colour. #1211528

Kathy Salerni 12/1/2009 7:42:13 PM

Wonderful color and effects! #8183695

Kathy Salerni 12/1/2009 7:42:15 PM

Wonderful color and effects! #8183696

Robert Jensen 12/1/2009 7:51:57 PM

Stunning image #8183703

Usman M. Bajwa 12/1/2009 8:01:52 PM

What a shot, David. First time seeing the sun on the crest of a wave! Unbelievable focal length too!

UB. #8183717

Michelle Alton 12/2/2009 3:38:30 AM

Wow! #8184115

Shawn Jennings 12/2/2009 12:23:59 PM

Very cool image, David! #8185707

Renee Doyle 12/2/2009 1:29:00 PM

Stunning David!!! #8185843

Kim Lund 12/2/2009 1:30:29 PM

OUTSTANDING PHOTO! This is a winner in my book. #8185848

Liz blahh 12/2/2009 10:01:31 PM

Excellent! #8186811

Nancyj E. Hovey 1/18/2010 7:25:47 PM

on your wonderful FINALIST! 8o)

Photobucket #8309259

Usman M. Bajwa 1/18/2010 10:10:56 PM

Very happy to see this again, David. CONGRATZ. on the Finalist Award. Good luck in the next round!!

UB. #8309846

Bojan Bencic 1/18/2010 11:44:53 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, David. #8310115

Liz blahh 1/19/2010 6:05:20 AM

Congrats on your finalist! #8311181

Shawn Jennings 1/19/2010 6:44:26 AM

Fantastic! Congratulations on your finalist! #8311326

Karen Celella 1/19/2010 7:29:28 AM

Congratulations on your stunning finalist David. I hope to see it in the winners circle. #8311482

ALLEN O. HOWARD 1/19/2010 8:15:01 AM

You have a signature David. I know your work when I see it. Congratulations! #8311672

Julie Burnett 1/19/2010 1:55:56 PM

WOW, positively stunning, David!! I would think this would HAVE to continue on, CONGRATS!! #8312584

Fran J. Jagger 1/19/2010 3:35:13 PM

Congrats on your stunning finalist, David! This is mesmerizing!! :) #8312819

Jennifer L. Wu 1/19/2010 4:38:18 PM

Hi David, Beautiful, as usual!!!!!! Jen #8312987

Kelly D. Thorson 1/19/2010 5:06:08 PM

Congratulations, a well deserved placement into the finals! #8313102

Robert Jensen 1/19/2010 5:16:59 PM

Well-deserved win David. Got to go out shooting with you one of these days. #8313148

David W. Orias 1/19/2010 5:43:31 PM

Thanks to the judges for selecting this.

I am a bit surprised bit pleased.

Thanks for everyone for looking and leaving the nice coments. #8313301

Karen Rosenblum 1/19/2010 6:00:05 PM

Many congratulations! I absolutely KNEW your image was going to win! :) #8313396

Mary K. Robison 1/19/2010 6:21:45 PM

Stunning scene, David!
CONGRATULATIONS on your well-earned First Place Win! #8313507

Mary Beth Aiello 1/19/2010 6:22:49 PM

Just gorgeous, David. Huge congrats on this outstanding First Place Win. #8313516

Sabrina Ryan 1/19/2010 7:10:21 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your fantastic Win, David! #8313780

Sabrina Ryan 1/19/2010 7:10:32 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your fantastic Win, David! #8313782

Usman M. Bajwa 1/19/2010 9:57:16 PM

Many Congratz. on your First Place Winner image, David. WTG!

UB. #8314148

Mariann Kovats 1/19/2010 10:15:08 PM

Congratulations on your First Place Win, David! Awesome capture! #8314214

Rona L. Schwarz 1/19/2010 10:30:20 PM

WOW! What a fantastic capture, David! No wonder it is a First Place Winner. CONGRATULATIONS! #8314257

Liz blahh 1/19/2010 10:34:04 PM

Congrats ! #8314271

Bojan Bencic 1/19/2010 10:36:33 PM

Congratulations on your win, David. #8314281

Nancyj E. Hovey 1/19/2010 10:56:30 PM

on your First Place WINNER! 8o) #8314351

Robert K. Bemus 1/19/2010 11:36:53 PM

Congratulations on your First Place Win, David!! #8314451

Robert K. Bemus 1/19/2010 11:36:53 PM

Congratulations on your First Place Win, David!! #8314452

Renee Doyle 1/20/2010 12:06:29 AM

I always love your wave captures David!!! Big congratulations on this wonderful 1st place winner!! #8314521

Karen Celella 1/20/2010 4:43:22 AM

Congratulations on your impressive first place winning image David. I'm thrilled to see it here! #8315052

Julie Burnett 1/20/2010 5:09:29 AM

Congratulations on your FIRST place win, David!! #8315150

Carol Eade 1/20/2010 5:10:07 AM

Congratulations on your First Place, David...stunning wave image! #8315153

Cathy Barrows 1/20/2010 7:09:03 AM

Congrats on your 1st place win...stunning #8315506

Mark Dodge 1/20/2010 11:58:52 AM

Stunning image, David! Way to go with your first place win! Congratulations :o) #8316140

Randy D. Dinkins 1/20/2010 4:12:43 PM

Big congrats in this great shot (and win :-). Well done! #8316822

Dominick M. Dimacale 1/20/2010 5:18:36 PM

Congratulations David on your Wonderful Winner!!!

Dominick #8317095

Michael Umbreit 1/20/2010 5:55:10 PM

David - Congratulations!! - Mike #8317240

Memoriee G. Sconce 1/20/2010 7:26:58 PM

Beautiful Winner.
Memoriee #8317459

Bill Houghton 1/21/2010 5:08:35 AM

David, this is such s great shot. Beautiful job. Congratulations on your win. Have a wonderful day, Bill

If you have time, check out my website:

Bill Houghton Photography


Tess L. Yee 1/21/2010 12:13:02 PM

Beautiful, stunning image David! Congratulations on the well-deserved gold badge! #8319287

Alexandra Hankova 1/21/2010 3:06:47 PM

Georgeous! #8319534

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 1/21/2010 3:29:25 PM

Incredible work David! Congratulations!!! #8319567

ALLEN O. HOWARD 1/21/2010 7:40:05 PM

Congratulations! A beautiful winner, David! #8320088

Paula Showen 1/25/2010 9:17:27 PM

Georgeous winner! Congratulations! #8330384

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1/10 second
840 mm Focal Length
ISO 100

Oxnard, California

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/10 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 840.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Uploaded on 12/1/2009 5:47:36 PM All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner

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