The Big Spray

Kara L. Hendricks July 01, 2005

You sure do capture some great surfing shots!! Wonderful!!!! #272160

Shirley L. Carpenter July 01, 2005

What fun!! Excellent capture Donna!!!! #1545379

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic July 02, 2005


Super fun capture.

Love the action in the water.

WOW....Kerby #1545754

Kevin Burns July 02, 2005

WOW!! All of the wave series are so cool and this one I love the effects!! #1546125

Stephen Zacker July 02, 2005

Great capture and fantastic colors #1546418

Olivia Navarro July 02, 2005

WOW is right!!! What an amazing shot, Donna! And your effects are awesome!!! #1546431

Jenny Bosmans July 02, 2005

Fantastic surfing shots you make, Donna!! Great action!! Love it! #1546516

Gail Vitikacs level-classic July 02, 2005

Wonderful capture and use of effects! #1546572

Daniel Diaz July 02, 2005

Great effects Donna, Love the drama in his face, very intense!!! #1546595

Stan Kwasniowski July 02, 2005

Donna, Wow, now this is a winner for sure

Stan K #1546676

S J July 02, 2005

Awesome image, Donna!! I also feel that we'll be seeing it in winner's circle!! #1546754

Laura Clay-Ballard July 02, 2005

awesome! wow! love the effects you added and the capture of movement is superb! #1546990

Karen Engelbreth July 02, 2005

Big WOW - fantastic image, Donna! #1547184

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe July 02, 2005

Wonderful capture! I don't think I could do this...Looks hard to catch, Great shot, Donna! #1547205

Mata Patan July 02, 2005

Great shot Donna!
Nick looks great, he seems to love this sport!

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic July 02, 2005

Very nice, Donna :) #1547831

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe July 02, 2005

Thank you Kara, Shirley, Kerby, Kevin, Stephen, Olivia, Jenny, Gail, Daniel, Stan, SJ, Laura, Karen, Linda, Mata, and Shelly!! Your comments are awesome and inspirational!! #1547938

Terry L. Ellis level-classic July 02, 2005

Very cool shot, Donna, with awesome effects! #1547967

Deborah Sandidge July 02, 2005

Fantastic capture Donna, great work! #1548025

Mary K. Robison July 03, 2005

Wonderful capture and comp, Donna, and those effects produced some unreal (in a GOOD way!)colors! COOL!!! #1548316

Donna Roberts July 03, 2005

WOW Donna - just catching up on your images that I keep missing.
Wonderful work - love the effects you've used on this one!! WOW oh WOW.
:-) from 'downunder' #1548346


Fantastic image Donna!!!
Wonderful effects and composition!!! #1549110

Jill Flynn level-classic July 03, 2005

These surf shots are so good Donna. Great timing and effects. Love that spray of water - WOW! #1549547

Laurence Saliba level-classic July 03, 2005

Fantastic!!!!!!!!!!! #1551174

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe July 04, 2005

Thanks Terry, Deborah, Mary, Donna, Adilson, Jill and Laurence for the fantastic comments!!! #1554671

Roger Bernabo July 06, 2005

Donna I love all of your surf pictures; this one I like the best; GREAT work #1561239

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic July 10, 2005


I like the gold in this image.

Love all your surfing images.

Kerby #1578302

Luigi Di Serio level-classic July 11, 2005

All your action shots are amazing... but this one stands out for me, don't know why. Maybe the golden effect, the spraying water and the look on his face... it is great #1581395

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe July 11, 2005

Thank you Roger, Kerby and Luigi!! I'm glad you like this one!!! #1581593

Mary N C. Taitt July 18, 2005

This is a very striking shot, nice composition, color, expression--looks like an ad for soemthing (and I mean that as a compliment!) Mary #1608567

Wendy Stevenson September 13, 2005

Very cool action packed image Donna!!! #1833813

Brian Cassar September 15, 2005

I like the colours in this action shot Donna. Well done! #1840078

Kristi A. Howson October 21, 2005

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist
Donna and good luck in the next round! Wonderful with this high contrast. #1977822

Deborah Sandidge October 21, 2005

Creative capture, wonderful color, Donna - congratulations! #1978737

Donna W. Neal October 21, 2005

Congratulations on this well deserved finalist and good luck in the next
round Donna #1980350

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe October 21, 2005

Thank you Mary, Wendy, Brian, Kristi, Deb and Donna!! I'm glad I resubmitted this one. Thanks to each and everyone of you who also commented a few months ago!! #1981097

Marsha S. Smith October 21, 2005

Congrats again, Donna! #1981466

Deb Holmes-Hatfield October 21, 2005

Way to go Donna, awesome finalist! #1981550

Stanley J. Contrades October 23, 2005

CONGRATULATIONS once again, Donna!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1986631

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe October 23, 2005

Thank you Marsha, Deb and Stan!! I appreciate it!! #1989839

November 13, 2006

A fantastic photo Donna! The images in your gallery are amazing!! :} #3583447

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe November 13, 2006

Thanks so much Angela, I do appreciate you stopping by!! #3583737

To discuss, first log in or sign up (buttons are at top center of page).


This is Nick riding on the flowrider, captured 6-15-05. Enhanced with photoshop.

*Digital Darkroom*

Uploaded on July 01, 2005 Photo Contest Finalist

Copyright for this gallery photo belongs solely to Donna La Mattino Pagakis. Images may not be copied, downloaded, or used in any way without the expressed, written permission of the photographer. Contact photographer via gallery
Log in to follow or message this photographer or report this photo.