A Near Hit

© Rona L. Schwarz

A Near Hit

Uploaded: August 25, 2012 20:59:28


1/10s @ f/16, ISO 50, Nikkor 70-200mm, f/2.8 VRII @ 70mm. (C-A)
Taken from the Davis Ferry Bridge overlooking the Wabash - this one even caught me by surprise!


Daniella Puente August 25, 2012

Beautiful place and colors, love the reflections. #1482453

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe August 25, 2012

Wow, that was close! Terrific colors and reflections, Rona! #10290381

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 26, 2012

Wonderful pov and capture Rona!!

*Wow - Nothing quite like being in a canoe enjoyig life when a jackass in a powered boat does something like this... #10290472

Gord MacEachern August 26, 2012

Jeff took the words right out of my mouth. Great capture of this near tragedy Rona! #10290490

Leslie McLain level-classic August 26, 2012

Fantastic capture, Rona. #10290598

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic August 26, 2012

Nice capture, Rona. Beautiful scene. #10290666

Michelle Alton August 26, 2012

Unique capture...and also so well composed and such a beautiful result! #10290719

Monnie Ryan August 26, 2012

Pretty scary - but a terrific capture, Rona! #10290750

Laura E. Swan level-classic August 26, 2012

So much for a relaxing canoe ride. Man!

I bet there was drinking involved?! Just a hunch!!! :(

I love the glassy soft look to the water and rich colors here. You must have had your shutter opened to 1/60 sec or something to get those types of results on the speeding heads!

Great job, Rona, and very glad no one was hurt.

-Laura :) #10291195

Carol L. Fowler August 26, 2012

I HATE power boats when they do this! It is dangerous for the canoers. Let's just say that it happens enough that I know to face my kayak or canoe into the waves so as not to be flipped. Fortunately, most boaters are more courteous. Other then THAT, the scene is absolutely gorgeous!! #10291547

Rony Sagy August 27, 2012

What a terrific capture. So sharp except for the fast moving power boat. Excellent composition and color, Rona. #10292432

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