Dream Big

Uploaded: September 14, 2012 09:49:18 | Entered: May 16, 2023 08:06:22


A young lady (my daughter) enjoys the view, of a kelp bed, loaded with beautiful sea life.

Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM
RAW / Aperture Priority / -1 EC / 25 mm
F 5.6 @ 1/160 ISO 5000

Birch Aquarium
La Jolla, California
September 13, 2012

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: -1.00, ExposureTime: 1/160 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 5000, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 25.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D


Terry A. Stoa September 14, 2012

Nice shot, Donna. I like how you've made the young one part of the image and that he/she is in wonder of the view. Colors are very complementary to the entire image.. well done. #1486383

Terry A. Stoa September 14, 2012

OK - I just read your 101 message - it's your 17-year old daughter in this image... still "young" by my books. #10322807

Donna La Mattino Pagakis September 14, 2012

Thanks Terry! Yes, she is young. But growing up way too quickly!!!! #10322822

Donna La Mattino Pagakis September 14, 2012

Carol L. Quina

member since: 1/26/2012

Beautiful! Love the sense of scale you get by including your daughter in the shot!

9/14/2012 10:55:05 AM

Thank you Carol! I appreciate your inspirational comments!!!! #10322823

Richard B. Hallick September 14, 2012

Beautiful! #10323107

Julianne Bradford September 14, 2012

This is gorgeous Donna! #10323264

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic September 15, 2012

An intensely interesting image, Donna; your daughter is practically transformed into a mermaid by her surroundings! Lovely. #10323536

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