First Mate Looking for Whales

© Donna La Mattino Pagakis

First Mate Looking for Whales

Uploaded: March 22, 2014 22:19:02 | Entered: November 13, 2021 14:24:36


This magnificent sailing vessel is a replica of the 139-foot yacht (AMERICA) that won the historic, Royal Yacht Squadron’s “100 Guinea Cup” race around the Isle of Wight in 1851.

I captured this image while on a whale watching tour.

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/5000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 800, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 18.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D


Tiia Vissak March 23, 2014

great tones, light & angle! #1567672

Joy Rector March 23, 2014

beautiful, great leading lines and colors #11006561

Michelle Alton March 23, 2014

Wonderful perspective for this unique capture, Donna. #11006628

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic March 23, 2014

Perfect placement of the sun flare. love it #11006740

Donna La Mattino Pagakis March 23, 2014

Thank you for your kind comments.

Most of the flare is natural, but I wanted to enhance it, for dramatic effect. #11006744

Julianne Bradford March 23, 2014

Gorgeous work Donna! #11006772

Nikki McDonald level-classic March 23, 2014

Superb, Donna. What a great day! #11006977

Jill Odice level-classic March 26, 2014

I could never climb that high!!! I bet the view is amazing though :-) Love the flare! #11008668

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