Here it Comes!

Uploaded: October 10, 2005 12:55:55

Description

Love his hair in this shot. Makes it look like he's scared, which I'm sure he is not.

1/500, f/6.3, ISO-250
70-200 f/2.8 w/1.4 extender and polarizer

Comments

Kevin Lings October 10, 2005

Excellent lighting and timing. Did he make it? #324392

Erica Murphy level-deluxe October 10, 2005

Thanks Kevin!

He sure did and he even added some spinning-flipping moves at the end. This kid was an awesome athlete.

Erica #1937759

Heidi Tidd October 10, 2005

Amazing capture, and I love the wide crop! I sooo wish we had waves that size around here, so I could try to get some surfing shots. Or for that matter, try surfing myself! Look so fun! :)) #1938934

Robert K. Bemus level-classic October 10, 2005

Nice shot, Erica! I'll bet this was Friday morning? #1939125

Erica Murphy level-deluxe October 11, 2005

Thanks Robert! It was Friday morning. I took your tip and it was really fun. Only about 4-6 guys out though and there were hundreds at HB Pier. These guys were so talented though and I'll take them over the geriatric long boarders at HB any day. Many thanks for the tip and inspiring me to go there.

Erica #1941447

Megan p August 26, 2006

This is so incredible!!!!! yikes, my stomach is flopping, ;) I love the extra touch of his hair mimicking the wave, beautiful, Congrats!!! #3218366

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe August 26, 2006

My kind of shot, very well captured!!! Congratulations on your finalist win! #3219018

Sue L. Cullumber August 26, 2006

Erica - Great pic! Hair is fun - my son had hair about this length for a while and I got some wild shots as well! Congrats! #3219428

Erica Murphy level-deluxe August 26, 2006

Thank you very much Megan, Donna, and Sue!

Erica #3220248

Wayne T. Fisk August 26, 2006

Way to go, Erica!! Always at the surf!! :))
Wayne #3220639

Anna Diederich August 26, 2006

Congrats Erica! Excellent capture! #3220904

Erica Murphy level-deluxe August 26, 2006

Many thanks Wayne and Anna!

Erica #3220916

Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay) August 26, 2006

Great image. Congradulations.Looks like a winner to me. #3221083

Wayne T. Fisk August 26, 2006

great!
WTF #3221229

Erica Murphy level-deluxe August 26, 2006

Thank you very much Kara and Wayne!

Erica #3223420

Elizabeth Beaudoin August 27, 2006

Congratulations Erica! Amazing image! :O) #3226606

Cyn Valentine level-classic August 27, 2006

Congratulations Erica! #3226617

Erica Murphy level-deluxe August 27, 2006

Many thanks Elizabeth and Cyn!

Erica #3226644

Terry L. Ellis level-classic August 27, 2006

Erica, congratulations on this amazing finalist, too! Well done! #3228051

bob cornelison August 28, 2006

Congrats on this great shot!
~:O) #3237007

Erica Murphy level-deluxe August 28, 2006

Thanks Terry!

Thanks Bob!

Erica #3237062

Julianne Bradford April 15, 2010

Fabulous timing on this great capture Erica. It was such a pleasure to meet you yesterday! I hope we see more of each other in the future. Your gallery is stunning and exciting :-) #8538301

Erica Murphy level-deluxe April 16, 2010

Thanks so much Julianne!! Great to meet you too and a very fun day of shooting. #8539284

Erica Murphy level-deluxe April 16, 2010

Thanks so much Julianne!! Great to meet you too and a very fun day of shooting. #8539285

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