Late Afternoon Surf

© Dan S. Coquia

Late Afternoon Surf

A.Aziz S. Ayash July 23, 2003

Nice shot, Dan #47713

Mette Vendelboe Allison level-classic July 23, 2003

Great shot. You've caught the surfer and the waves in the background beautifully. However, I think it would have been even better if the front had been in focus too! #148507

Theresa McCloskey July 23, 2003

very nice picture - nice capture #148512

July 23, 2003

very beautiful! #148623

Tony Gough July 23, 2003

I like it, a great surfing pic which shows that you don't have to get in tight to make it look good. I think that the background add to the impact of the photo. #148654

Gary W. Lake July 23, 2003

Cool catch Dan! #148782

Dan S. Coquia July 23, 2003

Thanks All! I had fun watching these surfer kids falling of their surfboards into the water and getting back in many more times. They seemed to be really enjoying it. Meanwhile, the surf sprays and waves kept happening in the background and around them. Hence, the scene. #148905

Dan S. Coquia July 23, 2003

Here's another photo to give you a sense of that scene. #148928

Carol Brill July 23, 2003

Nice how you caught the air between the surfer's board and the wave! #149014

Dan S. Coquia July 29, 2003

Thanks! Yes, after some anticipation, and shooting a couple or three frames when I thought that it was going to happen. At that time too, I was trying to maintain a sense of peripheral vision to maintain the composition so as not to loose the nice elements surrounding the subjects. #152773

Cathy Barrows August 05, 2003

awesome action shot...and the surfer is caught out of the water...can't get much better than this #158205

Dan S. Coquia August 05, 2003

Thanks for the comments Cathy B.! #158226

Carol Brill August 14, 2003

Congratulations, Dan, best of luck! #166799

Dan S. Coquia August 15, 2003

Thanks Carol! I'm just happy to make it this far as a newcomer. #166885

Gary W. Lake August 15, 2003

Congrats on making finalist with this great shot Dan! #166895

Dan S. Coquia August 15, 2003

Thanks Gary! #166908

Wolfgang Dolak August 15, 2003

Congratulations from Austria, Dan! birdie #166981

Dan S. Coquia August 15, 2003

Hey birdie! Thanks! #167004

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe August 15, 2003

Congrats Dan!! #167060

Jill Battaglia August 15, 2003

Congrats Dan! This is awesome! :-) #167424

Dolores Neilson August 15, 2003

congrats Dan...what a great action shot! #167514

Dan S. Coquia August 15, 2003

Thanks, Carolyn, Jill, and Dolores! #167976

Mary K. Robison August 16, 2003

WOW! ~ two fabulous photos for the price of one! Talk about catching the "motion in the ocean" ! You have a wondrous eye and terrific reflexes, Dan. Congratulations on one extremely well-earned prize! #168822

Patricia Marroquin August 16, 2003

All right! Another Kauai shot makes it to the top for July! This is a great action shot, Dan. Big congrats to you! #169126

Dan S. Coquia August 16, 2003

Thanks Patricia! #169417

Gary H. Minish level-deluxe August 17, 2003

An exceptional capture and a very well deserved win, Dan! Congratulations! #169943

Dan S. Coquia August 17, 2003

Thanks for your generous comments, Gary! #169945

Carol Brill August 18, 2003

Dan, superb image and very well-deserved win. Congratulations!! #171403

Dan S. Coquia August 18, 2003

Thank you, Carol! #171660

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Poipu Beach, Kauai, Hawaii

Uploaded on July 23, 2003


BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Staff Favorite BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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