Determined to Win

© Robert E Ghysels

Determined to Win

Uploaded: August 31, 2001


A semi finalist surfs "to win" in the recent US Open of Surfing.


America A. Block August 31, 2001

Awesome action shot. #582

Glenn Theal August 31, 2001

I agree! This is truly an awesome action shot!

Excellent work, Robert!

What focal length lens were you using?


Robert E Ghysels September 02, 2001

Thank you both for your nice comments. This picture was made with a Canon EOS D30 camera and a Sigma 50-500 tele lens at 500mm, mounted on a tripod. Shot from shore at a distance of about 100yds or so. If you'd like to see more of my "action" pics, please visit

Best Regards,

Bob G #900

Mark Antony Franklin September 08, 2001

Bob, this is a truly fantastic image - the composition, lighting, ...well everything, is absolutely spot on - very well done, if I may say so! Thanks Mark. #1013

Robert E Ghysels September 09, 2001

Hi Mark,
Thank you very much for your very nice comments.
Best Regards,
Bob G #1025

Guy D. Biechele level-classic September 12, 2001

Absolutely superb action shot. Beautifully captured! +Guy #1095

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