Once Upon a Time

© Marvin A. Rivera

Once Upon a Time

Uploaded: November 16, 2007


North Shore Hawaii. Man Paddling on a Surboard during a lonely afternoon. Captured with Nikon D2X, Nikor 70-200 2.8/ F8, 1/50, ISO 200, In Camera Color Balance, Raw File processed with Rawshooter and PS Elements 4.

*** It was in the News!** After winning a second place I submitted the press release to KHNL 8 local news in Hawaii and I was told the capture was on Television During the news on Jan 28th" You can visit their webpage at www.khnl.com

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: +0, Exposure Time: 5/300, Flash: flash did not fire, ISO: 200, White Balance: manual white balance, Focal Length: 98mm, Camera Model: NIKON D2X


Elida Gutierrez January 25, 2008

Especialy for the winners
http://www.betterphoto.com/gallery/big.php?photoID=5538549&catID=&style=&rowNumber=1&memberID=258086 #838980

Donna La Mattino Pagakis January 26, 2008

Congratulations on your win Marvin, this is very unique! #5402301

Marvin A. Rivera January 27, 2008

Hi Donna! Thank you so much for stopping by.

I called it an accidental Photograph. I was going after the misty look and slight vapor rising from the ocean water and out of no-where this guys shows up and It all fell right into place...

Marvin #5405888

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict February 01, 2008

Congratulations Marvin on your Win!

Dominick #5426616

Marvin A. Rivera February 01, 2008

Elida! Very nice Artwork!

Thank you so much!!

Marvin #5428551

Michael S. Lazarus February 12, 2008

Incredible capture Marvin. It's too bad we don't get to see the larger image first as, like in so many cases, the thumbnails don't do them justice. The detail in this image is tremendous. The tonal range, composition and creative use of subject are top notch. This is one of my favorites now. #5482523

Marvin A. Rivera February 12, 2008

Michael! you are abolutely right.
I learned to enlarge the thumbnails when I brouse other people's captures.

Even so, The resolution for online viewing is only 72dpi. I have seen some outstanding work on this website and I can only imagine what the actual capture at its native resolution looks like. One day I will figure out how they make their cauptures look so good online at 72dpi.

On the other hand I wont loose hair over it if I cant. It's not getting to the destination what I am after but having the ride of my lifetime what drives me forward.

Thank you for your support Michael.

Marvin #5486070

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