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© Michael S. Lazarus

"Breaking" News...

Uploaded: February 20, 2008


f5.6, 1/1000, 70-300mm@300mm, DSC_6371, 8:31AM, ISO 200

This just in....... A turquoise ocean wave has just broke ashore in a spiraling dance with light and sand... A new study suggests that experiencing events like this repeatedly may have a calming effect on your nerves....

This image from Miami's South Beach is brought to you by a passionate local photographer of questionable intelligence (expensive digital SLR a few inches away from churning saltwater waves) for your enjoyment. Please send contributions to Joe's Camera Repair..............

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/1000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 300.00 mm, Model: NIKON D40


Shirley Sicurello level-classic February 20, 2008

Great photo, great sense of humor! #859034

Dianna Murphy February 20, 2008

Funny Man! I think you may have another EP here! #5521411

isabel C. Zepeda level-classic February 20, 2008

WOW Michael.
I truly love this one,wow you capture the clearity of the water,it`s a amesing photo,i dont have word to spress my self.
This is my favorite so far.
And I can see you are a funny man to ha ha
Have a good day.
Ysa #5521649

February 20, 2008

Absolutely Gorgeous! This photo should be in the finals. Good luck! #5522755

Eivor Kuchta February 20, 2008

A great picture, and a funny story - I hope! Thinking of the camera, is it doing okay? Our family will have vacation on the beach this summer, so I need to learn how to take best care of the camera there. #5523140

Yulianto Soeroso February 20, 2008

well for snap it s great #5523349

Patrick Rouzes February 20, 2008

Incredible tones, lighting & clarity here!!! Fantastic job , Michael!!! #5523874

Aimee C. Eisaman February 20, 2008

I'm in awe of this one Michael! Not only is the photo exceptional in clarity and color, but the title and description are perfect! Your work is very refreshing to view! Thank you for sharing your view of the world with us! You have an amazing drive and will go beyond to get "that" shot! Bravo! #5524233

Brian Smyer February 20, 2008

I liked this image even before you made me laugh. Thank you. #5524386

February 21, 2008

Nice shot , the colors are just right and the clarity of the water is very good. #5524995

Brett Dolsen February 21, 2008

Oh little camera barrels!!I feel calm now!!
Brett #5525014

Jean-Pierre Ducondi February 21, 2008

Great image Michael. And lol. Be careful out there.
JP #5525183

Jayme S. Hall February 21, 2008

Michael, I found my way here :) You may regret me wandering over! LOL I really like this one. Your subject is really eye catching. The light play on the waves creates a lot of depth. So much so, I keep wanting to see this tiny little surf boarder riding the pipeline of the circular wave, (My imagination got a way with me for a second) Anyway, the composition is nicely placed within the frame. I love your stop action capture of the water spray. Really, really nicely captured! #5525268

Marvil J. LaCroix February 21, 2008

I love the color and composition, too.
Living on the shore of Lake Superior, I know how those waves can captivate you. One is just mesmerized by their power.
Great work here, Michael. #5525539

Marvin A. Rivera February 21, 2008

That's what I am talking about.

Great capture

Marvin #5525573

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic February 21, 2008

Michael, you are just TOO funny!
Wonderful image and presentation!
~♥~Smiles, Lisa

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic February 21, 2008

Nice capture, Michael. Love the swirl and all the colors. #5526774

February 21, 2008

Awesome colors and light :) This shot is really beautiful :) #5527350

Gail R. Schuett February 21, 2008

This is BEAUTIFUL!! I love the colors and can taste the salt water..how much are you up to now ?? Gail #5528744

Michael S. Lazarus February 23, 2008

Hello to all who have given some of your precious time to respond here. The successful reception this image has received has really been overwhelming. I have not even been here a month yet and just to look over the list of fellow photographers who have responded here (and on many of my other images as well) is such a joy for me, it's hard to express it. Thank you so much. I really feel like I've found a home here. Not only for my photographic pursuits but as a place to interact with the wonderful individuals here who are as colorful and diverse as the images they create. I look forward to participating in this wonderful exchange. #5537364

Melissa A. McDonald February 25, 2008

Michael, totally love this image. The POV is awesome as are the colors and comp. Makes ya want to go for a swim. Great capture! #5550502

Michael S. Lazarus February 26, 2008

Melissa, Thank you for your kind comment. #5552893

Michael S. Lazarus February 26, 2008

I just noticed the New EP here this morning and I would like to give an extra thanks to all the wonderful photographers who in sharing their comments here perhaps contributed that. #5552921

isabel C. Zepeda level-classic February 27, 2008

Congratulations for a new EP I know this one will be a winer.
Ysa #5561760

Robert K. Bemus level-classic March 01, 2008

Great shot of the miniature wave, Michael!
You might be interested in David Orias' work here at BP... #5580282

Jean-Pierre Ducondi March 02, 2008

Congrats on the EP Michael. This one will go a long way.
JP #5581093

Corinne M. Thompson March 02, 2008

Wow, this is sooo beautiful and I loved the accompanying commentry! #5581354

Natalie Diehl March 02, 2008

The D40 man...love this shot. You can hear it crash, smell the fresh sea air, oh, and there just goes a seagull... Really a great shot, Michael. I'm heading to the big island of Hawaii and plan on putting my little d40 into overdrive.... #5583513

March 07, 2008

Wow Great shot love the color a true photographer you are must get the shot at all costs. #5607745

Songbird Cline level-classic March 07, 2008

wow!! awesome!! amazing!! beautiful. #5609320

Donna La Mattino Pagakis March 12, 2008

Excellent tones and clarity!!! Well I'm glad I'm not the only one who takes risks at the beach. Well worth the effort. Awesome work, and you have a beautiful gallery Michael! #5633324

Marina Moore April 05, 2008

Awesome capture, the clarity and colors are excellent!!! I love the natural beauty of your gallery, keep up the wonderful work! :) #5748113

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