Action Packed Ride

© Donna La Mattino Pagakis

Action Packed Ride

Uploaded: May 18, 2009 09:31:05


Derek Hirata rides stand up on BMAX!

The Wavehouse
San Diego, California
May 16, 2009
F 7.1 @ 1/800 sec ISO 200


Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/800 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 95.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi


Erica Murphy level-deluxe May 18, 2009

AWESOME action shot Donna!! WOW! #1129477

Pat Gamwell May 18, 2009

ALL of your water shots are winners, Donna! Incredible timing! #7533223

Kim Kleinschmidt May 18, 2009

Donna this is FANTASTIC! What awesome timing to catch that expression on his face and the detail - WOW! #7533296

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic May 18, 2009

love his expression. You have got to have someone take your picture. Linda #7533315

Dr Silly level-classic May 18, 2009

Another awesome action shot. :O) #7533349

Melissa G. Meiselman May 18, 2009

Dynamic action shot with great timing and wonderful composition, Donna!!! #7533362

Tarun Bose May 18, 2009

Outstanding capture. A winner for me Donna. #7533428

Jane Holestine May 18, 2009

Fantastic capture,Donna. Superb comp and detail. #7533459

Donna La Mattino Pagakis May 18, 2009

Thank you for all of your excellent comments. I really enjoy photographing this action packed sport!

Donna #7533503

Michelle L. Frick May 18, 2009

What a rush! Love the way the wave is enveloping him, and the beautiful blue! #7533571

Marcel J. Fernandez May 18, 2009

What a great shot and ride. Super work Donna! #7533579

Maria A. Gonzalez May 18, 2009

Wow,what an incredible shot.Excellent action,beautiful blue water and splash of the wave.Amazing capture,Donna. #7533597

Tiia Vissak May 18, 2009

a cool action image! #7533610

Dianna Murphy May 18, 2009

Wow, almost looks like you were in the wave with his. Awesome cature. #7533666

Linda D. Lester level-classic May 18, 2009

Awesome!!!!!!!! #7533688

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe May 18, 2009

Outstanding timing and clarity, Donna. Perfect capture. #7533817

Donna La Mattino Pagakis May 18, 2009

Thanks again to each of you!!

Donna #7533881

Renee Doyle level-classic May 18, 2009

Amazing!!!!! Awesome capture Donna!! #7533895

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna May 18, 2009

Awesome series, Donna!!! :-) ♫ k #7534069

David Phalen May 18, 2009

Oh to be 40 years younger and have fun like that!! Excellent capture Donna!! #7534104

Erin Appelbaum May 18, 2009

Another outstanding capture Donna. Great series. Peter #7534393

Michelle Alton May 18, 2009

Utterly fantastic capture, Donna. #7534583

Susan M. Campbell May 18, 2009

Wow....what a fabulous action shot Donna. WTG!! #7534858

David Van Camp May 18, 2009

Oh, wow, totally awesome shooting Donna, for sure!!! :) #7535020

Summer A. Kozisek May 18, 2009

Great capture inside the wave Donna!! #7535131

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic May 19, 2009

Fantastic action shot, Donna!!! #7535443

Brett Dolsen May 19, 2009

Great POV,colour,expression and composition Donna!!Brett #7535467

ROLAN NARMAN May 19, 2009

Terrific action capture Donna! #7536301

Joy Rector May 19, 2009

beautiful shot #7536505

Julianne Bradford May 19, 2009

Your photography makes this sport vicariously exciting for all of us Donna! Wonderful work! #7536686

Terry L. Ellis level-classic May 19, 2009

Excellent action capture, Donna! Yes, very exciting subject and composition! #7536899

Yulianto Soeroso May 19, 2009

wow dramatic scene #7536909

A P May 19, 2009

Got yourself a winner here, Donna. OUTSTANDING!!! #7538335

Gina M. Savage May 21, 2009

Wow!!! Amazing action capture, Donna. I agree with Ann, looks like a winner to me.:) #7544432

Donna La Mattino Pagakis May 22, 2009

Thanks again to each and every one of you~ I appreciate your encouraging comments!!

Donna #7547575

Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay) May 22, 2009

Wow! Fantastic image. #7548900

Donna La Mattino Pagakis May 22, 2009

Thank you Karacan! #7549048

Karen Bacon May 24, 2009

This series is fantastic Donna!Great job on these! #7552937

Jean-Pierre Ducondi May 24, 2009

Fantastic capture Donna.
JP #7553384

Murry Grigsby May 26, 2009

Terrific action shot Donna! I love your timing and design with the wave about to over take the boarder!! #7558040

Donna La Mattino Pagakis June 19, 2009

Thank you Karen, JP and Murry! #7648271

Sharon June 19, 2009

Congrats on your finalist!! #7648610

Valentin M. Armianu June 19, 2009

Congratulations, fantastic finalist!!! #7648727

Tiia Vissak June 19, 2009

Congratulations! #7648856

Susan Fox June 19, 2009

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist! #7648917

Timothy Guay June 19, 2009

Congrats, you have a winner here!!
Regards, Timothy #7649576

Erin Appelbaum June 19, 2009

Awesome finalist Donna. Congrats again. Peter #7649601

Colleen Farrell June 19, 2009

Fantastic capture, Donna! Big congrats! #7649898

Stefania Barbier level-addict June 19, 2009

huge congrats Donna! #7649921

Mark S. Cox June 19, 2009

Great capture and timing. Congrats on the well deserved finalist. #7650182

Renee Doyle level-classic June 19, 2009

Awesome finalist Donna!! Congratulations!! #7650418

Patricia Ronan June 19, 2009

Congrats Donna:) #7650507

Cheryl E. Molennor June 19, 2009


Daniella Puente June 19, 2009

WTG Donna!!! #7650661

Tarun Bose June 19, 2009

Congrats, Donna. #7650945

Jeana Clark June 19, 2009

Fabulous Work Donna!!!
Congratulations on
this fabulous finalist!!!!
Best of luck in the next round!!!!

~J~ #7651232

Anne M. Young June 19, 2009

Congratulations - super capture! did you get wet??? #7651343

Anita Hogue June 19, 2009

WOW, this is fantastic Donna! Congratulations!!!! #7651501

Odeth Mizuno June 19, 2009

Congratulations on your finalist, Donna. Great, great capture :D #7651935

ROLAN NARMAN June 19, 2009

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist Donna! #7652222

Pat Gamwell June 19, 2009

Big congrats on this wonderful finalist! #7652373

Dianna Murphy June 19, 2009

Number two right?? Whoooo hooo! Wonderful image/finalist. Congratulations!!! Dianna #7652730

Susan M. Hembree June 19, 2009

Great job, Donna! Congratulations on your finalist! #7652910

Kim Kleinschmidt June 19, 2009

Congrats on this awesome finalist, Donna! #7653272

Donna La Mattino Pagakis June 19, 2009

Thank you for all of your congratulatory wishes and great comments! I'm honored!!

Best wishes,

Donna #7653307

Betsy Labuschagne June 19, 2009

FANTASTIC work! Congratulations Donna!!! #7653388

Cindy Bendush level-classic June 19, 2009

Fabulous action capture and finalist Donna! Congratulations! #7653420

Carrie M. Groseclose level-classic June 19, 2009

Congratulations, Donna, on this fabulous Finalist!
It is truly wonderful!! #7653494

Alex T. Mizuno June 20, 2009

Excellent capture Donna! You're a real ocean photographer! Congratulations on your Finalist!! #7653617

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic June 20, 2009

Wow! FANTASTIC !! Congratulations,Donna!!!! #7653740

Michael Khoury June 20, 2009

Congratulations on this wonderful capture Donna!
mk #7653938

Nadya Johnson June 20, 2009

Donna, this is just amazing! Congratulations on your outstanding finalist! #7654142

Courtenay Vanderbilt June 20, 2009

Fantastic Donna, Congratulations! #7654275

Eugenio Diaz June 20, 2009

HI Donna! Congratulations on your AMAZING Finalist! #7654696

Kaye Burazin June 20, 2009

A triple WOW. A heartfelt congrats and best of luck in the next round. #7655123

Max Aureli June 20, 2009

Congratulations on this fantastic Finalist!!!! #7655545

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe June 20, 2009

YAYYYYY!!! Huge congrat on this fantastic finalist Donna!! #7655583

Anita Hogue June 20, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS, DONNA! This is awesome! #7655665

Michelle Alton June 20, 2009

Stunningly amazing work, Donna. Congratulatons. #7655861

Donna La Mattino Pagakis June 20, 2009

Thanks again to each of you! I appreciate your OUTSTANDING comments, constant support and congratulatory wishes!!

Donna #7656364

Susie Peek-Swint June 20, 2009

Perfect timing and capture Donna ~ many congrats! #7657085

Bojan Bencic level-classic June 20, 2009

Congratulations, Donna. #7657458

Stephanie Frey June 20, 2009

Wonderful action image, Donna! Congratulations on your finalist and gl in the next round! #7657801

Debra R. Harder June 20, 2009

WOW, Donna! What an image! Looks like a gold winner to me. Congratulations on your outstanding finalist! Deb #7657959

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic June 20, 2009

Such perfect timing, Donna. Just outstanding. Huge congrats on this fabulous finalist. #7658002

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe June 20, 2009

Congrats Donna on your Excellent Finalist!! Jeff #7658130

Ken Smith level-classic June 20, 2009

I knew this had to be yours. Congrats again, Donna! #7659172

Glenn E. Traver June 20, 2009

Congratulations Donna on this excellent Finalist ~ GT #7659266

Sherran Andersen level-classic June 20, 2009

Congrats Donna. Sherran #7659333

Lynne Morris level-classic June 20, 2009

Huge Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Donna. #7659401

Julianne Bradford June 20, 2009

Very deserving finalist award for this stunning shot Donna! #7659560

Laurence Saliba level-classic June 21, 2009

Gorgeous finalist!!! Congratulations!!! #7659841

Datha Y. Thompson June 21, 2009

Congratulations Donna!! AWESOME!!!! :0) #7661610

Leland N. Saunders level-deluxe June 21, 2009

Absolutely great, Donna ... well done and congratulations ... !!

Lee #7661737

Donna La Mattino Pagakis June 21, 2009

Thank you everyone!

I appreciate your great comments and congratulatory wishes. I'm glad I can share this AMAZING sport with all of you!

Donna #7661760

Patti Coblentz June 21, 2009

Congratulations, Donna...awesome image!
Patti #7662407

Les Rhoades level-classic June 21, 2009

WOW!! A real action winner
Congrtats on the Finalist

Carol Engstrom level-addict June 21, 2009

Excellent shot, Donna! Congrats! #7662761

Terry L. Ellis level-classic June 22, 2009

Another excellent finalist, Donna! Whoopee! Congratulations, girl! #7665844

Marcel J. Fernandez June 22, 2009

Congratulations Donna on your three outstanding Finalist. #7666976

Tammy Scott level-classic June 23, 2009

Wow! This is an excellent action shot and the blue is great! Congratulations! #7668677

Stephen Zacker June 23, 2009

I agree.. Wow, what a capture #7668850

Kathy Cline June 23, 2009


Linda Blair June 24, 2009

Awesome.....congratulations!!!!!!!! #7673301

Kristi A. Howson June 24, 2009

Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist Donna. Awesome framing! #7674471

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic June 24, 2009

Congratulations...awesome!! I would love to have the opportunity to shoot someone riding these boards sometime. You do a beautiful job !! #7675780

ALLEN O. HOWARD June 25, 2009

Excellent capture, Donna! Congratulations! #7677301

Susan M. Campbell June 27, 2009

Congrats Donna....this really is fabulous. #7685222

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