This was taken at Lakey Peak in Sumbawa. I saw a storm coming across the bay so i went down to the beach and took some photos of a couple of kids playing in a boat. This kid kept jumping out of the boat when I was trying to take a photo. It was frustrating until I looked at the LCD and realized I'd just snapped a winner. In the background you can see Nungas, a world-class wave peeling across the bay.
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nicoda (18) 2006-12-07 9:18
Great picture! Colors, movement, almost perfect!
zeca (19762) 2006-12-07 9:26
Very nice picture! Good POV and perfect timing capturing the kid with nice action and DOF!
cessy (13647) 2006-12-07 9:34
very nice portrait of the boy, beautiful colors and composition
emilbo (22616) 2006-12-07 9:34
Magnifique photo sous un ciel nuageux et belle couleurs. J'aime beaucoup l'expression de l'enfant et le vieux bateau.
Félicitations!... et bienvenue sur TE,
delkoo (68) 2006-12-07 11:34
welcome on TE, very nice photograph, he seems to jump out of my screen, good timing and colours
Wanda1 (15142) 2006-12-07 13:20
A nice shot captured from a great low point of view. I like the ominous sky behind him, and the composition with the boat. Regards
poorgod (34) 2006-12-07 14:42
Welcome to TE, Van, and with such an excellent picture.
Your POV and the colors are just great, capturing at an excellent time. One second before or after, and this shot wouldn't be half as good.
Very well done!
Silvio1953 (148547) 2006-12-07 14:58
Hi Van, lovely composition, great colors, very well done, a great first photo for you, welcome on TE, ciao Silvio
Herquin (7789) 2006-12-08 13:53
Bonjour , bienvenue sur Trek .
pris sur vif ce garçon a une très belle attitude . Il sait ce qu'il veut ...
La photo est très chouette car on peut admirer un magnifique bords de mer rehaussé par la barque .
Bon boulot .
kaky (67) 2006-12-10 5:16
Very nice capture, great contrast between the storm in the back and the powerful colors of the kid holding his t-shirt. Good pov and capture of the movement. Good luck
cepekdong (3676) 2006-12-10 12:21
i assume you are one of the few australians who dont only go to indo for surfing purposes ? right ? very great picture !
vapours (8264) 2006-12-18 20:01
Well they may have been jumping out of the boat, but it also looks as if they are jumping out of the image with the way they look compared to the rest of the darkened scene. Some gorgeous colours here, brilliantly done Van.
federico (4141) 2008-10-29 5:37
very nice picture, the sky, the dark clouds, the child moving toward you, well done