This wave has a huge spray mane on top, like a lion. The coast in the background is Carmel.
the photo was taken with a telephoto lens but i don't know the focal length because the E-10 didn't record lens info in the EXIF.
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Didi (60588) 2006-12-27 12:51
Very nice decisive moment for catching this magnificient Wave.
Your focal lens was 32 mm; it's written on the link View.
dragonslayero (3116) 2006-12-27 12:56
This is really a massive mane you have captured.
The sheer power in this wave is almost overwhelming, although the overall photo is slightly dark I still feel this only helps in enhancing the attention that the wave is already getting.
The photo seems tio me to bea little grainy, perhaps just a little digital noise. It is however very subtle and really doesn't affect the photo much.
Thank you for sharing.
vincz (19113) 2006-12-27 13:00
Unbelievable. This is a fabulous wave shot with so much dynamics. i love the bird also in the picture, this is a beautiful composition.
guillaumejm (0) 2006-12-27 13:33
A great shot!. You've taken it in the right time. A perfect contrast. I love the light on the front of wave.
pcostas (321) 2006-12-27 13:40
great and innovative capture.
dynamic and strong picture with solid dark colours fading to the background...!
jmcl (14535) 2006-12-27 14:07
Wonderful dark powerful image.
The contrast between the sharp foreground rocks and the diffuse background that frame the wave is really striking.
atilgone (0) 2006-12-27 14:45
Very nice shot! Excelent. Very freshing wave :) TFS
Happy new year!
mesutilgim (95528) 2006-12-27 14:52
Simply great !
Thanks for sharing and happy new year !
claudio74 (7263) 2006-12-27 15:33
Really impressive picture, the movement and the power of the wave is well captured.
DarkoG (8) 2006-12-28 1:37
Very strong and impressive scene.You captured a very good light in this scene.
Dubsie (346) 2006-12-28 2:06
Very nice one ideed tom. I always enjoy such photographs that uses the technical benefits of one's camera so well.
Photo65Net (43120) 2006-12-28 6:41
Wow, great dynamics in this pÓcture !
Your compo is perfect, and emphasizes nicely this beautiful natural curve.
Very nice, perfect exposure, too.
Bjostad (306) 2006-12-28 21:36
Amazing form! Really impressive. How long were you there taking photos before you got this great shot? You must have had lots of patience
baba_flies (8829) 2007-01-01 13:30
Dear Tom ... I just came over your Pacific Grove Gallery and I was not sure which one I should comment. They are all so special. But I do like the power of this wave ... I can almost feel the spray of the sea ... and this to me makes a picture, if you can feel something.
All the best for 2007 (the first day is almost "done", at least in Switzerland, with plenty of rain and heavy wind ...). Barbara.
michaelbkrause (124) 2007-01-07 3:34
i've noticed a wave theme throughout your photos. the sea can be beautiful and powerful - good choice for your photos. this one was my favorite, it is incredible.
njmv79 (571) 2007-01-07 14:46
Great action shot you give us, really great PoV and colors, well done,
Benedict (7076) 2007-01-16 1:04
oh carmel....what a beauty! (i lost my carmel visit fotos..:-)
so dynamic, so perfect, so california!
great one, tom!
branley (3681) 2007-03-14 15:04
you've got a lot of excellent wave shots in your gallery but I like this one because of the power the wave portrays, the softness of the apex and the bird in front of it. Lovely composition with the rocks in the foreground and the trees behind. The wave is well placed in the frame and you've caught the light very well. A fantastic image, well seen.
porto62 (2313) 2007-03-16 17:31
A great capture of this huge wave verry impressive the mist over it great lightening on the wave.
- Copyright: tom trinko (trinko) (2950)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2002-11-27
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Olympus E-10
- Exposure: f/4.8, 1/640 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Waves [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2006-12-27 12:47
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