Despite not using an engine, paraglider flights can last many hours and cover many hundreds of kilometres, though flights of 1–2 hours and covering some tens of kilometres are more the norm. By skilful exploitation of sources of lift the pilot may gain height, often climbing to altitudes of a few thousand metres. (From Wikipedia)
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COSTANTINO (51242) 2014-05-20 7:03
Hello my friend
lets fly together like birds above the
blue sea excellent capture with the
greatest lightness pleasant to our
eyes I love freedom and I would like
to fly with a paraglider
have a nice time
photoray (10107) 2014-05-20 7:05
Attractive candid of the hang glider in action, flowing with the wind and the waves moving along in the same pattern. Certainly dangerous, for a fall from this height would be most likely fatal.
Is this the Torrey Pines cliff area?
Thanks for sharing,
jemaflor (80616) 2014-05-20 11:08
Well taken, good dynamic effect with the wind. Good pov and view of these waves, tfs.
lousat (72181) 2014-05-20 11:56
Hi Eleu,great in flight capture of this crazy people..ehhee...magnificent scenery made by the waves in background and the best DOF to take the best detail everywhere,i like it! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano
Silvio1953 (115825) 2014-05-20 13:27
Ciao Eleu, lovely dynamyc composition with fantastic sea, splendid light and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
saxo042 (36904) 2014-05-20 13:54
This looks like a very exciting sport and your picture here is also very good. The paraglider is providing action and colours above the soft waves of the sea.
Cricri (101189) 2014-05-21 4:00
Belle scène dynamique, bien capturer du parapente en plein vol , un spectacle que j'aime regarder, j'en ai vue l'année passer dans le sud de la France, jour de grand vent ...
Bon POV et couleurs
cornejo (27937) 2014-05-21 10:08
Hello Eleu, excellent photography of this beautiful scene boy glider flying parallel to the water, very well captured in this beautiful image with good sharpness, depth, pretty light, color and quality. Excellent and interesting job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good afternoon and happy rest of the week.
Best wishes from southern Spain.
rychem (19395) 2014-05-22 20:48
Wow, really an attractive moment, great photo of this paraglider against picturesque waves, very well caught, compliments
- Copyright: Eleu Tabares (eldancer1) (25105)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2014-04-13
- Categories: Daily Life, Transportation, Event, Decisive Moment
- Exposure: f/5.0, 1/1600 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-05-20 6:39