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© Devin Poolman
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UploadedSeptember 11, 2006
TakenSeptember 3, 2006
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D50
Exposure1/2000 sec at f/8
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length18 mm
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An early morning swan dive into Lake Tahoe.

63 responses

  • Mads Jespersen

    Mads Jespersen said (14 Jul 2007):

    Nice capture... love how you got the sun in there too and made the person a siluette..

  • Liza Azarova

    Liza Azarova said (25 Jul 2007):

    very cool

  • Charles-Antoine Auger

    Charles-Antoine Auger said (9 Aug 2007):

    A bit to busy but still a really good shot!

  • Rodrigo Ojeda

    Rodrigo Ojeda gave props (9 Aug 2007):

    cool, nice light.

  • Marina Veereschild

    Marina Veereschild (Deleted) said (10 Aug 2007):

    Oh boy... this is absolutely brilliant! I love it!

  • Nicholas Hendrickx

    Nicholas Hendrickx said (13 Aug 2007):

    Perfect! :)

  • Karolien

    Karolien said (13 Aug 2007):

    wow ! just a perfect shot !

  • david ash

    david ash gave props (16 Aug 2007):

    Just GREAT !

  • Tobias Vogt

    Tobias Vogt gave props (16 Aug 2007):

    I love this shot! Perfect.

  • vignes balasingam

    vignes balasingam said (20 Aug 2007):

    That is just a mad mad shot. I love the dark sky and water. Lovely capture. I love the sun and sihlouette... Magic!

  • shomil shah

    shomil shah gave props (22 Aug 2007):

    wow! the dive and pic deserves a score of 10!

  • Taylor Hewett

    Taylor Hewett (Deleted) gave props (29 Aug 2007):

    wow, I don't know how you dit it, but you did.

  • David Wolff

    David Wolff gave props (31 Aug 2007):

    Very fun to look at. Excellent capture.

  • Matteo de Mayda

    Matteo de Mayda gave props (11 Sep 2007):

    stunning shot

  • Louis Pina

    Louis Pina gave props (22 Sep 2007):

    Gravity at its best!

  • Justin Holzworth

    Justin Holzworth (Deleted) gave props (1 Oct 2007):

    it's all good!

  • Luke Taylor

    Luke Taylor said (17 Oct 2007):

    a truely stunning shot, love the bold colors and tones

  • Tyron Cruz

    Tyron Cruz gave props (18 Oct 2007):

    Excellent capture, Devin!

  • FBO

    FBO gave props (26 Oct 2007):

    A touch of blue with this great capt

  • Monkey Girl

    Monkey Girl said (28 Oct 2007):

    That is a beautiful shot, It's absolutly amazing. u did great.

  • Carl W. Nunn

    Carl W. Nunn gave props (2 Nov 2007):


  • amir ali atighi moghadam

    amir ali atighi moghadam (Deleted) said (3 Nov 2007):

    nice ncie nice nice

  • bam!

    bam! said (8 Nov 2007):

    Perfect capture!

  • Claudia Mebis

    Claudia Mebis (Deleted) gave props (9 Nov 2007):

    Cool capture and I love the sun in it!

  • paul moore

    paul moore gave props (19 Nov 2007):

    this is superb

  • Gabor Dvornik

    Gabor Dvornik (Deleted) said (28 Nov 2007):

    Learning to fly - and Ikaros. This is what it reminds me. Good capture.

  • Stephen Dowling

    Stephen Dowling gave props (29 Nov 2007):

    Simply wonderful shot.

  • Ashley Michele Ommen

    Ashley Michele Ommen said (7 Dec 2007):


  • .Derek Wood.

    .Derek Wood. gave props (17 Dec 2007):

    amazing shot

  • mccabe terry

    mccabe terry gave props (17 Jan 2008):

    love the shades of blue!

  • Mariam Al-Essa

    Mariam Al-Essa said (16 Mar 2008):

    This is amazing!

  • Belinda Berglof

    Belinda Berglof said (9 Apr 2008):

    this is what i'm talking about. divine capture.

  • Brian Starr

    Brian Starr said (4 May 2008):

    Great shot! I've done this same dive into the ultra cold and ultra clear Lake Tahoe. Really good image, colors, and of course, the idea.

  • Di Cesidio Richard

    Di Cesidio Richard (Deleted) said (6 May 2008):

    A jump inside freedom. A masterpiece.

  • Ullas Das

    Ullas Das gave props (13 May 2008):


  • Jeff Martin

    Jeff Martin gave props (26 May 2008):

    Great photo. It's always fun shooting into the sun.

  • Andrew Lorimer

    Andrew Lorimer (Deleted) gave props (20 Jun 2008):

    A Beautiful Capture !!!

  • Barry Counts

    Barry Counts gave props (24 Jul 2008):

    What a great shot!!

  • Bridget4e

    Bridget4e (Deleted) gave props (27 Jul 2008):

    Awesome colors, timing, and feeling!

  • Jordan Whyte

    Jordan Whyte gave props (3 Sep 2008):

    The silhouette is what has me in awe. Just fantastic concept and lighting. WOW!

  • Bethany Crawford

    Bethany Crawford said (16 Dec 2008):

    this is rad and pretty at the same time. =] I love how blue it is

  • Alicia Aguirre

    Alicia Aguirre gave props (20 Dec 2008):

    Very kool and awesome!

  • Laura Boston-Thek

    Laura Boston-Thek gave props (26 Dec 2008):

    Oh this is perfect for the theme! Wonderful shot!

  • Margherita Bettinelli

    Margherita Bettinelli said (30 Dec 2008):

    very nice =)

  • AJ Rednips

    AJ Rednips said (3 Jan 2009):

    I used to live down the street from this spot a few years ago and have lived this photo a hundred times. Totally warmed my spirits on this cold vermont day..... thanks, joe

  • Luca Piccolo

    Luca Piccolo gave props (11 Jan 2009):

    An amazing shot...

  • Donnie Davenport

    Donnie Davenport said (19 Jan 2009):

    WOW! Talk about the ultimate 'capture'!!! nice work!

  • peggy gardner

    peggy gardner gave props (31 Jan 2009):

    what a moment - love the color and the action !

  • Ruslan Khamitov

    Ruslan Khamitov gave props (3 Feb 2009):

    I'm flaaaaahhin! Great shot!

  • Christie Patient

    Christie Patient gave props (5 Feb 2009):

    home sweet home! you captured it well. do you live in the tahoe area too?

  • nema' etebar

    nema' etebar said (7 Feb 2009):

    great shot..

  • Marela

    Marela gave props (10 Feb 2009):

    stunning image...love it

  • Lindsay

    Lindsay gave props (23 Mar 2009):

    Awesome shot! I love the color!

  • Golden Peaches

    Golden Peaches gave props (5 Apr 2009):

    some shot

  • Dennis W.

    Dennis W. gave props (7 Apr 2009):


  • tarjei krogh

    tarjei krogh gave props (12 Apr 2009):

    i miss the summer. :-D

  • Ashley Garcia

    Ashley Garcia said (17 Apr 2009):

    That is one of those special moments where you feel like you could fly and go anywhere you wanted to. You can life a lifetime in those moments, and you captured that just perfectly. Way to go. :]

  • Snezana Jovanovic

    Snezana Jovanovic said (23 Apr 2009):

    Just beautiful! Great moment

  • Fried M. Khan

    Fried M. Khan gave props (5 May 2009):

    ,,want to go swiming now ^^

  • Robin Chanda

    Robin Chanda gave props (30 Dec 2009):

    wonderful image!

  • linda woods

    linda woods gave props (12 Jan 2010):

    Amazing image. I love JPG. With all my heart!!!

  • uttamkumar pal

    uttamkumar pal said (21 Jan 2010):


  • Ope O

    Ope O gave props (27 Apr 2010):

    wow, its like his flying... great capture!

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