The Right Moment

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© Donald Garrett
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Photo Info
UploadedFebruary 25, 2009
TakenJanuary 5, 2007
ModelCanon PowerShot SD600
Exposure1/800 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length5.8 mm
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Crashing wave at La Jolla, CA shore the morning after a thunderstorm. I took several shots to get this one right.

40 responses

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (24 Feb 2009):

    Fantastic shot!! I can feel the power of the ocean in this image.

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (24 Feb 2009):

    DRAMA! Gorgeous crash of a wave against the craggy shoreline. Excellent shot, Don.

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (24 Feb 2009):

    Oh Wo! That is some awesome shot Don! And the clarity is pure magic!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (24 Feb 2009):

    What a wave,,,what a shot.....

  • Eivor Kuchta

    Eivor Kuchta (Deleted) gave props (24 Feb 2009):

    Very dramatic, Don! Great capture!

  • Lesley S

    Lesley S (Deleted) gave props (24 Feb 2009):

    Couldn't be more perfect!! Fabulous capture!!

  • Al Gieryna

    Al Gieryna gave props (24 Feb 2009):

    Awesome image...Stellar work

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (24 Feb 2009):

    This really is a winner Donald...You should enter it into Fabulous as it is of your best!

  • Andrew Lorimer

    Andrew Lorimer (Deleted) gave props (25 Feb 2009):

    Beautiful Capture !!! Well Done

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (25 Feb 2009):

    You sure did capture this powerful image at the right moment. Love it, Don.

  • Thad Zajdowicz

    Thad Zajdowicz gave props (25 Feb 2009):

    Well done -- these are the sorts of shots that require patience and great timing!

  • Ted Gorczyca

    Ted Gorczyca gave props (25 Feb 2009):

    great capture

  • claudio gobbi

    claudio gobbi gave props (25 Feb 2009):

    great shot!well done.

  • JS Daniel

    JS Daniel gave props (25 Feb 2009):

    Yes it is. Lovely capture!

  • Liliane Paingaud

    Liliane Paingaud gave props (25 Feb 2009):

    It was worth waiting for this wonderful shot !

  • Monnie Ryan

    Monnie Ryan gave props (25 Feb 2009):

    Cool action shot, Donald! Nature provides great photo opps!

  • Maurie A

    Maurie A gave props (25 Feb 2009):

    I'd say.... you did get it right..... perfect timing... it's just beautiful!!

  • Cindy Griff

    Cindy Griff   said (25 Feb 2009):

    Well you certainly chose the RIGHT moment to snap this beauty Donald.

  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (25 Feb 2009):

    Oh wow! Don, this is excellent!

  • William Bullimore

    William Bullimore gave props (26 Feb 2009):

    It certainly is the right moment. Wonderful.

  • daniele castellucchio

    daniele castellucchio gave props (26 Feb 2009):

    fantastic shot!!!!

  • Matt.

    Matt. (Deleted) gave props (27 Feb 2009):

    Nice capture.

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard gave props (27 Feb 2009):

    You certainly caught that moment! AWESOME!

  • Minerva Bloom

    Minerva Bloom gave props (27 Feb 2009):

    Great Capture Donald!

  • Allen Freeman

    Allen Freeman gave props (27 Feb 2009):

    Yes, perfect timing! Great shot!

  • John Dorosiewicz

    John Dorosiewicz gave props (28 Feb 2009):

    Nice shot and what a great spot! Did you get wet?

  • Karen K Smith

    Karen K Smith gave props (2 Mar 2009):

    Perfect wave capture, nice rock textures too!

  • Aaron Mythen

    Aaron Mythen gave props (2 Mar 2009):

    This is great you really captured the moment and the power of the waves as they crash into the rocks!!

  • Billy Houckham

    Billy Houckham said (2 Mar 2009):

    Spot on

  • Citadel Cruz

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  • Litz Go

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  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (4 Mar 2009):

    Great timing!

  • Yasmina Baggili

    Yasmina Baggili (Deleted) gave props (4 Mar 2009):

    gorgeous picture!

  • Benny R@mirez

    Benny R@mirez   gave props (4 Mar 2009):


  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (5 Mar 2009):

    What a powerful image captured just at the right moment!

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (7 Mar 2009):

    PERFECTO!! Yes, timing can be everything!! Well captured... and VERY beautiful, Don!!

  • Jen Perez

    Jen Perez gave props (30 Mar 2009):

    I'll say it was the right moment... I can almost feel the spray :)

  • Laura Regnier

    Laura Regnier gave props (13 May 2009):

    I can feel the spray! Great shot!

  • Ævar B. Jak.

    Ævar B. Jak. gave props (29 May 2009):

    Beautiful photo, great timing!!

  • Kathleen Mercado

    Kathleen Mercado (Deleted) said (18 Aug 2009):

    Gorgeous shot! What perfect timing. I love the power of the ocean. Well-done indeed!:)

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