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© Mandolin Davis
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Photo Info
UploadedJanuary 24, 2008
TakenFebruary 17, 2007
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D50
Exposure1/500 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length300 mm
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A bodyboarder and bodysurfer share the same wave. The shorebreak at Sandy's Beach (HI) is extremely dangerous and is remarkable to capture and watch.

A brief second after this the wave crashed on the bodyboarders head. The body surfer made it out A okay.

Taken with a Nikkor VR 70-300mm lense.

38 responses

  • judy fouse

    judy fouse gave props (23 Jan 2008):

    Love the view of the person through the wave. Great shot.

  • May Lattanzio

    May Lattanzio gave props (23 Jan 2008):

    Great shot - I'd love to be there!

  • Violeta Tayeh

    Violeta Tayeh (Deleted) gave props (23 Jan 2008):

    Wow! This is a great shot! Perfect fit for the theme too!

  • A Martin

    A Martin (Deleted) gave props (23 Jan 2008):

    Awesome Shot!

  • Lina Palmerin

    Lina Palmerin said (23 Jan 2008):

    great capture

  • Ingrid Owens

    Ingrid Owens said (23 Jan 2008):

    Wow! The water looks incredible. Superb!

  • David McClymont

    David McClymont said (24 Jan 2008):

    real nice!

  • paul moore

    paul moore gave props (24 Jan 2008):

    again,awsome capture mandolin

  • Maria Luisa Run

    Maria Luisa Run gave props (25 Jan 2008):

    VERY NICE COLORS, intense and dynamic composition.)))

  • melanie scott

    melanie scott said (26 Jan 2008):

    nice capture of motion!

  • michael white

    michael white said (26 Jan 2008):

    that is great!! (i mean, yeah, it rocks!) i especially love the person under water to the left. but the clarity of the whole image is beautiful.

  • Ognjen Karabegović

    Ognjen Karabegović gave props (27 Jan 2008):


  • Ognjen Karabegović

    Ognjen Karabegović said (27 Jan 2008):

    I said Yeah!

  • Nancy Konipol

    Nancy Konipol gave props (28 Jan 2008):


  • Jamie Maldonado

    Jamie Maldonado gave props (30 Jan 2008):

    Great moment! Surreal.

  • Dale Shawgo

    Dale Shawgo gave props (31 Jan 2008):

    Awesome photo!!!

  • Jerry Law

    Jerry Law said (31 Jan 2008):

    i like it. voted!

  • Dennis Dewane

    Dennis Dewane gave props (1 Feb 2008):

    Can you say jealous! WOW, excellent timing and comp!

  • Debbie Dancer

    Debbie Dancer gave props (4 Feb 2008):

    magnificent capture. this is a superb photo

  • Travis Middleton

    Travis Middleton said (6 Feb 2008):

    wow very nice love the action and lack of action by the girl caught up in the wave

  • Vangelis

    Vangelis gave props (7 Feb 2008):

    Awesome! Got my vote for this!!

  • George Henderson

    George Henderson gave props (7 Feb 2008):

    excellent got my vote.....thank you for the contact add

  • Merrick Kingston

    Merrick Kingston gave props (7 Feb 2008):

    I love being able to see the #2 guy under the wave. Crystal clear, well shot

  • Christopher Stawney

    Christopher Stawney gave props (8 Feb 2008):

    I've been to this beach - GNARLY beach break similar to "The Wedge" here is Cali. Great capture, you got my vote!

  • eyal leave

    eyal leave said (8 Feb 2008):

    GREAT capture!

  • Chua Siew Peng(cherlyn)

    Chua Siew Peng(cherlyn) said (8 Feb 2008):

    Definitely those 'one moment' thing that if you don't capture now, it will be gone the next sec. Most fitting for the theme. Yeah from me too.

  • Mika Shamoto Hill

    Mika Shamoto Hill gave props (8 Feb 2008):

    this one is always my favorite.

  • Myrddin Emrys

    Myrddin Emrys said (12 Feb 2008):

    Nice capture Mandolin! And thanks for the props in Nostalgia.

  • eva monbert

    eva monbert gave props (12 Feb 2008):


  • Emanuela Franchini

    Emanuela Franchini said (13 Feb 2008):

    what a capture! It's a yeah!

  • Sherry Davis Johnson

    Sherry Davis Johnson gave props (14 Feb 2008):

    I love it!

  • Justin O'Keith Higgs

    Justin O'Keith Higgs gave props (25 Feb 2008):

    this is amazing

  • Rachel Hessinger

    Rachel Hessinger said (27 Feb 2008):

    The composition, colors and timing on this are fantastic!

  • Gabriel Hernandez

    Gabriel Hernandez gave props (29 Feb 2008):

    well done!

  • Arnaud Lambert

    Arnaud Lambert gave props (5 Mar 2008):

    Very nice catch! Reminded me of this : The description says Shark, but it was really a dolphin.

  • Francesca Conti

    Francesca Conti gave props (9 Apr 2008):

    incredible capture...really great!

  • Georges Maroun

    Georges Maroun gave props (17 May 2008):

    Mysterious.... have the chance to be in jpg to see the photo tnx .Great

  • James Spicer

    James Spicer said (7 Aug 2008):

    The surfer alone makes this a great shot. But the person underwater blows me away!

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