Taken around sunset producing a backlit and translucent appearance to the wave. The Rincon is located at the border of Santa Barbara and Ventura counties.

Canon 1Ds Mark II
600 mm focal length
1/800 second

Uncropped from the RAW file.


backlit, california, green, rincon, sport, spray, surfing, translucent, wave


  • aglaia b
    aglaia bover 5 years ago

    so luscious! ;-)

  • Penny Edwardes
    Penny Edwardesover 5 years ago

    LOVE this!! what an awesome capture…I love your work David….you are one talented photographer!

  • Lance Leopold
    Lance Leopoldover 5 years ago


  • TextureoftheSin
    TextureoftheSinover 5 years ago

    That light is divine

  • Patricia Montgomery
    Patricia Montg...over 5 years ago

    Wonderful light and colors – excellent work!

  • RavenSoul
    RavenSoulover 5 years ago


  • carlyff
    carlyffover 5 years ago

    this is amazing!!!

  • Imber
    Imberover 5 years ago

    Great shot.

  • Garth Smith
    Garth Smithover 5 years ago

    Great capture David.
    We may see this a lot but it is very hard to capture satisfactorily so well done

  • JimFilmer
    JimFilmerover 5 years ago

    Hi David,
    Your picture Backlit Ricon has been uploaded into the Photography 101 forum How am I doing now?
    Please drop by and join in the discussion and perhaps add some more detail to the background around taking this photograph.
    Thanks, Jim

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