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Waves crash against the Santa Barbara breakwater in early morning.

Nikon D700
80-200 Nikkor 2.8
1/1000 f11
ISO 200

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  • Virginia McGowan
    Virginia McGowanover 4 years ago

    Stunning shot Eyal..Gini

  • mnkreations
    mnkreationsover 4 years ago

    Such an intense wall of water! Stunning! How did you keep the camera dry?

  • Thanks for the comment. I stood about 6 feet away from the “wet” line and used an 80-200mm lens to focus on this breakwater section. When I felt the spray coming I moved back and than forward again… simple and dry…

    – Eyal Nahmias

  • Bryan Freeman
    Bryan Freemanover 4 years ago

    Wow! get outta there quick before your camera gets all wet and salty!, Great capture.

  • Thanks Bryan, I remained dry… :-)

    – Eyal Nahmias

  • Dennis Rubin IPA
    Dennis Rubin IPAover 4 years ago

    nice job!

  • Dayonda
    Dayondaover 4 years ago

    Wow! This is fabulous! Is this a painting? It’s AWESOME. Terrible Beauty, as they say.

  • Thanks Dayonda. No, it’s a photograph…. :-)

    – Eyal Nahmias

  • Marvin Collins
    Marvin Collinsover 4 years ago

    Amazing shot, look like you got wet!!

  • Thanks Marvin… I managed to remain dry…. :-)

    – Eyal Nahmias

  • Daniel J. McCauley IV
    Daniel J. McCa...over 4 years ago

    Wow, Eyal, GREAT capture! Would be a terrific addition to the Extreme Weather Group! Excellent work!

  • Thanks Daniel… this image is on it’s way to your group… :-)

    – Eyal Nahmias

  • John Absher
    John Absherover 4 years ago

    GREAT Shot Eyal!!

  • Thanks John, much appreciated…

    – Eyal Nahmias

  • Ilunia Felczer
    Ilunia Felczerover 4 years ago

    wow!!! great shot Eyal….

  • Toda iluia,

    – Eyal Nahmias

  • rasnidreamer
    rasnidreamerover 4 years ago

    WOW!!! STUNNING capture! Really shows the power of nature! XXSUEXX

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