Cruel Sea?

Discussion in 'Nature' started by kyteflyer, Feb 5, 2012.

  1. Bad day at the canoe pool.

    I've posted shots of its beauty in the early mornings, of pelicans and gulls at their morning ablutions: now, here's one shot a couple of years ago during some very heavy seas. I was standing at the far edge (this was at 180mm) and had to jump back to avoid getting wet. Always grateful for weather sealing, I am :)

    Bad Day at the Canoe Pool by kyte50, on Flickr

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  2. Whoaa! Too bad those pols are visible - you could win this weeks challenge with this one:)
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  3. Lol, thanks. I'm not going in this week's :)
  4. cool

    Very nice pictures.
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  5. snkenai

    snkenai All-Pro

    Oct 5, 2010
    kenai, AK
    Stephen Noel
    This one keeps pulling me back. Wonderful capture.
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  6. TraamisVOS

    TraamisVOS Hall of Famer

    Nov 29, 2010
    Melboune, Australia
    Nice sharp clarity on the wave, it almost looks solid.
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  7. thekeddi

    thekeddi Top Veteran

    Aug 15, 2011
    South Australia
    Wonderful Photo Kyte! That would look awesome on a big canvas :)
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  8. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus Subscribing Member

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
    Bill Shinnick
    Great capture Sue.
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  9. Thanks, all...

    @James... I reckon it nearly *was* solid, there was so much sand and grit caught up in it!
  10. Lili

    Lili Hall of Famer

    Oct 17, 2010
    Dallas, TX
    the colors and textures are fascinating, well seen!
  11. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    I'm with everyone else - this is not just beautiful but fascinating. Definitely worthy of a good sized print, Sue. Nature's graphic designers were working overtime and came across spectacularly - but you were there to capture this wild moment and did so beautifully!

    Hmm, you have so many great nature photos Sue - you really ought to add yours to this week's Weekly Challenge mix. I hope you do.
  12. Thanks, BB (and this is one of those that got unbolded before I noticed there was a reply, so have only come as a result of seeing your comment in flickr)...

    One day to go on the challenge. I'll see if I can find something taken with a compact.