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Was away for a couple of days over the New Year. Took this shot in a place called Onrus Rivier were we spent a couple of days soaking up the sun and getting our feet wet. It is next to Hermanus that is famous for its whale watching. Would have liked more of the face in the shot.
Will catch up on all your shots in the next couple off days
Leon

Camera:Panasonic Lumix fz50
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Breaking the water
Username:leons29 leons29
Uploaded:4 Jan 2008 - 9:06 PM
Tags:Boogey board, General, Landscape / travel, Sea, Sports / action, Surfer, Surfing, Watersport
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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jan 2008 - 9:09 PM

Looks like a fun place to get away. Nice colors in the water.

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SKavanagh
SKavanagh e2 Member 7312 forum postsSKavanagh vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jan 2008 - 9:09 PM

Superb image
Steve

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phototime
phototime e2 Member 8phototime vcard United Kingdom
4 Jan 2008 - 9:35 PM

Excellent shot,superb timing.

Mo

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franfoto
franfoto e2 Member 7franfoto vcard England32 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jan 2008 - 9:36 PM

Well done for trying an action shot Leon, I've never caught a good one yet especially in this category. Top marks for effort and rule of thirds.
Thanks for your kind remarks on my recent uploads, I can see you have been extremely busy since you got back. Look forward to your next upload.
Regards
Fran.

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warbstowcross
warbstowcross e2 Member 8warbstowcross vcard England
4 Jan 2008 - 10:07 PM

Great capture, shame about the splash across his face.
Dave

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Bodiewil
Bodiewil e2 Member 746 forum postsBodiewil vcard Wales
4 Jan 2008 - 10:07 PM

Good effort Leon

Dave

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MickyMc
MickyMc e2 Member 7MickyMc vcard United Kingdom
4 Jan 2008 - 10:59 PM

Great to catch him 'inside' the wave. super colour
Mavis

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2008 - 12:36 AM

Yes,I think the covered face enhances the image.Great capture.
Mick.

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MDaniel
MDaniel e2 Member 8MDaniel vcard Ghana3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2008 - 4:56 AM

Well captured action shot, like it

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glyndwr
glyndwr e2 Member 766 forum postsglyndwr vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2008 - 8:07 AM

Great timing, a little unlucky in parts like the water across the face.
Congratulations.

Robert

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Hop-A-Long
Hop-A-Long e2 Member 752 forum postsHop-A-Long vcard England
5 Jan 2008 - 8:53 AM

Nice action shot. Well timed.
Andy

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Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2008 - 10:59 AM

Very surreal capture. Is it human? Wink
Rende

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proz
proz  10205 forum posts United States
5 Jan 2008 - 2:51 PM

soaking up the sun, that sounds so nice right about now. great colors in this water!!

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megamuff8
megamuff8 e2 Member 1092 forum postsmegamuff8 vcard United States
5 Jan 2008 - 3:30 PM

Nicely taken, Leon......You've captured an excellent action shot!

Have a nice Saturday.....Cheers,
Suzan Smile

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rmr
rmr e2 Member 7rmr vcard Wales
5 Jan 2008 - 7:34 PM

colours look super ,nicely taken
mark

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Nettles
Nettles e2 Member 7Nettles vcard England
5 Jan 2008 - 10:07 PM

A good action shot, not an easy one to take.
Well done. Annette

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rangerpaul
rangerpaul e2 Member 7rangerpaul vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2008 - 5:46 PM

Bit of a shame about the face but doesn't really take anything away from the feel of the shot. It's a good action shot and gives a great sense of movement.
Paul

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 7618 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States43 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2008 - 6:53 PM

Still a good action shot, and kind of interesting to see the whole surfer immersed. I like it.
Anne

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dreamflower
dreamflower e2 Member 8dreamflower vcard United States
7 Jan 2008 - 1:23 AM

looks like fun...love how one can ride the waves of the ocean (and in our own lives) enjoyed viewing!

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Tina_Michelle
Tina_Michelle e2 Member 9Tina_Michelle vcard
7 Jan 2008 - 4:14 AM

well captured. good action shot.

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leons29
leons29 e2 Member 7leons29 vcard South Africa
7 Jan 2008 - 6:34 AM

Thanks for all the comments and clicks guys
Leon

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imagio
imagio e2 Member 8imagio vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2008 - 8:39 AM

Good capture Leon..

Bernie

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2008 - 8:44 AM

Wonderful movement in the water. A great sense of what is going to happen next in this capture!
Helen

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costas
costas e2 Member 7costas vcard Greece2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2008 - 9:51 AM

Top action shot

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mohikan22
mohikan22 e2 Member 102286 forum postsmohikan22 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2008 - 10:03 AM

superb shot but i dont think hes going to make it lol. GrinGrin
matt.

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Strobe
Strobe e2 Member 71254 forum postsStrobe vcard United States
7 Jan 2008 - 1:13 PM

Great action shot Leon, do you know when the wale festival is on at Hermanus ?
Cheers
Marc

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leons29
leons29 e2 Member 7leons29 vcard South Africa
7 Jan 2008 - 2:48 PM

Whale festival is round about September / October month. Very special because the whales are less than 50 meters from shore and there is tons of them. I missed it last year but will be there this year
Leon

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Lourens_Vorster
Lourens_Vorster e2 Member 7Lourens_Vorster vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2008 - 5:40 PM

WEll, Leon, I supose they have said it all. So will stay with saying something you should know.
"LEKKER MAN"

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leons29
leons29 e2 Member 7leons29 vcard South Africa
7 Jan 2008 - 5:52 PM

Ken hom goed Lourens
Dankie

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Crashingocean
Crashingocean e2 Member 8Crashingocean vcard England
11 Jan 2008 - 10:57 PM

Gorgeous wave, thanks for your comments on my pf. Very much appreciated.
KJ

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TanyaBright
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31 Jan 2008 - 11:05 PM

Terrific action shot.
Tanya

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cantona43
cantona43 e2 Member 9915 forum postscantona43 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2008 - 5:50 AM

excellent well timed action shot
Neil

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2008 - 4:54 PM

A superbly timed action shot, it looks like he's caught the wave!

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georg
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18 Feb 2008 - 7:42 AM

can't wait to get back!

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tepot
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18 Jan 2009 - 4:59 PM

brilliant action shot, good timing, takes me back to when i was a beach goer, don't get the opportunity much these days.

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