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hodad66 Jan 23, 2004 2:51 PM

Making the most of a small wave
 
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gibsonpd3620 Jan 23, 2004 4:25 PM

Excellent photo, great color and action.

hodad66 Jan 23, 2004 6:32 PM

Phil, thanks for your kind comment. I have a difficult time taking surfing shots because if it's any good I'm in the water & not behind the lens. Trying to figure out a way to lock up my equipment so that it is with me after I get out :idea: :idea:
Paranoid---who's paranoid :?:

-jb Jan 24, 2004 11:49 PM

Very nice shot!

It looks like you're very close to the surfer. Do you wade out into the water to take your shots?

-jb

hodad66 Jan 25, 2004 9:53 AM

-jb, this day the waves were small, the tide was out & my 35-350 zoom ends up a 580mm on the 10D. I was standing on wet sand but not getting wet & still I cropped down to the essential action. The 6.3 mp of the 10D allows great latatude for extra cropping. Eventually I would like to get a Sigma 500 4.5 (which will be 800mm on the 10D) but that, at it's cheapest, is $2700----- OUCH :shock:


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