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Viewfinder (Bradenton, FL, United States) on 18 November 2009 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Standing there and looking through this rock cave at the ocean beyond was a rush for me; seeing this wave coming from the other side as it dashed powerfully toward the shore then broke into white foam before my eyes (and lens) was an experience of a lifetime. A peak life experience; but then maybe I don't get out much. Heh.

NIKON D80 1/1250 second F/6.3 ISO 400 23 mm

Chris Pereira from San Jose, CA, United States

great timing, i love that little "window" to the ocean in the background.

18 Nov 2009 5:23am

Linerberry from Christchurch, New Zealand

Perfect timing and what a wonderful image:-)

18 Nov 2009 6:48am

Marion from Nanaimo, BC, Canada

Wonderful image and I can well imagine that it was a rush. When we were in that area the ocean was very calm and I would have given my eye teeth to get a shot like this. Really well done Glenn.

18 Nov 2009 7:31am

Judy from Brooksville, Florida, United States

VERY good timing, Glenn, and it certainly must have been a rush - so much so that you didn't focus on your horizon. <big grin> I do hope your camera didn't get wet!

18 Nov 2009 11:52am

@Judy: Et tu, Judy? Haha.

Betty from Phillipsburg, United States

Excellent timing, Glenn! You caught the action of that wave perfectly! I can understand that it was an experience of a lifetime.

18 Nov 2009 1:46pm

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Great timing! So how wet did you get? Sea water will never dry you must first rinse in fresh water and then your clothes will dry. :)

18 Nov 2009 2:49pm

bigezbear from New Orleans, United States

I feel it.

18 Nov 2009 2:49pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

what a powerful water you captured here . great !

18 Nov 2009 3:08pm

Self-Indulgence from Chicago, United States

You can see the power in the water.

18 Nov 2009 3:35pm

bekkah from Pennsylvania, United States

another gorgeous capture! I love the glimpse of the rock formation in the distance through that opening :)

18 Nov 2009 3:39pm

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

Take must have taken your breath away VF, wow

18 Nov 2009 3:43pm

@Lorraine: It did.

Nance E from Cary, United States

A tremendous shot. I can feel and see the power of the water as if I am actually there myself.

18 Nov 2009 5:12pm

Antoine from BOURGES, France

Superb. Beautiful capture. Have a good day. Antoine.

18 Nov 2009 6:59pm

@Antoine: Thank you Antoine.

k@ from Paris, France

Super wild window within the frame !

18 Nov 2009 7:27pm

Amanda from Jersey City, United States

Fantastic little window to the sea!

18 Nov 2009 7:39pm

Cricket-TammyWarren from United States

Wow...this must have been one awesome moment. I love the little opening.

18 Nov 2009 9:03pm

Stephen Phillips from San Francisco, United States

Solid detail in the surf, Glenn. I can't answer your question about 'getting out' - but I certainly hope you make it back, soon.

18 Nov 2009 9:33pm

Chris from South Jersey, United States

awesome shot - I love how you captured the power and excitement of the oncoming water.......Judy mentioned the horizon, not me.....

18 Nov 2009 11:00pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

The churning surf. Great shot.

19 Nov 2009 3:21am

1/1250 second
ISO 400
23 mm