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Riding the surf, Perranporth
08.10.10 Chris Spracklen

Riding the surf, Perranporth

Perranporth, Cornwall view map

Perranporth is a small seaside resort on the north coast of Cornwall, United Kingdom. It is 6 miles southwest of Newquay and 7 miles northwest of Truro. Perranporth is a popular family holiday destination. A wide sandy beach, Perran Beach, extends northwest from the town for nearly 2 miles to Ligger Point. The beach faces west onto Perran Bay and the Atlantic Ocean and is a popular surfing location.

(Not a true HDR, but close enough!)

Nikon D90 ,Sigma APO 150-500mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM
1/1600s f/6.3 at 500.0mm iso400 full exif

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Eldar Kadymov05-Jul-2014 08:05
Best action shot I saw in the very long , long time V
Jason Gilligan20-Feb-2013 15:19
Bill Popovski30-Jan-2013 10:47
Wow. Simply fantastic! Vote
Apostolos Tikopoulos08-Jul-2012 16:17
Terrific and spectacular action catch. V.
laurent lardière10-Jun-2012 14:15
great shot !
Buba Jafarli13-May-2012 19:25
Breath-taking! Bravo, Chris! V.
Paul L-R03-May-2012 20:34
Light, colour, action; what more could you ask for? Superb, Chris BV
Tom LeRoy02-May-2012 11:24
Fantastic action shot. I can feel the spray of water and the motion when looking at this great capture!BV!
Karen Stuebing30-Apr-2012 22:18
Love the energy and motion. A fantastic action photo. V.
Bill Klein30-Apr-2012 15:21
Totally awesome, Chris! BV!!!
Nestor30-Apr-2012 15:06
Great shot Chris and I have a wet key board (-:
A powerful composition and a perfect delivery.
John Hamers30-Apr-2012 14:59
Excellent action shot, beautrifully captured !!V
Mike H.30-Apr-2012 09:44
What a great action shot, Chris -- unique work, so well processed!
Bartosz Kotulski30-Apr-2012 06:40
fantastic shot. great light and timing
Bryan Murahashi30-Apr-2012 04:03
Fabulous light and colors in this action shot. V
Ken Chambers ARPS30-Apr-2012 02:00
I real masterpiece of photography Chris.
janescottcumming30-Apr-2012 01:03
Yahoo, what a ride! Cool shot with great light. V
Colin Storey29-Apr-2012 17:29
Fantastic shot of the action, superbly taken Chris. v
Alain Boussac29-Apr-2012 16:30
A praiseworthy image, my friend ! VBV.
Mark Chambers29-Apr-2012 15:04
The light on the waves is just fantastic. V
globalgadabout29-Apr-2012 14:39
so exhilarating this...spectacular light and colours..V
burtmann29-Apr-2012 14:26
Superb. Bravo! v
Marcia Rules29-Apr-2012 14:16
power and peril at once!!! A real dynamo..V+
CM Kwan29-Apr-2012 12:40
Wow, this is so power, Chris! V
Martin Lamoon29-Apr-2012 10:50
This is one of the most thrilling photographs I have seen. V+
Stephanie29-Apr-2012 10:45
So dramatic and fabulous! BV
William Vogt29-Apr-2012 10:13
Awesome image Chris!!
Regards, Bill
Helen Betts29-Apr-2012 09:19
Wow, what an excellent action shot! Not only is it dramatic, but beautiful as well. V.
Enny29-Apr-2012 08:45
wowowoow, very impressive capture Chris.
shatterbug29-Apr-2012 08:00
Love the golden light and the freeze of the spray!
Konrad Busslinger29-Apr-2012 07:45
Wow, what an incredible shot and a wonderful light. Great work as well Chris. VV
René Gysi29-Apr-2012 06:57
Fantastic action shot with wonderful light in the spray. Excellent Chris! V
John Reynolds29-Apr-2012 06:09
Very impressive action capture. v.
Barry Moore29-Apr-2012 05:35
A very difficult capture to time perfectly, but did just that. Excellent.
Yiannis Pavlis29-Apr-2012 04:36
Stunning Chris !! Nothing less ,great shot .V
Mildred Alpern29-Apr-2012 03:20
superb image of physical excitement to be riding the waves and frothy surf so literally unprotected. The colors are glorious, enhanced by the whitest of sprays.
Jean D29-Apr-2012 01:26
Amazing action shot along with a splendid splash of colors throughout. Very timely indeed, Chris. ~V
Timothy Guenther29-Apr-2012 01:13
Spectacular shot!
marie-jose wolff28-Apr-2012 23:46
breaking the waves,
great capture! V
Lillian Rodriguez28-Apr-2012 23:42
Great action shot! Love the wall of spray facing him! BBV
Tomasz Dziubinski - Photography28-Apr-2012 23:27
Fantastic shot, Vote !
lou_rozensteins28-Apr-2012 22:51
Great capture of light. Very well done.
Walter O. Koenig28-Apr-2012 22:50
Great dynamic shot with all these colors and spray. I really like the lighting in the water. "V"
Antonis Sarantos28-Apr-2012 22:46
Impressive capture of action and light! V
pkocinski28-Apr-2012 22:44
Great capture of this action!
Light_Works28-Apr-2012 22:41
Nice image! V.
Graeme28-Apr-2012 22:38
WoW! What an incredible capture and timing, Chris. Outstanding work my friend.BBV
Nick Powell28-Apr-2012 22:34
Spectacular action shot! BV
soulis28-Apr-2012 22:33
Beautiful work. V.
Jim Coffman28-Apr-2012 22:28
Wow, what a dramatic capture! Well done,Chris!!
Brad Claypole28-Apr-2012 22:25
Very Cool - excellent timing BV
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