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04-DEC-2007 2007 by Gary Robertshaw

They're up!!!

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And, I presume, happy to see the sky where it's supposed to be.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50
1/1000s f/8.0 at 88.8mm iso100 full exif

other sizes: small medium original auto
george langlois 10-Dec-2016 04:39
Ran the 36379 out of Tillamook bay Oregon
they don't make them like that any anymore all those SA that we christened in the
glory hole
Guest 04-Jun-2008 16:39
I have great memories of the 2 times I trained at Cape D, first w/ the 44-footer, and then w/ the 47-footer. The feeling of squaring up to a breaker of that size is beyond words, like at the top of the first drop on a roller-coaster. Outstanding boat!
Bob Corson 21-Dec-2007 15:39
What an absolutely phenominal series of shots (nearly as wonderful as the fact no one was hurt or killed!). Makes me proud to own an FZ-50! Having said that I am not sure I would have got the shots . . .probably would have been standing watching in awe! A few years ago I was out in weather no where near as bad as that with my FZ-10. The mist in the air was incredible and no matter how hard I tried it was near impossible to keep the camera lens dry or clean so I have a small appreciation of what you were going through. Wonderful job thanks for sharing . . . saw your post in DPReview.
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