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The Athlete
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Copyright: steven warnstaff (wahclella) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 45 W: 7 N: 224] (1119)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-11-08
Categories: Fish
Camera: Pentax PZ1P, pentax 80-200mm 2.8 EDIF, Fujichrome 100 ASA
Exposure: f/8, 1/250 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-11-18 14:51
Viewed: 2990
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Lucia Falls in Southwest Washington state offers the photographer the very best opportunities in this area to capture Salmon and Steelhead jumping a falls as trhey head home to their beginnings. This was taken on an overcast day and with a raging river that seemed to overtake the normal 10-15 foot drop off of the falls and left it at 5 feet.


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2010-11-18 15:06]

Hi Steven,what a timing and what a interesting and different pic.I like a lot this composition and the excellent sharpness and light balance.Thanks for share,have a good night,Luciano.

Hi Steven,
to click just in the right moment must have been very difficult. I wonder how many pics you took until this one.
I give 2 points for your timing, the picture itself is not very outstanding.
regards
Pierre

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2010-12-21 6:13]

Bonjour Steven.
Une image que j'avais ratée..what a strenght the salmons must have to jump over these falls! Amazing spectacle indeed!
I wish you too Merry Christmas and a happy 2011.
Sorry not to join on facebook, but that's a personal choice.
Amitiés
Anne

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