Wading In Life

© Michael S. Lazarus

Wading In Life

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe February 11, 2008

Fantastic, Mike. Love the sun on his face!! #852147

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic February 11, 2008

Nice capture, Michael. Love the waves. Cute bird. #5477349

Eivor Kuchta February 11, 2008

I like how the light shining on his head and chest outlines the bird against the background. The waves bring more life to the image. #5478661

Aimee C. Eisaman February 11, 2008

Great shot! Love your 300mm.....don't ever take it for granted! Just a great composition on this shot....love the blue color of the water above the birds head. It balances the photo nicely! :-) #5478682

Michael S. Lazarus February 12, 2008

Thank you Ellen, Kay, Eivor, and Aimee for your visit and "colorful" commentary. It means a lot to me. #5483969

Jennifer A. Lambert February 13, 2008

How beautiful !! It makes me miss our beach house that got blown away with Hurricane Katrina. I woke up every morning my entire life, every summer to scenes like this....one day again we will build back and add to all the beautiful memories we already have.
This is a lovely shot and brought back so many GOOD memories for me. Thank you for that.
Blessings, Jenny in Bama #5488664

Michael S. Lazarus February 13, 2008

Jennifer, You really just made my day. I like to comment about all the technical aspects that make a good photo when I give feedback but in the end if you can touch someone with something you've done and they let you know like you have here, than that's larger than any of it. I can't thank you enough! #5488756

Michelle L. Frick February 13, 2008

Michael, I love how you've caught the water rushing around his feet. Fabulous clarity and color! #5489481

Michael S. Lazarus February 14, 2008

Thank you Michelle for the wonderful compliment. I was standing there at the edge of the surf like he was just marveling at how this bird was just so comfortable in the water. I mean these waves were bigger than him (her) and he just stood right in with them focusing on what he wanted. That turned out to be a shell or something he quickly snatched in the water soon after I took this. Being there watching this transpire in that morning sunlight, with those refreshing waves washing over my sandals and the mild ocean breeze just whistling by, I could not think what else to call it but "Wading in Life". #5493453

Tom Dowd February 15, 2008

Living the life :O) Awesome shot!
Tom #5498361

Michael S. Lazarus February 20, 2008

Thank you Tom. I see from your gallery you know the feeling :-)

I would also like to thank every one who has commented to this point one more time again as I woke up this morning to find a new little EP for this one in my gallery. I know your comments contributed. #5520385

Songbird Cline level-classic March 07, 2008

gorgeous!! excellent!! #5609325

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f/5.6, 1/1250, 70-300mmVR@250mm, South Beach, DSC_6485.JPG, 8:44A.M., ISO 200, Exposure Bias -.33

I took my loaner 70-300mm VR lens on a Sunday morning trip to South Beach and was treated to some very sweet light and things to play with. I hope this warms those of you up north............... hang in there. Enjoy!

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/1250 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 250.00 mm, Model: NIKON D40

Uploaded on February 10, 2008

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