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Coast Guard 47' Motor Lifeboat in Morro Bay, CA 04 Dec 2007 | by mikebaird
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Coast Guard 47' Motor Lifeboat in Morro Bay, CA 04 Dec 2007

Coast Guard Boat in Morro Bay, CA 04 Dec 2007 - big waves today! Photo by Mike Baird Canon 1D Mark III with 600mm IS lens with polarizer, on tripod on dry land, RAW. Taken from land at the base of Morro Rock - see map under more properties. Join us at


[15 Sept 2009 Note] Creative commons License rights re-set to most permissive CC Attribution (profit or non-profit).


photomorrobay pool members especially, please critique this image for technical and/or artistic improvement. mike [at} mikebaird dot com


See Gary Robertshaw's superior sequence of a knockdown capsize at about the same time and location 04dec2007 at


10 June 2008 usage note: Creative Common use at


used in Water: A California Story


Used in Wikipedia



License Change effective 16 July 2008: All Rights Reserved - A logo-removed version of this photo is an iStockphoto as of 07 Oct. 2008. Previous Creative Commons uses not affected. [see license re-set to CC Attribution above on 15 Sept. 2009]


06sept2008 iStockphoto notes on re-submit on rejection based on keyword 'practice' not approved: Coast Guard boat battles storm waves

Coast Guard boat (identifying marks removed) battles storm waves during open ocean water rescue survival maneuver near Morro Bay, CA, off the west coast of the USA.


tags:Major Ocean, Group Of People, Number of People, Nautical Vessel, Military Ship, Wave, Rescue, Sea, Survival, Surf, Coast Guard

categories: Concepts & Ideas > Teamwork;Transportation;People


15sept2008 iStockphoto says: "We regret to inform you that we cannot accept your submission, entitled Coast Guard boat battles storm waves ( for addition to the iStockphoto library for the following reasons: 2nd rejection. Nice image. Sorry for not indicating it during first inspection but you might have to downsize to improve image quality. Thank you.

+++This file contains artifacting when viewed at full size. This technical issue is commonly created by the quality settings in-camera, in post-processing or in RAW settings. Artifacting may be the result of other factors such as excessive level adjustments.


07 Oct. 2008 iStockphoto says "We are glad to inform you that your file "Coast Guard boat battles storm waves" has been accepted for addition to the iStockphoto library. Thank you very much for your Submission. You can view your submission at: "


08 Dec 2008: Used without attribution at [attribution fixed, but continues to link to illegal source in China]


20 March 2009 Creative Commons use note


05 Nov 2010 $100 USD requested for royalty free use. Sent PayPal fund request

ixblue2010 has sent you a message on Flickr. Subject: Coast Guard 47' Motor... For a Poster

Date: 5th November, 2010; Hello Mike, We are a company name IXBLUE and we would like to use your Coast Guard picture for one poster for an exhibition (MAST 2010). We would like to know what are the term and condition for this picture. To see the poster please check the link below : Best regards, Béranger; beranger. blaudez {at];

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Taken on December 4, 2007