Lone surfer at Morro Rock - Big wave day in Morro Bay, CA, 08 Nov. 2009

Lone surfer at Morro Rock - Big wave day in Morro Bay, CA, 08 Nov. 2009, brought out lots of lookers, but not many surfers, as the walls were crummy. Photo by Michael "Mike" L. Baird, mike [at} mikebaird d o t com, flickr.bairdphotos.com; Canon 1D Mark III, Canon 600mm f/4.0 Lens with Circular Polarizer, on heavy Gitzo GZGT5540LS tripod with Wimberley Gimbal Head II on leveling base.

  • lamoustique 6y

    That's a really cool shot!
    --
    Seen on my Flickr home page. ( ?² )
  • Beth Sargent 6y

    Awesome shot Mike. That is a huge wave looming over the surfer.
    Wonderful Color and a Great Moment.
  • Drake Garvin 6y

    Great shot, love the color and the mist flying off the wave
  • ROBERT HUFFSTUTTER 6y

    THIS IS A POWER SHOT.............great.
  • ROBERT HUFFSTUTTER 6y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called BESTBEACHFOTOZ, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • {-Lisa-} 6y

    CHE ONDE!!!!
    You deserve another award.


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  • Rodd Halstead 6y

    very pretty water color. too bad it wasn't more rideable
    great surfing photo!
  • Kevin Cole 6y

    Looks like the waves were as expected Sunday, but still to rough to ride.
  • Mario Bailote 6y

    Great shot even the seagull looks good.
  • JUANJO 6y

    CHE ONDE!!!!
    You deserve another award.


    Onde_Waves(post 1 comment 3)
    Please tag your photos with " Onde"
  • Ryan Kinnett 6y

    Amazing shot! I get chills just imagining having to duck dive that beast of a wave!
  • Andrea Costa 5y

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  • The Bridgeman 3y

    Great capture thanks for sharing
  • Massimo Paolini 2y

    Great image. I used it on my post Worried about SEO Rankings?. The post will be published on October 16, 2013.
  • Mike Baird 2y

    Thanks got the CC use note
    Lone surfer at Morro Rock - Big wave day in Morro Bay, CA, 08 Nov. 2009 by mikebaird
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