Portal by John Vander Ploeg
January 20, 2021

Raging Seas on the Washington Coast, absolutely amazing to watch!

300mm · f/8.0 · 1/1250s · ISO 900
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Peter Dyndiuk's picture

Absolutely mesmerizing.

The highlights on the spray combined with the translucent curls make this image.

John Vander Ploeg's picture

Thank you so much! I worked hard on both of those aspects of this image, my favorite part as well!

Joseph Ting's picture

Jump in and be swept to another world.

John Vander Ploeg's picture

I really like that! I’m going to change the title of this image, thanks for the idea!

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Giuseppe Gessa's picture

Fantastic shot

Chris Jablonski's picture

Beautiful, John! Love that back light, and the glow it creates against those stormy greys. Good composition in a quickly changing scene - well caught. You must have had fun that day.

John Vander Ploeg's picture

I certainly did...Until my memory card ran out!

Marisa Harris's picture

I love it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The colors and the light and the movement...

John Vander Ploeg's picture

Thank you so much!

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