Photography 101: Moment


I have just a moment in time, I was by myself, well in saying that there were other people on the ferry over to Kangaroo Island but I was by myself with no other friend or family to say hey look at this and share it with….

It was such a moment that whatever my camera settings were, they had to do! I had no time to adjust anything and as they were moving so quickly the camera frankly didn’t catch up either with speed or focus but you know what I don’t care…. it was a MOMENT, a very special one.  I could say I used a slow shutter speed to emphasise the speed, blah blah but no, I honestly had no time.  They were ducking and weaving and swapping spots and thoroughly enjoying themselves as was I.

When I stopped taking the photos  I actually watched for a while to take it all in with my own eyes, then remembered I had video on my camera so tried as best I could to capture the moment again but it was only a few seconds worth, but still….. I had the moment!

Nature – my moment…

dolphins-playing

 

dolphins-playing2

 

Two dolphins playing off the bow of the boat.  No-one said anything or put it over the speaker, I just happened to notice two men snapping pictures of something under the boat and went over… how lucky I was.  I have never seen the likes before but hope to again.  Whatever I saw that day on the island didn’t matter it could only be a bonus after seeing this.

I will post Kangaroo Island soon with my few second video that I managed to take but I have it in my memory forever.

 

 

 

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24 comments

  1. You managed to capture those dolphins in that exact moment of time before the moment passed with no time to think before you clicked. Well done!

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  2. Know how you felt, haven’t had any close encounters with a dolphin, but I saw a whale playing really close to the beach earlier this year, and it was just a totally awe inspiring, peaceful, joyful, innocent feeling. Something to remember of the grey days.
    Lovely photos of beautiful movement.

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  3. Dolphins are social mammals, capable of enjoying their lives. They form close bonds with other members of their group.

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  4. A grand moment! The 2nd capture, Wow!!!

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  5. Love it when the Dolphins play in the bow waves like this….and you caught a couple of lovely shots….they both show the speed and motion beautifully. What a lovely encounter

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  6. now that’s a true “cosmic” moment!! Beautiful capture- I sense their speed. So thrilling!!!

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  7. Hi Karen, Even ‘tho you had no one to share this with, let me assure you I am enjoying seeing these pictures now..fantastic..

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  8. I love the way the *sparks* appear to be forming as the nose enters the water! Beautiful.

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  9. One of my favorite mammals! I remember being so enamored by them that a did a 4th grade paper on the bottle-nosed dolphin and porpoises. How lucky you were to witness this. And, to be honest, I love their blurry movement! It adds to the feeling of the scene. Wonderful, Karen! Thanks for sharing 🙂

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    • Thanks Stacy I love them too although have never witnessed them in the wild before so was really happy that my day started out with this. Appreciate your comments. Wished I could have said the blur was being creative lol!

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  10. Yay. Karen takes photos like I do!!! 😀 😉 When I was taking photos of the flowers after the funeral, Smudge came in to have a look. I didn’t have time to readjust my settings and just snapped the photo. It’s blurry but I won’t get rid of it because I love it.
    I love your photos as well because although they might not be technically perfect, I can feel your joy in them.

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