"Shaken, Not Stirred" by Paul Rojas

Photo of the Week: Shaken, Not Stirred

Photo by Paul Rojas

Photo of the Week
October 4th, 2013

"Shaken, not stirred" by Paul Rojas

“Shaken, not stirred” by Paul Rojas

Paul Rojas
Los Angeles, CA
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Canon EF 70-200mm/f4L
RRS Gear:
TVC-24L Versa Tripod
BH-40 LR Ballhead
B5D3-LA L-plate
ISO 100
1/4 sec

My friend David Thompson and I were exploring a cove near Los Angeles when we came upon this sea cave. As it was close to sunset, golden light was flooding in from the other side, so we wasted no time in setting up for our shots. It was one of my first outings using the TVC-24L on the coast, and it proved to be extremely stable, even with waves rushing by. The 24L version, having longer legs, was also quite versatile in situations where I’d need to stand on a boulder, but had to have one or two of the tripod legs in the water. Having the full RRS L-plate/ballhead/tripod setup allowed me to quickly transition from one composition to another and really maximize working the scene until the light began to fade.
-Paul Rojas


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  1. Roman Racela says:

    That’s a great image from Paul. It’s one of my favorite of his. I’m so stoked that one of my friends is getting acknowledged for his artistic work!

  2. Patrick Downs says:

    Lovely image; it almost vibrates. Well done!

  3. Joe Johnson says:

    Paul, really a super shot! Thank you for sharing both the image and write-up. The back-lit dripping water is magical. Joe Sr.

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