The Moment Before you say 'Say Cheese'

Challenge #1 in the The Mystic Look of Mundane Life series. Hosted by Saswata.
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How many test shots you need to take while you shoot a group photograph ? And how many times you laugh when you check back those imperfect shots ? ( some with closed eyes, some changing the suit, some cleaning the shoe, a stranger enters the frame accidentally) Please go back to those never-published group-snaps and let all of us laugh to our hearts' content. * We are not inviting Trashes. We are inviting the group photographs which tells the real story... the real candid gestures of the people who are about to be photographed. But, these so called 'non-perfect' snaps are never evaluated as those never get a chance to be displayed. This is going to be a very unique and different challenge as people will be seen off-guard... the real character will come out. * And while voting you can keep in mind : 1. the snap which is very candid/lively 2. which makes you laugh 3. tells story
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Unexpected Wave
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My family and I were visiting the black sand beach at Wai'anapanapa beach park in Maui. While posing for a shot on the beach, a wave came up further than expected, just as I released the shutter. Zoomed in you can tell the water splashed on my father's shoe, but he later claimed his shoe didn't get wet.
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Submitted: Monday, 16th January, 2012 02:34 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 19th November, 2011
Focal length: 16 mm
Shutter speed: 1/320 sec
Aperture: F4.5
ISO: 100
Notes: Taken using a full-frame fisheye on a DX cropped sensor. Cropped from the original image.
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