BRANIGAN David

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Athlete / Boat :

VO70 movistar skippered by Bouwe Bekking

Event :

Volvo Ocean Race

Location :

Chesapeake Bay, Maryland, USA

About the shot :

This image is from the end of the fifth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race arriving into Maryland in near windless conditions. I selected this in particular for this year's competition because it is both reflective - appropriate for the disruption that we are living through and timeless - without any obvious technology that would date the scene. Many people, sailors or not can identify with the serenity this image offers. And yet it is from a hugely dynamic and exciting event. Stay safe and healthy - see you on the water again soon!

Camera :

Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, 300mm ƒ2.8, 400, ƒ32 , 1/1000th