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Team Oracle Print featuring the photograph L I F T O F F -- U S A  Wins by David Bearden

The watermark in the lower right corner of the image will not appear on the final print.







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5.38" x 8.00"


7.38" x 10.00"





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L I F T O F F -- U S A Wins Print


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L I F T O F F -- U S A Wins print by David Bearden.   Our prints are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All prints include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.

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Oh my goodness, David - this is an incredible shot my friend!! I can see why it is called"liftoff"....such awesome work!!! jd

David Bearden replied:

Joyce, thanks very much...appreciated...

Congratulations David - Its a great wall-hanger

David Bearden replied:

Fred, thanks very much...

SuperShot!..........Congrats!.....Carry On!

David Bearden replied:

Reid, thanks very much...

Beautiful. Congrats!

David Bearden replied:

Belinda, thanks very much...appreciated...

Great shot!

David Bearden replied:

Bradley, thanks very much...

Awesome color capture! Congrats on your sale!

David Bearden replied:

Tony, thanks for your kind words...

Beautiful shot David!!! Congrats on your sale!

David Bearden replied:

Suhas, appreciated...thanks very much...

Apparently you have around 15 pages I've missed so I'll arbitrarily start here and take a bite of the elephant. Looks like you've been around the whole danged world since. Not everyone gets to see this event, let alone photograph it. Did you get some new equipment? Impressive shot for speed, distance, and conditions. LF

David Bearden replied:

Fred, thanks, yes some new equipment but these were practice runs close to the SF coastline...

Amazing effect. Great camera lens too. Don't know how far away you were but it's a nice clear image.

David Bearden replied:

Scott, thanks very much...fortunately these were all run near the coast along SF Bay...probably 500 yards away...

Congrats on your sale!!

David Bearden replied:

Deborah, thanks very much...

Great shot. Jerry

David Bearden replied:

Jerry, thanks very much...


David Bearden replied:

Selia, thanks very much...appreciated...

Very cool image - congraulations

David Bearden replied:

Leanne, thanks very much...

Congrats on your sale!!

David Bearden replied:

Michael, thanks very much...appreciated...

Congrats David

David Bearden replied:

Matjaz, thanks very much...

David that is spectacular and so timely. Congraulations!

David Bearden replied:

Skip, appreciated...thanks very much...

Nice! Congrats on your sale!

David Bearden replied:

Karen, thanks very much...

Congrats David superb work

David Bearden replied:

Matjaz, thank you very much...


David Bearden replied:

Lazaro, thanks very much...

I was just reading about this amazing craft a day ago. A magnificent action shot David!

David Bearden replied:

Peter, thank you very an amazing work of technology...

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Artist's Description

The boat's twin knifelike bows slice through the small chop, sending torrents of spray through the mesh trampoline "decks" toward the crew. Then, much like water reaching its boiling point, the boat's ultra high-tech hyrdofoils - mounted on the outboard ends of its daggerboards and rudders - suddenly raise the boat of the water. With the drag of seawater on the hulls reduced dramatically, the boat's speed surges in the high-30-knot range. Not surprisingly, sailors call this transition "liftoff."

About David Bearden

David Bearden

These are images collected from extensive travels covering a wide variety of topics. I hope you enjoy my galleries. "Only through art can we emerge from ourselves and know what another person sees."--Marcel Proust Recent sales include images for set decoration on "Desperate Housewives" and the new NBC Series, " Are you there, Chelsea?" var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-26424668-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + ''; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0];...

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