Landscape Photographer from the South West of Western Australia

Surfs up

On Monday afternoon the surf right along this coast increased in size. To paraphrase Banjo Paterson

“So all the cracks had gathered to the fray.
All the tried and noted riders from the coast near and far
Had mustered at the beachfront after lunch”

There were a lot of people out surfing, and all the carparks were full.

It was quite spectacular. However it also was raining heavily. This shot was taken from inside my car with the windscreen wipers on high and the airconditioning running to stop the windscreen fogging up.

Surfs up

Surfs up

10 responses

  1. Thats a great shot Ian.

    December 14, 2011 at 6:33 am

    • Thanks Merv. It was good of the surfer to hold that pose for me!

      December 14, 2011 at 6:39 am

  2. Yep cracka lacka mate!

    December 14, 2011 at 8:02 am

    • I’m pretty pleased with that shot given that it was shot in the rain, and through a wet windscreen with the wipers going flat out. The softness seems to add to the effect.

      December 14, 2011 at 9:56 am

  3. Larissa Plackett

    Look at you quoting Banjo 🙂

    December 20, 2011 at 10:53 am

    • More like misquoting him!

      December 20, 2011 at 11:20 am

  4. Yep, Thats a winner.

    December 24, 2011 at 5:29 am

    • Thanks. At the time I didn’t have many expectations of getting anything worthwhile as the rain was very heavy.

      December 24, 2011 at 6:29 am

  5. wayte27

    Wonderful capture there Ian. One happy surfer and photography for sure

    January 5, 2012 at 6:33 pm

  6. Thanks Adrian

    January 5, 2012 at 8:07 pm

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