Landscape Photographer from the South West of Western Australia

Archive for December 23, 2011

Surfer

Honeycombs surfer

Honeycombs surfer

I have not attempted to use long exposures when photographing surfers in the past. However yesterday I accidentally moved a dial while taking shots and set the camera up “incorrectly”. To my surprise some shots looked good (but not many). Today I tried to repeat it, this time concentrating on my technique. I was able to improve the “keeper” rate. I like the way these type of shots convey the sense of speed and spray surfers encounter – something that is missing from more typical surfing shots.
Here is another one.
Same day - another surfer

Same day - another surfer


Curling wave

Curling wave

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