Landscape Photographer from the South West of Western Australia

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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3 responses

  1. Larissa Plackett

    Ben loves your ‘Fast Lines’!

    December 27, 2011 at 9:10 am

  2. I like them all Ian. This is something I have played around with of late. i really like the results as it gives a little flare to the image. Well done

    February 20, 2012 at 12:51 pm

    • Thanks Luke – Good to see someone else is trying something similar!

      February 20, 2012 at 3:00 pm

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