Posts in watershots

Swimming near Gardens

Posted on March 11th, 2018 in South Narrabeen, watershots.

Brilliant morning along the Collaroy-Narrabeen stretch. I wasn’t up for getting smashed in low tide shories, so I went for a swim with my camera instead. Water is beautiful too.

Gardens from the water, Sunday morning


Got wet too

Posted on June 29th, 2010 in Long Reef, watershots.

Joined a reasonable size crew at Longy around midday for what turned out to be a fun, if lully, sesh. Mostly it was in the waist high range like this morning, but every now and then we’d get a more substantial set. I’d put that down to the 10 sec average period. Even the old guy got a few of the bigger ones. That wind was damn chilly though!

Shooting from the water in beach breaks is not always that productive. Although I had the Canon PowerShot D10 on board, I only got a couple vaguely worthwhile shots to mark the occasion. The D10 produces a clean image and is pretty straightforward to use. I’d like it to have a burst mode and a better zoom range would be good as well. I found shutter lag and shot to shot processing times made getting more than a couple shots in the few seconds a beachbreak wave lasts something of a challenge.


The Pool – Fri 31 July 09 – 1020-noon

Posted on August 4th, 2009 in Click! Pics for folk, Don's surfin' pics, Newport, surf photography, Top stories, watershots.

Went for a surf Friday mid-morning at the Path in Newport. Had the Panasonic Lumix DMC- FT1 water camera tucked in the wetty and grabbed a few shots…

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Longy (lugga) 18 July 2009 – 1145-1345

Posted on July 19th, 2009 in At large, Click! Pics for folk, Don's surfin' pics, Lagoon entrance, Longy, Panasonic FT-1, surf photography, Surf Reports, Top stories, watershots.

Wanted to test out the Panasonic FT-1 camera, so took it surfing late on a sunny Saturday morning with a little SE swell at Long Reef. We were catching waves from about the lagoon entrance south to the pole. Sets were into the chest high range and I got over a hundred pics.


 

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