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waves

Discussion in 'Other Genres' started by ghetto, Jan 29, 2013.

  1. ghetto

    ghetto Mu-43 Regular

    So Australia's east coast just had a little stormy session. I figured I'd remind you guys in the northern hemisphere what life is like in the other seasons...

    clear_1200.
    E-P1    ---    190mm    f/5.0    1/3200s    ISO 200


    clearcap.
    E-P1    ---    300mm    f/5.6    1/3200s    ISO 200


    curl.
    E-P1    ---    141mm    f/6.3    1/3200s    ISO 200


    eye1.
    E-P1    ---    141mm    f/6.3    1/3200s    ISO 200


    justpeaked.
    E-P1    ---    141mm    f/6.3    1/3200s    ISO 200


    The waves were running about 4-6 metres high over here during the day time. The beach was closed, even the surfies that usually go out in big waves decided not to today. I call this final shot ... darwin at work.

    darwin.
    E-P1    ---    70mm    f/8.0    1/1250s    ISO 200


    I missed a shot where a huge wave came in and swept the child off about 10 metres, the "adult" there went running across to get him before the back wash dragged him out to sea.
     
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  2. Matt917k

    Matt917k Mu-43 Regular

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    Jan 10, 2013
    Sydney, Australia
    Matt
    Nice, just down the road from me, Dee Why if I'm not mistaken?

    You do have to wonder about the intelligence of some people, "Beach Closed" so lets take my toddler down for a swim! :eek: 
     
  3. ghetto

    ghetto Mu-43 Regular

    Yupp Dee Why, I really wish I had a photo of when the child was getting swept away, it would have been price less, I was expecting it that's why I camped out at that spot with the signs in frame along with the child.
     
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