Rock Fishermen #2

© Dennis Gay

Rock Fishermen #2

Uploaded: November 22, 2011


A scene very common to dedicated rock fishermen and a spectacular view for non-piscatorial people too.

The shot was made from the edge of the cliff near the bottom car park at Tacking Point looking down into a little rocky cove known locally as The Backwash, in Port Macquarie, Mid-north Coast, NSW, Australia.

Fuji S9600: RAW, f/8 @ 1/320sec, 39mm, ISO 80.
Lightroom 2.2 & Photoshop CS3.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/320 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 80, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 39.40 mm, Model: FinePix S9600


Dennis Gay November 22, 2011

The Making of 'Rock Fishermen #2':

The thirteenth in a series of nineteen waterscape photographs chosen by the developers of Coast Apartments in my home town of Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia. The large black and white prints grace the walls of the foyers, gymnasium and lift on permanent display in the luxury complex.

The series gives the viewer a journey from the Hastings River, that runs through the town and down the coast to The Gap at Diamond Head Beach in the Crowdy Bay National Park.


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Mariann Kovats level-classic November 22, 2011

Fantastic capture! I love in B&W! #9826201

Michelle Alton November 23, 2011

Maximum drama in this brilliant capture. Contrasty black and white is perfect, as is the framing. A Gem! #9826319

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 23, 2011

Outstanding capture and use of B&W!! #9826471

Robert Jensen November 23, 2011

Very nice capture - love the large splash against the rocks. Both the splash and the fisherman make for a perfect composition. #9826726

Dennis Gay November 24, 2011

Massive thanks to you Mr EDITOR for awarding my rock fishermen a PICK!

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Dennis Gay November 24, 2011

Carumba Mariann, Michelle, Jeff & Robert,

Muchos gracias to you all for checking out the fishermen and for leaving such encouraging feedback.

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Wendy M. Hansen-Penman November 24, 2011

I really like this one, Dennis! The splash of the wave and the fisherman each take their turn at center stage, and amazingly without overpowering the other. Not sure how you managed to have a photo with TWO main subjects. #9828987

Dennis Gay April 05, 2012

Happy Easter WENDY!

My deepest apolgies for such a late reply.

A big Easter egg full of thanks for your insightful and very encouraging great feedback.

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