Lone Surfer #2

© Dennis Gay

Lone Surfer #2

Uploaded: December 02, 2011


A lone surfer does his thing in the face of a stiff off shore wind, racing the sea mares to the beach.

This salty surfing photograph was made from half way along the breakwater at North Haven Beach, North Haven, Mid-north Coast, NSW,Australia, about a half hour drive from my home town of Port Macquarie.

Fuji S5500: RAW, f/8 @ 1/1000sec, 57mm, -1EV, ISO 100.
Photoshop CS.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: -1.00, ExposureTime: 1/1000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 57.00 mm, Model: FinePix S5500


Dennis Gay December 02, 2011

The Making of 'Lone Surfer #2':

Made with my first 'proper' camera back in my early days of digital photography.

The eighteenth 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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Michael G. Marshall December 02, 2011

Beautiful image, Dennis! Love the comp, pov and it is terrific in B&W! Michael #9842867

Dennis Gay December 02, 2011

Hiya Michael,

Good to see you braving the elements out along the breakwater on this wild day.
Max thanx for your very encouraging feedback mate.

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Arthur Bohlmann December 03, 2011

Nice image #9845125

Dennis Gay December 04, 2011

Blimey Mr EDITOR!!!!!

A shed full of warm Aussie thanks for awarding my fearless surfer a PICK!

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Dennis Gay December 04, 2011

Bonza Arthur,

Lotsa thanks for visiting my gallery and leaving your great wrap.

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