Making sense of my photography hobby in retirement

Early Morning Dip

On many mornings throughout the year, at around about dawn, there is a group of swimmers who come to Takapuna Beach on Auckland’s North Shore to swim.  In their form-fitting wetsuits and rubber bathing caps they take to the water like a pack of seals to swim the approximately one kilometre length of the beach and back again.

One morning in early March there was a wonderful golden sunrise which silhouetted this group entering the water at the southern end of the beach.  Rangitoto Island is outlined in the background; the sunrise reflected in the wet sand.

Sony Alpha DSLR-A200, 1/60 sec, F22, ISO 400, Sigma DC 18-200 mm lens ay 75 mm

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2 responses

  1. carol forrest

    magnificent Chris, truly beautiful. Thank you for sharing it. love it. X carol

    March 26, 2010 at 10:00 pm

    • Thanks Carol. Pictures of Central Otago Rail Trail coming soon. Chris

      March 27, 2010 at 6:04 am

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