Waves crashing over the rock shelf at North Narrabeen, NSW.

One from over Christmas as I've not shot much lately.

View all photos taken: Tuesday, 30th December 2008, This photo: 5:41am

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  • chooks! said:
    Very Nice :) was there much wind then?
  • Xenedis said:
    This came out nicely.
    I wasn't inspired to publish anything from that shoot, but at least you got something from it despite the conditions that day.
  • David de Groot said:
    Not a bit, which was good as it meant the spray didn't get all over us and our gear :)
    Yeah, not a lot in that shoot of great value, but a couple that scrubbed up ok. This one has had some tweaking in LR to compensate for the very dreary weather.
  • frednaut said:
    Looks lovely David - whatever you did is alright!
  • Simon D101. said:
    Nice shot David, even if the weather was poor I think this turned out great, well done.
  • -Bennie- said:
    cool shot mate... the clouds/light look a bit yuk but you've managed to pull out an interesting photo for me! thanks!
    the textures in seaweed on the rock and following water are cool! nice one!
  • David de Groot said:
    A bit of colour temp. adjustment, gradient filter on the sky, whack with the vibrancy stick ;-)
    Thanks :) Yeah, it didn't rain on us, but it was very close to doing so. Believe it or not, this was dawn (as far as we could tell).
    Thanks Bennie :) Yeah unlike the neat weather that you managed in Sydney, our attempts at dawn were somewhat feeble on the weather front. Still, it was an interesting excursion and I got a few shots that were ok :)
  • Warwick (wazzam) said:
    Nice one Dave. It's hard to tell it was a dull day. The colours and detail are great.
  • -Gadabout- said:
    I love the beautiful blue of the water :D
  • David de Groot said:
    Thanks Warwick. A bit of white-balance adjustment, etc and it comes up ok. :)
    I was quite happy with how the blue came out too :)
  • -Gadabout- said:
    Hey, what happened to that series of pics you had? :)
  • David de Groot said:
    I turned it into a video, but alas flickr screwed up the playback speed - it's still up there in the same set as this one, and if you play it several times, it sometimes slows down enough to see it properly.
  • -Gadabout- said:
    I'll have to check it out again :D
  • bradchiplin said:
    I love that there's a definite overcast sky, but the water still has the green tinge to it.
    Great shot!
  • David de Groot said:
    Some tweaking of this shot for sure (only in LightRoom). :)