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Water People 4th December 2012

I had a really good time shooting these ten photos down at Bondi Beach this morning. I hope it shows.

The water was immaculate, warm and clear. The sun was out baking without a cloud of hindrance in the sky. Wind – there was none. Waves – none of those either. Well I guess I few knee cappers.

It’s days like these that are torturous to be working 200 metres from the water’s edge. I’m glad I got up early for a 1 hour swim already. I do love my job.

Today’s focus is on the people who love the ocean from 19 month old Jet to Henry Crouch – the people that are down there daily that I see on my morning travels. These are happy people.

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  • Paulo said |

    Very nice pictures!
    What lens did you use?

    cheers!

  • Rob Scheeren said |

    Hi Eug,

    firstly let me say if theres one email I always look at every morning its yours, always “always” first class images, great stuff.

    However, I have noticed over the last two days, the foreground blur you have been adding has a rather crisp edge and is somewhat noticable, I only noticed yesterday in the first shot and the shot of Little Sam…and a few again today…just wanted to make you aware of what I see as a viewer of all things photographic.

    Cheers mate
    Rob

    • Uge said |

      Thanks Rob. Yeah just playing with depth of field, but it’s nothing new. Being doing it for about 5 years like this!

    • Yuri said |

      i agree. here’s my 2 cents:
      Blurring works very fine in general and i love the Phil picture for instance. But on Amber and Arlen, the difference are so crisp, it looks too photoshoped, to the point Arlen’s face looks like it was copy/pasted there on top of the landscape.

  • riccardo said |

    its official – you are the luckiest man on the planet :)

  • Rob said |

    Where’s the tenth photo ! Love your work

  • Jessica said |

    This morning was amazing do you have any more shots ! ! !

  • snappystreet said |

    Amazing! I grew up at the beach (Coffs Harbour) and miss it daily.

    Living in the Inner West means I very rarely get to head down (damn city life!) so I thoroughly enjoy your photographs daily. You have such an amazing eye for capturing all the ocean has to offer!

  • Yuri said |

    “Henry Crouch, swims daily, rescued twice a week”

    hahaha i laughed hard

  • Yuri said |

    “Hold tight little Koala Jet”

    wow.. amazing pic that one. What a cute baby!
    Don’t know if the kid’s ever gonna be as good as the dad behind the camera, but he sure is amazing in front of it!!

  • Toni Bissett said |

    Ur photos are so inspiring. Truly capture the moment. Agree Riccardo.!!!! PS…. Is little Jet the cutest baby on the planet or wht. Aside from mine of course :)

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