Archival Revival

These wet, onshore Sydney mornings give me a good opportunity to sift through archives and find some gold. This morning I worked out that I’ve caught 48 flights this year (no medal please) and covered a lot of ocean from Maldives to Hawaii, shooting thousands of frames, most of which have barely been viewed and […]

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Rock love

Aloha. A very uninspiring morning down at Bondi today. Only one guy out, Mr. Enthusiasm Benny Back Door Lucas. He actually got 1 decent wave in the 15 minutes that he was out there. Spent the rest of the time drifting around. I dug around in my camera bag, looking for lenses I haven’t shot […]

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the young master

Just like yesterday we’re stuck under this bit fat high pressurey and who’s complaining! Sun is bakin’, the wind is from the NE and the water is FROSTY. Looks like the mercury will hit 27 degrees and you’ll find messy 2-3 footers at northern exposed beaches. High tide midday, low tide 7pm. Young master Perth […]

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NE

Good old typical Sydney summers day today. NE winds, NE wind swell in the 2-3 foot range and hot temperatures predicted. Might even hit 30. The beach is overrun with mad schoolies and the water is crystal clear. Simply put, a damn fine day – get outside. enjoy. We’ll be stuck in this northerly wind/swell […]

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chop-hop

There is plenty going on down the beach, just not in the surf department. We’ve got wind chop coming from the NE…but it’s barely breaking. Tomorrow we should see an increase in size, from the north again (not suited to Bondi). Probably one of the busiest mornings down the beach in a long time. Exercise […]

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Drifters

I’m not gonna promise you much today, it’s damn small and dribbling on a bank in the corner. Mighty fine day though with blaring sunshine, little wind and warm temperatures. Moose from the Icebergs reckons its 18.8 degrees in the water (21 in the ‘Bergs pool). 18 degree water is chilly, so don’t be fooled […]

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Ripples

Finally the weather has turned a corner and warmer temperatures are here – but so is the typical small waves of summer. Bondi had a 1-2 foot bump with plenty out. The water wasn’t exactly warm and you still require a springy or wettie top. Not too bad though. A good wake up rattle. The […]

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B L O W

So different to yesterday. It’s howling. Was actually difficult to keep the lens steady as the gale pulls it to one side. Bondi was 3-4 foot and full of mush. The odd wave showed potential…well… no one around so it’s all yours. Enjoy. The Aquabumps Book Finally, after 11 years of shooting pics, followed by […]

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Earlybird

Whoa, how about an early report this morning. Just got out of the water and there’s a neat little right chuggin’ into Bondi. I was quite surprised to see it breaking at all considering the charts revealed little or no energy. The 12 year old groms thrived in the 2 footers. Thick hungry pack out […]

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