Some dayz

Some days it’s quite hard to come up with 7 entertaining images for this blog. Today is one of THOSE days. There was no sunrise this morning as clouds’n’rain smothered the 1st light. Intermittent rain can also make it tricky to shoot – it pays to have the sanctuary of your car close by. The […]

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submerge

Mornin’… and what a good morning. Clear skies, little or no wind and 3 footers heading in from the East. The 6:30am (1.5m) high tide put wobbly fat bits into any moving body of water…so best surf it mid to low today. (low tide is 1pm) The water is ridiculously warm. My guess is 23 […]

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Ghost town

When it rains around here, Bondi is like a ghost town. When it pours, you can park where you want, surf any peak without a mini mal clocking you in the head and drink up a fresh batch of rain-runoff diuretic. It poured this morning so most stayed tucked up in the rack. 3-4 footers […]

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Brand New Week

After last week I was getting acclimatised to shooting perfect waves, big gaping wide open monster barrels, sunshine, Kelly, Taj, Mark Matthews etc. Now this morning…shooting empty, grey Bondi just didn’t cut the mustard. Looks like everyone’s filled their wave quota up on last week – no one around…also there’s a tinge of winter claws […]

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Inside

Well hasn’t it been a good week. 4 days in a row of offshores and decent swell. This morning it was still on – even barrels in our area, but a lingering south change will put an end to proceedings. It’s gonna blow – 30 knots. Barrels, big monster barrels, Kelly, Taj…if only it could […]

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Kelly Slater at Tamarama

What a great week of surfing in Sydney. Yet another magical day – 3rd day in a row….ah yes, sunshine, 3 foot clean waves from a easterly swell, and now a grooming northerly. Gold. It’s not every day Kelly Slater’s in town…well, he dropped in last night, surfed Solander on dark and popped down to […]

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Heavy

There is a lot to get excited about today. The planets have aligned, the winds gentle and offshore, the sun shining, it’s warm in and out, and this current east swell just keeps on giving. It seems no one is at work today, the beaches are full. East swell is very handy in Sydney, as […]

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Easterly Chunks

Finally the rain has stopped. How about that torrential down pour on dark last night – gave the streets a good hosing down. That new east swell kicked in late as well – with plenty of grunt. I was out there when it hit, and oh boy, some chunky fun ones… Bondi has fun 2-3 […]

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Numbers

5,000 daily Aquabumps emails over 12 years, approximately 250,000 frames shot on 15 cameras using 23 lenses in 5 different water housings, 12 trips to the Mentawais, 2 to the Maldives, a weekend in Thailand, 3 x Singapore(?) visits, 3 trips to crystal clear Fiji, 2 trips to Hawaii, 15 trips to Bali, the Kimberley’s, […]

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