Patience pays


It was a dark cold morning. I found myself kicking around waiting for some the light. We’ve now past the winter solstice (June 21) so the days will get longer slightly from here. Hooray. There are waves around, head high on sets. The offshores are grooming and making for good conditions. It’s pretty darn cold […]

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I’ve never seen such unrideable 3 footers. We have a south swell with waves breaking at Bondi around head high, but they are 100% closing out. I tried shooting surfing for 1 hour – and look what I came up with! That’s saying something. Perhaps it was the low tide and the incoming will pad […]

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The cloud formations were really quite something this morning


Quite an interesting setup down the beach this morning. We had crazy, dark, puffy clouds on the south side, raw golden sunlight to the north. It lit up like a Christmas tree, for a minute or two around 7:20 am. Very cold morning, felt like around 8 degrees with a wind chill. Waves – very […]

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Tombstones, Bondi Beach Australia


After a really cold start, things are starting to warm up. The winds are frosty offshore, it’s SO much warmer in the water than it is out. It felt like a bath. There is a right-hand rip bowl at South Bondi. It’s only 2 foot and heaps of water running out, so maintaining a relevant […]

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Well didn't you wake up on the right side of the bed this morning?


This morning was one of those jaw-dropping, all-inspiring, stop-what-ya-doing, have-a-good-gork sunrises. One of those vivid colour sprays that make the images look PhotoChopped. I hope you saw it. The surf wasn’t half bad either folks. I saw plenty of head high glory out there. It looked clean and more from the East. Yes, south facing Bondi […]

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Rotto, those blues.


I was gonna work up some elaborate, convoluted story as to why I haven’t been shooting these past two days in Sydney – especially when it’s been pumping in parts….well…ahem…the truth of the matter is that I’ve got a sick little fella at home and a wifie on tour. This time of year our kids […]

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Really dark and gloomy morning, with a sprinkle of rain


Damn dark and gloomy down the beach this morning. #nonevent We’ve got junkie swells flanked with a southerly. Bondi look pretty wild with random, twisted, buckled peaks. Surfable…debatable. As I write this a ray of sunshine, 1st for the day has struck my keyboard. Alleluia. 1st bit of vitamin D I’ve seen since the Ments. : […]

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A bomb, deep inside

Last Dance

I’ve been waiting for an ugly Bondi morning to showcase our last hurrah in Mentawais. Today’s it! After an unimpressive 10 seconds down at Bondi Beach this morning I resorted to a coffee and direct route to the gallery. In my quick beach scan, I saw a super junkie 3-foot rainy mess out there. Really not […]

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Fresh little peak getting tweaked

Well hello.

Coupla little waves on offer this morning. It ain’t pumping, but it’s contestable. A bit of junk in the morning sess, maybe that’ll get ironed out as the day progresses. Swell will go tiny tomorrow before rocking back up on Tuesday. Whilst were we scoring 8 foot plus in Mentawais last week Taj and a […]

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