Bronte shine

Oasis

Put the boards away and go outside; it’s impressive. Twenty-three banging degrees, not too shabby for a winter’s day. The surf is shabby though. 1 footers, suitable for my micro groms and newbies to the sport. A north wind blew warm and early. The next time you will surf will be Saturday afternoon, Sunday looks […]

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A spark of light on a old subject, one of the most sensational buildings in Sydney

City to Surf

Last night the weatherman mentioned “Fog tomorrow” about 5 times. So I ventured into the big smoke, cameras ready for those moody foggy Harbour Bridge scenes. Whilst the fog never eventuated, there were moments of vibrant light on some well-trodden paths around Circular Quay. The surf was clean and waist to shoulder high today. The […]

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Frontside carves with Blake Thornton

Corey is back…

I think Corey Worthington has moved into my street. Remember Corey? Australia’s most infamous party organising teenager. Since the lifting of restrictions, I’ve got to say Bondi has gone wild. For the past two nights, I’ve had a bunch of annoying punks keeping me awake until 4am (I think it’s the same bunch still going […]

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Cloudy days, Bondi

Nah.

Like most recent days, there are waves on offer, clouds, a tiny bit of rain and shocking banks at Bondi. How bad? Ghastly I reckon. The fact that there was barely anyone surfing it is testament. There’s ALWAYS someone out surfing Bondi. There were a couple around the corner at Bronte on some sorta weird […]

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Crispy, winter warm light over the Buckler.

Ochre

I love this time of year. The light is fantastic – I can make anything look good when the light is this good. The winter light is so different from our summer rays, which can appear hazy and make colours murky. Winter light is a burnt orange, crispier making colours pop. The sun’s side angle to […]

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Swim'N'Go popular this morning

Low Tide Weed

Bondi’s got plenty of weed at the moment. Yup, fresh batch. Nah, not talking about those dutch-ovens bellowing out of camper-vans in the parking lot, the stuff that comes from the ocean. Great big piles of it, mixed in with plenty of rubbish (Council ain’t doing their regular clean-ups it seems). Not a pretty sight. […]

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Funnel, Bondi

Shackadelic

The recent pounding swell has moved sand into some interesting formations. There’s a super shallow bank at the South Bondi that’s been spitting out tubes this morning. It’s not for the faint-hearted, it eats boards as water slabs onto a shallow shelf. It was a pleasure to shoot – I really missed shooting in the […]

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Bronte - timing is essential here.

Roughy-Uns

It’s still wild times down the beach with wind, rain and big waves. It’s not often we get a swell to last this long. That intense low is grinding up the coast, slowly. From tomorrow onwards it looks to be calming down. I reckon there are some good surfing conditions headed our way towards the […]

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Follow the light

Restrictions

Did you get out and about on the weekend? (for the exercise of course). It seemed like things are loosening up…more cars on the road, more activity. We are the lucky ones – but I still think we need to remain vigilant against the bloody Rona. No 2nd wave stuff – just good head high […]

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Clovelly plate

Grounded

What a special autumn sunny day outside. Amazing. I haven’t been in the air in quite some time, and I’m having withdrawals! There is nothing quite like dangling out of a hovering tin can, standing on the skids, scouring the land for unique and unusual formations. You get a different take on the world—a birdseye […]

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Dodging sets

Big Swells + Dizzy Spells

Is life feeling a tad closer to normal? A tiny bit? Our government is now busy trying to work out how we can all return to our previous lives in a controlled and orderly fashion – baby steps. I believe freedom will happen sooner if we all download the COVIDSAFE app. Then if we get […]

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Morning light on the Bergs

Last Summer

Last Summer was a pretty strange one, but not as strange as the current Autumn and most likely this Winter! Strange seems to have become the norm. I think ‘unprecedented’ is the most frequently used word for 2020.  These pics are from last summer. Just a refresher, to take your mind off COVID19 and other […]

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So you can't hang around. Gotta keep moving

Restore

Tomorrow the door will open, just a tad, allowing you to surf or swim at Bondi (whilst maintaining social distancing – of course). Bondi beach remains closed otherwise. When I say swim and surf, I mean for exercise and mental health, not frolic in the shallows, sunbake in your new leopard-skin thong or build sandcastles. […]

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