It had been my intention to go back down to Bronte beach for the first set of sunrise photo’s for 2014 but my plans changed slightly. After checking my weather app, I noted that we were expecting a high tide which is my least favourite time to shoot Bronte. I’ve always preferred low tide there simply because you can compose and capture the tidal pool rocks which provides that foreground interest so often necessary for landscape images.
Instead, I chose to head off to Balmoral which is a harbour beach in Sydney’s lower north shore. It was a little overcast at 5.45am but the sun burned away these clouds about an hour after sunrise. Most of the shots in this series were taken between 6am and 7am as you can see by the largely featureless skies. Regardless, its still a gorgeous time of day and I have to say the water was beautifully refreshing. I couldn’t resist taking a dip after my photo’s.
Happy new year to you all. I hope its a prosperous 2014.
Canon 7D | EF 24-105L | Tripod | ND +9 stop filter | Post: Lightroom 5 (+Photomatix for HDR shot above)
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