The Black Surfer

A surfer rides the waves at Garretstown in early January this year. I’m not sure how many were out there but we talked to one wet and cold looking one when he came out of the water and he told us they had been there for a few hours.

The heavens opened and rain fell shortly after. Only the surfers were left out in the open.

Donal has a good post about exposure. Donal, you should read Understanding Exposure: How to Shoot Great Photographs with a Film or Digital Camera by Bryan Peterson. I’ll lend you my copy if you want. It’s a great read.




  1. Reply
    Donal February 26, 2007

    Nice one, I’ll take a read off that sometime. Cool shot, it even looks cold!

  2. Reply
    Matty February 26, 2007

    I’m sure that surfer looks like a type of character in Half Life. It sends shivers down my spine!

  3. Reply
    Flickr: LE_M@SC March 2, 2007

    LE_M@SC has posted a comment:

    Real surfers never rest 😉

    The Black Surfer

  4. Reply
    joker August 5, 2008

    freestyle! 😉

  5. Reply
    PRINCE NOVA 1 March 9, 2011

    real surfers rest when the ocean says rest
    but when the ocean says bet WE throw 10; a
    n 🙂
    & againnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn

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