Outgunned

I’m re-posting this post about photography in honor of  National Camera Day, June 29. #NationalCameraDay

Catherine Sherman

A surfer rides the waves in the ocean along Huntington Beach, California.

I love photography, I love to watch surfers catch a wave andI love photographing surfers catching a wave, so I was thrilled when I recently stumbledupon a surfing competition in Huntington Beach, California. I’d been hoping to find surfers, soa tournamentwas a bonus. My ever-patient daughter waited as I shot photo after photo.

I wasn’t the only one there with a camera. My little Nikon D40X was like a child’s toy next to the dozens of big gunsstationed along the pier.I slipped in among them, and we all watched as the surfers waited for a worthy wave.When a surfer rose up,a chorus of clicksfollowed the surfer doing all sorts of fancy moves on the waves.

In a break in the action, one photographer pointedout a pod of dolphins to me, and I hurried after her to find a…

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8 responses to “Outgunned

  1. Estupenda y refrescante imagen, me ha gustado mucho.
    Un abrazo.

  2. From a dog that has four legs to stand on stable earth – I wonder how many I’d need to surf? 8? 12?

  3. Wow, Catherine, your little Nikon D40X did a marvellous job! It’s certainly a fantastic ‘action’ shot. You must be pleased… 😉
    xoxoxo

  4. a very interesting blog!
    Congratulations for your photos.
    many regards

  5. Awesome capture Catherine, and a really interesting Blog. Congrats!

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