I wanted to replicate a shot created by a friend of mine, and so headed out early on Sunday morning. My destination was the plot of land just beyond the hole in a stone wall, just south of the DBS Studio on Victoria Street.
The rain had other plans though, and I was hardly able to get my camera out of my bag, let alone set up the long exposure shot I intended.
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The first two images below were captured less than 60 seconds apart.
I had to time each shot perfectly against the moving water in order to create the effect that I wanted.
The first image shows the wave going back out to see, revealing a few smaller stones around the main moss-covered rock in the center of the image.
For this second photograph, I waited until the wave was back on shore, surrounding the subject and submerging the satellite stones.
This final image is what I initially sought out to create. However, between the gloomy sky and constant rain, I was unable to replicate the image I had seen.
I didn’t achieve what I had hoped, but I was able to experiment with the waves and the beach. Not bad for a cold and rainy day!