Big Seas at Freshwater Bay

Big Seas at Freshwater BayBig Seas at Freshwater Bay by Jason Swain. Quick Photo blog of the big seas that hit today at Freshwater Bay on the Isle of Wight today. I got drenched a few times, met about half the island photographers and wasn’t tempted once to get my surfboard of the car. I dont think the predicted 20ft at 20secs swell arrived during daylight, it was big today but not THAT big, and i’ve definitely seen bigger waves here a few times over the years. But it was a lot of fun to be there with a camera and try to do the storm some justice and the sun shone all day which is a real bonus so far this winter. Shot with a variety of lenses on the Canon 6d, including a Sigma 50-500 telephoto and a Sigma 12-24mm ultra-wide. The wide lens was the one that got me soaked as the waves always look further away until they hit you!

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These and the other photos on the site are all © Jason Swain with All Rights Reserved. The images are not available for use on websites, blogs or other media without the explicit written permission of the photographer. Please contact me via email if you want to use them in any way or license it for your own project.




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