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Friendly Beaches Stormy Skies

Friendly Beaches, Stormy Skies – looking back at a trip to the Friendly Beaches from quite a few years ago. The weather was overcast, stormy and windy. Great for some afternoon seascapes 😉

Friendly Beaches Tasmania

Watching and waiting for the waves to crash. 1/3 second exposure.

Friendly Beaches Tasmania

The same scene a few seconds later. Again 1/3 second exposure.

Friendly Beaches Tasmania

Portrait of a seascape

Location shot of the "Friendlies"

This location is great for seascapes. Being on the east coast obviously sunrise is a good time, but on a dark and stormy day the rocky foreshore and the crasdhing waves are a great combination.

Friendly Beaches Tasmania

“Turbulence” – my favourite shot of the afternoon. Waves crash and recede over a shallow rock platform beneath the stormclouds.

Friendly Beach Tasmania

Black and White suits these images nicely too 🙂

The Friendly Beaches is located to the north of Coles Bay and has its own campsites so is a great place to set up for a few days if you are exploring the east coast. It is only 20 mins down to Coles Bay so you aren’t too far away from the essentials.

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Luke O'Brien runs a stall at Hobart's popular Salamanca Market every Saturday where his prints and cards are available for purchase. Follow Luke's photographic adventures on Twitter at @lukeobrienphoto, at his Facebook page or by subscribing to his email newsletter.