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Seascape photography is always challenging. We are facing strong wind, bad weather and invading tide from dawn to dusk. I, as seascape photographer, fall in love it and would like to share the moment when we take seascape photo thou this photo.

In the rainy morning, 21 January, I had a seascape trip as usual, but today I was quite patient and conscious as tide was so high (about 1.7 meter). Our destination today was Narrabeen, North Sydney. Only 15 minutes after taking photos, I totally wet to waist. This time I set my camera on the tripod at the maximum of its height. When I was hit with big waves, I readily stood still and firmly grasped the tripod or raised it as high as possible in order to prevent my gears from sea water.

I took this shot by capturing a seascape photographer** in the frame. Without this subject, the picture could not illustrate the challenging situation of a seascape photographer.

Fortunately, today I ran into a member of while we took seascape photos on the same location. He is Sydney-based photographer. I'm really glad to see a new friend sharing something in common. However, I' m so sorry that I cannot remember his 500px username. If you are the man in this photo, I would like to say "thank you very much for your warm friendship. Hope to see you in the near future, my friend."

***Update (6 Feb 2012): Finally, I found my new friend. His name is Nick Fletcher. You could visit his portfolio

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