Taken during the first get together of the Central Coast and Hunter group. This is Nobby’s beach and headland. The arches framed the view and the smoke from some bushfires gave a great backdrop to the image.
Photo taken with a Nikon D300 and the 70-200mm VR lens. Shta at f14 with a 1/80s exposure.

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Featured in Newcastle NSW, Lake Macquarie & Surrounding Region


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surf, newcastle, framed, nobbys, sunset, beach, lighthouse, smoke


  • Michael Howard
    Michael Howardalmost 5 years ago

    Great shot Andrew, even makes the smoke look good :)

  • Thanks for the idea. It turned out better than I thought.

    – Andrew Murrell

  • rosson1
    rosson1almost 5 years ago

    mate, wonderful work:))

  • Thanks Ralph I appreciate it.

    – Andrew Murrell

  • Torfinn
    Torfinnalmost 5 years ago

    Wonderful shot with great colours, and comp.

  • Love the colours late in the day. the setting sun really helps. Thanks for a nice comment

    – Andrew Murrell

  • Rick  Friedle
    Rick Friedlealmost 5 years ago

    Great capture!

  • Thanks Rick.

    – Andrew Murrell

  • Bev Woodman
    Bev Woodmanalmost 5 years ago

    Great framing Andrew – you didn’t get the clouds you wanted but the smoke makes a great contrast!♥

  • The smk=oke looked a lot worse as we got closer to the beach. It added a bit of drama to the sky for me. Thanks Bev and great catching up with you.

    – Andrew Murrell

  • ozzzywoman
    ozzzywomanalmost 5 years ago

    Great shot! The inclusion of the arches is a stroke of genius!

  • Yes but not mine…. Thank Michael as he was there doing the same and I borrowed the idea. The image did come out great though.

    – Andrew Murrell

  • Wendi Donaldson
    Wendi Donaldsonalmost 5 years ago

    Love the framing…..great shot!

  • Thank you very much Wendi.

    – Andrew Murrell

  • traveller
    travelleralmost 5 years ago

    Nicely done, lovely framing.

  • Thanks I appreciate it.

    – Andrew Murrell

  • Patty Boyte
    Patty Boytealmost 5 years ago


  • WOW!!
    Thank you very much Patty for the honour.

    – Andrew Murrell

  • Bryan Freeman
    Bryan Freemanalmost 5 years ago

    Awesome shot, congrats on your feature too.

  • Thank you Bryan

    – Andrew Murrell

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