Shot at the Ocean Baths between Nobbys Beach and Newcastle Beach, Newcastle NSW Australia

NIkon D700 24-70 f2.8 lens
ISO 126 f8 @70mm 1/640th sec
Featured in: Life in the City, Suburbs, or Bush 30 Jan 13
Featured in: Australia At Large 5 Feb 13


ocean baths, girls, pregnant, water, newcastle, nsw, ian english

I’m a Sydney based photographer. Photographic interests are the outdoors, people, action, HDR and creative works as well as pretty much everything I guess.

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  • Maree Cardinale
    Maree Cardinaleover 1 year ago

    It’s a very nice picture, but I’m relieved for you that you weren’t caught taking it :)

  • The pregnant girl was ok about us taking her picture as she was there with another photographer and agreed to us shooting also. The other girl was oblivious to what was going on. Thanks for taking the trouble to comment Maree, appreciated !!

    – Ian English

  • Karen  Betts
    Karen Bettsover 1 year ago

    what a beautiful capture, i cannot decide if it ti the light i like falling on the people or the clouds that the lady on the top is watching.
    well done on not getting spotted capturing this and having the confidence to take it in the first place.

  • Hi Karen, thanks for your lovely comment. The light was excellent very late in the afternoon and the girl was fine with us photographing her.

    – Ian English

  • carol brandt
    carol brandtover 1 year ago

    VERY nicely seen and shot Ian … sort of like the same woman “before” and “after”, where Contemplation is the perfect title… a little bit of magic in this one :)

  • Love your thoughts Caz, hadn’t thought of the before & after angle. Thanks x

    – Ian English

  • Joseph  Tillman
    Joseph Tillmanover 1 year ago

    Daring and mysterious. A fav.

  • Thanks very much Joseph !!!

    – Ian English

  • MarieG
    MarieGover 1 year ago

    Ian…that’s what photography is all about…..!

  • So pleased you like it Marie, thanks heaps !!!

    – Ian English

  • Rodney Wratten
    Rodney Wrattenover 1 year ago

    Great capture, very nice lighting and good subjects.

  • Thanks a lot mate !!

    – Ian English

  • Joseph  Tillman
    Joseph Tillmanover 1 year ago

  • Thanks very much for the feature Joseph :))

    – Ian English

  • Stephen Burke
    Stephen Burkeover 1 year ago

    Nice scene. Planning a family trip your way nexty Christmas…

  • Thanks very much Stephen. If I can help point you in the right direction when you are here, let me know. Cheers Ian

    – Ian English

  • Warren  Patten
    Warren Pattenover 1 year ago

    Nice title & capture Ian..cheers.

  • Thanks Warren :)

    – Ian English

  • Louise Docker
    Louise Dockerover 1 year ago

    A lovely capture, I really like the band of light in this

  • Hey, nice to hear from you Louise and thanks a lot !!

    – Ian English

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