Sunrise at the most northern point on the Gold Coast. Lifeguard Tower 45 is situated on The Spit at Seaway.
A surveillance tower strategy was initiated in 1989 for the Gold Coast’s long stretches of ocean beaches. The Gold Coast Council currently operates 39 specially designed towers, which are strategically placed and numbered to ensure maximum safety benefit.
Gold Coast. Queensland. Australia.

108 Views: 14 July 2013.

Olympus E-30, Zuiko 12-60mm SWD, 12mm, f/16, 1/400 sec., ISO 200


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  • Thomas Barker-Detwiler
    Thomas Barker-...about 1 year ago

  • Thanks Thomas for the Feature. Much appreciated.

    – John Sharp

  • Kay Cunningham
    Kay Cunninghamabout 1 year ago

    It looks so like one at a local beach in SA that I have both photographed and painted. Nice work – wish my shot was as good!

  • Thank you Kay. They are a symbol of the Life Savers and spread all along the Gold Coast beaches. This one had the appeal that is was just the sun, sand and beach without the highrises!

    – John Sharp

  • Julie  White
    Julie Whiteabout 1 year ago

    Superbly captured John.

  • Thanks for the comment and the Favourite. Really appreciated.

    – John Sharp

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