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Surviving amongst the green lichen on the large, secure rock along the cliff below the Great Ocean Road at Smythe’s Creek.
This tiny periwinkle hangs on tightly against the surging waves that pound relentlessly in from the ocean.
HDR – Three exposures (-1, 0, +1). Processed in Oloneo HDR.

209 Views: 2 August 2013.

Olympus E-30, Zuiko 12-60mm SWD, 23mm, f/22, 2 sec., ISO 100 + ND Filter 0.9


lichen, green, periwinkle, rocks, water, ocean, long exposure, smythes creek, apollo bay, great ocean road

I enjoy photography and love the freedom that digital photography allows you. I enjoy photographing landscapes, coastal scenes and nature.

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  • fauselr
    fauselrabout 2 years ago

    stunning shot

  • Thank you fauslr. One of the shots from the Great Ocean Road. So many places to visit & photograph. Slippery rocks, crashing waves, but managed to survive dry!

    – John Sharp

  • John Schneider
    John Schneiderabout 2 years ago

    Beautiful shot!

  • Thanks you John. Very appealing location with the bright green lichen and the white water from the surf. The hardest part was keeping good footing & staying dry!

    – John Sharp

  • Esther  Moliné
    Esther Molinéabout 2 years ago

    beautiful silky water and I love that green, great shot!

  • Thanks Esther. Your visit and comments are much appreciated.

    – John Sharp

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppalmost 2 years ago

    Nice capture John

  • Hi Larry. Thanks for the comment and the Favourite. Much appreciated.

    – John Sharp

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 1 year ago

    Commendable work John…19 December 2012

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  • Thank you Larry. Very much appreciated.

    – John Sharp

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