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Geneva Lake Divers by Mark Hayward

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I found myself in Geneva for a week for work last year. The only other time I had been to Switzerland was Zurich for 2 nights in the middle of winter, so I was kind of surprised by the beautiful (and hot!) summer weather I experienced on this visit.
The Lake at Geneva is where everyone goes to cool off and I was mesmerised watching all these crazy dudes doing amazing things off a high-dive on the edge of the lake. I took a few shots and managed to capture this moment among them.
I entered this work into the 2007 Linden Gallery Post Card Show in St.Kilda, and was absolutely stoked to have been awarded one of the six entries to be reproduced as postcards and sold through the gallery.

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blue sky, boy, dive, geneva, jump, summer, switzerland, tower

Comments

  • Craig Goldsmith
    Craig Goldsmithalmost 7 years ago

    A great captured moment, it looks like they are about to land on the giant walking past.

  • Ian Yang (mitrm)
    Ian Yang (mitrm)almost 7 years ago

    it’s a stunning photo, no wonder you got awarded. Keep it up!! :P

  • erinhagen
    erinhagenalmost 7 years ago

    Great shot Mark:)

  • Mark Hayward
    Mark Haywardalmost 7 years ago

    Cheers guys, thanks for the encouragement ; )

  • Panteli Pyromallis
    Panteli Pyroma...almost 7 years ago

    Woohoo!….Great shot Mark

  • Mark Hayward
    Mark Haywardalmost 7 years ago

    Cheers Panteli

  • Paul Vanzella
    Paul Vanzellaalmost 7 years ago

    This is too sensational for words Mark – Wonderful capture!

  • Mark Hayward
    Mark Haywardalmost 7 years ago

    Thanks Paul. It is one of those shots that you look at and say to yourself “wow…I took that!”

  • minoanphotography
    minoanphotographyalmost 7 years ago

    and again… everyting about it is beautiful. As you mention above, one of those captures that make photography all worth it! awsum shot my friend!

  • Tanya Housham
    Tanya Houshamalmost 7 years ago

    Excellent shot!

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