Rugged Australian Coastline At Cape Solander

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Michael Matthews

Sydney, Australia

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Small 12.0" x 8.0"
Medium 18.0" x 12.0"
Large 24.0" x 16.0"
X large 30.0" x 20.0"


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Artist's Description

Whilst waiting for the whales to surface at Cape Solander, I took a few photos of the beautiful & rugged coastline with the changing blues of the water as the waves crashed against the shore.

Cape Solander is at Kurnell which is 22 kms south of the centre of Sydney, Australia & is in the Botany Bay National Park.

A whale finally made an appearance after about an hour of waiting & thrilled the crowd with it’s breaching & tail flipping.
Unfortunately my telephoto lens wasn’t strong enough to get good focussed shots … just happy memory snaps.

Cape Solander provides a good vantage site to view Humpback whales on their annual migration from Antarctica to the warmer waters of Australia’s east coast to the north. During this migration the whales keep close to the coastline to avoid the southerly moving East Australian Current.

The northerly migration begins in May and ends around the end of July each year.

For the journey back to Antarctica the Humpback whales swim further out to sea along with the East Australian Current and cannot be seen from land.

Taken with a Canon 400D, RAW Mode, 0.2 seconds, ISO 100, F22, Flash White Balance.

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Your Country’s Best, Mar 2014.
All Water In Motion & Reflections In Water, June 2014.

500 views as of Oct 14, 2011.
1569 views as of Mar 25, 2014.

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