BEST VIEWED LARGER*
Newport located 32 kilometres from Sydney CBD is located on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. A visitor to Sydney would enjoy sitting on a uncrowded beach , enjoying a picnic, sitting at a seaside restaurant or cafe . Or enjoying a seafood dinner, a chilled wine or a icy cold australian beer.
This scene for example is right in front of a local landmark hotel the Newport Arms which has been serving locals since 1880.
The area is great for swimming , surfing, all forms of fishing and boating whether a sail , motor or oar.
Visit Palm Beach , climb to Barenjoey Lighthouse, or explore the Hawkesbury River system.
How do you get there ? A regular bus service runs from Sydney CBD, hire a car or be really daring and hop in a sea plane and fly over magnificent Sydney Harbour , Opera House and Bridge and up the coastline of the magnificent Sydney Northern Beaches and land at Palm Beach or The Hawkesbury River for a seafood platter a cold wine or a evn colder Aussie Beer
Technique: HDR 5 Bracketted RAW Exposures, tonemapped in Photomatix, minor adjustment in Capture NX
Equipment: Nikon D300, Nikon 18-70mm lens
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