Surf Sequences

I Had the opportunity to spend a few hours this morning at Venice Beach CA. Lucky for me there was a surf contest going, ( Venice Surf-A-Thon ), on and a bunch of great surfers out. Aside from that it was a clear day!
Venice Beach Surf
Venice Beach Surf sequenceVenice beach surf

Venice beach surf pictures

Venice Beach surfing picture

Venice Surf-A-Thon 19th

Venice Surf-A-Thon 19th

EQUIP USED –

CANON 7D – raw image format
70-300 L F4-5.6
IS mode 2 ( on lens barrel )

camera settings,

AF : AI SERVO

Man. Select- AF point expansion

Aperture F5.6, ISO 400 and shutter speeds between 3,200 – 5000

processed in photoshop

It was a fairly bright day, the time these shots were taken was between 10:30 and 11:45. I opted for ISO 400, to use higher shutter speeds. Metering mode was set to spot. I find that being able to go from, 200-300MM is important and I like the option of having a zoom lens. I am not sure how it would of worked with a prime. If you have any questions please feel free to shoot me a comment or email me.

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