Photo of the Day

a surfer taken underwater in Broulee, Australia
May 1, 2013

Surfer, Australia

This Month in Photo of the Day: The Stories Behind Your Shots During my summer holidays I spend a few weeks at a beach house on the South Coast of New South Wales in Australia. I am a professional photographer but have a real love affair with underwater imagery, so I look forward to this time of year. Instead of shooting the surfers above the water on the waves I would allow them to fly past me underwater, just to see them passing through the wave as it breaks. Sometimes they come a little too close … —Alex Coppel (This photo was submitted to My Shot.) Get tips on black-and-white photography and other special techniques » See pictures of artful abstractions » See pictures of surfing shot by our community »
Photograph by Alex Coppel, My Shot

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