BronzedAbout this photograph
12 December 2013 at Bondi Beach, Sydney AustraliaIn the late afternoon, after a picture perfect blue sky Summers day in Sydney, a huge windstorm blew through and cleared the crowded beach.The sand looked like powder snow and only a few brave surf lifesavers braved the conditions and paddled back out to continue training. This image is intended to capture the feeling of the calm after the storm with deliberately overexposed highlights adding to the drama created by the light as the sun returns to pierce through the fast moving clouds.Read more Read less
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Richard Hirst is one of Australia's leading landscape photographers.Known to many in Australia simply as 'Hirsty', Richard has spent many years photographing the magnificent scenery of Sydney with a particular focus on the wonderful pristine beaches and cityscape.His passion for photography started 30 years while at school shooting black and white and developing his images in a tiny homemade darkroom in the cellar of his parent's house.With the advent of social media and digital photography Richard has now built up a very large international following on several platforms such as Facebook and Instagram.