A blanket of stratus, Trigg Point, Photograph
A blanket of stratus // Trigg Point @ 6:15am
I checked the charts last night and even though the swell was going to be small I was keen to have a swim with the water housing today and take in a spring day waking up. The beach had other ideas! There had been strong southerlies blowing at Rotto till early this morning which must have accounted for the wobbly surface conditions. Go to plan B...show some pics from the archives.
These other photos today are from a trip I did with 4 Billabong pro junior surfers back in June. I've only just been able to start showing these pics as some of them were used in the lastest edition (#26) of Curl magazine. All of these pics are ones that missed the cut for the magazine.

Sad to say, there won't be many waves around this week. At this stage, there's some swell coming on Friday afternoon. Saturday morning is looking the goods.
 
Cheers // Coops
Dimity Stoyle, South West WA, Photograph
Dimity Stoyle tickling the tube // South West on 09.06.2010
Felicity Palmateer, South West WA, Photograph
Smashing the lip - Felicity Palmateer // South West on 09.06.2010
The ladies assess the conditions, South West WA, Photograph
The ladies assess the conditions // South West on 09.06.2010
Ellie-Jean Coffey, South West WA, Photograph
In the pink slick - Ellie-Jean Coffey // South West on 10.06.2010

 
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I had never considered hiring a photographer to go with me on a surf trip or even for a day at the beach.  In my mind this is only something the pro's would do. I kept asking my wife, Zoe, to come down and take a few photos of me on some waves. I

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