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The storm - or "arise Captain Hook!"

The storm - or "arise Captain Hook!"

This is the weather the mad kite surfers were out in.



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Date: Thu November 13, 2008
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Rangy Lil
I love a roiling sea or Great Lake windy day. Good landscape image. We are just hearing about the wind surfer who encountered a whale off of South New Wales. He had a camera on his kite and got a couple of good shots to prove his tale. The money shot was missed, the one where the whale wacked him in the back of the head with his tail. His camera took a shot every 10 seconds.
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#1 Thu November 13, 2008 4:46pm

Is that captain hook rising from the depths.Lovely shot Viv,i do like to see the sea when it's rough Smile
#2 Thu November 13, 2008 7:21pm

Thanks Ron and Bridget! Hard to beat a good gale isn't it? Viv
#3 Thu November 13, 2008 7:24pm

Lol @ captain hook. Great shot. Thumbs Up!
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#4 Thu November 13, 2008 7:37pm

This image really shows, how powerful and dangerous the sea can be.

#5 Thu November 13, 2008 10:41pm

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Vab, every photo from your hand is a story, i must learn to must. From Holland a (litttle)Kiss for your good work
#6 Thu November 13, 2008 11:06pm

Oh yeah..she is one of our lovable ladies on this blog Smile and we are proud of her for giving us some gems like this.
#7 Fri November 14, 2008 1:08am

Thanks all! Lol James.... I just like water! Viv
#8 Fri November 14, 2008 9:40am

That's some monster wave Viv......and so close to the rocks, is a pretty dangerous place to be having fun......good work....SmileAlan
#9 Fri November 14, 2008 12:44pm

Thanks Alan. I was safe enough - there was a low lying rocky ridge in front and to the right of me which caused each wave to dissipate so I was only at risk from a damp foot - which I got...lol! Viv
#10 Fri November 14, 2008 2:53pm

One can really feel the pull of the tide along with the power, Viv. Not a force to be reckoned with. I miss the ocean so much. I find it quite mesmerising. Montanans always ask me what I miss most in the UK - I always tell them the sea. I'll take snow scenes of the rockies if you'll take more of the sea (waterproofs v thermals)Smile Cat
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see ~ Henry David Thoreau
#11 Sat November 15, 2008 5:25am

I love wild seas like this - as long as I'm on land! Love the tone, and what a fabulous coastline. Another goodie! Jan
#12 Sat November 15, 2008 8:10am

Thanks Cat and Jan. Lol Cat I am sorry you miss the sea - you must be over a thousand miles from it. Viv
#13 Sat November 15, 2008 10:34am

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