Spring sessions

Here’s a few from a couple of recent sessions up here…

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A surfer rides a right-hander as the backwash wave caused by high Spring tides breaks in front of him

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Two surfers sit waiting for a set as dark and brooding clouds build behind them

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Classic Dawny

There’s something special about suiting up and heading out for a Dawny….

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Dawny walk

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of walking over an empty beach on a fresh east coast morning as you head for that dawny…

 

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November Sessions

Nothing like a bit of early morning November sun and a cold water surf to start the day.

 

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Quote the surf

“Wiping out is an underappreciated skill”
Laird Hamilton

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Quote the surf

“I could not help concluding this man had the most supreme pleasure while he was driven so fast and so smoothly by the sea”
Captain James Cooke

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“It’s all about where your mind’s at.”

 

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Quote the surf…

“The only one whom can whisper to you the ways of the surf, is the wind”

 

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Week of weeks

So this week has been pretty good to us with the surf…..The most memorable day being Tuesday which, as far as Saltburn goes was pretty much as good as it gets! Some epic swell running through all day and I think it’s safe to say that everyone, including myself left the water on Tuesday evening fully stoked and with noodle arms hanging limply by our sides!

The rest of the week at the beach has seen some fairly decent surf coming through. Not as big as Tuesday however but fun waves nonetheless and with some decent dawn sessions for those who prefer cold water, damp wetsuits, great sunrises and early starts to a nice warm bed…

So here’s a small selection of pictures from the week for you lazy sods who couldn’t be arsed getting up showing a little bit of what it was like in the orange glow of morning…

 

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Where the yellow flowers grow

A couple of little gems sneaking through from earlier today…

 

And remember: If you know where…don’t say where.

 

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Another day at the office

Sitting in traffic…rain lashing down…listening to crappy morning radio…a long day ahead…meetings…hassles…endless bullshit…the politics of it all…Yep! It sucks going to work!

 

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Spring dawny

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Early morning surf check in Yorkshire…

 

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Down the road with Visionary

A few from a little trip down the road today…

 

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Emergency Brews and Harmonicas

A bit of easterly swell is running at the minute but the wind direction hampered things a little and it wasn’t at the size anticipated but there was still a wave to be had…

 

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Amazing what you find washed up on the rocks…the harmonica not the surfer!

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‘Eastbound’

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We continue…

As the fourth day breaks on the north east coast there was still a wave coming through at THE spot that’s being working recently albeit a little smaller and with less power as the swell eases back for now.

But it was still enough to have some fun with…

 

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Let there be light

After a couple of grey, wet and overcast days that brought heavy rain showers and challenging photography conditions the light really came on today and transformed this spot from what we all expect in this part of the world to somewhere that looked almost Indo like…well, almost…with a good dash of imagination!!

Enjoy the pictures.

 

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It’s grim up North

A cold, wet, grey and generally miserable day was made all the more enjoyable today by some top surf that rolled in and which a few hardy souls made the most of.

But first….. those of you who know me know that I NEVER name the spots I photograph in nor do I pass on to anyone else where I have photographed. This is done to try and retain at least some anonymity for that ever elusive ‘secret spot’ – a rare thing indeed along this coastline nowadays.

Those who know this spot and who surf here will obviously know it well, but please, if you share this post or are asked by those that may not know where this is, not that it is particularly difficult to work out, keep it to yourselves if you can….let’s not tell everyone.

 

Here’s a few of my pictures today…

 

 

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