Hamilton Island Race Week - On Tuesday August 23 Cruising 2 was held in their pens. Our crew decided to go to the yacht club for the afternoon and watch the Grand Prix and others finish.
by Jane Flowers
It was great - wonderful silhouettes of sails against a back lit sea. As an artist I looked at a bunch of shots for reference and looking back at them noticed one has a huge horizontal streak of light against the sky.
Because I was shooting from inside the yacht club behind tinted windows I thought - well it's some kind of reflection from inside. Then on closer inspection of the image I realised the streak is behind the mast of the focal yacht.
So - something moving very swiftly? I was using a Lumix 14 megapixel underwater camera. Hamilton Island Race Week website
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