Sunday, November 6, 2016

2016 Noosa Triathlon - #NoosaTri

Hi all

For the ninth year in a row I was lucky to be able to attend the 2016 Noosa Triathlon, as part of the 2016 Noosa Triathlon Multi Sport Festival, and take some photos. Here we go:

Jonathan Sammut with the nice leap across the waves in the Laguna Bay start


The Elite Women's start


Men's race winner, Queenslander Dan Wilson at the swim exit


Taylor Cecil looking powerful at the swim exit


Elite Women's second place-getter Natalie Van Coevorden at the swim exit


An age group cohort blasts into the water at the swim start


Four times Elite women's winner, including winning three times in a row, Ashleigh Gentle


Dan Wilson about to take out his first Noosa Tri title


Someone's looking happy with 2nd place - Jacob BIRTWHISTLE


The ever reliable Ryan Fisher heading for 3rd place in the elite men's division


Alternate Processing: Pretty Presets Brown - Giles Clayton


Heading in for yet another win, Aussie Olympian Ashleigh Gentle (Alternate Processing: "Silver Lining (Pretty Presets)")


Natalie Van Coevorden going for 2nd place


Aussie who has been doing very well on the World Triathlon circuit of late, Charlotte McShane


Part of the colour, feel, vibe and atmosphere of the Noosa Tr





What a great effort!


Always love all the jumpers and leapers :)




Triathlete with a visual disability bound to his companion triathlete - inspirational stuff


Phew! (as in - effort, achievement and fatigue)


Here's my portfolio photo gallery on the 2016 Noosa Triathlon.

Thanks so much for looking.

Regards

Des
https://disci.smugmug.com/Sports/Triathlons
PS: I wold normally place a slideshow here but I don't want to burn too much of your mobile data, so feel free to check out the gallery when you have a moment. :) Des.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Quiksilver Pro, Roxy Pro Surfing 16

Hi all

Last Tuesday, 15 March 2016 I enjoyed a fabulous morning of surf watching and surf photography at the 2016 Quicksilver Pro and Roxy Pro Surfing at Snapper Rocks, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Qld, Australia. Here are some pics:

John John Florence approaches his heat


Kolohe Andino


Giant-killing Aussie Stuart Kennedy


Kanoa Igarashi


John John Florence with the spectacular spin


Now on to the Roxy Pro Women's Professional Surfing:
Multi World Champion Stephanie Gilmore


Plenty of photographers on hand as usual - Alternate Processing: Cross Process 2


Nikki Van Dijk


Stephanie Gilmore greets a fan


Bronte Macaulay


Malia Manuel


Page Erickson


Johanne Defay


Bianca Buitendag


Johanne Defay, Bianca Buitendag


Eventual 2016 Roxy Pro winner, Aussie Tyler Wright


Carissa Moore


Smile of a winner - VSCO Film Preset: "C - Kodak Gold 100 + Alt 2" - Tyler Wright


Here's my Smugmug portfolio photo gallery on the 2016 Quicksilver Pro Surfing & 2016 Roxy Pro Surfing.

Thanks so much for looking.

Regards

Des
https://disci.smugmug.com/Sports/Surfing/

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

2015 Noosa Triathlon Photos

Hi all

After another massive blast of a weekend snapping pics at the 2015 Noosa Triathlon, here's my photo blog post on the 2015 Noosa Triathlon.

Aussie Olympic Bronze Medallist Emma Moffatt at the swim exit on Noosa's iconic Laguna Bay


Former ITU triathlete and now Ironman distance triathlete Brad Kahlefeldt ("Sticksy")


2012 Hawaii Kona Ironman World Champion, Aussie Pete Jacobs


Annelise Jefferies




Brisbane Lions AFL player Daniel Rich


Appreciating the support


Triumphant Triathlete


That's the spirit!


Men's Winner Joe Maloy


Women's Winner Ashleigh Gentle


Alternate Processing: Gritty Detailed Effect:


Alternate Processing: Surreal Edgy Effect:


Speed Blur: Panning the camera with a slow shutter speed:


Aaaaaaand ... we'd better finish with another fantastic smile. :)


Here are my photo galleries on the 2015 Noosa Triathlon:

1. My portfolio gallery on the 2015 Noosa Triathlon.

2. My second gallery of unedited additional images on the 2015 Noosa Triathlon.

Thanks so much for looking.

Regards

Des
https://disci.smugmug.com/Sports/Triathlons/