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Thursday, April 3, 2008 April Surfing

A quiet Thursday morning in April a surfer at Venice Beach suits up

Thursday, April 3, 2008 - April Surfing

Yeah, yeah this is classic

Surfer, Venice Beach

But before he headed out he had to work his way through the tourists.  That's him in the background, middle right.

Tourists at Venice Beach with surfer in the background

The scene

Surfers north of Venice Beach Pier

Choppy waves and the offshore wind blows the spray back out to sea

Wave north of Venice Beach Pier - offshore wind blows the spray back out to sea

In the distance, Los Angeles works

Scattergood Power Plant, El Segundo, as seen from north of the Venice Beach Pier

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Technical Note:

Photographs after March 3, 2008, were taken with a Nikon D200 or a Nikon D70 when noted. All previous photographs were taken with the D70. The lenses used are (1) AF-S Nikkor 18-70 mm 1:35-4.5G ED, or (2) AF Nikkor 70-300 mm telephoto, or (3) AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 55-200 mm f/4-5.6G ED. Photography here is modified for web posting using Adobe Photoshop 7.0.  The earliest photography in the archives was done with a Sony Mavica digital still camera (MVC-FD-88) with built-in digital zoom.

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