I once shot photographs of waves by the light of phytoplankton during a major red tide event. That worked out pretty well, although it was pushing the cameras to the limits of what they could record. However, this time I’m not sure what I was thinking: I got up at o-dark-thirty to photograph waves by moonlight. The exposures were so long that just about every wave becomes smeared across the image in a blur of whitewash. I managed to make a couple images I am happy with, and I learned a lot about how to do it better next time. Cheers, and thanks for looking!

Breaking waves crash upon a rocky reef under the light of a full moon, La Jolla, California

Breaking waves crash upon a rocky reef under the light of a full moon.
Image ID: 28870
Location: La Jolla, California, USA

Breaking waves crash upon a rocky reef under the light of a full moon, La Jolla, California

Breaking waves crash upon a rocky reef under the light of a full moon.
Image ID: 28869
Location: La Jolla, California, USA