The ocean is never still. When we are at the beach we expect to see waves to the horizon. Large waves or mere ripples. Here in Southwest Florida, where I live, the beaches are some of the most beautiful anywhere and the seas are usually calm and inviting.
But occasionally weather somewhere gets things riled up. A few weeks ago an area of low pressure was passing by some miles away in the Gulf of Mexico. For a day or so, 20/mph winds from the west drove in some significant waves usually reserved for tropical storms or hurricanes.
So for about an hour I braved the rain and blowing sea spray and shot several hundred images in rapid succession using telephoto lenses to isolate small portions of the rollers as they crashed ashore.
I must down to the seas again, for the call of the running tide
Is a wild call and a clear call that may not be denied;
And all I ask is a windy day with the white clouds flying,
And the flung spray and the blown spume, and the sea-gulls crying.
I used a #getolympus E-M1 markII body and 40-150mm f2.8 or 300mm f4 Pro lenses