Pillar Rock Surfer too close danger Morro Bay CA 14Oct2009
Pillar Rock Surfer too close danger Morro Bay CA 14Oct2009. Photo by Michael "Mike" L. Baird, mike [at} mikebaird d o t com, flickr.bairdphotos.com; Canon 1D Mark III, Canon 600mm f/4.0 Lens with Circular Polarizer, on heavy Gitzo GZGT5540LS tripod with Wimberley Gimbal Head II on leveling base.
This surfer was dangerously close to Pillar Rock just north of Morro Rock in Morro Bay, CA... tending to giant incoming waves and a bit of a rip current taking one out near the Dnergy "Duke" power plant outflow. He was closer than he wanted to be to the exposed sharp outcroppings.