Reunion Island / Sport / Surf

Surf @ La tortue – January 2011

23 Mar ’11

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I did one surf shoot this holidays, the swell wasn’t really great. Although this particular morning I woke up early and went to the well known spot of “La tortue” just before Saint-Leu. In the water was Kieran, Canelle and Dorian, some cool locals. J’ai fait un seul shoot surf ces vacances, la houle n’était pas vraiment des nôtres. Cependant, un petit matin très tôt on est allés plein d’espoir sur le spot de la Tortue juste avant Saint-Leu. Dans l’eau on avait Kieran, Canelle et Dorian des locaux bien sympathiques.

Click on the images to view them larger (and sharper).

– Kieran –

– Canelle –

– Dorian –

The top picture is Kieran mid-air and shooting from the water is Rafa, probably the only “in-water” surf photographer on the island, he’s really talented check out his website it’s quite insane : La photo de titre montre Kieran et en train de prendre les images en aqua c’est Rafa, un des seuls photographes de surf aqua de l’ile. Il est super talentueux et ramène toujours des images folles. Faites un tour sur son site, ça déboîte :

All the images were taken with the 7D, the 300mm L f/4 Lens and a manfrotto monopod.

Some random images from walks along the beach and random moments. Des images en vrac.

If anyone recognize who this is please let me know 🙂

This little game ended up with one kayak on the beach, 3 man overboard and 3 lost paddles, quite funny to watch.



I am a nature photographer specialising in wildlife photography. I have a special passion for this type of photography which comes from my background as an ecologist & conservation biologist.

Comments (1)

  • March 24, 2011 by David


    Love how blue the water is… and the lip in that second picture! Thick little section.

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