49th Anniversary Easy Reader-Beach Photo Contest Winners and Honorable Mentions 2019

Grand Prize

Dolphin Encounter
by Dave Weldon
while photographing surfers in El Porto, out of the corner of my right eye, I saw a splash. I quickly aimed about 100 yards out, where the surfer and the splash occurred, and just a second later I caught this jump sequence with El Porto surfer Brett White in the foreground. Canon 5D Mark IV body and Canon EF 500 mm f/4L IS USM II Super-Telephoto lens. 1/1250, f/6.3, ISO 125, -0.67 EV

Second Place

Lifeguard Splash

by Homer Herandez

International Surf Festival, Aug. 3, 2018, Manhattan Beach. Nikon D800E, 300mm lens. 

Third Place

Peregrine Falcon

by Mike Barbee

Point Fermin, July 5, 2019. Nikon D500.

Honorable Mention

Storm Surge

by Kathy Fujimoto

Hermosa Beach, February 18, 2019. Canon 5D Mark III. 

Honorable Mention

Redondo Beach Veteran’s Park

by Todd Erkel

Veteran’s Park, Redondo beach, Novemeber 11, 2018. Canon Power Shot SX620 HS. 

Honorable Mention

Surfing a new perspective

by Joe Williams

Manhattan Pier, September 2018. Nikon D7500.

Honorable Mention

Pelican Sunset

by John Schmitt

Redondo Beach Breakwater, September 2018. Nikon D850.

Honorable Mention

South Bay Sunset

by Erik Jay

Sony A7R111. 

Honorable Mention

MV after rains

by JP Cordero

Manhattan Beach Pier after storm runoff carved sand cliffs. Jan. 31, 2019. Canon 5D Mark 11.

Honorable Mention

Birds in Love

by Tim Tindall

Honorable Mention

Pier of Dreams

by April Reppucci

Manhattan Beach Pier, December 15, 2018. Canon 5D Mark 11. 

Honorable Mention

Lady in Hat

by Joy Daunis

Photo session at Creative Photo Academy, Paul’s Photo, Torrance, April 5, 2019. Nikon D750.

Honorable Mention

Over the MB Pier

by Kirk Wester

Manhattan Beach Pier, January 13, 2019. DJI Phantom 4 Pro Drone. 

Honorable Mention

Mustard Bubble

by Linda Detwiler Burner

Mustard flowers, June 2, 2019. Sony A6400 with fisheye.

Honorable Mention

Fishing the timeless sea

by Tim Trudy

Golden Cove, Palos Verdes. Long exposure, Canon 5DSR. 

Honorable Mention


by Vincent Busam


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