Huntington Beach surfer in a headstand

Huntington Beach surfer in a headstand

A Huntington Beach surfer balancing himself in a headstand.

People come from all over the world to see and photograph the surfers at Surf City, Huntington Beach. Yesterday I took a walk on the pier to do the same. A good viewing area is located next to the life guard tower, about the midway point of the pier.

There were at least 15 surfers in that area, using both short and longboards. One surfer managed to do a few headstands while balancing himself on the board. He quickly got the attention of several spectators, including myself!

I captured the above photo with a Nikon D7000 and a 80-200mm 2.8D AF lens. Camera settings were: ISO 100, f/4.5, 1/1000 second shutter speed, and 135mm focal length (217mm in 35mm focal length).

Ramon Ambriz

Ramon has been an avid photographer for over 20 years. He runs and contributes to several photography sites including,  Coolest-Travel-Pictures and OCPix. His main expertise is in advertising and online marketing but photography has always remained a top priority.

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