Winter Sports And Action Assignment Winner Gary Sherman
Photo By Gary Sherman

Congratulations to Gary Sherman for winning the recent Winter Sports And Action Assignment with the image, “Sub-Zero Surfer.”

“I woke early and headed to the coast of New Hampshire for a sunrise shoot in New Castle hoping for sea smoke. The temperature was -5 degrees F and it was windy, so with the wind chill it was around -20 degrees F. The sunrise was a disappointment as clouds covered the horizon. I decided to take the long way home and drive down Rt. 1A South along the coast to see if I could find something to photograph.  I pulled over when I saw surfers at Jennes Beach. I mounted my 70-200mm lens, ran to the beach and started shooting. I couldn’t believe these fanatics were out there braving this extreme cold. But then again, surfers are a different bunch.”

Canon 5D Mark III, Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM @ 180mm, Breakthrough Photography X4 CPL circular polarizer. Exposure: 1/400 sec., f/5, ISO 100.

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