Hazard Rock from the Air

Hazard Rock from the Air

January 17, 2017

I've been photographing at Hazard Rock in Narragansett for several years now.  It's a great little spot just off the main road, that makes you feel like you're – almost – in the middle of nowhere.  It can be particularly treacherous during storm swell and high surf.  People have died off these rocks, so the bluffs are not to be taken lightly. 

I went down during a low tide with some wave action to photograph the swirling waters along the rocky shore.  There were some great flat spots high above the tide line where I could safely launch from.  It was a bit windier, about 14mph, and my drone handled it superbly :)

I'll have to return during a high tide when the water covers all the dark grimy rock, and the ocean just meets the sandy colored bluffs.  I'm finding a sweet spot for these types of shots usually around 90-150ft, just high enough to get a cool birds eye view, but still low enough to notice the details in the water and rocks.  It's all a learning experience!

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