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 Posted: Wed Nov 9th, 2011 07:03 am
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jtresfon
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2011 was described by the most experienced Sardine Run veterans as being the worst year in memory, both from a bad weather and a lack of sardines viewpoint. Nonetheless I had a great time and managed a few decent images...


Sardine Run 06 by jtresfon, on Flickr


Sardine Run 10 by jtresfon, on Flickr


Sardine Run 02 by jtresfon, on Flickr


Sardine Run 11 by jtresfon, on Flickr


Sardine Run 03 by jtresfon, on Flickr


Sardine Run 14 by jtresfon, on Flickr


Sardine Run 05 by jtresfon, on Flickr


Sardine Run 15 by jtresfon, on Flickr


Sardine Run 27 by jtresfon, on Flickr

Regards
Jean.

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 Posted: Wed Nov 9th, 2011 07:10 am
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OFC
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those are truely amazing pics Jean !!!!! :sc:::((goodp_

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 Posted: Wed Nov 9th, 2011 07:24 am
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 Posted: Wed Nov 9th, 2011 07:36 am
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Ca'n't see the pictures :(

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 Posted: Wed Nov 9th, 2011 07:41 am
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::S amazing pics....

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 Posted: Wed Nov 9th, 2011 08:40 am
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very nice pictures

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 Posted: Wed Nov 9th, 2011 08:55 am
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WOW!!!!!!! Amazing stuff!

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 Posted: Wed Nov 9th, 2011 10:07 am
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Excellent shots! :)

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 Posted: Wed Nov 9th, 2011 10:11 am
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All I can say is WOW!!!!

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 Posted: Wed Nov 9th, 2011 10:16 am
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Wow. What great pics. Great post.

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 Posted: Wed Nov 9th, 2011 12:22 pm
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Unbelievable world we live in

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 Posted: Wed Nov 9th, 2011 05:06 pm
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Awesome photography Jean - well done!

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 Posted: Wed Nov 9th, 2011 07:10 pm
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nice to see the sardine run from your perspective! well done!

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 Posted: Mon Nov 21st, 2011 02:19 pm
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@ jtresfon...where were these pictures taken? They are really awesome!

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 Posted: Mon Nov 21st, 2011 02:55 pm
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Thanks for sharing - awesome pics

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 Posted: Wed Nov 23rd, 2011 06:11 am
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jtresfon
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G.I.JOE wrote:
@ jtresfon...where were these pictures taken? They are really awesome!

Offshore from Port St. Johns on the Wild Coast, between Brazen Head in the south and Waterfall Bluff in the north.

Regards
Jean.

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