This is a cold winter day in Margaret River with a few cars looking for an early morning surf, the wind has dropped, the rain has cleared and the waves are amazing, a beautiful rainbow is a beacon in the sky, followed by a glass of the regions world class wine in front of the fire just to top off the afternoon.
Name: Russell Ord
Place you live: Margaret River, Western Australia
Place your photo was taken: Margaret River Main Break carpark – looking across to the bombie.
Can you sum up Margaret River? Margaret River is situated three hours south of Perth in Western Australia, it goes from a sleepy surf town with no traffic lights during the winter to a busy tourist town in the summer months with everyone enjoying the spoils it produces.
Occupation: This is a cold winter days in Margaret River with a few cars looking for an early morning surf, the wind has dropped, the rain has cleared and the waves are amazing, a beautiful rainbow a beacon in the sky, followed by a glass of the regions world class wine in front of the fire just to top off the afternoon. Professional Photographer specialising in Surf.
A perfect day in Margaret River? I really love the winter months and surfing with a few friends followed by relaxing at home with the family enjoying a home cooked meal and glass of wine in front of an open fire – so relaxing.
If someone was visiting, what must they do? The area is renowned for its wineries, so a good wine tour is a must.
A perfect meal in Margaret River? I like eating in at home but if eating out try the Gnarabar, great service with amazing food.
What is the best thing about your spot? The surf all year around.
What is the worst? At the moment we have had a lot of Shark attacks
A little known fact about where you live? This is not fact but I am sure you can surf more days throughout the year than anywhere else in the world.
Where is your favorite place in the world? Apart from home with the family, some remote island in Indonesia.