Chateaux – 5th hole

It had taken a lot of organisation to travel to Bordeaux to photograph the two courses at Golf du Medoc. Lockdowns, travel documents and Coronavirus testing had made the shoot particularly challenging. When I arrived, I felt so relieved and set about familiarizing myself with the layouts. The fifth is a short par three with water surrounding half of the green. As the sun began to set, the colours in the sky exploded and when I arrived at the back of the green, it was obvious I needed to capture the reflections. When I took the shot and looked at the back of the camera, I knew the trip had been worth it!

  • Date of Shot

    29/10/21, 6.40pm

  • Camera Used

    Canon 5D MKIII, EF16-35 f/4L IS USM

  • Technical

    1/8 sec, f/9, 33mm

  • Image Reference Number


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