First Light

By Kim Akrigg |
Byron Bay, Australia
08/08/2017

One early morning, sleepy eyed and holding steaming coffees we headed to the beach for an early ocean adventure. Morning, when the sun has just risen, is my favourite time, the light is glowing and there’s hardly a soul around, the air is fresh with possibilities.

Following the path through the trees and the first rays of sun were peeking through to greet us // Model Maeve Lane @maevelane // Photo by Kim Akrigg @kimakriggphotography

Rounding a bend and suddenly the trees drop away and this is the view that greets you // Model Maeve Lane @maevelane // Photo by Kim Akrigg @kimakriggphotography

Early morning sun, salt air, and gazing at the ocean // Model Maeve Lane @maevelane // Photo by Kim Akrigg @kimakriggphotography

Maeve and her board // Model Maeve Lane @maevelane // Photo by Kim Akrigg @kimakriggphotography

Climbing trees to see the world // Model Maeve Lane @maevelane // Photo by Kim Akrigg @kimakriggphotography

Ocean eyed beauty // Model Maeve Lane @maevelane // Photo by Kim Akrigg @kimakriggphotography

Spending some time under a tree always seems like a good way to start the morning // Model Maeve Lane @maevelane // Photo by Kim Akrigg @kimakriggphotography

Seeking shade underneath the pandanus // Model Maeve Lane @maevelane // Photo by Kim Akrigg @kimakriggphotography

Behind the rocks the pools that form seem like the perfect place for a dip // Model Maeve Lane @maevelane // Photo by Kim Akrigg @kimakriggphotography

The sun was slowing rising and casting a glowing haze through the sea spray // Model Maeve Lane @maevelane // Photo by Kim Akrigg @kimakriggphotography

The steps down to the beach provide the perfect place to stop and just take it all in // Model Maeve Lane @maevelane // Photo by Kim Akrigg @kimakriggphotography

Rugged up and clutching coffees while we wait for the sun to come up and warm us // Model Maeve Lane @maevelane // Photo by Kim Akrigg @kimakriggphotography

Dolphins cruised through the waves behind us, and the first rays of sun were hitting the sand // Model Maeve Lane @maevelane // Photo by Kim Akrigg @kimakriggphotography

 

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Photographer // Kim Akrigg @kimakriggphotography

Model // Maeve Lane @maevelane

Location // Byron Bay, NSW