The Wreck by Alex Frings in Byron Bay, Australia

A classic winter afternoon of waves and surfing at The Wreck.

Name:Alex Frings

Place you live: Byron Bay, Australia

Place your photo was taken: The Wreck – Byron Bay, Australia

Can you sum up Byron Bay? Byron Bay, in my opinion, is one of the most beautiful coastal towns on this planet with breathtaking landscapes, marine life and countless surf spots.

Passion? Water Photography

A perfect day in Byron Bay? Get up before sunrise, drive down to the beach, take my camera for a swim to photograph my friends surfing. Açai bowl for brekky. Nap. Editing photos. Afternoon surf at my local spot. Watch the sunset at The Wreck. Dinner at home.

If someone was visiting, what must they do? Watch the sun come up from Lighthouse. Go for a swim with the dolphins at Wategos. Check out the hinterland with its amazing waterfalls. Watch the sunset at The Wreck.

A perfect meal in Byron Bay? Açai bowl at the Top Shop, curry at Thai at Byron, burger at The Rails, Nasi Goreng with Prawns at Asia Joe’s, or fresh fruit and veg from one of the local shops.

What is the best thing about your spot? The Ocean.

What is the worst? The Hippies. 😉 No seriously, everything is awesome here.

A little known fact about where you live? Come spend some time here and find out yourself.

Where is your favorite place in the world? Right here, Byron Bay.

Who are your three favorite photographers? Sarah LeeMorgan MaassenChris Burkard