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Photos of an Australian Town Filled with 8 Feet of Sea Foam

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When Eastern Australia was hit by ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald late January and early February, it caused certain places to turn into foamy wonderlands, as up to 8 feet of sea foam was blown onto land from the sea. Photographer Brandon Rooney took advantage of the occurrence by pulling out his Canon 7D and documenting the strange scene.

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For an idea of how foamy certain parts of Australia were during this storm, check out this viral video that has been going around, which shows a strange encounter between some police officers and a stealthy (and foam covered) car:

You can find more of Rooney’s shots of the foam in this Flickr set, and more of his photography in general over on his website.


Image credits: Photographs by Brandon Rooney and used with permission