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Illawarra photographer Ray Collins was wiped out and ended up in Wollongong Hospital emergency department | Illawarra Mercury



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To renowned surf photographer Ray Collins the ocean is his life, his livelihood and playground, but it is also “brutal”. It’s been a month now since Collins was bodyboarding at a secret break off the northern Illawarra (on January 22) and a small hesitation nearly cost him his life. Ironically, it’s the same break he credits with getting his surf photography career off the ground and a break he has been visiting since being a teen. Read more: A sneak peek inside Clifton’s lovingly restored Imperial Hotel “As I was paddling my hand accidentally clashed with another surfer’s head or shoulder, I instinctively stopped and turned to apologise,” he…

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