Named after Henry Lidgbird Ball, Balls Pyramid rises to 552m, 23km to the south-east of Lord Howe Island. Locals call it ‘The Rock’. I have been there many times and still find myself taking pictures of the ever-changing beauty of this sea stack.

Lord Howe Island

Canon 5D3, Canon 70–200L 2.8, 1/1600, f/7.1, ISO 800, handheld

by Jack Campbell Shick