slow

Following on from my previous post about my foray into the world of photo editing, I have really been enjoying the combination of slow shutter speeds with various neutral density filters, with some tweaks in Lightroom. I’ve discovered that even though there is the desired blurring of water in the

*Magical Sunshine Coast*

Some images from the last few months that I hope capture all that is magical about the Sunshine Coast!

macro close up pink shell

shells at sunrise

When I’m at the beach early in the morning, I often have the same photography routine – get there before sunrise, set up the tripod and do some experimental long shutter speed shots, then get some nice landscape photos as the sun rises, then put the camera in the waterproof

pastel dawn ocean and sky

Iridescence

There is magic in the air, ocean and sand at dawn and dusk! I love the subtle colours and other-worldly glow you can captureĀ in the early or late hours of the day.

running underwater with fish

The Human Element

One thing I have always struggled with is taking photos of people who I don’t know. I have this idea that, somehow, getting a photo of someone without them realising is an invasion of privacy – having their image committed to a kind of permanency that they may not appreciate.

Burleigh

Another beach I often visit is Burleigh on the Gold Coast. It has some interesting rock formations at either end of the beach, and is a fairly quiet beach if you are there early enough in the morning. Recently I have been venturing out of my photographic ‘comfort zone’, playing

Mudjimba

Mudjimba Beach is a lovely stretch of open beach on the Sunshine Coast. It is my ‘local’ beach – the spot I visit most often and am very attached to. What I enjoy the most is that it is different every time I visit. Mudjimba’s most iconic feature is Old

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