Category: Experimental

Bokeh-licious

I had a lot of fun creating these images – they have colour, texture and movement making them so nice to look at! Light and water creating magic…. the images are of the rising sun on the ocean 🙂 Which one is your favourite?

Psychedelic Straddie

I LOVE using film and I especially love trying out new films! I recently discovered Psychedelic Blues 400 Colour Negative film #2 and decided to try it out while on a weekend break to North Stradbroke Island. There is nothing quite like the anticipation and excitement when you collect a

#abstract

Like surrealism, creating abstract images is my second main photographic goal, which I have to say is much easier for me to achieve. One definition that explains this well is ‘Relating to or denoting art that does not attempt to represent external reality, but rather seeks to achieve its effect

#surrealism

I’m always really fascinated by what influences artists/photographers, and I love reading about the stories behind the images as they offer an insight into the creative process for that particular artist. Over the next couple of posts I thought I’d discuss my main motivations for taking photos. First up is

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

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

wave foam light abstract

the interaction of water and light offers infinite possibilities…

Energy

Dreams within a dream

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