This is my third instalment of Norfolk Island-themed blog posts – I recently spent a week on this amazing island – you can read my top five reasons for visiting here, and check out my photo diary here. You are never far from the water on Norfolk, and the ocean
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
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
Often maligned due to their stinging tentacles, I find bluebottles somewhat amazing- did you know they are not actually ‘one’ animal but a colony made up of various parts all functioning together to travel the oceans and find prey. And the colours- wow! The most brilliant blues and purples with
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
Some images from the last few months that I hope capture all that is magical about the Sunshine Coast!
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
There is magic in the air, ocean and sand at dawn and dusk! I love the subtle colours and other-worldly glow you can capture in the early or late hours of the day.
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.