Tag: underwater

#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

What a lady 

After a much too long five year hiatus, I finally got to revisit one of the most wonderful places- Lady Elliot Island. My previous trip was in spring, this time I experienced the island in all her winter glory. Just as beautiful as ever, Lady Elliot is truly a coral

*Magical Sunshine Coast*

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

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.

Rapid Bay Jetty

After diving at Bluff Reserve to see the leafy sea dragons, we drove across the Fleurieu Peninsular to our second dive site, Rapid Bay Jetty. I was really excited about this dive as I have never dived a jetty before and love seeing interesting structures underwater. The day was stunning

Leafy Sea Dragons!

One marine creature I have always wanted to see is the Leafy Sea Dragon. In December I had a free day while visiting Adelaide so organised a couple of dives with Diving Adelaide to see what this part of Australia was like underwater! I can say it surpassed all expectations –

Croatia

As well as visiting Greece, I also spent time in Croatia which abounded in natural beauty. The second and third images are of the famous Blue Hole near the island of Vis – you almost need to wear sunnies as the water glows so brightly with the most incredible fluorescent

Greece

In October last year I was lucky enough to travel to Greece and experience the famous clear waters of the Aegean Sea first hand. I was not disappointed! A palette of blue, green and white withs hints of gold filled my vision both above and below the water.

The Colours of the Sea I

It is amazing how one location can look so different as the light changes… these images were taken over winter at Mudjimba Beach on the Sunshine Coast – the underwater image is from Noosa!

Underwater Wonders

Diving in south east Queensland always guarantees a treasure trove of aquatic delights – these photos are from recent dives to North Stradbroke Island and Cook Island, Gold Coast 🙂

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