Tag: waves

Stradbroke Island photo diary

#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

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

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 capture in the early or late hours of the day.

wave foam light abstract

the interaction of water and light offers infinite possibilities…

Sea Mist

Winter on the Sunshine Coast is a magical time of year, and early morning beach visits are incredibly rewarding. On this particularly cold morning in late June, the sea temperature was much warmer than the air, creating an ethereal sea mist. The drama was highlighted by the glow of the rising

Sunshine Coast Summers

Hello summer! Even though we have had some fab hot days for a few weeks now, it is officially the first day of summer, my favourite time of the year! Long days means lots of beach time and hopefully capturing some ocean magic. These photos were taken over last summer

Coffin Bay National Park

I visited Coffin Bay National Park in South Australia earlier this year and was in awe of the scenery and the hyperreal coastal colours – it is a truly beautiful destination and also fantastic for wildlife. Soon I will be going to Kangaroo Island for the first time – I

blurry purple gold wave ocean

Winter Waves

The sea is fabulous in winter here in Queensland – often crystal clear and flat.  Here are some photos from the recent winter months taken at the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast. I was experimenting with slow shutter speeds and panning in the second image – I’d like to try

New website!

Hello everyone! I’d like to introduce the new and improved Girl and the Deep Blue Sea! I feel like having a bit of a wave party to celebrate! I’d thought I’d start by sharing my most recent favourite image – I took this photo early one morning after being in