Articles - Seascapes

The Importance of a Good Sky

Tuesday, 4th January, 2022

As any seasoned landscape photographer knows, the sky is a crucial ingredient in a dramatic and compelling landscape image. The sky is not often the actual subject in a scenic image, but it plays a substantial role. What is happening in the sky can vastly change the appearance of the light hitting the subject.  It [ read more ]

Guest Speaker at a Camera Club v3.0

Saturday, 10th February, 2018

Last year, a good friend of mine, who runs a growing camera club, asked me if I would return for the third occasion as a guest speaker. I had the honour and privilege of presenting an audio-visual show and talk about light and composition in September of 2017, and in February of 2016, I presented [ read more ]

Precarious Position: First Seascape of 2018

Tuesday, 16th January, 2018

This image of Turimetta Beach was captured during my first seascape session in nearly a year, and this was the first time I have returned to Turimetta since 2012. The conditions were a lot more dangerous than this image would suggest, with a strong south-easterly wind, medium-to-large swell and an incoming tide. Large waves were [ read more ]

Little Austinmer's Rinse Cycle

Tuesday, 23rd February, 2016

Nearly a month ago, I experienced a great dawn seascape shoot at Little Austinmer, where there is an abundance of interesting water and rock features on the rock shelf. During the earlier part of the shoot, I shot some long exposures in and around the main gorge. Here is one of them: Here, I opted for [ read more ]

The One

Monday, 25th January, 2016

A few photography friends of mine, who have shot Little Austinmer before, told me that it can take quite a few attempts to land a cracking good image. I first ventured to Little Austi just a little over a week before I shot this image, and while I found it a stunning location, the sky [ read more ]