Articles Tagged 'Australia'

Time for a Sea Change?

It is no secret to those who know me well, in a photographic sense, that my motivation for photography in general, and seascapes in particular, has been distinctly lacking for the past year or so. Additionally, time has been lacking for a few years, and my ability to get out regularly for a shoot, even [ read more ]

The Changing Face of Sydney

I captured this twilight view of Sydney on 18/12/2013, which was the first photography outing for me in over six months. It has been an even longer time since I photographed the Sydney skyline, and the presence of a substantial number of cranes at Barangaroo, which is now a major development site, is testimony to [ read more ]

Dawn on Mt Mee

There is nothing more rewarding than heading out for a dawn landscape shoot in inclement weather, knowing that the conditions will probably be quite dreadful, and then encountering an utterly amazing sky during a small window of opportunity so familiar to landscape photographers. This is an awesome sunrise on Mount Mee, north-west of Brisbane in [ read more ]

Long Day in Sydney

Yesterday I went for out a shoot for the first time in six months.  Yes, it has been that long! For quite a while I had wanted to shoot the Sydney skyline from a different vantage point to the usual places, and Ballaarat Park on Darling Island in Pyrmont was the place I had in mind [ read more ]

Re-visiting a Six-Year-Old Brisbane Cityscape

On a wet and cold Sunday, I decided to re-visit a six-year old image and process it quite differently. Firstly, here is the result: In this version, the distortion has been corrected, and the contrast is much less aggressive. As a point of comparison, here is the original version: Naturally the perspective correction resulted in [ read more ]

An Unusual Greeting

This morning, I found myself immersed in a bizarre combination of three unusual circumstances: I went out for a dawn shoot. I wanted a plain sky. I photographed the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Here is the image I shot: These days, each of these factors on its own is quite rare. Firstly, I seldom get time [ read more ]