Articles Tagged 'Dawn'

Mount Mee Re-Visited

In January of this year I started experimenting with HDR (high dynamic range) imaging, and had very pleasing results, to the point where I have since been shooting most of my images with a specific view to producing HDR composites. Post-processing is a constantly evolving process, whereby one learns new and in some cases better [ read more ]

Kiama Dawn of Death

On 16/05/2010 my photography mate Peter and I headed down to Kiama for some dawn seascape photography. Beyond the famous Kiama blow hole is a basalt rock headland extending a fair way out and affording some spectacular views from a reasonably high distance from the water. The conditions that morning were somewhat deceptive. That weekend [ read more ]

Solid Gold

This morning I took some friends from my camera club to Turimetta on Sydney's northern beaches.  Some had not shot seascapes (or shot them much), so were keen to try upon my offer. Unfortunately my wish for a good sky this morning yet again did not come true; the sky was plain and very bright [ read more ]

Post-Processing Tutorial: "The Narrabeen Gorge"

In July I headed to Narrabeen for a Sunday dawn shoot. Narrabeen and nearby Turimetta is a location I have photographed a few times before, but on this day the sky was moody. One of my stand-out captures of the morning is The Narrabeen Gorge.  Here it is: On this particular morning the conditions were [ read more ]

The Narrabeen Gorge

Not far from Narrabeen tidal pool is a gorge into which the ocean plunges its contents, producing big splashes and water cascades. On Sunday morning I was fortunate enough to capture this scene in all it glory, under a moody, yet colourful sky. I wanted dark, moody drama with a churning ocean and water cascading [ read more ]

Finally, a Good Sky

I headed out to Narrabeen and Turimetta for a dawn seascape with a group of friends from AusPhotography, and finally was greeted with a good sky. Of the numerous dawn shoots I have done this year, this is the fourth good sky I have seen.  It has been a struggle, and immensely frustrating at that [ read more ]