Articles Tagged 'Rain'

2015 Retrospective: Intense and Focused

Now that we are well into the year 2016, it is time for a retrospective look at my photographic journey in 2015.  The year can be summarised as intense and focused, as the majority of images I captured during 2015 were in the Mara North Conservancy and Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya, where we embarked upon an incredible seven-day safari with our friend and safari leader Mario [ continue reading ]

Maasai Mara: Day 4 of 7

Our fourth day in the Maasai Mara region of south-western Kenya had arrived after a good night's sleep following the magical big cat activity and stunning skies we had witnessed the day before.  As had become our habit by now, we were again the first to rise from slumber at 5am, walking through the darkness [ continue reading ]

Turimetta Swell

This is an image I shot in January of 2012 at Sydney's well-photographed Turimetta Beach.  This particular scene is further away from the main gorge and rocks featured in so many images.  The morning brought a few successful images, but this one had sat untouched and unpublished for the past three years.  A moody, rain-laden [ continue reading ]

Shalom from Tel Aviv

Shalom from Tel Aviv.  Xenedette and I are in Israel for a few weeks.  Tonight we headed to the Azrieli Centre in central Tel Aviv, where I shot this twilight cityscape looking south-west over Tel Aviv and towards the Mediterranean Sea.  Unbelievable as it may sound, our time in Israel so far has been wet [ continue reading ]

Contrasting Conditions at Turimetta

Here are two vastly different images from the same dawn seascape shoot at Turimetta last Tuesday.  The first image above was taken shortly after arrival, and in the pre-dawn darkness, the moving water is abstracted to the point where its movement is almost invisible.  A sense of calm is evoked as the clump of seaweed [ continue reading ]