Archive | December, 2012

Time for a coffee……..

31 Dec

Besides being lucky enough to have the beautiful East Coast of Australia at my doorstep, there is also a plethora of great coffee shops along the coast,

So after grabbing a few nice images once in a while I give in to the temptation and enjoy a good coffee along the coast.

After about an hour grabbing images at Snapper Rocks in was definitely time for a coffee…….

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Time for a coffee…...

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Classic conversion…………..

30 Dec

Playing with Nik Silver Efex is addictive.

I really want to ply thru the archives and convert some of my favourites.

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The beautiful Vash Te in classic hollywood style.

The beautiful Vash Te in classic hollywood style.

Rockpool reflection……..

30 Dec

There is no shortage of vantage points here on the Gold Coast for sunrise photography.

I must admit to a liking for high contrast reflections

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This area has a nice rockpool reflection……….

Rockpool reflection

verandah view………..

29 Dec

A beautiful moon here on the Gold Coast tonight and a balmy 25 degrees Celsius.

After a day which included a swim at our favourite beach and dinner at an Italian Cafe,

what better way to finish the evening than taking in our verandah view…….

Verandah View

Moon Lit Morning…………

29 Dec

On the East coast of Australia, we take a lot of sunrise over water shots, and yes they can be quite dramatic.

Just occasionally I turn the camera west to see want is happening towards the hills.

This morning I was lucky enough to have the moon to photograph.

Moon Lit Morning

Moon Lit Morning

Rock Fishing Drenching…….

28 Dec

I have during the course of taking seascapes, been caught by the occasional rogue wave.

It usually means that I go home with drenched shoes,  jeans and lens filters covered in salt spray.

Nothing to really worry about, a quick clean of the filters and camera, hose the tripod off and cover it in WD-40, and put the shoes in the sun.

However the fisherman in this image will think about location and tides a little more before he next casts a hook.

PS he was knocked over by this wave, he got up only to be knocked over twice more…then he packed up and left!!

Rock Fisherman Drenched...

 

Black and White Beach……

27 Dec

I have downloaded the trial version of Nik Silver FX because after much discussion I have been assured that its the B&W converter to have…

Quite simply, I love it.

Here is one from this morning, Black and White Beach…..

Black and White Beach….