Alone on the Shipwreck Coast

With Wade on a yacht delivery for the whole of May, I had to keep myself occupied on weekends in between consulting work interstate or the loneliness would hit me. On one of those weekends I had a plan: go to our Jan Juc house, get up super early and drive for two hours down…

Slowing down with Long Exposure

There is something about water that draws and fascinates many of us. No wonder: it is the most omnipresent substance on Earth. I love photographing water, particularly the ocean. I also love clouds. When I am standing on a shore, or look out to sea from our boat or other vantage point, I feel a…

One Photo Focus – November

It is the first week of November, and with it comes the Photo Processing Challenge called One Photo Focus, hosted by Stacy Fischer at Visual Venturing.  This challenge is an interesting one as it involves participants working on a single photo and applying their digital dark room skills.

October One Photo Focus

After a few months’ break, I am back on the photo editing path and joining the One Photo Focus participants to work on a single image. I must admit to feeling a little rusty. For our October One Photo Focus, our host Stacy Fischer of Visual Venturing has thrown us a challenge: to process a…

Docklands at blue hour

Melbourne at night

If you ask us to choose between being in the city or being in the ocean, the ocean wins on most occasions!  But sometimes, a wander around the Docklands of Melbourne at night has a special appeal.

Star studded nights

There is nothing more satisfying than to brave the dark and the cold to shoot the Milky Way and come home with a few “keepers” that make you grin from ear to ear.  Two weekends ago, we had overcast, showery days, but the evenings cleared up and it was an opportunity to take some astrophotography shots.

July One Photo Focus

With the beginning of July comes time to participate in the photo processing challenge hosted by Stacy Fischer at Visual Venturing.  It is an enjoyable digital dark room exercise whereby all participants work on a single photo.  We have the license to be as creative as we like, and explore different techniques.