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Summer not going to plan

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What does Summer mean to you? Aircon? Trips to cool dark places? Or do you embrace it? My favourite thing about summer, apart from the photo opportunities, is swimming in the ocean. I don’t mean cutting miles of freestyle, I

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Weekend 17-18 Nov 2018

I take photos by instinct. By gut. There’s more scurrying under the surface in framing a shot yet no time for the conscious mind to dissect it. Today’s image is a bit off kilter. As a rule, I abhor horizons

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Golden Pathway Morning

This morning’s sunrise is one of the most beautiful of the year to watch, for minutes on end, a golden pathway stretching from Point Perry to the sun. With, very little wind and a WNW, the water, glassy and inviting,

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Chasing The Light – a tale of Jade Casey

For a long while Jade’s story has hankered down in various filing boxes and folders. Ruby’s story along with it. It’s time they’re out of their box.   _______ CHASING THE LIGHT Prologue I’m in awe of three things. The

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Gift from the Gods at Coolum Beach

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The skies can be heavy with cloud then on sunrise, the clouds tint with rich golds, oranges and pinks, a gift from the Gods. There’s nothing like it. Even on a rainy day, much like surfers that head out back

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Let The Story Come To You

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When things don’t go to  plan, slow down, observe, let the story come to you. Weather-wise, the week has been contrary. How do I get a great photo when the eastern horizon clearly isn’t fitting in with my hoped for

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What gets you out of bed in the morning?

What gets you out of bed every morning? We all have our thing. For me it’s the sunrise. Some days it seems to race some days it ponders.  And I have to be walking, on the go. In my previous

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Dawn Stirs at Stumers Creek, Coolum

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Traffic of a difference at Stumers Creek at Coolum this morning. The usual trail of sandy feet and eager dogs off leads is replaced with a guest appearance of the original locals this morning at Stumers Creek, Coolum. Over the

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Sunday 26 Aug – A Rainy Start at Coolum Beach

After so many perfect winter days, it’s a real treat to have a rainy start. No over achieving today. I get out for an early walk 0530, in case there’s  a sunrise regardless, camera backpack weighing about 10 kilos. Good

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Waking Up Coolum Beach – Sat 4 Aug 2018

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Winter On the Sunshine Coast Winter on the Sunshine Coast means a calm ocean, with crisp, clear sunrises. This week, I walk at 0530, the beach is lit by the half moon. One or two other regular walkers appear as

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