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Waking Up Coolum Beach – Fri 22 June 2018

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Thank God it’s Friday. The thrill of the weekend, the relief of being able to put down tools for two days, takes over as soon as I wake up. It stays with me as I hurry down Banskia Ave, down

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Waking Up Coolum Wed 20 June 2018

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What do you do when your creativity needs to be on tap? Creativity on demand. As a creative, stress is the number 1 killer. Add deadlines into the bargain and how does any creative function in the business world? Add

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Waking Up Coolum Beach – Sun 17 June 2018

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 There’s nothing quite like winter mornings on the Sunshine Coast but Sundays are for sleeping in after all. I hide under my doona until 0540 then bundle up in two hoodies and set off.  I make it to the beach

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Waking Up Coolum Beach – Fri 15 June 2018

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Local show day holiday for us Coolum Beach workers. Luckily I live here too. This morning I plan to walk the mid-tide beach to Stumers Creek. Dawn is burning deep orange along the horizon as I make it to the

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Waking Up Coolum Beach – Mon 11 June 2018

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–  Instinct Photography – In life it’s vital to get away, even if that means staying 15 minutes from home. Creativity needs space, lots of it and my work week has been full on. The more stress, the less creative.

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Waking Up Coolum Beach – Friday 8 June 2018

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– Having No Expectations – There seemed little hope of any sunrise getting through the busy cloud on the horizon aat Coolum Beach this morning. Perhaps  the forecast of ‘Chance of shower’ kept a few regular morning walkers away, the

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Waking Up Coolum Beach – Wed 6 June 2018

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The Lure of Sunrise Early on it was obvious there’d be no sunrise today at Coolum Beach, a tall steel-grey cloud guarded the east, shaped like a long dog chasing the wash. The fascination with sunrises must stem back from

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Waking Up Coolum Beach – Mon 4 Jun 2018

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Monday!   Good Morning, Monday. How do you feel at the start of the week? Glad to be alive? Jumping into your week or ‘Hell, here comes another one?’ I’m sure we’d all be bored if we just got to

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Waking Up Coolum Beach – Sat 2 June 2018

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Misty Morning at Coolum Beach Winter mornings are among the most spectacular from my photography point of view. Crisp, clear skies, often a calm ocean and on occasion at sunrise when the ocean is still a nice 23oC -ish, it

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Waking Up Coolum – Fri 1 June 2018

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First day of Winter here at Coolum Beach, Sunshine Coast, Australia and it’s a calm 11oC, clear skies, no wind as yet, looking good for the weekend. Some perfect mornings are the most challenging to photograph when you’ve been in

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