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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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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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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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Waking Up Coolum Beach – Wed 11 July 2018

Rainy on sunrise, for the second day in a row. No lives were lost. I actually love the rain, the air is fresh, you can smell the earth in the rain, the roads, walkways reflect the sky, even if the

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Waking up Coolum Beach – Sat 30 Jun 2018

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This week has been a moody journey, cloudy starts most of it, except for Friday. Which turns my thoughts to my own moods, my own reactions to that around me. We take great care to empty the inbox of emails

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Waking Up Coolum Beach – Sun 24 June 2018

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 Being a part of sunrise is more than the visual, it’s being part of something far greater than oneself. I love how people interact with it. How they stop for a moment. Nothing else matters for a split second. Good

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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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