Imagecraft Bootcamp – Shooting from the Dark Side

This week we are shooting in the dark for Imagecraft Bootcamp

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Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge – Perspective

The Lighthouse at McCrae Beach, from a different perspective

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Victorian Lighthouses – McCrae Lighthouse

It appears I missed a lighthouse in my posts about the Lighthouses and Beacons along Port Phillip Bay

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Victorian Lighthouses & Shipwrecks – Williamstown, Gellibrand Point

This is a spot I went to the other weekend, just to round out my Lighthouses around Port Phillip Bay, not necessarily the prettiest spot, not the most historic, although it does have an interesting past I can remember from my childhood. History The original timber lighthouse was built in 1840, it was Victoria’s first…

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Victorian Lighthouses & Shipwrecks – Beacon Cove, Port Melbourne.

Just when you thought I had finished………I visit 2 more! Well this little gem is the second last to visit in the Lighthouses in the Port Philip Bay area, and these are strictly speaking not really even lighthouses, so much as a Beacon. I touched on this area in a post the other day, under…

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Victorian Lighthouses and Shipwrecks – Queenscliff White Lighthouse

The Queenscliff White Lighthouse, also known as the Queenscliff Low Lighthouse, stands inside the entrance to Port Phillip from Bass Strait, on the lower slope of the Queenscliff Peninsula overlooking the ’Rip”, a stretch of water considered one of the ten most treacherous, but navigable passages in the world. It is 22.2m in height and…

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Victorian Lighthouse & Shipwrecks – Queenscliff Black Lighthouse

The Black lighthouse at Queenscliff was built in 1862, replacing an earlier sandstone lighthouse built in 1843, it is located 40 metres above sea level and depending on the tower’s bearing it emits either a fixed light or an occulting signal with an interval of 15 seconds. The black lighthouse is one of four in…

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Victorian Lighthouses and Shipwrecks – Point Lonsdale

So a few weeks ago, Moth & I did our trip down the coast of the Bellarine Peninsula, one of the prettier and most interesting spots, as far as i was concerned was Point Lonsdale. There is so much to really like about this sleepy little town. Point Lonsdale History Like most of the Geelong…

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Victorian Lighthouses and Shipwrecks – Indented Head

With the continuing journey along the coast of Port Phillip Bay, we heard about a Paddle Steamer wreck just off the coast called The Ozone at a place called Indented Head, not far from Point Lonsdale, so of course, we had to check it out. We were very lucky in the fact that the sun…

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Victorian Lighthouses and Shipwrecks – Kitty Miller Bay

I started writing about Victorian Shipwrecks and Lighthouses the other week (read here), it proved quite popular, so I thought I would continue on with it. This week I am going across the bay from Cape Schanck to Phillip Island. SS Speke – Kitty Miller Bay, Phillip Island About 1 1/2 hours from Melbourne is…

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