Our Coastal Adventure – Inverloch, Day 1 – Re-Post

2017 was a year filled with travel and advernture and excitement. We literally went from one trip to another. I was not at work for weeks on end, it was pure bliss. I loved our Outback Adventure, but there is something about the beach that makes me also feel at peace. I fell in love…

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TeAnau – Milford Sound – Day 13 – Re Post

We had so many highlights to this trip, it really is hard to say which was the best, but Milford Sound and getting there had to be ranked in amongst it! It was very cold again last night, with more fresh snow on the Alps, there was a truly beautiful, amazing sunrise turning them soft…

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Akaroa – Day 6 – Re-Post

This was our first real taste of the Southern Isle, we had our own car and could stop and start whenever we wanted. Even though the weather was terrible this little town found a spot in my heart. Actually I loved the whole area. I think Christchurch was one of my favourite towns in NZ,…

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Oceanic Mermaids

Last week I was featuring some of the art I created from a recent group shoot, 30 photographers and two models. We were joined on the day by Jess Ami and Jess Garrett (at least their names were easy to remember lol). We occasionally do these big group shoots, so that there is a central…

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Digital Art – Jewels from the Deep

I have been featuring some recent artwork from a Mermaid beach shoot, but this is probably my favourite. The actual water was shot in a pool in Bali back in 2017. I had fun use the Puppet Warp feature in Photoshop, as Jess was actually kneeling in the sand…she didn’t really look like she was…

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Out of the studio – Moonlight Magic

This is another Mermaid shot from the other night. Someone had the brilliant idea of bringing an actual crystal ball…which I actually turned into a giant pearl in this image and it looked like Jess was irreverent or perhaps meditating in this shot, she looked so lovely and peaceful on the water’s edge, you could…

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Out of the studio – Siren’s Song

Now, how cool is this? I went to a Mermaid Shoot at Half Moon Bay Surf Living Saving Club (boy that is a mouthful!) with about 30 other photographers to shoot some mermaids. Our Mermaids, that afternoon were both named Jess and Jess! We were supposed to be in two different groups, but I stepped…

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Summer Outings – Harmers Haven

We were invited by another photography group for the first sunset shoot of the year at Harmer’s Haven in South Gippsland (far from the fires in East Gippsland). It was a glorious evening, high cloud, warm temps and light winds. It was a pretty sunset amongst the rocks, but not spectacular. Still, it was lovely…

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Spring Outings – Grantville Jetty at sunset

Grantville is about 103km from Melbourne CBD, about 60kms from my house on the way to Kilkunda and Phillip Island. I have not stopped at this jetty before, but have driven through Grantville many times on the way to and from other locations. I had seen some images take by other photographers for this location…

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Our S.A. coastal adventure – day 6 part 3

We then stopped at Weirs Cove, most tourists seem to bypass it, but it was wonderful, I could not look down to the steps and little jetty so far below! Now that is what you call a long drop jetty. This is where fresh supplies were offloaded by boat for the lighthouse keepers (Cape de…

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