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Tarun Bhushan has been at 11 events

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Leigh Diprose34,532@114907754216925041644 and Photo Insomnia​ join together to host the very 1st FREE photo walk in Sydney at the Rocks.  All photography levels are welcome to join @110657332373070373287 on Sunday 21st June, at 7:00 pm for some night photography fun.  We will meet at the Rocks near the Hickson Road Reserve and then make our way slowly to Observatory Hill. You might even get to see his DJI Phantom 3 drone fly off from Observatory Hill when we make our way there to take some pictures. After we have worked up a thirst we can wonder down to The Lord Nelson Brewery for a few drinks.  This is where we will draw the prize, thanks to +Fujifilm Australia​ one lucky winner will win a Fujifilm X-A1 with XC 16-50mm Lens Kit![FREE] SYDNEY PHOTO WALK2015-06-21 19:00:0022  
Landscape Photography Community11,138*Landscape Photography Community:  Waterfalls* Dig out your best waterfall landscape photograph and share it to the event!! General Rules 1) You must be a member of the Landscape Photography Community (LPC)!!  Please circle the @106632923256517196664 page. 2) Only ONE photograph per member is allowed.  If you submit more than one photo, all of your photos will be removed. 3) Your photo MUST be ORIGINAL.  If you post the work of someone else, you will be banned from the community. 4) This must be a photograph suitable for the Landscape Photography Community and contain a waterfall. 5) There is NO VOTING for this contest!  Several of our senior moderators have volunteered to judge this contest.  They are experienced judges of photography events and their decision is final. 6) Photos must be posted no later than Monday, September 29, 2014, 3 pm CDT.  Those posted after that time will be removed. 7) Winners will be announced on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, at 3 pm CDT. 8) Moderators of the LPC may participate but they cannot win the contest. 9) Technical Requirements: Enable "sharing" on your photo.  If it receives honors, we want to be able to share it!!  Enable "comments" on your photo.  We want to say how great it is!!  Enable "plus ones" so anyone can give it a big plus!!LPC Contest #23: Waterfalls2014-09-22 22:00:00566  
Rodney Campbell76,627Come join us for @100424993750772730018’s Second Annual Global Photowalk in every city on the planet! *Where:* Here in Sydney we’ll all be meeting under the northern end of the Sydney Harbour Bridge at Milsons Point/Kirribilli right next to the entrance to Luna Park. Both Milsons Point and North Sydney train stations are nearby and some (paid & free) parking exists around Bradfield Park We’ll take a leisurely walk along the boardwalk past Luna Park and around Lavender bay to Blues Point for sunset (we can shoot either east or west depending on the conditions at sunset) For those who are interested we’ll also probably head to one of the nearby pubs or restaurants along Blues Point Road afterwards for drinks and/or dinner, chatting and fun Map of the route: https://goo.gl/maps/jsT9i *When:* 3:45PM - meet and greet next to Olympic Drive under the SHB near Luna Park 4:00PM - photowalk around Lavender Bay 5:40PM - sunset at Blues Point, twilight and blue hour shots depending on conditions 6:30PM - drinks, dinner, socialising *Theme:* The theme for this year's photo walk is "Patterns and Symbols”. We see patterns and symbols everywhere around us — crowds of people, cars stuck in traffic, patterns in nature, so let's capture everything that relates to that! Join thousands of photographers around the world in a free photo walk around your city and explore new hidden spots in your city and meet new friends I hope to see you all there, feel free to share the event with your friends :) Hashtags for our event are #500pxSydney #WeAre500px Cheers @102418874970398612673500px Second Annual Global Photowalk - Sydney2014-09-06 07:45:0052  
Drink and Click™ Sydney, Australia346  Hi all! Come join us for a @104998835573885373646 welcome our out of town guests @106719979779567208605 and @105176799764428554697 :) Let's show them the magic of our harbour at twilight and some awesome pubs!! @106719979779567208605 is an international superstar @118357019708110162087 ger and @100069411030829210904 photographer (I'm secretly jealous, well, not so secretly hehe). Check out his website here: http://www.michaelbonocore.com/ @117952679558330801895 and @111935351216643394653 have prepared an rough itinerary around the Rocks. As usual this is subject to change depending of what we feel like doing on the day so feel free to call me (Ana) at 0405 116 233 if you can't find us, I'll try to keep the event updated :) 4pm - Drinks and/or dinner at the rooftop bar of the Glenmore Hotel (96 Cumberland St, https://goo.gl/maps/lmDRk) 5.30pm - Photowalk around the Rocks to capture blue hour (most likely head down to Circular Quay for a stunning view of the Sydney Opera House). Afterwards - Go to another pub (maybe the Australian? or the Argyle?) for some more drinks, chatting and fun! I hope to see you all there!! Cheers, @117952679558330801895  PS. This month's chapter wide challenge is "Blue/Golden Hour"  For rules and to submit your images please go Here http://goo.gl/Ao6Ayi The magic hours. Either before morning or before dusk, the light becomes magical. Great composition or subject using this light will sure result in a beautiful image. Now go find a subject an nail it this time.  Some awesome examples of Blue/Golden Hour here: http://www.lightstalking.com/golden-hour This month prizes brought to you by our awesome sponsors: 1st Place +BlackRapid  Camera Strap 2nd Place +c't Digital Photography  One Year Subscription  3rd Place  +Think Tank Photo  Pixel Pocket Rocket  #drinkandclicksyd   #drinkandclick   #thebonocore  Drink and Click Sydney welcomes Michael Bonocore2014-07-01 16:00:0024  
Ali Sadreddini31,367Last SydBD photowalk of the year We're catching up for a afternoon shoot on the Friday the 20th of December 2013. Location to be confirmed (somewhere in the city). I'm hoping a lot of you can make it as it is towards the end of the year and work is slowing down, especially on a Friday afternoon. Leave us comments here with your questions if any. We will be Stopping at a Bar somewhere during this time for a few drinks and dinner if anyone is hungry. Thanks Guys Hope to see you thereTGIF - Meet + Drink + Shoot + Enjoy2013-12-20 06:00:0011  
Virtual Photo Walks™5,181,294To mark this historic event,  Her Excellency Ms Quentin Bryce, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, will officially review the fleet from HMAS Leeuwin on Saturday, 5 October.  The Review will include a moving line of seven RAN ships to symbolise the 1913 entry. His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales is also expected to visit Sydney to attend the International Fleet Review. Events during the day will include formation fly-pasts by fixed and rotary wing aircraft, naval displays and demonstrations, naval gun salutes and naval band performances. For details visit the International Fleet Review website. http://www.navy.gov.au/ifr The day will culminate in a spectacular evening pyrotechnics and light show on Sydney Harbour. The biggest of it's kind! Our YouTube Live livestream broadcast will start at around 19:00 (+10 hours GMT) http://www.youtube.com/user/Virtualphotowalks?v=5vY0YJYzVKs Meanwhile take a look at last week's fireworks from Brisbane's Riverfire.The International Fleet Review and Fireworks Spectacular2013-10-05 19:00:0087  
Ben Fewtrell3,160Ben Fewtrell from www.on3legs.com  and Rob from Photography Hot Spots www.photographyhotspots.com.au are hosting the 2nd anniversary G+ PhotoWALK in Sydney... We have broken this walk into two parts, the first part is an early start for those that like to get up early to shoot sunrise, we will be meeting outside of Luna Park next to the Milsons Point Ferry wharf at 6am and making our way around to Jeffrey Street Wharf at Kirribilli where will meet those of you that want to sleep in! At 8:30am the walk will continue back to the starting point of Luna Park where it will conclude. Everyone of all skill levels is welcome… as usual with my PhotoWALKS it does not matter what type of camera you have, even your smart phone will do the trick! #G+2yearanniversary SYDNEY G+ 2 year anniversary Worldwide PhotoWALK2013-06-28 22:00:0046  
Jeff Smith62,376Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for June 2/13.  The theme for this week is *I've got the music in me* Again this can be taken literally or metaphorically but basically since we have have some love or appreciation for music I would like to see that incorporated into your selfy. Like always everyone is looking forward to some great Selfies. We have 17 moderators who can help you along the way. _____________________________ UPLOADING The event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before. Click the  Add Photos button in the event to upload your images. This is a Public event open to all. Any questions, again please check the FAQs. Cheers and have fun! JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-06-02 03:00:48128  
Drink and Click™ Sydney, Australia346Hi Sydney Drink and Clickers!! Who would like to join me for some fireworks at Darling Harbour Fireworks and a drink or two (or three or four...) starting at the Pontoon Bar, where they also have 10$ meals. +Steve Reddock   is helping me organise this event and I hope to see many of you there, no excuses!! :) I'm looking forward to it :) Cheers, +Ana Andres Drink and Click Sydney - Darling Harbour2013-04-06 18:00:0040  
Elia Locardi2,381,492*Hello Sydney! The heat wave is over so let's have some fun!*  Exciting News about the *Photowalk this coming Sunday, February 10th, 2013!* We’ve been granted special group access to the Opera House Concert Hall Northern Foyers, a RARE and EXCITING opportunity!  After meeting at the Opera House steps we’ll head inside for a chance to see and photograph the interior of one of the most iconic structures in the world! Please arrive on time as the group photo, headcount and FREE PRIZE giveaways will happen near the beginning of the walk and we don’t want you to miss out! Whether you're a beginner, a dabbler, or a seasoned pro, the event is absolutely free and everyone is invited to attend. So bring your DSLRs, Point & Shoots, Phones, or whatever camera you may have, or simply join us for a nice evening stroll around the harbour. We're happy to have you! And, if hanging out with a bunch of your fellow photographers wasn't exciting enough? Attendees will have a chance to win FREE prizes and giveaways from our friends at +Google Australia, +JOBY, +Sydney Opera House and +SmugMug! No registration is necessary. Just come to shoot, hang out, have fun, and we'll take care of the rest.  Along the way, we'll make stops and I'll give brief talks and demonstrations on photography and answer as many questions as possible. Feel free to ask away, whether it's photography related or just for fun.  *Cost:* FREE *When:* February 10th, 2013 from 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm *Where:* Beginning at The Opera House Steps *Who:* All ages and skill levels are welcome to attend You can RSVP & Share Your Photos in this Google+ event. When posting your photos of the event to social media please tag them with #SYDPhotowalk2013 so we can all find and enjoy them later. I’m really looking forward to meeting all of you and shooting together! See you there! ---------------------------------------------------------------------- I'll also be teaching a *2 hour Digital Blending and Post-processing workshop* on Sunday, February 10th, 2013 from 2:30-4:30 pm at the Maiden Theatre located in the Royal Botanic Gardens. I'll be sharing my complete digital workflow from start to finish, focusing on manual blending techniques and how to maintain complete control over your images. From color correction to complex masking, if you're curious how I craft my photography, this is your chance to find out.  Complete info can be found here: http://bit.ly/SYD-workshop ----------------------------------------------------------------------Sydney PhotoWalk 2013 || Hosted by Elia Locardi2013-02-10 17:30:00350  
Trey Ratcliff8,673,797A Free and fun PhotoWalk!  Everyone is invited for this fun event - all skill levels... it doesn't even matter if you just have your mobile phone and like to snap away with that.  Personally, I'll have the whole shootin' match with my tripod and stuff, but this will be immediately obvious upon arrival.   Cost: FREE Date and Time:  Tuesday, SEPTEMBER 25th at 5 PM Sydney Time Location:  Sydney, First Fleet Park http://goo.gl/maps/uh8p2  Who to Bring:  A family-friendly event!  Bring the brood! Photo Sharing:  After the photowalk, attach your photos to this event and/or use the tag:   #TRSydneyPhotoWalk  ! I know there are many beginner and serious photographers in the area, and I look forward to meeting you!  I'm VERY sorry for the last-minute notice, but my schedule has been erratic lately.    We will walk along the waterfront, take photos, and I'll go through several demonstrations.  I'll describe what I'm doing, and all questions are welcome.  I hope it is both a great photo-experience and learning-experience!  :) See you soon!Google+ PhotoWalk in Sydney, Australia with Trey! Join me!2012-09-25 09:00:00326  

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2015-11-25 12:17:30 (13 comments; 4 reshares; 26 +1s)Open 

Pensive

Julia. Single light left 45 degree behind. Shoot-through reflector. Wide open telephoto. Fairy-lights bokeh.

#hqspportraits +HQSP Portraits (+Heiko Köster +Ryan Ottaway Martin)
#portraittuesday +PortraitTuesday (+Laura Balc +Tana Teel)

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2016-01-30 13:02:04 (12 comments; 22 reshares; 33 +1s)Open 

Orange

Just after sunrise at Warriewood Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches)

#SunriseSaturday +Sunrise Saturday (+Josh Davis)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff Beddow +David D +Bill Wood +Tim Newton +Chandler L. Walker +Ronald Varley +Hamid Dastmalchi +Sylvia Ting)

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2016-02-06 10:34:22 (10 comments; 5 reshares; 111 +1s)Open 

Even the sun's wary of the angry sea

Not an ideal morning for photography today at Bronte Beach in Sydney's eastern suburbs. It was heavily overcast and very soon started raining. The sea was exceptionally angry and pounded the shore so I couldn't photograph anything at ground level as the waves were way above my head. Even at this point around 6 metres above ground level, I was constantly doused by sea spray and had to keep wiping my lens. Was soon feeling sticky and salt-laden! The sun didn't make an appearance but a golden glow appeared as shown here some time after scheduled sunrise.

#SunriseSaturday +Sunrise Saturday (+Josh Davis)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff... more »

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2016-02-09 12:56:52 (4 comments; 2 reshares; 23 +1s)Open 

Something's headed my way

The angry sea gives me a good spray before sunrise at Bronte Beach in Sydney's eastern suburbs.

#landscapearttuesday +LandscapeArtTuesday (+Christina Deubel)
#seatuesday +Sea Tuesday (+Julia Anna Gospodarou)
#BTPLandscapePro +BTP Landscape Pro (+Rinus Bakker +Nancy Dempsey +Nancy Dempsey)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff Beddow +David D +Bill Wood +Tim Newton +Chandler L. Walker +Ronald Varley +Hamid Dastmalchi +Sylvia Ting)

Something's headed my way

The angry sea gives me a good spray before sunrise at Bronte Beach in Sydney's eastern suburbs.

#landscapearttuesday +LandscapeArtTuesday (+Christina Deubel)
#seatuesday +Sea Tuesday (+Julia Anna Gospodarou)
#BTPLandscapePro +BTP Landscape Pro (+Rinus Bakker +Nancy Dempsey +Nancy Dempsey)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff Beddow +David D +Bill Wood +Tim Newton +Chandler L. Walker +Ronald Varley +Hamid Dastmalchi +Sylvia Ting)___

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2016-02-08 13:08:07 (4 comments; 2 reshares; 19 +1s)Open 

Did that fall from up there?

Northern end of Warriewood Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches) before dawn. Note the "Danger, falling rocks" sign.

#NatureMonday +NatureMonday (+Rolf Hicker +Kate Church)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#BTPLandscapePro +BTP Landscape Pro (+Rinus Bakker +Nancy Dempsey +Nancy Dempsey)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff Beddow +David D +Bill Wood +Tim Newton +Chandler L. Walker +Ronald Varley +Hamid Dastmalchi +Sylvia Ting)

Did that fall from up there?

Northern end of Warriewood Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches) before dawn. Note the "Danger, falling rocks" sign.

#NatureMonday +NatureMonday (+Rolf Hicker +Kate Church)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#BTPLandscapePro +BTP Landscape Pro (+Rinus Bakker +Nancy Dempsey +Nancy Dempsey)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff Beddow +David D +Bill Wood +Tim Newton +Chandler L. Walker +Ronald Varley +Hamid Dastmalchi +Sylvia Ting)___

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2016-02-07 02:52:53 (6 comments; 5 reshares; 25 +1s)Open 

Hints of pink

This was the moment the sun was supposed to rise but as can be seen here, all that is visible is hints of pink in the very overcast sky. The sea was ominously dark and rough with massive waves pummelling the rocks below me. You can see the rain bucketing down in the far distance at the horizon - it was raining where I was too (at Bronte Beach, Sydney eastern suburbs).

#beachsunday +Beach Sunday (+Ross Campbell)
#DawnOnSunday +Dawn On Sunday (+Ray Bilcliff +Sherry McBriar +Linda Stokes)
#skysunday +Sky Sunday - Photography Theme (+Patrick Scherkenbach +Randy Scherkenbach)
#SunSunday +Sun Sunday (+Shauna Dominguez +Greg Dominguez)
#sundaysubtlelandscapes +Sunday Sublte Landscapes (+Steve Sieren)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography... more »

Hints of pink

This was the moment the sun was supposed to rise but as can be seen here, all that is visible is hints of pink in the very overcast sky. The sea was ominously dark and rough with massive waves pummelling the rocks below me. You can see the rain bucketing down in the far distance at the horizon - it was raining where I was too (at Bronte Beach, Sydney eastern suburbs).

#beachsunday +Beach Sunday (+Ross Campbell)
#DawnOnSunday +Dawn On Sunday (+Ray Bilcliff +Sherry McBriar +Linda Stokes)
#skysunday +Sky Sunday - Photography Theme (+Patrick Scherkenbach +Randy Scherkenbach)
#SunSunday +Sun Sunday (+Shauna Dominguez +Greg Dominguez)
#sundaysubtlelandscapes +Sunday Sublte Landscapes (+Steve Sieren)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff Beddow +David D +Bill Wood +Tim Newton +Chandler L. Walker +Ronald Varley +Hamid Dastmalchi +Sylvia Ting)___

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2016-02-06 10:34:22 (10 comments; 5 reshares; 111 +1s)Open 

Even the sun's wary of the angry sea

Not an ideal morning for photography today at Bronte Beach in Sydney's eastern suburbs. It was heavily overcast and very soon started raining. The sea was exceptionally angry and pounded the shore so I couldn't photograph anything at ground level as the waves were way above my head. Even at this point around 6 metres above ground level, I was constantly doused by sea spray and had to keep wiping my lens. Was soon feeling sticky and salt-laden! The sun didn't make an appearance but a golden glow appeared as shown here some time after scheduled sunrise.

#SunriseSaturday +Sunrise Saturday (+Josh Davis)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff... more »

Even the sun's wary of the angry sea

Not an ideal morning for photography today at Bronte Beach in Sydney's eastern suburbs. It was heavily overcast and very soon started raining. The sea was exceptionally angry and pounded the shore so I couldn't photograph anything at ground level as the waves were way above my head. Even at this point around 6 metres above ground level, I was constantly doused by sea spray and had to keep wiping my lens. Was soon feeling sticky and salt-laden! The sun didn't make an appearance but a golden glow appeared as shown here some time after scheduled sunrise.

#SunriseSaturday +Sunrise Saturday (+Josh Davis)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff Beddow +David D +Bill Wood +Tim Newton +Chandler L. Walker +Ronald Varley +Hamid Dastmalchi +Sylvia Ting)___

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2016-02-01 12:11:09 (9 comments; 4 reshares; 33 +1s)Open 

Fingers of light

The sun bursts out skywards just after sunrise at Collaroy Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches)

#Mirrormonday +Mirrors and Reflections (+Gemma Costa +Rob Heron)
#moodymonday +Moody Monday (+Alen Ianni)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff Beddow +David D +Bill Wood +Tim Newton +Chandler L. Walker +Ronald Varley +Hamid Dastmalchi +Sylvia Ting)

Fingers of light

The sun bursts out skywards just after sunrise at Collaroy Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches)

#Mirrormonday +Mirrors and Reflections (+Gemma Costa +Rob Heron)
#moodymonday +Moody Monday (+Alen Ianni)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff Beddow +David D +Bill Wood +Tim Newton +Chandler L. Walker +Ronald Varley +Hamid Dastmalchi +Sylvia Ting)___

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2016-01-30 13:02:04 (12 comments; 22 reshares; 33 +1s)Open 

Orange

Just after sunrise at Warriewood Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches)

#SunriseSaturday +Sunrise Saturday (+Josh Davis)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff Beddow +David D +Bill Wood +Tim Newton +Chandler L. Walker +Ronald Varley +Hamid Dastmalchi +Sylvia Ting)

Orange

Just after sunrise at Warriewood Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches)

#SunriseSaturday +Sunrise Saturday (+Josh Davis)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff Beddow +David D +Bill Wood +Tim Newton +Chandler L. Walker +Ronald Varley +Hamid Dastmalchi +Sylvia Ting)___

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2016-01-27 12:27:54 (6 comments; 6 reshares; 27 +1s)Open 

Suppressed fury

First light at the northern end of Warriewood Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches). Very early on a cloudy and rainy Australia Day. 4 frame panorama.

#WeatherWednesday +Weather Wednesday (+Jason Borg )
#WideWednesdayPanorama +WideWednesdayPanorama (+Charles Lupica +Ken McMahon +Lucille Galleli)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff Beddow +David D +Bill Wood +Tim Newton +Chandler L. Walker +Ronald Varley +Hamid Dastmalchi +Sylvia Ting)
#BTPLandscapePro +BTP Landscape Pro (+Rinus Bakker +Nancy Dempsey +Nancy Dempsey)

Suppressed fury

First light at the northern end of Warriewood Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches). Very early on a cloudy and rainy Australia Day. 4 frame panorama.

#WeatherWednesday +Weather Wednesday (+Jason Borg )
#WideWednesdayPanorama +WideWednesdayPanorama (+Charles Lupica +Ken McMahon +Lucille Galleli)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff Beddow +David D +Bill Wood +Tim Newton +Chandler L. Walker +Ronald Varley +Hamid Dastmalchi +Sylvia Ting)
#BTPLandscapePro +BTP Landscape Pro (+Rinus Bakker +Nancy Dempsey +Nancy Dempsey)___

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2016-01-26 10:07:52 (7 comments; 3 reshares; 31 +1s)Open 

Hiding in plain sight

This Floury Baker (Aleeta curvicosta) cicada appeared to have deliberately chosen this table-cloth to land on when it was inside our house. It does blend in quite well. I decreased clarity and sharpness of the background slightly and increased the same for the cicada itself to make it stand out a little in this photograph. You can see how it got its name - the white sprinkled all over it does look like flour. Photographed with 3 speedlights; 13 frame focus stack

#macromonday (+Jeff Moreau +Sandra Parlow)
#hqspmacro +HQSP Macro ( +Stefanie Schächtel+Igor Schevchenko +Peter Marbaise +Evi Verstraeten +Anja Wessels)
#macroaddict +MacroAddict (+Sandrine Berjonneau +*)
#Macro4All +Macro4All (+Walter Soestbergen +Bill Urwin +Thomas Kirchen)
#macromaniacs +MacroManiacs (+Sandra Deichmann)
#naturephotography +* (+Grzegorz Piechowicz)more »

Hiding in plain sight

This Floury Baker (Aleeta curvicosta) cicada appeared to have deliberately chosen this table-cloth to land on when it was inside our house. It does blend in quite well. I decreased clarity and sharpness of the background slightly and increased the same for the cicada itself to make it stand out a little in this photograph. You can see how it got its name - the white sprinkled all over it does look like flour. Photographed with 3 speedlights; 13 frame focus stack

#macromonday (+Jeff Moreau +Sandra Parlow)
#hqspmacro +HQSP Macro ( +Stefanie Schächtel+Igor Schevchenko +Peter Marbaise +Evi Verstraeten +Anja Wessels)
#macroaddict +MacroAddict (+Sandrine Berjonneau +*)
#Macro4All +Macro4All (+Walter Soestbergen +Bill Urwin +Thomas Kirchen)
#macromaniacs +MacroManiacs (+Sandra Deichmann)
#naturephotography +* (+Grzegorz Piechowicz)
#BugsEveryday +BugsEveryday (+Chris Mallory)___

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2016-01-24 12:51:04 (8 comments; 3 reshares; 28 +1s)Open 

Velcro grip

This cicada came and landed on my shirt so I walked indoors to photograph it. Slipped a piece of paper under it once I had it off my shirt. Discovered that it had a velcro-like grip on my shirt and had to very gently use the edge of the paper to get it to slowly relinquish its grip. Was very cooperative once on the paper and allowed me to shoot a focus stack sequence without moving much. Got a high-key type shot with 3 speedlights. 8 frame focus stack.

Update: I think this one is a Floury Baker (Aleeta curvicosta).

#hqspmacro +HQSP Macro ( +Stefanie Schächtel+Igor Schevchenko +Peter Marbaise +Evi Verstraeten +Anja Wessels)
#macroaddict +MacroAddict (+Sandrine Berjonneau +*****)
#Macro4All +Macro4All (+Walter Soestbergen +Bill Urwin +Thomas Kirchen)
#macromaniacs +MacroManiacs (+Sandra Deichmann)
#naturephotography +***** (+Grzegorz... more »

Velcro grip

This cicada came and landed on my shirt so I walked indoors to photograph it. Slipped a piece of paper under it once I had it off my shirt. Discovered that it had a velcro-like grip on my shirt and had to very gently use the edge of the paper to get it to slowly relinquish its grip. Was very cooperative once on the paper and allowed me to shoot a focus stack sequence without moving much. Got a high-key type shot with 3 speedlights. 8 frame focus stack.

Update: I think this one is a Floury Baker (Aleeta curvicosta).

#hqspmacro +HQSP Macro ( +Stefanie Schächtel+Igor Schevchenko +Peter Marbaise +Evi Verstraeten +Anja Wessels)
#macroaddict +MacroAddict (+Sandrine Berjonneau +*****)
#Macro4All +Macro4All (+Walter Soestbergen +Bill Urwin +Thomas Kirchen)
#macromaniacs +MacroManiacs (+Sandra Deichmann)
#naturephotography +***** (+Grzegorz Piechowicz)
#BugsEveryday +BugsEveryday (+Chris Mallory)___

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2016-01-18 13:32:52 (9 comments; 5 reshares; 19 +1s)Open 

Return of the sun

The clouds are suffused with intense light as the sun attempts to break through at sunrise at Bilgola Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches).

#Mirrormonday +Mirrors and Reflections (+Gemma Costa +Rob Heron)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff Beddow +David D +Bill Wood +Tim Newton +Chandler L. Walker +Ronald Varley +Hamid Dastmalchi +Sylvia Ting)

Return of the sun

The clouds are suffused with intense light as the sun attempts to break through at sunrise at Bilgola Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches).

#Mirrormonday +Mirrors and Reflections (+Gemma Costa +Rob Heron)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff Beddow +David D +Bill Wood +Tim Newton +Chandler L. Walker +Ronald Varley +Hamid Dastmalchi +Sylvia Ting)___

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2016-01-17 14:09:03 (3 comments; 2 reshares; 17 +1s)Open 

Morning has begun

First light at Bilgola Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches) early today. It started raining as I got to the beach before I had taken a single shot and I hurriedly had to slip rain covers on to my camera and backpack.

#beachsunday +Beach Sunday (+Ross Campbell)
#DawnOnSunday +Dawn On Sunday (+Ray Bilcliff +Sherry McBriar +Linda Stokes)
#skysunday +Sky Sunday - Photography Theme (+Patrick Scherkenbach +Randy Scherkenbach)
#SunSunday +Sun Sunday (+Shauna Dominguez +Greg Dominguez)
#sundaysubtlelandscapes +Sunday Sublte Landscapes (+Steve Sieren)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff Beddow +David D +Bill Wood +Tim Newton +Chandler L. Walker +Ronald Varley +Hamid... more »

Morning has begun

First light at Bilgola Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches) early today. It started raining as I got to the beach before I had taken a single shot and I hurriedly had to slip rain covers on to my camera and backpack.

#beachsunday +Beach Sunday (+Ross Campbell)
#DawnOnSunday +Dawn On Sunday (+Ray Bilcliff +Sherry McBriar +Linda Stokes)
#skysunday +Sky Sunday - Photography Theme (+Patrick Scherkenbach +Randy Scherkenbach)
#SunSunday +Sun Sunday (+Shauna Dominguez +Greg Dominguez)
#sundaysubtlelandscapes +Sunday Sublte Landscapes (+Steve Sieren)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff Beddow +David D +Bill Wood +Tim Newton +Chandler L. Walker +Ronald Varley +Hamid Dastmalchi +Sylvia Ting)___

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2016-01-16 12:27:56 (2 comments; 0 reshares; 16 +1s)Open 

Explorer of the Seas

Long Exposure of a cruise ship moored within Sydney Harbour, taken from just above the lighthouse at Cremorne Point.

#longexposurethursday +LongExposure Thursday (+Francesco Gola +Luca Gerardi)
#nauticalwednesday +NauticalWednesday (+StPaul Herrmann +Dale C +*)

Explorer of the Seas

Long Exposure of a cruise ship moored within Sydney Harbour, taken from just above the lighthouse at Cremorne Point.

#longexposurethursday +LongExposure Thursday (+Francesco Gola +Luca Gerardi)
#nauticalwednesday +NauticalWednesday (+StPaul Herrmann +Dale C +*)___

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2016-01-15 14:00:39 (3 comments; 1 reshares; 19 +1s)Open 

Just cameras before dawn

The only people before dawn at Collaroy Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches) on this day were three photographers (including myself). 4 frame panorama. Best viewed full screen.

#MonochromeArtyClub +Monochrome Arty Club (+abhishek chamaria
+JR Snyder Jr +June Penn +Seth Mayer +Steve Tang)
#allThingsBlackandWhite #AllThingsMonochrome +All Things Monochrome (+Charles Lupica)
#hqspmonochrome +HQSP Monochrome (+Luis Vivanco S. +Оксана Крысюкова +Nader El Assy +Howard Salmon +tri rini nuringtyas +Giuseppe Petruzzella)
#10000photographersBWmonochrome +10000 Photographers BW (+Robert SKREINER +Victor Westerhout)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm+Jeff Beddow +... more »

Just cameras before dawn

The only people before dawn at Collaroy Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches) on this day were three photographers (including myself). 4 frame panorama. Best viewed full screen.

#MonochromeArtyClub +Monochrome Arty Club (+abhishek chamaria
+JR Snyder Jr +June Penn +Seth Mayer +Steve Tang)
#allThingsBlackandWhite #AllThingsMonochrome +All Things Monochrome (+Charles Lupica)
#hqspmonochrome +HQSP Monochrome (+Luis Vivanco S. +Оксана Крысюкова +Nader El Assy +Howard Salmon +tri rini nuringtyas +Giuseppe Petruzzella)
#10000photographersBWmonochrome +10000 Photographers BW (+Robert SKREINER +Victor Westerhout)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff Beddow +David D +Bill Wood +Tim Newton +Chandler L. Walker +Ronald Varley +Hamid Dastmalchi +Sylvia Ting)___

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2016-01-12 13:43:17 (5 comments; 3 reshares; 26 +1s)Open 

Sending away the spirits of darkness

The sun fights to get through the clouds. Looking eastwards before sunrise at Collaroy Beach with Fisherman's Beach in the middle ground right and Long Reef headland in the background.

#landscapearttuesday +LandscapeArtTuesday (+Christina Deubel)
#seatuesday +Sea Tuesday (+Julia Anna Gospodarou)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff Beddow +David D +Bill Wood +Tim Newton +Chandler L. Walker +Ronald Varley +Hamid Dastmalchi +Sylvia Ting)

Sending away the spirits of darkness

The sun fights to get through the clouds. Looking eastwards before sunrise at Collaroy Beach with Fisherman's Beach in the middle ground right and Long Reef headland in the background.

#landscapearttuesday +LandscapeArtTuesday (+Christina Deubel)
#seatuesday +Sea Tuesday (+Julia Anna Gospodarou)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff Beddow +David D +Bill Wood +Tim Newton +Chandler L. Walker +Ronald Varley +Hamid Dastmalchi +Sylvia Ting)___

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2016-01-11 13:42:14 (8 comments; 6 reshares; 25 +1s)Open 

Waiting for the sun

The rockpool at Collaroy Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches) after first light but before sunrise.

#Mirrormonday +Mirrors and Reflections (+Gemma Costa +Rob Heron)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff Beddow +David D +Bill Wood +Tim Newton +Chandler L. Walker +Ronald Varley +Hamid Dastmalchi +Sylvia Ting)

Waiting for the sun

The rockpool at Collaroy Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches) after first light but before sunrise.

#Mirrormonday +Mirrors and Reflections (+Gemma Costa +Rob Heron)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff Beddow +David D +Bill Wood +Tim Newton +Chandler L. Walker +Ronald Varley +Hamid Dastmalchi +Sylvia Ting)___

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2016-01-07 13:52:00 (5 comments; 1 reshares; 11 +1s)Open 

Fore!

Part of the Coast Golf Club at Little Bay (south-east Sydney) is atop the cliffs and stretch almost to the tip of the headland. This is an 8 frame panorama and contains quite some detail which can be seen by zooming in, such as the golfers near top left, a lone fisherman bottom right, many more fishermen near him to the left, another lone fisherman near the water below the golfers on the left, and some golfers next to the net near top right.

#coastalthursday +Coastal Thursday (+David Polzine +Jon Kahn)
#thirstythursdaypics (+Giuseppe Basile +Mark Esguerra)
#WideWednesdayPanorama +WideWednesdayPanorama (+Charles Lupica +Ken McMahon +Lucille Galleli)

Fore!

Part of the Coast Golf Club at Little Bay (south-east Sydney) is atop the cliffs and stretch almost to the tip of the headland. This is an 8 frame panorama and contains quite some detail which can be seen by zooming in, such as the golfers near top left, a lone fisherman bottom right, many more fishermen near him to the left, another lone fisherman near the water below the golfers on the left, and some golfers next to the net near top right.

#coastalthursday +Coastal Thursday (+David Polzine +Jon Kahn)
#thirstythursdaypics (+Giuseppe Basile +Mark Esguerra)
#WideWednesdayPanorama +WideWednesdayPanorama (+Charles Lupica +Ken McMahon +Lucille Galleli)___

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2016-01-05 14:13:33 (5 comments; 1 reshares; 15 +1s)Open 

Game with a view

Little Bay and the Coast Golf Club atop the cliffs (south-east Sydney) soon after sunrise.

#seatuesday +Sea Tuesday (+Julia Anna Gospodarou)
#landscapearttuesday +LandscapeArtTuesday (+Christina Deubel)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff Beddow +David D +Bill Wood +Tim Newton +Chandler L. Walker +Ronald Varley +Hamid Dastmalchi +Sylvia Ting)

Game with a view

Little Bay and the Coast Golf Club atop the cliffs (south-east Sydney) soon after sunrise.

#seatuesday +Sea Tuesday (+Julia Anna Gospodarou)
#landscapearttuesday +LandscapeArtTuesday (+Christina Deubel)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff Beddow +David D +Bill Wood +Tim Newton +Chandler L. Walker +Ronald Varley +Hamid Dastmalchi +Sylvia Ting)___

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2016-01-02 15:48:32 (8 comments; 5 reshares; 29 +1s)Open 

The way to start a day

This was the scene that greeted me when I got to Little Bay (south-east Sydney) just after first light today. The sun had not risen yet and for a very short time, the sky put on a beautiful colourful display. 3 frame panorama.

#EarthPatternSaturday +Earth Pattern Saturday (+Annette Gretler +Beat Gretler)
#StoneSaturday +* (+Jen Baptist)
#SunriseSaturday +Sunrise Saturday (+Josh Davis)
#beachsunday +Beach Sunday (+Ross Campbell)
#DawnOnSunday +Dawn On Sunday (+Ray Bilcliff +Sherry McBriar +Linda Stokes)
#skysunday +Sky Sunday - Photography Theme (+Patrick Scherkenbach +Randy Scherkenbach)
#SunSunday +Sun Sunday (+Shauna Dominguez +Greg Dominguez)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography... more »

The way to start a day

This was the scene that greeted me when I got to Little Bay (south-east Sydney) just after first light today. The sun had not risen yet and for a very short time, the sky put on a beautiful colourful display. 3 frame panorama.

#EarthPatternSaturday +Earth Pattern Saturday (+Annette Gretler +Beat Gretler)
#StoneSaturday +* (+Jen Baptist)
#SunriseSaturday +Sunrise Saturday (+Josh Davis)
#beachsunday +Beach Sunday (+Ross Campbell)
#DawnOnSunday +Dawn On Sunday (+Ray Bilcliff +Sherry McBriar +Linda Stokes)
#skysunday +Sky Sunday - Photography Theme (+Patrick Scherkenbach +Randy Scherkenbach)
#SunSunday +Sun Sunday (+Shauna Dominguez +Greg Dominguez)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff Beddow +David D +Bill Wood +Tim Newton +Chandler L. Walker +Ronald Varley +Hamid Dastmalchi +Sylvia Ting)___

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2015-12-29 09:29:24 (6 comments; 15 reshares; 22 +1s)Open 

Can't walk around now

Looking south after sunset and just before last light at Turimetta Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches) on Christmas day. The tide was rising and the rock shelf where I was a little while ago was now submerged. At low tide, one can walk in the intertidal zone around the headland to the rockpool at North Narrabeen, but not at this time.

#landscapearttuesday +LandscapeArtTuesday (+Christina Deubel)
#seatuesday +Sea Tuesday (+Julia Anna Gospodarou)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff Beddow +David D +Bill Wood +Tim Newton +Chandler L. Walker +Ronald Varley +Hamid Dastmalchi +Sylvia Ting)

Can't walk around now

Looking south after sunset and just before last light at Turimetta Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches) on Christmas day. The tide was rising and the rock shelf where I was a little while ago was now submerged. At low tide, one can walk in the intertidal zone around the headland to the rockpool at North Narrabeen, but not at this time.

#landscapearttuesday +LandscapeArtTuesday (+Christina Deubel)
#seatuesday +Sea Tuesday (+Julia Anna Gospodarou)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff Beddow +David D +Bill Wood +Tim Newton +Chandler L. Walker +Ronald Varley +Hamid Dastmalchi +Sylvia Ting)___

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2015-12-28 10:35:23 (9 comments; 3 reshares; 33 +1s)Open 

Silent night

The rare occurrence of a full moon on Christmas day. This was taken at Turimetta Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches) soon after moonrise. The moon kept hiding behind the dense cloud cover and yet it was bright enough to illuminate the entire scene - this beach has no other lights. Wasn't exactly a great night for photography here - the clouds, it was raining, and high tide. I was perched on this rock shelf and I had water on all sides and washing over the rock - not dangerously but another thing to watch out for.

#minimalmonday (+Olivier Du Tré)
#moodymonday +Moody Monday (+Philip Daly +CJ Oliver)
#moonmondays (+Stephen Krieg +SyLvAiN RoUx)
#moonlitmonday (+Mark Upfield)
#moonrisemonday (+Stephen Krieg) 

Silent night

The rare occurrence of a full moon on Christmas day. This was taken at Turimetta Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches) soon after moonrise. The moon kept hiding behind the dense cloud cover and yet it was bright enough to illuminate the entire scene - this beach has no other lights. Wasn't exactly a great night for photography here - the clouds, it was raining, and high tide. I was perched on this rock shelf and I had water on all sides and washing over the rock - not dangerously but another thing to watch out for.

#minimalmonday (+Olivier Du Tré)
#moodymonday +Moody Monday (+Philip Daly +CJ Oliver)
#moonmondays (+Stephen Krieg +SyLvAiN RoUx)
#moonlitmonday (+Mark Upfield)
#moonrisemonday (+Stephen Krieg) ___

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2015-12-27 10:50:10 (4 comments; 1 reshares; 24 +1s)Open 

There's a feeling I get when I look to the west (but this is not it)

The colours of sunset are also seen when looking to the east. Sunset on Christmas day at Turimetta Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches).

https://flic.kr/p/C7FR3C
https://500px.com/photo/133652771/there-s-a-feeling-i-get-when-i-look-to-the-west-but-this-is-not-it-by-tarun-bhushan

#SunsetSaturday +Sunset Saturday (+Dennis Hoffbuhr)
#beachsunday +Beach Sunday (+Ross Campbell)
#skysunday +Sky Sunday - Photography Theme (+Patrick Scherkenbach +Randy Scherkenbach)
#sundaysubtlelandscapes +Sunday Sublte Landscapes (+Steve Sieren)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff Beddow +David D +Bill Wood +Tim... more »

There's a feeling I get when I look to the west (but this is not it)

The colours of sunset are also seen when looking to the east. Sunset on Christmas day at Turimetta Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches).

https://flic.kr/p/C7FR3C
https://500px.com/photo/133652771/there-s-a-feeling-i-get-when-i-look-to-the-west-but-this-is-not-it-by-tarun-bhushan

#SunsetSaturday +Sunset Saturday (+Dennis Hoffbuhr)
#beachsunday +Beach Sunday (+Ross Campbell)
#skysunday +Sky Sunday - Photography Theme (+Patrick Scherkenbach +Randy Scherkenbach)
#sundaysubtlelandscapes +Sunday Sublte Landscapes (+Steve Sieren)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff Beddow +David D +Bill Wood +Tim Newton +Chandler L. Walker +Ronald Varley +Hamid Dastmalchi +Sylvia Ting)___

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2015-12-24 08:23:16 (2 comments; 2 reshares; 27 +1s)Open 

Splash the sun

Sunrise at Avalon Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches)

#coastalthursday +Coastal Thursday (+David Polzine +Jon Kahn)
#thirstythursdaypics (+Giuseppe Basile +Mark Esguerra)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff Beddow +David D +Bill Wood +Tim Newton +Chandler L. Walker +Ronald Varley +Hamid Dastmalchi +Sylvia Ting)

Splash the sun

Sunrise at Avalon Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches)

#coastalthursday +Coastal Thursday (+David Polzine +Jon Kahn)
#thirstythursdaypics (+Giuseppe Basile +Mark Esguerra)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff Beddow +David D +Bill Wood +Tim Newton +Chandler L. Walker +Ronald Varley +Hamid Dastmalchi +Sylvia Ting)___

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2015-12-22 11:51:09 (6 comments; 9 reshares; 42 +1s)Open 

Where there's fire, the sun will follow

(Best viewed full screen). Before sunrise at the southern end of Avalon Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches). Not quite evident here but there was quite a swell. When I got there, I placed my backpack where I thought it was high and dry and started setting up my gear. Of course, right after that there was a big wave that came right up and some seawater got into the bag. Had to scramble and dry off things. 4 frame panorama.

#landscapearttuesday +LandscapeArtTuesday (+Christina Deubel)
#seatuesday +Sea Tuesday (+Julia Anna Gospodarou)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff Beddow +David D +Bill Wood +Tim Newton +Chandler L. Walker +Ronald Varley +Hamid... more »

Where there's fire, the sun will follow

(Best viewed full screen). Before sunrise at the southern end of Avalon Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches). Not quite evident here but there was quite a swell. When I got there, I placed my backpack where I thought it was high and dry and started setting up my gear. Of course, right after that there was a big wave that came right up and some seawater got into the bag. Had to scramble and dry off things. 4 frame panorama.

#landscapearttuesday +LandscapeArtTuesday (+Christina Deubel)
#seatuesday +Sea Tuesday (+Julia Anna Gospodarou)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff Beddow +David D +Bill Wood +Tim Newton +Chandler L. Walker +Ronald Varley +Hamid Dastmalchi +Sylvia Ting)___

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2015-12-19 13:12:09 (5 comments; 6 reshares; 22 +1s)Open 

War and peace

The angry sea unleashes its strength against the cliffs south of Curl Curl Beach in Sydney's Northern Beaches area.

Flickr: https://flic.kr/p/BnEw2q

500px: https://500px.com/photo/132820263/war-and-peace-by-tarun-bhushan

#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff Beddow +David D +Bill Wood +Tim Newton +Chandler L. Walker +Ronald Varley +Hamid Dastmalchi +Sylvia Ting)

War and peace

The angry sea unleashes its strength against the cliffs south of Curl Curl Beach in Sydney's Northern Beaches area.

Flickr: https://flic.kr/p/BnEw2q

500px: https://500px.com/photo/132820263/war-and-peace-by-tarun-bhushan

#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Dave Gaylord +Eric Drumm +Jeff Beddow +David D +Bill Wood +Tim Newton +Chandler L. Walker +Ronald Varley +Hamid Dastmalchi +Sylvia Ting)___

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2015-12-15 12:20:38 (10 comments; 1 reshares; 14 +1s)Open 

Deadly

Rock fishing has been identified as Australia's deadliest "sport", yet fishermen often go out alone, can't swim, don't wear life jackets yet acknowledge that a large wave sweeping them off their feet could result in death.

http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/rock-fishing-is-australia8217s-deadliest-sport/story-fni0cx12-1226737099411

#seatuesday +Sea Tuesday (+Julia Anna Gospodarou)

Deadly

Rock fishing has been identified as Australia's deadliest "sport", yet fishermen often go out alone, can't swim, don't wear life jackets yet acknowledge that a large wave sweeping them off their feet could result in death.

http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/rock-fishing-is-australia8217s-deadliest-sport/story-fni0cx12-1226737099411

#seatuesday +Sea Tuesday (+Julia Anna Gospodarou)___

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2015-12-14 13:39:08 (8 comments; 4 reshares; 21 +1s)Open 

Time for a dip

Curl Curl Beach as seen from South Curl Curl just after sunrise. 3 frame panorama.

#mossymonday (+Dan Bowden)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Kevin Rowe +Toshi Nakamura +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow +Krzysztof Hanusiak +Dennis Hoffbuhr +Dave Gaylord +Doug Hagadorn +Eric Drumm +RJ Wilner)

Time for a dip

Curl Curl Beach as seen from South Curl Curl just after sunrise. 3 frame panorama.

#mossymonday (+Dan Bowden)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Leo Schubert +David D +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Kevin Rowe +Toshi Nakamura +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow +Krzysztof Hanusiak +Dennis Hoffbuhr +Dave Gaylord +Doug Hagadorn +Eric Drumm +RJ Wilner)___

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2015-12-13 12:56:13 (12 comments; 15 reshares; 37 +1s)Open 

And so begins another story

Sunrise at the rockpool at South Curl Curl Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches)

#beachsunday +Beach Sunday (+Ross Campbell)
#DawnOnSunday +Dawn On Sunday (+Ray Bilcliff +Sherry McBriar +Linda Stokes)
#mycitysunday +My City Sunday (+Carra Riley +Sally Weatherley)
#skysunday +Sky Sunday - Photography Theme (+Patrick Scherkenbach +Randy Scherkenbach)
#SunSunday +Sun Sunday (+Shauna Dominguez +Greg Dominguez)
#sundaysubtlelandscapes +Sunday Sublte Landscapes (+Steve Sieren)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Nader El Assy +Craig Loxley +Michael Garza +Leo Schubert +David D +Jesse Martineau +Mike Hankey)
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And so begins another story

Sunrise at the rockpool at South Curl Curl Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches)

#beachsunday +Beach Sunday (+Ross Campbell)
#DawnOnSunday +Dawn On Sunday (+Ray Bilcliff +Sherry McBriar +Linda Stokes)
#mycitysunday +My City Sunday (+Carra Riley +Sally Weatherley)
#skysunday +Sky Sunday - Photography Theme (+Patrick Scherkenbach +Randy Scherkenbach)
#SunSunday +Sun Sunday (+Shauna Dominguez +Greg Dominguez)
#sundaysubtlelandscapes +Sunday Sublte Landscapes (+Steve Sieren)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Nader El Assy +Craig Loxley +Michael Garza +Leo Schubert +David D +Jesse Martineau +Mike Hankey)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Kevin Rowe +Toshi Nakamura +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow +Krzysztof Hanusiak +Dennis Hoffbuhr +Dave Gaylord +Doug Hagadorn +Eric Drumm +RJ Wilner)___

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2015-12-12 12:22:43 (7 comments; 6 reshares; 38 +1s)Open 

Pointing to where the sun will rise

The magical time between first light and sunrise today at the rockpool at South Curl Curl Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches).

#beachsunday +Beach Sunday (+Ross Campbell)
#DawnOnSunday +Dawn On Sunday (+Ray Bilcliff +Sherry McBriar +Linda Stokes)
#skysunday +Sky Sunday - Photography Theme (+Patrick Scherkenbach +Randy Scherkenbach)
#SunSunday +Sun Sunday (+Shauna Dominguez +Greg Dominguez)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Nader El Assy +Craig Loxley +Michael Garza +Leo Schubert +David D +Jesse Martineau +Mike Hankey)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Kevin Rowe +Toshi Nakamura +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow +Krzysztof Hanusiak +Dennis Hoffbuhr +Dave Gaylord +Doug Hagadorn +Eric Drumm +RJ Wilner)

Pointing to where the sun will rise

The magical time between first light and sunrise today at the rockpool at South Curl Curl Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches).

#beachsunday +Beach Sunday (+Ross Campbell)
#DawnOnSunday +Dawn On Sunday (+Ray Bilcliff +Sherry McBriar +Linda Stokes)
#skysunday +Sky Sunday - Photography Theme (+Patrick Scherkenbach +Randy Scherkenbach)
#SunSunday +Sun Sunday (+Shauna Dominguez +Greg Dominguez)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Nader El Assy +Craig Loxley +Michael Garza +Leo Schubert +David D +Jesse Martineau +Mike Hankey)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Kevin Rowe +Toshi Nakamura +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow +Krzysztof Hanusiak +Dennis Hoffbuhr +Dave Gaylord +Doug Hagadorn +Eric Drumm +RJ Wilner)___

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2015-12-08 13:01:23 (3 comments; 2 reshares; 20 +1s)Open 

Solitary man

Maroubra Beach in Sydney's south eastern suburbs at sunrise.

#landscapearttuesday +LandscapeArtTuesday (+Christina Deubel)
#seatuesday +Sea Tuesday (+Julia Anna Gospodarou)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Nader El Assy +Craig Loxley +Michael Garza +Leo Schubert +David D +Jesse Martineau +Mike Hankey)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Kevin Rowe +Toshi Nakamura +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow +Krzysztof Hanusiak +Dennis Hoffbuhr +Dave Gaylord +Doug Hagadorn +Eric Drumm +RJ Wilner)

Solitary man

Maroubra Beach in Sydney's south eastern suburbs at sunrise.

#landscapearttuesday +LandscapeArtTuesday (+Christina Deubel)
#seatuesday +Sea Tuesday (+Julia Anna Gospodarou)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Nader El Assy +Craig Loxley +Michael Garza +Leo Schubert +David D +Jesse Martineau +Mike Hankey)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Kevin Rowe +Toshi Nakamura +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow +Krzysztof Hanusiak +Dennis Hoffbuhr +Dave Gaylord +Doug Hagadorn +Eric Drumm +RJ Wilner)___

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2015-12-06 13:48:20 (9 comments; 3 reshares; 22 +1s)Open 

Just watch it happen

Before sunrise today at the northern end of Maroubra Beach in Sydney's south-eastern suburbs.

#beachsunday +Beach Sunday (+Ross Campbell)
#DawnOnSunday +Dawn On Sunday (+Ray Bilcliff +Sherry McBriar +Linda Stokes)
#skysunday +Sky Sunday - Photography Theme (+Patrick Scherkenbach +Randy Scherkenbach)
#SunSunday +Sun Sunday (+Shauna Dominguez +Greg Dominguez)
#sundaysubtlelandscapes +Sunday Sublte Landscapes (+Steve Sieren)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Nader El Assy +Craig Loxley +Michael Garza +Leo Schubert +David D +Jesse Martineau +Mike Hankey)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Kevin Rowe +Toshi Nakamura +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow +Krzysztof Hanusiak +Dennis Hoffbuhr +Dave Gaylord +Doug Hagadorn +Eric Drumm +RJ Wilner)

Just watch it happen

Before sunrise today at the northern end of Maroubra Beach in Sydney's south-eastern suburbs.

#beachsunday +Beach Sunday (+Ross Campbell)
#DawnOnSunday +Dawn On Sunday (+Ray Bilcliff +Sherry McBriar +Linda Stokes)
#skysunday +Sky Sunday - Photography Theme (+Patrick Scherkenbach +Randy Scherkenbach)
#SunSunday +Sun Sunday (+Shauna Dominguez +Greg Dominguez)
#sundaysubtlelandscapes +Sunday Sublte Landscapes (+Steve Sieren)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Nader El Assy +Craig Loxley +Michael Garza +Leo Schubert +David D +Jesse Martineau +Mike Hankey)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Kevin Rowe +Toshi Nakamura +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow +Krzysztof Hanusiak +Dennis Hoffbuhr +Dave Gaylord +Doug Hagadorn +Eric Drumm +RJ Wilner)___

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2015-12-06 09:34:22 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 11 +1s)Open 

People of the Climate March - Portrait 10

Portrait at the People's Climate March at Sydney's Domain on Nov 29, 2015. #peoplesclimate

People of the Climate March - Portrait 10

Portrait at the People's Climate March at Sydney's Domain on Nov 29, 2015. #peoplesclimate___

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2015-12-05 08:28:08 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 7 +1s)Open 

People of the Climate March - Portrait 9

Portrait at the People's Climate March at Sydney's Domain on Nov 29, 2015. #peoplesclimate

People of the Climate March - Portrait 9

Portrait at the People's Climate March at Sydney's Domain on Nov 29, 2015. #peoplesclimate___

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2015-12-04 12:36:55 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 7 +1s)Open 

People of the Climate March - Portrait 8

Portrait at the People's Climate March at Sydney's Domain on Nov 29, 2015. #peoplesclimate

People of the Climate March - Portrait 8

Portrait at the People's Climate March at Sydney's Domain on Nov 29, 2015. #peoplesclimate___

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2015-12-04 12:35:40 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 12 +1s)Open 

People of the Climate March - Portrait 7

Portrait at the People's Climate March at Sydney's Domain on Nov 29, 2015. #peoplesclimate

People of the Climate March - Portrait 7

Portrait at the People's Climate March at Sydney's Domain on Nov 29, 2015. #peoplesclimate___

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2015-12-03 13:22:15 (11 comments; 1 reshares; 14 +1s)Open 

People of the Climate March - Portrait 6

Portrait at the People's Climate March at Sydney's Domain on Nov 29, 2015. #peoplesclimate

People of the Climate March - Portrait 6

Portrait at the People's Climate March at Sydney's Domain on Nov 29, 2015. #peoplesclimate___

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2015-12-02 13:17:24 (8 comments; 1 reshares; 21 +1s)Open 

People of the Climate March - Portrait 5

Portrait at the People's Climate March at Sydney's Domain on Nov 29, 2015. #peoplesclimate

People of the Climate March - Portrait 5

Portrait at the People's Climate March at Sydney's Domain on Nov 29, 2015. #peoplesclimate___

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2015-12-01 13:52:57 (3 comments; 0 reshares; 9 +1s)Open 

People of the Climate March - Portrait 4

Portrait at the People's Climate March at Sydney's Domain on Nov 29, 2015. #peoplesclimate

People of the Climate March - Portrait 4

Portrait at the People's Climate March at Sydney's Domain on Nov 29, 2015. #peoplesclimate___

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2015-12-01 12:59:00 (4 comments; 0 reshares; 15 +1s)Open 

People of the Climate March - Portrait 3

Portrait at the People's Climate March at Sydney's Domain on Nov 29, 2015. #peoplesclimate

People of the Climate March - Portrait 3

Portrait at the People's Climate March at Sydney's Domain on Nov 29, 2015. #peoplesclimate___

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2015-12-01 12:15:19 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 11 +1s)Open 

People of the Climate March - Portrait 2

Portrait at the People's Climate March at Sydney's Domain on Nov 29, 2015. #peoplesclimate

People of the Climate March - Portrait 2

Portrait at the People's Climate March at Sydney's Domain on Nov 29, 2015. #peoplesclimate___

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2015-11-30 13:43:54 (4 comments; 0 reshares; 13 +1s)Open 

People of the Climate March - Portrait 1

A gentleman at the People's Climate March at Sydney's Domain on Nov 29, 2015. He had a "Combat Climate Change" sign around his neck. #peoplesclimate

People of the Climate March - Portrait 1

A gentleman at the People's Climate March at Sydney's Domain on Nov 29, 2015. He had a "Combat Climate Change" sign around his neck. #peoplesclimate___

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2015-11-30 12:43:24 (4 comments; 1 reshares; 13 +1s)Open 

People of the Climate March - First Peoples

One of the first things to kick off Sydney's People's Climate March at the Domain on November 29, 2015 - a dance by the Aboriginal People of this region. #peoplesclimate

People of the Climate March - First Peoples

One of the first things to kick off Sydney's People's Climate March at the Domain on November 29, 2015 - a dance by the Aboriginal People of this region. #peoplesclimate___

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2015-11-28 11:42:44 (3 comments; 2 reshares; 26 +1s)Open 

Hello, good bug

Somehow, this Green Lacewing (Order Neuroptera, family Chrysopidae - ID'ing the species is difficult as there are so many and they look similar) found its way into our house. I would have liked to have focus stacked this to highlight the beautiful wing pattern (which is why it is called lace-wing) but it was near the ceiling and standing on a stool on tip-toes, speedlight in one hand and camera in the other, a single shot was the best I could do. Would have liked a second light on the right to get rid of the shadow but couldn't.

Lacewings are very good bugs to have - they are prolific predators of pests that destroy garden plants, so much so that they are sold for the purpose.

#hqspmacro +HQSP Macro (+Terrie Gray +Stefanie Schächtel +Igor Schevchenko +Ernest Fdez. +Thies Groden)
#macroaddict +MacroAddict (+Sandrine Berjonneau +Didier... more »

Hello, good bug

Somehow, this Green Lacewing (Order Neuroptera, family Chrysopidae - ID'ing the species is difficult as there are so many and they look similar) found its way into our house. I would have liked to have focus stacked this to highlight the beautiful wing pattern (which is why it is called lace-wing) but it was near the ceiling and standing on a stool on tip-toes, speedlight in one hand and camera in the other, a single shot was the best I could do. Would have liked a second light on the right to get rid of the shadow but couldn't.

Lacewings are very good bugs to have - they are prolific predators of pests that destroy garden plants, so much so that they are sold for the purpose.

#hqspmacro +HQSP Macro (+Terrie Gray +Stefanie Schächtel +Igor Schevchenko +Ernest Fdez. +Thies Groden)
#macroaddict +MacroAddict (+Sandrine Berjonneau +Didier Caron)
#Macro4All +Macro4All (+Walter Soestbergen +Bill Urwin +Thomas Kirchen)
#macromaniacs +MacroManiacs (+Sandra Deichmann)
#BugsEveryday +BugsEveryday (+Chris Mallory)___

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2015-11-25 12:17:30 (13 comments; 4 reshares; 26 +1s)Open 

Pensive

Julia. Single light left 45 degree behind. Shoot-through reflector. Wide open telephoto. Fairy-lights bokeh.

#hqspportraits +HQSP Portraits (+Heiko Köster +Ryan Ottaway Martin)
#portraittuesday +PortraitTuesday (+Laura Balc +Tana Teel)

Pensive

Julia. Single light left 45 degree behind. Shoot-through reflector. Wide open telephoto. Fairy-lights bokeh.

#hqspportraits +HQSP Portraits (+Heiko Köster +Ryan Ottaway Martin)
#portraittuesday +PortraitTuesday (+Laura Balc +Tana Teel)___

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2015-11-24 13:41:55 (8 comments; 3 reshares; 21 +1s)Open 

Outward bound

Long exposure shot of Freshwater Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches) just after sunrise.

#landscapearttuesday +LandscapeArtTuesday (+Christina Deubel)
#mytowntuesday (+Melanie Kintz +Jamie Furlong)
#seatuesday +Sea Tuesday (+Julia Anna Gospodarou)
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Outward bound

Long exposure shot of Freshwater Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches) just after sunrise.

#landscapearttuesday +LandscapeArtTuesday (+Christina Deubel)
#mytowntuesday (+Melanie Kintz +Jamie Furlong)
#seatuesday +Sea Tuesday (+Julia Anna Gospodarou)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Nader El Assy +Craig Loxley +Michael Garza +Leo Schubert +David D +Jesse Martineau +Mike Hankey)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Kevin Rowe +Toshi Nakamura +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow +Krzysztof Hanusiak +Dennis Hoffbuhr +Dave Gaylord +Doug Hagadorn +Eric Drumm +RJ Wilner)___

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2015-11-22 12:50:19 (4 comments; 1 reshares; 21 +1s)Open 

I dare you!

A lone onlooker observes the big waves bashing themselves against the rocks near Freshwater rockpool just after first light and before sunrise. Taken from the southern end of Freshwater Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches) across Queenscliff Bay.

#beachsunday +Beach Sunday (+Ross Campbell)
#DawnOnSunday +Dawn On Sunday (+Ray Bilcliff +Sherry McBriar +Linda Stokes)
#mycitysunday +My City Sunday (+Carra Riley +Sally Weatherley)
#SplashSunday +#SplashSunday (+Christy Martin)
#sundaysubtlelandscapes +Sunday Sublte Landscapes (+Steve Sieren)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Nader El Assy +Craig Loxley +Michael Garza +Leo Schubert +David D +Jesse Martineau +Mike Hankey)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Kevin Rowe +Toshi Nakamura +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow +Krzysztof Hanusiak +Dennis Hoffbuhr +Dave... more »

I dare you!

A lone onlooker observes the big waves bashing themselves against the rocks near Freshwater rockpool just after first light and before sunrise. Taken from the southern end of Freshwater Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches) across Queenscliff Bay.

#beachsunday +Beach Sunday (+Ross Campbell)
#DawnOnSunday +Dawn On Sunday (+Ray Bilcliff +Sherry McBriar +Linda Stokes)
#mycitysunday +My City Sunday (+Carra Riley +Sally Weatherley)
#SplashSunday +#SplashSunday (+Christy Martin)
#sundaysubtlelandscapes +Sunday Sublte Landscapes (+Steve Sieren)
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Nader El Assy +Craig Loxley +Michael Garza +Leo Schubert +David D +Jesse Martineau +Mike Hankey)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Kevin Rowe +Toshi Nakamura +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow +Krzysztof Hanusiak +Dennis Hoffbuhr +Dave Gaylord +Doug Hagadorn +Eric Drumm +RJ Wilner)___

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2015-11-21 14:55:50 (3 comments; 6 reshares; 27 +1s)Open 

See it before it disappears

A cloudy sunrise today at Freshwater Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches).

#SunriseSaturday +Sunrise Saturday (+Josh Davis)
#SunshineSaturday +Sunshine Saturday (+Alistair Nicol )
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Nader El Assy +Craig Loxley +Michael Garza +Leo Schubert +David D +Jesse Martineau +Mike Hankey)
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See it before it disappears

A cloudy sunrise today at Freshwater Beach (Sydney Northern Beaches).

#SunriseSaturday +Sunrise Saturday (+Josh Davis)
#SunshineSaturday +Sunshine Saturday (+Alistair Nicol )
#hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape (+Nader El Assy +Craig Loxley +Michael Garza +Leo Schubert +David D +Jesse Martineau +Mike Hankey)
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography (+Margaret Tompkins +Kevin Rowe +Toshi Nakamura +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow +Krzysztof Hanusiak +Dennis Hoffbuhr +Dave Gaylord +Doug Hagadorn +Eric Drumm +RJ Wilner)___

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2015-11-20 10:48:18 (3 comments; 5 reshares; 19 +1s)Open 

Doing the splits

Julie. Two light split lighting.

#hqspportraits +HQSP Portraits (+Heiko Köster +Ryan Ottaway Martin)

Doing the splits

Julie. Two light split lighting.

#hqspportraits +HQSP Portraits (+Heiko Köster +Ryan Ottaway Martin)___

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2015-11-18 12:57:45 (7 comments; 3 reshares; 15 +1s)Open 

Only one side to this story

Julie. Feathered lighting. Studio portrait lighting. Single feathered softbox to left. Feathering the light means that it is not the center of the softbox that is aimed at the model, but rather the edge of it. Light spill on the background must also be avoided.

#hqspportraits +HQSP Portraits (+Heiko Köster +Ryan Ottaway Martin)
#portraitgallery (+Aamir Shahzad)
#trueportraits +* (+Ray Bilcliff)

Only one side to this story

Julie. Feathered lighting. Studio portrait lighting. Single feathered softbox to left. Feathering the light means that it is not the center of the softbox that is aimed at the model, but rather the edge of it. Light spill on the background must also be avoided.

#hqspportraits +HQSP Portraits (+Heiko Köster +Ryan Ottaway Martin)
#portraitgallery (+Aamir Shahzad)
#trueportraits +* (+Ray Bilcliff)___

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2015-11-17 13:12:39 (7 comments; 1 reshares; 12 +1s)Open 

What lies beyond

Julie. High key portrait. Studio lighting. Elinchrom octa main light. 2 x Elinchrom square softboxes to blow out background. 3 x Elinchrom 500Ws monoblocs.

#portraittuesday +PortraitTuesday (+Laura Balc +Tana Teel)
#hqspportraits +HQSP Portraits (+Heiko Köster +Ryan Ottaway Martin)
#portraitgallery +* (+Aamir Shahzad)
#trueportraits 109382453312406098463 (+Ray Bilcliff)


What lies beyond

Julie. High key portrait. Studio lighting. Elinchrom octa main light. 2 x Elinchrom square softboxes to blow out background. 3 x Elinchrom 500Ws monoblocs.

#portraittuesday +PortraitTuesday (+Laura Balc +Tana Teel)
#hqspportraits +HQSP Portraits (+Heiko Köster +Ryan Ottaway Martin)
#portraitgallery +* (+Aamir Shahzad)
#trueportraits 109382453312406098463 (+Ray Bilcliff)
___

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2015-11-15 13:13:41 (12 comments; 5 reshares; 13 +1s)Open 

Really?

Julie. Clamshell lighting. Studio portrait lighting. 2 x Elinchrom 500Ws monoblocs, 2 x Elinchrom Portalite square softboxes.

#hqspportraits +HQSP Portraits (+Heiko Köster +Ryan Ottaway Martin)
#trueportraits 109382453312406098463 (+Ray Bilcliff)
+* (+Aamir Shahzad)

Really?

Julie. Clamshell lighting. Studio portrait lighting. 2 x Elinchrom 500Ws monoblocs, 2 x Elinchrom Portalite square softboxes.

#hqspportraits +HQSP Portraits (+Heiko Köster +Ryan Ottaway Martin)
#trueportraits 109382453312406098463 (+Ray Bilcliff)
+* (+Aamir Shahzad)___

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