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Oregon coast, Cape Kiwanda

Oregon coast: Cape Kiwanda – Pacific City

September 8, 2016

Cape Kiwanda- Oregon Coast     A tip from a friendly Airbnb host on our recent North America road trip resulted in us paying a visit to Cape Kiwanda beach at Pacific City, Oregon. This little beach is a popular spot for launching flat bottom “Dory” fishing boats from the beach. It is quite the […]

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Bixby Creek Bridge – Big Sur – California

September 4, 2016

Roughly 215km (135mi) south of San Francisco is this little gem of a bridge on highway 1, the Bixby Creek bridge. As it’s name suggests, this bridge allows highway 1 to cross Bixby Creek along the beautiful Big Sur coastline region of California. Built in 1932, the bridge itself is fairly typical of many other concrete arch bridges scattered along the west coast, but what makes the Bixby Creek Bridge stand out from the rest is it’s stunning location. With rolling mountains on one side and the Pacific ocean on the other the bridge is quite popular with the tourists looking to stretch their legs and take a quick snapshot of the scenery.

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Natural Bridge - Springbrook National Park

Natural Bridge – Springbrook national park

August 16, 2016

Natural Bridge Springbrook National Park A basalt rock formation where cave creek drops through a hole in the cave roof into a pool below, the cave is home to glow worms and a microbat colony. Access to the cave is via an easy, scenic walk from the car park along a paved track loop that […]

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Golden Path - Golden Hour - Uralla NSW

Golden Path – Uralla NSW

July 19, 2016

Golden hour is one of my favourite times of day to shoot landscape photos. This lovely scene presented itself one very early morning on our recent trip to the New England region of New South Wales. It was literally a 90 degree turn from my Gostwyck Chapel Photo, roughly 10km from the town of Uralla, this short bridge leads from the road past the chapel to the Deeargee Woolshed, another historic building that one day I hope to photograph from the inside. This gold light and the low, early morning fog give this shot a dreamy look. Please keep an eye out for more pictures from this area.

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Sand pumping jetty – The Spit

July 12, 2016

Up super early in the morning to drive from North Brisbane to the Gold Coast, to try to catch a sunrise at the Southport sand pumping jetty. The sand pumping jetty stretches 800m out into the Pacific Ocean where it intercepts the northward moving longshore drift sand.

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Mt Tibrogargan - Glasshouse Mountains - Ian Schulz Photography

Mt Tibrogargan – Glass House Mountains

July 5, 2016
Mt Tibrogargan

Mt Tibrogargan, the third tallest mountain in the Glasshouse Mountains national park in the Sunshine Coast hinterland. A rhyolite volcanic plug formed 27 million years ago, it is one of the most recognised of the glasshouse mountains.
Went searching for a sunset with some friends and found our way to the Glasshouse mountains lookout at Beerburrum, unfortunately due to trees surrounding the lookout and lack of interest in the sky, there wasn’t much of a sunset to be had.

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photography workshop brisbane at night

Brisbane city night photography workshop

June 21, 2016

Photography workshop – Brisbane city at night Going on a holiday and want to take more memorable photos? Or would you simply just love to take your camera off “Auto” and have more control over the final image? A Brisbane city night photography workshop is a unique, on location, photography learning experience. Participants receive hands […]

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lightroom pick and reject flags

Lightroom flagging

May 11, 2016

Pick and Reject in lightroom to sort your keepers. We all know the story, out for a morning shooting and all of a sudden when you get home you have several hundred photos to sort and edit. Of course editing them all would be a massive waste of time. Heres a really quick way to […]

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Maroochy Boat Houses Blue

Maroochy River Boat Houses

April 19, 2016
Maroochy River Boat Houses

Sitting along the banks of the Maroochy River, are these little boat houses. Up early looking for a nice reflection, the river certainly didn’t disappoint. Within minutes the sky turned from deep blue, to an amazing golden hue as the sun made it’s way into the sky.

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Railway Steam Engine

Dorrigo Steam Railway and Museum

March 27, 2016
Dorrigo Steam Railway and Museum

This gem of a place is actually a very large private collection of steam, electric, and diesel engines and rollingstock. We had spotted the property from a road leading to a local waterfall and decided to go investigate. Lucky for us we were spotted by […]

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Gostwyck Chapel

Gostwyck Chapel – Uralla

March 5, 2016

Took a little detour off the highway in New South Wales New England region to find this little gem. 10 km from Uralla, Gostwyck Chapel was built in 1921 and although it sits on private property, the property owners have left it unfenced for the enjoyment of visitors […]

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Church of the Good Shepherd, SOuthern Alps mountain range, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand. Sunset, colourful sky.

Church of the Good Shepherd – Lake Tekapo

April 14, 2015

Colourful post sunset over The Church of the Good Shepherd, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand. Situated on the shore of the lake, with snow capped mountains as a backdrop this church is among the most photographed in the world.

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