Cling to Hope

Nature is amazing, these little scrubs cling to life on the edge of these cliffs and seem to take pride in being as robust as the rocks 🙂 This ones for you little fella..

Pastel dawn looking sort of north-ish toward Maroubra.

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Nature vs city

Predawn swirls on the cliffs of Malabar – the under rated location in Sydney. Maroubra in the distance.

Thanks to +Rodney Campbell for the company and being a spider web removalist.

+Suren J buy yourself a real camera and I'll see you next time 😉 This was a trip down memory lane from the DSLRusers session with the ray-man. Btw, no wet feet and no (or very little ) mud

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Triptych Illusion

The view you can see here is that looking south on Botany bay, each image has the background as it appears in 'real life' , ie on the left, the entrance to Botany bay, the middle looking toward Kurnell (with a bit missing:) but hey, thats my artistic license) and on the right, Sans Souci. However the foreground is a different view on the same distinctive rock, each from a different side.
Clear as mud?

As always, view large, there is very little point looking at the thumbnail..where's the fun in that?

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Maroubra Doppelganger

What seascape session would not be complete without a triptych or quad-tych 🙂

Images selected to create a mirror landscape around the northern Maroubra Headland.

View large or go home 🙂 Gplus does not do panosjustice 🙂

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Approaching from the left

Its amazing to see the surf at work, slowly but surely moving the sand around and dislodging the rocks.

This particular rock is to the right of what is commonly known as the "elevator" on the southern end of Maroubra Beach, the " elevator" is a guaranteed fast moving rip which all the locals use as a speedy entry into the surf.

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Disproportional Light

Timing and water movement can make the difference between a ok shot and a shot that is dynamic and has depth and form.

Seascape imagery involves quite a bit of waiting to get the right sized wave in the right position – this image was the first of several using the seaweed as a nice little prop, however I was not ready or setup for it, i merely plonked the tripod down knowing full well a nicely positioned wave was coming and did not have time to adjust the graduated filter or anything else for that matter. hence the overly dark headland and water, but on a positive note, i got the horizon bang on 🙂

Inspired by +Jay Patel and his recent bubbles image, thanks for the inspiration mate.

Joined on the morning by the fong man and rudy Rod. (+Cameron Fong & +Rodney Campbell ) Thanks for the company.

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The world underneath

Bradley's Head Marine Nav-Aid

What I love about sunrise is that you are never gonna know were the colour is gonna turn up (if at all) and when it does, all you can do is just make do with what angle, POV, or feature you can. I would have loved to be in another position to take more advantage of the sweet colours, but alas, this sliver of Sydney Harbour has to suffice.

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Bradleys Head and the Navigation tower – probably one of the most photographic marine nav aids in sydney too :)

nothing like a sunday morning sunrise in Sydney, some reno's happening at Bradleys head but you can still access the foreshore and amphitheater.

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Burn…..fat

Sometime we all need a hand getting up the hill, some just choose a different spot for it 😉

View large.

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tick tick tick boom

Lighting up the crack at Malabar

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