Sanity Saving Activities

Somehow, when you are boat bound, whether it is because you are waiting for things to be fixed or hiding from the weather, you have to keep yourself amused and engage in sanity saving activities. So here is what we have been up to.

Still Waiting!

While still waiting for our A frame to come back from the anodiser, we fill in time! Wade works on re-bedding the hatches and Chris compiles an underwater photography book.

Photographers’ Treat

We are in the Gippsland Lakes for a week or two, attending to some maintenance on Take It Easy. It was the ideal opportunity for Photographer friend, Leanne Cole, to join us on board for a couple of days. It was a special treat to be together, try different techniques and have fun.

Alone on the Shipwreck Coast

With Wade on a yacht delivery for the whole of May, I had to keep myself occupied on weekends in between consulting work interstate or the loneliness would hit me. On one of those weekends I had a plan: go to our Jan Juc house, get up super early and drive for two hours down…

Slowing down with Long Exposure

There is something about water that draws and fascinates many of us. No wonder: it is the most omnipresent substance on Earth. I love photographing water, particularly the ocean. I also love clouds. When I am standing on a shore, or look out to sea from our boat or other vantage point, I feel a…

One Photo Focus – November

It is the first week of November, and with it comes the Photo Processing Challenge called One Photo Focus, hosted by Stacy Fischer at Visual Venturing.  This challenge is an interesting one as it involves participants working on a single photo and applying their digital dark room skills.

October One Photo Focus

After a few months’ break, I am back on the photo editing path and joining the One Photo Focus participants to work on a single image. I must admit to feeling a little rusty. For our October One Photo Focus, our host Stacy Fischer of Visual Venturing has thrown us a challenge: to process a…