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.

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…

Rotamah Island Delights

Our last few trips to the boat have been hard work…  But our most recent visit to the Gippsland Lakes was to finish off the last little bits on Take It Easy and at last after the Anzac Day long weekend, we can actually say the boat is as good as can be. We had time…

Star studded nights

There is nothing more satisfying than to brave the dark and the cold to shoot the Milky Way and come home with a few “keepers” that make you grin from ear to ear.  Two weekends ago, we had overcast, showery days, but the evenings cleared up and it was an opportunity to take some astrophotography shots.

Cora Lynn Falls, Otways

Surf Coast Treasures

With Wade and Bengie away on Take It Easy’s delivery to Queensland, I have had to get organised so my weekends are occupied and not too lonely.  For the first of these, I invited photographer Leanne Cole down the coast and we indulged in a few days of discovery of Surf Coast treasures.  On the program was astrophotography,…

Pulpit Rock, Cape Schanck

Seventh Heaven

I have never had three days straight, dedicated entirely to photography. So this last weekend was a special treat: time exploring the Mornington Peninsula, somewhere I rarely go to concentrated time with friend and photography mentor Leanne Cole a workshop on astrophotography ran by Leanne Three days of intense photography practice: sunrises, sunsets, Milky Way shoot,…