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.

Chryasora wurlerra jellyfish

Fire Water

Watch out! Another series of jellyfish images coming up! Four months ago, we found ourselves floating face down in the cool waters of Wilsons Promontory, gazing through our goggles at something totally magical: the Chrysaora wurlerra, a reddish jellyfish. A few were drifting around our boat, and we were fascinated by their beautiful shape, graceful flow and…

Ctenophore Bolinopsis

Spaceships in the Ocean

Our ocean holds secrets: the strangest alien forms, reminiscent of spaceships.  These gelatinous creatures are luminous, spreading waves of colour through their unpigmented body.  They are the ctenophores, or comb jellies, and are our latest discovery of the magical organisms that lurk under our hulls.

Chrysaora wurlerra

One Four Challenge – May Week 2

We are now in the second week of the May One Four Challenge, a photo processing project hosted by Robyn Gosby at Captivate Me. The image I am working on for the month is a jellyfish – the Chrysaora wurlerra, photographed in the temperate waters of Wilsons Promontory on the Victorian coast of Australia.