Shy albatross in flight

Life on the Wing – Article published

When Dynamic Range Editor, Leanne Cole, asked me to put an article together for the March issue of the photography magazine – no pressure, but we need the text before Christmas and the photos soon after – I knew there could only be one thing to do: assemble the best images of the Shy Albatross I…

For Nature’s Sake

There are times when photography and writing can team up for a cause. When photo magazine editor Leanne Cole asked me to put my thoughts about nature conservation and photography in writing, I took up the challenge.

Captivated by the Surf Coast

Another weekend without Wade and Bengie, but what a captivating time for photography!  The weather was a bit iffy, however gloomy days often yield wonderfully moody images.  Cloudy skies, wild seas, soft winter light all contributed to another great weekend on the Surf Coast, perfect for indulging my passion.  I was accompanied again by photographer friend, Leanne Cole. The featured…

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,…

sv-takeiteasy is one year old!

A year ago, we took our first steps into running our website.  They were tentative and a little scary! Taking the plunge into the blogosphere has been very rewarding as it has allowed us to interact with people of similar interests all over the world. When anyone asks ‘why do you do it?’, we can think…

Flamboyant pom-poms

Sometimes, not being able to go sailing on a weekend has its rewards.  Even after living in Australia for 34 years, I have a special fascination for eucalyptus blossoms.  May be it is because they are so different to the flowering trees of my native France.  There are so flamboyant, so beautiful and interesting with the…