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Erskine Falls near Lorne on the Great Ocean Road, Victorian South West coast

Erskine Falls near Lorne on the Great Ocean Road, Victorian South West coast. This is the second time I have attempted to shoot Erskine Falls and this time we had water and after a damp season we also had some foliage growth and even a fair bit of moss around the place. Two versions are…

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Melbourne City Night photography

Night photography in Melbourne City has been something I have wanted to get started for a while. These are just the beginning of a series of night photography shot in Melbourne City CBD. Shot as 22 MegaPixel High Dynamic Range. Here are a few images from what may be a new series that shows the…

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CFA uses HDR image for Powerline illustration

The Country Fire Authority has chosen an image I shot a while ago to illustrate the dangers involved in letting trees grow near powerlines. Just a quick shot whist on assignment and a single frame HDR conversion. Photomatix normally does very odd things to power lines against a sky and this is no exception.

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Churchyard in Tasmania revisited

HDR has taken me on a journey and now I have been messing around with some textured layering in Photoshop. I have always liked that “Old Master” canvas look where old oil goes a sort of crackled sheen. I recently started uploading some images at RedBubble just to give some other options for reproduction and…

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HDR Before and After image processing

A lot of people ask if the color in my images is real. Is it created with Photoshop or filters or some magic formula? The answer will vary depending on the image but over the last few years I have been refining a method using High Dynamic Range image processing as Tone Mapped images. I…

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Kilcunda rocks, looks like an elephant

I shot the beach cliffs near Kilcunda where the Bourne Creek meets the sea and later realized that this rock formation looked remarkably like an elephant. I have made a few large prints of this shot and the effect is even more staggering. Could be an ink splotch thing I know but you tell me,…

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Kilcunda trestle bridge

117 km southeast from Melbourne on the Bass Highway lies the small town of Kilcunda. There is a great ocean view from the main road and the old trestle bridge over Bourne Creek make it a wonderful landscape to spend a few hours. These 4 images are the initial trial images from the shoot a…

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Golf course trees, 2011 Calendar shoot

Here is just a few images from the years calendar shoot for TreeLogic. They chose to focus on significant trees from 12 of the top courses in the Melbourne “sandbelt”. One of these images may well appear in the print catalog soon. Keysborough Golf Club, 55 Hutton Road, Keysborough 1st Green The Metropolitan Golf Club.…

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