A Dramatic Morning

I hope you like the Opera House, because I’m going to unload all of them for the next few posts. This particular shot was taken during an early morning jaunt, when the ferries were few, joggers scant, and the clouds oh-so dramatic. Makes the 6am day worth it. Advertisements

The Lines Amongst Us

Being a through and through city mouse, I seldom get the chance to visit nature reserves and wild beautiful landscapes commonly associated with places like Australia and New Zealand. On my Katoomba trip, I realized how difficult it is to capture evocative landscape images, when there are no strong central subjects like mountains, a body …

Leura Cascades II

One of the most interesting (and challenging) subjects to shoot is moving water. With most cameras, you could set a quick shutter speed and “freeze” the scene. But a far more dynamic picture can be obtained if you mount your camera onto a tripod and use a long shutter speed to capture the movement. Fast …

Bridal Veil Falls

While planning for our Blue Mountain trip, we picked out several promising trails from WildWalks, and eventually settled on the Echo Point to Leura Cascades walk. The idea was to start off at the Three Sisters formation in Katoomba, take a leisurely walk (3 klicks? no sweat), and end up in Leura, where we would …