Surfs Up – Currumbin Beach

A few more from last Sunday, these were taken from the Viking Surf Life Saving Club at Currumbin, while were having a lovely breakfast of sausages and eggs. Was a beautiful morning down there, once the clouds cleared,the sun came out, and the waves were huge, with a big high tide pushing through, great for some spectacular surfingContinue reading “Surfs Up – Currumbin Beach”

White Faced Heron – Nudgee Beach

It has been while since I have blogged for various reasons – and have had some ongoing camera issues – well some of the issues might be me – so went out yesterday morning for a “testing ” session and ended up at Nudgee Beach. I spotted this Grey Faced Heron in the Mangroves, andContinue reading “White Faced Heron – Nudgee Beach”

Young, happy and inquisitive.

We recently went away camping for a weekend, some of the friends we were with, had their grandaughter with them. She was always happy, and very inquisitive,  we heard the word “why”  quite a few times. One of the days we headed for a small exploratory road trip. Some photos of her from the day.Continue reading “Young, happy and inquisitive.”

A random Butterfly

We were out the other week, scouting locations for a Portrait shoot, and this Butterfly flew across the path, stopped only for a minute, enabling me to quickly snap a photo, and it was gone. Not the best Butterfly photo, I have taken, and he looks a little battered, but I still like it aContinue reading “A random Butterfly”

Pelicans on the Pond

I went back on Friday, to where I photographed (last  Saturday) the duck photos I put up yesterday, and was Please to see two Pelicans on the pond. They were quite mobile paddling from one side to the other and back again.   Had to include this shot, the photos of birds I take going awayContinue reading “Pelicans on the Pond”

Anatidaephobia – The Fear That You are Being Watched by a Duck

Anatidaephobia – The Fear That You are Being Watched by a Duck I am sure I suffer from this 🙂 Below is a collection of Ducks caught watching me at a local Pond. The below duck is going off at the white one for getting in it picture Taken with 7D and 70-200mm Lens CheersContinue reading “Anatidaephobia – The Fear That You are Being Watched by a Duck”

White Herons

On the way to a friends house for dinner last Saturday night, we met at a pond down the road first to take some Bird photos. Below are some different White Heron photos, I like these majestic, almose noble birds. We were lucky they roosted in a tree close to the bank, using the camera’s flash for thisContinue reading “White Herons”

Powerfest Lake Dyer in Laidley, Queensland post 1 “The Boats”

Sunday, it is 4.30am and the alarm has just gone off, it is the middle of winter and it is cold, why am I up? Because the gates to Powerfest open at 6.30, and we need to pick some friends up and get there early for a good spot on the edge of Lake Dyer,Continue reading “Powerfest Lake Dyer in Laidley, Queensland post 1 “The Boats””

Lake Moogerah – Black Swans

We detoured to Lake Moogerah on the way home last Monday, was raining, but still stopped to get a couple of quick photos of the Black Swans on the lake. Will have to come back in finer weather with a longer lens, to get some more “individual” shots of the beautiful birds. There was aContinue reading “Lake Moogerah – Black Swans”

Hover Fly – Family Syrphidae

Another series of Photos from my walk through Roma Street Parklands in Brisbane during the week. This time a Hover Fly. Love these little guys, and they are well behaved in “hovering”, giving you a chance to find focus while they are in flight.     Cheers Dave