Gostwyck Chapel, NSW.

When your heavily pregnant wife reckons she wants to go on an overnight camping photo-shoot adventure with you, even though the forecast is 3 degrees C overnight where you are going, then you drive more than 7 hours, arrive after dusk, do a little photographing, climb into the swag, then wake up in the morning and you get this
To top it off, this was a Sunday morning, so the sound of the church organ wafting through the fog and morning light was a lovely addition to the morning.

This is Gostwyck Chapel, near Uralla in the New England Region of NSW.

Gostwyck Chapel 2AM-001162
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Gostwyck Chapel 2AM-001165
©Andrew McInnes

 

Gostwyck Chapel 2AM-001170
©Andrew McInnes

 

Gostwyck Chapel 2AM-000794
©Andrew McInnes

 

Gostwyck Chapel 2AM 6592-6593 stack
©Andrew McInnes

 

Gostwyck Chapel 2AM 6597-6599 stack
©Andrew McInnes

 

Gostwyck Chapel 2AM-006590
©Andrew McInnes

 

Gostwyck Chapel 2AM 6601-6602 stack
©Andrew McInnes

 

Gostwyck Chapel 2AM-001174
©Andrew McInnes

 

Gostwyck Chapel 2AM-006585
©Andrew McInnes

 

Gostwyck Chapel 2AM 6608-6610 stack
©Andrew McInnes

 

Cheers 🙂

Velothon Sunshine Coast, Queensland, 2017

A glorious Sunshine Coast winter’s day for Stage 2 of the Velothon Sunshine Coast, 2017.

 

Dawn at Moffat Beach, immediately prior to the days riding.

Moffat Beach 2AM-005007 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Ready to ride…

Sunshine Coast Velathon 2AM-005011 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Mount Tibrogargan backdrop.

Sunshine Coast Velathon 2AM-005062 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Mount Coonowrin (“Crookneck”) backdrop.

Sunshine Coast Velathon 2AM-005101 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Cheers 🙂

Sweet, delicious pineapples and the Glasshouse Mountains on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland.

Fresh locally grown pineapples on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland = DELICIOUS.

This series of photos (the first three) includes a pre-dusk image, then a blue-hour image including light-painting, then a startrail and light-painting image.

Pineapples 2AM-004190
©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Glasshouse Mountains 2AM 4405_16_18_HDR
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Glasshouse Mountains 2AM 4418-4532_stack
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Pineapple 2AM-008595
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Pineapple 2AM-008599
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Pineapple 2AM-008600
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Pineapples 2AM-8607-8612_stack
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Cheers 🙂

Three sleeps in Hobart, Tasmania.

Recently we spent 3 nights in Hobart, Tasmania…
and on the last night the light did this 

Constitution Dock 2AM 2656-2658 Panorama ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Constitution Dock 2AM 2684-2691 Panorama ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Constitution Dock 2AM 2673-2675 Panorama ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Constitution Dock 2AM 2680-2683 Panorama ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Whilst in Hobart, a stroll among the charming Battery Point is highly recommended.
Here are some of my images from the area:

St George’s Anglican – Battery Point 2AM-002511 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Battery Point 2AM-002587 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Battery Point 2AM-002585 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Battery Point 2AM-002593 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Battery Point 2AM-002604 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Old Brick Wall 2AM-002588 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Window Shutters 2AM-002597 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Dusk settles over the historic Salamanca Place. Famed for its Salamanca Market, this area is a thriving market every Saturday morning, and is located next to the Hobart waterfront.

Salamanca Place 2AM 2706-2708 HDR ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Leaves and Grass 2AM-002634 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 
Back to the waterfront…

The old…

Elizabeth Street Pier 2AM-002558 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

The new…
The RV Investigator, operated by CSIRO, is the Marine National Facility for Australia, and is the only blue-water research vessel dedicated to marine research throughout Australia’s vast ocean territories.

RV Investigator 2AM-002552 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

RV Investigator 2AM-002614 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Rock Lobster Pot 2AM-002545 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery 2AM-002534 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Princes Wharf No1 2AM-002664 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 
Perhaps you will get a view of Sammy the Seal around Constitution Dock.

Sammy the Seal 2AM-006836 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Constitution Dock 2AM-002637 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Constitution Dock 2AM-002553 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Constitution Dock 2AM-002547 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 
Nestled against the waterfront, still in Battery Point,  is the historic Princes Park, including the semaphore station (signal station) built in 1818.

Princes Park 2AM-002526 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Princes Park 2AM-002528 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Princes Park 2AM-002606 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

Princes Park 2AM-002522 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Princes Park 2AM-002524 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 I hope you enjoyed a little of the abundant variety available in and around Hobart.

Cheers, 🙂

Dusk and day at Coledale in the Illawarra, NSW.

Stunning, if fleeting, colour and drama at Coledale, in the Illawarra region of NSW.

Coledale 2AM-002791
©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

Aerial (drone) photo of wave wrapping around rocks.

Coledale 2AM-000161
©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

Freedom and playtime on the beach.

Coledale 2AM-007447
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Coledale 2AM-007450
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Another splendid summer day at Coledale Beach.

Coledale Beach 2AM-009728
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Cheers 🙂

Black Swans and Fishermen greet a golden dawn – Pumicestone Passage, Caloundra, QLD.

A pair of Black Swans (Cygnus stratus) greet the dawn over Bribie Island and Pumicestone Passage, as seen from Golden Beach, Caloundra.

Golden Beach 2AM-003674 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

Oh to be boating (and fishing) on a tranquil summer morning such as this.

Pumicestone Passage 2AM-008338 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Cheers, 🙂