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.

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Cheers 🙂

Murphy’s Haystacks – Streaky Bay, South Australia.

Near Streaky Bay, South Australia, there is a farmer’s field containing numerous pink granitic rock formations – known as inselbergs (or monadnocks for those of you in the U.S.A.) and are located between Streaky Bay and Port Kenny on the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia.

Both of these images are light paintings.

For this first image I wanted to create a look of Aboriginal rock art being illuminated by fires in the recesses between the boulders. This is a stacked image.

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Murphy’s Haystacks 2AM 6674-6675and6678-6679 stack. © Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

For this second image I wanted to create the look/feel of a giant wave breaking over a boulder on a beach (hence the use of the blue gel on a flash) – the light-painting was a duo effort, one with an orange lights, one with a LED light.

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Murphy’s Haystacks 2AM-006698 © Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

A little bit of Grand ‘ole Texas – a photo-tour.

Recently we had two friends from overseas visit with us at our home in Texas. Unfortunately their time in this great state was very limited  so we were unable to show them much of Texas. To compensate, we instead created a ‘photo-journey’ through some of the diversity and grandeur contained within this state.

From the Gulf of Mexico and coastal marshes,  to the Hill Country and on through to the mountains of West Texas…

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Kemp’s ridley sea turtle.
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Dawn Fishing.
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Trawler.
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Green Heron.
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Great Egret family.
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Bald Cypress – a light-painting.
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Pied-billed Grebe.
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Bluebonnet highway.
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Claret-cup cactus.
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Sabinal River dusk.
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Poppies and fence.
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Wildflowers.
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Sunflower and Ladybird Beetle.
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Locust and thistle.
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Fall and the Frio River.
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Stockyards – a light-painting.
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Wild oats at dawn.
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Coyote.
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Independence Creek – an oasis in the desert.
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Salt flat – Permian Basin.
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Davis Mountains – a light-painting.
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I hope you enjoyed this partial look at wondrous Texas. So much to experience, too little time.