More from Purling Brook Falls and Goomoolahra Falls, Springbrook National Park – the Scenic Rim, Queensland.

This post is of the spectacular Purling Brook (Purlingbrook) Falls and Goomoolahra Falls (also known as Bilbrough Falls) within Springbrook National Park – itself within the fabulous Scenic Rim region of Queensland.

These aerial images are taken with a drone.

Goomoolahra Falls 2AM-000338 ©Andrew McInnes

 

Purling Brook Falls 2AM-000369 ©Andrew McInnes

 

Cheers 🙂

A winter’s day at Cabarita Beach – NSW.

A serene winters day at Cabarita Beach on the Tweed Coast of NSW.

All images in this post are via UAV (drone). The first two images are multi-image panoramic stitches.

Cabarita Beach 2AM 000071-000073 stitch ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Cabarita Beach 2AM 000095-000101 stitch ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Cabarita Beach 2AM-000040 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Cabarita Beach 2AM-000045 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Cabarita Beach 2AM-000051 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Cabarita Beach 2AM-000089 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Cabarita Beach 2AM-000057 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Cabarita Beach 2AM-000070 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Cabarita Beach 2AM-000081 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Cabarita-Beach-2AM-000107 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Cabarita Beach 2AM-000110 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Cabarita Beach 2AM-000125 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Cabarita Beach 2AM-000129 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Cabarita Beach 2AM-000133 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

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Purling Brook Falls and Goomoolahra Falls, Springbrook National Park – the Scenic Rim, Queensland.

This post is of the spectacular Purling Brook (Purlingbrook) Falls and Goomoolahra Falls (also known as Bilbrough Falls) within Springbrook National Park – itself within the fabulous Scenic Rim region of Queensland.

What’s not to like about rainbows among waterfalls 😉

The first two images are taken with a drone: the first image is a two image vertical panorama, and the second is a single frame.

Goomoolahra Falls 2AM 0987-0998 stitch ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Goomoolahra Falls 2AM- 001011 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Purlingbrook Falls 2AM-004961 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

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Kings Beach Beachfront Salt Water Pool – Caloundra, the Sunshine Coast, Queensland.

The Kings Beach beachfront salt water pool, and water fountains (very popular with the children), as viewed from above during first-light at Caloundra – on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland.

Kings Beach 2AM-000446

Kings Beach 2AM-000446 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

Kings Beach 2AM-000449

Kings Beach 2AM-000449 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

Kings Beach 2AM-000457

Kings Beach 2AM-000457 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

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Aerial images around Caloundra, plus Trichodesmium sp. – the Sunshine Coast, Queensland.

These aerial (drone) scenes include Kings Beach, Wickham Headland, Shelly Beach, Moffat Headland, Pumicestone Passage, Bribie Island, the Glasshouse Mountains (in the background), and Caloundra – on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland.

Kings Beach 2AM 0424-0425 panorama stitch ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

The sea-sawdust slicks on the water surface in the following images is likely Trichodesmium sp. – a cyanobacteria (blue-green algae), and is also called whale food, sea scum and, incorrectly, whale sperm. Found in nutrient-poor tropical and subtropical ocean waters, Trichodesmium are ‘nitrogen fixers’- they can take nitrogen gas from the air and ‘fix’ it in a form that can be transferred through the food chain. This function is very important as Nitrogen is essential to life and while there is an abundance of it in the air (air is 78% Nitrogen, 21% Oxygen), most plants and animals can’t make use of it in that form.

Wickham Point 2AM 0434-0437 panorama stitch ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

Trichodesmium 2AM-000408

Trichodesmium 2AM-000408 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

Trichodesmium 2AM-000419

Trichodesmium 2AM-000419 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

Trichodesmium 2AM-000422

Trichodesmium 2AM-000422 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

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