A Moment I Had Longed To See


The charging bull elephant stampeded into the murky water, thrusting his long trunk high into the air.

The sound of splashing ringed in my ears. Blackened water erupted, upsetting the surface and its rival wake, each heaving step pounded in an effortless hustle.

My vision was drawn to the elephant’s emotive eye, its hazy reflection stared back at me, filling my finder.

I watched the backlight silhouette his age showing nothing but moving muscle and wrinkled hide.

His victory song could be heard for miles, the loud trumpeting signifying for his young family to follow.

Witnessing this experience was surely the heart of Africa. A moment I had longed to see.

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Photographed in the Kruger National Park, South Africa

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Tranquil Cottesloe


 

How wants to go for a swim here?

Photographed at the beautiful Cottesloe Beach, Western Australia

 

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Sunset over the ocean

Photographed with the Fujifilm X-Pro 1

Until Next Time – Happy Shooting

 

A Walk In The Trees


This photograph was composed from two images taken with the Fujifilm X-Pro 1.

I still can’t get over the incredible image quality from the Fujifilm workhorse. Certainly a camera I highly recommend!

What about you? Do you have a favourite camera? Let me know in the comments below. I would be interested to hear what gear you shoot with and why.

A path through the trees

Photographed with the Fujifilm X-Pro 1

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Until Next Time – Happy Shooting.

Navigation


Sailing at sunset at the ocean

Light began to fall with a golden glow guiding the sailing boats along the choppy horizon.  I watched in wonder as the boats moved back and forward navigating the openness of the earth. Vessels shot along back and forth like children’s toys in a tub. The race had begun.

Looking into the scene I couldn’t help but feel small at the sight of the over-towering clouds as light filtered magically through them, adding a richness to the scene.

 

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Love My Rotto


Rottnest Island is surrounded by pristine waters and only a short trip from the mainland making it a great weekend getaway. The locals refer to the island paradise as ‘Rotto’. For me this photograph captured on the Fujifilm X-Pro 1, sums up the island perfectly. Pristine beaches, clear water and amazing views – what more could you want?  You can even see the City of Perth (which is my hometown) on the distant horizon!

Paradise found – love my rotto!

Rottnest Island and the City of Perth

 

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Port Beach


Beach at sunset

Photographed using the Fujifilm X-Pro 1

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Be Creative and Capture The Details


Sometimes its best to look at the interesting parts of a scene. The end result won’t look like another boring sunset…… take this photo as an example.

Do you like this?

Over the next week I would like to challenge you in your photography. Try photographing the smaller details of a scene rather than the complete scene. Let me know what results you get by posting a link in the comments below.

South Beach

Captured using the Fujifilm X-Pro 1 and Fujinon 35mm f/1.4

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