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Sample Photos From My Stock Catalog

Catherine Hill Bay Boardriders Club comp April 2012
Conner Lee
seagull scratching itself
Ged Cook
Surfing tube ride
Arch Johnson
Mangrove
Josh Stoddart
Puppy Love
pelican (Pelecanus conspicillatus) gliding over water
Thick impenetrable mangroves
Blackened tree trunks
Gymea Lily (Doryanthes excelsa)
Dave Newell
Glen Valaire
Josh Moore
surfing solid wave
darter (Anhinga Melanogaster) drying wings
backhand cutback
thinking ahead
peg basket and clothesline
Surfers running across sandbar
Sunset across the water at Treachery Beach
Surging surf at Treachery Beach

Recent News Items

Surfing Swansea Heads

7/18/2011 11:23:11 PM

In July 2011, an east coast low pressure system produced big swells which hit the NSW east coast providing a boon for the big wave aficionados. Surfing spots that lay dormant for the most part of the year suddenly came to life like the wakening of a hibernating grizzly bear. Not for the faint of ... More

Catherine Hill Bay Boardrider's Club

7/3/2011 10:31:47 PM

Catherine Hill Bay Boardrider's Club held their monthly competition for July 2011 on the boiler bank in the middle of the beach in glorious winter conditions with waves around the 1.5 metre mark. The sun was out all day, the wind was light and offshore and the water quite pleasant.. Waves ... More

Catherine Hill Bay Boardriders Club Apri

4/2/2011 11:29:31 PM

Catherine Hill Bay Boardriders Club held their monthly competition 02 April 2011 at the north end of 'The Bay'. The early morning waves were glassy with a light offshore breeze which made it extremely pleasant in the water until a southerly blew up mid morning and turned the surf to mush. More

Catho Boardriders Club- March 2011

3/28/2011 10:21:21 PM

Catherine Hill Bay Boardriders held their monthly competition 26th March 2011 after it was postponed from earlier in the month due to shabby waves and inclement weather. After a late start waiting for a higher tide the comp got under way in fair waves. There were a lot of closeouts and the odd ... More

more Treachery beach images

3/13/2011 9:08:41 PM

Following another camping weekend at Treachery near Seal Rocks on the lower north coast of NSW Australia, I have published some more landscape/ seascape images. The area is a pristine wilderness and a fabulous place for camping, relaxing, bush walking, fishing surfing and swimming. There is a ... More

Dingo (Canis Lupus Dingo)

3/9/2011 10:00:35 PM

While on a recent camping trip some friends and I took a walk to check out the surf at Lighthouse Beach near Seal Rocks in the Myall Lakes National Park, NSW Australia. The surf was no good but we did encounter a lone dingo at the southern end of Lighthouse beach. The dingo found a large fish on ... More

Catherine Hill Bay

3/1/2011 10:42:52 PM

Catherine Hill Bay, an historic and charming village under threat from real estate development, has been in the news quite a lot lately as protesters up the anti in an attempt to save the town. Have a look at my recently published lightbox of images and see for yourself what is at stake. More

Phang-Nga Bay, Phuket, Thailand

1/24/2011 11:17:27 PM

Following a trip to Thailand, I have published a series of images depicting the majestic Phang-Nga Bay, located just off Phuket in the southern part of this beautiful country. Undoubtedly the main attraction is the 100 plus islands dotted around the picturesque Phang-Nga Bay. Some of the islands ... More

Catherine Hill Bay Boardriders Nov 2010

11/15/2010 11:20:01 PM

Some more images here from Catherine Hill Bay Boardrider's Club monthly competition- this time November 2010. The comp was held at the north end of Catherine Hill Bay in summer conditions and it was good to shed the wetsuits in favour of a cool pair of boardies. The shots were taken during the ... More

Bushfire Aftermath

11/3/2010 10:55:47 PM

I am quite excited about some bushfire aftermath images I have just published in a lightbox. I noticed after driving several times past a blackened bushland, recently destroyed by bushfire, that it was very grey and lifeless except when the late afternoon sun lit up the charred tree trunks and the ... More

Catherine Hill Bay Boardriders Oct 2010

10/24/2010 11:00:14 AM

I have just published photos from Catherine Hill Bay Boardrider's Club monthly competition from October 2010. On display is some great surfing action from the boys, plenty of tube rides, lifestyle images and a cheeky seagull. Please take a look and if you want to give me any feedback, good or ... More

Treachery Beach NSW Australia

8/26/2010 9:34:54 PM

I have just published a lightbox full of images taken at Treachery near Seal Rocks on the lower north coast of NSW Australia. The area is a pristine wilderness and a fabulous place for camping, relaxing, bush walking, fishing surfing and swimming. There is a magnificent managed camp ground above ... More

Catherine Hill Bay Boardriders AUG 2010

8/9/2010 9:59:34 PM

Catherine Hill Bay Boardriders Club held their monthly competition 7th August 2010 at the south end of 'The Bay' in fairly average conditions with waves up to one and a half metres. Wave selection was paramount to success as the good waves were hard to pick off from the many close outs, but ... More

Cloudscapes

8/1/2010 10:15:39 PM

If clouds interest you then please check out my newly published lightbox of cloudscape images depicting the three major types of clouds, stratus, cumulus & cirrus. Most images depict cloud formations over the Pacific ocean or Lake Macquarie in NSW Australia. Dramatic lighting has allowed for some ... More

Josh Radford- surfer in action

7/26/2010 11:18:48 PM

I have just published a new lightbox of action surfing images featuring the talent of rising star Josh Radford surfing at Catherine Hill Bay NSW Australia. Josh is a natural footer and a member of Catherine Hill Bay Boardriders Club. He may be small in stature but he pulls off some pretty big moves ... More

Masked Lapwing(Vanellus miles)Plover

7/25/2010 3:20:04 PM

I have just published a new lightbox of top quality images depicting the Masked Lapwing, a peculiar and handsome shorebird of Australia. Most of the images were shot from a low viewpoint which gives a special dynamic and perspective not often seen with this species. In this set I have included ... More

Catherine Hill Bay Boardriders Club

7/10/2010 12:50:24 AM

I've just published a new lightbox of Catherine Hill Bay Boardriders Club July 2010 monthly competition stock images that capture the action and feel of the day. There were whales, dogs, kids and above all- fun waves. Please check them out and let me know what you think. link: ... More

waves

7/5/2010 10:08:51 PM

I've just published a new lightbox of ocean wave stock images that capture the natural phenomenom of the rhythmic swelling of unfettered energy formed by wind and weather conditions in our oceans. I love shooting waves as there is such a variety of shapes and sizes which are colourful, ... More

surfing

7/5/2010 10:04:13 PM

I've just published a new lightbox of surfing stock images that capture the spirit and excitement of the sport of surfing; a sport that is expressive, artful, fun, exciting, unpredictable and sometimes dangerous. It is more than a sport; surfing is freedom, is lifestyle, is a release from the ... More

Pelicans (Pelicanus Conspicillatus)

7/5/2010 9:40:50 PM

I've just published a new lightbox of pelicans stock images that capture the humour elegance awkwardness and beauty of this muched loved water bird. I've always found pelicans a fascinating subject for my photography and my aim is to go beyond the stock standard pelican image and portray ... More

darter (Anhinga Melanogaster)

7/5/2010 9:22:42 PM

I've just published a new lightbox of darters (Anhinga Melanogaster) stock images that capture snippets and insight in to the everyday habits of this slender and elegant water bird that seems to have an endless amount of time on it's hands to stand around all day with outstretched wings ... More

 

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