Landscape Photographer from the South West of Western Australia

Posts tagged “dawn

Fitzroy River Dawn

This was taken a few km downstream of where the Jabiru photos were taken. I climbed down the banks and out into the river. This is not the full width of the river bed – the sand on the left is a small island in the river bed – the actual river bed is about 3 times this wide. In full flood it must be awesome. Again this is about the best Kimberley sunrise I could manage at this time of the year – not a cloud to be seen.

Fitzroy River Dawn

Fitzroy River Dawn

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Sugarloaf Rocks Dawn

Sugarloaf Rocks

I found this old bent tree trunk which was pointing at the rock. It begged to have its photo taken! (Sunrise was pretty good this morning)


Busselton Jetty Dawn

Busselton Jetty Sunrise

Busselton Jetty Sunrise


Willyabrup dawn

I went out to the mouth of the Willyabrup River this morning at dawn. That means an early rise because it is about a 5k walk to get there. I thought I would be the only one there, but there were a lot of high school kids who had camped the night! Although the mouth of the river is quite spectacular it is all yellow/brown/black and I wanted to get some color from the dawn sky. I only just made it in time, but the sun did the right thing for me and came out from behind the clouds long enough to get some nice pinks and reds.

Willyabrup dawn

Willyabrup dawn


Willyabrup River

Willyabrup River


Hamelin Bay dawn

I went to Hamelin Bay this morning, not at all hopeful, as the cloud got thicker the further south I went. When I got there it was drizzling, but it soon stopped. The only gap in the cloud cover was where the sun was rising, and as it came up underneath the cloud cover it did a reasonable job of making the clouds turn pink. The waves had washed all the footprints from the sand overnight.  Later a couple of stingrays came up looking to be fed.

This is a beautiful bay, and this old jetty is often photographed.

Hamelin Bay Dawn

Hamelin Bay Dawn


Fog at Harmans Mill Rd South

This was taken the same day as the Hayshed Hill fog image I posted earlier. This is not a B/W conversion – this is as it came out of the camera.

Foggy Dawn

Foggy Dawn


Quindalup sunrise

This is the jetty at the Quindalup boat ramp earlier this year. The tide was unusually low, creating the expanse of wet sand you see reflecting the predawn colors in the sky.

Quindalup jetty

Quindalup jetty