Australian landscape photography

The Making of “Violet Vista” by Cheryl Eagers

The rising sun casts its glowing light on the Gooseponds, a scenic popular area in North Mackay. The glowing dawn illuminates the natural setting, highlighting the soft violets and pinks in the sky and mirrored reflections on the pond. Technical Specs Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III Lens: EF16-35mm f/2.8L II USM Focal Length: 16.0…

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The Making of “Resting” by David Phillips

‘Resting’ captures a wonderful moment in time at the breathtakingly beautiful Lake Heyes in Queenstown, New Zealand. The shot reflects some of the true wonder and awe New Zealand offers to photographers, nature enthusiasts and all those who love to sit back and take in the view. A small lake within the Wakatipu Basin, Lake…

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Image of tide going out at Emieo by Mackay Photographers David Phillips

The Making of “Sunset Boulevard” by David Phillips

Captured in Eimeo, Mackay, this tranquil sunset shot reflects the peacefulness we all can find – right in our own backyards. I was photographing alongside several other wonderful photographers on a tour known as the Canon Collective Queensland Road Trip. Sponsored by Canon, this event took us right to Cape Hillsborough Beach in front of…

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The Making of “Summer Storm” by Cheryl Eagers

Overlooking the suburb of Lambert Beach on Slade Point in Mackay, this stunning shot brings together the wonder and excitement we get to experience here in Australia during November. The beautiful sunset vantage was quickly overtaken by a fast-approaching storm. Wonderful orange hues are juxtaposed by the violet greys across the clouds. This, of course,…

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How to Photograph the Milky Way

Capturing the Milky Way Looking into the night sky makes you feel like you can see your soul. For us photographers, that means we want to do our best to capture this feeling as authentically as possible with our cameras. One of the most popular stargazing sights is the Milky Way. Capturing this truly beautiful…

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How to Photograph Lightning – And Stay Safe Doing It! 

How to photograph lightning Lightning remains one of the most beautiful and awe-inspiring sights on Earth. The beauty and magnitude of an intense lightning storm showcases the brilliance of our weather systems – and the eerie, dangerous power they bring. Speaking of danger, we all know the risk factors being around severe weather that brings…

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