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Watching the Moon Rise

I mistimed my latest adventure to shoot the milkyway. I hadn't realised the moon rise was going to be so close. Originally I'd intended to be there at 7:30pm, but the skies were overcast so I stopped for coffee and to catch up with some friends. By the time it cleared enough it was around 8:30 and I caught some wicked shots just as the moon rose.

Shortly after I decided it was too light and went home, but I did have a panorama that promised to turn out well, and here it is.
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My camera died again. Wasn't working for two and a half weeks. I'd all but given up, but on Saturday while still in denial I decided I'd try getting it to work once more. I put in a battery, flicked on the switch and it turned on as if nothing had happened at all.

So of course I found myself at a beach within hours. You'd think I'd know better than to go near water by now.

The glow on the horizon there is from the moon that rose roughly ten minutes after I took this.
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+Simone Taube​ yep...
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I got soaked again.

This was the last shot I got, around about the time that dawn happened (it was grey), before I got soaked and my camera called it quits for the morning. +Justin Thornley was witness to the moment that I got sandwiched between too waves bigger than me, but unfortunately missed the money shot.

I quite obviously need to go back and try to recapture this particular shelf.
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Gorgeous and worth it!
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I'm still not certain which part of sunrise I prefer the most. The Pre-dawn, or some of the colours you get after the sun has actually risen.
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Orbalicious.

I had the Orbs with me, I couldn't help but try something different. The one showing the right way up is the bigger of the two.
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double trouble - don't look at the sun!
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I went to La Luna Bistro this evening and I may be quite tipsy as a result.

So instead of providing photos from the feast that I was at, here's one from St Paul's Beach in Sorrento. I'm too tipsy for a feast photo.
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Smooth and colourful. Nice one. 
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I mentioned that my camera died, this is where I was.

A wave hit the rock shelf behind the one with all the water cascading off it in this photo. It was roughly ten meters away and went sideways. I was soaked, camera was soaked, and I think I had 10cm deep worth of water in my bag.

Turns out the sunrise looked better on the other side of the peninsula too. Ah well. I did get this.
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Coffee and catching up.

Now I just need to post some other photos. I've been way too quiet lately.
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Hiiiii friend!!!! Let's hang and be awesome soon again!! Miss your face!!! X 
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A little bit of darkness for the end of the week.
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Wonderful, +Lachlan Downing​. :)
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The only regret I have is that I couldn't be in multiple places, or that the sunrise wasn't longer.
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Clouds above, clouds below. It's moments like this that make getting up (or staying up until) very early morning and driving down to the beach worth it.
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I've been pretty quiet for the last two months, dealing with a few things and such. I even missed White Night this year.

I did however make it down to the beach the other morning for some dawn shooting. Though I now need to get my +Formatt-Hitech filters looked at as one of my ProStop IRND Filters has warped. And I ended up really wishing I had firecrest filters as the other filters fogged up after I got hit by a wave.
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It very dramatic. I understand about being busy, I've been that way myself. Good to see another great picture from you!
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Landscape, Event and Portraiture Photographer.
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Always striving for that perfect shot, and quite willing to use the DSLR that is never too far from the hand. 
 

Google Plus is primarily a playground for me. My experiments, what works and what doesn't. They'll include project photos, photos from photowalks or my daily explorations, and sometimes the photos I've put my emotions into.

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