Australian seascape and landscape photography

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Corinella Barge Landing

The French Island to Corinella Barge traverses a narrow section of Western Port Bay carrying vehicles and passengers back and forth between the island and mainland.

Pictured below is a long exposure image of the Corinella Barge landing area as sunset approaches.   The image is available to purchase as print here.

jim worrall, Corinella, barge, seascape, long exposure, Western Port Bay

Tech stuff – 30 sec, f/11, ISO200, 10 stop solid + 4 stop soft grad filters.

 

 


Sierra Nevada Rock – Portsea

A long exposure image of Sierra Nevada Rock, Portsea.   The rock formation is on Portsea back beach, just a short walk north-west of the London Bridge rock formation.  IMPORTANT – It’s only accessible at low tide.

Tech stuff -15 sec, f/14, ISO 100, using an ND400 filter.

The image is available to purchase as a print here.

jim worrall, portsea back beach, mornington peninsula, long exposure, seascape, black and white

 


Safety Beach – The Jetty and the Pipes

A couple of long exposure images from Safety Beach on the Mornington Peninsula.

Pictured below – The “gun barrel” shot, looking along the Safety Beach jetty out to sea.

Tech stuff – 13 secs, f/20, ISO 50, 10 stop solid + 4 stop grad ND filters.

This image is available to purchase as a print in many different sizes and forms here.

Jim Worrall, Mornington Peninsula, pier, Port Phillip Bay, long exposure, smooth water

Pictured below – The view from alongside the jetty looking out to sea.

Tech stuff – 30 secs, f/14, ISO 50, ND400 filter.

This image is available to purchase as a print here.

Jim Worrall, Mornington Peninsula, Port Phillip Bay, long exposure

 

Pictured below – The Pipes on Safety Beach.  They’re either twin stormwater outlets or torpedo tubes, …..I suspect the former rather than the latter.

Tech stuff – 30 secs, f/20, ISO 50, ND400 filter.

This image is available to purchase as a print here.

Safety Beach - Stormwater Outlets - Pipes

 

 


Dromana Pier – Mornington Peninsula

Some long exposure shots from the pier at Dromana beach on the Mornington Peninsula.

Pictured below – The view from the shore end of the pier, looking out to sea as clouds roll in obscuring the afternoon sun.

Tech stuff – 15 seconds, f/20, ISO 50, ND400 filter.

This image is available to purchase as a print here.

Jim Worrall, Dromana, Mornington Peninsula, pier, jetty, long exposure, port phillip bay

Pictured below  – A long exposure shot from under the pier.

Tech stuff – 13 seconds, f/13, ISO50, ND400 filter.

This image is available to purchase as a print here.

Jim Worrall, Dromana, Mornington Peninsula, Port Phillip Bay, pier, jetty, long exposure

Pictured below – A long exposure side shot of the Dromana pier.

Tech stuff – 8 seconds, f/13, ISO 50, ND400 filter.

This image is available to purchase as a print here.

Jim Worrall, Dromana, Mornington Peninsula, Port Phillip Bay, jetty, pier, long exposure


Evening at Grantville Jetty

A couple of long exposure images as the sunset approaches at Grantville jetty.

Tech stuff – 25 sec, f/14, ISO 200, 10 stop solid and 4 stop grad filters.

The image below is available to purchase as a print here.

jim worrall, pier, Bass Coast, Wetern Port Bay, long exposure, sunset

Tech stuff – 15 sec, f/13, ISO200, 10 stop solid and 4 stop grad filters.

The image below is available to purchase as a print here.

Jim Worrall, Bass Coast, Western Port Bay, seascape, long exposure, sunset


Cowrie Beach – A View To The Nobbies

A long exposure image from Cowrie Beach looking towards The Nobbies on Phillip Island.

Tech stuff – 30 secs, f/8, ISO50, 10 stop solid filter + 4 stop soft grad filter.

This image is available to purchase as a print here.

Jim Worrall, Cowrie Beach, The Nobbies, Phillip Island, long exposure, seascape

Pictured below – A short exposure showing the waves slamming into the rocks at Cowrie Beach, Phillip Island.

Tech stuff – 1/6 sec, f/20, ISO 50, 4 stop soft grad filter.

Jim Worrall, Cowrie Beach, Phillip Island, Bass Coast, seascape, waves crashing


Cairns Bay – Flinders

A long exposure image of waves crashing over the rocks at Cairns Bay beach near Flinders on the Mornington Peninsula.  To access Cairns Bay follow the Tea Tree Creek trail from Boneo Road down to the beach.

Tech stuff – 6 secs, f/14, ISO200, ND400 filter.

The image below is available to purchase as a print here.

Jim Worrall, Tea Tree Creek, Mornington Peninsula, seascape, long exposure


Shelley Beach – Portsea

Some long exposure jetty images from a recent visit to Shelley Beach, Portsea, on the Mornington Peninsula.

Tech stuff – 6 sec, f/10, ISO100, ND400 filter.

The image below is available to purchase as a print in various sizes and forms here.

Jim Worrall, Mornington Peninsula, seascape, jetty, long exposure

Tech stuff – 20 sec, f/18, ISO 100, ND400 filter.

The image below is available to purchase as a print in various sizes and forms here.

Jim Worrall, Mornington Peninsula, jetty, seascape, long exposure

Tech stuff – 15 sec, f/20, ISO100, 10 stop solid + 4 stop grad filters.

The image below is available to purchase as a print in various sizes and forms here.

Jim Worrall, Mornington Peninsula, seascape, long exposure, jetty, beach


Cowrie beach – Phillip Island

A long exposure image of surf crashing onto the rocks at Cowrie beach on Phillip Island.  Cowrie beach is located a short distance north-east of the Nobbies tourist centre.

Tech stuff – 25 sec, f/8, ISO100 using a 10 stop solid filter and a 4 stop soft grad filter.

jim worrall, cowrie beach, phillip island, long exposure

The image above is available to purchase as a print in many forms and sizes here.


Dawn at the Dragon’s Head – Rye

A long exposure image taken at the Dragon’s Head rock formation at Number Sixteen beach, Rye, Mornington Peninsula.

Tech stuff – 20 secs, f/16, ISO100.

This image is available to purchase as a print here.

jim worrall, rye, mornington peninsula, back beach, long exposure


Safety Beach Jetty

Pictured below, a storm rolls across Port Phillip Bay whipping up waves and sending them onto Mornington Peninsula bayside beaches.  This image is from the Safety Beach jetty.  Tech stuff – 0.8 sec, f/10, ISO400, ND400 filter.

This image is available to purchase as a print here and here.

Jim Worrall, mornington peninsula, port phillip bay, storm, jetty, beach

Pictured below, a behind the scenes shot by Sally.

storm, port phillip bay, mornington peninsula, beach, jetty

Pictured below, a long exposure shot taken just after sunset at the end of Safety Beach jetty.  This was a calmer evening.    Tech stuff – 20 sec f/8 ISO50.

This image is available to purchase as a print here and here.

jim worrall, port phillip bay, mornington peninsula, jetty, pier


Crocodile Rock – Bay of Islands

High tide at the Bay of Islands, Sorrento, Mornington Peninsula.  The featured rock formation in the image is known to the locals as “Crocodile Rock”.

Tech stuff – 0.8 seconds, f/8, ISO200

crocodile rock, sorrento, jim worrall, mornington peninsula, seascape, back beach

The image above is available to purchase as a print in many forms and sizes here.


The Pinnacles – Cape Woolamai

A long exposure image from down on the beach at The Pinnacles, Cape Woolamai, Phillip Island.

Technical – 25 seconds, f/14, ISO50, using a 10 stop solid and 4 stop soft grad ND filter.

Jim Worrall, Phillip Island, long exposure, rockscape, seascape, beach, coast

The image above is available to purchase as a print at my Redbubble site or Zazzle site.


SS Speke shipwreck – Kitty Miller Bay

A long exposure image from the SS Speke shipwreck at Kitty Miller Bay on Phillip Island.

Technical – 120 secs, f/18, ISO50, using a 10 stop solid and 4 stop grad filter.

Jim Worrall, shipwreck, Phillip Island, long exposure, ND filters

The image above is available to purchase as a print here at Redbubble or here at Zazzle.


Before the dawn – Bridgewater Bay

A pre-dawn long exposure image from Bridgewater Bay, Blairgowrie, on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula.

(20 secs, f/8, iso200.)

Jim Worrall, Blairgowrie, Mornington Peninsula, beach, long exposure

The image above is available to purchase as a print here at Redbubble or here at Zazzle.

 


Bay of Islands – Crocodile Rock

A long exposure image from the Bay of Islands, Sorrento, on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula.

Jim Worrall, Sorrento, long exposure, ND filter, seascape, beach, Mornington Peninsula

The image above is available to purchase as a print in many forms and sizes here at Redbubble and here at Zazzle.


Sunset at North Road Jetty – Brighton

An unexpected explosion of colour over the North Road jetty at Brighton.

Jim Worrall, North Road, jetty, pier, beach, boat ramp, sunset

The image above is available to purchase as a print in many forms and sizes here at Redbubble and here at Zazzle.


Sunset at Safety Beach

Some long exposure sunset shots from Safety Beach jetty on the Mornington Peninsula.

Jim Worrall, Mornington Peninsula, Safety Beach, jetty, pier, sunset

The image above is available to purchase as a print here.

Jim Worrall, Safety Beach, Mornington Peninsula, sunset, jetty, pier, beach

The image above is available to purchase as a print in many forms and sizes here.

Jim Worrall, Mornington Peninsula, Safety Beach, jetty, pier, beach

The image above is available to purchase as a print here.

Jim Worrall, Mornington Peninsula, Safety Beach, jetty, pier, sunset

The image above is available to purchase as a print here.

 


Point Lonsdale Pier

A pre-dawn long exposure image of the pier at Point Lonsdale on the Bellarine Peninsula.

Tech details – 30 secs, f/13, iso200.

Jim Worrall, jetty, beach, long exposure, Bellarine Peninsula, dawn, sunrise

This image is available to purchase as a print in many forms and sizes here at Redbubble or here at Zazzle.


Queenscliff Pier

A long exposure image from the old Queenscliff pier on the Bellarine Peninsula, Victoria.

Upon arrival we couldn’t have wished for better lighting conditions.  The harsh sunlight was briefly softened and diffused by a large cloud bank sweeping across the sky.  🙂

Jim Worrall, long exposure, jetty, seascape, long exposure, ND filter

Tech stuff – 30 seconds, f/16, iso50 with an ND400 filter.

The image above is available to purchase as a print in many sizes and forms here at Redbubble and here at Zazzle


Loy Yang Power Station

A long exposure image of the Loy Yang power station in the Latrobe Valley, Gippsland.

Latrobe Valley, Gippsland, Jim Worrall, long exposure, black and white, power station

Tech details – 30 secs, f/18, ISO50 using an ND400 filter.

This image is available to purchase as a print in various sizes and forms here at Redbubble and here at Zazzle.


Sullivan Bay jetty – Sorrento

Following the destruction and subsequent rebuilding of this iconic jetty at Sullivan Bay, it took a few visits here for me to catch it in favourable light.

This is a long exposure of 204 seconds on a cloudy day giving nice diffused light.port phillip bay, long exposure, jim worrall, jetty, pier, mornington peninsula

The image above is available to purchase as a print in various sizes and forms here at Redbubble and here at Zazzle.

 


Sunset at Seaford Pier

Most photography enthusiasts will know this feeling.   It’s a gamble, … it’s half an hour before sunset, … and there’s half an hour travel involved.  The clouds may or maybe not behave.

Luckily on this occasion the gamble paid off with a beaut sunset at Seaford pier.  🙂

Jim Worrall, Seaford, pier, jetty, sunset, Port Phillip Bay, beach, long exposure, hdr

Pictured above, the sunset went off like a charm.  This image is available to purchase as a print in many forms and sizes here at Redbubble and here at Zazzle.

Jim Worrall, Seaford, pier, jetty, Port Phillip Bay, long exposure

Pictured above, just prior to the sun dropping below the horizon a break in the clouds allows beautiful long shadows to be cast across the sand.  This image is available to purchase as a print here at Redbubble and here at Zazzle.

jim worrall, seaford pier, port phillip bay

Pictured above, a great behind the scenes shot, courtesy of Sally.

 


Safety Beach jetty sunsets

A few long exposure sunset images from the jetty at Safety Beach on the Mornington Peninsula.

A great spot to relax and watch the clouds roll across Port Phillip Bay.

safety beach, jetty, jim worrall, Mornington Peninsula, port phillip bay, long exposure, nd filter, sunset

The image above, “A Wild Evening at Safety Beach” is available to purchase as a print here.

safety beach, jetty, jim worrall, port phillip bay, mornington peninsula, sunset, long exposure, nd filter

The image above, “Imminent Sunset at Safety Beach” is available to purchase as a print here.

safety beach, sunset, jim worrall, mornington peninsula, jetty, port phillip bay, long exposure, nd filter

The image above, “Safety Beach Sunset” is available to purchase as a print here.


The Briars Tractor – Mt Martha

The rusting remnants of The Briars tractor at Mt Martha on the Mornington Peninsula.

rusty tractor, the briars, Mt Martha, Mornington Peninsula

The image above is available to purchase as a print in many forms and sizes here.

rusty tractor, the briars, mt martha, mornington peninsula, jim worrall

The image above is available to purchase as a print in many forms and sizes here.


Sunset at Grantville jetty

Grantville is a small coastal town on the east coast of Western Port bay in Victoria, Australia.  The jetty at Grantville usually stands in relatively shallow water at high tide, and at low tide it stands proud on a bed of mud.  During a “king tide” the water can sometimes cover the walking platform at the end of the jetty as seen here.

Following are a couple of long exposure images taken at sunset during high tide.

Tech stuff for the image below – 157 sec f/18 ISO100 using an ND400 + ND8 filter.  This image is available to purchase as a print here at Redbubble and here at Zazzle.

Grantville, jetty, beach, sunset, Jim Worrall, long exposure, nd filters, Western Port Bay

Pictured below – Grantville jetty as the sunset fizzled out.

Tech stuff – 152 secs f/18 using an ND400+ND8 filter.  This image is available to purchase as a print here.

Grantville, jetty, beach, sunset, Jim Worrall, sunset, long exposure, Western Port Bay

If you’re hungry during your visit to Grantville then I highly recommend trying the homemade chunky beef pies at the Grantville Pantry.  It’s located directly across the highway from the jetty.   Real chunks of steak in a delicious gravy and housed in a beaut puff pastry casing. Great stuff!!   🙂  (…..and NO, I’m not sponsored by them!)  🙂

Pictured below – A selfie from the end of the Grantville jetty at low tide.  Mud as far as the eye can see.  🙂  This is a short exposure HDR image.

It’s available to purchase as a print here.

Jim Worrall, Grantville jetty, Western Port Bay, sunset, beach, low tide

 

 

 


The Pinnacles – Cape Woolamai – Phillip Island

A long exposure shot from the beach at The Pinnacles rock formation, Cape Woolamai, Phillip Island.

Technical stuff – 30 secs f/10 ISO50 using an ND500 filter.

The Pinnacles, Jim Worrall, Cape Woolamai, Phillip Island, long exposure, black and white, seascape

The image above is available to purchase as a print in many forms and sizes here at Redbubble and here at Zazzle.

 


Eagles Nest – Bass Coast

Eagles Nest is a popular rock formation and beach located on Victoria’s Bass Coast.  It’s about half way between Inverloch and Cape Paterson, and it’s well sign posted.

Pictured below, a couple of long exposure images from Eagles Nest on a bright afternoon with patchy cloud.  Conditions on the day were very photographically challenging as the sun was diffused by cloud one moment, then it would pop out with all it’s brutal harshness the next moment. This would happen several times during each long exposure causing many of my shots to be blown out.  Thankfully not all.  🙂

Technical stuff for both images – 150 sec f/18 iso50 using an ND500 and ND8 filter.

eagles nest, Jim Worrall, Inverloch, Cape Paterson, Bass Coast, long exposure, black and white, seascape

The image above is available to purchase as a print here.

eagles nest, jim worrall, bass coast, inverloch, cape paterson, long exposure, black and white, seascape

 


Balnarring Beach Groyne Sunrise

Another sunrise expedition to the groynes at Balnarring Beach on Western Port Bay.  This time we visited the straight groynes on the beach near the general store.

Balnarring Beach, Jim Worrall, Western Port Bay, groyne, sunrise

The image above was shot just before the sun broke through the clouds on the horizon.  It’s a 2 second exposure, slightly smoothing the surface details in the water. This image is available to purchase as a print here.

Balnarring Beach, Jim Worrall, sunrise, Western Port Bay, Mornington Peninsula

Pictured above – A short exposure as the sun breaks through the clouds.  I liked the way the reflected sun rays were glinting off the waves and the foreground sand.  This image is available to buy as a print here.

Balnarring Beach, Jim Worrall, groyne, sunrise, Western Port Bay, Mornington Peninsula

Pictured above – As the sun rises higher in the sky, one of the groynes becomes beautifully side lit by the warming rays.  This is a short exposure (1/20 sec f/18 iso100) shot with the camera way down low almost resting on the sand.  This image is available to purchase as a print here.

Balnarring Beach, Jason Cincotta, Jim Worrall, photographer, groyne, sunrise, Western Port Bay, Mornington Peninsula

Pictured above – Friend Jason preparing for his next shot as the sky lights up.

 

 

 


Cowrie beach – Phillip Island

Cowrie beach sits alongside The Nobbies, a popular tourist attraction on Phillip Island.  The beach is home to lots of penguins and other sea birds, and is a beautifully rugged piece of coastline.

Pictured below – The view from Cowrie beach looking towards The Nobbies.  This image is available to purchase as a print here.

Tech stuff – 5 seconds f/11 using an ND500 filter.

Cowrie beach, Phillip Island, The Nobbies, Jim Worrall, Australia, seascape, black and white

Pictured below – The rugged rocky coastline of Cowrie beach, looking away from The Nobbies.  The image is available to purchase as a print here.

Tech stuff – 2 seconds f/9 ISO100 using an ND500 filter.

Cowrie beach, Phillip Island, Jim Worrall, seascape, Australia, coast

….and finally for some Christmas fun.  The great thing about long exposure photography is that you never quite know what you’ll catch.  🙂

Christmas, Xmas, Santa, reindeer, sleigh, Jim Worrall, Cowrie beach, Phillip Island