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Location Guide – Nudgee Beach QLD

Posted by on Jan 28, 2013 in Location Guides | 0 comments

Location Guide – Nudgee Beach QLD

Located only 20 mins from the centre of Brisbane, this bay side beach is wonderful location the can yield some magnificent sunset and sunrise images. The key feature of Nudgee Beach is the wide open sand flats that appear at low tide. These sand flats produce wonderful sand patterns with isolated pools of water helping to provide a good counter balance. There are also some beautiful trees near the edges of the beach and if you look hard enough you should be able to make a very interesting combination from the sand, water and trees. Nudgee beach is a very popular location for people walking their dogs or exercising their horses, these relaxed people and at times very...

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The Importance of Foreground

Posted by on Dec 2, 2012 in Techniques | 0 comments

The Importance of Foreground

We had a fun little outing last Saturday to Nudgee beach for a sunset workshop. I tend to think that Nudgee beach is one of the best landscape locations in the immediate Brisbane area. It has so much to offer the landscape photographer, although you do need to be careful and pick a sunrise or sunset that coincides with low tide. To get the most out of Nudgee Beach you do need to remember one of the critical components for landscape composition, the importance of foreground. With lots of open flat sand there, you run the risk of losing the viewer’s attention by not utilising a strong foreground element in your image. So why is the foreground important? 1) Depth...

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