Lustre: Professional photo paper with a fine grain pebble texture
Metallic: Glossy finish and metallic appearance to create images with exceptional visual interest and depth
A Nautilus Shell on a Surfers Paradise sand dune at sunrise. I’m fortunate to live just a few minutes away from this beach which is a huge tourist destination on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. I didn’t find this shell here. I actually bought it in a souvenir shop, but it makes a wonderful prop for my beach photos.
Canon EOS 400D. Canon EF 17-40mmL lens
This image was featured on the RB homepage in 2010.
I am an avid photographer of 60+ and will shoot just about anything, although I’m not so good at moving objects. Anything faster than a snail leaves me for dead. (haha) I do prefer natural landscapes over urban ones but, really, nothing is safe from my lens. I also enjoy turning my failed images, and there are lots, into digital art.
In 2014 I started dabbling in Fractal Art using Apophysis 7x to satisfy my creative urges on the days when I can’t take photos.