Esperance Tanker Jetty – South coast of Western Australia, October 2009

Nikon D90
ISO 400

Original photo desaturated and layered with my own texture – it’s the inside of a mouldy old bucket from down the back of the yard (gross!) – and contrast and brightness have been adjusted.


sea, texture, jetty, moody, pier, esperance, balck and white

Born in Victoria, now living in the outback of Western Australia, I love nature, music, and photography. I’m passionate about our environment, sustainability, and documenting the impact we’ve had on the planet.

I shoot both digital and film, and have a quirky collection of toy and vintage cameras that are a lot of fun to experiment with.

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  • RicAlexander
    RicAlexanderover 4 years ago

    Great grunge feel to this Melissa, Adds so much mood.

  • thanks Ric – glad you like it!

    – Melissa Drummond

  • misterno
    misternoover 4 years ago

    superbe picture, superbe texture to give it a different mood … like a way to the end of the world …

  • thanks so much for your comments, Stéphan – much appreciated.

    – Melissa Drummond

  • kontoes
    kontoesover 4 years ago

    damn good.

  • thanks Christopher.

    – Melissa Drummond

  • Michael Kienhuis
    Michael Kienhuisover 4 years ago

    very beautiful

  • thanks a lot, Michael.

    – Melissa Drummond

  • Andrew Paranavitana
    Andrew Paranav...over 4 years ago

    Fantastic work Melissa, love this texture!

  • cheers, Andrew. Amazing what over a week of 40+ temps can do to (what was) a bucket of water! Quite disgusting really :)

    – Melissa Drummond

  • Scott  d'Almeida
    Scott d'Almeidaover 4 years ago

    great work!

  • thanks Scott.

    – Melissa Drummond

  • PaulA
    PaulAabout 4 years ago

    Nice work

  • thanks Paul – I really appreciate the comment, and your kind words about my portfolio.

    – Melissa Drummond

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