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“I’m creating art. I’m not trying to duplicate reality. Photography has never been able to duplicate reality, and if it could, it’s not art.” Ken Rockwell.

“A photograph is made, not taken.” Ansel Adams

Originally hailing from Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia, Luke Griffin is a passionate photographer who has spent the past 18 months focussing intently on improving his skills, abilities and experience in a variety of photographic genres, techniques and post-processing methodologies.

Luke’s work uniquely reflects his life-long love of the outdoors and his keen interest in portraiture. Having recently returned from 4.5 years living and travelling abroad, his portfolio presents an intriguing variety of images that will delight any viewer.

“Why limit yourself to being average? If you have a talent, make the most of it. If you have a dream, why not go after it?” Justin Langer

My Equipment

  1. Nikon D7000
  2. Sigma 10-20mm lens
  3. Nikkor 50mm 1.8F lens
  4. Nikkor 18-55mm lens
  5. Nikkor 55-200mm lens
  6. Nikon SB-400 Speedlight Flash
  7. 2xOCF’s and wireless triggers
  8. Hoya ND 8 Filter
  9. Hoya ND 400 filter
  10. Circular Polarized Filter
  11. Remote shutter release
  12. Tripod


February 9, 2011
“Sunrise for Stephanie”the sunrise image below is my own small gesture towards a friend’s memory and my gift to her husband and 2 teenage boys whom she leaves behind. Please click on the photograph to help me raise money and awareness for breast cancer research. Available with or without pink ‘breast cancer awareness’ border.

These 5 pieces have collectively received 9 RedBubble Admin features.


Which Way (x 2)
Stunning Switzerland
Four Letter Word
Hometown Photography
Visulaising Emotion
Artist on Facebook
Around The World


These 104 pieces have collectively received 192 group features and 9 RedBubble Admin features (see them here – 1,2,3,4,5 ).

All images are copyright © Luke Griffin and Diesel Photographics. The materials contained may not be reproduced, copied, edited, published, transmitted or downloaded in any way, shape or form. All rights are reserved. Copying, altering, displaying or redistribution of any of these images without written permission from the Artist is strictly prohibited.

  • Joined: November 2010


Editor's Pick on HDR Spotting

Celebrating just a little today having my ‘Life on the Lake’ chosen as an “Editor’s Pick” on HDR Spotting. Woot! / This is the same image that got to the number 1 most popular spot on 500px. / Here it is on 500px for anyone who’d like to vote for it there ;-): / And the link to HDR Spotting / If you’ve not stopped by make sure you check it out – a s…
Posted about 7 years – 6 comments

#1 most popular on 500px

Gobsmacked to see today that my Life on the Lake image had been voted right up to number 1 most popular on the 500px site! / Here is the image here on RB for anyone who’d like to see it:
Posted about 7 years – 12 comments

PLEASE help me help my friend.

PLEASE READ… PLEASE ‘FAVOURITE’… please help if you can… / _________________________________________________________________ / (EDIT – the below auction has ended and the print sold for $325!! However all future profits from the auction image Seaside Awakenings will donated towards the funds to help Mandy and her family’s ongoing costs. / If you would st…
Posted over 7 years – 32 comments

How I make my "View Extra Large" button/option.

I firstly have to apologise as I intended to do this well over a month ago. Life has become a little crazy round here since then and I had just plain forgotten. Anyways, on with the show… / Quite a few people have asked me how I do the “view extra large” button that I include with my descriptions for my images so here is what I hope, is a quick and easy to understand guide. / …
Posted over 7 years – 13 comments
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