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Gold coast ocean images – Glass paradise – Fine art photography on the Gold Coast

Posted: 1 September 2013 - 3:24pm
As this month draws to a close, I want to showcase this beautiful piece of ocean art photography which was taken just north of Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast. An early morning start and pristine clear water allowed for beautiful conditions to flow through to the golden sands on the Gold Coast.
 
As a surf photographer and fine art landscape photographer it’s always exciting to see these conditions roll  through to your nearest beach. In some of the photographs from this session you could see the fish and even a pair of sunglasses that had been knocked off someone’s head.
 
Gold coast ocean images have many different types of personalities and variability’s, from the beautiful sunshine and clear waters on our beaches, to the amazing picturesque city scapes and skyline of Surfers Paradise, all of which make for some amazing ocean photographs. In this particular ocean image you can see the lip of the wave almost connecting with the surface, whilst the sky scraper buildings are off in the distance. The feeling of being surrounded by such a busy place is now lost whilst in the water and your worries are no longer existent.
 
Glass paradise, ocean art photography, gold coast ocean images gallery photograph
 
Glass paradise is available in acrylic mount prints, stretched canvas giclee’ printing and also metallic photographic paper which are professionally framed and mounted with the highest attention to detail. To purchase this sought after photographic ocean art head on over to my online store, or if you’re on the Gold coast head on into Gold coast ocean images gallery & café where they’re displaying a huge 150x100cm stretched canvas. Grab a coffee and some delicious food whilst you browse the amazing talent from some of the best local photographers.
 
Don’t forget you can view more of my work on FACEBOOK, TWITTER and INSTAGRAM @jonwrightphoto. If you would like a shoutout on Instagram make sure you #shoutmejonwright so I can see your shots. Currently I am giving away 2 shoutouts a week, one on Sunday afternoon and Wednesday afternoon. Some amazing photos have been coming through recently which has been great to see.
 
Lastly make sure you’re following me on twitter as a new competition will be released very shortly..
 
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Ocean art photography on the Gold coast

Posted: 21 August 2013 - 2:29pm

If you have had the time to peruse my ocean art portfolio you would have noticed there is a vast range of ocean art from the Gold coast area and some from Hawaii and Bali also.

Several years ago when I first started photographing the ocean I was focused on shooting surfers, body-board riders and even the odd body surfer. I had a lot of success with shooting these guys with my main accolades was winning the “Digital camera world photographer of the year - 2010” picking up a nice cash price too. Now a days though my passion lies within capturing the ocean and movements of waves along the golden sand banks from Stradbroke island to Kingscliff in Northern NSW and everywhere in-between.

Surf photography on the Gold Coast is ever becoming increasingly popular, head down to Duranbah or Snapper rocks on any weekend and there is as many photographers as there are surfers. Many photographers start off extremely passionate about their love for surf photography, but as the years go by I’ve noticed some of the guys I was shooting with when I started, have slowly moved on to other forms of photography and drifted out of the scene. It’s not easy being a surf photographer or a photographer based on the Gold coast for that matter, the prices of cameras and camera gear is getting more and more competitive every month, it’s becoming even harder to show that different style and diversity in ones work. But with saying that, competition drives excellence.

Trying to be different is the only thing that will set us apart from the heard, now being different doesn’t always mean you will be liked but at least you’re giving it a “SHOT” no pun intended J

Take this shot for example; this is an underwater photo of a wave crashing down on the surface above my head. This is certainly a different look/feel and moment in time compared to a lot of what the other guys are shooting. I’m not going to give away too many details on how I shot this as I feel if I give too many of my secrets away, the rest of the Gold coast will soon follow.

Currently the water clarity on the Gold coast is unbelievable so I’m hoping I can get out in time and shoot some new work I have been conjuring up over the last year or so

You can purchase this artwork on canvas or metallic prints via my online store. www.jonwrightphoto.comand click store link. This particular image is also printed on metallic paper in Gold Coast Ocean images gallery & café in Broadbeach Australia.

Don’t forget you can view more of my work on FACEBOOK, TWITTER and INSTAGRAM @jonwrightphoto. If you would like a shoutout on Instagram make sure you #shoutmejonwright so I can see your shots. Currently I am giving away 2 shoutouts a week, one on Sunday afternoon and Wednesday afternoon. Some amazing photos have been coming through recently which has been great to see.

Lastly make sure you’re following me on twitter as a new competition will be released very shortly..

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Gold coast ocean art and fine art photography – Underwater photography - Vortex blue

Posted: 16 August 2013 - 9:16pm

Another one from my Gold coast photography series is called “vortex blue”. Vortex blue was taken on the same day as “reflections of Surfers paradise” and you can read all about it here. Vortex blue is a result of underwater surf photography, it was shot early in the morning just after the sun had risen from the horizon; it was a magical morning with super clear water and golden sand just north of Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast.

Vortex blue is the exact moment in time when a wave crashes down on the surface, the waves pressure creates this cylindrical like effect and rolls on through to the shoreline, eventually becoming nothing but foam and water.

As you’re probably already aware I specialise in ocean art and surf photography on the Gold Coast. I absolutely love waking up to the crisp mornings where the wind is offshore and the waves are groomed to perfection whether they are big or small. I’m often checking the forecasts for the waves, wind and also the tides on Coastalwatch.comswellnet.com.au and also seabreeze. It takes all these conditions to come together to shoot ocean art.

Vortex Blue can be viewed in person at Gold Coast Ocean images gallery & café in Broadbeach Australia, directly opposite the Gold coast convention centre.

You can purchase this artwork on canvas or metallic prints via my online store. www.jonwrightphoto.com and click store link. All photographs are produced at the highest quality.

Don’t forget you can view more of my work on FACEBOOK, TWITTER and INSTAGRAM @jonwrightphoto. If you would like a shoutout on Instagram make sure you #shoutmejonwright so I can see your shots. Currently I am giving away 2 shoutouts a week, one on Sunday afternoon and Wednesday afternoon. Some amazing photos have been coming through recently which has been great to see.

 

Lastly make sure you’re following me on twitter as a new competition will be released very shortly.

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Gold coast art

Posted: 2 August 2013 - 1:49pm

Purchase Gold Coast artwork from my online store and also from Gold coast images gallery and cafe in Broadbeach.

My second image during this month is called “Reflections of Surfers paradise” fine art by Jon Wright. This magnificent piece of Gold Coast art was taken just north of Surfers paradise on the Gold Coast. I was up early in the morning before sunrise with a certain vision in mind, cold and just barely making it to the beach because I didn’t fill up my car with fuel, none the less I arrived at my destination on the northern end of the Gold coast to be greeted by a HUGE pelican. I quickly ran back to my car to grab my camera but he had flown away by the time I got my camera out.

Ocean art and fine art seascape photography on the Gold coast is where most of my photographs take place. Being a Gold Coast photographer has many advantages including the beautiful ocean right at our doorstep along with a beautiful city scape. In this image I have tried to capture both the city line and the beautiful waves and their colours. I recently had this image placed on a gicle’ canvas in a Gold coast photography gallery “Gold coast images gallery & café” in Broadbeach which is certainly becoming a Gold Coast attraction. The artwork really does look 10 times better than on your desktop background so make sure you pop in and have browse.

 

Being able to find peace in such a busy area is something unique and special and extremely difficult to find on the Gold Coast.  However on this day there was no one else in site. I was truly able to appreciate my surrounds and am extremely lucky to get such an amazing piece of photography.

You can purchase this artwork on canvas or metallic prints via my online store. www.jonwrightphoto.com and click store. All photographs are produced at the highest quality.

Don’t forget you can view more of my work on FACEBOOK, TWITTER and INSTAGRAM @jonwrightphoto. If you would like a shoutout on Instagram make sure you #shoutmejonwright so I can see your shots. Currently I am giving away 2 shoutouts a week, one on Sunday afternoon and Wednesday afternoon. Some amazing photos have been coming through recently which has been great to see.

Lastly I have loads of different canvas prints and photgraphy artwork from the Gold coast on my online store. This one has certainly been a popular canvas purchase for the home with the 2:1 pano ratio. Head on over and grab yourself a lasting memory.

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Gold Coast surf photography Straddie

Posted: 29 July 2013 - 9:45pm

Over the next month I will be posting one blog a week about the ocean artwork I have taken over the last several years. I will include seascape photographs, underwater photography and surf photography. The love for the ocean and waves was built into my DNA, a family living just north of the Gold Coast and not far from the Sunshine coast we visited the beach regularly. From a very young age I remember one of the first times my father had taken me out on a boogie board up on the Sunshine coast of Australia. I remember we used to head up the north coast every Easter for a family holiday. My dad bought me a foam core body board, I had absolutely no idea what this contraption was or how I was even going to catch a wave on this thing. The first wave I caught though was all it I needed to be hooked.

To this day I find surfing and surf photography my way of meditation, being out in the ocean washes away all your worries of life and your key focus is the environment around you. There comes a times that you’re watching the shadows below you, you see a dorsal fin pop up in front of you and your heart races only to realise it is one of the most majestic animals on this earth, the bottlenose dolphin. The ocean is perfect but a moody place to be! I hope the images I post and share with you over the next few weeks, capture this emotion and love for the ocean I have.

 

This particular surf photograph from a well-known spot on the Gold Coast called, “South straddie” aka “Stradbroke island” or “T.O.S” was the first time I used my 70-200mm canon lens in the water. I was a little unsure on how it would perform being such a long lens, but started to get the hang of it.

A body boarder begins his descent into a wave as the rainbow on the wave is pitched behind the subject. A perfect feeling, a perfect view, who wouldn’t love this?

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