Prior to my solo Balranald photo trip for the Mallee Routes project the morning poodlewalks with Kayla had started to shift from exclusively walking amongst the seaweed and granite rocks the foreshore below the Heritage Trail to walking along the back country roads.
One reason for the change in emphasis is that sun is too bright early in the morning for photography, so the coastal walks with now take place with Maleko in the later afternoon. This is when the coastal rocks are in open shadow and the contrast is softer:
However, it is hit and miss with finding the seaweed, bird wings, dead birds or fish for the open air studio. For a while it has only been the odd bit of ephemeral seaweed lying amongst the granite rocks that I can use to construct a still life. Continue reading “seaweed, quartz + granite”