Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/art2iron/public_html/wendypaine.com.au/libraries/cms/application/cms.php on line 471
Wendy Paine | Photography
Toolbar
  • Layout
    Linear Layout
    Grid Layout
  • Categories

Wendy Paine

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/art2iron/public_html/wendypaine.com.au/templates/ja_lens/html/com_k2/ja_lens/category_item.php on line 19

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/art2iron/public_html/wendypaine.com.au/templates/ja_lens/html/com_k2/ja_lens/category_item.php on line 21

2014

24 items

I was lucky to capture this amazing sunburst through the clouds towards sunset time at the Busselton Jetty.  It lasted only 10 minutes before the sun lowered and the cloud formations changed. 


Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/art2iron/public_html/wendypaine.com.au/templates/ja_lens/html/com_k2/ja_lens/category_item.php on line 21

Margaret River and the Yallingup region is renowned worldwide for surfing -- this break is at Cape Naturaliste in the area locals call the Dark Side of the Moon.  The rocky shoreline is awesome along here, the wind and waves have carved amazing rocky structures over millions of years.


Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/art2iron/public_html/wendypaine.com.au/templates/ja_lens/html/com_k2/ja_lens/category_item.php on line 21

This photo was taken from within the Margaret River mtb trails network known locally as the Pines.  This particular trail, called Big Pine, is beautifully flowing with dense orange-brown soil and in Spring the trail is bordered with Arum Lillies.


Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/art2iron/public_html/wendypaine.com.au/templates/ja_lens/html/com_k2/ja_lens/category_item.php on line 21

This photo was taken from within the Margaret River mtb trails network known locally as the Pines.  These beautiful Karri trees are not growlng as densely as they were 'back-in-the-day' , but there are still remnant pockets of these magnificent trees in Margaret River and south towards Boranup Forest.


Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/art2iron/public_html/wendypaine.com.au/templates/ja_lens/html/com_k2/ja_lens/category_item.php on line 21

Just managed to capture the sun before it dipped into the clouds, got a great lens sunburst - (using the old photographer's trick of a small apperture).  I love the river of gold reflecing off the surface of the water with the tiny silhouette of someone fishing in their dinghy.


Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/art2iron/public_html/wendypaine.com.au/templates/ja_lens/html/com_k2/ja_lens/category_item.php on line 21

Early morning sunlight almost peeping over the top of sand dune, grasses and rocks near Meelup, at Cape Naturaliste


Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/art2iron/public_html/wendypaine.com.au/templates/ja_lens/html/com_k2/ja_lens/category_item.php on line 21

This pink bud is tiny and the plant itself was covered in masses of them.  At first glance they looked very ordinary, but up close with the macro lens, their true beauty was evident.


Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/art2iron/public_html/wendypaine.com.au/templates/ja_lens/html/com_k2/ja_lens/category_item.php on line 21

I find the veggie patch provides me with lots of macro photo opportunities because we let most of our vegetables flower so we can collect their seeds.  These beautiful little buds are from an onion chive, just before it blooms.


Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/art2iron/public_html/wendypaine.com.au/templates/ja_lens/html/com_k2/ja_lens/category_item.php on line 21

In sprintime throughout the southwest, every paddock is dotted with haybales drying in the sunshine waiting to be brought into storage for summer.  The lush green paddocks turn to gold so quickly.


Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/art2iron/public_html/wendypaine.com.au/templates/ja_lens/html/com_k2/ja_lens/category_item.php on line 21

Cape Naturaliste is on the western tip of Geographe Bay in southwest Western Australia, it has small pristine beaches and rockpools, large clusters of ancient rocks bathed by the pure waters of the Indian Ocean.  This is Castle Rock, red-gold granite rising from a perfect white beach.


Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/art2iron/public_html/wendypaine.com.au/templates/ja_lens/html/com_k2/ja_lens/category_item.php on line 21

I found this lovely flower blooming in the Australian Native Garden section of the Kings Park Botanical Gardens in Perth - this is a single bloom, flowers within a flower.  Amazingly, this bloom went through three transformations from budding to seeding, each stage looked completely different to the previous, each stage exquisitely beautiful.


Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/art2iron/public_html/wendypaine.com.au/templates/ja_lens/html/com_k2/ja_lens/category_item.php on line 21

It was a bit of a hike but it was worth it to pop out from the trail at the top of Wilyabrup Cliffs, situated between Gracetown and Yalllingup. Glorious views of the Indian Ocean, a place to sit and think of nothing but life in the moment and enjoy the sounds and smells of nature.


Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/art2iron/public_html/wendypaine.com.au/templates/ja_lens/html/com_k2/ja_lens/category_item.php on line 21

Whenever you venture to the beach at Busselton, your view will always include the Busselton Jetty as it stretches 1.8km north into Geographe Bay.  On this sunny spring day, there wasn't another person to be found on the beach, just me to enjoy the glorious clouds in the big blue sky.


Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/art2iron/public_html/wendypaine.com.au/templates/ja_lens/html/com_k2/ja_lens/category_item.php on line 21

I shared this this cloudless summer sunrise with a lonesome seagull at the beachfront at Busselton Jetty.  The warming pinks and purples don't last for long, there's only about 5 minutes to capture the glow before the sky turns to pale blue.


Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/art2iron/public_html/wendypaine.com.au/templates/ja_lens/html/com_k2/ja_lens/category_item.php on line 21

This golden grass seed is basking in the late summer sunshine.  Found just about everywhere, grass seeds are drying out and getting ready to burst into green life as soon as it starts raining again in autumn.


Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/art2iron/public_html/wendypaine.com.au/templates/ja_lens/html/com_k2/ja_lens/category_item.php on line 21

This is an area which the locals call the Dark Side of the Moon, situated at Cape Naturaliste not far from the Lighthouse on the northern tip of the Capes region.  This is the Indian Ocean which pounds the coastline - the waves are perfect, it's a highway for migrating whales and other marine life and ancient rock formations are carved by the wind.


Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/art2iron/public_html/wendypaine.com.au/templates/ja_lens/html/com_k2/ja_lens/category_item.php on line 21

Crops of rocks in orange, gold and charcoal against big blue Australian summer sky.  Throw in the cool blue waters of Meelup Bay and you have a perfect contrast of colours and textures.


Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/art2iron/public_html/wendypaine.com.au/templates/ja_lens/html/com_k2/ja_lens/category_item.php on line 21

This wetland area was burned by an arsonist a few years ago.  The beautiful skeletons of these trees bathed with the golden glow of early morning sunshine and the magnificent blue skies are reflected so clearly in the shallow water.


Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/art2iron/public_html/wendypaine.com.au/templates/ja_lens/html/com_k2/ja_lens/category_item.php on line 21

The iconic Busselton Jetty at sunset.  Although the Interpretive Centre is closed in the evenings, visitors are still able to walk to the end during the evening.  In summer it's lovely to walk on the jetty at this time of night to enjoy the cool ocean breezes.


Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/art2iron/public_html/wendypaine.com.au/templates/ja_lens/html/com_k2/ja_lens/category_item.php on line 21

The Vasse River at Wonnerup - this is very early autumn and it hasn't rained for months, the clouds build up and look promising, but as yet no rain has fallen. 


Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/art2iron/public_html/wendypaine.com.au/templates/ja_lens/html/com_k2/ja_lens/category_item.php on line 21

The Busselton Jetty is the most photographed icon of Busselton, every sunset photographers are there with cameras on tripods to capture the sunset over Geographe Bay.  It's very peaceful and my favourite time of day to walk at the beachfront.


Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/art2iron/public_html/wendypaine.com.au/templates/ja_lens/html/com_k2/ja_lens/category_item.php on line 21

This tiny posy is flowers within a flower.  It's a commonly found perennial and like most tiny flowers, when viewed up close it displays a beautifully detailed structure that only the birds and bees get to see .


Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/art2iron/public_html/wendypaine.com.au/templates/ja_lens/html/com_k2/ja_lens/category_item.php on line 21

This pink blossom is an Australian native plant which I passed while riding on the beachside cycle pathway near Abbey Beach.  I just had to stop my bike to take a few pics, while my husband and our dog patiently waited alongside.  This plant must be very tough, as it was growing in sandy soil and flowering in the heat of summer when it doesn't rain for weeks on end here in the southwest of Western Australia.


Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/art2iron/public_html/wendypaine.com.au/templates/ja_lens/html/com_k2/ja_lens/category_item.php on line 21

I often find the bud of an emerging flower more interesting than the bloom itself.  I love to observe the shoot unwrapping itself - the flower emerging and presenting itself to the rest of nature.  It happens quickly and the bloom can deteriorate rapidly, it's only a matter of a day or so before it's past it's perfection.

Hello and welcome ...

These are my photographs of nature and landscapes in Western Australia.

A little about me

profile-aboutme I love living life outdoors.  I'm lucky to live in the coastal town of Busselton Western Australia which is 280km south of Perth. Read more about me

Get in Touch

Feel free to contact me using any of the methods below:

  • Email me
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Mobile
    +61 409 522 469
  • Postal Address
    PO Box 5183 West Busselton
    Western Australia 6280

View your Cart

Not Enough? Want to stay informed? Follow me now...