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Ocean art photography on the Gold coast

August 21, 2013 2 Comments

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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Thina
Thina

October 09, 2015

Fantastic blog! Do you have any tips for aspiring wrtires? I’m planning to start my own site soon but I’m a little lost on everything. Would you propose starting with a free platform like WordPress or go for a paid option? There are so many options out there that I’m completely confused .. Any suggestions? Kudos!

Jordan
Jordan

September 21, 2015

And I thought I was the sensible one. Thanks for setting me starhgit.

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Unframed Products Framed Products
Print Size in CM Canvas Rolled Canvas Stretched Acrylic Sheer Mount Aluminium Prints Metallic (print only) Framed Metallic Print Overall Framed Size in CM
3:2 ratio              
50x33 N/A N/A N/A N/A $199 $419 62x45
60x40 $150 $229 N/A $500 $239 $460 72x52
75x50 $180 $299 $599 $750 $280 $499 89x64
100x66 $290 $489 $729 N/A $419 $720 114x80
120x80 $400 $579 N/A N/A $599 $919 134x94
135x90 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A $1,320 154x104
150x100 $480 $649 $1,349 $1,450 $1,000 $1,799 166x116
2:1 Ratio Canvas Rolled Canvas Stretched Acrylic Sheer Mount Aluminium Prints Metallic (print only) Framed Metallic Print Overall Framed Size in CM
50x25 N/A N/A N/A N/A $199 $419 62x37
60x30 $150 $229 N/A $500 $239 $460 72x42
75x37.5 $180 $299 $599 $750 $280 $499 89x51.5
100x50 $290 $489 $729 N/A $419 $720 114x64
120x60 $400 $579 N/A N/A $499 $919 134x74
150x75 $480 $649 $1,349 $1,450 $899 $1,320 154x79
1:1 Ratio Canvas Rolled Canvas Stretched Acrylic Sheer Mount Aluminium Prints Metallic (print only) Framed Metallic Print Overall Framed Size in CM
60x60 N/A $290 $540 N/A N/A $550 72x72
75x75 N/A $400 $740 N/A N/A $690 89x89
100x100 N/A $440 $1,200 N/A N/A $1,320 104x104

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