Contos spring contos beach

Contos spring Contos Beach Margaret River region

Contos Spring flows when the local limestone caves have received enough underground water. The spring seeps up out of the beach sand at the southern end of Contos Beach. Overhanging limestone cliffs dominate the beach and create a colourful and dramatic back drop especially towards evening. On this particular evening there were several parties spread... Continue reading "Contos spring Contos Beach Margaret River region"

Redgate Beach coastline Margaret River region landscape photography

Redgate Beach coastline Margaret River Redgate Beach coastline Margaret River region coastline characterised by outcrops of granite. This particularly large massive boulder had a deep fissure running part way along its length. The threatening depth and angled geometry of the fissure combined with the neat layer of ocean just above it creates a visual incongruity. Adding to the drama... Continue reading "Redgate Beach coastline Margaret River region landscape photography"

Redgate Beach Margaret River Australia

Calgardup Brook Redgate Beach tidal patterns Margaret River Region

Calgardup Brook Redgate Beach, hand printed 16x20 inch silver gelatinCalgardup Brook Redgate Beach is close to Margaret River and is a popular location for learning to surf. It lies just south of the beach, snaking its way behind marram covered sand dunes as it makes a path towards the Indian Ocean. At the brook's mouth,... Continue reading "Calgardup Brook Redgate Beach tidal patterns Margaret River Region"

Rock Thryptomene Margaret River Western Australia

Coastal heath Rock Thryptomene Margaret River Region

Detail of Rock Thryptomene, Margaret River region. The relationships and spaces formed between the living and the inanimate often create a fascinating visual harmony. These wind pruned, stunted coastal Rock Thryptomene sit high on granite sea cliffs just north of Margaret River.  Their tendril like branches of rough, fibrous bark and miniature hard spiky leaves... Continue reading "Coastal heath Rock Thryptomene Margaret River Region"