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This weeks photo was the last thing I expected to capture when arriving on location at Beachmere on the Queensland Sunshine Coast.

My intention was to shoot a small concrete jetty I had heard about in the area. Without the exact details on its location I had to park the car and walk along the waters edge to start exploring. After about 400m I noticed the sun was rising and I didn’t have an interesting foreground object, nor was I close to finding the the jetty I was in search of. I noticed these 2 seats on poles and my first reaction was what the hell! That’s going to totally screw up my shot. My shot being the fruit of a Pandanus Palm shot up close, with the rising sun on the horizon. It wasn’t looking all that spectacular when it hit me. Those darn seats on poles were my shot.

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These seats are so bizarrely positioned and seem out of place that they make the viewer question them. I really liked the texture in the sand and the way the early morning sunlight’s angle provided some great contrast.

Something I have only just started doing is capturing behind the scenes (BTS) stills of the weeks image. It’s a way for me to give you guys a sneak peak of how I captured the weeks image. You can get the sneak peaks and extra tips on the Facebook page and my Twitter feed.