The Making Of (Stories behind the Images)

Emmet railway station taken by Mackay Landscape Photographer whilst in outback queenslandThe Making of ‘Emmet’ by David Phillips

The richly historical Emmet Railway Station echoes sentiments of a life from long ago. In the background, a rich myriad of clouds decorate the skyline all the way to the horizon. As the rain falls, beams of light shine down, eliciting an ..   Read the entire article by clicking here.

 

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Mackay Photographer shoots landscape off of breakwall at the Mackay Harbour Marina

The Making of ‘Harbour Glow’ by David Phillips

As the warmth and humidity of a December night in Mackay presses on, the sunset offers a breathtaking interplay of colours across the harbour. Brilliant reds, pinks, and oranges light up the horizon, producing a..   Read the entire article by clicking here.

 

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sugar export at mackay harbour landscape photo including sugar silosThe Making of ‘Harbour Lights’ by Cheryl Eagers

An early evening panorama of Mackay Harbour brings together a visually tantalising combination of blue and gold. The wind blows the cloud cover in the sky, blending the..   Read the entire article by clicking here.

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eungella dam landscape photography by mackay photographersThe Making of ‘Silent Vigil’ by Cheryl Eagers

As dawn breaks in Queensland, the horizon dances with the light pinks and blues of a sun just about to rise. The water shimmers like..   Read the entire article by clicking here.

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chamption colour print won by david phillips at the mackay showThe Making of ‘The Spit’ by David Phillips

The dawn begins to break over the Gold Coast of Australia. As the prominent jetty stretches toward the horizon, flecks of pink and orange reflect from the….   Read the entire article by clicking here.

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duet printed for the mackay showThe Making of ‘Duet’ by Cheryl Eagers

A boat repair workshop showcases a complex frame with a sign reading ‘Duet’ alongside the organised chaos of daily life. Boats, repair equipment, and….   Read the entire article by clicking here.

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CE SCAPES 072 The Promenade CATThe Making of ‘The Promenade’ by Cheryl Eagers

Visitors enjoy the sights and sounds of the Lake Windermere Promenade. Ducks and swans excitedly swim as they’re fed. Tourists gather all around the beautiful area to relax and take in the atmosphere. The portrait captures the….   Read the entire article by clicking here.

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CE SCAPES 081 New York City CAT WEBThe Making of ‘New York City’ by Cheryl Eagers

The water ripples in the foreground with a jet boat making its way across the shot. The centerpiece of the picture is the iconic New York City skyline announcing its presence. Above the….   Read the entire article by clicking here.

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CE SCAPES 068 The Prayer Notre Dame Cathedral Catholic church Paris France catThe Making of ‘The Prayer’ by Cheryl Eagers

A decisive moment.  Two clergymen stand together, hands clasped in a candid moment in front of the historic and breathtaking Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France. The burning….   Read the entire article by clicking here.

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FLOWER ART PHOTOGRAPHY BY MACKAY PHOTOGRAPHER CHERYL EAGERSThe Making of ‘Sunshine’ by Cheryl Eagers

‘Taken at the scenic Cloudehill Gardens in Olinda, Victoria, Sunshine showcases the floral beauty that’s present all across this wonderful venue. Standing just….   Read the entire article by clicking here.

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DPSC133 Irishman Creek Canterbury Lake Tekapo South Island New ZealandThe Making of ‘Irishman Creek’ by David Phillips

‘Located in Canterbury, South Island of New Zealand, Irishman Creek showcases the true expansive beauty and awe this region offers visitors. Embodying the….   Read the entire article by clicking here.

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champion colour print by mackay printer david phillips for the mackay showThe Making of ‘Sky Fire’ by David Phillips

‘The Milky Way shimmers in the night sky, lighting up the area with its awe-inspiring presence. Right alongside the impressive Milky Way view, you can see….   Read the entire article by clicking here.

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DPSC134 Self Powered milkway way in mackay areaThe Making of ‘Self Powered’ by David Phillips

‘The Milky Way shimmers in the night sky, lighting up the area with its awe-inspiring presence. Right alongside the impressive Milky Way view, you can see….   Read the entire article by clicking here.

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photography at sarina beach inlet boat rampThe Making of ‘Reaching Out’ by Cheryl Eagers

‘With wispy clouds glowing at the horizon line of Sarina Beach, these trees make their way upwards toward the sky. Their direction shows….   Read the entire article by clicking here.

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photograph of little green island off the coast of shoal point in mackay webThe Making of ‘Little Green Island’ by Cheryl Eagers

Taken just off of Shoal Point, Mackay in Queensland, this picture captures the delicate beauty and serenity you can only find in this scenic region. The just set sun offers light shades….   Read the entire article by clicking here.

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sky photography mackay marina from the harbour breakwallThe Making of ‘Gelato Skies’ by Cheryl Eagers

‘In the stifling hot Mackay skyline, a storm lingers on the horizon. Soft shades of blue, pink and light orange blend together in a distinct cascading of….   Read the entire article by clicking here.

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MACKAY PHOTOGRAPHERS IMAGE OF DAFFODILSThe Making of ‘Sun-Kissed’ by Cheryl Eagers

‘Taken in the scenic Little Kaiteriteri region in New Zealand, this shot captures the essence of spring. The bright yellow daffodil is accented with….   Read the entire article by clicking here.

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voilet vista mackay gooseponds photographyThe Making of ‘Voilet Vista’ by Cheryl Eagers

‘The rising sun casts its glowing light on the Gooseponds, a scenic natural area in North Mackay. The glowing dawn illuminates the…..   Read the entire article by clicking here.

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DPSC126 Resting Lake Heyes Queenstown New ZealandThe Making of ‘Resting’ by David Phillips

‘Resting’ captures a wonderful moment in time at the breathtakingly beautiful Lake Heyes in Queenstown, New Zealand. The shot reflects some of the true wonder and awe New Zealand offers to photographers, nature enthusiasts and all those who love to sit back and take in…..   Read the entire article by clicking here.

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Image of tide going out at Emieo by Mackay Photographers David PhillipsThe Making of ‘Sunset Boulevard’ by David Phillips

Captured in Eimeo, Mackay, this tranquil sunset shot reflects the peacefulness we all can find – right in our own backyards. I was travelling alongside …..   Read the entire article by clicking here.

 

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learn photography mackayThe Making of ‘Summer Storm’ by Cheryl Eagers

Captured right as the rippling electricity made its way down to the ground and across the sky, the picture showcases both the beauty and magnificence of the Australian skyline. Underneath this beauty lies…..   Read the entire article by clicking here.

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DPSC128 Sea Breeze capehillsborough mackay queenslandThe Making of ‘Sea Breeze’ by David Phillips

A wonderful tourist destination, Cape Hillsborough is known for its lush tropical vistas, scenic beaches and famous views of local kangaroos and wallabies. This unique….   Read the entire article by clicking here.

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The Making of ‘Strike Two’ by David Phillips

Shot at the marina of the Mackay Harbour, ‘Strike Two’ captures one of the most stunning moments I’ve ever experienced as a nature photographer.  The lights ….Read the entire article by clicking here.

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Mackay Photographers Safe and Sound Lake Windemere Lakes DistrictThe Making of ‘Safe and Sound’ by Cheryl Eagers

Taken on Lake Windermere in the scenic Lakes District of the UK, ‘Safe and Sound’ reflects a wondrous sense of tranquility after the storm. With complex shades of blue alongside brilliant lights and darks, the shot….   Read the entire article by clicking here.