Sunrise Photography at The Spit (Member Suggested)

This Meetup location comes suggested to us by group member Jacky. The Queensland Landscape Photographers have braced this brilliant location with their presence once before and with great success I might add - check out the photos.

The Spit is home to a myriad of photo opportunities but one of the most popular is the iconic pumping jetty. For those interested in some action shots, bring along your telephoto lens for captures of early morning surfers and fishermen. There is also a great 'long' shot looking south-ish towards surfers.

There will be a lot of us so make sure to spread out. I have also posted a map with the angle of sunrise below so you can plan your shot accordingly.

As this was a member suggested Meetup I'm unsure whether I'll be available to attend this Meetup personally. In the event I am not able to make it I will appoint a regular member as your 'go to' person.

Cheers,
Destin


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  • RogerG

    Isn't it a shame that our fishermen can't look after their fishing lines. The second image ( seagull) is entangled in that curse to sea creatures. Roger

    August 18

  • Lynn

    Good experience!

    August 10

  • Sally W.

    Great morning and thanks for being such a friendly helpful group.

    3 · August 9

  • Jacky

    Excellant

    August 9

  • Lindy

    beautiful :)

    August 9

  • Mark S.

    Driving down in the morning.
    Have a couple of seats if anyone is stuck.
    Leaving from Belmont.

    July 30

    • Mark S.

      BTW my mobile is[masked]

      August 8

    • yuki

      yes, Labrador !

      5:15 ! Thank you ! I'll text you to let you know my number :)

      August 8

  • tracey

    Sorry can't make it on this date, happy shooting!

    August 4

  • Joyce C.

    Sorry can't make it as family gathering that weekend.

    August 2

  • Lynn

    Thankx for that - I assumed with all the recent conversations that it was 2morrow & didn't actually check the date!

    August 1

  • Terry Ann P.

    Lynn, the meet up is Next weekend the 9th

    August 1

  • Lynn

    It's been very smoky down here for the last 3 mornings & it blew in again this afternoon. So am not sure how clear it will 2morrow - I guess it depends on when the cold change comes thru, how windy & whether any fires are stirred up?

    August 1

  • Fiona R.

    Sorry can't make it as I will under water taking photos.

    August 1

  • Jacky

    Hi, Looking at the map we meet near sea world. Is this correct. I thought at the end of the walkway?

    July 29

    • Destin

      Hi Jacky. Passed Seaworld right down the end near the pier. Sometimes the Meetup map is incorrect. I'll see if I can amend it.

      1 · July 29

    • Destin

      Should be fixed now. Cheers, Destin

      July 29

  • Karyn

    How are most people getting up there? Is anyone staying overnight or are most of you doing the early, early drive?

    July 29

  • John m.

    Happy to go

    July 29

  • Julie D.

    Looking forward to this opportunity

    July 20

  • Chris S.

    Hi Destin, yes it is this saturday. I won;t be going because I have photographed this place to death. here is the link to tides all year.
    http://www.msq.qld.gov.au/Tides/Tide-tables.aspx

    July 6

  • Chris S.

    Next Sat high tide is at 7.47am and sunrise at 6.37am The next time they coincide on a weekend is 9th Aug with high tide at 6.41am and sunrise at 6.22

    July 5

    • Destin

      G'day Chris, is that this Sat coming (12th)? Thanks for sending through the details. May I ask where you find tide times so far in advance. I can only ever seem to find 1 week max.

      July 6

  • Melanie S.

    Hi The Spit would be a great location, look forward to details Thanks Mel

    July 3

  • Stewart

    Hi Jacky,

    It's also a good spot for sunset shots looking back over Wavebreak Island.

    July 3

  • Jacky

    Hi,
    I made this as a suggestion. Anyone is welcome to do it. I just thought it may be a good sunrise spot

    July 3

  • Lynn

    Likewise - date/time dependent for me too :)

    July 3

  • Destin

    Hey all.... there's no date set yet. This is a Meetup location suggested by Jacky. It has the go ahead but Jacky has suggested high tide. I'm watching and waiting for the tides before I set a date. Cheers.

    July 2

  • tracey

    Im keen too..dependent on date :)

    July 2

  • Fiona

    I'm keen but depends on date/time

    July 2

  • Tony

    Silly question, but what date? I can't see it yet - currently using the mobile app. Depending on date will also determine attendance. Cheers!

    July 2

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