Sandgate: The Twilight Zone


THERE IS ONLY ONE DAY LEFT, ALWAYS STARTING OVER: IT IS GIVEN TO US AT DAWN AND TAKEN AWAY FROM US AT DUSK ~ JEAN-PAUL SARTRE

The place: Sandgate — and adjoining suburbs — on the northern outskirts of Brisbane, Australia, a place of seaside diversion and recuperation in the Victorian era, still a popular day-trip destination for its views of Moreton Bay, the beautiful (recently reconstructed) Victorian pier at nearby Shorncliffe, the seafood — and for photographers and nature-freaks, a bountiful place indeed.

The time(-s): dawn and dusk, and the brief windows of glorious crepuscular light just before and after; the Golden Hour(-s). I’m a morning person for sure, and as an inveterate walker, the cusp of the new day in particular is the time when I’m most optimistic and at ease.

And then there’s the light. This collection mostly showcases the more spectacular displays of Bayside transcendence. Better don your safety goggles before proceeding…