CityCat Adventures

May 31, 2014  •  Leave a Comment

After Photographing Brisbane city for a while now I decided to approach it from a different view. I jumped on a CityCat at Southbank and headed down river. With the Wheel of Brisbane behind me I was on my way.

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Being in the middle of the river granted me a new perspective.

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I left around 4:30pm so the light was golden

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Although I was there to take pictures to was nice being on the water and enjoying the ride. It is not a quick trip via CityCat but it is one of the mort relaxing forms of public transport.

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It was great to be able to get this close to the buildings with the water in the foreground.

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The time of day also gave the water nice metallic golden colour which I was not expecting.

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Having both Kookaburra Queens docked was handy however they did blend in more than I was hoping. I probably should have focused on them a bit more.

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The downside to being on the CityCat however was I couldn't just pull up where ever I wanted to. Sometimes I only had a few seconds to get the shot.

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A wide angle lens was definitely required here to get the buildings and the water in frame.

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I did zoom in occasionally though for a bit more detail.

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The time had come to move on from the city now as I moved further down river 

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Under the Story Bridge was a view I had seen many times before when Paddling Outrigger Canoes but this was the first time I have been able to photograph it.

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The City behind the bridge has been Photographed extensively but it is slightly different from on the water

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This is the Bulimba Ferry Terminal. I imagine it has been there for some time. I particularly like the old clock on top.

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I stayed on the CityCat right to Brett's Wharf but I lost too much light so I didn't get much more after Bilimba but I hope you enjoyed the pictures I did take.

Till next time.

Trav


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