Amongst the Seagulls at Port Campbell – Victoria

Amongst the Seagulls at Port Campbell – Victoria


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Captured at the picturesque Gibson Steps in Port Campbell, the image showcases a flock of seagulls taking flight from the sandy shoreline, their wings spread wide against the backdrop of the approaching sunset. The photographer, camera in hand, had strategically startled the resting seagulls, causing them to ascend into the sky, their silhouettes casting elongated shadows on the beach below. The timing, about an hour before sunset, bathed the scene in a warm, golden light, adding a serene glow to the image. The seagulls, caught mid-flight, added a dynamic element to the otherwise tranquil setting. The shadows of the seagulls, imprinted on the sand, created a captivating visual effect, almost like a secondary, shadowy flock mirroring the one in the sky. The image, therefore, is not just a snapshot of a moment, but a carefully orchestrated play of light, shadow, and movement.


Mike Launder is a celebrated Australian landscape photographer who has been painting the world through his lens since 2018. A self-taught artist, Mike’s journey began during a trip to New York, where he acquired his first camera. Unbeknownst to him at the time, this would mark the genesis of a fulfilling career in photography, a field where he has combined his passion for natural beauty and his creative flair to phenomenal effect. More about Mike