Brisbane Model Train Show 2014

I’m overdue for sharing a post here at WordPress, so here’s something a bit different from my normal topics. I recently took my elderly Dad to the 2014 Brisbane Model Train Show and took some photos and video clips. Here are some samples:

A video combining some short video clips and photos:
Video:  Brisbane Model Train Show 2014, presented by The Australian Model Railway Association Queensland Branch Inc. - A montage of stills photos and shorts videos on the 2014 Brisbane Model Train Show. The show was organised by the Australian Model Railway Association (AMRA), Queensland Branch Inc.About two thirds of the short videos were taken on a DSLR and the other third on an iPod Touch.There's no music here. If you'd like me to try the same video with rights free music, let me know and I'll give it a go. This video is also on Vimeo here: https://vimeo.com/99969514

Some stills photos:

A dedicated model train enthusiast in his world:
Brisbane Model Train Show 2014, presented by The Australian Model Railway Association Queensland Branch Inc; Saturday 3 May - Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Not only trains…
Brisbane Model Train Show 2014, presented by The Australian Model Railway Association Queensland Branch Inc; Saturday 3 May - Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

There was plenty of detailed and cute scenery:
Brisbane Model Train Show 2014, presented by The Australian Model Railway Association Queensland Branch Inc; Saturday 3 May - Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

The show included some larger 1 Gauge or G Gauge trains as well:
G Guage - Brisbane Model Train Show 2014, presented by The Australian Model Railway Association Queensland Branch Inc; Saturday 3 May - Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Steam Required
Brisbane Model Train Show 2014, presented by The Australian Model Railway Association Queensland Branch Inc; Saturday 3 May - Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

The smoke facilities were in use:
Brisbane Model Train Show 2014, presented by The Australian Model Railway Association Queensland Branch Inc; Saturday 3 May - Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Closing pic:
Brisbane Model Train Show 2014, presented by The Australian Model Railway Association Queensland Branch Inc; Saturday 3 May - Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Here’s my Smugmug photo gallery on the 2014 Brisbane Model Train Show.

The video at the top of this post about the 2014 Brisbane Model Train Show is also on Vimeo here.

Thanks so much for looking.

Regards

Des
http://disci.smugmug.com/Model-Railways-1/

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Beautiful Noosa National Park – 6 enjoyable inspiring walks, Summer 2012-Winter 2013

Hi all

In the last 9 months I’ve really enjoyed 6 bushwalks through the beautiful Noosa National Park, on Australia’s Sunshine Coast. I love the variety of birds, plants, ecosystems and costal scenes which can be enjoyed in walks of just the right duration. Here are some pics:

I love the intense red in the seed pod of this Wallum Banksia (Banksia aemula) or Red Honeysuckle (Banksia serrata)
Wallum Banksia (Banksia aemula) - Noosa National Park, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia; 06 November 2012. Photos by Des Thureson - disci.smugmug.com

A Lewin’s Honeyeater (Meliphaga lewinii) enjoying morning tea from a grass tree flower [Xanthorrhoea (Family: Xanthorrhoeaceae)]
Lewin’s Honeyeater (Meliphaga lewinii) - Coastal Coolum and Birds in Noosa National Park; Coolum & Noosa, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia; 06 November 2012. Photos by Des Thureson

The cute, flighty Rufous Fantail (Rhipidura rufifrons)
Rufous Fantail (Rhipidura rufifrons) - Noosa National Park, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia; 06 November 2012. Photos by Des Thureson - disci.smugmug.com

Look twice at this one – see if you can find reference to the idea of “Yippee!! or an Olympic Diver…:)
(Look for the 'Olympic Diver' in this pic) - Perhaps a weathered Coast Honeysuckle (Banksia integrifolia) - Noosa National Park, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia; 06 November 2012. Photos by Des Thureson - disci.smugmug.com

Laughing Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae)
Laughing Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae) - Noosa National Park, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia; 06 November 2012. Photos by Des Thureson - disci.smugmug.com

The large wingspan of a tern
Alexandria Bay - Noosa National Park; Noosa Heads, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia; 19 March 2013. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

A beautiful cute Fairy Wren
Fairy Wren - Birds & Flowers - Noosa National Park, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Friday 26 July 2013. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Heathy Parrot Pea (Dillwynia retorta)
Heathy Parrot Pea (Dillwynia retorta) - Birds & Flowers - Noosa National Park, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Friday 26 July 2013. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

White Cheeked Honeyeater (Phylidonyris nigra)
White Cheeked Honeyeater (Phylidonyris nigra) - Birds & Flowers - Noosa National Park, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Friday 26 July 2013. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Beautiful Sunshine Beach at the south eastern edge of the park
Sunshine Beach - Birds & Flowers - Noosa National Park, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Saturday 27 July 2013. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Devil’s Rice (Conospermum taxifolium)
Devil's Rice (Conospermum taxifolium) - Birds & Flowers - Noosa National Park, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Sunday 28 July 2013 (Day 3). Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

The brilliant Variegated Fairy Wren (Malurus lamberti)
Variegated Fairy Wren (Malurus lamberti) - Birds & Flowers - Noosa National Park, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Sunday 28 July 2013 (Day 3). Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Wedding Bush (Ricinocarpos pinifolius)
Wedding Bush (Ricinocarpos pinifolius) - Birds & Flowers - Noosa National Park, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Sunday 28 July 2013 (Day 3). Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Perhaps a Native Iris, either Patersonia glabrata or Patersonia fragilis
Perhaps a Native Iris, either Patersonia glabrata or Patersonia fragilis - Flowers & Birds - Noosa National Park, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia; Monday 29 July 2013 (Day 4). Photos by des Thureson - disci.smugmug.com

To finish – a bird which perhaps thinks it’s a member of a choir of heavenly angels – a Brown Honeyeater (Lichmera indistincta)

Here’s my Smugmug gallery of photos from 6 visits to Noosa National Park, from November 2012 to July 2013.

Here’s an second gallery of additional pics taken on my very humble pocket camera covering 6 visits to Noosa National Park, from November 2012 to July 2013.

Thanks so much for looking.

Regards

Des
http://disci.smugmug.com/Nature/Coastal-Environments

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Dilkusha Nature Reserve – Birds, Nature, Wildlife and Flowers – Queensland, Australia

Hi all

I have enjoyed a few more visits to one of my favourite places, Dilkusha Nature Reserve, north of Maleny, in South-East Queensland’s Sunshine Coast Hinterland, Australia. The variety of beautiful birds, plants and flowers is very impressive. Here are some photos:

Section 1: Two Visits in 2012:

Rufous Fantail (Rhipidura rufifrons)
Rufous Fantail (Rhipidura rufifrons) - Birds at Dilkusha; Maleny, Sunshine Coast Hinterland, Queensland, Australia; 02 May 2012. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.  (Dilkusha Nature Reserve)

Eastern Yellow Robin (Eopsaltria australis)
Eastern Yellow Robin (Eopsaltria australis) - Dilkusha Nature Reserve - Dilkusha Birds; Maleny, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia; 06 August 2012. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Little Shrike Thrush (Colluricincla megarhyncha)
Little Shrike Thrush (Colluricincla megarhyncha) - Dilkusha Nature Reserve - Dilkusha Birds; Maleny, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia; 06 August 2012. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Green Catbird (Ailuroedus crassirostris)
Green Catbird (Ailuroedus crassirostris) - Dilkusha Nature Reserve - Dilkusha Birds; Maleny, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia; 06 August 2012. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

The inquisitive and ‘not at all shy’ Grey Fantail (Rhipidura albiscarpa)
Grey Fantail (Rhipidura albiscarpa)? - Dilkusha Nature Reserve - Dilkusha Birds; Maleny, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia; 06 August 2012. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Female Golden Whistler (Pachycephala pectoralis)
Female Golden Whistler (Pachycephala pectoralis) - Dilkusha Nature Reserve - Dilkusha Birds; Maleny, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia; 06 August 2012. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Here’s my Smugmug photo gallery on the 2012 visits to Dilkusha Nature Reserve.

Section 2 – Visit in early June 2013

Lewin’s Honeyeater (Meliphaga lewinii)
Lewin's Honeyeater (Meliphaga lewinii) - Dilkusha Nature Reserve - Birds & Flowers, Maleny, Sunshine Coast Hinterland, Queensland; 8 June 2013. Photos by Des Thureson

Look closely – an Eastern Yellow Robin (Eopsaltria australis), ‘bathing’ upside down in a little waterway or gutter beside the track
Eastern Yellow Robin (Eopsaltria australis) - Dilkusha Nature Reserve - Birds & Flowers, Maleny, Sunshine Coast Hinterland, Queensland; 8 June 2013. Photos by Des Thureson

This was the first time I’d ever seen a Fan Tailed Cuckoo (Cacomantis flabelliformis) at Dilkusha
Fan-tailed Cuckoo (Cacomantis flabelliformis) - Dilkusha Nature Reserve - Birds & Flowers, Maleny, Sunshine Coast Hinterland, Queensland; 8 June 2013. Photos by Des Thureson

This was also the first time I’d ever seen or heard a Varied Triller (Lalage leucomela) anywhere
Varied Triller (Lalage leucomela) - Dilkusha Nature Reserve - Birds & Flowers, Maleny, Sunshine Coast Hinterland, Queensland; 8 June 2013. Photos by Des Thureson

A reminder of the late Autumn / early Winter season
Dilkusha Nature Reserve - Birds & Flowers, Maleny, Sunshine Coast Hinterland, Queensland; 8 June 2013. Photos by Des Thureson

Dilkusha Nature Reserve - Birds & Flowers, Maleny, Sunshine Coast Hinterland, Queensland; 8 June 2013. Photos by Des Thureson

Dilkusha Nature Reserve - Birds & Flowers, Maleny, Sunshine Coast Hinterland, Queensland; 8 June 2013. Photos by Des Thureson

Here’s my Smugmug photo gallery from my June 2013 visit to Dilkusha Nature Reserve.

Again, here’s my photo gallery covering my 2012 visits to Dilkusha Nature Reserve.

EDIT: On 11 August 2013 I added 48 new photos to the above gallery, from a recent visit to Dilkusha in August 2013.

Thanks so much for looking.

Regards

Des
http://disci.smugmug.com/Nature

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2012 Swell Sculpture Festival – Public Art

Hi all

Last year I was again lucky enough to attend the 2012 Swell Sculpture Festival at Currumbin Beach, Gold Coast, Australia. This time I was even luckier to be able to take some shots and night time and also at dawn. Here are some pics:

A) Night & Dawn photos

The Carbon Family, by Gary Christian
The Carbon Family, by Gary Christian - Swell Sculpture Festival 2012, Night Visit; Currumbin, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia; 20 September 2012. Photos by Des Thureson.

Love Cats, by Erica Gray
Love Cats, by Erica Gray - Swell Sculpture Festival 2012, Night Visit; Currumbin, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia; 20 September 2012. Photos by Des Thureson.

WOW – Perfect Palindrome for a Memorable Moment, by Midge Johansen
WOW - Perfect Palindrome for a Memorable Moment, by Midge Johansen - Swell Sculpture Festival 2012, Night Visit; Currumbin, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia; 20 September 2012. Photos by Des Thureson.

Macro, Ivan Lovatt
Macro, Ivan Lovatt - Swell Sculpture Festival 2012, Dawn Visit; Currumbin, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia; 21 September 2012. Photos by Des Thureson.

Can’t Sea Through This, Elysium Greene
Can't Sea Through This, Elysium Greene - Swell Sculpture Festival 2012, Dawn Visit; Currumbin, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia; 21 September 2012. Photos by Des Thureson.

Suspected Illegal Entry Vessel SIEV, Erika Mayer
Suspected Illegal Entry Vessel SIEV, Erika Mayer - Swell Sculpture Festival 2012, Dawn Visit; Currumbin, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia; 21 September 2012. Photos by Des Thureson.

Jack Brown, by Deborah Redwood
Jack Brown, by Deborah Redwood - Swell Sculpture Festival 2012, Dawn Visit; Currumbin, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia; 21 September 2012. Photos by Des Thureson.

b) Day Photos

The Three Fridas, Monte Lupo
The Three Fridas, Monte Lupo - Swell Sculpture Festival 2012, Visit 1; Currumbin, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia; 20 September 2012. Photos by Des Thureson

Suspected Illegal Entry Vessel SIEV, Erika Mayer
Suspected Illegal Entry Vessel SIEV, Erika Mayer - Swell Sculpture Festival 2012, Visit 1; Currumbin, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia; 20 September 2012. Photos by Des Thureson

(Artist Capturing Art) – Suspected Illegal Entry Vessel SIEV, Erika Mayer
(Artist Capturing Art) - Suspected Illegal Entry Vessel SIEV, Erika Mayer - Swell Sculpture Festival 2012, Visit 1; Currumbin, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia; 20 September 2012. Photos by Des Thureson

Remember When We Used to go to the Beach, Jak Henson
Remember When We Used to go to the Beach, Jak Henson - Swell Sculpture Festival 2012, Day Visit; Currumbin, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia; 21 September 2012. Photos by Des Thureson.

Windman, Corey Thomas
Windman, Corey Thomas - Swell Sculpture Festival 2012, Visit 1; Currumbin, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia; 20 September 2012. Photos by Des Thureson

My Photo Galleries on the 2012 Swell Sculpture Festival:
1. Night and Dawn Photos
2. Day Photos

Here’s my photo gallery from the 2011 Swell Sculpture Festival.

Thanks so much for looking!

Regards

Des
http://disci.smugmug.com/Art

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Beautiful Burleigh Heads National Park – Multiple enjoyable walks – Gold Coast, Australia

Hi all

Continuing on with my nature theme, here are the results of several very enjoyable walks through Burleigh Heads National Park, on Australia’s Gold Coast.

Eastern Water Dragon (Physignathus lesueurii lesueurii) (plenty more pics in the gallery)
Eastern Water Dragon (Physignathus lesueurii lesueurii) - Birds & Dragons - Burleigh Heads National Park, Monday 2 January 2012, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. Photos by Des Thureson: http://disci.smugmug.com

Brahminy Kite (Haliastur indus)
Brahminy Kite (Haliastur indus) - Dragons & Birds at Burleigh Heads National Park, Friday 11 November 2011. Photos by Des Thureson:  http://disci.smugmug.com.

Presumably Lichens
Presumably Lichens - Plants, Lichens, Birds & Dragons - Burleigh Heads National Park, 31 December 2011, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. Photos by Des Thureson: http://disci.smugmug.com

The first of several lucky visits to or from a colourful, tiny Red Backed Fairy Wren (Malurus melanocephalus)
Red Backed Fairy Wren (Malurus melanocephalus) - Birds & Dragons - Burleigh Heads National Park, Monday 2 January 2012, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. Photos by Des Thureson: http://disci.smugmug.com

Red Backed Fairy Wren (Malurus melanocephalus) checks out Disci the Photographer
Red Backed Fairy Wren (Malurus melanocephalus) - Birds & Dragons - Burleigh Heads National Park, Monday 2 January 2012, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. Photos by Des Thureson: http://disci.smugmug.com

Alternate Processing: “Chocolate Sepia” – Either a female, ‘eclipse’ or juvenile Red Backed Fairy Wren (Malurus melanocephalus) (plenty of pics in the gallery)

Typically idyllic day on Australia’s Southern Gold Coast
Birds & Dragons - Burleigh Heads National Park, Monday 2 January 2012, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. Photos by Des Thureson: http://disci.smugmug.com

Laughing Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae)
Laughing Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae) - Birds & Dragons - Burleigh Heads National Park, Monday 2 January 2012, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. Photos by Des Thureson: http://disci.smugmug.com

A very cute Silvereye (Zosterops lateralis) apparently feeding(?) on a white cotton-like material in this tree’s leaves
Silvereye (Zosterops lateralis) - Birds & Dragons - Burleigh Heads National Park, Wednesday 4 January 2012, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. Photos by Des Thureson: http://disci.smugmug.com

If you look closely you might just make out the white material in the beak of this Silvereye (Zosterops lateralis)
Silvereye (Zosterops lateralis) - Birds & Dragons - Burleigh Heads National Park, Wednesday 4 January 2012, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. Photos by Des Thureson: http://disci.smugmug.com

To close on a ‘meditative note’ – Spotted Turtle Dove (Streptopelia chinensis) looking like it’s saying a prayer:)
Spotted Turtle Dove (Streptopelia chinensis) - Birds & Dragons - Burleigh Heads National Park, Wednesday 4 January 2012, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. Photos by Des Thureson: http://disci.smugmug.com

Here’s my Smugmug photo gallery on these nice visits to magnificent Burleigh Heads National Park
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Thanks so much for looking.

Regards

Des
http://disci.smugmug.com/Nature

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Kathleen McArthur (Currimundi Lake) Conservation Park, Sunshine Coast, Australia

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I’m converting this WordPress Photo Blog over to being only for photos of birds, nature, wildlife, bushwalking, hiking, travel, tourism, art and similar topics. I’ll continue to use my Blogger photo blog and my Myspace photo blog for Sport and Physical Activity Photography.

I’ve recently enjoyed two visits to Kathleen McArthur Conservation Park (Currimundi Lake Conservation Park) on Australia’s Sunshine Coast. My undoubted highlight was seeing an Olive Backed Oriole (Oriolus sagittatus) catch, shake vigorously and devour a large grub! Here are some pics:

Idyllic scene on Currimundi Lake
Dad, Son & Puppy Fishing - Birds and Banksia Heathland - Kathleen McArthur Conservation Park (Currimundi Lake Conservation Park), Currimundi, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com

New Growth of Swamp Banksia (Banksia robur)
New Growth of Swamp Banksia (Banksia robur) - Kathleen McArthur (Currimundi Lake) Conservation Park, Wurtulla, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Further information:  http://www.noosanativeplants.com.au/plants/75/banksia-robur.

White Cheeked Honeyeater (Phylidonyris nigra) playing ‘hard to get’
White Cheeked Honeyeater (Phylidonyris nigra) - Birds and Banksia Heathland - Kathleen McArthur Conservation Park (Currimundi Lake Conservation Park), Currimundi, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com

Immature Olive Backed Oriole (Oriolus sagittatus)
Immature Olive Backed Oriole (Oriolus sagittatus) - Birds and Banksia Heathland - Kathleen McArthur Conservation Park (Currimundi Lake Conservation Park), Currimundi, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com

An older Olive Backed Oriole (Oriolus sagittatus) with a large, juicy grub for lunch!
Olive Backed Oriole (Oriolus sagittatus) with a large, juicy grub for lunch!  - Birds and Banksia Heathland - Kathleen McArthur Conservation Park (Currimundi Lake Conservation Park), Currimundi, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com

The Olive Backed Oriole (Oriolus sagittatus) decided it didn’t want to eat all the green ‘goo’ from the grub’s insides, so proceeded to shake out much of the goo:
Olive Backed Oriole (Oriolus sagittatus) with a large, juicy grub for lunch (and whipping it into shape)!  - Birds and Banksia Heathland - Kathleen McArthur Conservation Park (Currimundi Lake Conservation Park), Currimundi, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com

Easier to get down the hatch now…
Olive Backed Oriole (Oriolus sagittatus) with a large, juicy grub for lunch!  - Birds and Banksia Heathland - Kathleen McArthur Conservation Park (Currimundi Lake Conservation Park), Currimundi, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com

Little Friar Bird (Philemon citreogularis)
Little Friar Bird (Philemon citreogularis) - Birds and Banksia Heathland - Kathleen McArthur Conservation Park (Currimundi Lake Conservation Park), Currimundi, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Saturday 26 May 2012. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com

Cute little Silvereye (Zosterops lateralis)
Silvereye (Zosterops lateralis) - Birds and Banksia Heathland - Kathleen McArthur Conservation Park (Currimundi Lake Conservation Park), Currimundi, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Saturday 26 May 2012. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com

To finish, a ‘stress relief’ image for you:
Idyllic place soaking up the late Autumn sun, fishing adjacent to Currimundi Lake - Birds and Banksia Heathland - Kathleen McArthur Conservation Park (Currimundi Lake Conservation Park), Currimundi, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Saturday 26 May 2012. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com

Here’s my Smugmug gallery on my two visits to Kathleen McArthur (Currimundi Lake) Conservation Park.

Thanks for looking.

Regards

Des
http://disci.smugmug.com/Nature

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2012 Mooloolaba Triathlon, Swim Bike Run; Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

Hi all

Last weekend I enjoyed attending the 2012 Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival, which included the main Sunday morning event, the 2012 Mooloolaba Triathlon. Weather permitting, the Swim Leg is in the Coral Sea, so I always find photographing the exit of the swim leg through the surf to be plenty of fun. Here are some pics:

Taylor Cecil, who placed seventh in the 2012 Mooloolaba ITU Triathlon Premium Oceania Cup.
Taylor Cecil - 2012 Mooloolaba Triathlon; Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia; 25 March 2012. Photos by Des Thureson - disci.smugmug.com.

Gillian Backhouse, who placed ninth in the 2012 Mooloolaba ITU Triathlon Premium Oceania Cup – Elite Women event.
Gillian Backhouse - 2012 Mooloolaba Triathlon; Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia; 25 March 2012. Photos by Des Thureson - disci.smugmug.com.

BB Lives On

Putting the effort in at the 2012 Mooloolaba Triathlon
Run Leg - 2012 Mooloolaba Triathlon; Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia; Sunday 25 March 2012. Photos by Des Thureson - disci.smugmug.com.

Cyclist smiling for the camera at the 2012 Mool Tri
Bike Leg - 2012 Mooloolaba Triathlon; Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia; Sunday 25 March 2012. Photos by Des Thureson - disci.smugmug.com.

“Speed Blur” – Using a slow shutter speed, and panning the camera as the cyclists went past
2012 Mooloolaba Triathlon; Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia; 25 March 2012. Photos by Des Thureson - disci.smugmug.com.

The dramatic Zipp disc wheel
2012 Mooloolaba Triathlon; Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia; 25 March 2012. Photos by Des Thureson - disci.smugmug.com.

Just like last year, plenty of people smiled or gave a thumbs-up or peace sign for the camera (bless you)
2012 Mooloolaba Triathlon; Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia; 25 March 2012. Photos by Des Thureson - disci.smugmug.com.

Some used a different strategy
2012 Mooloolaba Triathlon; Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia; 25 March 2012. Photos by Des Thureson - disci.smugmug.com.

To finish, a pair of tandem cyclists in the cycle leg of the teams event
2012 Mooloolaba Triathlon; Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia; 25 March 2012. Photos by Des Thureson - disci.smugmug.com.

Here’s my highlights & favourites photo gallery from the 2012 Mooloolaba Triathlon.

Here’s an extra gallery of 1396 unedited images from the 2012 Mooloolaba Triathlon.

Thanks so much for looking.

Regards

Des
http://disci.smugmug.com/Sports/Triathlons
Brisbane Sports Photographer

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