Bronte Beach

Bondi to Bronte: Creative Inspiration & 7 Days of Sunrise.

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Sunrise Beach Volleyball - Tamarama Beach by @hotndelicious
Sunrise Beach Volleyball – Tamarama Beach by @hotndelicious
What a magical start to Wednesday!
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I hit the backstreets of South Bondi and Tamarama on my sunrise Bondi to Bronte Coastal Walk this morning to get the glutes and quads firing, which makes my butt feel like a ripe peach at Harris Farms on market day and kickstarts the endorphins firing through my system by the time I start shooting out the back of Tamarama Beach, as the sun rises over the ocean and I walk down the hill from above to Bronte Beach.
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I had an energising week of little wins last week, with several prospective biz opportunities that I’m hoping will come into a fruition over the coming weeks and months, PLUS I’m launching a new business venture within the next 7 days – you know that I’m into it and firing on all cylinders when I carve out time on a Saturday afternoon to register various domain names, the business name and lock-in all of the brand new social media handles across all platforms. You’re going to love this – it’s going to make you crack up with laughter and give you squeals of joy when you see it. Watch this space!
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That combined with 7 x sunrise walks and 7 x lunchtime bodysurfing sessions in the 7 days from Monday to Sunday last week, had me flowing with energy and joy, so I was well ready for a 3.5 hour sunrise photography walk this morning after being stuck inside of the wet & cold, blustery winter weather of Bondi Beach the past 2 days (yes, it happens sometimes in winter) 😁✨
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I met Maria at Bronte Beach just after sunrise and we had lovely little chats, whilst capturing silhouettes of waves against the Mackenzies Point and North Bondi backdrop, bumped in Uge AKA Aquabumps at Bronte Beach and a bunch of different peeps back on my home turf on the promenade at Bondi Beach, including one of my Instagram followers Kirsten, whom I’d never met in person before. She stopped me to say hi and tell me how much she loves my pics. Thank you! (Do it, don’t be shy, peeps – it makes my day every single time). I love our little Bondi Beach community!
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As we speak, I’m editing this morning’s images with a smile on my face and you’ll note that I’ve given the captures some rustic yellows and deep, sky blues in Lightroom, as to me they fit the vibe this morning – coming out into the light of a beautiful sunrise after a stormy few days and the sea is still quite wild. Can you guess which shots are my faves?
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I am looking forward to my lunchtime bodysurfing sesh and excited for the beautiful weather forecasted for the week ahead!
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Happy Wednesday everybody!
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xo Dan AKA @hotndelicious.
Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia.
All images captured with Canon 6D with an EF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6L IS lens.
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Prints available upon request.
• Print – 60cm x 40cm – $250 + GST.
• Framed Print – 60cm x 40cm – $375 + GST.
• Custom sizes and different frames are also available.
Dan Wilkinson AKA @hotndelicious 
Stream @hotndelicious | The Entrepreneurship Podcast or follow @hotndelicious on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook: https://linktr.ee/hotndelicious

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Sunrise Beach Volleyball - Tamarama Beach by @hotndelicious
Sunrise Beach Volleyball – Tamarama Beach by @hotndelicious

 

From the backstreets of Tamarama to Bondi Beach. Cracking sunrise Sydney!

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Secret spot out the back of Tamarama Beach by @hotndelicious
Secret spot out the back of Tamarama Beach by @hotndelicious
From the backstreets of Tamarama to Bondi Beach. Cracking sunrise, Sydney!
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After the dirty-ass, stormy winter weather last week, I set myself a goal to smash out sunrise photography walks and bodysurfing every single day this week. Got to earn those weekend bevies (and the shhhh… weekday COVID lockdown brews 😁🤦‍♂️ 🤫) , plus I’m a massive foodie and loves a hot dinner too! 😆🥳
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On my sunrise photography walks, I predominantly decide on the fly which route I’m going to walk & shoot (I’ll even change mid-walk), as I adore the spontaneity of a life lived in the moment and that’s how I shoot my photography too. It keeps it fresh, makes me feel more present, which in turn builds a feeling of zen and I find that it generates even higher levels of excitement, when I discover and snap so many amazing, spontaneous moments in time (as I did this morning) by going with the flow and just seeing where the mood and shoot takes me.
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I hit a couple of my favourite secret spots out the back of Tamarama Beach, captured surfers riding beautiful sets into Bronte Beach – shot from the park bench in front of Tamarama SLSC (check out the one with the salmon jumping out of the water in front of the dude about to fall off his surfboard!!! Seriously!!!!!) and on the home stretch, I walked up and over the hill at Mackenzies Point to soak up surfers making the most of every last second of the golden waves at high tide in South Bondi. 2 hours of absolute bliss. This morning was fire!
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Love you Bondi!
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xo Dan AKA @hotndelicious.
Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia.
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Prints available upon request.
• Print – 60cm x 40cm – $250 + GST.
• Framed Print – 60cm x 40cm – $375 + GST.
• Custom sizes and different frames are also available.
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All images captured with Canon 6D with an EF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6L IS lens.
Dan Wilkinson AKA @hotndelicious 
Stream @hotndelicious | The Entrepreneurship Podcast or follow @hotndelicious on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook: https://linktr.ee/hotndelicious

For prints/collabs, social media strategy, brand content & influencer business enquiries contact: info@hotndelicious.com

Secret spot out the back of Tamarama Beach by @hotndelicious
Secret spot out the back of Tamarama Beach by @hotndelicious

 

Explosive Waves deliver Bronte Rock Pool Magic!

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Dark & stormy Bondi to Bronte by @hotndelicious
Dark & stormy Bondi to Bronte by @hotndelicious
Bam! Dark & Stormy. Welcome to wet & wild Bronte Rock Pool magic! 
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Explosive 10-15ft waves and wet & wild conditions are pounding the east coast of Australia this week and I was excited to hit Bronte Rock Pool at Sydney’s iconic Bronte Beach with my home-boy (and fellow shooter) JB this morning to capture this little bit of magic.
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Hit me up if you’re keen to snap up one of these wicked photographic prints and I hope that you’re having a lovely week. Stay safe out there, peeps!
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xo Dan AKA @hotndelicious.
Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia.
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Prints available upon request.
• Print – 60cm x 40cm – $250 + GST.
• Framed Print – 60cm x 40cm – $375 + GST.
• Custom sizes and different frames are also available.
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All images captured with Canon 6D with an EF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6L IS or 24-105mm lens.
Dan Wilkinson AKA @hotndelicious 
Stream @hotndelicious | The Entrepreneurship Podcast or follow @hotndelicious on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook: https://linktr.ee/hotndelicious

For prints/collabs, social media strategy, brand content & influencer business enquiries contact: info@hotndelicious.com

Dark & stormy Bondi to Bronte by @hotndelicious
Dark & stormy Bondi to Bronte by @hotndelicious

 

Richard Branson, skin melanoma and the Million Dollar Beard – Jimmy Niggles | Podcast Episode #104

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Jimmy Niggles - Beard Season founder joins the Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! podcast in Sydney.
Jimmy Niggles – Beard Season founder joins the Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! podcast in Sydney.

DOWNLOAD the PODCAST – #104 Jimmy Niggles – Beard Season founder.

 
Beard Season is a yearly event dedicated to Jimmy Niggles’ close friend, Wes Bonny, who died in 2009 of cancer just three months after being diagnosed with melanoma. 
 
The following winter Jimmy Niggles and his mates played what is now an annual footie game in memory of Wes and in 2011 grew their beards in his honour through the winter, in an event they dubbed Beard Season.
 
Beard Season evolved has over the past 5-6 years into an ongoing campaign to spread the word about how important it is to check your skin for abnormalities that might lead to cancer only a yearly and to raise awareness of what to look for, particularly as most people, myself included, don’t know that the most people at risk from melanoma are blokes aged 18-45.
 
On Wednesday night just gone, Jimmy and I sat down at for a Bronte Beach sunset of red wine, cheese and dips and recorded a podcast about skin cancer, Richard Branson, Graham Norton, the #MillionDollarBeard, dreams with dates & much much more.
 
It’s inspiring to think that what was an event set-up to commemorate a good mate & top bloke,   has grown into a global phenomenon and it was just wonderful to spend with an individual who is striving to spend a large chunk of their time making a positive impact on the lives of others.
 
Enjoy the podcast. Hit me up on social media to let me know what you think!
 

DOWNLOAD the PODCAST – #104 Jimmy Niggles – Beard Season founder.

Article & podcast by Dan Wilkinson of Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet!  🍻🎙✌🏻
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