Clifton gardens

Day +882: Clifton Gardens

Clifton Gardens is located in Sydney’s north, near Taronga Zoo. It’s easily accessible by car, with parking directly at the gardens (for a fee), or in one of the nearby streets (connected by a steep stairway). It’s a great place to bring your family for a picnic, a little dip in the ocean, or for […]

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Day +488: Narrabeen

In the 35+ years that I’ve lived in Sydney, I’ve never been to Narrabeen. It’s pretty, and here’s the proof: Shooting at the beach can play havoc with your camera’s exposure readings so, as usual, it’s best to shoot in manual if you can. It’s important to preserve the detail in both the sky and […]

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Day +227: Going Wide

The Canon 16-35/2.8L ii lens represents the widest wide-angle lens I’ve ever owned, the previous being the short end of my 24-105. I’m sure that this is going to be a great lens for landscapes (I consider Disneyland a “landscape” too :-)). 16mm is wide, given that I shoot with full-frame cameras. Most people own […]

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Day +185: Cooma

This weekend, we went to Cooma, my wife’s hometown. In Winter, Cooma becomes a hub for skiers who pass through on the way to the Snowy Mountains. At other times of the year, it slumbers. The scenery is nice, but there’s not much there. Even the ice cream isn’t that good. This is the garden […]

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