Day +338: Easter

Yesterday, we went to the Royal Easter Show. It has been years since we last went, so we thought we would check it out. Historically, we have felt that the show was a crowded, hot, disorganised mess; it was a pleasant surprise that things have improved a bit. Any carnival / theme park has a […]

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Day +234: Christmas lights

In what has become a traditional for our family, we went to see Christmas lights. There is a street in Castle Hill (Grandoaks Place) where the residents create elaborate displays every year. The street is usually packed, but being a Sunday night (school isn’t out yet), there was hardly anybody there. It made parking much easier, but […]

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Day +120: Light trails

Apart from your camera, there is one essential piece of equipment when it comes to night photography: a sturdy tripod. Unless you’re using artificial (additional) light- eg. flash, you will be using incredibly slow shutter speeds, and there’s no way you’re going to be able to hold the camera steady with your hands. To get […]

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