Day +206: Water

Welcome to my 206th day of blogging (fanfare, fireworks, hip hip hooray)! It’s been a big week. Our first not-so-newborn shoot (7 weeks) was tough. And it rained most of the weekend, so I had to find other ways to entertain myself. I used my “good cameras” for the photoshoot, so in keeping with last […]

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Day +165: Back to work tomorrow :-(

Annual leave, it was nice meeting you. And thanks for the weather the last few days- not! Being 35 degrees outside, we were pretty much restricted to indoor activities. Leaves fell shrivelled ( I did not realise until now, but I’ve created an optical illusion below- looks like the picture is sloping downwards). Wow, maybe I could […]

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Day +157: Last day in Dubbo

To be honest, there isn’t really all that much to do in Dubbo. There could be- but those things really don’t interest us. It’s a fine country town, but if you knew me, you’d know that I’m a “big smoke” kinda guy. We had a little errand this morning back at the zoo- feed the […]

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Day +142: Long exposure

Last night, whilst we were waiting for a table at this restaurant, I experimented with long exposure. Whilst you’ll probably know long exposure in terms of night photography, there is another use for long exposure- that is to show time. It took a few tries to get a good effect (the best shot I think […]

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Day +65: Making images

There is an old saying that “your first 10,000 pictures” are your worst. And it’s true. Photography is a skill, and to be good at it, you need to do it repeatedly (ie. take a whole lot of photos). Expensive cameras don’t make a photographer, practise does. Some folks go to the store and buy the latest camera, they […]

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Day +52: Teaching aperture

Before we get to this week’s lesson, it was a beautiful afternoon, so we went for a walk down at Shepherd’s Bay, which is near Meadowbank. There is a long walkway that, in one direction, leads to a park, and in the other, to sporting fields. Here are 2 images I captured during the walk: […]

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