Day +240: Playing tourist in my own city

It’s the last Saturday before Christmas, and I decided to play tourist. I took the train into the city to see what this city has to offer during the festive season. First stop: The QVB. Next stop: The Christmas tree in Martin Place. Other than the tree, there wasn’t much else to celebrate the season. […]

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Day +151: In the blink of an eye

Life is about cherishing the moment, not what may come later. Too many times, we get caught up with making plans, instead of seeing what is right in front of our eyes. This “long” weekend, we had the joy of my uncle making a surprise (unfortunately too short) visit to Australia for my Mom’s 70th […]

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Day +96: CBD, take two

Today was an unexpected day off, so I took advantage of the nice weather and went (this time, by train), into the city. I had other things on, so I only had a couple of hours, and it was the middle of the day (where the light was the harshest), which is not an ideal […]

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Day +94: CBD frustration

A weekend drive into the Sydney CBD used to be easy. Not too much traffic, and parking aplenty in the $10 flat rate Goulburn Street car park. No longer. At 2pm on a Saturday afternoon, with nothing special going on in the city, there was NO parking. Cars were double-parked on every level of the […]

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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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Day +46: New location, 35mm lens!

It’s only been a few hours, but I’m already loving my new 35mm 1.4L lens from Canon. It’s sharp, it’s got great bokeh, but it’s expensive! I’m already thinking that this will be the lens that stays on my camera most of the time (sorry, 50mm). The great thing about the 35mm focal length (for […]

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