Photography

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My stolen photo

Last weekend we decided to have a look at a house being sold a few doors up from us.  During the "Open For Inspection" the realestate agent, Craig Currie, invited prospective purchasers to visit his website for a floor plan and more information.  We are 12 or 18...

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Star Trails from Arthurs Seat

Yesterday I said I was going to try and do more long exposure star trail photography.  Well, the opportunity arose shortly afterwards. My son needed to be picked up from Hastings at 6AM.  It was a clear night, so I decided to head out a few hours earlier for some...

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Quick video of Olympus Live Composition

My wife calls it a photo drive.  Basically I chuck the camera in the car and head off somewhere to take photos.  I might be gone for a couple of hours, or all day. I went for a photo drive a couple of weeks ago and headed west.  My first stop was Stawell, the last was...

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Star trail spiral over Pakenham

I'm not sure why I didn't blog about this at the time, but almost two weeks ago we had clear skies in Melbourne so I decided to have another crack at photographing star-trails. Star trails are created by several long exposure photos, blended together to showcase the...

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People with Cameras event in Melbourne

Fujifilm hosted a photography event in Melbourne on Saturday afternoon called "People with Cameras", it was open to anyone with any type or brand of camera and any skill level.  All you needed was an interest in taking photos and be able to work within a group to take...

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Karla and the steam train

Steam Train Twice a year SteamRail Victoria run a tour to Traralgon from where passengers can visit the snow fields or other Gippsland attractions.  The tour runs from Melbourne on a good old fashion steam train, consisting of two powerful locomotives pulling a...

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Yelarbon, Queensland

You may have heard in the news recently about the small Queensland town of Yelarbon being auctioned for just $1.  I have a strong connection to that town, my Dad grew up in the area and we still have family there today.  As a kid I would tell people we were going on...

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Tree on car

Way back in 2001, not long after buying our first PC, I experimented with online publishing.  I'd bought some computer magazines to learn about that Windows 98 beige box and came across an article about Homestead.com  The site allowed you to create your very own web...

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My new Olympus lenses

A couple of new lens now reside in my Olympus kit. The two lens were ordered together, but the 12-50mm wasn't available straight away. I've had the 9-18mm wide-angle lens for a little while and used it to shoot White Night Melbourne and People With Cameras in Sydney....

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Busy couple of weeks

It's been a few weeks since I've updated my personal blog, that you're reading now, but there has been a couple of highlights, both involving my photography, squeezed in-between the the usual family and work stuff. White Night Melbourne was an overnight public...

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Goodbye Nikon

In June 2011 my photography moved from point and shoot to DSLR when we purchased a Nikon D5100 dual lens kit.  Today I've sold the Nikon gear to complete my transition to the Olympus OM-D mirrorless system. I had planned to put the Nikon, 4 lenses and various...

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