450D/50 Photo 13 ” Dead Gum Tree”

We stopped at the bank of the Brisbane River, near Sherwood on Saturday afternoon, not much on the river and could not get a decent shot along the river, but there was this beautiful old (but dead) Gum Tree,  shot it against the clearing white clouds. Canon 450D/ 50MM F1.8, Shot in Raw, processed in CS5,Continue reading “450D/50 Photo 13 ” Dead Gum Tree””

Puffing Billy

I was down in Melbourne in October for a Christening, while we were down there took the opportunity to go to Belgrave just under a hours drive outside of Melbourne. I love old things, and especially old mechanical things, so what could be better then an Old Steam Train. We got a good vantage point toContinue reading “Puffing Billy”

450D/50 Photo 12 “Ibis and White Face Heron”

Posting my first bird photos using this lens, and very happy with the results considering the 50mm focal length, most of my Bird photos are usually taken at around 200mm, or more often longer, so to get there two photos with this lens is a “win” The first is a Ibis, staring into the water. CanonContinue reading “450D/50 Photo 12 “Ibis and White Face Heron””

450D/50 Photo 11 “Water Dragon”

I work in Brisbane, and can have late or early finishes, so often before or after work, I will go for a wander around the Roma Street Parklands, lots of ponds, flowers, different plants and of course wildlife, the most prevalent is these lovely Water Dragon, and I have captured enough images of them  overContinue reading “450D/50 Photo 11 “Water Dragon””

Horseshoe Falls, Tasmania

In late October, last year, I had a the fantastic opportunity to visit Tasmania for a week ( definately not long enough) While we were there, I managed to get some nice photos. One of my favourites was this image of  Horseshoe falls. Canon 7D, 17-55 F2.8 lens, ND400 Filter,  17mm, F11, 1.6secs, tripod. CheersContinue reading “Horseshoe Falls, Tasmania”

450D/50 Photo 10 Sepia Brisbane

Went out ot get some “Bakery” bread, and stopped at Bartleys Hill Lookout for a quick shot of Brisbane, no clouds to add interest to the sky, and sun reflecting a bit to strongly off some buildings to work in colour, so a quick conversion, and I have a “old style” photo, I am happyContinue reading “450D/50 Photo 10 Sepia Brisbane”

Rainbow Lorikeet

I love photographing wildlife, and especially the native birds, this time a Rainbow Lorikeet, really like the colours of these birds. I think she was bossing her partner around.   This time using the 7D, shot in Raw, processed in CS5, 190mm, F2.8, 1/200, taken in AV mode.   Cheers Dave  

450D/50 Photo 8 “Mountain Ride Cafe”

I actually took this photo out the back window of the car, and impressed it came out reasonable sharp, with a decent composition. Starting to really be impressed with the diversity of photos, I ma capturing with the basic Canon 450D/50mm F1.8 Lens combo.     Shot in Raw, processed in CS5,  F1.8, 1/4000, AVContinue reading “450D/50 Photo 8 “Mountain Ride Cafe””

New Years Day 2012 ” Point Cartwright Sunrise”

A bit late in posting this, but realised I had not posted much earlier in the year. So will revisit some photos  and progressively post them. We got up early ( 2.30ish) on New Years day to travel up the coast to Point Cartwright to welcome in the New Year, with a sunrise shoot. Was aContinue reading “New Years Day 2012 ” Point Cartwright Sunrise””