Beautiful Dead Roses

Most people  like to see fresh flowers, and they can be very colourful and bright. These started out like that, but then began to fade, and I saw a new beauty in them. I love the browning of the edges of the petals,the pastels colours and the new shapes as the petalsstart to  droop. TakenContinue reading “Beautiful Dead Roses”

Powerfest Lake Dyer in Laidley, Queensland post 1 “The Boats”

Sunday, it is 4.30am and the alarm has just gone off, it is the middle of winter and it is cold, why am I up? Because the gates to Powerfest open at 6.30, and we need to pick some friends up and get there early for a good spot on the edge of Lake Dyer,Continue reading “Powerfest Lake Dyer in Laidley, Queensland post 1 “The Boats””

Lake Moogerah – Black Swans

We detoured to Lake Moogerah on the way home last Monday, was raining, but still stopped to get a couple of quick photos of the Black Swans on the lake. Will have to come back in finer weather with a longer lens, to get some more “individual” shots of the beautiful birds. There was aContinue reading “Lake Moogerah – Black Swans”

History Alive 2012

I managed to get to History Alive on Saturday morning for a couple of  hours, always a treat for photographer Lots of colours in the different costumes with re-enactors covering a multitude of periods through out history A few of  the photos I took, the rest are in a folder on my facebook photography page.Continue reading “History Alive 2012”

Top Notch Pigeon

Ok, it has been a rainy few days in Brisbane, so have not been out to take photos. So revisiting photos from previous weeks, and here we have a common Top Notch Pigeon, strutting around Mount Cootha Botanical Gardens. Certainly not as colourful as a Kingfisher, although there is some nice colours in his wingContinue reading “Top Notch Pigeon”

Kookaburras

The afternoon, before I got the Kingfisher photo, I was over at my Mum’s at Bribie Island, and there was a few Kookaburras hanging around,the people across the road feed them. They are from the same family of Birds as the Kingfishers.     Taken with Canon 7D and 70-200 lens, shot at around F4.  Continue reading “Kookaburras”

Kingfisher – captured at last

I have been in a quest for a while to get a decent Photo of a Kingfisher, although not to the quality I would like, it is still a Photo of a Kingfisher, a fair crop from the actual photo, but flew away before I could get any closer. Good thing is, that I nowContinue reading “Kingfisher – captured at last”