History Alive 2013 – Napoleonics

Last weekend, I managed to get to my favourite event. History Alive 2013 I am always thankful when I go there to the organisers and re-enactors who put so much effort into organising the event and make it a great adventure, this year I only got to go on the Sunday, next year will tryContinue reading “History Alive 2013 – Napoleonics”

Skye (the Cat)

We spend a bit of time at our close friends Ivan and Jules (of Jas Photography ) and I always look forward to seeing their beautiful cat Skye. Skye is always willing to pose for a photo or too, in her Cat way ( which equates to total indifference). Then we get the “Stretch” asContinue reading “Skye (the Cat)”

Surfs Up – Currumbin Beach

A few more from last Sunday, these were taken from the Viking Surf Life Saving Club at Currumbin, while were having a lovely breakfast of sausages and eggs. Was a beautiful morning down there, once the clouds cleared,the sun came out, and the waves were huge, with a big high tide pushing through, great for some spectacular surfingContinue reading “Surfs Up – Currumbin Beach”

White Faced Heron – Nudgee Beach

It has been while since I have blogged for various reasons – and have had some ongoing camera issues – well some of the issues might be me – so went out yesterday morning for a “testing ” session and ended up at Nudgee Beach. I spotted this Grey Faced Heron in the Mangroves, andContinue reading “White Faced Heron – Nudgee Beach”

Young, happy and inquisitive.

We recently went away camping for a weekend, some of the friends we were with, had their grandaughter with them. She was always happy, and very inquisitive,  we heard the word “why”  quite a few times. One of the days we headed for a small exploratory road trip. Some photos of her from the day.Continue reading “Young, happy and inquisitive.”

A random Butterfly

We were out the other week, scouting locations for a Portrait shoot, and this Butterfly flew across the path, stopped only for a minute, enabling me to quickly snap a photo, and it was gone. Not the best Butterfly photo, I have taken, and he looks a little battered, but I still like it aContinue reading “A random Butterfly”

Grasshopper – experimenting with Extension Tubes for Macro Photography

I have had a set of Kenko Extension Tubes for a long time, but have never really used them, but was filling in some time, and thought it would be a good time to test them out. This photo was taken with 70-200mm and 20mm extension tube on a 7D ( this is a veryContinue reading “Grasshopper – experimenting with Extension Tubes for Macro Photography”

Abbey Medieval Festival 2012 – Shuvani Romani Kumpania – Gypsy Culture part 2

More from the Abbey Medieval Festival  of the colourful Gypsy display, discovered I had more photos, as I went to this display twice, and thought they were nice enough to share. Cheers Dave