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 – Birds of Prey

The highlight for me, was (not surprisingly) the Birds of Prey exhibition. Beautiful Birds, showing of dedicated training and their hunting skills. My Favourite is this one, followed closely by the OWL photos below. All taken with Canon 7D and 70-200mm Lens Cheers Dave  

Abbey Medieval Festival 2012 – Shuvani Romani Kumpania – Gypsy Culture

My second post from the photos I took at the Medieval Festival, is the colourful Gypsies from the Shuvani Romani Kumpania period of the 15th Century. Cheers Dave    

Pelicans on the Pond

I went back on Friday, to where I photographed (last  Saturday) the duck photos I put up yesterday, and was Please to see two Pelicans on the pond. They were quite mobile paddling from one side to the other and back again.   Had to include this shot, the photos of birds I take going awayContinue reading “Pelicans on the Pond”

Anatidaephobia – The Fear That You are Being Watched by a Duck

Anatidaephobia – The Fear That You are Being Watched by a Duck I am sure I suffer from this 🙂 Below is a collection of Ducks caught watching me at a local Pond. The below duck is going off at the white one for getting in it picture Taken with 7D and 70-200mm Lens CheersContinue reading “Anatidaephobia – The Fear That You are Being Watched by a Duck”

White Herons

On the way to a friends house for dinner last Saturday night, we met at a pond down the road first to take some Bird photos. Below are some different White Heron photos, I like these majestic, almose noble birds. We were lucky they roosted in a tree close to the bank, using the camera’s flash for thisContinue reading “White Herons”

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”