Archive for the ‘grass’ Tag

Skye (the Cat)   Leave a comment

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” as I would rather be asleep.

Canon 7D and 60mm Macro lens (only because it was lready on the camera)

Cheers Dave

Posted December 22, 2012 by davidarnold in Wildlife

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A random Butterfly   Leave a comment

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 a lot, and felt the need to share.

Cheers Dave

 

Posted July 15, 2012 by davidarnold in Uncategorized

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Grasshopper – experimenting with Extension Tubes for Macro Photography   5 comments

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 very heavy set up for macro)

This one was taken with 24-105mm again with 20mm Extension Tube on 7D ( both with external flash )

I was then going to take some photos with a proper Macro lens for comparison, but for some reason Mr Grasshoppper took offence at the flash going off in his face and flew away.

Cheers Dave

Top Notch Pigeon   2 comments

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 wing feathers.

 

Cheers Dave

 

Posted June 2, 2012 by davidarnold in Uncategorized

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