Retro Beach Babes

I had the opportunity to photograph the Gasolina Pin-Up Girls on the weekend – check out there facebook page for more about them. We had a lot of fun they are great to work with and being on the Sunny Gold Coast what would be better then a Beach shoot. We turned one into aContinue reading “Retro Beach Babes”

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)”

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”

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”

Hover Fly – Family Syrphidae

Another series of Photos from my walk through Roma Street Parklands in Brisbane during the week. This time a Hover Fly. Love these little guys, and they are well behaved in “hovering”, giving you a chance to find focus while they are in flight.     Cheers Dave  

Blue Rutilia Fly – Rutilia (Neorutilia) simplex

I had the opportunity earlier in the week to get to the Parklands before work. I saw this Blue Fly, who stayed still long enough for me to get a couple of decent photos. I have a few other “bug photo” I got on the day, which hopefully will post soon. Cheers Dave  

Bees and Pink Flowers

Another visit to Roma Street Parklands in Brisbane friday morning. I was a little dissapointed, no Water Dragons, No Water Lilies. But there is always something to capture this time Bees amongst the Pink Flowers Not a Bee, but you can see potential Death for a Bee, lurking below the flower here.   Cheers Dave