A couple of our local visitors

Just a few of our local visitors – these birds have been visiting for a number of years – and can be here on a daily basis – or sometimes months between visits – we have a Bird Feeder – which I put seed out on a random basis – so the Birds do not getContinue reading “A couple of our local visitors”

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”

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.”

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”