If all else fails, there is always “Macro”

A wet and miserable Saturday, not nice weather to really go anywhere, but there was the occasional gap between showers of rain and taking opportunity of a lull in the rain.. I sneakily attached by girlfriends  100mm L series macro lens to my 7D together with my Yongnuo Flash and ventured out into the wet yardContinue reading “If all else fails, there is always “Macro””

450D/50 Photo 25 “Kookaburra”

Had to fill in some time after work Thursday afternoon, so went for a walk along the river and ended up in the Botanical Gardens. In one of the trees, was this Kookaburras looking out across the park. He was very well behaved and let me approach quite close, to capture this image. Canon 450D/50mmContinue reading “450D/50 Photo 25 “Kookaburra””

Canon 450D/50 Photo 23 “Toorbul Swamp”

When I stay at Toorbul, I always check out this swampy area for Birdlife, usually there are Ducks, Ibis,Spoonbills and variuos other birds, but with the unstable weather, they maybe moved to a more sheltered area. So here is a picture of the Swamp, has a nice reflection of the sky other then that, notContinue reading “Canon 450D/50 Photo 23 “Toorbul Swamp””

450D/50 Photo 13 ” Dead Gum Tree”

We stopped at the bank of the Brisbane River, near Sherwood on Saturday afternoon, not much on the river and could not get a decent shot along the river, but there was this beautiful old (but dead) Gum Tree,  shot it against the clearing white clouds. Canon 450D/ 50MM F1.8, Shot in Raw, processed in CS5,Continue reading “450D/50 Photo 13 ” Dead Gum Tree””

Horseshoe Falls, Tasmania

In late October, last year, I had a the fantastic opportunity to visit Tasmania for a week ( definately not long enough) While we were there, I managed to get some nice photos. One of my favourites was this image of  Horseshoe falls. Canon 7D, 17-55 F2.8 lens, ND400 Filter,  17mm, F11, 1.6secs, tripod. CheersContinue reading “Horseshoe Falls, Tasmania”

Rainbow Lorikeet

I love photographing wildlife, and especially the native birds, this time a Rainbow Lorikeet, really like the colours of these birds. I think she was bossing her partner around.   This time using the 7D, shot in Raw, processed in CS5, 190mm, F2.8, 1/200, taken in AV mode.   Cheers Dave  

450D/50 Photo 6 ” The Pond”

I have been using this Camera/Lens combo for about a week now, and realised I have not posted a Landscape yet. This is a pond, at a Winery at Mount Tmborine, also where the previous ” A Cuppa” photo was taken from, this is a view down from the cafe across the pond. Shot inContinue reading “450D/50 Photo 6 ” The Pond””

Sunsets and Sunrises ….. a blogging rebirth.

I have not updated or even looked at my blog for a long time. A Easter Resolution (really a late New Years Resolution) is to change the style of my blogging, instead of just posting random photos, will start to document my photography travels and camera/lens/settings I use. Now some random photos, below is theContinue reading “Sunsets and Sunrises ….. a blogging rebirth.”