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”

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”

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”

450D/50 Photo 14 “Happy Cat”

What could make a Cat happier, then lying on the back of a lounge, catching the afternoon sun, and a cool breeze. Very content cat. I changed to Black and White, as I thought it captured the “lazy” mood better. Canon 450D, 50mm F1.8, Shot in Raw, processed in CS5, F1.8 1/2000, shot in AV mode. CheersContinue reading “450D/50 Photo 14 “Happy Cat””

450D/50 Photo 12 “Ibis and White Face Heron”

Posting my first bird photos using this lens, and very happy with the results considering the 50mm focal length, most of my Bird photos are usually taken at around 200mm, or more often longer, so to get there two photos with this lens is a “win” The first is a Ibis, staring into the water. CanonContinue reading “450D/50 Photo 12 “Ibis and White Face Heron””

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”