A new start !

The year 2020 – and time to revamp everything I do. I have sadly neglected this blog for the last few years. I have taken up new hobbies, but photography is still a big part of my life. Moving forward, I will try and post every few days at least. What will this Blog beContinue reading “A new start !”

Moogerah Dam – “End of the Line”

Leading into last weekend  – it is lunch time Friday and we are on the road – a 2 hour road trip for a weekend adventure  –  our long anticipated weekend away at “Moogerah Dam”  spending two night staying at a beautiful old house based on the banks of the Dam itself   – a nicely secludedContinue reading “Moogerah Dam – “End of the Line””

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”

Kangaroo Island – Raptor Domain

We recently had the opportunity to spend 3 nights staying at Kangaroo Island – off the southern coast of Australia – one of the highlights of the visit was going to the Raptor Domain Bird Show. They had a variety of Birds of Prey from small Falcons up to the very large Wedge Tail Eagle.Continue reading “Kangaroo Island – Raptor Domain”

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”

Abbey Medieval Festival 2012 – Birds of Prey

The highlight for me, was (not surprisingly) the Birds of Prey exhibition. Beautiful Birds, showing of dedicated training and their hunting skills. My Favourite is this one, followed closely by the OWL photos below. All taken with Canon 7D and 70-200mm Lens Cheers Dave  

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”

Anatidaephobia – The Fear That You are Being Watched by a Duck

Anatidaephobia – The Fear That You are Being Watched by a Duck I am sure I suffer from this 🙂 Below is a collection of Ducks caught watching me at a local Pond. The below duck is going off at the white one for getting in it picture Taken with 7D and 70-200mm Lens CheersContinue reading “Anatidaephobia – The Fear That You are Being Watched by a Duck”

Lake Moogerah – Black Swans

We detoured to Lake Moogerah on the way home last Monday, was raining, but still stopped to get a couple of quick photos of the Black Swans on the lake. Will have to come back in finer weather with a longer lens, to get some more “individual” shots of the beautiful birds. There was aContinue reading “Lake Moogerah – Black Swans”