Something I've noticed since discovering my passion for photography is that it forces you to view the world through different eyes. Suddenly you are seeing the beauty in the mundane - in the little places least expected - in places you never used to look. These small treasures also provide an opportunity to practice camera … Continue reading The little things…..
After 10 days on the road, 4 locations and nearly 2,500 kms, we are now back to the "normality" of suburban home life. Funny thing is though, it doesn't feel so normal. The biggest thing we've noticed is that we don't feel the cold. We haven't even been looking to turn the heater on until … Continue reading Blue Mountains Odyssey. Day 10 – the home stretch.
The day began with another sumptuous breakfast cooked in our new camp kitchen. Sometimes I think we eat better while camping than we do at home. Today we were planning to knock off another of the major tourist attractions in the area - Jenolan Caves. Again, this had been recommended to us by many people … Continue reading Blue Mountains Odyssey. Day 7 – Jenolan Caves.
We awoke this morning to icy conditions - white grass, hard tents and a layer of ice a couple of mm thick on the buckets. Despite the chill, today actually seemed warmer than yesterday as there was no wind. As the sun rose it warmed us up nicely. The kids (well, Adam) were pretty excited … Continue reading Blue Mountains Odyssey. Day 6 – Katoomba’s Scenic World.
Day 5 and the main purpose of our trip was here. The Blue Mountains. Out of the 5 of us, Jamie is the only one who had been there before. We've been blessed with fantastic winter weather on this trip - it is cold (winter), but during the day the sun has been shining. Couldn't … Continue reading Blue Mountains Odyssey. Day 5 – The sights of Katoomba.
To be honest, I bought the 50mm because it was cheap. I'd recently bought a second hand Nikon D90 to go with a lensbaby lens an online friend had gifted me (but that's another story). I needed another lens for everyday use as the lensbaby is very specialist (google it). I'd heard that the 50mm … Continue reading Backyard scavenger hunt
A little non-descript bridge in north western Victoria. Not on the road to anywhere in particular - well, nowhere too riveting anyway. This is a lovely little free campsite on the backroad between Malmsbury and Castlemaine. Last weekend was a big deal for us - the first time the "Alpha" off road camper trailer (fondly … Continue reading Warburton Bridge
From the very start I fell in love with my little Nikon (1AW1). It did indeed seem like the perfect camera for me. It was summer at the time so it wasn't long before I had it down the beach, testing the water so to speak. DEFINITELY WATERPROOF While I don't exactly spend a lot … Continue reading Evolution
For as long as I can remember I’ve loved taking photos. I think even from the tender age of 10 or so in the early 1970’s, wielding my little Kodak point and shoot with those precious 24 exposures loaded and ready to go, I was fascinated by the thought of capturing a moment – freezing … Continue reading In the beginning