Share your world – 20th October 2020

I tend to measure the year with certain milestones, once we hit Halloween the weather starts to become really nice, mid Spring is here days are warm and flowers are everywhere. Then we have Melbourne Cup (A big international horse race), then the year is done and dusted, Christmas is just around the corner. Well,…

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Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 a great all-rounder for Sony photographers — Photofocus

When I first switched over to my Sony system, I had a basic kit lens which I bought with it. It was great, but had a variable f/3.5-5.6 aperture. 44 more words Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 a great all-rounder for Sony photographers — Photofocus

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Monday’s Musings…

Finally had our leash’s let out a little I can now travel up to 25km from home, still can’t visit friends, but we can meet somewhere and go for a walk. Now it’s just a matter of teeing something up with the weather. I didn’t really get out much between arranging Dad’s service and classes…

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Great lighting concepts for Halloween themed portraits — Photofocus

I adore getting my “spook” on for Halloween. Sadly this year, I had planned several really cool themes that may have to be put on hold until next year. 40 more words Great lighting concepts for Halloween themed portraits — Photofocus

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Spring Outings – Wilson Botanic Gardens Part 3

Visiting our local Wilson Botanical Gardens we strolled around the lilly pond, the rose garden and of course the lake, which used to be an old quarry. There is not much that remains, but one old set of pylons. The lake is home to hundreds of turtles and ducks and varied other water fowl too,…

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Spring Outings – Wilson Botanic Gardens Part 2

We managed to visit our local Botanic Gardens on the weekend. It’s really the only one within the 5km we are allowed to travel, not our favourite local, it’s more of a dog walkers spot than anything, but it’s all we’re currently allowed. So we took the cameras for a walk instead of the dogs!…

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Share your world – 14th October 2020

It’s been a kind of a weird week, full of ups and downs. Dad has been gone a week already. I have been trying to sort out memorial stuff, legal stuff, banking stuff and all the rest of it, so Mum doesn’t have to. Some stuff hasn’t been too bad, so is ridiculous. I was…

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Spring Outings – Wilson Botanic Gardens Part 1

I can’t go far, but I did manage to get out last weekend to the Rose Garden and Wilson Botanic Gardens, my daughter was actually married in the gardens and we did lots of photos in the rose garden. We are still only allowed to travel 5kms and only for maximum 2-hours per day, but…

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Monday’s Musings…

It’s been a week of mixed emotions. For those that don’t know my Dad passed away on the 6th after a 4-year battle with Motor Neuron Disease. He was trapped in a body that no longer functioned, which was so horrible to witness (let along live with) as he was such a hands-on person. He…

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How I got the photo: The Corpse Bride, the smokin’ pumpkin — Photofocus

Completely inspired by Tim Burton’s “Corpse Bride,” this was the background for just one of my Halloween shoots last year. Sadly this year with a global pandemic still in full swing I don’t think we are going to get in a shot this year. Still, I had so many amazing shoots last year for Halloween,… How…

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