Dexter in the studio with Velvet 56

I’m sure you all know by now how much Dexter just adores being in the studio…he has his favourite chair (or two) and once that bowtie goes on he knows it’s action time. Well I wanted to play with the new Lensbaby Velvet 56, he really is my only willing participant as far as model…

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Share your world on 26th October 2021

Things are finally starting to open up and look up. They have eased our restrictions again! Last Friday we were allowed to visit family and friends (if we’re all double vaxxed), so I saw two different friends on Friday, with one we played in the studio and had a fabulous morning. Then I had another…

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Playing in the studio with lights

I recently spent a cold wet afternoon in the studio with Hubby and the dogs, he had agreed to sit for me so I could play with some different lighting effects. Mostly it was for a series of articles I wrote for Photofocus.com. I won’t go into all the specifics, you can read the article…

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Heckle and Jeckle are back for Spring

Every Spring I have a few lorikeets which seem to come back. We have a red bottle brush plant out the front (across the road) and one out the back in a neighbours. I can often sit in the driveway or on the back deck and watch and photograph them. They are so cheeky and…

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Exploring my backyard with a Lensbaby Sweet 80

After sitting on the fence for a number of years, I finally bought myself two Lensbaby lenses. The first to arrive and I managed to play with was the Sweet 80. I must confess to their being a bit of a learning curve here. manual focus and aperture, also I could not get as close…

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Visiting Frog Hollows in Spring

Previous trips to Frog Hollows in Spring there are more baby birds, ducklings and such. But I wasn’t disappointed in what I spotted. I took the new Tamron 18-300mm APS-C lens to review and just wanted to capture some nice nature photography. Spotted Superb Fairy Wren, Black Swan, various ducks there was also various wattle…

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Share my world – 14th October 2021

I’m slowly coming back out of hibernation, I guess that’s what you could call it. I dropped the ball on many social media platforms, especially this blog. I just felt I was saying the same crap over and over, there was no point. So the sun is now shining the days are getting warmer, we…

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Wilson Gardens with a Lens baby Velvet 56

I recently bought myself some new lenses and after sitting on the fence for a long time, I bought the Lens baby Velvet 56, I also got a Composer ii and Sweet 80. I have also had the Omni Creative filters in the past as well. The Velvet 56 is my latest and I instantly…

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Exploring Australia Gardens with a 90mm macro

I recently changed from a 50mm to a 90mm Sony macro lens. I had been mostly playing in the backyard, but finally I managed to travel up to 15kms from home and it had stopped raining. In fact it was actually a beautiful warm spring day and so many people were out and about, so…

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Share your world – 5th October 2021

I guess I kind of fell off the planet for a while there, not that anything is wrong as such, just had nothing left to say. Melbourne has one the number one spot for the longest and harshest lockdown IN THE WORLD. I’m bored and frustrated and just blah. So I sort of turned off…

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