Archive for March, 2009

52/30/5 Week 12

March 22nd, 2009

Week 12 takes us to the National Botanic Garden:

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Today I was mainly looking at plants using settings with really small depths of field.

Sturt’s Desert Pea:

Sturt's Desert Pea

A banksia:


A daisy:


A white flower (OK, botany isn’t my strong suit):

White Flower

And a tree with stripping bark:

Strip bark

That’s all for this week. The rest of the full session can be found at Flickr.

52/30/5 Week 11

March 19th, 2009

The second catch up for this week. This time I went to Black Mountain in the middle of Canberra.

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Telstra tower, at the the top of Black Mountain:

Telstra Tower

The view over the lake towards the Parliamentary Triangle:

Parliamentary Triangle

A path through the bush at the top of the mountain:


A thistle:


And to finish, a log:


The full set is on Flickr as always. That’s me up to date with photos again, so expect to see another set this Sunday.

52/30/5 Week 10

March 17th, 2009

I’m a couple of weeks behind, so expect to see three lots of photos this week.

Today I went out to Namadgi National Park, south of Canberra, specifically the Corin Dam region.

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The first photo was taken pointing south towards (I think) Gibraltar Peak:

Gibraltar Peak

From here I moved on to Gibraltar Falls:

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The falls themselves:

Gibraltar Falls

And a skink who was on the rocks here:


And the view from the top of the falls:

Top of the Falls

Finally, I drove on to Corin Dam, one of the water catchments for the ACT.

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The view to the South from the lookout:

Corin Dam

As always, the full set can be found on Flickr. More coming this Thursday.

52/30/5 Week 9

March 2nd, 2009

Week 9 starts with a quick shot of a swimming Penguin from Sydney Aquarium:


For the rest, I went to Pine Island near Tuggeranong:

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A shot of someone swinging at the playground:


Helen by the river:

Helen Portrait

Finally, a few High Dynamic Range photographs, edited using FDRTools. Basically this combines several photographs into one, to give more color and light range.

The clouds:


And Helen by the river:


The full set is on Flickr.