Archive for the '52/30/5' Category

52/30/5 Week 43

October 26th, 2009

Week 43 was taken in my front yard, where the roses grow. The roses were suffering from a bit of frost recently, due to the ridiculously late start to spring we’ve been having in Canberra this year.

Rose I

Rose II

Rose III

Rose IV

Rose V

The full set is on Flickr.

52/30/5 Week 42

October 24th, 2009

Week 42 was taken with the assistance of my lovely wife, who offered her hands for my photography:

Hands I

Hands II

Hands III

Hands IV

Hands V

The full set is on Flickr.

52/30/5 Week 41

October 22nd, 2009

Week 41 was taken on the actual lake of Lake Ginninderra, mainly some passing swans.

First, some passing bird (not an ornithologist either):


A swan:

Swans I

And the swans and their cygnets:

Swans II

Swans III

Swans IV

The full set if on Flickr.

52/30/5 Week 40

October 20th, 2009

Week 40 was taken at Lake Ginninderra in Belconnen. In particular, it was a few passing bees enjoying the early sunny days of spring here.

Bee I

Bee II


Bee IV

Bee V

The full set is on Flickr.

52/30/5 Week 39

October 18th, 2009

Week 39 was a quick trip to ANU.

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First up, a few photos of the recent John Curtin School of Medical Research (JCSMR) building:




And secondly, a few ducks that were wondering around Sullivan’s Creek near the School of Law:

Ducks I

Ducks II

The full set is on Flickr.

52/30/5 Week 38

October 16th, 2009

The photos for week 38 were taken in central Canberra.

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I was mainly focusing on public sculpture around the Civic area. A strange bird statue on top of a poster stand:

Bird on Posters

Some grafitti that appears to be taken from Where the Wild Things Are:

Wild Graffiti

A metal sheep:

Metal Sheep

Another more abstract sculpture:


And a building that has a few Government departments in it, including the Department of Resources Energy and Tourism:

DRET Building

The full set can be found on Flickr.

52/30/5 Week 37

October 14th, 2009

Week 37 was taken on a walk around my local neighbourhood, towards dusk.

A transformer on a power pole:


Someone who needs to mow their grass. The recent rain has created this problem a lot lately:

Unmown Grass

A view down towards the Fadden shops and the Fadden valley:

Fadden South

One of the houses with a good view on Bugden Avenue:

Good View

And the sun reflected on the road:

Reflected Sunset

The full set is on Flickr.

52/30/5 Week 36

October 11th, 2009

Week 36 was taken on a trip to the top of Red Hill in Canberra.

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A phone tower:

Phone Tower

A view down to Australia’s Parliament House:

Parliament House

Three Poles:

Three Poles

And the restaurant at the top of the hill (I don’t know the name: it changes every six months or so):

Red Hill Restaurant

And a plant. No, botany is not my strong suit:


The full set is on Flickr.

52/30/5 Week 35

October 9th, 2009

Week 35 was taken at a Canberra Electric Vehicle show.

A Detroit Electric, an electric car from pre-WW2.

Detroit Electric Car

A modified VW Beetle with fully electric conversion:

Electric Beetle

An electric race car:

Eletric Race Car

A few electric bicycles:

Electric Bicycles

And finally, a Tesla Roadster:

Tesla Roadster

The full set is on Flickr.

52/30/5 Week 34

October 7th, 2009

Week 34 was taken a little further afield: Pilanesberg Game Reserve in South Africa.

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An elephant walking along the road. As it turns out, a bull elephant can move pretty quickly when it’s right next to your car:

Elephant on Road

Some hippos lying around:


A gnu:


An elephant herd:

Elephant Herd

And a giraffe:

Giraffe on Plain

The full set is on Flickr.