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Farewell to 2021

The year 2021 has, without a doubt, been my lowest year in terms of photographic output.  In the final days of the year 2021, I decided to head to a favourite location in Pyrmont, in order to photograph the relatively new Crown Sydney skyscraper alongside the three skyscrapers which form International Towers in the Barangaroo [ continue reading ]

Some Rewarding Urban Birding

Earlier this year, I learned of an urban watering hole, at which various species of birds could be found.  During my first visit to this watering hole, I saw the potential, and decided that it would be a good location to visit at another time and photograph the bird life there.  Recently, after an afternoon [ continue reading ]

Macro Photography Without a Macro Lens

It has been a long time since I shot a macro image, and in all honesty, I am not a great macro photographer.  In 2017, I sold my macro lens, as I was making changes to my gear lineup, and it was a lens that was rarely used, and did not really suit my wants [ continue reading ]

Third Visit to Featherdale Wildlife Park

Welcome to 2020.  Early into the year, we made a third visit to Featherdale Wildlife Park, this time with some family members who had come to visit and stay with us for a few weeks.  It was their first time to the park, and they enjoyed it immensely.  On previous visits, I have been able [ continue reading ]

Magical Light in Perth

Looking back, I have unfortunately neglected to write much here for the second half of 2018.  Photographically, 2018 was not a big year.  However, 2019 started off very nicely with a trip to Western Australia, in which we were based in Perth.  This was a first-time experience, and naturally, I had a list of subjects and [ continue reading ]

How Large is the Moon in a Photograph?

During the early morning of Saturday, 28 July, 2018, a special celestial event was to occur: a total lunar eclipse, resulting in a red moon — one like this: I captured this particular red moon on 28 August, 2007.  Incidentally, it was the first and last red moon I captured!  For the most recent total lunar eclipse, I planned to rise early [ continue reading ]

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