Little Bay

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Little Bay

This gallery contains 17 photos.

 

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Abstract Photography

Recently I have turned my attention to producing abstract photographs out of my images to add an extra dimension to my photographic work.

Here are some recent examples:

 

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Canberra Uberman 

Canberra Uberman was a pseudonym I used while I was an Uber Driver, I used to take lots of photos around Canberra between rides.

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The Johanna TG326 #TheClippertonProject

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The Johanna with sails up (Photo: Ingi Sorensøn https://youpic.com/photographer/Ingis/) This post is a dedication to the lovely Johanna TG326, our main mode of transport when we were in the Faroe Islands on a residency with…

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Kirkjubøur

Yesterday we visited the village of Kirkjubøur

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Torshavn

From the last few days hanging out in Torshavn

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Flower Mystery Revealed.

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I came across this beautiful flower growing on the banks of Cabbage Tree Creek, Aspley, Queensland. It is know as the Cockspur Coral Tree.

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Flowering Basil

Basil Flower

I recently photographed this beautiful flowering Basil in my back yard.

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A Flower in My Garden

Any idea what flower this is?

Red Flower

Unidentified flower

This flower was photographed late this afternoon in my front garden, if budding botanist can identify it, common name is sufficient, please leave a comment.

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Swanning around Lake Ginninderra

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This photo was taken on the shores or our local lake this afternoon. The reflections are just astounding.

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Those were the days

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This photograph of was actually taken from my cell phone.  It highlights some of the great effects available just on your phone.

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Reflections of Beauty II

This image was captured today on a visit to Uriara Crossing, on the Murrumbidgee River.

Water Skimmers on the Murrumbidgee River

Water Skimmers on the Murrumbidgee River

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Reflections of Beauty

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This morning I found the glint of light reflecting on  beads of water on my freshly painted deck just beautiful.

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Meeting with Bill Gammage

What a privilege it is to have met such a gentle and knowledgeable man

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On Monday, Martin Drury and I were very privileged to spend some time with acclaimed researcher and writer Bill Gammage.

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We had a great time discussing his book The Biggest Estate on Earth. The book documents early European impressions of Australia, proving that there were existing sophisticated land management systems in place. The Allen & Unwin website states about the book:

Explodes the myth that pre-settlement Australia was an untamed wilderness revealing the complex, country-wide systems of land management used by Aboriginal people.

Across Australia, early Europeans commented again and again that the land looked like a park. With extensive grassy patches and pathways, open woodlands and abundant wildlife, it evoked a country estate in England. Bill Gammage has discovered this was because Aboriginal people managed the land in a far more systematic and scientific fashion than we have ever realised.

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Cartography

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Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

What I want for Christmas

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

The Olympus OM-D E-M5 II is a pretty awesome little mirrorless camera with up to 40 megapixel in multi-exposure mode. See the review on Digital Photography Review http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/olympus-om-d-e-m5-ii

 

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Walls of Jerusalem, Tasmania – A Photo Essay

Here are some photos of a bushwalk I did at the Walls of Jerusalem in 2008

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Sawtell Sunset – A Photo Essay

Here are a few pictures taken from Boambee Creek Reserve, Sawtell as the sun set over the hills.

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Pokhara, Nepal – A Photo Essay

Further to my posts on Katmandu and Ama Dablam here are some more memories of Nepal from my visit in 2008 prior to the devastating earthquake.

These photos are around Pokhara, South of the Annapurna Region.

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Ama Dablam Trek, Nepal – A Photo Essay

Further to my post on Katmandu here are some more memories of Nepal from my trek in 2008 prior to the devastating earthquake.
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A totally awe-inspiring trek in the Everest region of Nepal in November 2008.

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Katmandu, Nepal – A Photo Essay

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The recent earthquake in Nepal has bought back memories of an unforgettable trip I did the Nepal in late 2008, I hope most, if not all, of these places are still standing.

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Our Garden

Here are a few shots of our garden

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Notre Dame, Paris – A Photo Essay


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These pictures were taken during a stroll around Notre Dame in September 2013.

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Flowers around Alam Jiwa, Ubud, Bali – A Photo Essay


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We had an overnight stay in Ubud, Bali where I had the opportunity to take these flower shots, enjoy.


Other posts about Bali:

365 Places: Alam Jiwa

The Soul of Nature: Alam Jiwa

Candi Dasa – East Coast of Bali

365 Places: Sanur’s Balinese Restaurant

North Bali – A Photo Essay

365 Places: Bali

365 Places: Nyuh Kuning

365 Places: Sanur Beachfront

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Tasman National Park, A Photo Essay

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These photos are from a visit to the Tasman National Park, Tasmania, on a very hot day back in late January 2008.

See other posts on Tasmania:

Cradle Mountain, Tasmania – A Photo Essay

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Dubrovnik, Croatia – A Photo Essay

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We visited Dubrovnik as part of a ‘Sailing’ Croatia cruise from Split to Dobrovnik and return in October 2013. Although the cruise was promoted as a sailing cruise, the sails were not raised once over the nine day. We did however visit some beautiful seaside ports and villages along the way, including this one:

Please have a look at our other posts on Croatia:

Mljet Croatia – A Photo Essay

365 Places: Korčula

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As the Fog Lifts on Canberra – A Photo Essay

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These pictures were taken on a beautiful autumn morning in Canberra around Lake Burley Griffin and Black Mountain just as the early fog was lifting on the city.

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Our Sawty Sortie – A Photo Essay

My wife Tracey and I have identified Sawtell New South Wales (affectionately known by the locals as Sawty), as a potential site for us to spend some time in future years . Here is a selection of shots of this stunning coastline taken on a recent sortie (short return trip).


Other posts featuring Sawtell:

365 Places: Sawtell

365 Places: Cafe TREEO

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Korora Sunrise, The Second Coming – A Photo Essay

Another beautiful sunrise this morning at Korora Beach, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales.

See our other posts about Korora at Geokult Travel:

365 Places: Sunrise over the Pacific

Sunrise at Korora – A Photo Essay

365 Places: Korora Beach

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