Monthly Archives: August 2008

Holidays at 1770

Last month, we enjoyed a week down at 1770, near Agnes Waters.  I like going there because it is one of the few places in Queensland you can photograph the sun setting over water (because I am too lazy to get up for sunrise).  My wife likes it as it is a safe place for...

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Day at the wetlands

The wetlands near Rydges resort Yeppoon are spectacular at the moment. It was only last year when they where dry as a bone, and now they are stunning again. Here are some photos I took at sunset last month, mostly of the Trina and the kids. Acacia leaning over at the tower Trina works/volunteers for...

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Weekend at the park

Well now that I have decided to become a wedding photographer, the question becomes what to do on a weekend without a wedding? So I took the kids down to our local park down at the Fitzroy River, and took these happy snaps. Thought I would try some classic black and white images First Mostyn...

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Melbourne Zoo

Last year we visited my home town of Melbourne while Trina was on a conference, and had a day at the zoo. So I practiced my wildlife photography, on animals stuck in cages, and behind some wire so I did not get eaten in the process. I got to test out my old manual Pentax...

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Fun with Ella and Renee

Last month, we had the pleasure of a visit from my nieces, Ella and Renee. They got to explore a little bit of Rockhampton, our kids got to spend some time with their older bossier cousins. They are both very photographic and lovely girls. This Renee on first visiting, she loves to talk with her...

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Emerald Dam

Well last week I got stuck out at Emerald for work (OK, Emerald is not all that bad, I did live there once), where we stayed out at the Dam, which was pretty tough. It was great to see the dam full of water, last time I was out there you could have almost walked...

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Photographing Acacia Falling

Last week we went on holidays to 1770, and here is a picture of my daughter Acacia (I know she is wearing blue, but when you have an older brother a lot of your clothes are going to be blue). Now in my defense (for letting my daughter fall in front of eyes), my camera...

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The Christening

Last week I went to a friend christening, which allowed me to try out some test shots in the Rockhampton Catholic Cathedral, good run for a future wedding without using a flash. I shot most of these photos with a 50mm f1.7, the close up with my Vivitar series 1 105mm. First, the son not...

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