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Weekend Wanderings - From One End to the Other

Last weekend I went into the city to do some night photography shots, most of you know this already, as I took my class in for a night photography class.   513 more words


Taking Students Out to Familiar Places

Last Thursday I showed you two images that had been taken at the same spot, but two years apart.  We talked about how it is can be an interesting thing to to go back to old places and see what you can get.   603 more words


First reinforced concrete bridge

On our river cruise on Saturday, David learned that we went under the first reinforced concrete bridge in Australia built in 1899. At the time, everyone was quite dubious about the bridge being able to withstand the weight of traffic, so the engineers loaded the bridge with with weights for six months before removing the weights and opening the bridge to traffic and diverting the river under the new bridge.

Shooting with the Nikon V2

Yesterday I took my new Nikon V2 (and two other cameras) out to Melbourne to do a bit of shooting, and it performed quite well. I mostly stayed in the Southbank and Yarra area, because I was also at Como Park in South Yarra to attend the Autobella car show. 83 more words


Saturday, April 5

After breakfast, Connie and Dr. Springate headed out for a walk in the park next to the hotel. When they came back, they took me.  It was beautiful – full of roses and petunias.  195 more words

Marvalous Melbourne

Many people in Perth are transplants from Melbourne.  The mining industry here and a declining economy there brought them to the Western Coast.  When I talk with many of them about their former city they get nostalgic.   1,421 more words