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Pleasure of Lines: drawing you in

Often, it isn’t until later that I understand why a scene or image draws my eye. Looking at this photo I took yesterday I now see the slope of the roof echoes the slope of the ute’s windscreen, and the line of fence posts lead the eye into the photo then up the chimney. 18 more words

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Brand New Era: old school style shooting

My photographic interests have taken a serious overhaul in the past few months: first it was the Sony DSC-QX100 Lens-style Camera that uses a smartphone for its viewfinder – that was a very interesting experience, and showed me the glory of a wide aperture lens teamed with a 20MP 1 inch sensor. 180 more words

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Woman, Window, and Dog: a silhouette portrait

It’s been a while since I employed the Olympus Grainy Black and White filter, but returning to it (as I always, joyously, do) is something of a personal event.

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Very Handsome Dog: Max the kelpie

This is Max: he looks very noble and sensible, but don’t let that fool you, he’s all bouncy, silly, energy!
I took these with my Olympus XZ-2 using the grainy black and white filter, through a smeary window, and I think it lends an especially retro feel.

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Rose With Visitor: Graham Thomas is quite attractive...

The one thing I have planted in my garden that has thrived is this lovely, butter yellow David Austin rose, Graham Thomas. Yesterday I noticed someone else finding it very attractive.

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Just Hanging On: the fig tree's last leaves

Seeking inspiration in my garden today, my eye fell upon the few remaining leaves on a little fig tree.

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