Wedding Photography

Enthusiast Photographer?  Been asked to shoot a friends Wedding or family?  A bit scared?  How do you get the Professional Photographers Look?  Well its actually quite easy! It is all about bokeh or more importantly a fast lens with a very fast aperture like f1.4 of f2.0.  f2.8 is great also and at medium telephotoContinue reading “Wedding Photography”

Cook Island, Tweed Heads, QLD, Australia

Well the love of Photography and Diving would eventually lead to an Underwater housing for one of my cameras.  This is my first time out with new Canon G1X MKII.  I did lot of research from Compact Camera, to Olympus Micro 4/3s to Digital SLR and finally decided on the G1X MKII for the factContinue reading “Cook Island, Tweed Heads, QLD, Australia”

Fitch Hatton Gorge, Mackay, QLD, Australia

When your on your way to Cairns from Brisbane you go through Mackay.  One trip about 60km west of Mackay worth checking out is the Finch Hatton Gorge, Waterfall and Rainforest.  A great place to stay is the Finch Hatton Gorge Cabins.  4×4 needed in the wet season, but in the dryer months a normalContinue reading “Fitch Hatton Gorge, Mackay, QLD, Australia”

Beechworth, VIC, Australia

Beechworth is a nice little town nestled in the foot hills of the Victorian Snow Region in North East Victoria.  Its famous for its Gold rush in the 1850s and the amazing Beechworth Bakery.  I highly recommend the bakery as one of the best in Victoria for the great Australian Meat Pie. May is aContinue reading “Beechworth, VIC, Australia”

Byron Bay Hinterland, NSW, Australia

Everybody who visits Byron Bay in NSW raves about the famous beaches like Wategoes.  However some of the best parts or attractions can be found in the Hinterland.  From the Pacific Highway (or soon to be Old Pacific Hwy) there is a lookout point off Coolamon Scenic Drive with great scenic vistas of the whole cauldronContinue reading “Byron Bay Hinterland, NSW, Australia”

Kiama, NSW, Australia

These photos were taken on the NSW coast, south of Sydney in a little town called Kiama.  I stayed here in May 2013 at The Sebel Kiama, which is a nice pleasant Hotel right on the door step of the town harbour.   Very comfortable rooms and, quiet and away from any main roads, veryContinue reading “Kiama, NSW, Australia”

Casterton Vic, Australia Hay Bales

After a flight from Brisbane to Adelaide (2000km) then a long 5hr drive to just the other side of the SA / VIC Border I stumbled past this paddock with Hay Bales at about 8:30pm on a Monday nite.  I actually drove past it for about 5 km before I decided, nope that looked likeContinue reading “Casterton Vic, Australia Hay Bales”

Black and White Photography

Next time your travelling, think of photo opportunities that will make great Black and White Photos.  Its easy to change to BW in Photoshop or Light-room or even on your ipad but its not possible to turn BW to colour photo easily.  So my tip is to think about how the light is falling andContinue reading “Black and White Photography”