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2016 Aussirose Photos


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THIS IS MY 2ND ALL TIME FAVOURITE PHOTO.
I HAVE PRINTED THIS OUT IN ALUMINIUM ... SAME AS THE RED LEAF SHOT
TAKEN IN VANCOUVER 2015.

MY PHOTO SITE HAD A WEEKLY COMPETITION THEME - "BUBBLE".

I HAD A BLACK SHEET SPREAD ON THE DINING TABLE, A LAMP, CANON 60D
MOUNTED ON TRIPOD AND CAMERA K SETTING ON TUNGSTEN.

COULDN'T GET ANY BUBLE SHOTS IN THE AIR..... SO I CHANGED TACTICS
AND DECIDE TO SHOOT THE BUBBLES THAT HAD LANDED.

HERE IS MY MASTERPIECE!! :)

~~oOo~~

I LOVE NIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY..... OR BASICALLY ANYTHING WITH PRETTY LIGHTS.

THIS BALMY NIGHT I WAS ADMIRING MY LOVELY RED ROSES AND DECIDED TO
GET A LITTLE CREATIVE.

SO, CLIPPED A LOVELY RED ROSE AND SAT IT ON A VASE ON MY COFFEE TABLE
IN FRONT OF THE BLACK SCREEN OF MY TV.
A COUPLE OF MINUTES LATER I HAD THE CANON 60D SET ON A TRIPOD,
LINED UP AND SET TO MANUAL ON THE LENS AFTER FOCUSING ON THE ROSE
WITH THE LIGHT TURNED ON.
SETTINGS AT APERTURE PRIORITY F8 AND ISO 100, CABLE RELEASE ATTACHED
AND I WAS READY TO GO. LIGHTS OUT.

JUST A MATTER OF HITTING THE CABLE RELEASE BUTTON TO TAKE THE PICTURE
AND PAINTING THE ROSE WITH A LITTLE BLUE COLOURED MINI TORCH.

INSTANTLY FELL IN LOVE WITH THE RESULT! THERE'S NOTHING MORE
EXHILARATING THAN KNOWING YOU HAVE NAILED A PHOTO!!...
WELL MAYBE THERE IS... BUT THAT'S ANOTHER TOPIC FOR DISCUSSION LOL.

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GOOGLE 'TINY PLANET PANORANA' IMAGES AND THIS IS WHAT I WANTED
TO CREATE.

SO I UPLOADED ONE OF MY NIGHT PANORAMA PHOTOS TO PHOTOSHOP
ELEMENTS. THE FOLLOWING IS THE PROCESS.

1. MAKE THE PANORAMA SQUARE. GO TO IMAGE RESIZE AND UNCHECK THE
CONSTRAINTS BOX AND COPY THE WIDTH NUMBERS TO THE SPACE FOR THE
HEIGHT. (DON'T CRINGE AT THE RESULT..... JUST DO IT)

2. CLICK AGAIN ON IMAGE AND ROTATE 180D

3. GO TO FILTER / DISTORT / POLAR COORDINATES - SMALL WORLD )

HINT.... IT'S A GOOD IDEA TO HAVE A STRAIGHT HORIZON AND NOT TOO
MANY DIFFERENT SHADES ON THE HORIZON. THAT IS WHY I CHOSE A
NIGHT SHOT WITH BLACK BACKGROUND.

PRETTY COOL HEY :)

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2016 SAW ME GETTING MORE CREATIVE USING PHOTOSHOP ELEMENTS.

NOT MUCH TO SAY ABOUT THIS ONE...... EXCEPT MAYBE THAT I HAD TOO
MUCH TIME ON MY HANDS HAHA.

TOOK A PICTURE OF HUBBY WITH MY NIFTY 50MM LENS. PLEASED WITH THE
RESULT. DECIDED TO ADD SOMETHING INTERESTING USING PHOTOSHOP
ELEMENTS.

I HAD SEEN SOME COOL MANIPULATED PHOTOS USING SUNGLASSES
REFLECTION. THIS IS RELATIVELY EASY TO DO USING LAYERS IN PHOTOSHOP.
I PLACED A SHOT TAKEN AT MAMMOTH CAVE, MARGARET RIVER BEHIND
HUBBY. PHOTO IS OF BUSH REFLECTIONS ON THE WATER AT THE MOUTH OF
THE CAVE.
THEN USING A SIMPLE LAYER MASK AND PAINTING HUBBY'S SUNGLASSES
REVEALING THE PHOTO BEHIND :)

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2016 ALSO SAW ME ATTEMPTING SOME PORTRAITURE PHOTOGRAPHY.

WE HAD A PHOTOGRAPHY MEET UP AT THE GOLF BOTANICAL GARDENS
IN JOONDALUP... NEARBY HOME. I SUGGESTED THAT IT MIGHT BE A GOOD
IDEA FOR US TO HAVE A MODEL POSE FOR US ON THE DAY.
DAUGHTER KELLI WAS HAPPY TO HELP OUT...... ESPECIALLY SINCE I BRIBED HER
WITH A FREE LUNCH AND GLASS OR 2 OF WINE ;)

I TOOK SOME FABULOUS PHOTOS ON THE DAY AND SO DID THE OTHERS.
MY KELLI WAS A STAR! :)

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OUR 2016 HOLIDAY WAS THE FIRST BIG VT MEET IN SYDNEY FOLLOWED BY
THE FIRST BIG VT CRUISE. GREAT MEMORIES!

TURNS OUT TO BE THE LAST AS TRIP ADVISER HAVE AXED VT. (virtualtourist.com)

SO THE NEXT FEW FAVOURITES FOR 2016 WERE TAKEN AT THAT MEETUP.
NO EXPLANATION NEEDED.

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PHOTO COMPETITION - THEME "50MM"

OK, I DIDN'T WIN.... ALL PHOTOS ENTERED WERE TAKEN WITH 50MM.

I DECIDED TO DO SOMETHING DIFFERENT AND TAKE A PHOTO OF MY 50MM :)

I LIKE THE RESULT ;)

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2017 FAVOURITE AUSSIROSE PHOTOS YET TO BE TAKEN ......
HOPE YOU ENJOYED :)

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2014 Aussirose Photos


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WE WERE AT A PHOTOGRAPHY SHOOT AT ARALUEN BOTANICAL GARDENS IN THE
HILLS OF PERTH. I WAS INTERESTED IN DOING SOME MACRO SHOOTING.
FIRST TIME USING MY MACRO LENS.

WITH THE HELP OF PHOTOSHOP TO BURN SOME OF THE GREEN LEAVES SURROUNDING
THE PINK FLOWERS, THIS RATHER PLAIN PHOTO TURNED INTO SOMETHING QUITE
NEAT :)

THE PHOTO ABOVE IS STILL ONE OF MY ALL TIME FAVOURITES.

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2014 WAS A GREAT LEARNING CURVE FOR ME AND MY TRUSTY CANON 60D.
I HAVE BECOME MORE CONFIDENT WITH THE SETTINGS FOR DIFFERENT
SHOOTING CONDITIONS.

I HAVE ALSO PROGRESSED IN THE USE OF PICASA AND PHOTOSHOP TO
BRING OUT THE BEST IN MY PHOTOS.

SOME PHOTOGRAPHERS DON'T LIKE TO POST PROCESS THEIR PHOTOS.
EACH TO THEIR OWN.
PHOTOGRAPHY TO ME IS A SORT OF ART SO I AM HAPPY WHEN I CAN
TURN AN ALRIGHT SHOT INTO SOMETHING SPECIAL :)

THE SHOT ABOVE IS A PERFECT EXAMPLE. THIS WAS PRETTY ORDINARY
BUT I USED MY ARTISTIC SKILLS TO CREATE A SOFT, PLEASANT
'FLUFFY' PHOTO ...... HAHA :)
I USED PICASA TO SOFTEN THE SURROUNDS AND VIGNETTE IN SOFT PINK.

SO MY NOTHING SHOT TURNED INTO SOMETHING.

~~ooOoo~~

I DISCOVERED CAMERA FILTERS IN 2014. I HAVE A CIRCULAR NEUTRAL DENSITY
FILTER AND A CIRCULAR POLARISER. THE NEUTRAL DENSITY COMES IN HANDY
FOR SLOW SHUTTER SPEED PHOTOS AND THE POLARISER IS GREAT FOR FULL
SUN PHOTOS.

HERE I PLAYED WITH THE CIRCULAR POLARISER FILTER AT OUR LOCAL YANCHEP
NATIONAL PARK. THE PHOTOS ON THE DAY TURNED OUT REALLY NICE AND
BLUE. I ZOOMED IN AND CAPTURED THIS SHOT WHEN MY SON CHUCKED A
ROCK INTO THE WATER SPRAYING UP MUD.

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ONE LAZY WEEKEND I DECIDED TO HAVE A GO AT STRAWBERRY DROP SHOOTING
WITH MY MACRO LENS.

I SET A WINE GLASS FILLED WITH WATER ON MY MARBLE DINING TABLE AND
PLACED A TABLE LAMP CLOSE BY.
PUT MY CANON 60D ON A TRIPOD AND SET IT TO FULL MANUAL MODE.
SET APERTURE TO 5.6, FOCUSED AND PLAYED WITH SHUTTER SPEED (1/100).
BECAUSE THE PHOTOS WERE STILL TOO DARK, UPPED THE ISO TO 1250.

ALL I NEEDED TO DO WAS KEEP DROPPING THE STRAWBERRY AND CLICK :)

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THIS WAS A FUN PHOTOGRAPHY GROUP MEET UP. WE HEADED INTO EAST PERTH
TO TRY OUR HANDS AT NIGHT CAR LIGHT TRAILS.

I COULDN'T BELIEVE IT WHEN I NAILED THIS ONE! :)

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THIS BELIEVE IT OR NOT IS A TRAIN GOING PAST.
LOOKS LIKE THE TRAIN WHEELS IN MY PHOTO BUT IT IS ACTUALLY THE ELECTRIC WIRES.

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GOT A LITTLE CREATIVE WITH THE STREET LIGHTS....
YES.... YOU KNOW ME BY NOW ;)
MY FIRST BOKKAH PHOTO.... YEA!!

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ANOTHER INTERESTING PHOTOGRAPHY LESSON. AFTER CHECKING OUT
YOUTUBE, I WAS KEEN TO PRACTICE THE PANNING TECHNIQUE.

PANNING IS WHEN YOU SET YOUR CAMERA TO MANUAL AND SET SHUTTER
SPEED TO AROUND 1/60, THEN FOCUS ON A MOVING OBJECT, CLICK AND
IN AN EVEN MOTION... PAN - FOLLOWING THE MOVING OBJECT THROUGH.
THE END RESULT IS THE MOVING OBJECT IN FOCUS BUT THE BACKGROUND
SHOWS A SENSE OF MOTION.

I GOT SOME REALLY GREAT SHOTS WHEN WE VISITED THE FORMULA 1
IN KUALA LUMPUR - OUR FIRST TIME AT A GRAND PRIX RACE.
VERY EXCITING!! :)

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AND I LIKE THE COLOURS AND SHARPNESS OF THIS ONE....
ESPECIALLY AS HE SPUN OUT AND I SNAPPED OFF A QUICK ONE BEFORE
HE MOVED ON.

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2014 I ALSO LEARNT MORE ABOUT DEPTH OF FIELD.
THESE WERE ALL TAKEN UP THE TOP END OF QUEENSLAND ON OUR TRIP
FROM CAIRNS.

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ONE OF FAVOURITE SIGHTS IS GLISTENING SEA WATER. LIKE CRYSTALS.
YOU WOULD HAVE SEEN THIS ONE IF YOU HAVE CHECKED OUT MY
CAIRNS TO TOP END TRAVEL BLOG.
IT IS ONE OF MY FAVOURITES :)

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IN FACT I LOVE BEACHES :)

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LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY IS NOT MY STRONGEST GENRE.
YOU'LL SEE THAT IT GET'S MUCH BETTER IN 2015....
BUT UNTIL THEN.... MY CIRCULAR POLARISOR CERTAINLY HELPED IN THIS SHOT ;)

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READ ALL ABOUT HOW 2015 WAS A BIG YEAR IN PHOTOGRAPHY FOR ME.....

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2013 Aussirose Photos


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HUBBY AND I HAVE TAKEN A REAL INTEREST IN PHOTOGRAPHY.
AFTER SEEING HUBBY'S WONDERFUL PHOTOS TAKE IN EUROPE IN 2011
I FINALLY DECIDED TO JOIN THE WORLD OF DSLR PHOTGRAPHY AND BOUGHT
MYSELF A DSLR CANON 60D CAMERA.

HUBBY AND I HAVE JOINED A LOCAL PHOTOGRAPHY GROUP HERE IN PERTH
AND WE ARE ENJOYING LEANING NEW PHOTO TAKING TECHNIQUES TOGETHER.

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2013 SAW ME EXPERIMENTING WITH LONG EXPOSURES WHICH IS STILL MY
FAVOURITE TYPE OF PHOTO.

THIS PHOTO IS MY FAVOURITE FOR 2013.
TAKEN AT A PLACE CALLED BOSHACK NEAR TOOYAY ABOUT 2 HOURS NORTH OF PERTH.
WE STAYED THE NIGHT HERE WITH THE PHOTOGRAPHY GROUP AND ENJOYED DOING
LIGHT PAINTED NIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY OVERLOOKING THIS AWESOME LAKE.
AND THEN AGAIN, EARLY MORNING LOW LIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY.

BOSHACK IS A GLAMPING HOLIDAY STAY. FOR ALL OF YOU OVERSEAS VISITORS THAT
ENJOY PHOTOGRAPHY.... YOU'LL LOVE STAYING AT BOSHACK.

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IN MAY WE ATTENDED A PHOTOGRAPHY MEET WHICH WAS A BIT LIKE THE AMAZING RACE.
NO ELIMINATIONS, BUT WE WERE ASSIGNED A TASK TO COMPLETE WITH SPECIFIC PHOTOS
TO FIND AROUND PERTH.

WE HAD A FUN DAY BUT I DIDN'T TAKE ANYTHING THAT BEATS MY PREVIOUS PHOTOS
ABOVE..... EXCEPT FOR THIS ONE BACK AT THE PUB.

MOST OF YOU THAT KNOW ME COULD PROBABLY PICTURE ME TAKING THIS PICTURE LOL.
YOU SEE.... I GOT A LITTLE CREATIVE AFTER A COUPLE OF WINES OR THREE..... ;)

KIND OF TURNED OUT REAL GOOD.... I RECKON :)

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NEXT PHOTOGRAPHY MEET UP WAS SHOOTING THE PERTH SKYLINE AT NIGHT FROM
THE OTHER SIDE OF THE SWAN RIVER. WE ARRIVED JUST BEFORE SUNSET.
THERE WAS A FULL MOON WHICH I CAPTURED..... BUT THIS WAS MY BETTER SHOT.
JUST AFTER SUNSET AND BEFORE NIGHTFALL IS CALLED THE GOLDEN 20 MINUTES AND
SOME OF THE NICEST PHOTOGRAPHS ARE SHOT DURING THIS TIME WHEN COLOURS ARE
AT THEIR BEST.

I WAS RACING TO SET UP MY TRIPOD, GET THE MOON, TURN TO THE LEFT AND GET
PERTH CITY AND BACK AGAIN TO GET THIS SHOT..... ALL THE WHILE HOPING THAT I HAD
CHOSEN THE RIGHT SETTINGS. IF YOU ARE A FELLOW AMATURE PHOTOGRAPHER......
THEN I AM SURE YOU UNDERSTAND EXACTLY WHAT WAS HAPPENING HERE.... LOL.

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NOW THE EXCITING TIME THAT I HAD BEEN LOOKING FORWARD TO. I WAS HOPING THAT
MY PLANNED SETTINGS WOULD WORK. AFTER PLAYING A BIT, I FINALLY NAILED THE ONE!
MAYBE A BIT DARK.... BUT I LOVE THE COLOURS AND DEEP BLUE IN THE SKY.

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AND A COUPLE MORE THAT I TOOK LEADING UP TO THIS.

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TIME TO TURN AGAIN TO THE JETTY AND HAVE A PLAY WITH LONG EXPOSURE AND LIGHT
REFLECTION ON THE RIVER.

I THEN SOFTENED THE EFFECT AROUND THE SUBJECT IN PICASA TO CREATE THIS RESULT.
I LIKE THE WAY IT TURNED OUT :)

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THERE WERE 3 PHOTOGRAPHY GROUPS HERE ON THE NIGHT ALL SET UP ON THE FORESHORE.
ONE GROUP HAD VARIOUS LIGHTS AND WERE PLAYING AROUND WITH LIGHT PAINTING....
SOMETHING THAT FASCINATES ME.

SO I SET UP MY GEAR NEAR THE OTHERS AND CAPTURED THIS SHOT OF A GUY SPINNING A
STICK AROUND WITH LIGHTS ON EACH END.
NOT BAD HEY :)

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NO I DIDN'T PHOTOSHOP BART INTO THE PERTH SKYLINE HAHA.
THIS IS ANOTHER FORM OF LIGHT PAINTING. I COULDN'T BELIEVE IT WHEN AFTER A 30 SEC
EXPOSURE...... THIS WAS THE RESULT!

SOME GUY HAD A STICK WITH LIGHTS AND WALKED ALONG THE FORESHORE. (PIXEL STICK)
THE LIGHTS CHANGED COLOURS AND AFTER 30 SECONDS.... I GOT THIS!

IT'S LIKE THE LIGHTS TOLD A STORY AND AS THEY UNFOLDED WHILST THE GUY WALKED
SIDEWARDS.... THE CAMERAS AT SLOW SHUTTER SPEEDS FORMED A PHOTO.... OF BART :)

THIS WAS TOTALLY AMAZING!!!.... AND NOW I WANT ONE OF THOSE LIGHT STICKS!! :)

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NEXT BLOG..... FAVOURITE 2014 PHOTOS..... THEY GET BETTER..... :)

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2015 Aussirose Photos


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MY FAVOURITE PHOTO FOR 2015!!

EARLY MORNING SHOT PYRAMID LAKE JASPER, ROCKY MOUNTAINS, CANADA -
PHOTO TAKEN IN OCTOBER.

IT WAS FREEZING COLD...... BRRRR. THE SUN WAS JUST HITTING THE SNOW CAPPED
MOUNTAINS. I WAS SHAKING WITH EXCITEMENT..... OR WAS THAT COLD?.... ;)

NOPE!!... WHEN I GOT THIS SHOT... I WAS MOST CERTAINLY SHAKING WITH
EXCITEMENT!!! :)

IF YOU HAVE READ MY 2014 FAVOURITE PHOTOS YOU WILL KNOW THAT
LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY IS NOT ONE OF MY FAVOURITE GENRES.
HUBBY LIKES THE LANDSCAPE STUFF.

HOWEVER IN CONSIDERATION OF WHAT HAPPENED LATER IN JANUARY .....
I MAY HAVE TO GIVE LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY SOME SERIOUS THOUGHT.

WHAT HAPPENED?...

I WON A TRIP TO NEW YORK!! ALL EXPENSES PAID - TO ATTEND A PHOTO
WORKSHOP THERE WHICH INCLUDES A PHOTOGRAPHY CHOPPER RIDE OVER
MANHATTAN! HUBBY AND I ARE SOOO EXCITED! :)
SO IN APRIL/MAY 2017 WE ARE OFF TO NY THEN FLORIDA AND JAMAICA.
CAN'T WAIT!!

~~oOo~~

2015 WAS A BIG TRAVEL YEAR FOR US. WE HAD A 6 WEEK HOLIDAY THROUGH
HONG KONG, CANADA, USA AND BELIZE.

SO MOST OF MY FAVOURITE PHOTOS FOR 2015 ARE FROM THIS TRIP.

CANADA WAS ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL!

HERE IS A STUNNER TAKEN AT BOW LAKE NEAR BANFF. I HAVE LEARN'T THAT
A KEY ASPECT TO A GOOD PHOTO IS A STRAIGHT HORIZON. THAT IS ONE OF
THE FIRST THINGS I LEARN'T ON THE PHOTOGRAPHY SITE THAT I NOW
FREQUENT AND WHERE I WON THE TRAVEL PHOTO COMPETITION.....
WHICH BTW WENT FOR 1 WHOLE YEAR AND YOU GOT TO ENTER 5 PHOTOS.
THEN I WON IN THE INTERMEDIATE CATAGORY AND THEN WENT UP AGAINST
THE DUDE THAT WON THE ADVANCED CATAGORY. BOTH OF US HAD COMPETED
AGAINST A TOTAL OF AROUND 95 OTHER PHOTOS.
FANCY BEATING AN ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHER!! LOL.
BUT NOW.... THEY HAVE MADE ME ADVANCED ..... HAHA.

ANYWAY, THE PHOTO BELOW TO ME IS SIMPLE, CLEAN, HAS GOOD COMPOSITION
AND HOLDS THE VIEWER TO THE MOUNTAIN IN THE CENTRE.

SHOWS THAT I AM LEARNING.... ;)

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NEXT PHOTO - HIGH KEY

THE PHOTOGRAPHY SITE THAT I FREQUENT HAS WEEKLY COMPETITIONS.....
NO PRIZES.

THIS WEEK THEME - HIGH KEY. HI-KEY PHOTOS ARE WHERE EVERYTHING
EXCEPT YOUR SUBJECT IS WHITE.

SO I SAW THIS PERFECT SUBJECT IN STANLEY PARK, VANCOUVER.

OH WELL...... I DIDN'T WIN :(

BUT NEVER MIND..... I LIKE MY PHOTO..... AND THAT IS ALL THAT MATTERS :)

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THIS IS STILL MY ULTIMATE FAVOURITE PHOTO. I HAVE RECENTLY HAD IT
PRINTED ON ALUMINIUM TO HANG ON THE WALL.
AGAIN TAKEN IN STANLEY PARK, VANCOUVER.

I HAD IN MIND RED FALL LEAVES CASCADING DOWN OVER A BENCH SEAT.
WELL I HAD NO TIME TO PLAY WITH THAT VISION, BUT MANAGED TO CAPTURE
THIS INSTEAD.

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EARLY 2015 I JOINED THE PHOTOGRAPHY SITE MENTIONED PREVIOUSLY.
THIS SITE OFFERS PHOTO CRITIQUE AND WEEKLY THEMED COMPETITIONS

I ENTERED THIS PHOTO IN MY FIRST PHOTO COMPETITION -
SUBJECT "PLASTIC". I CHOSE PLASTIC WRAP AND TRIED AROUND 30 TIMES TO
GET A GOOD PHOTO TO SUBMIT HAHA.

WELL GUESS WHAT?..... I WON!! HAHA. PERSISTENCE PAID OFF :)

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OK.... 2ND COMP .... WON AGAIN!!! YEA :)

THIS TIME I WAS THE ONLY ENTRANT........ OK, YOU CAN STOP LAUGHING NOW.

THEME WAS "PAPER". SO I PUT MY THINKING CAP ON AND DECIDED TO MAKE A
PAPER BOAT AND ST IT ON SOME BLUE WRAPPING PAPER ON THE DINING TABLE.

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ANOTHER THEME - "TWO". THIS SEEMED PRETTY OPEN....

OUR ROSE BUSH HAD BEEN CUT BACK HARD AND THE REGROWTH WAS PHENOMENAL.
SO I HAD A BRAIN WAVE AND DECIDED TO TAKE A PICTURE OF ONE OF THE ROSES IN
A VASE IN FRONT OF MY PORTABLE MIRROR.

WELL THAT DIDN'T WORK OUT TOO WELL. SO THE NEXT NIGHT I THOUGHT I WOULD
LAY THE ROSE DOWN ON THE MIRROR INSTEAD.

VOILA!! PHOTO ENTITLED "TWO ILLUSION" :)

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CANDLE PHOTO.

IT'S FUN EXPERIMENTING WITH DIFFERENT PHOTO THEMES. THOUGHT I WOULD GIVE
A GO AT A CANDLE PHOTO.

SET THE CANDLE ON A PLATE ON TOP OF OUR CHESS TABLE WITH THE BLACK TV
SCREEN BEHIND. SAT THE 60D WITH 50MM PRIME LENS ON A TRIPOD AND PLACED ON
APERTURE MODE F4, SETTING THE ISO AT500.

FIRST COUPLE OF PHOTOS HAD LENS FLARE SO I TOOK THE CIRCULAR POLARISER OFF.
THEN BINGO!! GOT IT! :)

JUST A LITTLE SPOT BURNING IN PHOTOSHOP AND STRAITENING AND CROPPING IN
PICASA. ALSO GETTING MORE USED TO BASIC PHOTOSHOP SKILLS.

HAPPY WITH THE RESULT!! I HAVE THIS PHOTO AS MY PHONE SCREEN AND WHEN I
SWIPE THE PHONE TO LOG IN.... IT LOOKS LIKE SPARKLES ARE COMING OUT OF THE
CANDLE FLAME :)
I HAVE HAD QUITE A FEW PEOPLE REMARK ON THIS.

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2016 WILL SEE ME GETTING MORE CREATIVE WITH PHOTOSHOP ELEMENTS.
I HOPE YOU ENJOYED THIS BLOG.
PLEASE READ ON ... :)

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