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2013 Aussirose Photos


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2013 FAVOURITE PHOTO

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HUBBY AND I HAVE TAKEN A REAL INTEREST IN PHOTOGRAPHY. AFTER SEEING HOWIE'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.

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

THESE PHOTOS WERE TAKEN AT A PLACE CALLED BOSHACK NEAR TOOYAY ABOUT 2 HOURS NORTH OF PERTH. WE STAYED THE NIGHT HERE WITH OUR FIRST MEETUP.COM PHOTOGRAPHY GROUP AND ENJOYED SOME PRETTY COOL PHOTO SESSIONS.

BOSHACK IS A GLAMPING HOLIDAY STAY. OVERSEAS VISITORS LOVE IT..... AND SO DO US LOCALS :)

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IN MAY WE ATTENDED A PHOTOGRAPHY MEET WHICH WAS A BIT LIKE THE AMAZING RACE. 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 FLASH ..... EXCEPT FOR THIS ONE BACK AT THE PUB.

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

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SHOOTING THE PERTH SKYLINE AT NIGHT WAS FUN. WE ARRIVED IN SOUTH PERTH OFF THE FERRY JUST BEFORE SUNSET TO START SHOOTING WHEN COLOURS ARE AT THEIR BEST.

I WAS RACING TO SET UP MY TRIPOD TO GET THE MOON RISING IN THE WEST AND PERTH CITY TO THE NORTH. ALL THE WHILE HOPING THAT I HAD CHOSEN THE RIGHT SETTINGS. IF YOU ARE A FELLOW AMATURE PHOTOGRAPHER...... YOU'LL UNDERSTAND WHAT I MEAN :)

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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 THESE SHOTS OF A GUY SPINNING A STICK AROUND WITH LIGHTS ON EACH END.

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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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2013 SAW US IN KUALA LUMPUR AND MELAKA AGAIN. ALSO PENANG FOR THE FIRST TIME. I WAS REALLY IMPRESSED WITH THE PHOTOS I GOT OF THE TOWERS KL FROM THE TRADERS SKY BAR.

MELAKA - THIS TIME I WANTED TO ENHANSE A FEW OF THE PHOTOS I TOOK WITH HDR AND GRUNGE LOOK. I BOUGHT AN ADDON TO PHOTOSHOP ELEMENTS CALLED TOPAZ LABS. YOU CAN CREATE COOL EFFECTS WITH TOPAZ LABS USING THE PRE SETS :)

ALSO A FEW OF MY BEST FROM PENANG. PHOTO TAKEN ON THE BEACH BEFORE SUNRISE, MY FIRST MILKY WATER PIC, PHOTO CHANGED TO B&W AND ONE TAKEN FROM PENANG HILL.

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MELAKA

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PENANG

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2013 WAS THE YEAR WE DID THE BIG WESTERN AUSTRALIAN WILDFLOWER TRIP SOUTH FROM PERTH. YOU CAN READ ALL ABOUT IT IN MY OTHER BLOG. I HAVE A COUPLE OF FAVOURITE PIX.... BELOW. BUT ALSO I HAVE A COUPLE OF PHOTOS THAT I MANIPULATED IN PHOTOSHOP. I ENJOY PLAYING IN PHOTOSHOP :)

THE BARBED WIRE PHOTO WAS NOT EASY TO DO. YOU CAN'T USE AUTO FOCUS TO GET THIS. YOU HAVE TO MANUALLY FOCUS. I WAS LEARNING.

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ANOTHER GENRE I HAVE DEVELOPED AN INTEREST IN IS FLOWER PHOTOGRAPHY. HERE ARE MY 2013 FAVOURITES.

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LASTLY..... WHEN WE WERE IN ALBANY I BOUGHT MY FIRST 50MM PRIME LENS. THIS IS THE FIRST SHOT WITH MY NIFTY 50 ..... TAKEN AT AUGUSTA WHERE THE INDIAN OCEAN MEETS THE GREAT SOUTHERN OCEAN. I LOVE THIS SHOT OF HUBBY :) ..... AND MY NIFTY 50.

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

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2014 Aussirose Photos


View 2014 Cairns to Cape Trib Roadtrip & 2014 Kuala Lumpur & 2014 Kerala India & KL on aussirose's travel map.

2014 FAVOURITE PHOTO

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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 :) THIS PHOTO IS STILL ONE OF MY ALL TIME FAVOURITE PHOTOS.

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

I HAVE ALSO PROGRESSED IN THE USE OF PICASA AND PHOTOSHOP TO BRING OUT THE BEST IN MY PHOTOS. THE SHOT ABOVE WAS EDITED IN PICASA TO CREATE A SOFT, PLEASANT 'FLUFFY' PHOTO ...... HAHA :)

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2014 - AGAIN IN KL.... ALONG WITH A SIDE TRIP TO KERALA INDIA. CHECK OUT MY BLOG FOR THE FULL STORY.

I TOOK SOME FANTASTIC SHOTS IN KERALA AND KUMERAKOM THAT I JUST LOVE :)

HERE THEY ARE.

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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 USED THE CIRCULAR POLARISER FILTER AT OUR LOCAL YANCHEP NATIONAL PARK. THE PHOTOS ON THE DAY TURNED OUT REALLY NICE AND BLUE. I HAD FUN CAPTURING ROCK SHOTS INTO THE WATER - SPRAYING UP MUD. OTHER PHOTO IS OF SUN GLISTENING ON THE WATER..... ONE OF MY FAVOURITE THINGS TO SEE.

AND JUST A COUPLE MORE OF THE TAP TREE.....

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THE PHOTOS BELOW ARE EDITED USING PHOTOSHOP. THE ROUND ONE IS USING THE SMALL WORLD TECHNIQUE AND I CROPPED THE BOTTOM OFF JUST GIVING A NICE HALF CIRCLE EFFECT. THE OTHER ONES WERE TAKEN USING GIFT WRAPPING PAPER BEHIND, THEN I CLONED OUT THE MESSY STUFF :)

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CAN'T LEAVE OUT SOME OF MY FAVOURITE FLOWER PHOTS FOR 2014.... HERE THEY ARE :)

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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 TO F5.6, FOCUSED AND PLAYED SHUTTER SPEED AT 1/100. BECAUSE THE PHOTOS WERE STILL TOO DARK, I UPPED THE ISO TO 1250. ALL I NEEDED TO DO WAS KEEP DROPPING THE STRAWBERRY AND CLICK :)

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CAR LIGHT TRAILS.

AS YOU CAN SEE I AM GETTING RIGHT INTO THE PHOTOGRAPHY THING AND TRYING OUT EVERYTHING. THIS TIME WE WERE AT AN OVERHEAD HIGHWAY PASS AT CLAYSBROOK RAILWAY STATION, EAST PERTH.

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LOOKS LIKE WHEELS OF THIS TRAIN GOING PAST...... BUT IT IS ACTUALLY THE OVERHEAD ELECTRIC WIRES.

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GOT A LITTLE CREATIVE WITH THE STREET LIGHTS.... MY FIRST BOKKAH PHOTO.... AND I LIKE IT!! YEA :)

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FORMULA 1 AT SEPANG, KUALA LUMPUR.

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ANOTHER INTERESTING PHOTOGRAPHY LESSON. WHEN YOU ARE NEW TO DSLR PHOTOGRAPHY, YOU JUST WANT TO TRY ALL GENRES :)

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 AND BLUR.

I GOT SOME REALLY GREAT SHOTS WHEN WE VISITED THE FORMULA 1 IN KUALA LUMPUR - OUR FIRST TIME AT A GRAND PRIX RACE.
I STILL RECEIVE A LOT OF NICE COMMENTS ON THIS AND OTHER PHOTOS THAT I TOOK ON THE DAY.

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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.

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LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY IS NOT MY STRONGEST GENRE. YOU'LL SEE THAT IT GET'S MUCH BETTER IN 2015....

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NEXT - 2015 FAVOURITE PHOTOS.
READ ALL ABOUT HOW 2015 WAS A BIG YEAR IN PHOTOGRAPHY FOR ME.....

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2015 Aussirose Photos


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2015 FAVOURITE PHOTO

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MY FAVOURITE PHOTO FOR 2015!!

EARLY MORNING AT PYRAMID LAKE JASPER, ROCKY MOUNTAINS, CANADA IN OCTOBER.

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

NOPE!!... WHEN I GOT THIS SHOT... I WAS MOST CERTAINLY SHAKING WITH EXCITEMENT!!! I KNEW THIS WAS GOING TO BE GOOD :)

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!! YES!!... ALL EXPENSES PAID - TO ATTEND A PHOTO WORKSHOP INCLUDING A PHOTOGRAPHY CHOPPER RIDE OVER MANHATTAN! HUBBY AND I ARE SOOO EXCITED! :)

I HAD JOINED AN AUSTRALIAN PHOTOGRAPHY COMMUNITY WEB SITE EARLIER ON IN 2015. LATER IN THE YEAR THEY HAD A TRAVEL PHOTO COMPETITON THAT HAD THE ABOVE PRIZE UP FOR GRABS. LUCKY WE WERE ON A BIG OVERSEAS TRIP ;) ANYWAY, I NOT ONLY WON THE INTERMEDIATE DIVISION OF 35 PHOTOS, BUT ALSO MANAGED TO BEAT THE WINNER OF THE ADVANCED!! - AROUND 46 PHOTOS SUBMITTED.

HUBBY WAS ASTONISHED!! LOL. I HAVE A CROPPED CAMERA. HUBBIE'S CAMERA IS FULL FRAME HAHA :)

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

SO BELOW ARE MY FAVOURITE PHOTOS. PLEASE CHECK OUT MY BLOG HERE FOR THE WHOLE STORY.

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THIS IS HIGH KEY PHOTOGRAPHY.

HI-KEY PHOTOS ARE WHERE EVERYTHING EXCEPT YOUR SUBJECT IS WHITE. SO I SAW THIS PERFECT SUBJECT IN STANLEY PARK, VANCOUVER FOR MY HIGH KEY SHOT.

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THIS IS STILL MY ULTIMATE FAVOURITE PHOTO. I HAVE HAD IT PRINTED ON ALUMINIUM AND 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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COUPLE OF SUNSET PIX AT OUR LOCAL NATIONAL PARK.

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

YEA.... I WON!!

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

THIS TIME I WAS THE ONLY ENTRANT ........

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OK, YOU CAN STOP LAUGHING NOW.

THEME WAS "PAPER". SO I PUT MY THINKING CAP ON AND DECIDED TO MAKE A PAPER BOAT AND SAT 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 AV - F4, SETTING THE ISO AT 500.

FIRST COUPLE OF PHOTOS HAD LENS FLARE SO I TOOK THE CIRCULAR POLARISER OFF..... SILLY ME HAHA. 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.

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2015 FAVOURITE FLOWER PHOTOS.

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BECAUSE WE HAD TO WAIT A WHOLE YEAR BEFORE OUR BIG OVERSEAS TRIP, I HAD PLENTY OF TIME TO PRACTICE SOME NEW THINGS ON PHOTOSHOP. I FOUND YOUTUBE HELPFUL IN DISCOVERING NEW AND INTERESTING STUFF TO DO.

I DECIDED TO GET A LITTLE ARTY... NOTHING NEW THERE ;) THE PHOTO COMPOSITIONS BELOW ARE OF FREE PHOTOS OFF THE NET MERGED TOGETHER IN PHOTOSHOP.

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

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2016 Aussirose Photos


View 2018 Tasting Tasmania Roadtrip & 2016 Sydney - Cruise to New Caledonia South Pacific & 2017 Kuala Lumpur & Manukan on aussirose's travel map.

2016 FAVOURITE PHOTO

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I LOVE THIS PHOTO.

I HAVE IT PRINTED OUT ON ALUMINIUM AND IT IS HANGING ON MY FAMILY ROOM WALL.

TO TAKE THIS BUBBLE, I HAD A BLACK SHEET SPREAD ON THE DINING TABLE, A LAMP, CANON 60D MOUNTED ON TRIPOD AND CAMERA SETTING ON TUNGSTEN WHICH CREATES THE BLUE AFFECT.

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

HERE IS MY MASTERPIECE!! :)

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PAINTED ROSE

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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 I PUT ONE IN 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 AFTER FOCUSING ON THE ROSE WITH THE LIGHT TURNED ON. SETTINGS - AV - F8, ISO 100, CABLE RELEASE ATTACHED AND I WAS READY TO GO. LIGHTS OUT.

ACTION - CABLE RELEASE BUTTON AND START PAINTING THE ROSE WITH A LITTLE BLUE COLOURED MINI TORCH.

I 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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MACRO

2016 - I WANTED TO GET BETTER AT MACRO PHOTOGRAPHY. I STILL NEED TO WORK ON THIS. NOT QUITE HAPPY WITH THE RESULTS.

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2016 FAVOURITE FLOWER PHOTOS.

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MY TINY WORLD

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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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PLAYING ON PHOTOSHOP

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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.

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

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PLAYING WITH TOPAZ LABS

SPEAKING OF PHOTOSHOP.... IF YOU HAVE IT, THEN YOU NEED TO DOWNLOAD TOPAZ LABS THAT HAS A LOAD OF PRESETS THAT CREATE PHOTO HDR, GRUNGE, BOOST EFFECTS. PLUS YOU CAN ADJUST THE PRESETS OR EVEN CREATE YOUR OWN. I HAVE HAD A LOT OF FUN USING THE TOPAZ LABS IN PHOTOSHOP. GOOD FOR TURNING ORDINARY STREET SCENES INTO SOMETHING PRETTY COOL :) HERE ARE SOME OF PERTH.

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ATTEMPTING PORTRAITURE

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2016 ALSO SAW ME HAVING A GO AT 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 A 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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AND A COUPLE WITH JANINE, MY YOUNGER DAUGHTER.

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2016 SYDNEY AND SOUTH PACIFIC CRUISE.

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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 SAD :(
BUT FANTASTIC MEMORIES. READ ALL ABOUT IT IN MY OTHER BLOG.

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MY NIFTY FIFTY

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PHOTO COMPETITION - THEME "50MM"

OK, I DIDN'T WIN.... ALL PHOTOS ENTERED WERE TAKEN WITH A 50MM LENS.
BUT I LIKE MY PHOTO :)

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LASTLY ..... A STITCHED PANORAMA OF THE NEW ELIZABETH QUAY IN PERTH DOWN ON THE SWAN RIVER.

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2017 FAVOURITE AUSSIROSE PHOTOS COMING UP ......
HOPE YOU ENJOYED :)

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2017 Aussirose Photos


View 2018 Tasting Tasmania Roadtrip & 2017 Kuala Lumpur & Manukan on aussirose's travel map.

FAVOURITE PHOTO

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I SAY FAVOURITE BECAUSE I ACCOMPLISHED SOMETHING DIFFERENT, THE COLOURS ARE NICE AND IT HAS GOOD DEPTH OF FIELD.
CAN I DO BETTER? YES! SOMETHING FOR ME TO WORK ON IN 2018 :)

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I LOST MY PHOTOGRAPHY MOJO IN 2017. I HAVE HAD A CASE OF PHOTOGRAPHER BLOCK.... BLUES.... WHATEVER YOU CALL IT.
NEXT YEAR 2018 I HOPE TO RENEW MY ENTHUSIASM.

MY EMPLOYER HAS PROMISED US SOON THAT WE WILL BE WORKING FROM HOME. I AM REAL EXCITED ABOUT THIS BECAUSE IT MEANS THAT I CAN INVEST IN SOME COMFY SILK PJ'S AND NOT HAVE TO WEAR BUSINESS ATTIRE LOL ;) BUT WHAT I AM REALLY LOOKING FORWARD TO DOING IS TAKING AT LEAST 1 HR FOR LUNCH AND WALKING WITH MY CAMERA. EXERCISE PLUS HOPEFULLY SOME STREET/BEACH/PARK/FLOWER PHOTOGRAPHY ;) WELL THAT'S THE PLAN.

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JANDA BAIK

2017 - WE WENT BACK TO KUALA LUMPUR TO CATCH UP WITH OUR FRIEND MAY SUE AND OUR DRIVER PATRICK. THIS TIME WE VISITED A SMALL VILLAGE CALLED JANDA BAIK WITH A NICE STREAM RUNNING THROUGH. THIS IS A LOCAL OFF THE BEATEN PATH PLACE. THE LOCALS WERE SURPRISED TO SEE US THERE :)

HUBBY AND MAY SUE ALSO HAD A MASSAGE AT THE RESORT AND I TOOK THE OPPORTUNITY TO SHOOT SOME PHOTOS AROUND THE POOL AREA.

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CAMERON HIGHLANDS

WE ALSO SPENT A HUGE DAY WITH PATRICK ON A DRIVE UP TO THE CAMERON HIGHLANDS - A TRIP WELL WORTH DOING. WE SAW A NICE WATERFALL, VISITED THE TEA FACTORY, ROSES PLACE AND ALSO THE BUTTERFLY PLACE WHICH WAS MY FAVOURITE.

AT THE BUTTERFLY FARM THERE WAS A FUNNY GUY THAT PUT A WHOLE LOT OF CREATURES ON HOWIE FOR OUR PHOTO ENJOYMENT :)

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MELAKA

WE COULDN'T WAIT TO VISIT MELAKA AGAIN AND HAVE A NICE BABA NONYA LUNCH. MELAKA IS A VERY WALKABLE VILLAGE. WE FOUND AN OLD RUINED BUILDING THAT HAD SOME PRETTY AMAZING GRAFITTI.

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PULAU MANUKAN

WE TOOK A SIDE TRIP TO MANUKAN ISLAND, SABAH MALAYSIA. THIS WAS OUR FIRST MOST RELAXING HOLIDAY IN A LONG TIME. EVERYONE NEEDS A RELAXING HOLIDAY SOMETIME :) I DID MANAGE TO GET SOME NICE SCENIC PHOTOS.

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SWAN VALLEY

A FRIEND FROM BELGIUM VISITED US AND WE DID A BUS TRIP TO THE SWAN VALLEY WINERIES. I MANAGED TO TAKE A COUPLE OF SHOTS THAT I REALLY LIKE.

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MORE MACRO

STILL TRYING TO GET BETTER AT MACRO PHOTOGRAPHY. I HAVE A LONG WAY TO GO :)

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