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The best photography job there is

The best photography job there is has to be taking pictures of classic vehicles. The old 1961 Jaguar Mk2 has been going through some restoration and modification. The 1970 Mercedes 220 has been cleaned up so that it now looks very pretty. I get asked if I miss working as a landscape photographer and I…

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Moving the image library to download

Since retiring from landscape photography I have not produced any prints for sale. This website has sat neglected for quite some time. I am now rebuilding the library to include more images from the vault and also to allow image file downloading. It seems that there are now a few folk who wish to purchase…

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Melbourne City Night photography

Night photography in Melbourne City has been something I have wanted to get started for a while. These are just the beginning of a series of night photography shot in Melbourne City CBD. Shot as 22 MegaPixel High Dynamic Range. Here are a few images from what may be a new series that shows the…

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Video podcast gets underway

Well the Heads in the Cloud video podcast concept is now at the stage where we have a teaser video. Leo Dale, Ross Daniels and myself make comment on life the universe and everything. Living with the future might be the main thrust of the discussions. Have a look and ask a question or post…

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HD video up a tree

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I have been working with Treelogic for quite a few years now producing images for their website and yearly printed calendar. Recently in an effort to raise awareness for their new service branded Logical Tree Management I shot a little HD video with the DSLR. It describes the process of getting up a tree and…

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Churchyard in Tasmania revisited

HDR has taken me on a journey and now I have been messing around with some textured layering in Photoshop. I have always liked that “Old Master” canvas look where old oil goes a sort of crackled sheen. I recently started uploading some images at RedBubble just to give some other options for reproduction and…

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HDR Before and After image processing

A lot of people ask if the color in my images is real. Is it created with Photoshop or filters or some magic formula? The answer will vary depending on the image but over the last few years I have been refining a method using High Dynamic Range image processing as Tone Mapped images. I…

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Kilcunda rocks, looks like an elephant

I shot the beach cliffs near Kilcunda where the Bourne Creek meets the sea and later realized that this rock formation looked remarkably like an elephant. I have made a few large prints of this shot and the effect is even more staggering. Could be an ink splotch thing I know but you tell me,…

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Kilcunda trestle bridge

117 km southeast from Melbourne on the Bass Highway lies the small town of Kilcunda. There is a great ocean view from the main road and the old trestle bridge over Bourne Creek make it a wonderful landscape to spend a few hours. These 4 images are the initial trial images from the shoot a…

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Smooth-barked Apple (Angophora costata)

In amongst the two day shoot for the 2011 Golf course tree calendar, Stephen Frank from Tree Logic and I came across this Smooth Barked Apple at the Spring Valley Golf Club in Clayton South. It is near the 15th Green and has been in its current location far longer than the golf course itself.…

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