Posts by Jürgen Strauss

Tiger at Melbourne Zoo

Indrah the Tiger at Melbourne Zoo

Indrah – Tiger at Melbourne Zoo. ​ Late in March, I visited the Melbourne Zoo early on a lovely autumn morning. As a Zoo member, I was able to enter the Zoo prior to the general public. As a result, everything was very quiet and the animals were still quite active. This is Indrah, the…

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Trains at Hawksburn Station

Train at Hawksburn Station

Trains at Hawksburn Station. ​ Hawksburn is a railway station in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located in the suburb of South Yarra, on the Pakenham, Frankston and Cranbourne railway lines. The railway station was opened in 1889. (Source: Wikipedia) Photographed with: Olympus Pen EP-3, with Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42 mm f3.5-5.6 lens set at 42…

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December sunrise in the You Yangs….

December Sunrise in the You Yangs

December Sunrise in the You Yangs ​ A December sunrise in the You Yangs, captured on my morning bike ride. Photographed with: Samsung Galaxy S3 using the Camera Awesome App from SmugMug. ​ A December sunrise in the You Yangs… – Jürgen Strauss Photography

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Majestic Gum Trees – a snake’s view

Majestic Gums - a snakes view

Majestic Gum Trees – a snake’s view ​ I had previously (in August) photographed this stand of majestic gum trees, and revisited the scene today in different light and because I now have that very wide angle lens I was yearning for back when I visited here last with my camera. Just for something different,…

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Can you hear the drums Fernando….

Fernando at Corio Quay

Can you hear the drums Fernando…. ​ A freighter called “Fernando” loads containers and timber logs at Geelong’s Corio Quay facility. Photographed with: Olympus Pen EP-3, with Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42 mm f3.5-5.6 lens set at 14 mm, f13 and +/- 2EV exposure bracket at ISO 200. Can you hear the drums Fernando…. –…

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Fuchsias and Petunias in the Rain

Petunias in the Rain

Fuchsias and Petunias in the Rain ​ Another afternoon of rain today, but at least warm enough and light winds to get out and photograph these fuchsias and petunias that were collecting rain drops. Have you wondered why many petals (and leaves too) cause water droplets to bead? This is commonly called the Lotus effect,…

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Making Hay at Serendip

Making Hay at Serendip

Making Hay at Serendip. ​ Making Hay while the sun shines! Freshly rolled hay bails adorn the field near Serendip Sanctuary. Photographed with: Olympus Pen EP-3, with Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 60mm f2.8 macro lens, with an exposure bracket of +/- 2 EV at f 14 and 200 ISO and the resultant images combined to…

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Bookshelf

Books on Bookshelf

Bookshelf ​ Books on a bookshelf. Photographed with: Olympus Pen EP-3, with Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 60mm f2.8 macro lens, with an exposure bracket of +/- 2 EV at f 5 and 200 ISO and the resultant images combined to produce an HDR image. Books on a bookshelf – Jürgen Strauss Photography

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Federal Woollen Mills Geelong

Federal Woollen Mill Geelong

Federal Woollen Mills Geelong ​ The former Federal Woollen Mills Geelong were constructed in 1912 to service the booming wool industry. Set on a 5.4 Ha site that was donated to the Commonwealth by the Geelong Harbour Trust, the Mills closed in the 1970s and are now the site of an art and design precinct…

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