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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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Stoney Creek in Anakie Gorge

Stoney Creek Anakie Gorge

Stoney Creek in Anakie Gorge ​ Stoney Creek in Anakie Gorge: Anakie Gorge in the Brisbane Ranges, is a stunning gorge with some of its folded rock formation estimated to have been formed around 500 million years ago (that’s a loooong time!). The area was devastated by bushfires in 2006 and flash flooding in 2011,…

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Gnarly old tree – You Yangs Forest Park

Gnarly Old Tree in You Yangs Forest Park

Gnarly old tree – You Yangs Forest Park ​ This gnarly old tree in the You Yangs Forest Park, was quite striking in full colour, but seemed to invite photography in black and white. I used a Sepia Tone effect with a little grain reduction in Silver Efex Pro, to convert the original colour image…

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In the Woods – You Yangs Forest Park

In the Woods - You Yangs Forest Park

In the Woods – You Yangs Forest Park ​ Found a very picturesque small clump of trees in my afternoon excursion into the You Yangs Forest Park today – this was in my opinion the best shot of what turned out to be ten excellent photos of the ten I shot. Photographed with: Olympus Pen…

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A boatload of boats – across Corio Bay Geelong

Boatloads of Boats - Corio Bay Geelong

A boatload of boats – across Corio Bay Geelong ​ This view across Corio Bay Geelong from Western Beach, shows the shipyards of the Western Beach Boat Club in the foreground and many boats moored in the bay, with the You Yangs on the horizon, all below heavy storm clouds in the sky. Photographed with:…

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